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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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

Variety Night 2017

Variety Night 2017

Variety Night took place at the Wanniassa Campus Theatrette on Thursday 24 August, with students delivering a range of stunning vocal and instrumental performances, breathtaking dance pieces, emotional drama routines, gymnastics, and good humour!

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Year 12 reinvigorated by three-day Retreat

Year 12 reinvigorated by three-day Retreat

Students have returned from Year 12 Retreat with a renewed enthusiasm ahead of their final semester at St Mary MacKillop College.

The three-day retreat took place this week at the Collaroy Centre along Sydney’s northern beaches, providing ...

National Titration Competition finalists

National Titration Competition finalists

Congratulations to Anooj Lad, Ryan Walls, and James Maas who have been successful in progressing to the national finals of the Australian Chemical Analysis Competition.

The Year 12 students competed in the Royal Australian Chemical Institute’s ...

MacKillop hosts vehicle safety launch

MacKillop hosts vehicle safety launch

St Mary MacKillop College hosted the launch of a new ANCAP campaign in support of safer vehicle choices. MacKillop students joined with the ACT Minister for Road Safety, Shane Rattenbury MLA, and ANCAP Chief Executive Officer, James Goodwin to ...

Hairspray Jr

Hairspray Jr

St Mary MacKillop College congratulates the cast and crew of the College musical, Hairspray Jr, after four impressive performances at the Wanniassa Campus Theatrette last week.

Principal Michael Lee’s praise after the final show on Friday was ...

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