2017 News

Achievement

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 ...

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 ...

National Culinary finalists

National Culinary finalists

On the last Friday of Term 2, Year 12 students Katelyn Twiss and Claire Lonie entered the Australian Culinary Federation Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge for the ACT. There were four other teams from other schools also competing.

They had to ...

Students finish Senior Exams

Students finish Senior Exams

Senior students have concluded Term 2 with their Semester 1 Senior Exams at the Isabella Campus.

The final exams for students in Years 11 and 12 were held today, bringing to an end the weeklong Senior Exam Period.

Prior to the Senior Exam ...

Recognition of Excellence Awards

Recognition of Excellence Awards

MacKillop hosted the Catholic Education Recognition of Excellence Awards Dinner on Friday 10 March, where teachers and support staff from around the Archdiocese were recognised for their achievements.

This year was MacKillop’s turn to host the ...

Ben presented with Student Citizenship Award

Ben presented with Student Citizenship Award

Congratulations to Ben Jenkins of Year 12, who received a 2016 Order of Australia Student Citizenship Award last week.

Ben was presented with his award by the Governor General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, at a ceremony at the Royal Canberra Golf Club ...

Graduation 2016

Graduation 2016

The Class of 2016 celebrated the end of their time at MacKillop with their Graduation Mass and Graduation Formal on Friday 2 December.

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

Choir makes National Grand Final

Choir makes National Grand Final

Congratulations to the MacKillop A Cappella Choir, which finished in the Top 8 schools at the AUSACA Australian A Cappella Championships, held at RMIT in Melbourne on 15 September.

Under the guidance of Mrs Kim Maloney, the choir performed four ...

A Cappella choir through to Live Finals

A Cappella choir through to Live Finals

The MacKillop A Cappella group has progressed to the Live Finals of the AUSACA Australian A Cappella Championships, which will be held in Melbourne in September.

After the Video Finals stage of the competition, judges and voters deemed the choir ...

Year 12 Results 2015

Year 12 Results 2015

Congratulations to the Class of 2015, who achieved well beyond their expectations this year. Their results were released on Wednesday 16 December.

The following observations can be made about MacKillop's results:

65% of our Year 12 class ...
Farewell, Year 12

Farewell, Year 12

MacKillop bid an emotional farewell to the Class of 2015 with the Year 12 Breakfast and 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, during which Year 12 ...

Aussie Rep Adam wins world series

Aussie Rep Adam wins world series

Three MacKillop students represented Australia at the Indoor Cricket World Series during the school holidays, with Adam Seary of Year 11 becoming MacKillop's latest World Champion.

Thomas Seaman (Year 10) and Tyler Hays (Year 9) represented ...

Claire and Katelyn bag Bronze

Claire and Katelyn bag Bronze

Year 10 students Claire Lonie and Katelyn Twiss were awarded a Bronze Medal in the International Secondary Schools Cooking Competition held in Tahiti from 4-11 October.

The duo, along with teacher Justin Kain, represented the ACT Australian ...

Kofi makes Unearthed High Top 5

Kofi makes Unearthed High Top 5

Congratulations and good luck to Year 12 student Kofi Owusu-Ansah, who is a finalist in the Triple J Unearthed High competition.

Kofi, who goes by the stage name Genesis Owusu, entered his song, The Day After Valentine's, in early August and was ...

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