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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 ...

Back to school for 2021!

Back to school for 2021!

MacKillop had an extremely positive start to the 2021 school year, with Year 7 students and those in Years 10, 11 and 12 commencing on Monday 1 February.

There was an amazing energy on the first day, with students enthusiastic to see their ...

Year 12 Results 2020

Year 12 Results 2020

A message from the Principal:Year 12 Results

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 who have exceeded expectations (for many of them their own) with their Year 12 results. Here are some of the statistics:

Top ATAR:99.55 (Mykal Marsham), ...

Year 12 Formal 2020

Year 12 Formal 2020

Year 12 students celebrated the end of their MacKillop journey with the Graduation Ceremony and Formal Dinner on Friday 4 December.

COVID restrictions did not negatively impact the event, with students embracing the changes to make the most of ...

Class of 2020 Receives Principal's Award

Class of 2020 Receives Principal's Award

The Class of 2020 has gained special recognition from the College, with the entire cohort receiving the prestigious Principal’s Award at the Graduation Mass and Perpetual Awards Ceremony on 4 December.

The event, which was held in the ...

Goodbye and good luck, Year 12!

Goodbye and good luck, Year 12!

The College wished its Class of 2020 an emotional goodbye at the Year 12 Breakfast and Farewell Assembly this morning.

The day began at 8am with breakfast in F Block before the graduating class gathered in the St Peter's Campus Gymnasium for ...

2021 SRC Update

2021 SRC Update

Election season has continued at MacKillop, with 26 Year 11 students running for our House Captain positions and 17 Year 8 students making speeches to be considered as the 2021 Padua Campus Captains.

Congratulations to each of the candidates for ...

Long Tan Awards 2020

Long Tan Awards 2020

The College's 2020 Long Tan Award winners have been announced, including the recipients of the inaugural ADF Future Innovators Award.

The recipients were announced at the annual Long Tan Assembly on 4 November, which was held online this year ...

Students perform Senior Showcase

Students perform Senior Showcase

MacKillop’s Year 11 and 12 students finally had the chance to act, sing and dance in front of a live audience this year, with three Senior Showcase performances in the Moira Najdecki Theatre on 22 and 23 October.

The Senior Showcase, a ...

Student Leaders elected for 2021

Student Leaders elected for 2021

St Mary MacKillop College’s 2021 College and Portfolio Captains have been announced following an election at our St Peter’s Campus on Wednesday.

Due to COVID restrictions, the candidates had to record their speeches last week before these ...

Our Modified MacKillop Day

Our Modified MacKillop Day

  • Tuesday, 15 September 2020
  • Event

The College celebrated the life of Mary MacKillop and the culture of the school with a modified MacKillop Day on Friday 11 September.

MacKillop Day is typically one of the highlights of the College calendar, and students brought their usual ...

Inspire 2020 Digital Exhibition

Inspire 2020 Digital Exhibition

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 ...

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