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  1. It is with sadness we mark the passing of one of our dearest, and oldest, Grammarians. Pam died on 23 May 2019 aged 97.

    Vale - Pamela Yonge (Eddison, 1939) – 7.6.19

    It is with sadness we mark the passing of one of our dearest, and oldest, Grammarians. Pam died on 23 May 2019 aged 97.

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  2. After months of preparation, Wicked came to life at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

    Wicked wraps after sold out shows – 23.5.19

    After months of preparation, Wicked came to life at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

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  3. The Music Academy kicked off its 2019 Concert Series with the Together in Music concert on Friday, 5 April. Involving a large number of CGGS staff, students and members of the wider community, it is one of the biggest events on the music calendar.

    Together in Music – 23.5.19

    The Music Academy kicked off its 2019 Concert Series with the Together in Music concert on Friday, 5 April. Involving a large number of CGGS staff, students and members of the wider community, it is one of the biggest events on the music calendar.

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  4. On Wednesday, 15 May, we were delighted to present the inaugural ACT Anglican Schools Bands Festival.

    ACT Combined Anglican Schools Bands Festival Concert – 23.5.19

    On Wednesday, 15 May, we were delighted to present the inaugural ACT Anglican Schools Bands Festival.

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  5. On Friday 10 May, Girls Grammar hosted the Canberra International Music Festival.  The Chapel provided a stunning location for a full day of music provided by some of the international artists in town for the Festival.

    Canberra International Music Festival – 23.5.19

    On Friday 10 May, Girls Grammar hosted the Canberra International Music Festival. The Chapel provided a stunning location for a full day of music provided by some of the international artists in town for the Festival.

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  6. As we move towards our centenary year, we find ourselves looking back to our history more than ever. Founders’ Day festivities this year took on a new sense of importance as we honoured old customs and created new traditions

    Old customs and new traditions - Founders' Day – 9.5.19

    As we move towards our centenary year, we find ourselves looking back to our history more than ever. Founders’ Day festivities this year took on a new sense of importance as we honoured old customs and created new traditions

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  7. To honour Mother’s Day, we asked Sue Hart (Grant, 1972) to give us her thoughts on what the day means to her.

Sue's association with CGGS began in 1971, joining the School in Year 11 and becoming School Vice Captain and Kilburn Swimming Captain in 1972. Her two daughters, Madeleine (2000) and Stephanie (2005) joined the school in 1996. Sue was appointed to the School Board in 2000. She was previously a member and Deputy President of the P&F and President of the Grammarians' Association. Sue runs her own successful secretariat and governance services business, following careers in federal politics and the public service.

    Sue Hart on Mother's Day – 9.5.19

    To honour Mother’s Day, we asked Sue Hart (Grant, 1972) to give us her thoughts on what the day means to her. Sue's association with CGGS began in 1971, joining the School in Year 11 and becoming School Vice Captain and Kilburn Swimming Captain in 1972. Her two daughters, Madeleine (2000) and Stephanie (2005) joined the school in 1996. Sue was appointed to the School Board in 2000. She was previously a member and Deputy President of the P&F and President of the Grammarians' Association. Sue runs her own successful secretariat and governance services business, following careers in federal politics and the public service.

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  8. Our Boarders are fortunate to have a stand-in mum in the form of Tina Twigg, but nothing is quite the same as having your own mother by your side, particularly on Mother’s Day.

This Sunday, some of our Boarders will have the opportunity to spend time with their mothers as they participate in the Mother’s Day Classic, or enjoy Devonshire Tea in the Boarding House.

    Boarding Mums send messages of love – 8.5.19

    Our Boarders are fortunate to have a stand-in mum in the form of Tina Twigg, but nothing is quite the same as having your own mother by your side, particularly on Mother’s Day. This Sunday, some of our Boarders will have the opportunity to spend time with their mothers as they participate in the Mother’s Day Classic, or enjoy Devonshire Tea in the Boarding House.

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  9. It has now been a week since the launch of the new Agora and uptake of the new platform has been steady.

    Agora – have you logged in yet? – 12.4.19

    It has now been a week since the launch of the new Agora and uptake of the new platform has been steady.

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  10. This week we opened ticket sales for the CGGS production of Wicked – click here to take advantage of early bird rates now!

    Wicked! – 29.3.19

    This week we opened ticket sales for the CGGS production of Wicked – click here to take advantage of early bird rates now!

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  11. In the days following the attacks in Christchurch, members of our Senior Council wanted to show their support to the victims and members of the community affected by the terror.

    Service Captain calls for kindness – 21.3.19

    In the days following the attacks in Christchurch, members of our Senior Council wanted to show their support to the victims and members of the community affected by the terror.

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  12. For the students in our care, the introduction of bans, restrictions, constraints and rules are a double-edged sword. It gives them boundaries, certainty, ritual and traditions, teaches them how to live in a community and at times, offers up a great source of irritation that children and adolescents rage against passionately.

    From the Principal - flipping the phone conversation – 1.3.19

    For the students in our care, the introduction of bans, restrictions, constraints and rules are a double-edged sword. It gives them boundaries, certainty, ritual and traditions, teaches them how to live in a community and at times, offers up a great source of irritation that children and adolescents rage against passionately.

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  13. This week, as I walked around the Senior School during lunchtimes, or earlier in the day in the Junior School, and watched so many students sitting, playing and interacting, I reflected on the purpose of social time in the school day. Unstructured activity, outside, with multiple year groups, playing music, sharing stories and experiences, and in some instances their lunch. This is a great school with an extraordinary story and a proud past.

    From the Principal - reflection – 15.2.19

    This week, as I walked around the Senior School during lunchtimes, or earlier in the day in the Junior School, and watched so many students sitting, playing and interacting, I reflected on the purpose of social time in the school day. Unstructured activity, outside, with multiple year groups, playing music, sharing stories and experiences, and in some instances their lunch. This is a great school with an extraordinary story and a proud past.

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  14. We are aware that a number of our community members received parking fines on the day of the Fete and as a result, we have been in ongoing discussions with the ACT Government about this issue.

    Fete parking fines – 30.11.18

    We are aware that a number of our community members received parking fines on the day of the Fete and as a result, we have been in ongoing discussions with the ACT Government about this issue.

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  15. During Semester 2, the Year 9 and Year 10 Independent Learning Program (ILP) cohorts have been bursting at the seams with inventive ideas, visions, and creations.

    Independent Learning Program - showcase and links – 30.11.18

    During Semester 2, the Year 9 and Year 10 Independent Learning Program (ILP) cohorts have been bursting at the seams with inventive ideas, visions, and creations.

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