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Opening Mass 2019

Opening Mass 2019

The College community came together for the Opening Mass and Year 12 Mentoring Day on Thursday 7 March.

In the morning, students and staff of the College were joined in Eucharist at the Tuggeranong Basketball Stadium by representatives from ...

Second show added for Canberra Comedy Festival

Second show added for Canberra Comedy Festival

  • Wednesday, 06 March 2019
  • Event

The MacKillop team that will perform Unedjamacated at the Canberra Comedy Festival is excited to announce that it has been given a second show after its first show sold out!

Unedjamacated became the first local and Australian act in the ...

Swimming Carnival 2019

Swimming Carnival 2019

Mindygari and Meup Meup claimed the honours at this year’s Swimming Carnival, taking out the Championship Trophy and Spirit Cup respectively on a warm summer’s day at Dickson Aquatic Centre.

Mindygari’s championship was its second in three ...

Students to feature in Canberra Comedy Festival

Students to feature in Canberra Comedy Festival

The College is excited to announce that Mr Jeremy Margosis and a band of senior Drama students - Ashy Kinsella, Robert Kjellgren, Audrey Kent, Cale Merriman, David Hiscock, and Tayla Harnas – have landed a gig in the highly competitive Canberra ...

Year 12 Results 2018

Year 12 Results 2018

Congratulations to the Graduating Class who achieved well beyond their own expectations in 2018, with many students gaining a broad range of options for higher education and workplace training beyond Year 12.

The College Principal, Mr Michael ...

The Graduation Formal 2018

The Graduation Formal 2018

The Class of 2018 officially concluded their time at the College with the Graduation Formal on 7 December.

The Year 12 students arrived at the Australian Institute of Sport Arena in style, wearing stunning dresses and slick suits, and arriving ...

Year 12 Mass and Awards 2018

Year 12 Mass and Awards 2018

The Class of 2018 celebrated its Graduation Mass at Holy Family Church, Gowrie, on Friday 7 December at an event that included the presentation of the 2018 Perpetual Awards.

The Mass was celebrated by College Chaplain Fr James Antony, who ...

Students receive Order of Australia commendations

Students receive Order of Australia commendations

Congratulations to Year 10 students Ellen Scott and Caitlyn Williams and Year 11 student Maddy Garfath who received Order of Australia commendations at the ACT Student Citizenship Awards Ceremony on 22 November.

The girls were three of eight ...

Goodbye, Year 12

Goodbye, Year 12

The College wished its Class of 2018 an emotional goodbye at the Year 12 Breakfast and Farewell Assembly this morning.

The day began at 8am with breakfast in F Block, put on by Year 11 Hospitality and next year's senior SRC members.

The ...

Statement from Michael Lee

Statement from Michael Lee

Statement addressing media stories around religious freedom and discrimination

To members of the MacKillop community,

In response to a telephone call from a Canberra Times journalist this morning (10 October), I answered several questions ...

Year 10 Spring Zing '18

Year 10 Spring Zing '18

St Mary MacKillop College's Year 10 students and their teachers celebrated the annual Spring Zing event at the Tuggeranong Vikings in Greenway last Friday night.

The night involved music, fancy dress, dancing, food, drink, photo wall, lolly bar, ...

Student Leaders elected for 2019

Student Leaders elected for 2019

Year 11 students Christopher Caruana and Gabrielle Petersen have been chosen as the 2019 College Captains following an election at the Isabella Campus.

Year 11 students and their teachers took to the voting booth after 22 candidates delivered a ...

College celebrates Feast Day

College celebrates Feast Day

The College was blessed with beautiful spring weather for its annual MacKillop Day Mass and Celebrations on Friday 14 September.

Taking place just over a month after Mary MacKillop's official Feast Day on 8 August, students were able to ...

Mr Lee gets five more years

Mr Lee gets five more years

  • Friday, 07 September 2018
  • Staff

St Mary MacKillop College will continue to flourish under the leadership of Mr Michael Lee after he was reappointed as Principal of MacKillop from the start of the 2019 school year.

The Director of Catholic Education, Mr Ross Fox, announced Mr ...

Rave reviews for Mary Poppins Jr

Rave reviews for Mary Poppins Jr

The College Musical, Mary Poppins Jr, took place at the Padua Campus Theatrette last week to rave reviews.

With four public shows and a matinee performance for primary school students, the cast and crew had a busy week, bringing to an end months ...

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