CALENDARS ON CANVAS
On Tuesday 4 August, two new calendars will be added to Canvas: Junior School Events Calendar and Senior School Events Calendar, you will automatically be added to the relevant calendar/s.
Both calendars will show key campus events and will be populated with any changes or additions. These changes will be automatically updated. Please ensure that these calendars are selected and highlighted in your list of calendars in order for you to view the events.
We appreciate your patience as this process is implemented.
Big Bang Theory Club visits Tidbinbilla Deep Space Communication Complex
For the first time in the history of the STARS program, the team will be using the data collected and processed by our students.Read more
What a great day our three CGGS Netball teams had on Wednesday at the annual ASC Netball Carnival at Lyneham Indoor Courts.Read more
The following students have recently completed their Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s International Awards: Maddie Lebang (Year 12), Chloe Thoo (Year 11), Julia Cronan (Year 11) and Evie Wilkins (Year 11).Read more
There will be an information evening on Wednesday 5 August for all girls and their parents who are interested in joining the rowing program at CGGS this coming season.
Positions are available to girls in all years from 7 to 11 for this coming season. It will be held at the Elizabeth McKay Aquatic Centre – ‘The Boat Shed’ commencing at 6pm. The Shed is located on Alexandrina Drive on the eastern side of YarralumlaBay, Yarralumla. Details of the program will be outlined including, training times, competitions, commitment, costs and how parents can become involved. There is no requirement for current rowers to attend.
If anyone is unable to attend the evening or has any questions, the Head of Rowing can be contacted at email@example.com
Head of Rowing
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AVCAT are pleased to announce that Applications for 2016 Scholarships and Bursaries open on 18 August 2015.
The Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) is a national independent charity helping the children and grandchildren of ex-service men and women to a better future through higher education.
Through the help of our generous donors AVCAT administers scholarships to the children of those who have served our country in peace and war in the Australian Army, Navy and Airforce. Scholarship selection is on a need and merit basis.
We are also very excited to announce the AVCAT Commemorative Bursary in recognition of 30 years of service to the veteran community. This special bursary is valued at $15,000 and aims to financially assist an Australian veteran’s child as they pursue their university studies.
All applications are open on 18 August 2015, Vietnam Veterans' Day, and strictly close on 31 October 2015.
For more information about AVCAT, please visit our website and if you have any queries or concerns please feel free to contact us on 02 9213 7999 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Link here for more information.
The AVCAT Team
The P&F are collecting good quality items to sell at the Fete including toys, clean clothing (no school uniforms, underwear or socks), sports equipment, books etc. Please note we cannot sell TVs, computers, electrical goods, furniture, encyclopaedias or reference books, magazines over 3 years old (unless collectables), broken heavy items or any large items, videos or floppy disks.
Please pack and label items into boxes and leave them on the apron of the P&F shed just inside the Senior School gates on Chapel Drive. For valuable items please contact Ross Hicks 0419 684 330 or Rosshix8@gmail.com to arrange a suitable time for collection.
The Entertainment Book Fundraiser is on again! By purchasing an Entertainment Book, which is packed with hundreds of 50 percent off and 2-for-1 offers for the best local restaurants, cafes, attractions, hotel accommodation, travel and much more, you can be contributing a charity, with 20 percent of book proceeds going towards Anglicare.
The Entertainment Book is now available as a Digital Membership for your Apple or Android device. So why not be entertained for a great cause.
You can order your book on The Entertainment Book website, just click here.
Visitors from Nagoya Women’s University High School
Welcome to our visitors from Nagoya Women’s University High School who are visiting the School this week from Japan. They are enjoying doing ESL lessons, visiting some classes and local Canberra attractions and experiencing everyday Australian life thanks to the hospitality of their host families.
TEACHERS vs STUDENTS RELAY
Students were victorious! A bit of fun ahead of the House Athletics Carnival next week. PHOTO: Back row, Tilly Hammond (Year 12), Vanessa Ryan (Year 11), Jaymie Wong-See (Year 11), Jenny Hall, Kylie Hughes and Amer Salman. Front, Kate Turner (Year 12). Absent from photo: Peter Milligan.
7-9 AUGUST, WODEN SENIORS' BIG BOOK FAIR
Friday 7 August 11-6pm, Saturday 8 August 10-4pm and Sunday 9 August 10-4pm, 12 Corinna Street, Woden. A huge range of quality books, including collectables, children's books, fiction and non-fiction, will be on offer at reasonable prices. On Saturday, there will be story telling sessions for children at 12 noon and 2 pm with Mollie B of the ACT Storytellers Guild. An added feature will be 'Happy Hour' from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday 9 August, when books will be at rock bottom prices. The Coffee Shop will be open for morning or afternoon tea and cakes, jewellery and bric a brac will be on sale. Entry is by gold coin donation. There is parking at the Club. For further information visit www.wodenseniors.org.au
28 AUGUST, RIBBONS & CRANES BRAIN CANCER AWARENESS DINNER
7pm, Corinna Room, Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden. All funds raised in support of Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and Brain Tumour Alliance Australia. Book your tickets through http://www.trybooking.com/141443. Link here for more information.
To submit community notices or student achievements and photos for consideration in the Weekly Update, please email Monica Masters on email@example.com by COB Wednesday.
To submit news on CGGS Grammarians for consideration in the Weekly Update, please email Laura Hannan on firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Wednesday