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Dara students take out the ACT Premier Debating Competition

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Persistence paid off for the Daramalan debaters in the ACT Premier Debating Competition this semester, with teams and individual speakers enjoying success and recognition.  The College entered a team in every level of the competition, Junior, Senior and Advanced.  Our Advanced team of Year 11 students achieved by winning half of their debates in the […]

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Year 12 student sought for Olympic advice

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The Australian Olympic boss Matt Carroll was in Canberra this week with a national summit to acknowledge how the future generations will spark change and to help them become Olympic leaders in their own right. He sought advice and suggestions from 26 students across Australia, all of whom have been recognised as Olympic change makers, […]

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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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