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  1. Canberra Girls Grammar School welcomes the Canberra community to the annual Parents and Friends Association Fete on Saturday 14 October, 10.00am to 3.00pm.

    The Fête is back! – 21.9.17

    Canberra Girls Grammar School welcomes the Canberra community to the annual Parents and Friends Association Fete on Saturday 14 October, 10.00am to 3.00pm.

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  2. Following on from the success of the CGGS Community Choir in Terms 1 and 3, we are again inviting parents, caregivers, Grammarians, Staff and community members to join the Community Choir in Term 4.

    Sing! – 21.9.17

    Following on from the success of the CGGS Community Choir in Terms 1 and 3, we are again inviting parents, caregivers, Grammarians, Staff and community members to join the Community Choir in Term 4.

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  3. Late in August, our Defence Families came together for a Twilight Evening at the Science Atrium. With 96 Permanent Australian Defence students, and many Reserve and International Military Families within our Junior and Senior Campus, this was the perfect opportunity for families to catch up with old friends, make new connections and chat with the Canberrean Family Liaison Officer regarding issues faced by Defence families.

    Connecting our Defence families – 8.9.17

    Late in August, our Defence Families came together for a Twilight Evening at the Science Atrium. With 96 Permanent Australian Defence students, and many Reserve and International Military Families within our Junior and Senior Campus, this was the perfect opportunity for families to catch up with old friends, make new connections and chat with the Canberrean Family Liaison Officer regarding issues faced by Defence families.

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  4. Four storytellers – each with diverse backgrounds and careers – came together for the launch event of The Green Room on 
Wednesday, 2 August 2017.

    Launching The Green Room – 10.8.17

    Four storytellers – each with diverse backgrounds and careers – came together for the launch event of The Green Room on Wednesday, 2 August 2017.

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  5. On Friday, 4 August, Burgmann House hosted Jeans for Genes Day – where students were encouraged to wear jeans with their uniform to support Children’s Medical Research (staff got in on the action with their favourite jeans as well).

    Jeans for Genes Day – 10.8.17

    On Friday, 4 August, Burgmann House hosted Jeans for Genes Day – where students were encouraged to wear jeans with their uniform to support Children’s Medical Research (staff got in on the action with their favourite jeans as well).

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  6. Canberra Girls Grammar School is pleased to announce the launch of The Green Room.

    Introducing The Green Room – 28.7.17

    Canberra Girls Grammar School is pleased to announce the launch of The Green Room.

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  7. The Defence Transition Mentor Program supports Defence students and their families from Reception to Year 12.  The Defence Mentor works in the Pastoral Care team and works in partnership with teaching staff to help all Defence students reach their best educational outcomes.

    Supporting our Defence Families – 1.6.17

    The Defence Transition Mentor Program supports Defence students and their families from Reception to Year 12. The Defence Mentor works in the Pastoral Care team and works in partnership with teaching staff to help all Defence students reach their best educational outcomes.

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  8. It is Week 6 and winter is here! Despite minus zero morning temperatures we still have beautiful autumn colours surrounding the Boarding House.

    Boarding House Happenings – 1.6.17

    It is Week 6 and winter is here! Despite minus zero morning temperatures we still have beautiful autumn colours surrounding the Boarding House.

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  9. Why do we celebrate Founders’ Day? For us at CGGS, it is an opportunity to remember the Sisters of the Church who founded the School 91 years ago and to value their legacy. It’s also a chance to celebrate community as we welcome our alumni back to school to be together and share memories.

    Celebrating tradition as we look to the future – 1.6.17

    Why do we celebrate Founders’ Day? For us at CGGS, it is an opportunity to remember the Sisters of the Church who founded the School 91 years ago and to value their legacy. It’s also a chance to celebrate community as we welcome our alumni back to school to be together and share memories.

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  10. As is the case with many fundraising initiatives at Canberra Girls Grammar School, strong ties through personal experience and connection often determine the charity each House choose to support.

    More than just a fundraiser for Deakin House – 18.5.17

    As is the case with many fundraising initiatives at Canberra Girls Grammar School, strong ties through personal experience and connection often determine the charity each House choose to support.

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  11. It’s a hat-trick! For the third year in a row, Canberra Girls Grammar School picked up the Biggest School Team trophy at the Canberra Mother’s Day Classic event.

    Three times the reward at Mother’s Day Classic – 18.5.17

    It’s a hat-trick! For the third year in a row, Canberra Girls Grammar School picked up the Biggest School Team trophy at the Canberra Mother’s Day Classic event.

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  12. As is tradition at Canberra Girls Grammar School, ANZAC Day commemorations were recently held to honour the men and women who have served to protect our country and our liberty.

On 26 April 2017, the Junior School held their ANZAC Day Service. The year 6 Defence Students, Lucinda Thompson, Freya Wilson, Milli Busch, Georgia Evans, Hannah Campbell, Charlotte Young, Sienna Page and Ellie Meggitt admirably hosted the service.

    Honouring ANZAC Day – 5.5.17

    As is tradition at Canberra Girls Grammar School, ANZAC Day commemorations were recently held to honour the men and women who have served to protect our country and our liberty. On 26 April 2017, the Junior School held their ANZAC Day Service. The year 6 Defence Students, Lucinda Thompson, Freya Wilson, Milli Busch, Georgia Evans, Hannah Campbell, Charlotte Young, Sienna Page and Ellie Meggitt admirably hosted the service.

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  13. When Dean of Music, Mr Joel Copeland, commenced at Canberra Girls Grammar School two terms ago, he brought with him a vision – the idea to bring members from all corners of our community together on-stage for a ‘community concert’. And not just any performance – it would be the Australian premiere of Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living.

    Australian premiere of Requiem for the Living – 7.4.17

    When Dean of Music, Mr Joel Copeland, commenced at Canberra Girls Grammar School two terms ago, he brought with him a vision – the idea to bring members from all corners of our community together on-stage for a ‘community concert’. And not just any performance – it would be the Australian premiere of Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living.

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  14. Each year our six Senior School Houses run fundraisers for their chosen charity. First cab off the rank for 2017 was Robertson, raising money for Liver Kids Australia.

    Robertson de-livers once again – 23.3.17

    Each year our six Senior School Houses run fundraisers for their chosen charity. First cab off the rank for 2017 was Robertson, raising money for Liver Kids Australia.

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  15. My name is Nicole Nielsen and I am very excited to have been appointed as the Defence Transition Mentor (DTM) at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

    New CGGS Defence Transition Mentor – 8.3.17

    My name is Nicole Nielsen and I am very excited to have been appointed as the Defence Transition Mentor (DTM) at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

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