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  1. Congratulations to Grammarian Kate Hitchcock (2014) who has just landed an internship in the office of Californian Democratic Congressman Mark DeSaulnier on Washington DC’s Capitol Hill in 2018.

    Grammarians’ News – 16.11.17

    Congratulations to Grammarian Kate Hitchcock (2014) who has just landed an internship in the office of Californian Democratic Congressman Mark DeSaulnier on Washington DC’s Capitol Hill in 2018.

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  2. The year 12 cohort of 2016 were farewelled at their Graduation Dinner at Parliament House last night, a special occasion for the students and their families.

There to officially welcome the girls to the wonderful world of Canberra Girls Grammar School’s Alumni was our very own Grammarian, Dr. Penny King (1987).

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 2.12.16

    The year 12 cohort of 2016 were farewelled at their Graduation Dinner at Parliament House last night, a special occasion for the students and their families. There to officially welcome the girls to the wonderful world of Canberra Girls Grammar School’s Alumni was our very own Grammarian, Dr. Penny King (1987).

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  3. In Term 1, 2017 the Music Department are extending an invitation to the CGGS community to take part in a performance of Dan Forrest’s - Requiem for the Living.  We are inviting parents, caregivers, Grammarians, Staff and community members to join the community choir or orchestra for this wonderful performance.

    2017 COMMUNITY CHOIR & ORCHESTRA OPPORTUNITY – 2.12.16

    In Term 1, 2017 the Music Department are extending an invitation to the CGGS community to take part in a performance of Dan Forrest’s - Requiem for the Living. We are inviting parents, caregivers, Grammarians, Staff and community members to join the community choir or orchestra for this wonderful performance.

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  4. This week we are changing up the Grammarians’ News slightly.

Above is a photo that appeared in The Canberra Times of Canberra Girls Grammar School students ready to embark on a school trip to China in 1981. Can you help us identify these students?

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 25.11.16

    This week we are changing up the Grammarians’ News slightly. Above is a photo that appeared in The Canberra Times of Canberra Girls Grammar School students ready to embark on a school trip to China in 1981. Can you help us identify these students?

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  5. Over the weekend of 11–13 November the class of 1986 had their thirty year reunion, their second for the year as not all members of the cohort were able to attend the first reunion over the founders’ Day Weekend in May.

Many celebrations were had over the 3 days at various venues around Canberra including the National Press Club in Barton and Little Brooklyn in Kingston as well as a Heritage Walk and morning tea at Canberra Girls Grammar School on the Sunday.

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 18.11.16

    Over the weekend of 11–13 November the class of 1986 had their thirty year reunion, their second for the year as not all members of the cohort were able to attend the first reunion over the founders’ Day Weekend in May. Many celebrations were had over the 3 days at various venues around Canberra including the National Press Club in Barton and Little Brooklyn in Kingston as well as a Heritage Walk and morning tea at Canberra Girls Grammar School on the Sunday.

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  6. Congratulations to Grammarian Helen Curtis (1982) who has been awarded the ACT Women Lawyers Association Woman Lawyer of the Year - Government category.

Helen attended Canberra Girls Grammar School from 1964 – 1982. Helen says that she enjoyed her time at school from Year 7 to Year 12.

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 11.11.16

    Congratulations to Grammarian Helen Curtis (1982) who has been awarded the ACT Women Lawyers Association Woman Lawyer of the Year - Government category. Helen attended Canberra Girls Grammar School from 1964 – 1982. Helen says that she enjoyed her time at school from Year 7 to Year 12.

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  7. The Grammarians’ Association hosted their annual Year 12 Leavers Lunch on Thursday, 20 October where 156 students, Grammarians and staff gathered in the Boarding House Courtyard to celebrate this special occasion.

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 27.10.16

    The Grammarians’ Association hosted their annual Year 12 Leavers Lunch on Thursday, 20 October where 156 students, Grammarians and staff gathered in the Boarding House Courtyard to celebrate this special occasion.

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  8. The Grammarians’ Association will be holding their Garden Stall at the Junior School’s ACT Election polling booth.

