2019 Swimming Carnival Results

Merici College’s 2019 Swimming Carnival saw students compete in traditional stroke and novelty events. The carnival allowed many students who have spent very early mornings involved in local swim squads to showcase their talents and also provided an avenue for all the girls to take part in a challenging activity.

Dance Troupe at the Multicultural Festival

We would like to congratulate our students for their wonderful dance performances on Sunday 17 February at the Multicultural Festival. It was fantastic to see so many students and community members out in the crowd cheering the girls on!


If you would the Dance Troupe to attend your event, please email information@merici.act.edu.au for more information.



Year 7 Aspiring to Achieve Parent Workshops

On Tuesday 13 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:

Merici Green Tip #1 - Energy and Management of Waste

Here at Merici we will be focused on reducing our energy use this term with a view to gaining our Energy Accreditation from ACTsmart Schools.  This means switching off appliances including lights and air conditioners when leaving a room and running air conditioning at sensible temperatures. For example, if it is 35 degrees outside, 26 degrees would be a good temperature to set your cooling systems.

Merici College Chinese New Year Celebration

Merici College Chinese New Year Celebration (Merici女(nǚ)子(zǐ)高(gāo)中(zhōng)春(chūn)节(jié)庆(qìng)祝(zhù)活(huó)动(d))

Welcome to 2019 and a very happy year of the Pig. Chinese New Year falls on 5 February 2019 and Chinese communities around the world celebrate this very important festival with their families and friends.

Merici College is going to celebrate this important festival through three activities:

Opening Assembly and Unveiling of the St Angela Merici Statue

On Tuesday, 5 February 2019 Merici College welcomed current and past students, parents, Jacqui Keighery, Merici College Board Chair, Minister Elizabeth Lee, ACT Legislative Assembly Assistant Speaker, Shadow Minister for Education, Shadow Minister for Disability, Shadow Minister for the Environment and member for Kurrajong, Margaret Cicolini, Catholic Education representative and Merici parent, Fr Emil Milat and Fr Josh Scott to the Opening School Assembly.

2018 BSSS Recognition of Excellence Awards Ceremony

We congratulate the following students who received an award at the 2018 BSSS Recognition of Excellence Ceremony today, Tuesday 18 December.  The BSSS Recognition of Excellence Ceremony is a prestigious award ceremony with awards given in five categories: Community Services, Vocational Studies, Performing/Visual Arts, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students and Academic Achievement.  We congratulate:

Hannah Mason -  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award

Tennyson Wheeler - Vocational Studies Award

Maddison Green - Community Services Award

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