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  1. Year 6 students Catherine Diedricks and Alyse O’Brien have been selected for the Cricket ACT u13 Pathway Program and Elizabeth Diedricks (Year 9) has been selected for the u15 program. The girls have spent Term 3 regularly training at the Cricket ACT High Performance Centre and have also played indoor cricket over Term 3.

    Student Achievements23 October

    Year 6 students Catherine Diedricks and Alyse O’Brien have been selected for the Cricket ACT u13 Pathway Program and Elizabeth Diedricks (Year 9) has been selected for the u15 program. The girls have spent Term 3 regularly training at the Cricket ACT High Performance Centre and have also played indoor cricket over Term 3.

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  2. All students in Years 3-6 had their say last Friday, 16 October, when they were asked to vote in a mock ACT election.  During the week leading up to ACT election day, students were given the opportunity to investigate the parties and candidates standing for election in the electorate of Murrumbidgee, where CGGS is located.

    Junior School votes in mock election23 October

    All students in Years 3-6 had their say last Friday, 16 October, when they were asked to vote in a mock ACT election. During the week leading up to ACT election day, students were given the opportunity to investigate the parties and candidates standing for election in the electorate of Murrumbidgee, where CGGS is located.

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  3. While the range of sports and activities has been reduced throughout Term 3, the efforts of students, parents, staff and coaches have been very much appreciated.

    Sports and activities update25 September

    While the range of sports and activities has been reduced throughout Term 3, the efforts of students, parents, staff and coaches have been very much appreciated.

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  4. We had a fantastic finish to our FAST FIVE Netball competition this week. Thanks to everyone who embraced the opportunity to dress-up.

    Winter Netball FAST FIVE Season wrap up25 September

    We had a fantastic finish to our FAST FIVE Netball competition this week. Thanks to everyone who embraced the opportunity to dress-up.

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  5. Recently, 22 of our Year 6 students participated in the annual, nationwide Write a Book in a Day (WABIAD) competition, raising funds for The Kids’ Cancer Project.

    Write a Book in a Day25 September

    Recently, 22 of our Year 6 students participated in the annual, nationwide Write a Book in a Day (WABIAD) competition, raising funds for The Kids’ Cancer Project.

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  6. In Term 4 2020, we are launching an introductory elite athlete program entitled the CGGS Podium Program in Term 4 2020. This program will develop and challenge aspiring athletes from across all sports. Potential participants will be selected through a nomination and interview process.

    Introducing the Podium Program11 September

    In Term 4 2020, we are launching an introductory elite athlete program entitled the CGGS Podium Program in Term 4 2020. This program will develop and challenge aspiring athletes from across all sports. Potential participants will be selected through a nomination and interview process.

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  7. Orienteering is back and happening! And with 14 girls – enthusiastic adventurers, clearly captivated as ‘keen runners’, the program is up and out there!

    Orienteering in the Junior School11 September

    Orienteering is back and happening! And with 14 girls – enthusiastic adventurers, clearly captivated as ‘keen runners’, the program is up and out there!

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  8. We are opening the sign-up sheets for our Term 4, Summer co-curricular activities this week.

    Summer Sports sign-ups11 September

    We are opening the sign-up sheets for our Term 4, Summer co-curricular activities this week.

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  9. Fabulous Fete WEEK – YES you read it correctly – Fabulous Fete WEEK!

    2020 Fabulous Fete Week11 September

    Fabulous Fete WEEK – YES you read it correctly – Fabulous Fete WEEK!

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  10. Student achievements28 August

    Neva Thomas is a Year 1 student who is learning sand art from her father. Earlier this term, Neva entered the Junior School Talent Show with a video of herself creating a sand animation. Prue Sheargold, Director of Junior School, talked to Neva about her talent and the inspiration for her winning video entry.

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  11. The Junior School celebrated Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week on 24 August. It was wonderful to see the students and staff alike embracing this year’s theme – we could see curious creatures and wild minds everywhere! We had scientists, dinosaurs, book characters, creatures of all size and shape, unicorns and even a rock band Dewey and the Decimals.

    A curious and wild Book Week28 August

    The Junior School celebrated Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week on 24 August. It was wonderful to see the students and staff alike embracing this year’s theme – we could see curious creatures and wild minds everywhere! We had scientists, dinosaurs, book characters, creatures of all size and shape, unicorns and even a rock band Dewey and the Decimals.

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  12. Wednesday, 5 August marked a milestone occasion in the lives of our Prep students. This was their 100th day of school and we celebrated this special day in a number of ways that linked to the number 100.

    100 Days of Prep28 August

    Wednesday, 5 August marked a milestone occasion in the lives of our Prep students. This was their 100th day of school and we celebrated this special day in a number of ways that linked to the number 100.

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  13. On 15 August, 1945, Japan accepted the Allied demand for unconditional surrender bringing an end to the Second World War. We commemorate the price of peace on this date every year, now known as Victory in the Pacific Day, also known as VP Day.

    Defence students mark Victory in the Pacific Day14 August

    On 15 August, 1945, Japan accepted the Allied demand for unconditional surrender bringing an end to the Second World War. We commemorate the price of peace on this date every year, now known as Victory in the Pacific Day, also known as VP Day.

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  14. In addition to the great range of co-curricular sports on offer across the school, there are plenty of clubs and activities available to participate in – check them out...

    Co-curricular Clubs & Activities14 August

    In addition to the great range of co-curricular sports on offer across the school, there are plenty of clubs and activities available to participate in – check them out...

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  15. It was a wonderful relief to be able to activate real, live sport once again at CGGS at the start of this term. CGGS is a unique school in the ACT, we have boarders and a high number of international students along with a very ethically and socially conscious school community.

    Co-curricular Sport – The CGGS Return to Play plan14 August

    It was a wonderful relief to be able to activate real, live sport once again at CGGS at the start of this term. CGGS is a unique school in the ACT, we have boarders and a high number of international students along with a very ethically and socially conscious school community.

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