Category: General News

COVID-19 – 27 March Update 2

  Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,   I write to wish you all well for what will be a very different school holiday break for many of you. Please heed the Government’s advice and stay home these holidays as this is the way we will protect one another at this time. I encourage you, wherever possible,… Read more »

COVID-19 – 27 March Update 1

  Dear Parents and Guardians,   Please find below, a summary of implications for VCE, VET and VCAL students. Our students, their families, and our teachers are understandably concerned about the impact COVID-19 will have on VCE, VET and VCAL throughout 2020. I’m writing to reassure you that the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA)… Read more »

COVID-19 Info Available in Other Languages

  Dear Parents and Guardians,   We are proud to be a multicultural community. We support multiculturalism, especially in our current situation where the correct communication is so important. SBS have a language portal, providing access to news in many languages, including Dinka, Italian, Vietnamese and Filipino. We know it will be a useful resource… Read more »

Support for Notebook Program

Dear Parents In light of the most recent changes by the Government with COVID-19 and Stage 3 restrictions, the ICCT dept has been forced to amend the procedures surrounding ‘student notebook maintenance’ once again. Notebooks will now be repaired on Fridays only and will only be accepted on Mondays or Wednesdays. Notebooks can only be… Read more »

New Protocol on Entry to MacKillop College

  Dear Parents and Guardians,   Please be aware of some new protocols MacKillop College has put in place, in light of COVID-19, regarding arrival at the College. To support you, an ‘A frame’ with instructions has been placed outside the Sr Giovanni Farquer Administration building at the entrance. It asks that you ring the… Read more »

COVID-19 – 24 March Update 1

  Dear Parents and Guardians,   We expect that Term 2 will begin on Tuesday 14 April 2020, which is a student-free day, with students scheduled to return on Wednesday 15 April 2020. Any changes to these dates will be guided by the ongoing advice of the Chief Health Officer, and will be communicated to… Read more »

COVID-19 – 23 March Update 2

  Dear Parents and Guardians,   As you now know, as of Tuesday 24 March 2020 all students at MacKillop College are officially on school holidays. At this time, we are hoping that students will be able to return to their classrooms with the commencement of Term 2. However, in preparation for the possible reality… Read more »

COVID-19 – 23 March Update 1

  Dear Parents and Guardians,   As of Tuesday 24 March 2020 all students at MacKillop College are officially on school holidays. Teaching staff will spend the next four days preparing for the potential reality of moving towards delivering an online curriculum next term. As school holidays have been declared, online learning will not commence… Read more »

COVID-19 – 22 March Update 1

  Dear Parents and Guardians,   Monday 23 March 2020 will be a normal school day. I will communicate arrangements for the remainder of the week tomorrow (Monday), given the latest announcement by the Premier. Thank you for your ongoing support and patience.   Kind regards, Rory Kennedy Principal

COVID-19 – 20 March Update 2

  Dear Parents and Guardians,   We have received a number of requests to send work home for students who are not attending school for reasons other than illness. At this stage the school’s decision to stay open is based on advice from the Australian and Victorian Chief Medical Officers. When advice from the Chief… Read more »