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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.

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Jasmine Ryan: 2002-2020

Jasmine Ryan: 2002-2020

A sad announcement from the PrincipalWednesday 8 April 2020

 

Jasmine Ryan2002-2020Rest In Peace

Dear community of St Mary MacKillop College,

It is with deep regret that I write to advise that Jasmine Ryan, a member of Year ...

Attendance and Remote Learning Update

Attendance and Remote Learning Update

A statment from the Principal - 24 MarchAttendance and Remote Learning

Please note: the following message was sent by email to all students and families

Dear parents and caregivers,

In line with Minister Berry’s advice to the Canberra ...

School attendance options for 24 March

School attendance options for 24 March

A statement from the principalStudent attendance on 24 March

On the advice of Mr Ross Fox, Director of Catholic Education, I have been directed to provide you with the following information.

Being mindful of the decision for ACT Public schools ...

Opening Mass 2020

Opening Mass 2020

  • Thursday, 12 March 2020
  • Event

St Mary MacKillop College celebrated the start of the 2020 school year with the Opening Mass on Thursday 12 March.

Students and staff of the College were joined in Eucharist at the Tuggeranong Basketball Stadium by College Chaplain Fr James ...

Mindygari and Meup Meup share Swimming Carnival spoils

Mindygari and Meup Meup share Swimming Carnival spoils

  • Tuesday, 03 March 2020
  • Event

The College wrapped up the summer season with the annual Swimming Carnival at the Dickson Aquatic Centre last week.

After sharing the spoils in 2019, Mindygari and Meup Meup were the winners again, effectively swapping trophies as they took out ...

Unedjamacated at the Canberra Comedy Festival

Unedjamacated at the Canberra Comedy Festival

We regret to inform you that our students will no longer be performing at the Canberra Comedy Festival as the festival has now been cancelled.

 

Who needs a proper job when you can disappoint your parents as a comedian?

MacKillop’s ...