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From The Deputy Principal

28.09.17

On Sunday 24 September we were pleased to attend the Archbishop’s Awards for Excellence for Senior Students Mass, celebrated at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.  Our 2017 College Captains, Renae Albuino and Michaela Matthews are both deserving recipients of this award as they conclude their time in this import role. We have enjoyed their leadership as they both bring energy, hospitality and fun to the school community.

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Discovering a new way of working

26.09.17

On Thursday 14 September, the Year 11 Business and Enterprise class, along with the Accounting class, travelled to Bendigo Bank on Grenfell Street to learn and be exposed to the financial business units the bank offers. 

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Brainy bits in Psychology

26.09.17

As part of the brain and behaviour topic that they have been studying, Ms Ayliffe’s Year 11 Psychology class put their surgical skills to the test when they were required to dissect a sheep’s brain. Throughout the study of this topic, we had been learning about the structures and functions of different parts of the brain, such as the medulla, cerebellum, and the left and right hemisphere.

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Oliphant Science Award

26.09.17

Congratulations to Year 10 student, Carla for winning third prize in the Science Writing category of this year’s Oliphant Science Awards. Under the title of “Future Earth,” students were asked to examine scientific innovations that are being developed by scientists to aid in a better future.

 

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International Day of the Girl

26.09.17

On Tuesday 26 September I attended Adelaide’s annual International Day of the Girl breakfast with four Year 10 students at Adelaide Oval. The theme of this year’s event was a girl’s right to feel ‘#freetobe', with a focus on making our cities safer for girls and women.

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From the Deputy Principal

25.09.17

Last Tuesday evening saw many families gather in the school gymnasium to celebrate our College Music Night. The space, normally set aside for sport, was transformed with lights, staging and curtains to create a theatre style setting. Before long we were all singing the College Anthem led by the Student Leadership Team and then we settled into an evening of performance, song and sound. 

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From the Principal

23.09.17

Last week I attended a Principal’s Summit at Adelaide University which looked at future possibilities for the world of work. I was very impressed with the Deputy Vice- Chancellor and Vice – President (Academic), Professor Pascale Quester who spoke about her own experience of university life. She said that she very much believed in global education. Her Degree was from France, her Masters from the USA and her PHd from New Zealand.

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Celebrating our 2017 and 2018 College Captains

22.09.17

On Sunday 24 September we were pleased to attend the Archbishop’s Awards for Excellence for Senior Students Mass celebrated at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.  Our 2017 College Captains, Renae Albuino and Michaela Matthews are both deserving recipients of this award as they conclude their time in this import role. We have enjoyed their leadership as they both bring energy, hospitality and fun to the school community. 

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You are invited to attend Sports Night 2017

19.09.17


Mary MacKillop College invites you to attend the Sports Night 2017

With guest speaker, Chelsea Randall - 2017 Adelaide Crows Premiership Captain

Q & A with Dan Ryan - Adelaide Thunderbirds Coach

Tuesday 17 October, College Gymnasium, 6.45pm

Cakes and drinks for sale by the P & F or BYO non-alcoholic drinks and nibbles.

Tickets are $10 per family through Trybooking.

BOOK NOW

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From the Director of Curriculum

14.09.17

Mid Semester Reports
It is hard to believe but this week marks the middle point of Semester 2. Our students have continued to embrace their and be inspired as they develope new skills and knowledge.

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