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Statement from Michael Lee

Statement from Michael Lee

Statement addressing media stories around religious freedom and discrimination

To members of the MacKillop community,

In response to a telephone call from a Canberra Times journalist this morning (10 October), I answered several questions ...

College celebrates Feast Day

College celebrates Feast Day

The College was blessed with beautiful spring weather for its annual MacKillop Day Mass and Celebrations on Friday 14 September.

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

Musical Tickets on sale now!

Musical Tickets on sale now!

Tickets are now on sale for Mary Poppins Jr, MacKillop's 2018 production.

Mary Poppins Jr will be performed at the Padua Campus Theatrette (Wanniassa) during Week 3 of Term 3, on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9, and Friday 10 August. Each ...

Meup Meup claims Athletics Double

Meup Meup claims Athletics Double

A dramatic, come-from-behind victory saw Meup Meup claim both the Spirit Cup and Championship Trophy at last week’s Athletics Carnival at the Australian Institute of Sport.

Despite leading the Spirit Cup points tally from the very start of the ...

MacKillop celebrates 20 years at Opening Mass

MacKillop celebrates 20 years at Opening Mass

St Mary MacKillop College paused to reflect on its first 20 years at Tuesday’s Opening Mass, with several guests from the College’s past helping to celebrate its relatively short but rich history.

Guests included all three past principals of ...

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 ...

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 ...

House Charity fundraising gets underway

House Charity fundraising gets underway

Mindygari has kicked off the College’s annual House Charity Fundraising with a series of events at both campuses in Week 6.

Mindygari has pledged its support to Cancer Council ACT, which MacKillop has also supported through Australia’s ...

Year 7 elect SRC

Year 7 elect SRC

Year 7 have made a great start to secondary school and concluded their first term with a focus on building community and leadership skills, inspired by the story of St Mary MacKillop.

The main event for this was the Year 7 Community Day on 22 ...

Meup Meup on fire in Athletics double

Meup Meup on fire in Athletics double

Meup Meup won its first Athletics Spirit Cup since 2002 and defended its Championship Trophy as it took out both pieces of silverware at the College Athletics Carnival at the Australian Institute of Sport on Thursday.

An awesome effort by the ...

New College record for Relay for Life

New College record for Relay for Life

Year 12 continued the tradition of participating in the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life over the weekend, and they’ve now set a new benchmark as the group blew previous fundraising efforts out of the water.

On Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 ...

Opening Mass 2017

Opening Mass 2017

St Mary MacKillop College celebrated the start of the 2017 school year with its Opening Mass at the Tuggeranong Basketball Stadium on Tuesday.

Well over 2,000 guests packed into the stadium, with students, staff, parents, friends, former ...

Mindygari breaks drought at Dickson Pool

Mindygari breaks drought at Dickson Pool

Mindygari’s long wait for a Championship Trophy came to an end at Dickson Aquatic Centre yesterday as it claimed its first victory at the Swimming Carnival since 1998.

In the Spirit Cup, Ngadyung managed to hold off enthusiastic challenges ...

Graduation 2016

Graduation 2016

The Class of 2016 celebrated the end of their time at MacKillop with their Graduation Mass and Graduation Formal on Friday 2 December.

The day began with Mass at Holy Family, Gowrie, after which several students were presented with the College's ...

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