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Awards Assembly

Celebrating the achievements of MacKillop students

The College held its Semester 1 Awards Assemblies over the past two weeks, with the Padua Campus Awards held on 3 August, and the St Peter’s Campus Awards held on 10 August.

Year 12 Retreat

Three days in Collaroy

The Class of 2022 commenced their final semester at St Mary MacKillop College with the Year 12 Retreat, where they spent three days along Sydney's northern beaches.

College Musical Announcement

Musical cancelled for 2022

The College has made the difficult and disappointing decision to cancel the 2022 College Musical, Strictly Ballroom.

A great start to Term 3

The return to school

Congratulations to all students for the energy and positivity they have brought to the beginning of Term 3.

End of Term 2 events

Camps and Pastoral Events

Students have had a positive finish to the semester, with a range of pastoral events and trips away in the last two weeks of Term 2.

Senior Exams get underway

Good luck, Year 11 and 12!

MacKillop’s Year 11 and 12 students have commenced Senior Exams at the St Peter’s Campus.

House Charity fundraising begins

Ngadyung House Charity Week

St Mary MacKillop College has commenced its House Charity fundraising for 2022.

New House Mural at Padua

Smalls and students reunite

Students from Years 7-9 have worked alongside artist Smalls to create a mural of the four Houses at the Padua Campus. 

Students contribute to Raiders jersey design

Indigenous Jersey 2022

MacKillop students have contributed to the Canberra Raiders’ 2022 Indigenous Jersey, which will be worn in the NRL's Indigenous Round.

College Cross Country

Our first carnival of 2022

The Cross Country Carnival is a community event that is designed for maximum participation and the promotion of a positive, healthy lifestyle.

Year 12 Retreat

Three days in Collaroy

The Class of 2022 commenced their final semester at St Mary MacKillop College with the Year 12 Retreat, where they spent three days along Sydney's northern beaches.

College Musical Announcement

Musical cancelled for 2022

The College has made the difficult and disappointing decision to cancel the 2022 College Musical, Strictly Ballroom.

A great start to Term 3

The return to school

Congratulations to all students for the energy and positivity they have brought to the beginning of Term 3.

End of Term 2 events

Camps and Pastoral Events

Students have had a positive finish to the semester, with a range of pastoral events and trips away in the last two weeks of Term 2.

Senior Exams get underway

Good luck, Year 11 and 12!

MacKillop’s Year 11 and 12 students have commenced Senior Exams at the St Peter’s Campus.

House Charity fundraising begins

Ngadyung House Charity Week

St Mary MacKillop College has commenced its House Charity fundraising for 2022.

New House Mural at Padua

Smalls and students reunite

Students from Years 7-9 have worked alongside artist Smalls to create a mural of the four Houses at the Padua Campus. 

Students contribute to Raiders jersey design

Indigenous Jersey 2022

MacKillop students have contributed to the Canberra Raiders’ 2022 Indigenous Jersey, which will be worn in the NRL's Indigenous Round.

College Cross Country

Our first carnival of 2022

The Cross Country Carnival is a community event that is designed for maximum participation and the promotion of a positive, healthy lifestyle.

Success at the Cowra Eisteddfod

Performing Arts Achievement

MacKillop had great success at the Cowra Eisteddfod for both choir and instrument ensembles in Weeks 13 and 14.

MacKillop at the Biggest Morning Tea

Students invited to Government House

St Mary MacKillop College was invited to participate in Cancer Council ACT’s Biggest Morning Tea at Government House on Thursday 19 May. 

Careers Expo and Info Night

Info about your post-school options

St Mary MacKillop College held its annual Careers Expo and Year 11, 2023 Information Night on Wednesday 11 May.

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A chat with Gabby Petersen

Past MacKillop student Gabby Petersen talks about her time at MacKillop and experience in the PE Pathways Program.

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Acknowledgement of Country

St Mary of the Cross MacKillop made the statement: “We are but travellers here, so while we are here we should do as much good as we can and live in peace with each other.”

With this is mind, the College respectfully acknowledges the Ngunnawal people who are the Traditional Custodians and First People of the land on which we gather each day. The College also pays its respects to the Elders past, present and emerging, and any other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples living and working in the MacKillop community.

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