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Students help to launch biggest morning tea

Students help to launch biggest morning tea

Following Year 12’s amazing efforts in the Relay for Life, Cancer Council ACT invited Mr Peter Johnson, the Year 12 Coordinator, and four students to the launch of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea last week.

The top two individual fundraisers ...

Athletics Carnival 2021

Athletics Carnival 2021

Gurabang and Ngadyung were the big winners at the College Athletics Carnival, taking home the Championship Trophy and Spirit Cup respectively.

Gurabang’s triumph gave the House its first trophy in the competition since 2014, while Ngadyung ...

Record effort in Relay for Life

Record effort in Relay for Life

MacKillop’s Year 12 students have raised a massive $58,000 for the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life, smashing the previous College record in the process.

The amount raised by the Class of 2021, which doubled the previous record set in 2019, ...

Opening Mass 2021

Opening Mass 2021

St Mary MacKillop College celebrated the start of the 2021 school year with not one but two Opening Masses on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 March.

Due to COVID restrictions and the sheer size of MacKillop, the College was unable to hold the Opening ...

Back to school for 2021!

Back to school for 2021!

MacKillop had an extremely positive start to the 2021 school year, with Year 7 students and those in Years 10, 11 and 12 commencing on Monday 1 February.

There was an amazing energy on the first day, with students enthusiastic to see their ...

Year 12 Formal 2020

Year 12 Formal 2020

Year 12 students celebrated the end of their MacKillop journey with the Graduation Ceremony and Formal Dinner on Friday 4 December.

COVID restrictions did not negatively impact the event, with students embracing the changes to make the most of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

College Athletics Carnival 2019

College Athletics Carnival 2019

Meup Meup’s recent dominance at the College Athletics Carnival came to an end on Thursday, with Mindygari claiming the Spirit Cup and Ngadyung winning the Championship Trophy.

Held again at the Australian Institute of Sport, the carnival saw ...

Opening Mass 2019

Opening Mass 2019

The College community came together for the Opening Mass and Year 12 Mentoring Day on Thursday 7 March.

In the morning, students and staff of the College were joined in Eucharist at the Tuggeranong Basketball Stadium by representatives from ...

Goodbye, Year 12

Goodbye, Year 12

The College wished its Class of 2018 an emotional goodbye at the Year 12 Breakfast and Farewell Assembly this morning.

The day began at 8am with breakfast in F Block, put on by Year 11 Hospitality and next year's senior SRC members.

The ...

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 ...

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