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We congratulate Karly Roestbakken who will join the Young Matilidas in Asia.
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A team of five of our top senior mathematicians took part in the annual ANU Maths Day.
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This week we publish one of our Year 11 students' articles on this subject, written by Rosie Zielinski...
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Overwheming support with over 3500 cans donated!
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Wishing our Year 10 students all the best as they commence their exams today.
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Upcoming events for Weeks 8 and 9
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Did you know that on any given night, 1 in 200 Australians are homeless and we have a number of Canberrans in this situation...

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As Year 12 come to the end of their journey at Merici College, they are required to attend their annual Year 12 Retreat. It is...

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Semester Reports for students in Years 7-9 will be handed to students to be brought home on Wednesday 4 July 2018 (Week 10)....

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On Saturday 2 June, the College community welcomed over 80 ex-students to an Alumni Soiree.
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The ACTSmart Carbon Challenge is just around the corner.
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Garden Joy!

Merici College shares some garden joy … You know life is good when you get back to our Kitchen Garden and there is a bountiful harvest! All that the students planted in Term 4 2017 has borne fruit.

Yesterday we harvested for the Canteen:

6 kg beans

5 kg cherry tomatoes

6.5 kg large tomatoes

18 kg Lebanese cucumbers

12 kg apple cucumbers

1.7 kg fairy tales eggplants

5 kg Lebanese eggplants

1 kg normal zucchini

First Day Arrangements our Year 7 Students

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you and daughter to the Merici College Community.  Please find below some information about the beginning of the school year for your daughter and we hope it will answer some questions you may have about her first week at Merici.  Further information will be supplied on her first day.


When does school start for Year 7 in 2018?

School starts for Year 7 on Monday 5 February 2018 and arrival time on that day is at 8.30am. School finishes at 3.07pm.


Welcome from our College Captains

We are looking very forward to seeing all the students and teachers again soon, as well as getting to know our new students and their families.

We would like to welcome you to the 2018 school year. We are committed to supporting you throughout this year and welcome the opportunity of getting to know you better. So, please, if you see us around the school, stop for a hello; we are here to help you settle into school life and are most happy to hear any great ideas you have that will enrich our school culture.

2017 Year 12 Student Achievements

Congratulations and best wishes to all our Graduands for 2017.

92 students received their Year 12 ACT Senior Secondary Certificate.

Merici College Dux

Highest Achieving Year 12 student at Merici College who completed a Tertiary Package: Cameron Jackson

Proxime Accessit Runner up to the Dux: Ellen Court

ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies (BSSS) Awards

2018 School Term Dates

2018 Term Dates

Term 1                 Monday 5 February - Friday 13 April - First Day Year 7, Year 11 and 12 and new students

                           Tuesday 6 February - Friday 13 April - First Day Years 8, 9 and 10 students

Term 2                 Monday 30 April - Friday 6 July

Term 3                 Monday 23 July -  Friday 28 September

Term 4                 Monday 15 October -  Friday 14 December (students) Friday 21 December (staff)