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The theme for 2020 is Building Futures. We hope that the students focus on building their futures not only as...
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Over the past 8 years we have undertaken a school-wide plan to increase academic and practical outcomes for all our...
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Merici College congratulates Rosemary Zielinski, Year 12 2019 on her exemplary academic results and achieving the...
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Awards are given in five categories: Community Services, Vocational Studies, Academic Excellence, Aboriginal and Torres...
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We congratulate all our Graduands for 2019 on their outstanding academic results.
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We look forward to welcoming you to Merici College for Year 7 in 2020!.
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Term Dates for 2020

Please note the school dates for 2020 below:

Term 1            First Day...

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End of Semester Information for Year 10 students

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End of Semester Information for Year 12 students

The next few weeks are very important for our Year 12...

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At this time of year the regular Green Tip readers will know already to think carefully about what you buy in order to...
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IB@MC - LEARNER PROFILES

Do you know what the IB Learner Profile is?

The IB learner profile represents 10 attributes valued by IB World Schools. We believe these attributes, and others like them, can help individuals and groups become responsible members of local, national and global communities.

 

In Detail - Learner Profile Attribute: Reflective

Merici College Green Tip #38 - Terracycle Collection

 

Our Terracycle collection is closing this week.

If you have anything to contribute, please do so by Thursday this week, 5th of December.

Our collection will be sent off on Thursday.

We will set up another collection next year so hold onto these items over the holidays so they are diverted from landfill. A small amount of money is also earned for the school.

Thanks!

Merici College Green Tip #37 - Something to think about...

The information pictured speaks for itself and gives us all something to think about....

Please recycle your paper and buy recycled Australian paper where possible.  Ask the businesses you support to do the same. 

If choosing wood products, ensure that they are from a certified sustainable source such as those verified by the Forest Stewardship Council. 

 

Felicity Maher 
Sustainability Officer 

 

Ethics Olympiad Gold Medal awarded to Merici debating team

Congratulations to a debating team from Merici who has won the gold medal of the Middle School Ethics Olympiad. The Ethics Olympiad is a competition that involves debating skills, critical thinking and creativity, with teams from various high schools across the ACT. Students form a panel to debate “ethical issues” ranging from privacy and technology to the environment, charity and friendship.

2019 Expressive Arts Showcase

Our 2019 Showcase is a celebration of the artistic gifts and talents of all our students. The subjects highlighted in the exhibition are Dance, Photography, Visual Arts, Media, Music, Vocal and Drama. The ‘Arts’ consists of visual and performing arts and the students presented a very professional and entertaining program. The Merici College Dance Troupe performed wonderful routines that showcase their diversity. The Vocal Group were outstanding as they performed vocal pieces. And the talents of our bands and ensembles has been outstanding this year.

Merici College awarded 2019 ACT Smart Sustainable School of the Year

Congratulations Merici College students and staff, 2019 ACT Smart Sustainable School of the Year! Fiona Buining, Sustainability Teacher, also received a Highly Commended for the Staff Leadership Award. We were also nominated for the Sustainable Project Award for the Tomato Sale.
A special thank you to Fiona and Felicity Maher, Sustainability Officer and the SAM team!!

Merici College Green Tip #35 - Want to join the solution to the plastic problem?

We are all very aware of the problems and challenges facing the ecosystems upon which all life depends. 

Sometimes this creates feelings of being overwhelmed and not knowing what to do. However solutions are emerging.  

Click on the link to discover how Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest, an Australian billionaire and former CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, sees the solution to the plastic problem.

Please take this opportunity to sign up to show your support to encourage companies to make changes. 

https://noplasticwaste.org/