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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 ...
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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); ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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College features in ex-PM’s visit to WAPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 10 May, 2017

Former Prime Minister,Tony Abbott, met with Year 12 Prefects at Mandurah Catholic College whilst touring the Peel region last week.The student leadership group and College Executive quizzed Mr Abbott on a diverse range of topics, including education funding, Donald Trump and his infamous budgie smugglers. When asked if his well-publicised ...
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Lest We ForgetPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 26 April, 2017

Mandurah Catholic College held two services today to commemorate Anzac Day with reverence and solemnity.Secondary school students and staff gathered in the College gymnasium to pay their respects to past and present members of the Australian Armed Forces and to listen to Mr Kevin Fowler, president of the Mandurah RSL, ...
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Reverence and Joy at Easter LiturgyPosted in General School News on Friday, 7 April, 2017

Mandurah Catholic College held a reverent, yet joyous, liturgy today to herald the importance and true meaning of Easter.Students from Years 7, 11 and 12, Year 12 Ministry leaders and College Principal, Mr Chris Wallace, took part in the mutual washing of feet which is firmly located in the core ...
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Swimmers named in Allstars teamPosted in General School News on Friday, 31 March, 2017

Five members of the College's Inter-School Swim Squad have been named in the ACC (Associated & Catholic Colleges) All Stars Swimming Team 2017.Year 8 students, Ben Hollow and Sarah Lea and Year 10 trio, Megan Larmour, Jasmin Allan and Sophie Vergone have been selected for inclusion in the honorary team ...
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New ACC record just reward for dedicated teammatesPosted in General School News on Monday, 27 March, 2017

Mandurah Catholic College's Inter-School Swim Squad dedicated its 2017 competitive season to a teammate seriously injured earlier this year - and their inspiring display of teamsmanship was rewarded with a new ACC record!Year 8 student, Ben Riebeseel received serious neck injuries at a private swimming training session and his teammates ...
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