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Girton Ready to Race

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This weekend Girton teams will again be competing in the 28th annual Energy Breakthrough event in Maryborough, with three Human Powered Vehicles (HPV’s) and one Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) racing in the 24-hour event. The HPV teams have been using their weekly training sessions to focus on improving driving efficiency on corners and on best…

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Squash News

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The Girton Squash co-curriculum recently celebrated the end of the year with a Christmas break up where the following students received an award: Senior Champion Jack Cripps (11Jo) Most Determined (Seniors) Tiana Murphy (10M) Junior Champion Sol Long (8A) Most Determined (Juniors) Christian Iuliano (7M)

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Debating News

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The Girton Debating Co-curricular had its annual Break-Up on Wednesday 17th October. A fitting end to the busy and successful year was to acknowledge the recipients of the Debater’s Association of Victoria Schools’ Competition Swannie Awards for the best speakers for the Bendigo region in the D, C, and VCE Grades respectively: Remus Brasier (7M),…

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Tournament of Minds International Success

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Tournament Of Minds at Girton has had some more amazing success recently at the International Tournament Final in Darwin. This event was held from the 11th to 14th of October and was a chance for three of our Girton TOM teams to compete against students from all states and territories of Australia, as well as…

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State Tournament of Minds

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On Sunday the ninth of September, six teams of Girton students traveled to La Trobe University Bundoora to compete in the Victorian State Finals for Tournament Of Minds. This was a great day of creativity, problem solving and last minute sticky taping. The students were placed in a room for three hours whilst they worked…

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Debating News

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Charlie Wardrop (11A) and Jordan Rogers (11M) competed in the Semi-Finals of the Model UN Evatt Competition at Queen’s College, University of Melbourne, and won their way through to the State Finals. They will represent Kazakhstan (and Girton Grammar School) , debating three resolutions relating to the Question of Defences Against Cyber Warfare. This will…

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Life Without Ballet is Pointless

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Classical Ballet classes (RAD syllabus) are held in the Girton Dance studio on the Senior Campus directly after school. Students can join the group which meets at Junior School reception and is escorted to the Dance Studio. There are currently vacancies at all levels from beginners. Please contact the ballet teacher Frances Mills at ftmills@gmail.com for more…

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Aerobic Success!

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Congratulations to the Girton Aerobic Team who recently competed at the Melbourne Girls College Invitational.   1st place- Stephanie Carlson and Olivia Pitt; Level 3 Junior Pair 1st place- Gabriella Pitt, Kiara Primmer and Ana Karamaloudis; Level 4  Junior Trio 1st place- Alessia McCaig and Ruby Conti; Level 5 Intermediate Pair 1st place- Gabriella Pitt,…

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DAV School’s Competition State Playoffs 2018

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On the 15th August four Girton Grammar School Debating Teams competed in the State Playoffs of the  Debaters’ Association of Victoria Schools’ Competition. The students competed against the best teams in the state at Lowther Hall Anglican School in Essendon. Our A Grade team consisting of Stephanie Brunner (12Jo), Charlie Wardrop (11A), Jordan Rogers (11M),…

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Tournament of Minds

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Saturday the 18th of August saw eight keen and talented Girton Tournament Of Minds teams compete at the Bendigo Regional Final in all four disciplines spanning years four to ten. We started the day at 9am and our Junior STEM and Senior Arts teams entertained us with funny and dramatic presentations in the morning. We…

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