On Wednesday 10 August, CGS hosted its 4th Annual ‘Pink Day’, a student-based initiative to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer. This year the day involved wearing pink scarves and items from previous years such as socks, beanies and ties. Wearing their vibrant and eccentric pieces of clothing through the day, students were able […]
On Monday 8 August, Mr Philip Johnston, performed an outstanding one-hour concert to raise funds for improving the John Lingard Hall. Philip is best known in recent years for running the taekwondo programme at CGS, btu he is also a terrific concert pianist who has recorded for Warner Music. Thank you for the amazing performance, […]
With the recent popularity of the Pokémon Go app, CGS students have come together to create an app called ‘Parkachu’, which encourages Pokémon Go users to play safely by combining data from the popular smartphone app with transport data from the ACT government. You can read more about the Parkachu app at CANBERRATIMES.COM.AU or watch the news piece on […]
Last week, the CGS team consisting of Thomas Faulder, Daniel Tian, Jonathan Lee and Tim Muya were successful in winning the ACT division of the Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC) team event hosted at ANU, and Jonathan and Thomas placed 1st and 3rd respectively in their individual events. The ABBC is a competition for senior school students in […]
This year, Canberra Grammar School and the CGS Code Cadets were proud to organise and host the Canberra Official GovHack event for 2016. The hackathon was held over the weekend of 29-31 July in CGS’ flagship building, The Snow Centre for Education in the Asian Century. GovHack is an annual open data competition where teams […]
The Semester 1 2016 edition of CGS Outlook is now available on the Publications and Media page. Please note a correction to the article on page 29 ‘Class of ’57 Luncheon’.
The following people were winners in the CGS Basketball Raffle: Oastellino Family, Courtney, M Page, S Dunkley, C Byatt, Muya Family, R Thayne, V Dal Molin, C Knight, P Bogaart, R McCutcheon, N Swift, J Barbatanos, T Crowdan, T Klein, S Whittle, B Petterson, G Moffat, G Hooker, U Trentini, J Night, V Schimizzi, S […]
Last Wednesday, Canberra Grammar School was delighted to host the Beijing National Day School’s Principal, Mr Xigui Li, and three BNDS Vice-Principals. The visit forms part of a School Partnership Agreement signed in 2003, and is just one of many exchange visits that has been organised between the BNDS and CGS over the past years. […]