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Merici College’s 2019 Swimming Carnival saw students compete in traditional stroke and novelty events.
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We would like to thank the organisers of the Multicultural Festival for the wonderful opportunity to perform for the...
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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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Find out what's happening in the Mathematics Department this Semester...
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As students at Merici you are called to: Be compassionate and faithfilled young women who reach out to others and are a...
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It was an exciting and inspiring experience!
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Come and spend an hour with us to find out how the IB trial MYP has changed our approach to assessment at Merici. This session...

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For all families interested in learning more about Merici College. The Talk and Tour will consist of a brief introduction to...

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What is unique about Merici College? EVERY CHILD IS KNOWN!

Come and experience the unique Merici College vibe centred...

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Over the past 60 years at least 10,000 students have been educated at Merici College or what was once known as Canberra...
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Here at Merici we will be focused on reducing our energy use this term as well as managing our waste.
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Green Tip #1 - Tips for Sustainable Living

The start of a new year is the perfect time to refresh, restart and challenge yourself to make a difference. At Merici we are continuing to focus on reducing waste to landfill, rethinking our energy use to be mindful of only using what we need, and being conscious water users in terms of water quantity and quality (what we put down the drains).

At home and school you can apply principles of sustainable living. Read more.

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.

Welcome to 2019!

We would like to welcome all students to the 2019 school year, in particular our Year 7s and new students. We hope that you settle into Merici life well and please do not hesitate to stop us or any other student or staff member in the corridor or on the playground if you are feeling overwhelmed or unsure about something. Remember, we are here to help. We also have a great Transitions team this year who are committed to helping you with a smooth and happy transition.

Term Dates for 2019

Term Dates for 2019

Please note the school dates for 2019 below:

Term 1   First Day Years 7, 11, 12 and new students: Monday 4 February-Friday 12 April

First Day Years 8, 9 and 10 students: Tuesday 5 February-Friday 12 April 

Term 2 Monday 29 April - Friday 5 July

Term 3 Monday 22 July - Friday 27 September

Term 4 Monday 14 October - Friday 13 December (students), Thursday 19 December (staff)

2018 Year 12 Student Achievements

We wish to our pass on our congratulations and Best Wishes to all our Graduands for 2018.

112 students received their Year 12 ACT Senior Secondary Certificate. 97 students completed a Tertiary Package and received an ATAR. 15 students completed Accredited Packages, which included Vocational qualifications.

Merici College Dux
Highest Achieving Year 12 student at Merici College who completed a Tertiary Package Lauren Paterson

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Runner up to the Dux is Tahlia Rajic


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