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One small step for 293 girls, one giant leap for the future of women in STEM!
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Year 9 Religious Education students were kept very busy yesterday packing their ‘mini-hampers’ or Christmas gifts for...
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Our College theme this year was the Year of Youth with the inner theme of JOY. Individually and as a community we are...
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As our Year 10 students prepare to embark on their next stage of their educational journey, we wish them lots of...
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Congratulations to our Year 12 students on their graduation and academic achievements.
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We thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and experience.
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In 2019, Merici College celebrates its 60th Anniversary and the journey from Canberra Catholic Girls’ High School, through to...

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A Christmas Concert will be held in the auditorium from 10.15am to 1.00pm. A disco will follow from 1.15pm – 3.15pm. It is a...

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Term 4 ends – Friday 14 December

 

Please be aware that the canteen will be closed on Friday 14 December, as...

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Congratulations to all our Year 12 students, we are very proud of each and every one of you!
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Our new benches are made from Ekodeck Plus, a timber substitute which is a composite of reclaimed timber and bamboo and...
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Memories@Merici with the Class of 1977 Reunion

We would like to thank our Class of 1977 for the opportunity of conducting a school tour as part of their school reunion on Saturday 14 October. It was a pleasure listening to all the wonderful school yard stories!

We would also like to thank the Young Music Society Concert Band who were rehearsing in our Jubilee Centre at the time of the tour and happily performed "Lord of the Dance" for our group.

Full image gallery at  https://merici.news/view-galleries/memoriesmerici-class-1977-reunion

Fr Bernie Patterson celebrates 40 years of service

It was a wonderful opportunity at our recent Commissioning Liturgy, held on Monday 16 October, for Mrs Loretta Wholley, Principal, to take the opportunity of acknowledging and celebrating the work of Fr Bernie Patterson.

"Today we take the opportunity to acknowlege and celebrate Fr Bernie. We do this in thanksgiving for the 40 years of service he gives as a priest since his ordination in 1977.

Fr Bernie:

Commissioning Liturgy of our 2018 College Leaders

Congratulations to our 2018 College Leaders who were commissioned into their new roles by all members of the College.

A special liturgy was held on Monday 16 October where the College Captain and Vice Captain, House Captain and Vice Captains, Specialist Captains, the Narragunnawali Captain and the Transition Captain were officially recognised in their leadership roles for 2018. 

Liza Laird (Acting) Head of Senior School

Liza has recently taken up the position of Head of Senior School for Term 4. She has been a Merici College staff member for 10 years, 9 of which she has served as Penola House Coordinator. She also filled the position of Staff Representative on the Merici College Board for 6 years.

Liza completed her initial teacher training at what is now QUT in Brisbane and she also holds a Graduate Diploma in Leadership (ACU) and a Master of Education, Guidance and Counselling (USQ).

International Day of the Girl ABC Radio Canberra Interview

International Day of the Girl is an international observance day declared by the United Nations and is held on 11 October each year. The observation supports more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based upon their gender. This inequality includes areas such as access to education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care, and protection from discrimination, violence against women and unfree child marriage.