Category: Curriculum

Fashion Awards Australia

Our Fibre students are entering the annual Fashion Awards again this year and you are invited to attend. It’s a great night showcasing Secondary and Tertiary students, and New and Emerging designers fabulous fashion. Details as follows: Fashion Awards Australia Friday 13th October 7pm The Encore Events Centre, Hoppers Crossing Catwalk presentation, 2 course meal… Read more »

7 Teal Science: Planting Trees at Skeleton Creek

On Monday 26th of June, we had the opportunity to go down to Skeleton Creek and plant trees for the inhabitants of the exiting ecosystem along with Mrs. Moore and Mr. Moore. The site is not far from the school, it took about ten minutes for Mr Sindoni to drive us there. During our time at… Read more »

A day in the life of the La Merci Building

Below are just a couple of images that express the freedom of learning spaces offered in the La Merci Centre. The students love this new space and are thankful for its contemporary design.  

Year 8 Mathematics: Exploring Measurement

In the current measurement unit, Year 8 students have been embracing the changing weather conditions to take their learning outside. They used trundle wheels to estimate and measure the dimensions of the MacKillop sports fields and have also made use of some trees and rope to discover the mathematics in the number Pi. Who would have thought maths… Read more »

Japanese Speech Contest, Victoria 2016

On Sunday 11 September, Dana Galvan, one of the Year 11 students, participated in the Japanese Speech Contest held at the University of Melbourne. The contest provides an excellent opportunity to learners of Japanese to practice and consolidate their language skills. Dana was one of the 18 contestants in the High School Senior Division. The topic… Read more »

MacKillop Maths Carnival

Last Wednesday, 31st August, 4 Year 11 students, Jacob Trzepizur, Chantelle Wozniak, Loubna Abdul and Christian McKay, hosted the inaugural Mackillop Maths Carnival. Approximately 40 students from Years 7 to 12 competed in this trivia-night style competition solving maths problems in teams. It was a fun, enriching event and numerous prizes were awarded during the… Read more »

Debating @ MacKillop

Debating is important as it allows those who are involved to develop their critical thinking and communication skills, as well as their ability to work in teams. Here at MacKillop, we value these skills and as such, during term two, the College held a debating competition for our senior school students. Four teams registered for the competition which comprised… Read more »

MacBeth – Year 12 Theatre Studies

As part of the Year 12 Theatre Studies course, students will be presenting a MacKillop community performance of the classic tragedy Macbeth by William Shakespeare. This 50 minute version is part of their VCE outcome which requires students to take control of a variety of production roles such as acting, directing, lighting, sound, publicity and… Read more »

Football Finals Fever in the Resource Centre

The beginning of the AFL Finals Series was celebrated last Friday, in the beautiful library garden with a handball competition for students. After running a series of eliminations Ben Johnson, Shane Joachim, Anthony Daw and Sarah Daw were declared our winners. This week of course some of our supporters are a little disappointed, others are… Read more »

National eSmart Week at MacKillop College

From Monday 7 to Friday 11 of September, MacKillop College along with hundreds of other schools around Australia, participated in the inaugural National eSmart Week. As an initiative of “The Alannah and Madeline Foundation” this week aimed to celebrate and raise awareness of cybersafety and digital literacy, as well as reduce cyberbullying and increase the… Read more »