Term dates for 2016
Tuesday 2 February to Friday 8 April
Monday 1 February is welcome day for new students
Tuesday 2 February is the first day of school for all students
|Term 2||Tuesday 26 April to Friday 24 June|
|Term 3||Monday 18 July to Friday 23 September|
Monday 10 October to Friday 2 December
Year 10 Area of Interest IT Projects
Over the past four to five weeks, the students in Year 10 Information Technology have been working on an Area of Interest Project.Read more
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS WANTED FOR THE P&F FETE
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.
CGGS IN CANBERRA WEEKLY THIS WEEK
Read about CGGS and SIDS and Kids ACT in the Canberra Weekly magazine ahead of Red Nose Day next week. PHOTO: Lucy Galland (Year 4), Luc Fangen-Hall (Year 2), Matthew Song (Prep), Kya Christie (Year 5) and Kilburn House Captain Maddison Pearce.
Australian Combined Schools Music Festival
Good luck to our 17 music students performing at the Australian Combined Schools Music Festival in Melbourne from 17-12 June.
IN THE BOARDING HOUSE
This puzzle was a gift from Hilda Lee, Assistant Chaplain to the Boarding House, timely given the Boarding House value of the week is Perseverance and Determination!
200 GAMES FOR MRS BURROWS
Congratulations to Junior School PE teacher Louise Burrows who played her 200th game with the Canberra Royals rugby team last weekend. She is the first female to achieve this milestone in Canberra. Next week, she will captain the ACT in the national championships. Good luck Mrs Burrows!
29 JUNE - 2 JULY, ACTING ANTICS ACTING & THEATRE CAMP, CGGS SENIOR SCHOOL
Audition, rehearse & perform a fully costumed play in 4 days! Every student gets a role with dialogue! Fabulous costumes! Link here for more information.
4 JULY, MEET AUTHORS GRAEME BASE AND GARY CREW, NATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
Link here for more information.
11-12 JULY, YOUTH MENTAL FIRST AID COURSE (FREE FOR PARENTS OF TEENS)
9am-5pm, Youth Coalition of the ACT, Clianthus Street, O'Connor. Cost is $250. If any are parents of teens, they can do it for free by signing up for the 'Training Parents of Teens' study being undertaken by the Centre for Mental Health at the University of Melbourne. Link here for more information. More information on the course can be found at https://mhfa.com.au/courses/public/types/youth. To enrol people can email Robin Duff firstname.lastname@example.org
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