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  1. Cycling around the Canberra region over the weekend made me realise how beautiful the winter colours are, particularly the sky.

    From the Principal - Beyond our imagination19 June

    Cycling around the Canberra region over the weekend made me realise how beautiful the winter colours are, particularly the sky.

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  2. There is only one week left to apply for scholarships and bursaries.

    2022 scholarships and bursaries closing soon18 June

    There is only one week left to apply for scholarships and bursaries.

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  3. Students and staff in the Music Academy continue to discover innovative ways to create entertaining performances for our community to enjoy.

    Rock This Town – Adelaide Avenue Jazz Band18 June

    Students and staff in the Music Academy continue to discover innovative ways to create entertaining performances for our community to enjoy.

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  4. Prep F are currently inquiring into How We Express Ourselves and looking at the different ways people express their ideas and feelings.

    Prep F express themselves with Beethoven18 June

    Prep F are currently inquiring into How We Express Ourselves and looking at the different ways people express their ideas and feelings.

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  5. In order to assist Year 8 students with their subject selections for 2021, a Languages Immersion Day was held earlier this month.

    Year 8 Languages immersion experience18 June

    In order to assist Year 8 students with their subject selections for 2021, a Languages Immersion Day was held earlier this month.

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  6. Living and leading through a pandemic has taught me a few valuable lessons. To start with, I had to come to terms with the fact that it is not a definable concrete and sequential challenge. The pandemic is rolling over us, with ebbs and flows, fits and starts, new challenges and challenge fatigue.

    From the Principal - Life is full of complex situations4 June

    Living and leading through a pandemic has taught me a few valuable lessons. To start with, I had to come to terms with the fact that it is not a definable concrete and sequential challenge. The pandemic is rolling over us, with ebbs and flows, fits and starts, new challenges and challenge fatigue.

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  7. Social isolation has made catching up with your friends pretty hard, so the CGGS Parents and Friends Association (P&F) have your next dinner party covered.

    Who wants to win a Zoom dinner?4 June

    Social isolation has made catching up with your friends pretty hard, so the CGGS Parents and Friends Association (P&F) have your next dinner party covered.

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  8. We will virtually open the doors to our award-winning Early Learning Centre (ELC) on Saturday, 20 June at 9.30am. This experience will give ‘visitors’ the opportunity to gain an insight into what a typical day at the ELC looks like for children aged three to five.

    ELC Virtual Open Day4 June

    We will virtually open the doors to our award-winning Early Learning Centre (ELC) on Saturday, 20 June at 9.30am. This experience will give ‘visitors’ the opportunity to gain an insight into what a typical day at the ELC looks like for children aged three to five.

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  9. Congratulations to Year 8 student, Lilian Bailey who recently won an art prize run by Zart, the supplier of art and craft materials. The competition asked students to submit an artwork reflecting the statement ‘home is where the art is’.

    Year 8 artist picks up art prize4 June

    Congratulations to Year 8 student, Lilian Bailey who recently won an art prize run by Zart, the supplier of art and craft materials. The competition asked students to submit an artwork reflecting the statement ‘home is where the art is’.

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  10. Our teaching staff regularly have the opportunity to act as mentors pre-service teachers. It is an excellent form of reciprocated reflection, for both parties.

In the Senior School, we are fortunate enough to currently have two Grammarians come back as pre-service teachers.

    Grammarians return to the classroom4 June

    Our teaching staff regularly have the opportunity to act as mentors pre-service teachers. It is an excellent form of reciprocated reflection, for both parties. In the Senior School, we are fortunate enough to currently have two Grammarians come back as pre-service teachers.

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  11. The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley graciously offered to provide an exclusive remote interview to Canberra Girls Grammar School students after having to cancel their attendance at the 2020 CGGS ANZAC Day Assembly due to COVID-19.

    A conversation with the Governor-General4 June

    The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley graciously offered to provide an exclusive remote interview to Canberra Girls Grammar School students after having to cancel their attendance at the 2020 CGGS ANZAC Day Assembly due to COVID-19.

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  12. On Thursday, 28 May 2020, a small gathering was held as Mrs Belinda Moss planted a rose named in her honour, in appreciation of her valuable contribution to the School.

Belinda was a member of the School Board for 11 years from 2008 and held the position of Chair of the Board from 2011 to 2019. She was the first woman to hold the position.

    Planting of the Belinda Moss rose4 June

    On Thursday, 28 May 2020, a small gathering was held as Mrs Belinda Moss planted a rose named in her honour, in appreciation of her valuable contribution to the School. Belinda was a member of the School Board for 11 years from 2008 and held the position of Chair of the Board from 2011 to 2019. She was the first woman to hold the position.

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  13. The Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia called on student leaders to participate in their webinar:  Reimagining 2020: Leading in lockdown. Boarding Co-Captain, Sarah Walker, and School Captain, Lily Hall, ably represented CGGS and engaged in the conversation around 2020 not being what student leaders envisioned. With many of their plans turned upside down and change and uncertainty still ahead, the Alliance invited like-minded girls to connect and navigate these changes together.

    Leading in lockdown22 May

    The Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia called on student leaders to participate in their webinar: Reimagining 2020: Leading in lockdown. Boarding Co-Captain, Sarah Walker, and School Captain, Lily Hall, ably represented CGGS and engaged in the conversation around 2020 not being what student leaders envisioned. With many of their plans turned upside down and change and uncertainty still ahead, the Alliance invited like-minded girls to connect and navigate these changes together.

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  14. In our most recent eNews, we looked at stories of Canberra Girls Grammar School during the Second World War for guidance on how to behave in times of great challenge and upheaval. We can and must learn from history and, additionally, look forward to create a better world. In war times, CGGS got on with life day by day, finding a common cause and becoming a community based on resistance, defiance, and on mutual need. They just had to do the job to get through. They hoped for victory, worked and suffered for it.

    From the Principal - Our generation’s story22 May

    In our most recent eNews, we looked at stories of Canberra Girls Grammar School during the Second World War for guidance on how to behave in times of great challenge and upheaval. We can and must learn from history and, additionally, look forward to create a better world. In war times, CGGS got on with life day by day, finding a common cause and becoming a community based on resistance, defiance, and on mutual need. They just had to do the job to get through. They hoped for victory, worked and suffered for it.

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  15. The Head of Canberra Girls Grammar Senior School, Ms Julie Jorritsma, warmly invites current Year 10 students and their parents to attend an online, live information session to support the transition into Year 11 next year.

    Year 11 2021 Virtual Information Session22 May

    The Head of Canberra Girls Grammar Senior School, Ms Julie Jorritsma, warmly invites current Year 10 students and their parents to attend an online, live information session to support the transition into Year 11 next year.

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