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We congratulate Mariah Brody who is currently competing in the Australian Gymnastics Championships
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Preparing our students to not just think, but really know, deep down – that nothing can stand in their way and that...
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Installation of new roof sheeting has begun in the first of 6 sections of the 50m long roof.
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Upcoming events and news for Term 2 Weeks 4 and 5
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We congratulate all our students for their enthusiasm in participating in the Decathlon and their wonderful...
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The focus of the Prayer was centred around the ongoing nurturing that mothers provide to their children every day.
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The Bridge Restaurant will be open on Wednesday 29 May at 12.30pm. Please visit ...

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Music - Australian National Eisteddfod 2019 – Strings (Saturday 1 June)

Our Strings group will be...

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The Feast Day of St Angela Merici will be celebrated on Friday 31 May. The day’s celebrations will commence with extended PC...

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Our guests participated in House Panel discussions to share recollections, reflections and advice to current students.
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Students wrote messages of thanks, appreciation and love to their mums and significant others; recognising the...
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If food waste were a country, it would be the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, behind the U.S...
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ACT Head of the Lake Rowing Regatta for schools

Congratulations to Alexander Moylan (Year 11) who raced in the ACT Head of the Lake Rowing Regatta for schools on Saturday 11 March.  Alexander beat a full field of scullers from other ACT schools to win the Year 11 and 12 Schoolgirls Single Sculling racing She has been training all year on Lake Burley Griffin and will finish off her season by racing at the NSW Grade Championships next month on the Sydney Olympic course. We wish Alexander all the best in her future endeavours.

Merici Weekly Green Tip #5

Here is our green tip for the week:

Interested in growing produce but don’t have the right space or skills?

Canberra Organic Growers Society (COGS) operates 12 community gardens in Canberra and has lots of resources, tips and events for budding gardeners.

Find out more at www.cogs.asn.au or  www.facebook.com/COGSdotasndotau

 

 

 

Bec DeCourcy

Sustainability Officer

 

Merici Year 7/8 Softtball team awarded ACT Schools Champions

Like all great sporting stories, the Merici 7/8 Softball win in the ACT Schools Carnival began with the odds stacked squarely against it…

A month out from the tournament we didn’t even have enough players, so the girls were told they had some work to do if they wanted to compete in the carnival. Undeterred, the girls just got to work organising themselves, gathering in more players, showing up to every training and working hard to make sure they could field a team. And a little seed was planted.

2017 International Women's Day Dinner

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Celebrated on March 8, the day marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. The theme for this year was #BeBoldForChange and to support this special occasion, Merici College held a dinner on Thursday 9 March in the restaurant.

GRADUATING CLASS OF 2016 DESTINATIONS REPORT

Where our students are going…..

This report was focussed on the Year 12 Graduating Class of 2016 cohort. The data was obtained from a Destinations Survey sent out to all students in mid-late January, after the main round offers for university placement.

The student survey related to:

  • Plans for 2017 - categorised into further study, full time employment and a Gap year
  • Plans for 2018-if they were taking a Gap year
  • Type of study
  • Institution of study

Destinations

Balgo House Charity

In 2016 Balgo House started a partnership with the Mercy Works organisation. Mercy Works support long term development projects, where the needs of people who are denied access to basic resources like education and health care are urgent, in Australia and the South-East Asia Pacific. In their House Week 2016, students of Balgo House committed themselves to fundraising for the Mercy Works, where all donations went to a preschool on Bathurst Island.