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State title for Girls’ Football teamPosted in General School News on Monday, 14 August, 2017

Mandurah Catholic College has reigned supreme for the third consecutive year in the annual Dockers Cup girls' football challenge. Co-ordinated by the ACC (Associated & Catholic Colleges), the Inter-School Year 7 girls' Australian Rules football competition concluded with  four schools playing in wet and windy weather conditions to stake their ...
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Brain Bee Challenge mastered by young scientistsPosted in General School News on Monday, 14 August, 2017

Year 10 student, Michaela Lazaroo has finished fourth in the State final of an Australia-wide Science competition which quizzes all matters of the brain. Michaela was one of four students from Mandurah Catholic College to excel, a feat all the more exceptional given that many of the questions were pitched at ...
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Artistic social commentary draws judges’ praisePosted in General School News on Monday, 7 August, 2017

Year 12 visual arts student, Taylor Kolk, has received a Highly Commended award at the 2017 St George’s Art. In its 15th year, St George’s Art is an exhibition of works by senior art students from schools throughout Western Australia. This year the prestigious exhibition, held at St George’s Cathedral in ...
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Science teacher pens winning questionPosted in General School News on Monday, 7 August, 2017

A Mandurah Catholic College teacher has won an international challenge by scripting a question that will test the nation’s brightest science students. Mrs Heather Brocklehurst, science teacher and assistant Head of Learning Area - Science, has been named the winner of the ASTA (Australian Science Teachers Association) and Education Perfect STEM ...
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Book Week 2017 – Escape to Everywhere!Posted in General School News on Friday, 4 August, 2017

Book Week 2017 was book-tastic in Junior School! Renowned children’s author and illustrator, James Foley, proved to be a wonderful author-in-residence. He conducted inspirational and fun sessions with all Junior school students as well as groups of Secondary students, who all thoroughly enjoyed looking at his amazing stories and illustrations.  He ...
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Defence Force award for aspiring leaderPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 2 August, 2017

Year 12 student, Zavier Radecker has been presented with the Australian Defence Force Academy Award in recognition of the leadership promise he shows and his demonstration of the attributes and qualities that the ADF values through both academic and sporting achievement. “Recipients of this award have shown they are willing to ...
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