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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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Our Year 10 Engineering students began their aerospace engineering course this year looking at the history of human...
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So far this year, we have reduced our energy consumption by 10%!
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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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Years 7-10 Advent Mass and Year 10 Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to our Year 10 students who celebrated their academic achievements on Thursday 30 November at a special ceremony.

We would also like to congratulate the following students who received scholarships and special awards:

Caltex All-Rounder Award – Rosemary Zielinski

ACU Angela Merici Award for School and Community Service- Shabnam Mohamad Shafiq

We wish all our students lots of success and happiness as they transition into Senior College next year.


Merici Weekly Green Tip #24 - Sam's Guide to an Eco-Friendly Festive Season


Christmas in the Wide Brown Land conjures up imagery of Santa delivering presents in his boardies, Paul Kelly making gravy (don’t forget tomato sauce for the sweetness/tang factor), and families gathering under Eucalyptus in blistering temps for lunch on the 25th. Not many sleigh bells, festive jumpers, or toasty fireplaces. But there is one seasonal stereotype we do share with our Northern Hemisphere neighbours – indulgence.

Congratulations Year 12 Students!

Congratulations to our Year 12 students on their graduation and academic achievements. We would like to thank the students for their valuable contribution to the life of Merici College and wish them success and happiness in all their future endeavours.

We would like to acknowledge the academic achievements of all our students and congratulate Cameron Jackson awarded 2017 Merici College Dux and Ellen Court, Proxime Accessit.

Nutrition Australia Grant for Beeswax Wrap-Making Workshops

In October, Merici was awarded a Nude Food Week grant from Nutrition Australia to run two beeswax wrap-making workshops. Last week, we were lucky enough to have Gaby from the Canberra Environment Centre facilitating the workshops, where we learnt about preventing plastic use in the kitchen and made some beeswax wraps.

ACT Health's 'Entrepreneur: It's Your Move' Program Winners

The Year 7 students at Merici College, have been developing their skills in the use of digital technologies and entrepreneurial skills. Over the course of the year, there has been multiple opportunities and activities which put these skills into place. This semester, they have been working in collaboration with the ACT Department of Health for their ‘It’s Your Move’ project. ‘It’s Your Move’ is an initiative supporting a healthy, active and a productive community.