As many would have noticed, the site fencing for Stage 5 was erected over the weekend. This stage is worth approximately 6.9 million dollars and involves works across several sites. The main project will be the classroom block to the rear of Corpus Christi. In addition, the car parking in front of the day care […]
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On Friday 14 October two secondary sport teams took to Bentley Park College to compete in the Annual Bentley 7’s competition. Our Netball team comprising of Years 7, 8 and 9 students as well as our Rugby League 7’s team consisting of Years 7 and 8 students. It was overall a successful competition with both […]
Term 4 has started with some amazing learning in our classrooms. I love it when children are so excited and proud to share what they are learning with me. We also have many students reaching their silver MacKillop Way awards; in fact, some students are now achieving their gold and platinum levels. This term, we […]
A group of MacKillop students were given the opportunity to play cricket during the innings break at Cazalys where New Zealand played Australia. They were even lucky enough to get signatures from some cricket players! Thanks to Queensland cricket for this amazing opportunity!
Our netball teams took part in the Mary Mills Cup today and the boys team were the winners! Congratulations to all the players for a great effort!
Last week we launched our collaborative work with The Queensland University of Technology’s WONDER OF SCIENCE program to promote STEM education. We welcomed Anne, a PhD student in Polymer Chemistry, and Tim who is completing a Physics PhD. These wonderfully enthusiastic scientists shared resources for all our students and led the practical activities detailed in […]
Monday, 8th August we celebrate the feast day of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop. Not only is Mary MacKillop the patron of our College but she serves as an inspiration to us all. The first Australian Saint, she gave her life in service to others. Together with Fr Julian Tennyson-Woods she founded the Sisters […]
As our College grows there is a constant need to continue providing first class facilities. This year we have seen the completion of additional facilities across the College. The design phase is complete for our next building stage and our College is progressing with the next stage of the process. Stage 5 will provide additional […]
We look forward to the Athletics Carnival and MacKillop Games next week. Our students have been practising their House team war cries! We will also celebrate NAIDOC Week this week, with each class contributing to the construction of a ‘deadly fence’ panel, as well as participating in some traditional dancing with Uncle Greg Fourmile, and […]
We have many students involved in clubs, competitions and activities at present. In addition to the long list of Performing Arts groups and sporting teams/ events, some of our Year 5/6 students are preparing for the Readers’ Cup Competition, and we have 4 groups who have also joined the Optiminds Competition. During lunchtime, several of […]