On Monday 3 April, the Merici College community reflected on the significance of Easter by exploring the Stations of the Cross and other important aspects of Holy Week in the Easter Liturgy. The liturgy was completely student-focussed with approximately 50 students leading all elements. We wish our community a very Holy and safe Easter.
Jazz at Lyneham High School, Thursday 25 May Junior, Senior, Chamber and Strings- ANU School of Music, Llewellyn Hall, Saturday 25 May Beginner Band- ANU School of Music, Llewellyn Hall, Sunday 26 May Times to be confirmed. Permission notes will be emailed to students shortly and can be found on Moodle and the website.
For all Beginner Band, Beginner Strings, Chamber Group, Advanced Strings, Jazz Band, Junior Band and Senior Band students. Students are required to arrive at Merici on Thursday 27 April and meet in the Jubilee Centre 7.30am. Return to school Friday 28 April at approximately 3.00pm with afternoon tea and set up for concert to occur afterwards. Parent Concert: 6.00pm in the auditorium, gold coin donation. This is a great opportunity for performance of pieces prior to the Eisteddfod.
An invitation is extended to all our mothers, grandmothers and carers to attend a very special Prayer and Morning Tea on Monday 15 May at 8.00am in the Catherine Rey Learning Centre, followed by a morning tea in the Restaurant. RSVPs please to Ros Parisi, email email@example.com to assist with catering.
An nvitation is extended to our Merici community to attend our ANZAC Assembly on Wednesday 26 April. The theme for this year’s assembly is “United in Hope and we welcome Commander Bernadette Alexander, RAN as our guest speaker. A display of historic military memorabilia provided by Merici community members can also be viewed at the conclusion of the assembly, followed by refreshments in the restaurant.
Whilst an envelope and flyer will be distributed shortly, if possible it is Advancedlife Photography’s preference that ordering be completed online to reduce administration and potential security issues related to the return of cash and envelopes on photo day. Orders for packages and sibling photographs can be placed securely online at www.advancedlife.com.au using our school’s unique 9 digit Online Order Code. Portrait and group package orders are due by photography day. CATCHUP DAY FOR PHOTOS FOR ANY STUDENTS WHO WAS ABSENT ON 28 APRIL WILL BE HELD ON WENESDAY 10 MAY
The Queanbeyan RSL Sub Branch have cordially invited Merici College to participate in this year’s Queanbeyan ANZAC March and Service. We are requested to assemble outside the City Council Chambers by no later than 10.00 am on ANZAC Day. The formal commemoration shall comprise a march to the World War 1 Memorial in Farrer Place, laying of a wreath by all school captains and speeches and is scheduled to go for approximately two hours. Merici College is honoured to participate in this commemoration. For more information please contact Narelle Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org
Earth Hour for Schools was held at Merici College on Friday 24 March. We were very pleased to welcome Minister Shane Rattenbury who joined with students and staff to make a "hand print" pledge to reduce their energy consumption. Minister Rattenbury also visited our kitchen garden and spoke to our Sustainabilty at Merici team about sustainability initiatives and strategies currently in place at the College. In the afternoon, all students and staff "flicked the switch" lights off.
Merici celebrated National Ride to School Day this morning. Students and staff who rode or walked to school were treated to a free and healthy breakfast courtesy of our lovely canteen staff and sustainability volunteers.
Changes to ACTION Bus School Service 575 commencing Monday 24 April School Service 575 will see a diversion at Gungahlin Marketplace commencing Monday 24 April 2017 until further notice. Due to the closure of Hibberson Street Gungahlin Bus Stops 6043 and 7004 will no longer be serviced. This service will now drop off at Stop ID 5056 – Woolworths car park, Gozzard Street. Please follow the link http://merici.college/go/choolus575 to find the updated school bus route information. We also encourage parents and students to view this information now available on the Transport Canberra Website.