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Scott Morrison seeks advice from Dara girls

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On Wednesday 4 December students from Daramalan made a special visit to the Prime Minister Scott Morrison to show politicians just how enterprising girls can be. This visit was part of the “Academy for Enterprising Girls Teen Challenge” launch in Canberra which is designed to showcase the variety of skills our younger females are capable […]

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Daramalan Maths teacher wins national award

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Long-time Daramalan maths teacher Mr Thom Mutton was one of eleven maths teachers across Australia who were awarded the equivalent of a maths “Oscar” by the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute in a glittering ceremony in Melbourne on Friday 18 October. Judged by a panel of maths education experts, these awards acknowledge educators who show leadership, […]

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Canberra homeless get welcomed swags

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After a cold mornings drive home from swimming training, Year 12 student Skinny Gavel reflected on how awful it would be to be sleeping rough in Canberra during winter. He then had the idea to do something about it. After some research he came across Jumbuck Street Swags that make military grade swags for homeless […]

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Congratulations Fr Harold Baker MSC

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Congratulations to Fr Harold Baker MSC, who last week celebrated the 70th anniversary of his Ordination. Fr Harold, who has been an integral part of the Daramalan Community for over 40 years is now in his 90s and living in the Residence on the Daramalan grounds. A marvellous achievement and we all wish him many […]

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Our own bridge champions

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A big congratulations to the Daramalan students who participated in the finals of the CIT Constructions and Engineering Bridge Challenge held on Friday 21 June, beating out 17 teams of 185 students.  One of our teams was chosen as the ACT Champions by achieving the highest combined score in the three judging categories of Innovation and Aesthetics, Strength and Efficiency.      Daramalan’s second team received […]

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