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

Winter...

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Merici College Uniform Shop

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

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This week we have a look back at our uniform!
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Our Year 7 IH students presented their Ancient History museum displays today.
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A brief video (2.37) to outline why we at Merici take sustainability seriously.
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2018 Year 12 Student Achievements

We wish to our pass on our congratulations and Best Wishes to all our Graduands for 2018.

112 students received their Year 12 ACT Senior Secondary Certificate. 97 students completed a Tertiary Package and received an ATAR. 15 students completed Accredited Packages, which included Vocational qualifications.
 

Merici College Dux
Highest Achieving Year 12 student at Merici College who completed a Tertiary Package Lauren Paterson
 

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Runner up to the Dux is Tahlia Rajic

 

2018 BSSS Recognition of Excellence Awards Ceremony

We congratulate the following students who received an award at the 2018 BSSS Recognition of Excellence Ceremony today, Tuesday 18 December.  The BSSS Recognition of Excellence Ceremony is a prestigious award ceremony with awards given in five categories: Community Services, Vocational Studies, Performing/Visual Arts, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students and Academic Achievement.  We congratulate:

Hannah Mason -  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award

Tennyson Wheeler - Vocational Studies Award

Maddison Green - Community Services Award

Meric College Green Tip #19 - TerraCycle Pen Recycling

As the term and year draw to a close, may I remind you that there is a Terracyle pen recycling box in the iC near the photocopier.

TerraCycle, one of the fastest growing green companies in the world and has found a way to recycle, up-cycle, re-use, or otherwise transform many items that can't go into mainstream recycling and therefore end up in landfill.

TerraCycle has created a zero waste solution for pens, pencils and markers. Use this box to recycle pens and pen caps, mechanical pencils, markers and marker caps, permanent markers, and permanent marker caps.

CASE Space School at NASA!

CASE Space School at NASA is currently providing 27 girls from Canberra with an unforgettable STEM experience as 293 students from 44 girls’ schools across the country are enjoying their Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia trip, in partnership with Actura.

Christmas Hampers for St Vinnies

Our Year 9 Religious Education students were kept very busy yesterday packing their ‘mini-hampers’ or Christmas gifts for the St Vincent de Paul Christmas appeal. With so many students with gifts, cellophane and sticky tape, the atmosphere was very festival, sometimes semi-organised chaos but they all had lots of fun! Instead of donating individual items the students voted to form small groups and make ‘mini hampers’. The gifts are around under the Christmas tree all the students have done a great job!

Years 7-10 Advent Mass

Our community celebrated Advent on Thursday 6 December with a very special Mass. We were very honoured to welcome our Celebrant, Fr Bernie Patterson from St Brigid and St Patrick parishes in Braddon and Dickson, and Sr Genny Ryan, one of our Ursuline Sisters whose Order is instrumental to the foundation of Merici and who continue to inspire us today.