Year 10 & 11 students attend P.A.R.T.Y Programme

On Friday 12th August, twenty students from Year 10 and Year 11 participated in the P.A.R.T.Y Programme.

Held at St John of God Hospital in Bunbury, the PARTY Programme (Preventing Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth), engages students in a number of presentations that educate young people about the life changing consequences of certain risk taking behaviours, particularly when travelling in vehicles, and in the company of drugs.

Netball: boys challenge metro schools in Freo

On Friday 22 July at 5:30am Mr Horrocks and Ms Stark took the Senior boys and the Year 8 netball teams up to Perth to compete in a fun filled day. The whole day I was impressed with the amazing efforts from the Year 8 girls, who kept their chins up while versing some talented schools. They showed determination and strength to head back out on the court and give it another go after losing three games in a row.

Preventing abuse in relationships from Year 10

For more than ten years, MacKillop has offered its Year 11 students a unique four-session unit developed by the College and especially targeted for this age group, as part of our structured Pastoral Care Program. The College counsellor and male and female teachers facilitate separate gender group sessions for students across four PCP timeslots during term 3.

Meet five students on exchange from Italy

At the end of last term the College welcomed five students from Italy, who are staying with Year 11 host families until the end of August as part of an exchange program with the WA Association of Teachers of Italian (WAATI). Their aim is to live an ‘in-home experience’ and get a feel for Australian life at the very heart of it.

Senior Academic Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the following Senior School students who were presented with Academic Excellence Awards today for their efforts this semester. All of these students achieved A grades in over half of their courses, with no less than a C grade across all courses.

ACC Boys Hockey Challenge in Bunbury

Well done to all the boys who represented our College with pride, sportsmanship and endeavour in the ACC Hockey Challenge in Bunbury on Thursday 23 June. Our team comprised of boys from Year 7 through to Year 12, and unfortunately on the day we came up against stronger and more balanced opposition teams on the day, with our opposition mainly being Year 11 and 12 students.