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  1. The House banners and themed ribbons came out in full force once again for the school-wide Cross Country (Junior School) and Senior School Fun Run (Senior School).

    House spirit on show again at Cross Country and Fun Run1 April

    The House banners and themed ribbons came out in full force once again for the school-wide Cross Country (Junior School) and Senior School Fun Run (Senior School).

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  2. Harmony Day is an annual tradition that celebrates the unique cultural identities prevalent in our CGGS community. It encourages students to respect and recognise their differences, while rejecting prejudices and racism. It was an honour to organise an event that has always created a welcoming, accepting and safe environment for me – and hopefully did for CGGS this year.

    Celebrating who we are on Harmony Day1 April

    Harmony Day is an annual tradition that celebrates the unique cultural identities prevalent in our CGGS community. It encourages students to respect and recognise their differences, while rejecting prejudices and racism. It was an honour to organise an event that has always created a welcoming, accepting and safe environment for me – and hopefully did for CGGS this year.

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  3. We are excited to share some images of the Senior School sports courts resurfacing that took place throughout late February and into March.

    Renewal of the sports courts31 March

    We are excited to share some images of the Senior School sports courts resurfacing that took place throughout late February and into March.

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  4. The Senior School Library has been working with Year 7 students during Tutor Group to develop their study skills. This term, there has been a focus on research skills using a variety of library resources including databases, books, audio-visual material and the internet.

    Library happenings – Developing Year 7 students’ research skills31 March

    The Senior School Library has been working with Year 7 students during Tutor Group to develop their study skills. This term, there has been a focus on research skills using a variety of library resources including databases, books, audio-visual material and the internet.

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  5. The Junior School Swimming Carnival was held at Stromlo Leisure Centre earlier this month and it was a very successful day, with everyone having so much fun.

    Junior School student smashes records in the pool31 March

    The Junior School Swimming Carnival was held at Stromlo Leisure Centre earlier this month and it was a very successful day, with everyone having so much fun.

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  6. What an amazing start to Term 1 it has been in the Boarding House. With fresh new faces filling the BoHo, we have all had the privilege of meeting new students as well as new tutors.

    From the BoHo31 March

    What an amazing start to Term 1 it has been in the Boarding House. With fresh new faces filling the BoHo, we have all had the privilege of meeting new students as well as new tutors.

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  7. The values of Inclusion, Courage and Integrity are not at the heart of our school by accident, they were a deliberate choice starting with the Community of the Sisters of the Church, particularly Sister Hilda, the first Principal, and continuing in various forms through to our era.

    Our values in focus during Holy Week31 March

    The values of Inclusion, Courage and Integrity are not at the heart of our school by accident, they were a deliberate choice starting with the Community of the Sisters of the Church, particularly Sister Hilda, the first Principal, and continuing in various forms through to our era.

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  8. I am delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Ellena Papas as the new Executive Director (Operations) at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

    Introducing Ellena Papas31 March

    I am delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Ellena Papas as the new Executive Director (Operations) at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

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  9. Our School’s Anglican values of inclusion, courage and integrity have shone through this term as our whole school community engaged in the many events and learning experiences on offer in the Junior School and ELC.

    From the Deputy Principal (Head of Junior School)31 March

    Our School’s Anglican values of inclusion, courage and integrity have shone through this term as our whole school community engaged in the many events and learning experiences on offer in the Junior School and ELC.

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  10. It is always amazing how quickly a school term passes and this term has been no exception.  Our students have been exceptionally busy and achieving great things.  In an assembly earlier this term, Mrs Owen spoke to the girls about achieving their own personal best each day, marking their own progress and identifying markers of this progress for themselves.

    From the Deputy Principal (Head of Senior School)31 March

    It is always amazing how quickly a school term passes and this term has been no exception. Our students have been exceptionally busy and achieving great things. In an assembly earlier this term, Mrs Owen spoke to the girls about achieving their own personal best each day, marking their own progress and identifying markers of this progress for themselves.

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  11. To our parents, students and staff - can I say how much I have enjoyed my association with Canberra Girls Grammar. As always there are times of challenge, times of great sadness and yet, overwhelmingly, times of such fun and reward.

    From the Deputy Principal – Thank you31 March

    To our parents, students and staff - can I say how much I have enjoyed my association with Canberra Girls Grammar. As always there are times of challenge, times of great sadness and yet, overwhelmingly, times of such fun and reward.

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  12. Any parent and all teachers are aware of the basic ingredients that allow children to thrive for a majority of their lives. This advice, of course, is given as a generalisation. Sleep, diet, exercise, social interactions and challenge with choice are common factors. An emerging factor is the ability of a young person to ‘run their own race’.

    From the Principal - The Happy Child31 March

    Any parent and all teachers are aware of the basic ingredients that allow children to thrive for a majority of their lives. This advice, of course, is given as a generalisation. Sleep, diet, exercise, social interactions and challenge with choice are common factors. An emerging factor is the ability of a young person to ‘run their own race’.

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  13. I have despaired recently reading in the media about how we have been treating one another. And don’t start me on online behaviour.

This has made me reflect deeply on some of Professor Christine Porath’s ideas in her text: ‘Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace’.

    From the Principal - A civil society19 March

    I have despaired recently reading in the media about how we have been treating one another. And don’t start me on online behaviour. This has made me reflect deeply on some of Professor Christine Porath’s ideas in her text: ‘Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace’.

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  14. We are delighted to welcome new families to the School and look forward to working with you during your child’s educational journey.

However, we appreciate that sometimes circumstances change and you may need to adjust your child’s enrolment status.

    A friendly reminder from the Admissions office19 March

    We are delighted to welcome new families to the School and look forward to working with you during your child’s educational journey. However, we appreciate that sometimes circumstances change and you may need to adjust your child’s enrolment status.

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  15. Each year we hold four Family and Friends’ Chapel Services: Palm Sunday (Holy Week); Founders’ Day; Blessing of the Animals; and a Carol Service).

    Family and Friends’ Chapel Service – Holy Week19 March

    Each year we hold four Family and Friends’ Chapel Services: Palm Sunday (Holy Week); Founders’ Day; Blessing of the Animals; and a Carol Service).

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