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  1. Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

    Music scholars22 May

    Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

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  2. Today, on Founders’ Day, we remember and celebrate the Community of Sisters of the Church who founded our School 94 years ago. It is a day to reflect upon our shared values that have developed from the strength and commitment of our founders and how they worked together with the community to build a place of education and faith.

    Memories from Founders’ Days past8 May

    Today, on Founders’ Day, we remember and celebrate the Community of Sisters of the Church who founded our School 94 years ago. It is a day to reflect upon our shared values that have developed from the strength and commitment of our founders and how they worked together with the community to build a place of education and faith.

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  3. Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

    2022 Scholarships now open7 May

    Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

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  4. Last week we announced the names of three Senior School students whose Anzac Day poetry won them each a prize in our competition.

    Junior School Anzac Day poetry winners announced29 April

    Last week we announced the names of three Senior School students whose Anzac Day poetry won them each a prize in our competition.

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  5. A good friend always reminded me, when life was getting a bit grim, of the Easter message – saying, “Just remember, Easter Sunday always follows Good Friday!” We will get through this event.

    From the Deputy Principal9 April

    A good friend always reminded me, when life was getting a bit grim, of the Easter message – saying, “Just remember, Easter Sunday always follows Good Friday!” We will get through this event.

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  6. Despite the uncertainty of the current times, Canberra Girls Grammar School has settled into a cycle of agility, adaptability and delivery that is quite remarkable. There are four steps in the cycle, and parents, students, staff and the community are all involved.

    ‘Tis the good reader that makes the good book9 April

    Despite the uncertainty of the current times, Canberra Girls Grammar School has settled into a cycle of agility, adaptability and delivery that is quite remarkable. There are four steps in the cycle, and parents, students, staff and the community are all involved.

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  7. Members of The Music Academy Faculty have come together to provide uplifting music performances for the CGGS community to share and connect during these social distancing times.

    Uplifting our community through music9 April

    Members of The Music Academy Faculty have come together to provide uplifting music performances for the CGGS community to share and connect during these social distancing times.

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  8. Across the School, we have been impressed with the way our students have demonstrated resilience and adaptability to their changed circumstance and engaged with their learning so positively.

    What’s remote learning really like?9 April

    Across the School, we have been impressed with the way our students have demonstrated resilience and adaptability to their changed circumstance and engaged with their learning so positively.

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  9. As parents and caregivers you may be wondering how to talk with your child about COVID-19 and what, given the mountain of information available, is appropriate to share. While a conversation about the very thing that is causing your child anxiety may seem counter-intuitive, it is important for you to help your child make sense of what he or she is feeling, hearing and seeing.

    From the Head of Junior School9 April

    As parents and caregivers you may be wondering how to talk with your child about COVID-19 and what, given the mountain of information available, is appropriate to share. While a conversation about the very thing that is causing your child anxiety may seem counter-intuitive, it is important for you to help your child make sense of what he or she is feeling, hearing and seeing.

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  10. Last week, in an interview with ABC radio, a 96-year-old local resident described the qualities she believed, in her experience, have underpinned our society in times of greatest adversity. These qualities, she said, were kindness to others, resilience and being hope-filled people.

    Our history is instructive when predicting the future of Canberra Girls Grammar School27 March

    Last week, in an interview with ABC radio, a 96-year-old local resident described the qualities she believed, in her experience, have underpinned our society in times of greatest adversity. These qualities, she said, were kindness to others, resilience and being hope-filled people.

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  11. My family, although not very musical now, played a few instruments. My dad played the accordion by ear. I have a European background so music was always within our household. My mum, when I was about ten, decided that I’d been singing so much around the house, she put me into a choir and a bunch of other activities, but singing came through in the end!

    Introducing Sonia Connor, Head of Choirs26 March

    My family, although not very musical now, played a few instruments. My dad played the accordion by ear. I have a European background so music was always within our household. My mum, when I was about ten, decided that I’d been singing so much around the house, she put me into a choir and a bunch of other activities, but singing came through in the end!

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  12. Junior School and Senior School students are invited to submit an entry to our CGGS inaugural Anzac Day Poetry Competition. The winning poems will be published on the CGGS website and book prizes will be presented in Week 1 of Term 2.

    Anzac Day poetry competition26 March

    Junior School and Senior School students are invited to submit an entry to our CGGS inaugural Anzac Day Poetry Competition. The winning poems will be published on the CGGS website and book prizes will be presented in Week 1 of Term 2.

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  13. We spoke to five students from across the School to discover how they are approaching this extraordinary time. From friends, family (pets included!) and taking up new activities, each of them offer something we can all learn from.

    The power of a positive mindset26 March

    We spoke to five students from across the School to discover how they are approaching this extraordinary time. From friends, family (pets included!) and taking up new activities, each of them offer something we can all learn from.

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  14. In the Junior School we recognise and mark International Women’s Day in a wide variety of ways and this year is no different. While Sunday, 8 March was the official International Women’s Day, our school discussions and events spanned the week prior to this special day and our programs and practises, that relate to the 2020 complimentary themes - #EachForEqual and Generation Equality, will run for the whole school year.

    Recognising gender equality year-round13 March

    In the Junior School we recognise and mark International Women’s Day in a wide variety of ways and this year is no different. While Sunday, 8 March was the official International Women’s Day, our school discussions and events spanned the week prior to this special day and our programs and practises, that relate to the 2020 complimentary themes - #EachForEqual and Generation Equality, will run for the whole school year.

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  15. Year 10 boarder, Alex Williamson, recently competed in three events held in the Snowy Mountains region. Alex placed 1st in the Snowy Mountain Bike Festival (15km race), 1st in the TreX Cross Triathlon (Junior category) and 3rd in the Sri Chinmoy Multi Sport Marathon, a team event where she did one of the run legs, held in Jindabyne last weekend. Congratulations on these incredible achievements, Alex!

    Student Achievements13 March

    Year 10 boarder, Alex Williamson, recently competed in three events held in the Snowy Mountains region. Alex placed 1st in the Snowy Mountain Bike Festival (15km race), 1st in the TreX Cross Triathlon (Junior category) and 3rd in the Sri Chinmoy Multi Sport Marathon, a team event where she did one of the run legs, held in Jindabyne last weekend. Congratulations on these incredible achievements, Alex!

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