    GRAMMARIANS’ GARDEN STALL ON ACT ELECTION DAY – 14.10.16

    The Grammarians’ Association will be holding their Garden Stall at the Junior School’s ACT Election polling booth.

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  9. Last Saturday we held our 90th Anniversary Birthday Gala Concert. I was wonderful to see our whole School community come together, from Junior School students to the Grammarians who returned to school to sing with our choirs.

We were treated to an evening showcasing a wide range of music and celebrating the talents of our students. From a violin concerto played by our Music Captain, Georgina Chan, to our award-winning bands – it was an enjoyable evening.

    GALA CONCERT LIGHTS UP THE STAGE – 23.9.16

    Last Saturday we held our 90th Anniversary Birthday Gala Concert. I was wonderful to see our whole School community come together, from Junior School students to the Grammarians who returned to school to sing with our choirs. We were treated to an evening showcasing a wide range of music and celebrating the talents of our students. From a violin concerto played by our Music Captain, Georgina Chan, to our award-winning bands – it was an enjoyable evening.

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  10. Over 40 members of the class of 2006 celebrated their 2nd 10 year reunion for the year for those that were unable to attend the Founders’ Day weekend in May.

The reunion kicked off with a tour of the school led by 3 current year 11 boarding students Cheryl Liu, Freya Hodge and LuLu Bellamy Peate.

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 23.9.16

    Over 40 members of the class of 2006 celebrated their 2nd 10 year reunion for the year for those that were unable to attend the Founders’ Day weekend in May. The reunion kicked off with a tour of the school led by 3 current year 11 boarding students Cheryl Liu, Freya Hodge and LuLu Bellamy Peate.

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  11. Each year the Grammarians run a garden stall and this year they are running it at the local election to raise funds for the Grammarians’ Association and we need your help!

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 16.9.16

    Each year the Grammarians run a garden stall and this year they are running it at the local election to raise funds for the Grammarians’ Association and we need your help!

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  12. Grammarian Katrina Marson (2007) has been named the 2016 ACT Young Lawyer of the Year.

When she was at school Katrina says she was always pretty active in co-curricular interests.

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 7.9.16

    Grammarian Katrina Marson (2007) has been named the 2016 ACT Young Lawyer of the Year. When she was at school Katrina says she was always pretty active in co-curricular interests.

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  13. Earlier this year Grammarian Hana Sayers (2002) was named ACT Midwife of the Year 2016.

As per her feature in the Her Canberra’s ‘Women in Work’ Section Hana talks about what it was that made her want to study midwifery at the University of Canberra and what she does to support women and families during and post pregnancy.

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 2.9.16

    Earlier this year Grammarian Hana Sayers (2002) was named ACT Midwife of the Year 2016. As per her feature in the Her Canberra’s ‘Women in Work’ Section Hana talks about what it was that made her want to study midwifery at the University of Canberra and what she does to support women and families during and post pregnancy.

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  14. On Monday, 15 August, the Year 12 Career Development lesson was visited by Grammarians Alix Biggs (2012) and Bec Richards (2015).

    STUDENTS RETURN TO DISCUSS TRANSITION TO UNIVERSITY AND FUTURE CAREERS – 19.8.16

    On Monday, 15 August, the Year 12 Career Development lesson was visited by Grammarians Alix Biggs (2012) and Bec Richards (2015).

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  15. On Friday August 5, Year 9 Commerce students took part in an enterprising women forum. Four young women from the CGGS community, Gemma Butler (2012); Bonnie Johnson; Kate Hanns and Erica Stephens (2001), told us their story since leaving school. They gave very interesting and information speeches, which will assist us in our upcoming assessment task.

    GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS – 12.8.16

    On Friday August 5, Year 9 Commerce students took part in an enterprising women forum. Four young women from the CGGS community, Gemma Butler (2012); Bonnie Johnson; Kate Hanns and Erica Stephens (2001), told us their story since leaving school. They gave very interesting and information speeches, which will assist us in our upcoming assessment task.

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