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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...

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

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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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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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Student Achievement at Regional Special Olympics Basketball Competition

Congratulations to Anna Connolly, Year 7 on her success over the weekend, having participated in Regional Special Olympics Basketball Competition at the Australian Institute of Sport winning medals in Skills (2nd in division) and 1st team in division.We wish Anna continued success in all her future endeavours.

Memories@Merici with John Volpato (Class of 1983)

Perspectives on a co-educational school, that wasn’t really co-educational

It is hard to believe that 39 years ago I came to Braddon as one of 49 intrepid boys who would form the initial intake of males to the school community.

What struck me as incredible at the time, was the sheer size of the Year 12 girls; they all seemed like Giant Amazonian Women to us scrawny 12-year-old boys, almost scary!

Year 8 "Shark Tank"

Year 8 Business and Economics classes had a fantastic day yesterday at our very own Merici College “Shark Tank”. They worked in groups to come up with unique business ideas, wrote business plans and pitched them to a panel of “sharks”. Many thanks to our visitor Manual Xyrakis (Ainslie IGA) and staff members Kerry McDonnell and Adrian Heim with their help on the day as business “sharks”. There were some ingenious ideas and some very persuasive presentations from the girls.

The winning business pitches were:

Year 10 Merici Student Jade Esler ... Youngest Pilot in Australia

We congratulate Jade Esler, Merici College Year 10, on receiving her Recreational Pilot Licence on Saturday 17 June. Jade also celebrated her 16th birthday on the same day. Jade is the youngest pilot in Australia and plans to continue her aviation training, aiming to receive her Commercial Pilots Licence on her 18th birthday.

Here is Jade’s story.

Merici's Music Facilitator selected for Ghana Fellowship

HELPING TEACHERS TEACH MORE WITH LESS: a global project. Leading teacher training in limited resource contexts. 

Limited Resource Teaching Training (LRTT) enables teachers from around the world to share their ideas, knowledge and passion for teaching. Together they can inspire, support and motivate each other to ensure students receive the highest quality of education.