Category: Student Leadership

Captain’s Corner

Social Justice & Liturgy Captains Last term, the Social Justice and Liturgy Captains, aided by our Social Justice Club sought to raise funds for Project Compassion by raffling off a fair-trade Lush and chocolate hamper. This term, we are focusing on assisting the St Vinnies Winter Appeal, organizing the winter sleepout, putting food donation baskets… Read more »

The Captain’s Corner News

PERFORMING ARTS CAPTAINS: Mack Stars heats began on Wednesday the 12th of April and were off to an amazing start with a range of talented acts being performed. The MackStars final occurred on the 2nd of May, and we would like to congratulate the winners of the senior category, Abigail Navarro and Celine Torres, and the… Read more »

EcoMacK: Clean Up Australia Day 2017

As you may be aware, in EcoMacK we are always learning about our environment and discovering numerous ways we can help, and contribute to it. As one of the students who attend very regularly, I’m always in the loop about everything related to our environment both inside MacKillop and out. On the second Sunday of… Read more »

College Student Leadership for 2017

The College have completed the process of selecting the College Captains for 2017. This process was completed with the interviewing and selection of students for the portfolio positions. All students have been formally notified of their 2017 positions. These students will be taking part in the College Leadership Camp at Anglesea on Monday the 14th… Read more »

Captain’s Corner: MacKillop @ Constitutional Convention

Following on from conducting a Regional Constitutional at MacKillop College, three students, Isabella Exton, Kristopher Lowry and Maddison Pretty attended the State Constitutional  Convention at Parliament House. The Convention brings around 100 students from Colleges all over Victoria to discuss a topic. This year’s topic, “Equal Rights – Myth or Reality”  was a challenging one as… Read more »

EcoMack Is Calling On You

EcoMack is currently running a mobile phone recycling collection to assist Zoos Victoria and the Jane Goodall Institute Australia with the “They’re Calling On You” initiative. This initiative aims to help protect gorillas on the brink of extinction. Students can be a part of this initiative, during Term 3, by donating an old mobile phone…. Read more »

Visit from Darwin Netball team

On Wednesday 17 September, our Intermediate Girls Netball team played an exhibition game against a team from St John’s Catholic School, Darwin. As part of their week long tour of Melbourne, the girls played a number of games against schools in the local area. At the end of the game, our girls took the visiting… Read more »

Sustainability @ MacKillop College

In September, MacKillop College received accreditation for the Core module that was completed this year, and was awarded the first star towards ResourceSmart AuSSi Vic 5 Star Sustainability Certification. We have also been successful in our application for a grant of $10,000 to reduce energy use and promote sustainable practices as part of the Energy… Read more »

Unity Cup

The Werribee Football Club represented by Mackillop College boys and girls won its first Unity Cup Victorian Championships in the girls division on March 16th at JJ Holland Park, Kensington. The event comprised of 13 teams divided into boys division 1 and 2 and a girls division. Both teams went through the day with one… Read more »

Yr 10 Information Night

Year 10 Parent Info Night was a great night! The people that gave speeches throughout the night were very informative, and I’m sure everybody (including myself) enjoyed the night. It was really well done. There were talks made by teachers  but we also had a voice in that we presented the opening prayer as well… Read more »