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MCC dominates Australian Rules girls’ footballPosted in General School News on Monday, 6 November, 2017

Mandurah Catholic College continues to dominate girls' football with another win in the Dockers Cup series.Following the Cup win by the Year 7 Girls' football team earlier this year, our Years 8 and 9 teams challenged each other in that age group's grand final recently.In a game that featured some ...
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MCC players star in State basketballPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 25 October, 2017

Several MCC students have figured prominently in State basketball competitions and selections recently.(Pictured from left, top) Kaitlyn Srhoj, Joseph Macdonald, Kiara Ritchie and (bottom), Sophia Bassett-Scarfe, Tori Ranson, Ruby James and Amelia Caparoso. Seven students from Years 6 - 8 were recently selected to represent WA at the Southern Cross Challenge ...
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State award for young historianPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 25 October, 2017

Couple together a keen interest in history and a social conscience and the result is a State award.Year 11 student, Katherine Magpily, submitted the winning State entry in the Asia and Australia category of the 2017 National History Challenge. Her 1800-word essay, which focusses on racial discrimination, will now be ...
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Farewell – 2017 Year 12 classPosted in General School News on Monday, 23 October, 2017

Tears, smiles, laughs, fond memories  -  a day of mixed emotions when the College community farewelled our  2017 Year 12 class on Thursday.The day commenced with the Year 12 Breakfast, an annual event hosted by  staff who volunteer to cook and serve a smorgasbord to the graduates who arrive in ...
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Excellence in talent and diversity wins festival honoursPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 27 September, 2017

Mandurah Catholic College has won the Catholic Performing Arts Festival's top honour - the Zenith Award for Overall Excellence in Performance and Participation  - for the second consecutive year.150 MCC students participated in nine of the 14 Performing Arts disciplines represented at the 2017 festival and six artworks were selected ...
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Aspiring dancer “en pointe” in pursuing her dreamPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Year 12 student, Renae Lowe has been accepted into the Joffrey Ballet School's Ballet and Jazz Trainee program.Joffrey Ballet School is a world-renowned dance school in New York. It offers a four-year course but, because of its reputation, most dancers are “discovered” in their first two years.Renae was accepted into ...
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State selection for swimmersPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Two of the College’s swimming stars have been selected to represent Western Australia in the 2017 School Sport WA Swimming Team.Melanie Lucas (Year 11) and Megan Larmour (Year 10) will compete at the School Sport Australia Pacific School Games in Adelaide in December.The girls were joined by six other MCC ...
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Defence award recognises leadershipPosted in General School News on Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Samuel Petherick, Zane Riches and Leading Seaman, Stephen Williams Two Mandurah Catholic College students have been recognised for their leadership and teamwork by the Australian Defence Forces.Year 12 student and St Bernadette's Communications Captain, Samuel Petherick and Year 10 student, Zane Riches were presented with the ADF’s Long Tan Youth Leadership ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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