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Year 12 says an emotional goodbye

Year 12 Breakfast and Farewell Assembly

The Class of 2022 have said an emotional goodbye to the College at their Year 12 Breakfast and Farewell Assembly.

2022 Long Tan Awards

ADF Leadership and Innovation Awards

The recipients of the 2022 Long Tan Awards were announced at the St Peter’s Campus Assembly on 2 November.

Frozen Jr announced as next College musical

2023 Musical announcement

St Mary MacKillop College is excited to announce that its 2023 College Musical will be Disney’s Frozen Jr.

Variety Night 2022

A night of entertainment and fundraising

MacKillop raised funds for its four House Charities at the annual Variety Night on Thursday 20 October.

ACT ASBA of the Year

The 2022 ACT Training Awards

St Mary MacKillop College is delighted to announce that Year 12 student Josh Haynes has been named as the ACT Australian School-Based Apprentice of the Year.

Captains Elected for 2023

Leadership elections get underway

St Mary MacKillop College is excited to announce its 2023 College and Portfolio Captains following an election on 21 September.

INSPIRE Winners 2022

The winners of our annual Art Competition

Congratulations to everyone who entered the Inspire Art Competition this year. The overall winner and the winners of each category have now been decided.

College Athletics Carnival

Ngadyung and Mindygari take home the trophies

Ngadyung and Mindygari were the winners at the 2022 College Athletics Carnival as they took home the Championship Trophy and Spirit Cup respectively.

Spring Zing 2022

Year 10's fancy dress celebrations

The Spring Zing made its long-awaited return, with MacKillop’s Year 10 students celebrating at the Southern Cross Club in Woden on Friday 16 September.

MacKillop Day 2022

Whole-school celebrations!

The College was blessed with beautiful spring weather for the MacKillop Day Mass and Celebrations on Tuesday 13 September.

2022 Long Tan Awards

ADF Leadership and Innovation Awards

The recipients of the 2022 Long Tan Awards were announced at the St Peter’s Campus Assembly on 2 November.

Frozen Jr announced as next College musical

2023 Musical announcement

St Mary MacKillop College is excited to announce that its 2023 College Musical will be Disney’s Frozen Jr.

Variety Night 2022

A night of entertainment and fundraising

MacKillop raised funds for its four House Charities at the annual Variety Night on Thursday 20 October.

ACT ASBA of the Year

The 2022 ACT Training Awards

St Mary MacKillop College is delighted to announce that Year 12 student Josh Haynes has been named as the ACT Australian School-Based Apprentice of the Year.

Captains Elected for 2023

Leadership elections get underway

St Mary MacKillop College is excited to announce its 2023 College and Portfolio Captains following an election on 21 September.

INSPIRE Winners 2022

The winners of our annual Art Competition

Congratulations to everyone who entered the Inspire Art Competition this year. The overall winner and the winners of each category have now been decided.

College Athletics Carnival

Ngadyung and Mindygari take home the trophies

Ngadyung and Mindygari were the winners at the 2022 College Athletics Carnival as they took home the Championship Trophy and Spirit Cup respectively.

Spring Zing 2022

Year 10's fancy dress celebrations

The Spring Zing made its long-awaited return, with MacKillop’s Year 10 students celebrating at the Southern Cross Club in Woden on Friday 16 September.

MacKillop Day 2022

Whole-school celebrations!

The College was blessed with beautiful spring weather for the MacKillop Day Mass and Celebrations on Tuesday 13 September.

Book Week 2022

Dressing up for Book Week

Staff and students got into the spirit of Book Week by dressing as their favourite book characters on Friday 26 August.

Awards Assembly

Celebrating student achievement

The College held its Semester 1 Awards Assemblies over the past two weeks, with the Padua Campus Awards held on 3 August, and the St Peter’s Campus Awards held on 10 August.

Year 12 Retreat

Three days in Collaroy

The Class of 2022 commenced their final semester at St Mary MacKillop College with the Year 12 Retreat, where they spent three days along Sydney's northern beaches.

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A chat with Gabby Petersen

Past MacKillop student Gabby Petersen talks about her time at MacKillop and experience in the PE Pathways Program.

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Acknowledgement of Country

St Mary of the Cross MacKillop made the statement: “We are but travellers here, so while we are here we should do as much good as we can and live in peace with each other.”

With this in mind, the College respectfully acknowledges the Ngunnawal people who are the Traditional Custodians and First People of the land on which we gather each day. The College also pays its respects to the Elders past, present and emerging, and any other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples living and working in the MacKillop community.

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