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Return to school for Years 11 and 12

Return to school for Years 11 and 12

Acting on advice from ACT Health and Catholic Education, the College has announced that Years 11 and 12 have been given the green light to return to school.

Year 11 are invited to return back to school on Wednesday 20 October and Year 12 on ...

Case of COVID-19 discovered at the College

Case of COVID-19 discovered at the College

Update from ACT Health regarding MacKillop's COVID-19 exposure14 October 2021, 9.20pm

Dear College community,

I am writing to advise that ACT Health has completed its contact tracing process and casual and close contacts have now been ...

Welcome back to Term 4!

Welcome back to Term 4!

MacKillop welcomed a number of Year 12 students back to campus as Term 4 commenced on Tuesday 5 October.

With the ACT Government allowing Year 12 students to return to on-campus learning, MacKillop provided the Class of 2021 with the option of ...

Captains elected for 2022

Captains elected for 2022

St Mary MacKillop College is excited to announce its 2022 College and Portfolio Captains following an election on 15 September.

Congratulations to the successful candidates:

College Captains: Madison Arnold & Rohan McDonough Faith ...
Inspire Gallery 2021

Inspire Gallery 2021

Thank you and congratulations to all students who submitted entries into our Inspire Art Competition! The College typically would exhibit all entries on MacKillop Day at the St Peter's Campus. Due to our modified celebrations this year, our ...

A message from the College Captains

A message from the College Captains

A message from the Captains during lockdown

Dear MacKillop community,

Wow, how quickly things can change! A few weeks ago, we were together in the classroom and interacting with our friends outside. Today, we are communicating via screens from ...

MacKillop's Matilda a massive success

MacKillop's Matilda a massive success

The College Musical, Matilda, received rave reviews during Week 3, with the cast and crew delivering six breathtaking performances at the Moira Najdecki Theatre.

It was a massive week for the staff and students, with the five public shows and ...

Class of 2021 goes on Year 12 Retreat

Class of 2021 goes on Year 12 Retreat

The Class of 2021 kicked off their final semester at MacKillop with the Year 12 Retreat, which was held at Canberra Park from 21 to 23 July.

The students of Year 12 would normally have escaped to Sydney’s northern beaches for Retreat, but ...

Unedjamacated returns to the Canberra Comedy Festival

Unedjamacated returns to the Canberra Comedy Festival

With the extension of lockdown in the ACT, the Canberra Comedy Festival has been postponed until March 2022. Tickets for the Festival are still valid, so please hold onto them!

More information about Unedjamacated will be released in 2022.

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Get your tickets for Matilda!

Get your tickets for Matilda!

Tickets are now on sale for Roald Dahl's Matilda, MacKillop's 2021 production.

Matilda will be performed at the Moira Najdecki Theatre (Padua Campus, Wanniassa) during Week 3 of Term 3, on Monday 26, Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28, Thursday ...

National Reconciliation Week 2021

National Reconciliation Week 2021

  • Friday, 28 May 2021
  • Event

Students from the College's 'MacKillop Mob' reflect on National Reconciliation Week and answer some frequently asked questions. The students were inspired by the 2021 National Reconciliation Week theme, "More than a word: Reconciliation takes ...

Students help to launch biggest morning tea

Students help to launch biggest morning tea

Following Year 12’s amazing efforts in the Relay for Life, Cancer Council ACT invited Mr Peter Johnson, the Year 12 Coordinator, and four students to the launch of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea last week.

The top two individual fundraisers ...

Athletics Carnival 2021

Athletics Carnival 2021

Gurabang and Ngadyung were the big winners at the College Athletics Carnival, taking home the Championship Trophy and Spirit Cup respectively.

Gurabang’s triumph gave the House its first trophy in the competition since 2014, while Ngadyung ...

Record effort in Relay for Life

Record effort in Relay for Life

MacKillop’s Year 12 students have raised a massive $58,000 for the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life, smashing the previous College record in the process.

The amount raised by the Class of 2021, which doubled the previous record set in 2019, ...

Opening Mass 2021

Opening Mass 2021

St Mary MacKillop College celebrated the start of the 2021 school year with not one but two Opening Masses on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 March.

Due to COVID restrictions and the sheer size of MacKillop, the College was unable to hold the Opening ...

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