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Kirrane House Day: celebrating inclusion

Kirrane House Day: celebrating inclusion

Last Wednesday, the Secondary campus kicked off the first of its annual House days by celebrating Kirrane with a feast of green, just a few days short of St Patrick’s Day.

Students in Years 7-12 in Kirrane were invited to wear their green House shirts on the day and treated to a welcoming reception and priority seating for Assembly – entering the gymnasium to applause and the rousing anthem ‘Paint the Town Green’ by The Script.

Students stand up for the environment

Students stand up for the environment

When 1.6 million children around the world protested recently about climate change, our Student Council were also keen to give students at the College an opportunity to make an impact.

In the Secondary Campus during Monday lunchtime, Year 12 student Eva Burkhardt organised a protest and a minute of silence in the main quadrangle, as a small contribution to this global action.

Meet ‘Chief’, our resident Wellness Dog

Meet ‘Chief’, our resident Wellness Dog

From Monday the first of April, the College will be trialling a part time addition to the Library team. His name is Chief, and he’s a two year old labradoodle.

Chief will be at the College one day per week as a Wellness Dog, giving students and staff opportunities to benefit from the support of animal companionship.

Tennis Classic: Regional winners of Herbert Edwards Cup

Tennis Classic: Regional winners of Herbert Edwards Cup

A team of four Year 8 students from St Mary MacKillop College won the Junior Tournament of the SunSmart Schools Tennis Classic on 1 March, earning them an invitation to compete in the State tournament in Perth.

Samuel Newland-Gleeson, Ben Luplau, Jett Watts and Jasper Reynolds all played extremely well in the Herbert Edwards Cup on the Friday at the Bunbury Tennis Club, taking out the trophy against a number of South West schools.

Shave for a Cure

Shave for a Cure

Like many other people, I have family and friends who have lost their hair during chemotherapy treatment. I am always inspired by their courage. I was contemplating having a significant hair cut at the end of the summer holidays so I thought, why not raise some money at the same time.

Rice Day reminder to spare a thought

Rice Day reminder to spare a thought

The Primary campus participated in Rice Day on the first Friday of Lent, in consideration of the many people around the world who have so little to eat on a daily basis. Students were encouraged to donate $2 to participate in Rice Day, experiencing what it feels like to have only one bowl of rice to eat.

2019 Swim Carnival results

2019 Swim Carnival results

Well that’s a wrap for our 2019 Swim Carnivals and what amazing days they were in their own way. Students in the Year 5-8 Carnival produced an atmosphere of fun and participation, while the Senior Carnival was a day of enthusiasm and celebration. The involvement of staff, parents and students of all ages made both carnivals memorable.