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From the Principal

05.06.20

This week, in preparation for my newsletter article, I looked back at previous articles to see what we were doing as a school pre-COVID-19. In 2014, we had just received approval from the Board for the Library refurbishment. Our Library now has a fish tank and I am happy to say that the fish are thriving and all the furniture is slowly going back into place as restrictions are eased.

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From the Acting Deputy Principal

05.06.20

It has been my pleasure over the past two weeks to commence what I call “career chats” with our current Year 12 girls. It is valuable time as it gives me a chance to check in on their progress and have a conversation about what next year might look like. The year is passing very quickly with applications for tertiary study needing to be made before the end of September.

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From the Acting Director of Students

04.06.20

Houseparty Dangers
Welcoming Complete Strangers Into Your Daughter’s Lives, House, Bedroom  

Walking up to a complete stranger or group of strangers is not encouraged; neither is sharing your personal details, location or private information. However, when your daughter uses the app ‘Houseparty’, this is what happens.

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From the Sports Coordinator

03.06.20

We are excited to announce the return of Term 2/3 Sport training in Week 7. Following recommendations from the South Australian Roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions all netball, badminton and soccer teams will resume training from June 9 2020. Teams have been notified of their training day and time via student email, with the training schedule also available on SEQTA.

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From the Religious Education Coordinator

02.06.20

New Archbishop of Adelaide, Patrick Michael O’Regan

Archbishop-designate Patrick Michael O’Regan was appointed by Pope Francis on 19 March 2020. He was born in Bathurst in 1958 and educated at St Joseph’s Primary School in Perthville and at St Stanislaus’ College, Bathurst.

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Art @ MMC

01.06.20

We have been very busy in the Art rooms with construction! We are building, making, creating and painting.

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Year 10 Commercial Cooking

31.05.20

Written by Zhara, Year 10 Commercial Cooking Student

This term in Year 10 Commercial Cooking, we have been learning many different cooking techniques. One of them was poaching. We poached eggs and pears, and made Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise sauce and poached pears with vanilla custard.

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From the Principal

08.05.20

Dear Families and Friends of Mary MacKillop College,

It was a delight to see so many girls arrive back at school for face to face teaching. They were excited to be back after more than three weeks at home and so happy to see friends again and catch up with their teachers.

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From the Acting Director of Students

06.05.20

What does student leadership at Mary MacKillop College look like in action when the norm has changed?

We are a College who pride ourselves on providing meaningful leadership opportunities and development for girls. We offer formal and informal leadership opportunities through which school community and a sense of belonging is fostered for both the leaders and those they are leading.

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From the Chair of the Board

09.04.20

To the Mary MacKillop College Community,

Passion week presents an opportune time for us to reflect, renew and be grateful for the depth of our faith and the way in which it can sustain us.

Indeed the world and local events of the Coronavirus pandemic have challenged us all.

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