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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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As you are aware, Year 10 Transition Week will be held from 2 July to 6 July. During the week Year 11 2019 Interviews will be...

2 hours 29 min ago

As part of the transition into Year 11 2019, Kerry McDonnell (Careers Coordinator) and Greg Baines (Head of Senior School)...

2 hours 55 min ago

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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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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2017 Semester 2 Mathematics@Merici

The Mathematics staff are excited to be back for Semester Two, 2017.

The semester has gotten off to a cracking start with over one hundred students from Years 7-12 participating in this year’s Australian Mathematics Competition. Held on the Thursday and Friday of Week 2, the competition challenged students with increasingly complex problems covering a broad range of mathematical disciplines. The girls came out of the competition buzzing about which questions were tricky, what they tried and what they would do differently in the future.

Merici Weekly Green Tip #15

Here is our green tip for the week:

How is Merici College going with our recycling? 

Here are the stats:

In 2014 we only recycled 24% of our waste. This number has increased every year and now we currently recycle over 50% of our waste!

 

2014 - 24%

2015 - 31%

2016 - 43%

2017 - 50%

Keep up the good work!

#waronwaste

2018/19 Merici College Scholarship Recipients

 Congratulations to the following Year 10 students who are our scholarship recipients for Year 11 and 12 over the next two years as they embark on their Senior Secondary studies in 2018 and 2019. We wish you lots of success in the future.

 

Full Scholarship 2018/19

Jade Esler

Rosemary Zielinski

Board Scholarships 2018/19

Shabnam Mohamad Shafiq

Lauren Solomon

Petony Scholarship 2018/19

Japneet Kaur

Melissa van Poppel Scholarship 2018/19

Memories@Merici with Heather Phillips (Class of 1998)

At our recent Grandparents Day, our community welcomed grandmothers, mothers and aunties who are ex-students of Merici College.  This presented us with the wonderful opportunity of interviewing ex-student Heather Phillips, aunty to current students Imogen and Niamh Blake.  Heather graduated from Merici College in 1998 and shared the following reflection.

Merici student wins WAATI Flight Centre Scholarship

Congratulations to Gabrielle Gregoire, Year 11 student who has been awarded the Western Australian Association of Teachers of Italian (WAATI) - Flight Centre Scholarship to attend an eight-week student exchange in Italy.  Gabby will be undertaking this scholarship at the end of November this year. We are very proud of Gabby’s efforts and wish her continued success in her study of language.

Grandparents Day - A Time to be Thankful

A very special prayer reflection and morning tea were held on Wednesday 26 July with Year 7 students and their grandparents.  The service was also in celebration of the Feast Days of Saints Joachim and Anne, grandparents of Jesus held also on 26 July. This was a wonderful opportunity for students to express their love and appreciation to their grandparents for playing such an important role in their lives. Throughout the reflection, grandparents and students shared the special memories they have experienced together.