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Upcoming events and news at Merici College.
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The workshops are aimed at supporting our families to a successful transition into high school at Merici.
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What makes Merici College unique? EVERY CHILD IS KNOWN!
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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. So everyday this year, we will take a new step forward on...
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Congratulations to all students who competed in both the competitive and novelty events.
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Congratulations Loretta Wholley who has made the 2020 Telstra Business Women's Award finalist list for the Public...
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Our 2020 International Women’s Day #EachforEqual celebration will be held on Thursday 12 March, 5-7pm in the restaurant. This...

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The 2020 Merici College Year 7 Camp will be held in Tathra on the Far South Coast of New South Wales. The venue is Hobart...

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Merici offers a wide range of sporting, cultural, community service, creative and outdoor activities for students. All...

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With our focus on waste in Term 1, it is timely that we check that we are recycling to maximise the volume of material...
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Merici College Green Tip #2 - Are you making common recycling mistakes?

With our focus on waste in Term 1, it is timely that we check that we are recycling to maximise the volume of material that is diverted from landfill.

Read on to avoid common recycling mistakes at home and school.

Research indicates that people in the ACT are 'overconfident' in their recycling knowledge.

Listed below are 7 of the most common recycling mistakes. Take a look to see whether your recycling habits may actually be doing more harm than good.

Year 7 Aspiring to Achieve Parent Workshops

On Tuesday 18 February we welcomed parents and students from Year 7 to our Aspiring to Achieve workshops. The workshops are aimed at supporting our families to a successful transition into high school at Merici. The evening commenced with a presentation by Coastlife Adventures regarding the upcoming Year 7 Camp. This was followed by a rotation of three key sessions covering:

2020 Opening School Mass #BuildingFutures

The Merici College school community welcomed parents, friends and representatives from our Colleges, Primary schools and Catholic Education at their Opening School Mass on Tuesday 18 February. The Mass was celebrated by Principal Celebrant Fr Josh Scott with Fr Emil Milat who assisted him. We also extended a special welcome to the Sisters of the Orders who were instrumental as the founding Orders of the College.

2020 Swimming Carnival Results

Congratulations to all students who competed in both the competitive and novelty events. There was certainly an abundance of community spirit and everyone had an enjoyable day. It was wonderful to see so many girls participating in all of the events and our senior girls leading by example. A big thank you to all the parents, students and staff members who helped make the day a success.

Championship Trophy

1st Ningil

2nd Seiwa

3rd Balgo

 

Age Champions and Runners Up:

12 Years:

Merici College Green Tip #1 - A summer of climate change impacts and Sustainability at Merici in 2020

After a summer of fire and smoke many times the maximum hazardous level, loss of life and property and the catastrophic impact on so much of our precious wildlife, many are experiencing anxiety and concern for the future. 

I am among you. So are my children. Also Greta Thunberg and Australian economist Steve Keen (see attached article). 

Merici Principal named as finalist in the ACT 2020 Telstra Business Women's Award

Congratulations Loretta Wholley, Merici College Principal, who has made the 2020 Telstra Business Women's Award finalist list for the Public Sector and Academia category in the ACT, https://www.telstrabusinesswomensawards.com/winners-and-finalists/finalists.