2017 News

Extra-Curricula

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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

Hairspray tickets on sale now!

Hairspray tickets on sale now!

Tickets are now on sale for Hairspray Jr, MacKillop's 2017 production.

Hairspray Jr will be performed at the Wanniassa Campus Theatrette during Week 2 of Term 3, on Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26, Thursday 27, and Friday 28 July. Each show will ...

Year 7 elect SRC

Year 7 elect SRC

Year 7 have made a great start to secondary school and concluded their first term with a focus on building community and leadership skills, inspired by the story of St Mary MacKillop.

The main event for this was the Year 7 Community Day on 22 ...

Sister School Visit

Sister School Visit

In February, MacKillop was visited by 20 students from our French sister school, Institution St Joseph’s in Le Havre. Our French guests experienced many aspects of College life, including participating in classes and competing at the Swimming ...

France Trip 2017

France Trip 2017

In the summer school holidays, 18 MacKillop students headed to France for a three-week adventure. During the trip, students explored Paris, which included visiting the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, walked to Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Notre ...

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 ...

Legally Blonde Jr

Legally Blonde Jr

Congratulations to the cast and crew of the College Musical, Legally Blonde Jr, which was held at the Wanniassa Campus Theatrette over five nights from 17-21 August.

It was the first musical MacKillop has presented over five nights following the ...

Claire and Katelyn gain culinary gold

Claire and Katelyn gain culinary gold

MacKillop students Claire Lonie and Katelyn Twiss were named ACT champions in the Australian Culinary Federation's Secondary Schools Cooking Competition, which was held at CIT Reid on the last day of Term 2.

Claire and Katelyn claimed a gold ...

Students receive ACT Children's Week Award

Students receive ACT Children's Week Award

Congratulations to Year 11 students Emma Clarke and Elise Paull who have received a 2014 ACT Children's Week Endeavour Award.

The students were presented with the award by Margaret Reid AO at the launch of ACT Children's Week at the National ...

Team Supreme deemed culinary queens

Team Supreme deemed culinary queens

MacKillop's 'Team Supreme' lived up to its name yesterday by cooking its way to victory in the ACT Teen Chefs Competition at the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets.

Year 9 students Amberley Elliott, Claire Lonie, Brooke Simpson, and Katelyn Twiss won ...

Addams Family the real 'thing'

Addams Family the real 'thing'

Congratulations to the cast and crew of the College Musical, The Addams Family, which was held at the Wanniassa Campus Theatrette over 19-22 August.

The show was truly worthy of the widespread praise it received, with some even going as far as ...

Variety Night delivers again

Variety Night delivers again

The College's annual Variety Night, held last Friday, was once again a great success, with students (and staff) showcasing their talent in front of a packed Wanniassa Theatrette.

There was definitely a wide 'variety' of talent on show, with ...

Inspire Art Competition

Inspire Art Competition

The Inspire Art Competition is now open for 2014! The competition runs until September for MacKillop students in Years 7-12.

Produce one artwork on any theme, using the art media of your choice. You might wish to produce a drawing, painting, ...

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