CALENDARS ON CANVAS
On Tuesday 4 August, two new calendars were added to Canvas: Junior School Events Calendar and Senior School Events Calendar, you will automatically be added to the relevant calendar/s.
Both calendars will show key campus events and will be populated with any changes or additions. These changes will be automatically updated. Please ensure that these calendars are selected and highlighted in your list of calendars in order for you to view the events.
We appreciate your patience as this process is implemented.
The Combined Canberra Grammar Schools' Band Concert
You're invited to attend the 2015 Combined Canberra Grammar Schools' Bands Concert.Read more
Read APFACTS' latest newsletter here.
AVCAT are pleased to announce that Applications for 2016 Scholarships and Bursaries open on 18 August 2015.
The Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) is a national independent charity helping the children and grandchildren of ex-service men and women to a better future through higher education.
Through the help of our generous donors AVCAT administers scholarships to the children of those who have served our country in peace and war in the Australian Army, Navy and Airforce. Scholarship selection is on a need and merit basis.
We are also very excited to announce the AVCAT Commemorative Bursary in recognition of 30 years of service to the veteran community. This special bursary is valued at $15,000 and aims to financially assist an Australian veteran’s child as they pursue their university studies.
All applications are open on 18 August 2015, Vietnam Veterans' Day, and strictly close on 31 October 2015.
For more information about AVCAT, please visit our website and if you have any queries or concerns please feel free to contact us on 02 9213 7999 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Link here for more information.
The AVCAT Team
The P&F are collecting good quality items to sell at the Fete including toys, clean clothing (no school uniforms, underwear or socks), sports equipment, books etc. Please note we cannot sell TVs, computers, electrical goods, furniture, encyclopaedias or reference books, magazines over 3 years old (unless collectables), broken heavy items or any large items, videos or floppy disks.
Please pack and label items into boxes and leave them on the apron of the P&F shed just inside the Senior School gates on Chapel Drive. For valuable items please contact Ross Hicks 0419 684 330 or Rosshix8@gmail.com to arrange a suitable time for collection.
The Entertainment Book Fundraiser is on again! By purchasing an Entertainment Book, which is packed with hundreds of 50 percent off and 2-for-1 offers for the best local restaurants, cafes, attractions, hotel accommodation, travel and much more, you can be contributing a charity, with 20 percent of book proceeds going towards Anglicare.
The Entertainment Book is now available as a Digital Membership for your Apple or Android device. So why not be entertained for a great cause.
You can order your book on The Entertainment Book website, just click here.
A SPECIAL BAPTISM AT THE CHAPEL
Little Kieran Kelly is baptised at the Chapel of the Annunciation by the Rev’d Paul Harris during the July Family and Friends' service at the weekend. His parents Dane and Natalie Jenkins (Science teacher), look on.
7-9 AUGUST, WODEN SENIORS' BIG BOOK FAIR
Friday 7 August 11-6pm, Saturday 8 August 10-4pm and Sunday 9 August 10-4pm, 12 Corinna Street, Woden. A huge range of quality books, including collectables, children's books, fiction and non-fiction, will be on offer at reasonable prices. On Saturday, there will be story telling sessions for children at 12 noon and 2 pm with Mollie B of the ACT Storytellers Guild. An added feature will be 'Happy Hour' from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday 9 August, when books will be at rock bottom prices. The Coffee Shop will be open for morning or afternoon tea and cakes, jewellery and bric a brac will be on sale. Entry is by gold coin donation. There is parking at the Club. For further information visitwww.wodenseniors.org.au
9 AUGUST, AIR SCOUTS FIELD DAY
11am-4pm, Latrobe Park Scout Hall, Deakin. Air Scouts Canberra is looking to recruit new families into their group. Air Scouts is similar to normal Scouting but with a special interest in aviation and space. Come and try Air Scouts on Sunday. You can make an emergency shelter, build a water rocket, fly a model plane, learn some cool knots, play team games and toast marshmallows. For more information contact Martine, Cub Scout Leader on 0417 350 055 or email@example.com
28 AUGUST, RIBBONS & CRANES BRAIN CANCER AWARENESS DINNER
7pm, Corinna Room, Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden. All funds raised in support of Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and Brain Tumour Alliance Australia. Book your tickets through http://www.trybooking.com/141443. Link here for more information.
To submit community notices or student achievements and photos for consideration in the Weekly Update, please email Monica Masters on firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Wednesday.
To submit news on CGGS Grammarians for consideration in the Weekly Update, please email Laura Hannan on email@example.com by COB Wednesday