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We are constantly impressed by the innovative, individual and powerful talent of the media makers, artists, designers,...
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Congratulations to Georgia Tonkin, Year 12, who has been selected as part of the national team competing in the...
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The word I have chosen is LEADERSHIP.
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Minh Huynh
I have fond memories of the time I spent at Merici College.
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Tracy Keeley
Tracy grew up in Canberra and is a proud graduate of Merici College in 1982.
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As Year 12 come to the end of their journey at Merici College, they are required to attend their annual Year 12 Retreat. It is...

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Key Dates

Term 2 ends (Friday 1 July)

Term 3 begins for Staff (Designated PD Day, Monday 18...

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Year 10 Transitions Forum (Monday 27 July – Friday 1 July)

The Transitions Forum is an important week...

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Congratulations to all our Showcase participants on their exceptional work throughout Semester 1.
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The whole experience brought our community closer and confirmed our connection of heart and mind.
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Congratulations to all students for making it through a tricky term of high workloads, competing deadlines for...
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#MericiMoment Wall of Words – Samantha Bruce (Class of 2011)

At Merici, the motto 'Dare to Dream' really stuck with me. It pushed me to dream big and pursue those dreams. Merici was where I discovered my passion for creative media/tv/film (a heavily male-dominated industry). Looking back on those media classes when I was 17/18years old, I wouldn't have guessed that I would become one of the youngest Television Directors for one of the major networks in the country.

Merici College Green Tip #3 - What can you do with used batteries?

Every year thousands of tonnes of batteries are used in Australia, many of which dangerously end up in landfills. 

The metals found in alkaline and rechargeable batteries include cadmium, mercury and lead. 

If left exposed, these metals can leak and contaminate the soil and groundwater, causing significant health and environmental risks.

Rechargeable batteries are considered hazardous waste and should never be thrown away as general waste.

Meet our Studies Coordinators

Over the next few weeks we will be introducing you to our Studies Cos. Today we are pleased to introduce Mrs Jo Aboud, Science Coordinator.Jo has been at Merici for 13 years and in the role of Science Coordinator for 11 years. Jo also coordinates Digital and Information Technology. She has a strong passion for encouraging girls into science. She is committed to providing opportunities to the students to explore science in the real world and expand their personal knowledge.

IB Middle Years Programme Personal Project Celebrates Success!

This month we received the official results for the 2021 Year 10 Middle Years Programme Personal Project. This is a ‘passion project’ where students selected an area of interest to create a product or outcome and document their learning journey in achieving the outcome. We are pleased to announce that we had 6 students achieve the highest MYP Grade that can be awarded which is a ‘7’.

Congratulations to the following students:

Green Tip #2 - Meric College Green Tip #2 - Have you wondered if what you do makes a difference?

If you have wondered if your individual efforts to compost can make a difference, read on.....

Australian group, Compost Revolution, tested the idea across 41,000 Australian homes. 

The result was 10 million kgs of food waste diverted from landfill and 19 million kgs of greenhouse gases avoided.

Just how much is 10 million kgs? 

That's the equivalent of over 83,000 full-size wheelie bins of perfectly good resources U-turned out of landfill and sent back to the Earth to replenish the soil, grow veggies and plants, and sequester carbon or: