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  1. Founders’ Day is a significant date on the Canberra Girls Grammar School calendar. Over a number of days and events, we pause to remember the intrepid women, the Order of the Sisters of the Church, who were tasked with founding our School in 1926 (originally named St Gabriel’s and located in what is now known as Glebe Park), and the following year, at the location of our current boarding house on Melbourne Avenue.

    Founders’ Day celebrations 20217 May

    Founders’ Day is a significant date on the Canberra Girls Grammar School calendar. Over a number of days and events, we pause to remember the intrepid women, the Order of the Sisters of the Church, who were tasked with founding our School in 1926 (originally named St Gabriel’s and located in what is now known as Glebe Park), and the following year, at the location of our current boarding house on Melbourne Avenue.

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  2. Those who gave up their time to attend the 40th Anniversary of the Gabriel Foundation last Thursday evening, were certainly not disappointed.

    40th Anniversary of the Gabriel Foundation7 May

    Those who gave up their time to attend the 40th Anniversary of the Gabriel Foundation last Thursday evening, were certainly not disappointed.

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  3. It was a happy moment yesterday at the Junior School Athletics Carnival, as I watched the intense excitement that was the Junior and Senior tug-of-war competition. Little hands, lined up along the length of rope, gripping tight and pulling with all their might, working together with their team and giggling with pure joy - all for the glory of House points.

    The line of women we come from7 May

    It was a happy moment yesterday at the Junior School Athletics Carnival, as I watched the intense excitement that was the Junior and Senior tug-of-war competition. Little hands, lined up along the length of rope, gripping tight and pulling with all their might, working together with their team and giggling with pure joy - all for the glory of House points.

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  4. Last week we celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Gabriel Foundation, an organisation that plays an important role in the School.  This anniversary coincides with another significant day in our School’s history, Founders’ Day.

    A Grammarian’s perspective on Founders’ Day7 May

    Last week we celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Gabriel Foundation, an organisation that plays an important role in the School. This anniversary coincides with another significant day in our School’s history, Founders’ Day.

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  5. This morning, in the warmth of the Boarding House, a small group of people gathered to honour Sarah Booth, a dedicated member of the Canberra Girls Grammar School community, who made her mark through kindness and the desire to advance women, their education and working conditions.

    Sarah Booth commemoration23 April

    This morning, in the warmth of the Boarding House, a small group of people gathered to honour Sarah Booth, a dedicated member of the Canberra Girls Grammar School community, who made her mark through kindness and the desire to advance women, their education and working conditions.

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  6. Saturday, 20 February is World Day of Social Justice. To mark the occasion, Grammarian Sarah Dobbie (2010) has written this article.

    World Day of Social Justice19 February

    Saturday, 20 February is World Day of Social Justice. To mark the occasion, Grammarian Sarah Dobbie (2010) has written this article.

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  7. To mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we invited Grammarian, Harriet Farlow (2012) to write an article about her journey and the rich and rewarding careers available to young women with a passion for science.

    Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science11 February

    To mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we invited Grammarian, Harriet Farlow (2012) to write an article about her journey and the rich and rewarding careers available to young women with a passion for science.

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  8. The Annual General Meeting of the Grammarians’ Association was held on Wednesday, 11 November. The meeting was attended by 17 Grammarians. The Committee voted to accept the new Grammarians’ Association Constitution and also appointed some new faces to the Committee.

    News from The Grammarians' Association 20 November

    The Annual General Meeting of the Grammarians’ Association was held on Wednesday, 11 November. The meeting was attended by 17 Grammarians. The Committee voted to accept the new Grammarians’ Association Constitution and also appointed some new faces to the Committee.

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  9. This year’s Remembrance Day presentation features guest speaker Air Commodore Ross Bender and a number of Defence students and families from ELC to Year 12.

    Field of Poppies – Remembrance Day6 November

    This year’s Remembrance Day presentation features guest speaker Air Commodore Ross Bender and a number of Defence students and families from ELC to Year 12.

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  10. Even the legendary Grammarians' Garden Stall has had to 'pivot' this year!

    Garden stall this Saturday25 September

    Even the legendary Grammarians' Garden Stall has had to 'pivot' this year!

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  11. 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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  12. Last year we introduced a new tradition, based on an old custom, by providing each student and member of staff with a currant bun on Founders’ Day.

    A Grammarian's recipe for Founders' Day8 May

    Last year we introduced a new tradition, based on an old custom, by providing each student and member of staff with a currant bun on Founders’ Day.

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  13. Our history is instructive when predicting the future of Canberra Girls Grammar School – PART 2

Miss Una Mitchell was Headmistress of Canberra Girls Grammar School (CCEGGS) from 1937-1947.

    From the Principal - What would Miss Mitchell do?8 May

    Our history is instructive when predicting the future of Canberra Girls Grammar School – PART 2 Miss Una Mitchell was Headmistress of Canberra Girls Grammar School (CCEGGS) from 1937-1947.

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  14. 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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  15. Less than a week before Christmas, alpine skier Isabella ‘Izzy’ Davis (Year 12) received the call to say she had been selected to represent Australia at the Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland. With only a few weeks to spare, Izzy trained in the USA before arriving in Europe, where she was joined by her mother, Annabelle (Shanahan, 1983), and Grandfather – ready to cheer her on.

    Student Achievements14 February

    Less than a week before Christmas, alpine skier Isabella ‘Izzy’ Davis (Year 12) received the call to say she had been selected to represent Australia at the Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland. With only a few weeks to spare, Izzy trained in the USA before arriving in Europe, where she was joined by her mother, Annabelle (Shanahan, 1983), and Grandfather – ready to cheer her on.

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