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Top 1% score in the State for Year 12 graduatePosted in General School News on Sunday, 31 December, 2017

When Darryl Teo was named the 2017 College Dux in November (an award based on a predicted ATAR score as to who will achieve the best overall performance in his or her subjects), only a few may have guessed at how convincingly the prediction would be proven true by the ...
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Selection surprise for surfing starPosted in General School News on Thursday, 28 December, 2017

Outstanding female surfer, April McPherson, received an unexpected Christmas surprise when it was announced she had been named in the honorary 2017 Australian Schools' Surfing team.The accolade follows her outstanding mastery of the waves at the recent Australian Junior Surfing Titles in New  South Wales. The Year 11 student partnered ...
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Junior School Speech and Awards NightPosted in General School News on Friday, 8 December, 2017

The Junior School Speech and Awards Night was held last week and was a colourful celebration of the joy and positive learning that are hallmarks of our Junior School community.The Seek Truth award was presented to Brodie Deadman and individual awards were presented to students in Years 3 to 6. ...
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2018 Term DatesPosted in General School News on Friday, 8 December, 2017

Please note: Dates are subject to change. Term 1 Wednesday, 31 January School commences for Years 7 and 12 students, new students in Years 8 - 11 and all Primary School students.Thursday, 1 February School commences for all Years 8 - 11 students and KindergartenFriday, 13 April Term One concludes Term 2 Tuesday, 1 May School commences ...
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National win for young filmmakerPosted in General School News on Monday, 4 December, 2017

Year 12 graduate, Jakob Wells has won the Best Editing award at the Bond University Film and Television Awards, a red carpet gala event held on the Gold Coast.Jakob's film, Scootering, had made the final cut in the judge’s selection for Most Outstanding Documentary and had been nominated for the People’s ...
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Secondary Speech & Awards PresentationPosted in General School News on Monday, 27 November, 2017

2017 Head Prefect, Reegan Davis was awarded the Holy Family Medal at the annual Speech & Awards Presentation Evening on Friday.Considered the most prestigious award at Mandurah Catholic College, the Holy Family Medal is awarded to the student who completes Year 12 with consistent application and maximum effort in all ...
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MCC dominates Australian Rules girls’ footballPosted in General School News on Monday, 6 November, 2017

Mandurah Catholic College continues to dominate girls' football with another win in the Dockers Cup series.Following the Cup win by the Year 7 Girls' football team earlier this year, our Years 8 and 9 teams challenged each other in that age group's grand final recently.In a game that featured some ...
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MCC players star in State basketballPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 25 October, 2017

Several MCC students have figured prominently in State basketball competitions and selections recently.(Pictured from left, top) Kaitlyn Srhoj, Joseph Macdonald, Kiara Ritchie and (bottom), Sophia Bassett-Scarfe, Tori Ranson, Ruby James and Amelia Caparoso. Seven students from Years 6 - 8 were recently selected to represent WA at the Southern Cross Challenge ...
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State award for young historianPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 25 October, 2017

Couple together a keen interest in history and a social conscience and the result is a State award.Year 11 student, Katherine Magpily, submitted the winning State entry in the Asia and Australia category of the 2017 National History Challenge. Her 1800-word essay, which focusses on racial discrimination, will now be ...
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Farewell – 2017 Year 12 classPosted in General School News on Monday, 23 October, 2017

Tears, smiles, laughs, fond memories  -  a day of mixed emotions when the College community farewelled our  2017 Year 12 class on Thursday.The day commenced with the Year 12 Breakfast, an annual event hosted by  staff who volunteer to cook and serve a smorgasbord to the graduates who arrive in ...
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