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"For me to represent Australia at the Asian Physics Olympiad is a dream come true. I am here because of my...
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Merici College congratulates staff members Laura Pearce and Jodie Muldoon on their graduation today.
1 week 5 days ago
Today the Merici College community reflected on the significance of Easter by exploring the Stations of the Cross and...
1 week 5 days ago
We congratulate Imogen Dorsett who is currently participating in the Under 15’s National Hockey Tournament.
1 week 5 days ago
Our China Study Tour Group has arrived in China!
1 week 6 days ago
This week our solar energy system was officially handed over to the school by SolarHub.
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We would like to invite our past and current students and staff to enter our Photography Competition. The theme is ‘...

3 weeks 7 min ago

End of Term 1 (Friday 12 April)

Term 2 Begins (Monday 29 April)

Winter...

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Merici College Uniform Shop

Please be advised that our uniform contract with Lowes (also trading as...

3 weeks 13 min ago
This week we have a look back at our uniform!
2 weeks 6 days ago
Our Year 7 IH students presented their Ancient History museum displays today.
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A brief video (2.37) to outline why we at Merici take sustainability seriously.
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Merici Green Tip #8 - Earth Hour

Earth Hour is this Saturday, 30 March.

At school, it will be this Friday, 29 March.

Switch off at 8.30pm on Saturday, 30 March 2019, and join millions of people in over 190 countries to show the need for stronger climate action.

PLEASE JOIN US!

 

 

Felicity Maher

Sustainability Officer

World Down Syndrome Day celebrated at Merici College

World Down Syndrome Day was in established in 2012 when the United Nations General Assembly decided that it would be celebrated on 21 March each year. Lots of Socks is a Down Syndrome International campaign aimed at creating conversation and bring awareness of Down syndrome on 21 March, World Down Syndrome Day, each year. The idea behind the Lots of Socks initiative is to create conversation about diversity, uniqueness, inclusion and acceptance.

Merici College Community BBQ

We would like to thank our Merici community for coming along to our Community BBQ on Thursday 21 March. The BBQ was a great opportunity for our whole community to gather, parents to meet PC Teachers and for us to welcome new families to the College. Our six individual Houses were vibrant in their presence with House Coordinators, Pastoral Care Teachers and Captains meeting and greeting new families and welcoming them to our Merici family.

Student Achievement - Caitlyn Crick awarded Simpson Prize ACT Runner-Up

We congratulate Caitlyn Crick (Year 10 Balgo) who has received the ACT runner-up award for the 2019 Simpson Prize essay competition, for her essay about the end of the First World War. A wonderful achievement in a national competition!

Caitlyn enjoyed a weekend of touring Canberra’s historic sights and museums with other prize winners from around the country, and received her award on Monday 18 March.

International Exchange Program - Student Reflections

Ella Rowe (Host) and Cynthia Zhang (Exchange Student) share their experiences about their recent participation in the exchange program.

Cynthia Zhang (Exchange Student)

On 4th February, the ten-days travel in Melbourne is over. It also means the days at Merici College and the life with Ellen’s family has started. Before I went to Australia, I already kept in contact with Ellen on email for a long time, but it’s the first time I met her father, mother and her sister Alice. They are all very kind and funny!

Merici Green Tip #7 - National Ride or Walk to School Day

This Friday, 22 March is National Ride to School Day.

Where possible please consider riding or walking to school. To our families, please consider riding or walking to work or wherever you may be going. Walking or riding part of the way is also a good compromise! 

While you are riding or walking to work or school take a few moments to consider how you might apply this on other days. Choose to ride or walk short trips, such as to your local shops, wherever possible.