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Penola House Day was a wonderful celebration of the House.
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My last piece of advice to you girls is that when people say you have the power and potential to change the world –...
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Upcoming events for Term 3 Weeks 4 and 5.
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This week we showcase Brigitte Sander’s piece titled Camille’s Meadow which uses the Romantic genre to explore nature...
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As part of the Australian Government Department of Education and Training Innovation Month, Jade Esler, Merici Year 11...
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We congratulate Brianna Farell who is currently participating in the School Sport Australia Girls 16 Years and Under...
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To celebrate National Women’s Health Week Merici College will be offering all women connected to the Merici College community...

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Students from a Defence Force family at Merici College have been invited to participate in the 2018 Battle for Australia...

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There was an error in the last What’s On. Book Week is held during Week 5 of this term (20–24 August), not Week 6. Apologies...

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Congratulations to all our students on their academic achievements in Semester 1, 2018.
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A Time to be Thankful!
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ABC's War on Waste Season 2 commences Tuesday 24 July. ...
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St Angela Merici Day Mass

This morning, Friday 1 June, College staff and students celebrated the Feast Day of Saint Angela Merici.  The celebratory activities commenced in Pastoral Care with students gifting a ‘bracelet of joy’ to another student in their PC group, which included a ‘JOY’ charm, embracing our #YearofYouth #SpredingJoy theme for the year. Students remembered St Angela as an educator of women from all classes of society.

Green Tip #12 Eating Seasonal Produce

Did you know that eating seasonal produce is better for your wallet, the environment and your health?

Your wallet: Seasonal produce is cheaper because the costs of producing it are lower (because plants require less time, labour and intervention from humans to grow efficiently when the season is on their side!).

The environment: Eating fruits and vegetables that are in season locally means that food doesn’t have to travel as far to get on your plate, reducing the emissions associated with transporting that produce.

Merici students' outstanding performance at ACT Titration Stakes

Merici College fielded two teams in the ACT Titration Stakes on Tuesday evening.  In a competition valuing technical skill and precision, teams must determine the concentration of a solution of sodium hydroxide and then use this to further determine the concentrations of three separate solutions of acetic acid.

Student Reflection: Samantha Trafford, Simpson Prize Winner 2018

Recently I had the opportunity to travel to the Western Front during the school holidays on a commemorative tour for World War 1. I was given this great privilege through my entering and winning of the Simpson Prize, a national competition for Year 9 and 10 students, designed to explore the significance of the first world war for Australia and Australians both past and present.

Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad (OzClo) Winners

On 7 March 2018, twelve senior students participated in our very first Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad (OzClo). OzClo is contest for high school students that combines computational thinking and linguistics, challenging them to develop their own strategies for solving problems in fascinating real languages. We are very pleased that Merici was able to field three teams of Year 11 and 12 students in this year’s competition.

Deputy Principals from South Korea visit Merici Sustainability as part of their training

On Monday the 7th and 14th of May Merici hosted groups of Deputy Principals from South Korea. The visit was part of their university training to qualify as a school principal. The training requires them to visit schools in another country. Their specific purpose in visiting Merici was to look at the Kitchen Garden. Fiona Buining (Sustainability Teacher) and Bec De Courcy (Sustainability Officer) talked to the group about the garden via the competent translator, Jae, who had organised the tour schedule. They loved our garden and spent significant time looking at the plants growing.