Merici News is the place to find out everything that's going on at Merici College. View our latest news articles, find out about upcoming events, browse galleries and read our faculty blogs. If you'd like more information on our school curriculum or enrolments please visit our main website.

"For me to represent Australia at the Asian Physics Olympiad is a dream come true. I am here because of my...
1 week 2 days ago
Merici College congratulates staff members Laura Pearce and Jodie Muldoon on their graduation today.
1 week 5 days ago
Today the Merici College community reflected on the significance of Easter by exploring the Stations of the Cross and...
1 week 5 days ago
We congratulate Imogen Dorsett who is currently participating in the Under 15’s National Hockey Tournament.
1 week 5 days ago
Our China Study Tour Group has arrived in China!
1 week 5 days ago
This week our solar energy system was officially handed over to the school by SolarHub.
1 week 6 days ago

We would like to invite our past and current students and staff to enter our Photography Competition. The theme is ‘...

2 weeks 6 days ago

End of Term 1 (Friday 12 April)

Term 2 Begins (Monday 29 April)


2 weeks 6 days ago

Merici College Uniform Shop

Please be advised that our uniform contract with Lowes (also trading as...

2 weeks 6 days ago
This week we have a look back at our uniform!
2 weeks 5 days ago
Our Year 7 IH students presented their Ancient History museum displays today.
2 weeks 6 days ago
A brief video (2.37) to outline why we at Merici take sustainability seriously.
2 weeks 1 day ago

Principal's Welcome

Welcome to 2019 and the celebration of our 60th anniversary. I would like to especially welcome our new Year 7s and students who have joined the Merici Community in Years 8 through to Year 11.


Green Tip #1 - Tips for Sustainable Living

The start of a new year is the perfect time to refresh, restart and challenge yourself to make a difference. At Merici we are continuing to focus on reducing waste to landfill, rethinking our energy use to be mindful of only using what we need, and being conscious water users in terms of water quantity and quality (what we put down the drains).

At home and school you can apply principles of sustainable living. Read more.

Merici College Chinese New Year Celebration

Merici College Chinese New Year Celebration (Merici女(nǚ)子(zǐ)高(gāo)中(zhōng)春(chūn)节(jié)庆(qìng)祝(zhù)活(huó)动(d))

Welcome to 2019 and a very happy year of the Pig. Chinese New Year falls on 5 February 2019 and Chinese communities around the world celebrate this very important festival with their families and friends.

Merici College is going to celebrate this important festival through three activities:

Opening Assembly and Unveiling of the St Angela Merici Statue

On Tuesday, 5 February 2019 Merici College welcomed current and past students, parents, Jacqui Keighery, Merici College Board Chair, Minister Elizabeth Lee, ACT Legislative Assembly Assistant Speaker, Shadow Minister for Education, Shadow Minister for Disability, Shadow Minister for the Environment and member for Kurrajong, Margaret Cicolini, Catholic Education representative and Merici parent, Fr Emil Milat and Fr Josh Scott to the Opening School Assembly.

Welcome to 2019!

We would like to welcome all students to the 2019 school year, in particular our Year 7s and new students. We hope that you settle into Merici life well and please do not hesitate to stop us or any other student or staff member in the corridor or on the playground if you are feeling overwhelmed or unsure about something. Remember, we are here to help. We also have a great Transitions team this year who are committed to helping you with a smooth and happy transition.

Term Dates for 2019

Term Dates for 2019

Please note the school dates for 2019 below:

Term 1   First Day Years 7, 11, 12 and new students: Monday 4 February-Friday 12 April

First Day Years 8, 9 and 10 students: Tuesday 5 February-Friday 12 April 

Term 2 Monday 29 April - Friday 5 July

Term 3 Monday 22 July - Friday 27 September

Term 4 Monday 14 October - Friday 13 December (students), Thursday 19 December (staff)