General School News Category
Kitchen creationsPosted in General School News on Friday, 16 February, 2018
The students of 7.1 completed their first cooking lesson on Wednesday, creating colourful and nutritious fruit kebabs. Students were placed into pairs and had the opportunity to practise their knife, time management and teamwork skills. All students enjoyed creating their healthy snack and devoured it during recess – one of ...
College ImprovementsPosted in General School News on Friday, 16 February, 2018
The summer break always sees a hive of activity at Mandurah Catholic as maintenance and IT staff prepare for the coming year. The 2017-18 break was no exception; the list of building improvements, general upkeep and IT work is exhausting. It is this behind-the-scenes work that ensures the College is able ...
When the circus comes to town ….Posted in General School News on Friday, 16 February, 2018
Year 4 students enjoyed an entertaining incursion by Suitcase Circus performer, Joe, this week, an exciting introduction to the skills they will now practise in readiness for a performance later in the year.The young performers will be performing a Circus for their class assembly in Term Three and in order ...
Competitive Swim Trials see records fall in wavesPosted in General School News on Friday, 16 February, 2018
A group of feisty swimmers tested their skill and will in the pool at the Competitive Swim Trials at the Mandurah Aquatic and Recreation Centre on Monday.As the first swimmers dived into the pool the competition was already blazing, so much so that the computers went into meltdown and had ...
Much-deserved reward for social justice advocatePosted in General School News on Friday, 2 February, 2018
Year 11 student, Jamie-Anne Madigan was presented with the Fr James Wall Bursary at the College’s Opening Mass today.This highly regarded honour is awarded to a Catholic secondary school student who demonstrates outstanding leadership in a range of areas – including science, the arts, public speaking, sporting activities, community service ...
Top 1% score in the State for Year 12 graduatePosted in General School News on Sunday, 31 December, 2017
When Darryl Teo was named the 2017 College Dux in November (an award based on a predicted ATAR score as to who will achieve the best overall performance in his or her subjects), only a few may have guessed at how convincingly the prediction would be proven true by the ...
Selection surprise for surfing starPosted in General School News on Thursday, 28 December, 2017
Outstanding female surfer, April McPherson, received an unexpected Christmas surprise when it was announced she had been named in the honorary 2017 Australian Schools' Surfing team.The accolade follows her outstanding mastery of the waves at the recent Australian Junior Surfing Titles in New South Wales. The Year 11 student partnered ...
Junior School Speech and Awards NightPosted in General School News on Friday, 8 December, 2017
The Junior School Speech and Awards Night was held last week and was a colourful celebration of the joy and positive learning that are hallmarks of our Junior School community.The Seek Truth award was presented to Brodie Deadman and individual awards were presented to students in Years 3 to 6. ...
2018 Term DatesPosted in General School News on Friday, 8 December, 2017
Please note: Dates are subject to change.
Wednesday, 31 January
School commences for Years 7 and 12 students, new students in Years 8 - 11 and all Primary School students.Thursday, 1 February
School commences for all Years 8 - 11 students and KindergartenFriday, 13 April
Term One concludes
Tuesday, 1 May
School commences ...