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Our symbol for 2023 points to the collaborative and relational nature of this concept: we gather together, in all our...
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Upcoming information and events at Merici College.
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Welcome Merici College students, parents and staff to our new 2023 College year!
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The word I have chosen is LEADERSHIP.
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Minh Huynh
I have fond memories of the time I spent at Merici College.
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Tracy Keeley
Tracy grew up in Canberra and is a proud graduate of Merici College in 1982.
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Tullow House Day (Monday 6 February)

Tullow House will celebrate their ‘House Day’ on Monday 6 February. This is an...

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Term 1:

Start: Tuesday 31 January – Year 7, Year 11, Year 12 and new students

Start: Wednesday...

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Welcome Merici College students, parents and staff to our new 2023 College. year!
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Congratulations and best wishes to our Class of 2022.
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Being a part of a community can have a positive impact on our mental health and emotional wellbeing – it can also offer...
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Introducing our 2023 College Captains … Imogen Dorsett, 2023 Tullow House Vice Captain

Tullow House Vice Captain

Name: Imogen Dorsett

Dream job: International sports team psychologist

One place you want to travel to: Los Angeles

Hobbies: Hockey (predictable), always being hungry, usually late

Favourite food: Avocado w/ scrambled eggs with smoked salmon on sourdough

Favourite movie: The Notebook, always gets me in the feels.

Favourite book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Favourite singer: Mr Harold Edward Styles *drool*

Favourite song: Caress Your Soul - Sticky Fingers

Introducing our 2023 College Captains … Jasmine Evans, 2023 Tullow House Captain

Tullow House Captain

Name: Jasmine Evans

Dream job: Actress or Psychologist

One place you want to travel to: London (gotta love british accents)

Hobbies: Baking, sleeping & reading (mainly sleeping)

Favourite food: Avocado Toast or Ice Cream

Favourite movie: Mamma Mia, Little Women or The Devil Wears Prada

Favourite book: The Island at the End of Everything (first book that made me cry)

Year 7 Christmas Marketplace

Today our Year 7 RE classes are running stalls to raise funds for the St Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal. Each class has made craft items to sell. Student craft items have included Christmas decorations and other small gifts suitable for Christmas. Your handmade items look amazing! #mericipride

Introducing our 2023 College Captains … Ariana Exarhos, 2023 Seiwa House Vice Captain

Seiwa House Vice Captain

Name: Ariana Exarhos

Dream job: Ophthalmologist (Fancy stool doctor)

One place you want to travel to: Norway, no clue what’s there but sounds cool

Hobbies: Sleeping, eating, homescapes & studying (yes i know, very controversial)

Favourite food: Pomodoro Pasta, specifically the one from Via Dolce, and Halloumi

Favourite movie: Endless Love (2014)

Introducing our 2023 College Captains … Tyla Gywnne, 2023 Seiwa House Captain

Seiwa House Captain

Name: Tyla Gywnne

Dream job: Midwife

One place you want to travel to: The fridge and back.

Hobbies: Netball, procrastinating, listening to music.

Favourite food: Bolognese

Favourite movie: She’s the Man!!

Favourite book: There was an old lady who swallowed a fly..

Favourite singer: Bruno Mars

Favourite song: Lemme buy you a drank - T-pain

Merici College Green Tip #39 - Happy Christmas!

Wishing you a safe, happy and low waste Christmas!

When decorating consider...

So much joy can come from Christmas decorations, as well as a lot of waste. 

Consider switching to LED lights that use less energy, and cut down on plastic decorations, tinsel and baubles that break easily and end up in landfill.

Instead, swap for biodegradable materials like paper and wood. Paper tinsel exists and can be easily personalised with a bit of creativity. 

When eating consider...

Introducing our 2023 College Captains … Brooke Ellis, 2023 Penola House Vice Captain


Name: Brooke Ellis

Dream Job: Professional Dressage Rider

One Place You Want To Travel To: Hobbiton

Hobbies: Sleeping, Baking and Painting

Favourite Food: Pizza

Favourite Movie: The Notebook

Favourite Book: Where’s Wally?

Favourite Singer: Vance Joy

Favourite Song: Missing Piece

Introducing our 2023 College Captains … Adele Choy, 2023 Penola House Captain

Penola House Captain

Name: Adele Choy-ster

Dream job: F1 Engineer

One place you want to travel to: Portugal

Hobbies: Soccer, reading, art

Favourite food: Anything Chinese or Italian

Favourite movie: Kung Fu Panda

Favourite book: Six of Crows

Favourite singer: Briston Maroney

Favourite song: Can’t choose one

Merici College Music Program

Instrumental and Vocal Opportunities

At Merici College, students have the opportunity to participate in private instrumental lessons to learn a musical instrument or sing with one of our vocal tutors, during school hours on campus. Individual tutor rates are $41 per half hour lessons. Lesson times are rotated to allow for flexibility with school timetabling.

Instrumental Tutors