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Year 12 Formal 2021

Year 12 Formal 2021

Year 12 students celebrated the end of their MacKillop journey with the Graduation Ceremony and Formal Dinner on Friday 3 December.

Held in a big top marquee on the St Peter’s Campus oval, the evening began with arrivals at the front of the ...

Year 12 Mass and Awards

Year 12 Mass and Awards

The Class of 2021 celebrated its Graduation Mass on Friday 3 December at an event that included the presentation of the 2021 Perpetual Awards.

Held in a marquee on the St Peter's Campus oval, the Mass was celebrated by College Chaplain Fr ...

Variety Night 2021

Variety Night 2021

  • Friday, 26 November 2021
  • Event

After being postponed from its original Term 3 date due to the lockdown, the annual Variety Night finally took place in Week 8, Term 4 in the Moira Najdecki Theatre.

Due to COVID restrictions, the event was performed to a limited audience of ...

ISART Gallery 2021

ISART Gallery 2021

ISART is MacKillop's annual exhibition of creative works by Year 12. The exhibition features final semester work from Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Media and Photography. Usually, we would hold a celebratory event and exhibit work in the Visual ...

Farewell to the Class of 2021

Farewell to the Class of 2021

The Class of 2021 have said an emotional goodbye to the College at their Year 12 Breakfast and Farewell Assembly this morning.

The day commenced with breakfast in the Providence Building at 8am, before the graduating class gathered in the St ...

The return to school

The return to school

Students have returned to face-to-face learning at MacKillop as part of the ACT Government’s relaxing of lockdown restrictions.

Year 9 started back at the Padua Campus on Monday 25 October, with Year 10 returning to the St Peter’s Campus on ...

Long Tan Awards 2021

Long Tan Awards 2021

The recipients of the 2021 Long Tan Awards were announced at the St Peter’s Campus on 27 October.

The assembly was again held online this year, like all College assemblies since the ACT went into lockdown in August.

Alana Freene of Year 10 and ...

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 one ...

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 ...

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