General School News Category
Historic title win for College surfersPosted in General School News on Friday, 15 September, 2017
State title holders (from left) Matt Hanks, Henry Gibson,
April McPherson and Ruby Allen.
Two of Mandurah Catholic College's talented surfers have entered the College's history books after an impressive day in the water recently.April McPherson (Year 11) and Ruby Allen (Year 9) won the State Senior Girls’ Surfing title, defeating Margaret ...
High Achievers ClubPosted in General School News on Friday, 15 September, 2017
The College Executive hosted two luncheons last week to acknowledge the most recent intake of honorary members to the High Achievers Club.The criteria for inclusion is that a student must achieve a majority of A grades and all positive attributes on their term reports. The selection of this latest group ...
Challenging stereotypes – women in miningPosted in General School News on Friday, 15 September, 2017
Pictured from left: Mrs Michelle O’Neill, Isabella Biggs, Katie Fahey,
Harmony Broughton and Mrs Yvonne Fahey.
Women in Mining WA sponsored three fortunate Year 12 students and a teacher to attend the 2017 WIMWA annual seminar in Perth this week.A dynamic and engaging panel of industry leaders was chaired by the award-winning ...
World title win for young Muaythai starPosted in General School News on Thursday, 7 September, 2017
Hours of training, adhering to a strict diet and having a no-nonsense attitude has paid off for a Mandurah Catholic College student who has returned to Mandurah with a World title to add to her growing list of accolades.Shannon Gardiner (Year 10) is now world champion for her age ...
The perfect formula for Science excellencePosted in General School News on Thursday, 7 September, 2017
The Science Learning Area has enabled our students to achieve fantastic results on State, National and International levels this term.Two students - Brentley Rutherford (Year 9) and Nayan Chamoli (Year 8) - have recorded exemplary results in an international competition and Year 8 Science Extension students won a Statewide design ...
State title for Girls’ Football teamPosted in General School News on Monday, 14 August, 2017
Mandurah Catholic College has reigned supreme for the third consecutive year in the annual Dockers Cup girls' football challenge. Co-ordinated by the ACC (Associated & Catholic Colleges), the Inter-School Year 7 girls' Australian Rules football competition concluded with four schools playing in wet and windy weather conditions to stake their ...
Brain Bee Challenge mastered by young scientistsPosted in General School News on Monday, 14 August, 2017
Year 10 student, Michaela Lazaroo has finished fourth in the State final of an Australia-wide Science competition which quizzes all matters of the brain.Michaela was one of four students from Mandurah Catholic College to excel, a feat all the more exceptional given that many of the questions were pitched at ...
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 ...