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Netball Cup Finals: tough opponents and weather win out

Netball Cup Finals: tough opponents and weather win out

On August 1 three Netball teams left MacKillop at 5:30am, grateful for a warm bus, and were soon singing along to a great playlist provided by the Year 12s. Three hours later, a bus of soon-to-be Australian Diamonds were ready to take on their opponents in the state elimination finals of the High Schools Netball Cup.

Year 6 students enjoy MacKillop Day

Year 6 students enjoy MacKillop Day

This year, for the first time, the Secondary campus invited Year 6 students to join in their MacKillop Day celebrations following the College Mass.

After recess Mr Norton came over and collected the two Year 6 classes, who joined in with the Year 9 students manning rides on the oval: the bungy run, gladiators and mechanical bull.

Year 7 students play in Freo Dockers Cup

Year 7 students play in Freo Dockers Cup

A team of 24 Year 7 boys travelled up to Hay Park in Bunbury last Tuesday to represent the College in the ACC Freo Dockers Cup. Their first game against Mandurah Baptist College was a convincing start to the carnival, with the boys achieving a four goal win.

Hospitality students serve up a Mexican Fiesta

Hospitality students serve up a Mexican Fiesta

Year 12 Hospitality students conducted a full Mexican Fiesta themed function for family members on Tuesday evening that included great food, live music and table service.

The evening began with welcome mocktails and an entrée of Chicken Fajitas with Mexican style Grilled Corn.

Sporting grants introduce the world of gymnastics

Sporting grants introduce the world of gymnastics

Our Primary students have the opportunity to explore the world of gymnastics this term, thanks to two grants from Sporting Schools.

Students in Pre Primary to Year 3 have spent the last four weeks learning a number of skills during sessions run by Joanne Hill from Horizon Gymnastics.

Interschool Cross Country

Interschool Cross Country

On Thursday 27 July Ms Clews, Miss Evans and Mrs Farmer took our top 49 cross country runners from Years 3-6 to the SWPSA Interschool Cross Country event in Bunbury to represent the College. The event was held at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar, where our students competed against 11 other Catholic and Independent schools in the South West and Great Southern region.

Forensics workshop inspires Yr10 students

Forensics workshop inspires Yr10 students

Year 10 Extension Science students got the chance to put their logical and problem solving skills to the test this week, as they worked on solving a real life police case in an interactive forensics workshop. The students gained hands-on experience in forensic science and the processes that forensic scientists carry out in their occupation.

St Joseph’s Wyndham grateful for library donations

St Joseph’s Wyndham grateful for library donations

Staff and students of St Joseph’s Wyndham were very grateful for the donation of books and headphones from our Annual Book Fair, presented at the school's assembly at the end of last term.

"I wish I could have captured the excitement and joy on the faces of the students" said Peta Somma, who visited the school with her daughter Gabriella while on leave, and presented the donations at the assembly.