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The theme for 2020 is Building Futures. We hope that the students focus on building their futures not only as...
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Over the past 8 years we have undertaken a school-wide plan to increase academic and practical outcomes for all our...
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Merici College congratulates Rosemary Zielinski, Year 12 2019 on her exemplary academic results and achieving the...
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Awards are given in five categories: Community Services, Vocational Studies, Academic Excellence, Aboriginal and Torres...
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We congratulate all our Graduands for 2019 on their outstanding academic results.
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We look forward to welcoming you to Merici College for Year 7 in 2020!.
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Term Dates for 2020

Please note the school dates for 2020 below:

Term 1            First Day...

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End of Semester Information for Year 10 students

Please follow the link...

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End of Semester Information for Year 12 students

The next few weeks are very important for our Year 12...

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At this time of year the regular Green Tip readers will know already to think carefully about what you buy in order to...
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Merici College Green Tip #32 - Sw(op) Shop for National Recycling Week

Sw(op) Shop to be held Tuesday 12 November at lunch time in C1/C2!

Donate pre-loved clothes and accessories before Thursday 7 November. Please place items in the clothing bin near Student Services.

Come along to C1/C2 on Tuesday 12 November to Sw(op) till you drop! No charge for items.

#NationalReyclingWeek

 

Felicity Maher

Sustainability Officer

 

 

ACT Science and Engineering Fair Award recipients

At the ACT Science Fair Awards night on Friday, Rebecca Fergusson and Caitlyn Crick both received awards.  Rebecca achieved an Encouragement Award for her investigation into the antibacterial effect of various natural remedies, while Caitlyn received a Highly Commended Award for her study of the strength-to-weight ratio of various beam geometries printed on a 3D printer.  Caitlyn will go on to enter her project in the National BHP Science and Engineering Awards."

Year 9/10 Engineering Students 3rd Place at Science and Engineering Challenge

Last Thursday 24 October, the two Year 9/10 engineering classes competed against six other Canberra schools in the Science and Engineering Challenge, run by the University of Newcastle at Parliament House. The students divided into eight smaller teams and completed a variety of challenges through the day. With several high scores and a lot of enthusiasm and creativity, they came away with overall third place. We're looking forward to participating in this excellent challenge again in the future!

Merici College Green Tip #32 - Mobile phones round up!

Actsmart Mobile Round up (National Recycling Week)

 PLEASE TELL EVERYONE to collect their phones to be part of a Guinness world record attempt for the largest amount of mobile phones collected for recycling in 24 hours.

A collection box can be found here at Merici opposite Student Services, next to the Terracycle Oral Care collection. 

Donations accepted until 13 November.

Accepted items include:

Student Achievement - Jorga Jongeneel's role investing the Governor General as Chief Scout of Australia

During the holidays, Jorja Jongeneel (Year 7) had the privilege of being selected as one of a small group of Scouts who invested the Governor General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), as Chief Scout of Australia. The ceremony was held at Government House on 2 October and Jorja had the honour of presenting the Governor General with his name badge. This event is also special as it only happens around every 5 years when Australia has a new Governor General. #mericipride

Year 12 Dance Students' Achievements

Merici College congratulates Year 12 Dance students Eliza Cooke and Rachel Baker on their recent achievements. Eliza has been successful in receiving an offer from one of Sydney's most elite boutique full-time Dance School, Ettingshausen. Rachel will be undertaking a two year intensive Dance program at Ev and Bow in Sydney. All the best wishes girls!