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Merici College will be open for a normal school day on Friday 27 May, 2022. All students will be required to attend.
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We would like to thank our students for their participation in the 2022 Athletics Carnival.
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At Merici College, our goal is to be active role models for your daughters
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The word I have chosen is LEADERSHIP.
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Minh Huynh
I have fond memories of the time I spent at Merici College.
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Tracy Keeley
Tracy grew up in Canberra and is a proud graduate of Merici College in 1982.
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Bridge Restaurant (Wednesday 25 May 12.30pm)

The Bridge Restaurant will be open on Wednesday 25 May...

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Friday 20 May is our annual St Angela Merici Day, an important celebration on the school calendar to gather together as a...

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School photography day is coming up soon. Group and portrait photographs can be purchased by following the link below. If you...

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We would like to thank our mothers, grandmothers and significant others for celebrating this special occasion with us...
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Coles has committed to removing the plastic measuring scoops from Coles Brand laundry powders.
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2022 International Junior Science Olympiad Training at Merici

This weekend Merici will host the Australian national team for the 2022 International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) as they complete final training. 

The IJSO is an international competition now in its eighteenth year. Countries enter teams of six students under 16 years of age, and the competition challenges the teams across all areas of science.  This year sixty-five countries will be participating, and the host is the United Arab Emirates.

Actsmart Sustainability Awards 2021

Congratulations to Merici College students and staff on their extraordinary achievements and presentation of awards at the Actsmart Sustainability Awards 2021. We congratulate Preashika Dhakal who received Highly Commended Award in Sustainability Leadership Secondary, Felicity Maher who received Highly Commended Sustainability Leadership Award Secondary. Merici also received Highly Commended Sustainable Project Secondary for the College’s Christian Service Learning Program Year 8 Upcycling Project.  #mericisustainability #environplan

International Day

Today our Year 7, 8 and 9 students were treated to a day of fun cultural activities and performances to allow students to appreciate the cultural diversity in our community and society.

  • Iranian Voices
  • Kungfu
  • Trivia: Around the World in 80 Questions
  • International Movie: Children of Heaven
  • Cultural Fair

The canteen served delicious international dishes at lunch. After lunch, students participated in different interactive cultural activities organised by Year 9 students.

Year 7 Christmas Marketplace

In our Year 7 RE classes, our students have been exploring the real meaning of Advent and Christmas and to encourage students to think of others, the Year 7 RE Classes ran marketplace stalls today  to raise funds for the St Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal. Each class made craft items to sell, as well as some homemade sweets,  Student craft items included Christmas decorations and many other small gifts suitable for Christmas.

We congratulate of our Year 7 students on their exceptional effort in making so many fantastic items to sell.

Advent Liturgies

On Friday 3 December, Year 7, 8 and 9 students attended Advent Liturgies focussing on this year's College theme Dare to Dream with its overarching symbol of the STAR. Historically, the stars were used as maps by peoples moving from place to place.

St Angela Merici, herself, was

  • a star-gazer,
  • a dreamer,
  • a seeker and
  • a Pilgrim Traveller.

Today St Angela Merici is our star, guiding us along our journey as students at Merici College.

#MericiMoment Wall of Words – Jessica Lean (Class of 2008)

The word I have selected is MOMENTUS.

From the moment I left Merici, I could see how my actions and decisions were influenced by my experiences at school which showed how significant my time at Merici was - especially in having a bearing on future life events. My time at Merici and the community I was a part of shaped my life to date, and I frequently reflect on moments throughout school with a smile on my face and a feeling of nostalgia. The good old days!