Archive for April, 2016
A Perfect ScorePosted in General School News on Thursday, 28 April, 2016
Year 8 student Jackson Constantine has received a perfect score in the Australian Mathematics Trust’s Computational and Algorithmic Thinking Competition.
Last year only 16 students achieved 100%; the competition draws interest from overseas students as well as from throughout Australia.
The competition tests students’ abilities to solve problems related to computer programming ...
Sailors set sights on bright futurePosted in General School News on Thursday, 28 April, 2016
The MCC Sailing Team competed in an Inter-School competition at Point Walter, East Fremantle, during the holidays.
The weather was not ideal for sailing with light winds making competition difficult but our young sailors gave their best and represented MCC well. It was a steep learning curve, with tactics playing ...
Equestrian success leads to NationalsPosted in General School News on Thursday, 28 April, 2016
Two MCC Equestrian competitors have qualified to progress to the Nationals in Sydney later this year.
Brittany Porter and Tanaya Radecker (pictured on her horse, Angel) were told of their selection in the State squad after competing strongly at the Equestrian WA Inter-School competition at Brigadoon during the school holidays.
The MCC ...
Canberra TripPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 27 April, 2016
A group of Year 9 students, accompanied by five staff members, enjoyed an educational tour to the Australian National Capital, Canberra, during the school holidays.
Formal events on the busy itinerary included visits to the Australian War Memorial, the National Capital Exhibition, Old Parliament House and New Parliament House, the Electoral Education Commission ...
Prized traineeships awarded to MCC duoPosted in General School News on Tuesday, 26 April, 2016
Two Mandurah Catholic College students have succeeded in winning the attention of BHP Billiton and are now undertaking highly sought after traineeships with the mining giant.
Only four School Based Traineeships were offered by BHP Billiton in 2016, two of which have been awarded to Year 11 students Harmony Broughton and ...
Respecting Differences – Autism Awareness DayPosted in General School News on Friday, 1 April, 2016
Mandurah Catholic College’s Early Childhood area was awash with hues of blue today in recognition of Autism Awareness Day.
Students wore blue T-shirts and decorated hands of friendship, acknowledging people with differences and the respect they deserve, before planting them en masse to create a sea of waving, colourful support for ...