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Aspiring dancer “en pointe” in pursuing her dreamPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Year 12 student, Renae Lowe has been accepted into the Joffrey Ballet School's Ballet and Jazz Trainee program. Joffrey Ballet School is a world-renowned dance school in New York. It offers a four-year course but, because of its reputation, most dancers are “discovered” in their first two years. Renae was accepted into ...
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State selection for swimmersPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Two of the College’s swimming stars have been selected to represent Western Australia in the 2017 School Sport WA Swimming Team. Melanie Lucas (Year 11) and Megan Larmour (Year 10) will compete at the School Sport Australia Pacific School Games in Adelaide in December. The girls were joined by six other MCC ...
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Defence award recognises leadershipPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Samuel Petherick, Zane Riches and Leading Seaman, Stephen Williams Two Mandurah Catholic College students have been recognised for their leadership and teamwork by the Australian Defence Forces. Year 12 student and St Bernadette's Communications Captain, Samuel Petherick and Year 10 student, Zane Riches were presented with the ADF’s Long Tan Youth Leadership ...
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Historic title win for College surfersPosted in General School News on Friday, 15 September, 2017

State title holders (from left) Matt Hanks, Henry Gibson, April McPherson and Ruby Allen. Two of Mandurah Catholic College's talented surfers have entered the College's history books after an impressive day in the water recently. April McPherson (Year 11) and Ruby Allen (Year 9)  won the State Senior Girls’ Surfing title, defeating Margaret ...
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High Achievers ClubPosted in General School News on Friday, 15 September, 2017

The College Executive hosted two luncheons last week to acknowledge the most recent intake of honorary members to the High Achievers Club. The criteria for inclusion is that a student must achieve a majority of A grades and all positive attributes on their term reports. The selection of this latest group ...
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Challenging stereotypes – women in miningPosted in General School News on Friday, 15 September, 2017

  Pictured from left: Mrs Michelle O’Neill, Isabella Biggs, Katie Fahey, Harmony Broughton and Mrs Yvonne Fahey. Women in Mining WA sponsored three fortunate Year 12 students and a teacher to attend the 2017 WIMWA annual seminar in Perth this week. A dynamic and engaging panel of industry leaders was chaired by the award-winning ...
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World title win for young Muaythai starPosted in General School News on Thursday, 7 September, 2017

Hours of training, adhering to a strict diet and having a no-nonsense attitude has paid off for a Mandurah Catholic College student who has returned to Mandurah with a World title to add to her growing list of accolades. Shannon Gardiner (Year 10)  is now world champion for her age ...
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The perfect formula for Science excellencePosted in General School News on Thursday, 7 September, 2017

The Science Learning Area has enabled our students to achieve fantastic results on State, National and International levels this term. Two students - Brentley Rutherford (Year 9) and Nayan Chamoli (Year 8) - have recorded exemplary results in an international competition and Year 8 Science Extension students won a Statewide design ...
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