AFL: WAFL 16s Academy Program selection

Year 11 student Damon Greaves has been selected to join the WAFL 16s Academy program, training twice a week in Perth as part of the 37-player squad. After the ten week program, during which he will also play five trial matches in Perth, Damon hopes to be selected in the travelling team to play in Adelaide and Gold Coast later in the year.

Monster Book Fair

On Wednesday 25 May, our Primary campus held its annual Scholastic Book Fair family night. This year we also welcomed Dymocks and Barefoot Books to join us in this massive ‘Monster’ themed event for the whole family.

So many students, parents and staff revealed their inner ‘monster’ on the night, turning out in a wide range of colourful and creative costumes.

Netball: Schoolsport WA 15s team selection

Year 10 student Riley Culnane has been selected to play in Adelaide as part of the Schoolsport WA 15s Netball Team in August. This is Riley’s second year on the 15s team and her third year representing WA, after captaining the Schoolsport WA 12s Netball team in 2013.

National Simultaneous Story Time: I Got This Hat

On Wednesday 25 May our Primary students took part in the National Simultaneous Story Time, when the nation comes together once a year to read a picture book at the same time. This Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) initiative is co-ordinated nationwide to promote the value of books, reading and literacy. At 11:00am the College joined over 3,600 schools, libraries, childcare centres, preschools and communities across Australia to read the delightful ‘I Got This Hat’ by Jol and Kate Temple, illustrated by Jon Foye, with over 525,000 adults and children taking part this year.

Year 7 AFL team finish strong against BCG

Year 7 boys gave new definition to the word ‘excited’ with possibly the loudest, high-pitched bus ride I have ever experienced in seven years of teaching as we travelled to Bunbury Cathedral Grammar for our first game as ‘MacKilla Gorillas’.

Secondary Campus Athletics’ Carnival 2016

Congratulations to Kelly House on winning the St Mary MacKillop College Inter-House Athletics Carnival for 2016. The weather conditions were kind on the day which allowed the students to produce their best efforts and we were privileged to watch several new records being created on the day.