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Mayor commends climate change commitmentPosted in General School News on Friday, 23 March, 2018

The College’s Social Justice Committee this week presented the findings of its Climate Justice advocacy campaign to the Mayor of Mandurah at a luncheon hosted by the students.The Year 11/12 Social Justice Committee met with Mayor Rhys Williams to discuss the first whole school advocacy campaign conducted at Mandurah Catholic ...
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Basketball stars selected for NationalsPosted in General School News on Thursday, 22 March, 2018

Four Mandurah Catholic College students have been selected to represent Western Australia in the Under 18 National Basketball Championships.Georgia Adams (Year 12) and Year 11 students, Grace Lawler and Olivia Bassett-Scarfe have been named in the Women’s team and Harrison Klasztorny (Year 11) has been named as a ‘train-on’ for ...
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MCC rises to the challenge at ACC Swim MeetPosted in General School News on Thursday, 22 March, 2018

The MCC Swim Team weighed in with a stellar session at the ACC Swim Championships on Tuesday, narrowly missing out on first place but dominating the pool of records broken and individual champion awards.Mr Danny Chartres, acting Director of Sport and Mr Richard Lacey, Years 7-12 Sport Coordinator, put together ...
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Solving the solution for successPosted in General School News on Monday, 19 March, 2018

A team of young mathematicians  solved, calculated and figured its way into second place at a state competition on Friday evening.Mandurah Catholic College entered its biggest contingent yet, with nine teams from Years 5 to 12 competing in Have Sum Fun.The annual Have Sum Fun is a team mathematics problem ...
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Don’t “suffer in silence”, students urgedPosted in General School News on Friday, 16 March, 2018

"Make sure you ask for help". That was the message delivered by a keynote speaker to Year 10 students during a workshop on mental illness.The Peel Youth Medical Service (PYMS) funded the presentation by Amy Coombes, a nationally accredited life coach and much sought after guest speaker. Her workshop was ...
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Water catchment project implementedPosted in General School News on Friday, 16 March, 2018

Mandurah Catholic College has commenced work on a major water sustainability initiative.The Water Management and Sustainability Project was proposed by Mr Keith Kingham, College Property Manager, and has won the enthusiastic support of the College Board and Executive.Stage One is well underway and entails the installation of two large tanks ...
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House spirit soars in sweltering heatPosted in General School News on Thursday, 15 March, 2018

The  Secondary School Inter-House Swimming Carnival for students in Years 7 to 12 was held on Tuesday.House spirit and student participation was at an all time high, due in part to the extremely hot and humid weather conditions that prevailed all day, but mostly because of the continued efforts of ...
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Smiles strike aplenty at bowling eventPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 14 March, 2018

The MCC Inclusive Sports squad participated in its second Inter-School carnival for 2018 on Friday, revelling in a day of smiles, strikes and spares!An enthusiastic team  travelled to Perth to compete in the hugely popular ten pin bowling event, hosted annually by the Associated & Catholic Colleges  (ACC).Students were placed ...
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Young leaders attend inspiring conferencePosted in General School News on Monday, 12 March, 2018

The Year 11 leadership group attended the Halogen National Young Leaders Day conference in Perth last week."Guest speakers -  John Coutis, sports star Andrew Embley, triple Olympian Sarah Jamieson and TV personality , Rick Ardon - spoke to the young audience about never giving up, having self-belief, setting goals and ...
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Mastering maths in a new dimensionPosted in General School News on Friday, 9 March, 2018

Students in Year 10 Mathematics Extension this week explored graphing in 2 and 3 Dimensions using graphing software called GeoGebra.They used this software to graph conic sections such as circles and ellipses, as well as quadratic functions. By manipulating equations and functions, they were able to create pictures of various ...
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