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We look forward to welcoming our students and staff to Term 1 2019.
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112 students received their Year 12 ACT Senior Secondary Certificate. 97 students completed a Tertiary Package and...
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We congratulate the following students who received an award at the 2018 BSSS Recognition of Excellence Ceremony today.
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We have come to the end of another great year at Merici College.
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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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All members of our community are invited to attend our Opening Assembly and unveiling of the St Angela Merici Statue. For more...

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The 2019 Merici College Year 7 Camp will be held at Tathra on the New South Wales south coast. The venue is Hobart Beach...

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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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Congratulations to all our Year 12 students, we are very proud of each and every one of you!
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At this time of year Christmas is front of mind. It is also a time of excessive waste and increased environmental...
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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.

Merici Weekly Green Tip #12

Here is our green tip for the week:


Deforestation is a key contributor to climate change and biodiversity loss!

You can make a difference by switching your online search engine to ‘Ecosia’. Ecosia’s advertising income goes towards reforestation programs in Africa, South America and Asia that improve environmental quality and promote sustainable livelihoods for disadvantaged communities. WWW.ECOSIA.ORG




Bec DeCourcy

Sustainability Officer