News2020

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Student Leaders elected for 2021

Student Leaders elected for 2021

St Mary MacKillop College’s 2021 College and Portfolio Captains have been announced following an election at our St Peter’s Campus on Wednesday.

Due to COVID restrictions, the candidates had to record their speeches last week before these ...

Our Modified MacKillop Day

Our Modified MacKillop Day

  • Tuesday, 15 September 2020
  • Event

The College celebrated the life of Mary MacKillop and the culture of the school with a modified MacKillop Day on Friday 11 September.

MacKillop Day is typically one of the highlights of the College calendar, and students brought their usual ...

Inspire 2020 Digital Exhibition

Inspire 2020 Digital Exhibition

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 ...

Science and STAR Weeks

Science and STAR Weeks

Week 5 was Science Week, which was a great celebration of all things Science!

Our Science Week activities included: The Satellite Selfie, Kahoots at each campus, viewing of documentaries, the Deep Diver STEMCchallenge, The Taskmaster Scavenger ...

Book Week 2020

Book Week 2020

  • Tuesday, 08 September 2020
  • Event

Students participated in a range of activities for MacKillop’s celebration of Book Week in Week 6.

Across the two campuses, students participated in a range of quizzes, competitions, games, reading and film sessions, and creative projects.

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Opening of the Moira Najdecki Theatre

Opening of the Moira Najdecki Theatre

  • Wednesday, 19 August 2020
  • Event

St Mary MacKillop College held the blessing and opening of its newly-refurbished and newly-named Moira Najdecki Theatre at the Padua Campus today.

Past Principal Moira Najdecki was present as the guest of honour to witness the College recognise ...

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 ...

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