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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 ...

Science and STAR Weeks

Science and STAR Weeks

Week 5 was Science Week, which was a great celebration of all things Science!

Our Science Week activities included: The Satellite Selfie, Kahoots at each campus, viewing of documentaries, the Deep Diver STEMCchallenge, The Taskmaster Scavenger ...

Book Week 2020

Book Week 2020

  • Tuesday, 08 September 2020
  • Event

Students participated in a range of activities for MacKillop’s celebration of Book Week in Week 6.

Across the two campuses, students participated in a range of quizzes, competitions, games, reading and film sessions, and creative projects.

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Opening of the Moira Najdecki Theatre

Opening of the Moira Najdecki Theatre

  • Wednesday, 19 August 2020
  • Event

St Mary MacKillop College held the blessing and opening of its newly-refurbished and newly-named Moira Najdecki Theatre at the Padua Campus today.

Past Principal Moira Najdecki was present as the guest of honour to witness the College recognise ...

The Year 12 Retreat

The Year 12 Retreat

Congratulations to the Class of 2020, who kicked off their final semester at MacKillop with their Year 12 Retreat on 6 and 7 August.

Usually, Year 12 would have escaped to Sydney’s northern beaches for Retreat, but COVID-19 restrictions meant ...

New facilities at MacKillop

New facilities at MacKillop

St Mary MacKillop College has added to its amazing facilities with the recent completion of three building and refurbishment projects across both campuses.

Handover of the Penola Administration Centre and Moira Najdecki Theatre took place just ...

MacKillop buildings receive commendations

MacKillop buildings receive commendations

St Mary MacKillop College and its architects have received two Commendations at the 2020 ACT Architecture Awards, which were held over live broadcast by the Australian Institute of Architects on Friday 5 June.

MacKillop’s STEM Centre, designed ...

Principal's Reflection on BLM and the Gospel

Principal's Reflection on BLM and the Gospel

Michael Lee reflects on the Black Lives Matter movement and the call of the Gospel.

On Thursday 11 June, fans around Australia and the world tuned in to watch the Collingwood Magpies and The Richmond Tigers open Round 2 of the 2020 AFL ...

Plan for the return to school at MacKillop

Plan for the return to school at MacKillop

7 May 2020

Principal Michael Lee has sent out the following letter to the College community regarding the return to face-to-face teaching for students and staff at MacKillop.

View the letter

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