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A Message from the Chair

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As the year comes to a close I would like to share with you news of Board movements that are now effective and that will influence the work of the Board next year and beyond. Firstly, after more than twenty years of distinguished service on the Girton Grammar School Board, Mr Rob Ketterer has resigned…

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Second Hand Uniform

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This year the School opened a second-hand uniform shop for those who would like to sell or to donate unwanted uniform items. The uniform shop is located in Girton House in the Junior School and is staffed by volunteer parents. Donations or items that you would like to sell can be given to Morey reception…

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Year 8 Group Challenge – STEM Engineering

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Recently Girton’s 2019 Year 8 students went head to head in a series of STEM Engineering Challenges. During this session – appropriately named ‘Genius Hour’, students collaborated in small teams to problem solve and address a series of ‘hands-on’ engineering challenges. Students worked together under strict time restrictions and with limited resources, and these budding…

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HIT FM Host Takes on Bendigo Youth

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Five Girton students recently responded to the challenge aired by Bendigo breakfast radio host, Tim from Hit FM, to compete in a range of hobbies and sports against the popular brekky announcer. Tim may not have realised what he was in for when he took on some of the best and brightest in their chosen…

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Speech Night Tickets

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Speech night tickets are available now from www.GoTix.com.au and the three events are approximately 50% booked. A reminder that at this stage, ticketing is limited to two tickets per performing student.  On November 26th, if there are any seats remaining, the Capital Box Office will start to telephone those who, when booking their tickets, opted…

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Top Science Student Goes to Canberra

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Year 11 student, Jordan Rogers, has been selected to attend the elite Australian Science Olympiad Summer School held at the Australian National University (ANU) in January 2019. Mr Matthew Maruff, said that Jordan had achieved an outstanding result in the competitive qualifying exam in August, in which over 6,000 students from 321 schools took part.…

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