Staff Achievement

Merici College awarded 2019 ACT Smart Sustainable School of the Year

Congratulations Merici College students and staff, 2019 ACT Smart Sustainable School of the Year! Fiona Buining, Sustainability Teacher, also received a Highly Commended for the Staff Leadership Award. We were also nominated for the Sustainable Project Award for the Tomato Sale.
A special thank you to Fiona and Felicity Maher, Sustainability Officer and the SAM team!!

Merici awarded Actsmart Schools 5th Star for Water Accreditation

Merici College has attained the fifth of 5 stars in the Sustainability Accreditation Program run by the ACT Government through its Actsmart Schools Program.  Pending review in all 5 categories - Waste, Energy, Water, Biodiversity and Links to the Curriculum - we will soon be the first high school and Year 7-12 school in the ACT to be 5 star accredited.  This is a significant achievement and the result of work over the last eight years by key staff and students that has built the momentum necessary for this outstanding result. Well done!

 

2019 Satisfaction Survey

 

On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank our parents, students and staff for participating in our Satisfaction Survey. We had a high number of respondents to the 2019 Satisfaction Survey Results with 346 students, 347 parents, and 70 staff responding. Click here to find results.

Some of the parent’s comments were:

Staff Achievement - Kerry McDonnell finalist ACT VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year

Congratulations to Kerry McDonnell, VET and Careers Coordinator, who has been selected as a finalist in the ACT Excellence in Training Awards in the category of ACT VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year.

The ACT Training Awards is an annual opportunity to showcase the commitment, innovation and outstanding achievements of all those involved in the ACT vocational education and training (VET) sector. As the VET Coordinator, Kerry has been integral in the development and implementation of innovative training and delivery of Vocational Education at Merici College.

Staff Achievements

Merici College congratulates staff members Laura Pearce (pictured left) and Jodie Muldoon (pictured right) on their graduation today. Laura graduated with her Masters in Religious Education and Jodie with a Master of Teaching and Graduate Certificate in Religious Education. We congratulate you both on your wonderful achievements!

Our NASA Space School Experience

In December of 2018, I had the privilege of accompanying a group of girls to the US for the CASE Senior Space School.  While my group was composed of girls from Sydney, a small group of Canberra students, including two from Merici, were in another group along with the Queenslanders.

Our two weeks were spent in Houston, Texas, with a mixture of educational activities and challenges, space-related experiences, and a number of dynamic and interesting speakers and guests.

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