General School News Category
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Marvelling at God’s work with MusicPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 28 June, 2017
Junior School students were delighted to sing and dance along with renowned songster, Michael Mangan during his recent visit to Mandurah Catholic College. Michael’s songs carry some wonderful messages; as students and staff enthusiastically sang along and participated in the various sequences of action and dance they were prompted to ...
Sobering discussion on substance abusePosted in General School News on Monday, 19 June, 2017
Students from Years 10, 11 and 12 were delivered some strong words of advice on the contentious issues of alcohol and drug use on Wednesday.
Paul Dillon, a well respected guest speaker and director of DARTA (Drug and Alcohol Research and Training Australia) has been visiting the College for four years ...
Young scientists finish in top 5% nationallyPosted in General School News on Monday, 19 June, 2017
Two Mandurah Catholic College students have received High Distinctions in an Australia-wide science competition.
Noah Glenn (Year 8, St Bernadette’s) and Thomas Stephenson (Year 9, St Patrick’s) achieved results in the top 5% of competitors in the Big Science Competition 2017.
Distinction Awards (top 10%) were awarded to: Adam Wilson (Year 7); ...
Sports stars venture further afieldPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 7 June, 2017
Two Mandurah Catholic College students have impressed State and National selectors in their respective sports.
Year 12 student, Sam Oldfield (pictured, in action, at right) has been selected in the B Squad for the Australian Outback Gridiron Team, which means he is a substitute player in the national team, filling in ...
Contemporary artists inspire with creativityPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 7 June, 2017
Senior art students were inspired by two diverse contemporary artists during a full day incursion at the College.
Year 11 and 12 ATAR and General Art students participated in a creative and colourful workshop conducted by local wax encaustic artist, Helen Coleman and Perth-based urban mural artist, Luke O’Donohoe. Both ...
Canberra Educational Tour 2017Posted in General School News on Monday, 22 May, 2017
The annual Canberra Educational Tour in April was, once again, a highlight on the College's extra-curricular calendar.
57 students from Year 9 and accompanying staff visited the national capital during the April holidays to learn more about Australia’s history, culture, heritage and democracy. The highlight for many was the tour of ...