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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 ...

Mr Lee gets five more years

Mr Lee gets five more years

  • Friday, 07 September 2018
  • Staff

St Mary MacKillop College will continue to flourish under the leadership of Mr Michael Lee after he was reappointed as Principal of MacKillop from the start of the 2019 school year.

The Director of Catholic Education, Mr Ross Fox, announced Mr ...

Rave reviews for Mary Poppins Jr

Rave reviews for Mary Poppins Jr

The College Musical, Mary Poppins Jr, took place at the Padua Campus Theatrette last week to rave reviews.

With four public shows and a matinee performance for primary school students, the cast and crew had a busy week, bringing to an end months ...

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 ...

Variety Night '18

Variety Night '18

Variety Night took place at the Wanniassa Campus Theatrette on Thursday 31 May, with students delivering a range of stunning vocal and instrumental performances, breathtaking dance pieces, emotional drama routines, musical theatre calisthenics, ...

Artist in Residence 2018

Artist in Residence 2018

 

Students at St Mary MacKillop College have been spray painting graffiti all over their school walls. But it’s not what you’re thinking – it’s actually part of the College’s Artist in Residence program, which provides its ...

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 ...

College opens new buildings at Isabella

College opens new buildings at Isabella

St Mary MacKillop College has celebrated the Official Blessing and Opening of its new Providence Building and Fr Julian Tenison Woods Laboratories at the Isabella Plains Campus.

The unveiling of the two new buildings took place after 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 ...

Gurabang claims Swimming Carnival Championship

Gurabang claims Swimming Carnival Championship

Ngadyung and Gurabang claimed the honours at the end of a closely fought and entertaining Swimming Carnival at the Dickson Aquatic Centre on 1 March.

Ngadyung made it back-to-back victories in the Spirit Cup, while Gurabang returned to winning ...

20-Year Celebrations

20-Year Celebrations

  • Thursday, 01 March 2018
Current and former staff brunch

SUNDAY 18 MARCH10.30amIsabella Plains Campus

All current and former staff of MacKillop, St Peter’s, and Padua are invited to brunch at the College’s Isabella (St Peter’s) Campus. following brunch, tours of ...

CAT Award Nominations

CAT Award Nominations

MacKillop has picked up an incredible seven Canberra Area Theatre Award Nominations for performances in the 2017 College Musical, Hairspray Jr. Congratulations to the following CAT Award nominees:

Best Costume Designer for a School Youth ...
Year 12 Graduation Mass and Formal

Year 12 Graduation Mass and Formal

The Class of 2017 has officially completed its time at St Mary MacKillop College after the Graduation Mass and Graduation Formal on Friday 1 December.

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

Class of 2017 bids fond farewell

Class of 2017 bids fond farewell

The Class of 2017 bid an emotional goodbye to MacKillop with 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 ...

2018 student leaders elected

2018 student leaders elected

Year 11 students Thomas Couper-Logan and Sarah Purcell have been chosen as the 2018 College Captains following an election at the Isabella Campus.

Year 11 students and their teachers took to the voting booth after 18 candidates delivered ...