Canberra Girls Grammar School shaves for a cure
On Wednesday 18 March, five Senior School students shaved their heads for the World’s Greatest Shave, raising more than $11,000 for Leukaemia Foundation.Read more
1st VIII: trophy winners at the ACT Rowing Championships
CGGS rowers came away ACT champions in six events.Read more
The following is information about the House Swimming Carnival for all Year 7-12 students on Wednesday 25 March.Read more
MRS COUTTS IS IN JAPAN
Principal Anne Coutts and Director of Curriculum Heidi Vellnagel pictured at the AEAS Boarding Schools Expo in Tokyo this week.
The Woden Brownie Unit has spaces open for girls interested in participating in Girl Guides. Girls attending range in age from 6 till 10. We meet on a Monday at the Garran Scout Hall, Kitchener St, Garran (next to oval) from 5.30pm till 7pm during term time. What will the girls get? She will enjoy a weekly meeting during the school term with girls in her age group. Meetings combine games, outdoor activities, craft, cooking, environment awareness and more, including camping, all tailored to her age and experience. There’s also the chance to meet other girls at local, state and national events, help people in her community and train in boating and other outdoor skills. Contact Toni Gwynn-Jones, Girls Guides ACT & South East NSW Region on 0412 880 894 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Link here for more information.
VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW SCHOOLS ART PROJECT
2pm-5pm, Sunday 22 March, Turner School hall, Condamine Street, Turner. Our School is one of over 50 ACT Schools participating in the Right Here Right Now project with the ACT Children & Young People Commissioner to celebrate children’s rights and the 25thanniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The Commissioner is seeking volunteers (parents, family and friends) for two Sunday afternoon sessions to help with attaching the self-portraits to large cardboard sheets so that they can be easily assembled onsite. This is an easy and enjoyable process, and refreshments will be provided. If you, or anyone you know can help out for an hour or two, please contact Gabrielle at the ACT Human Rights Commission on 6205 2222 or 0411 434 584. Link here for more information.
SATURDAY 28 MARCH, PCYC FAMILY FUN NIGHT
5-7pm, PCYC Erindale, Erindale Shops. The event is to get local families together as a meet and greet as well as for them to get to know the local police and program on offer at the PCYC. It is an all ages event and will be free entry and food. Link here for more information.
TUESDAY 14-FRIDAY 17 APRIL, CHILDREN'S THEATRE CAMP
9am-3pm, Drama Centre, Canberra Girls Grammar School, Senior Campus. Open to students from 7 to 12 years from all schools. 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