General School News Category
Year 10 Subject Selection EveningPosted in General School News on Monday, 27 June, 2016
The College's Year 10 Subject Selection Evening was held last week for current Year 10 students and their parents/guardians to assist them on the often daunting journey of selecting study pathways and subjects for the last two years of schooling.Those people who were unable to attend the evening may like ...
Students top the Nation in Science CompetitionPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 22 June, 2016
Five Mandurah Catholic College students have received Certificates of High Distinction for their meritorious results in the National Science Competition.The international competition tests students’ scientific inquiry and problem solving skills as well as their scientific literacy in contemporary contexts. Questions are aligned with the Australian Curriculum – Science. 48,000 students ...
An Historic Win in HockeyPosted in General School News on Monday, 20 June, 2016
The MCC Girls’ Hockey team has won the ACC Championship and made College history after a nail-biting final against last year’s winners, Mercedes College.It is the first time Mandurah Catholic College has won the title in what is only the second year the team has competed in the championship. They ...
Local Politician impresses Young ConstituentsPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 15 June, 2016
Mandatory sentencing for drug dealers and mental health services in the Peel region were two of many topics discussed by Federal Member for Canning, Andrew Hastie, when he visited Mandurah Catholic College today.Mr Hastie was invited to speak to the Year 8 cohort about his role as a representative in ...
Public praise from authorPosted in General School News on Monday, 30 May, 2016
As part of Book Week activities, the College's Learning Hub was host to author in residence, Sally Murphy. The feedback from students and staff about the Perth-born children's author was very positive and full of praise for her energetic and entertaining sessions with the students. It appears the feeling is ...
Australia: Story CountryPosted in General School News on Friday, 20 May, 2016
Book Week 2016 has been a flurry of activity in the College's Learning Hub this week.A highlight of the busy week was having Author-in-Residence, Sally Murphy, conducting workshops over three inspiring and entertaining days. Years 7 and 8 Endeavour Program (Gifted and Talented) students were fortunate to workshop with the ...
Making the World a Better PlacePosted in General School News on Monday, 16 May, 2016
Personal sacrifice and passionate commitment to saving the lives of countless children living in Third World countries is the life story of Moira Kelly.Her inspirational story captivated staff and students alike when she addressed Years 8 and 9 students today, detailing a life spent caring for sick and needy children ...
Showcase of Literary ExcellencePosted in General School News on Monday, 9 May, 2016
A collection of exemplary works by English, Literature and Media students from 2015 has been released.The publication of The Nib (English News In Brief) happens annually and is a showcase of the quality and variety of work created the previous year; the compilation is then used as an in-class resource ...
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 ...