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Upcoming events and news for Weeks 8 and 9.
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Merici College would like to congratulate Sr Jane Keogh, recipient of the Member of the Order Australia (AM) in the...
5 days 37 min ago
The ACT Environmental Grants Program has awarded Merici College’s Biodiversity Restoration Project a grant of $23,800...
1 week 4 days ago
Merici College would like to congratulate Sr Jane Keogh, recipient of the Member of the Order Australia (AM) in the...
5 days 37 min ago
When the leaders of six religious congregations accepted Archbishop O’Brien’s challenge to collaborate in stafingf the...
1 week 6 days ago
Upcoming events and news.
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Homelessness is a problem often overlooked and misunderstood by the wider community. The Vinnies School Sleepout allows...

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The Transitions Forum is an important week for Year 10 students. During the forum your daughters will consider how to make...

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Please join us at our Creative and Performing Arts Showcase for Semester 1. The Showcase will commence at 5pm on Wednesday 19...

2 weeks 3 days ago
Ex-students from the Class of 1985 sharing a dance with current Year 7 students - such a unique experience!
1 week 6 days ago
A special thank you to all our students and staff for making St Angela Merici Day so successful.
1 week 6 days ago
They are made from low-quality pulp which has already been recycled several times, causing the fibres to break down.
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Merici College Green Tip # 18 - Paper towels are not recyclable

Paper towels are being put into the paper recycling here at Merici.

Please note that paper towels are not recyclable. 

They are made from low-quality pulp which has already been recycled several times, causing the fibres to break down.

The good news! Most paper towels are compostable, providing and environmentally friendly alternative to landfill.

Please compost:

Sr Jane Keogh, Member of the Order recipient

Merici College would like to congratulate Sr Jane Keogh, recipient of the Member of the Order Australia (AM) in the General Division for significant service to the community through social welfare advocacy, and to primary education. Sr Jane was a foundation student of the College in 1959. She went on to become Sr Jane Keogh, a Brigidine Sister (a member of one of our Founding Orders), a teacher and school principal for many years. This award is a testament to Sr Jane's outstanding contributions and unwavering dedication.

Merici College Green Tip # 17 - World Environment Day and Great News!

Today is World Environment Day. 

This opportunity for reflection on the Earth and it's systems that support all life occurs on June 5th each year.

Wonderful news has been received acknowledging the work for sustainability and the environment that is ongoing at Merici.

The ACT Environmental Grants Program helps to strengthen community participation and engagement in environmental projects through community led initiatives.

Merici College awarded ACT Environmental Grant for Biodiversity Restoration Project

Wonderful news has been received acknowledging the work for sustainability and the environment that is ongoing at Merici!

The ACT Environmental Grants Program which helps to strengthen community participation and engagement in environmental projects through community led initiatives, has awarded Merici College’s Biodiversity Restoration Project a grant of $23,800. The grant will expand the existing project which is aimed at rewilding a section of the oval along Wise Street with species from the Yellow Box-Blakely's Red Gum Grassy Woodland, one of Canberra's key ecosystems.