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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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Principal's Blog - Fathers are pivotal in their daughter’s lives

At our recent Father Daughter dinner, guest speaker, Patricia Falcetta (https://sociallivingsolutions.com.au/) shared the following with dads – on the evening a few fathers asked for this and I thought it would be excellent to share with you all.

“Fathers are pivotal in their daughter’s lives.  Fathers are very powerful at establishing values for their girls.  Values such as trust, respect, honesty, integrity, racism and generosity.  Modelling is the best way to demonstrate these values. Remember she is watching you!

60th Anniversary Dinner

We would like to thank everyone who attended our 60th Dinner at the Canberra Rex on Saturday 7 September.

Please follow the link https://merici.college/go/-60-dinner-speeches to find the formal speech presented by Mrs Loretta Wholley, Principal. Loretta also presented a speech on behalf of Ross Fox, Director of Catholic Education Canberra.

Our sincere thanks and appreciation to the 60th Organising Committee members:

Helen Beasley, Helen Campbell, Christine Collins, Amy Connellan,

Merici College 60th Anniversary Mass

This year marks 60 years since the beginning of Merici College. Our community celebrated this milestone at a very special Mass where we reflected on our past, present and future journey from Canberra Catholic Girls’ High School in 1959, to Merici College in 2019 and beyond.

We were very honoured to welcome our Principal Celebrant for the celebration; His Grace, Archbishop Christopher Prowse, and Concelebrating were Bishop Pat Power, Monsignor John Woods and Fr Bernie Patterson together with Fr Emil Milat, Fr Kieran Adams & Fr Paul Nulley from the Central Canberra parishes.

Merici College Green Tip #27 - An alternative to chlorine bleach?

A focus on water quality necessitates consideration of cleaning products.  Chlorine bleach is a commonly used cleaning product which goes down our drains.  It is also known to have health and environmental impacts. 

If you have concerns about the health and environmental impacts of chlorine bleach, follow this link for an alternative and further information.

Dance Troupe performance at St Andrew's Aged Care

Our Dance Troupe performed an hour long concert for the residents at St. Andrews Village in Hughes on Saturday, 31 August. The girls were absolutely fantastic and we have already been asked back to perform again nearer Christmas! The residents were clapping and tapping their feet and were very appreciative.

We would like to thank our dancers for their ongoing commitment to entertaining our community and attending community events.