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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. This week in the Senior School’s first face-to-face assembly since March, Music Captain, Ashleigh Lane, was invited to deliver the ‘Thought of the Week’.

    Seeking out ‘shinies’23 October

    This week in the Senior School’s first face-to-face assembly since March, Music Captain, Ashleigh Lane, was invited to deliver the ‘Thought of the Week’.

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  3. In Year 12 Physics we study a phenomena called “Black body radiation”. The theory of black body radiation states that all warm objects emit radiation. In everyday life we are used to the sun emitting visible light which helps us see.

    Science Faculty glows under infrared light25 September

    In Year 12 Physics we study a phenomena called “Black body radiation”. The theory of black body radiation states that all warm objects emit radiation. In everyday life we are used to the sun emitting visible light which helps us see.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. With the help of Deakin House, Tutor Group PD8 decided to create a gift hamper as a token of our appreciation for the cleaners’ extra effort and work to keep our school clean and COVID-free during this pandemic.

    Dedicated cleaning team recognised by Deakin House25 September

    With the help of Deakin House, Tutor Group PD8 decided to create a gift hamper as a token of our appreciation for the cleaners’ extra effort and work to keep our school clean and COVID-free during this pandemic.

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  7. Each year we run a number of sessions to inform students and their parents about the calculation of the ATAR and explain ‘scaling’. This year’s session will be run slightly differently, but we encourage all current Year 10-12 students and their parents to register for this online session (students from lower years are also welcome to join).

    ATAR scaling information session11 September

    Each year we run a number of sessions to inform students and their parents about the calculation of the ATAR and explain ‘scaling’. This year’s session will be run slightly differently, but we encourage all current Year 10-12 students and their parents to register for this online session (students from lower years are also welcome to join).

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  8. 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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  9. With 14 percent of CGGS students speaking another language outside of school with parents, grandparents and other family members, the focus for this year’s Languages Week was to celebrate the cultural diversity in our school community and all languages spoken, not just those that are taught at school.

    Celebrating Languages Week11 September

    With 14 percent of CGGS students speaking another language outside of school with parents, grandparents and other family members, the focus for this year’s Languages Week was to celebrate the cultural diversity in our school community and all languages spoken, not just those that are taught at school.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Deep Blue – innovations for the future of our oceans was the theme for National Science Week 2020. The CGGS Science Week celebrations were launched by Grammarian, Shannon Taylor (2011), who captured students’ attention in our virtual assembly where she the shared her research on seal disease and toxicology, including her field work on Australia’s sub-Antarctic islands.

    Science Week at the Senior School28 August

    Deep Blue – innovations for the future of our oceans was the theme for National Science Week 2020. The CGGS Science Week celebrations were launched by Grammarian, Shannon Taylor (2011), who captured students’ attention in our virtual assembly where she the shared her research on seal disease and toxicology, including her field work on Australia’s sub-Antarctic islands.

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  15. The Boarding House, or ‘BoHo’ as the boarders like to call it, is like one big family. We’ve all got each other’s back through thick and thin. Through the frequent number of times the fire alarm has woken us from our beauty sleep to screaming songs in the boarders’ sitting room during our daily karaoke.

    Activities in the Boarding House28 August

    The Boarding House, or ‘BoHo’ as the boarders like to call it, is like one big family. We’ve all got each other’s back through thick and thin. Through the frequent number of times the fire alarm has woken us from our beauty sleep to screaming songs in the boarders’ sitting room during our daily karaoke.

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