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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.

View the letter

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 ...

Mindygari and Meup Meup share Swimming Carnival spoils

Mindygari and Meup Meup share Swimming Carnival spoils

  • Tuesday, 03 March 2020
  • Event

The College wrapped up the summer season with the annual Swimming Carnival at the Dickson Aquatic Centre last week.

After sharing the spoils in 2019, Mindygari and Meup Meup were the winners again, effectively swapping trophies as they took out ...

Unedjamacated at the Canberra Comedy Festival

Unedjamacated at the Canberra Comedy Festival

We regret to inform you that our students will no longer be performing at the Canberra Comedy Festival as the festival has now been cancelled.

 

Who needs a proper job when you can disappoint your parents as a comedian?

MacKillop’s ...

The Graduation Formal 2019

The Graduation Formal 2019

The Class of 2019 officially concluded their time at the College with the Graduation Formal on Wednesday December 4.

The Year 12 students arrived at the Australian Institute of Sport Arena in style, wearing stunning dresses and slick ...

Student Leaders elected for 2020

Student Leaders elected for 2020

Year 11 students Madi Lustri and Dylan Slattery have been chosen as the 2020 College Captains following an election at the St. Peter's Campus.

The College congratulates all candidates for the integrity, talent, and commitment that they brought ...

Year 10 Spring Zing 2019

Year 10 Spring Zing 2019

Year 10 students celebrated Spring Zing last Friday evening at Vikings Tuggeranong Towncenter. The theme for the evening was ‘The World is Your Stage’. Year 10 students embraced the event and arrived in style. The costumes were just as ...

MacKillop Day 2019

MacKillop Day 2019

  • Friday, 13 September 2019
  • Event

The College celebrated its annual MacKillop Day Mass and Celebrations on a beautiful spring day on Friday 13 September.

Taking place just over a month after Mary MacKillop's official Feast Day on 8 August, students were able to celebrate as a ...

Students serve up Spamalot

Students serve up Spamalot

  • Friday, 09 August 2019
  • Event

Congratulations to the cast and crew of the College Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot, which took place at the Padua Campus Theatrette this week to rave reviews.

With four public shows and a matinee performance for students from St Patrick’s ...