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2018 student leaders elected

2018 student leaders elected

Year 11 students Thomas Couper-Logan and Sarah Purcell have been chosen as the 2018 College Captains following an election at the Isabella Campus.

Year 11 students and their teachers took to the voting booth after 18 candidates delivered ...

Spring Zing '17

Spring Zing '17

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 was well attended and involved music, fancy dress, dancing, food, drink, ...

MacKillop Day '17

MacKillop Day '17

St Mary MacKillop College celebrated the Feast Day of its patron with the annual MacKillop Day Mass and Activities on Friday 8 September.

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

Variety Night 2017

Variety Night 2017

Variety Night took place at the Wanniassa Campus Theatrette on Thursday 24 August, with students delivering a range of stunning vocal and instrumental performances, breathtaking dance pieces, emotional drama routines, gymnastics, and good humour!

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Year 12 reinvigorated by three-day Retreat

Year 12 reinvigorated by three-day Retreat

Students have returned from Year 12 Retreat with a renewed enthusiasm ahead of their final semester at St Mary MacKillop College.

The three-day retreat took place this week at the Collaroy Centre along Sydney’s northern beaches, providing ...

National Titration Competition finalists

National Titration Competition finalists

Congratulations to Anooj Lad, Ryan Walls, and James Maas who have been successful in progressing to the national finals of the Australian Chemical Analysis Competition.

The Year 12 students competed in the Royal Australian Chemical Institute’s ...

MacKillop hosts vehicle safety launch

MacKillop hosts vehicle safety launch

St Mary MacKillop College hosted the launch of a new ANCAP campaign in support of safer vehicle choices. MacKillop students joined with the ACT Minister for Road Safety, Shane Rattenbury MLA, and ANCAP Chief Executive Officer, James Goodwin to ...

Hairspray Jr

Hairspray Jr

St Mary MacKillop College congratulates the cast and crew of the College musical, Hairspray Jr, after four impressive performances at the Wanniassa Campus Theatrette last week.

Principal Michael Lee’s praise after the final show on Friday was ...

National Culinary finalists

National Culinary finalists

On the last Friday of Term 2, Year 12 students Katelyn Twiss and Claire Lonie entered the Australian Culinary Federation Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge for the ACT. There were four other teams from other schools also competing.

They had to ...

Busy end to Term 2

Busy end to Term 2

The final two weeks of Term 2 were action-packed, with a range of pastoral activities for Years 7-10 to finish up Semester 1.

Year 7 Camp, 19-23 JuneYear 7 split into two groups and took it in turns to spend two nights at the Salvation Army’s ...

Students return from Year 7 Camp

Students return from Year 7 Camp

Year 7 students have returned from Camp, with two groups each spending two nights at the Salvation Army’s Collaroy Centre in Sydney this week.

Mindygari and Meup Meup students set out for Year 7 Camp on Monday 19 June, followed by Gurabang and ...

Students finish Senior Exams

Students finish Senior Exams

Senior students have concluded Term 2 with their Semester 1 Senior Exams at the Isabella Campus.

The final exams for students in Years 11 and 12 were held today, bringing to an end the weeklong Senior Exam Period.

Prior to the Senior Exam ...

Hairspray tickets on sale now!

Hairspray tickets on sale now!

Tickets are now on sale for Hairspray Jr, MacKillop's 2017 production.

Hairspray Jr will be performed at the Wanniassa Campus Theatrette during Week 2 of Term 3, on Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26, Thursday 27, and Friday 28 July. Each show will ...

Students stress less before Senior Exams

Students stress less before Senior Exams

Isabella Campus students have taken part in Stress Less Week this week, participating in a series of activities created by the Senior SRC to help students deal with, and prepare for, their upcoming exams.

Stress Less Week involved a number of ...

Chelsea assists aspiring artists

Chelsea assists aspiring artists

Five years ago, Chelsea Agno graduated from St Mary MacKillop College with dreams of becoming an artist. Now that those dreams have been realised, Chelsea has returned to MacKillop to inspire the College’s aspiring artists to do the same.

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