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We look forward to welcoming you to Merici College for Year 7 in 2020!.
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Term 1 2020 commencement dates
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May the love, peace and happiness of Christ be with you all.
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We congratulate a number of girls from Merici who competed (rowing for Capital Lakes) at the rowing NSW Sprint...
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Today we gather to celebrate the end of Year 10 and prepare to embark on the next stage in your daughter’s educational...
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We would like to take this opportunity of thanking all our students for their hard work and commitment this year, and...
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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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Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing Expo

Merici College, along with the seven other Catholic Secondary Schools in the ACT, have combined to present an Expo for parents and carers on Mental Health Issues affecting our young people.

It will be a great opportunity to meet people from the agencies, hear from special guest speakers and ask questions.

Please RSVP to this event by clicking on the link https://www.trybooking.com/BFLGT.

Student Achievement - Taylah Ellems represents Australia at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tournament

This week Taylah Ellems has been in Canada, representing Australia at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tournament.

A team of four boys and two girls, aged 15-18 were selected to represent Australia at the National Team Challenge in Niagara Falls. It was a 54-hole tournament and Australia was up against some strong countries from Canada, Mexico and the USA. A total of 90 juniors played over the three days.

Australia was victorious and the talented Australian juniors have taken out the team honours in Canada at @maplejt event. 

Merici College Green Tip #2- Where Does Your Water Come From?

When you turn on the tap, do you consider where your water comes from? Or goes to afterwards?

https://www.iconwater.com.au/Water-and-Sewerage-System/Water-and-sewerage-system.aspx

Prior to arriving at your tap, water goes through many stages. 

First it is collected through river catchments and makes its way to our dams, which store water before it is transferred to one of our two water treatment plants. 

Student Achievement - Jade Esler joins the RAAF as an Officer Aviation Candidate – Pilot - ADFA

Each year, we have a growing number of students in Year 12 who apply for recruitment to the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) as a pathway for their future career. As part of this recruitment, the Defence Force Academy choose the best students to recognise for their performance in the recruitment process.

Bridge Benefit Fundraising Dinner

We would like to thank our community members who supported our Bridge Benefit Fundraising Dinner on Saturday 14 September in the Merici College Bridge Restaurant. This event is a student-led initiative and is in its fifth year of running with all proceeds to be donated to Barnardos Canberra. We would also like to thank our sponsors who generously donated items for our silent auction.

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Olivia Horvat awarded ACT School-Based Apprentice of the Year

We are very proud to announce that Olivia Horvat, Year 12 student has been awarded ACT Australian School-Based Apprentice of the Year.

Qualification: Certificate III in Individual Support
Training Provider: Quest Training Solutions
Employer: Australian Training Company
Host Employer Name: Black Mountain School
School: Merici College

 

We wish Olivia continued sucess in her apprenticeship.

 

 

John Nicoletti Book Series 'The Grower'

We are most appreciative of John Nicoletti who has donated a set of books,  'The Grower, The Heartbeat of Australia and The Grower, The Roots of Australia to our school library. The books enable young Austalians to connect with where their food and fibre comes from. As an adolescent John left home with $200 to his name and carved out a great life for himself in agriculture.