What's Happening at the College
We seem to live in an age of entitlement. It is a time when many of us hold to the maxim that ‘we are owed our just desserts’ – preferably with strawberries and piped cream on top! A new car every few years. Can’t be wasting time uncomfortably in the traffic. A holiday and then another to an ever more exotic location. We owe it to ourselves. A flash, well-located house. After all we work hard and... read more»
Plans are now well advanced for a complete internal upgrade of Penola building. The current classroom spaces will be completely gutted to make way for contemporary, connected spaces which encourage approaches to learning which emphasise agile thinking, collaboration and autonomy, deep micro-focus as well as visionary, big scale creative and critical thinking.
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Learning achievement requires calm and focused persistence. It requires practice, rehearsal, training. It requires a mindset that welcomes challenge, understands disappointment, and keeps going without making excuses. No Olympian made it to Rio by coasting along, even on the back of sheer talent. No choir was awarded highly at QCMF without hours of disciplined rehearsal and refinement of technique.... read more»
The song “HEARTBEAT” was originally written by Mary Fletcher for the celebration of the Sisters of St Joseph Sesquicentenary Year (2016) and was inspired by their logo for this special occasion “Listening to the Heart beat of World”.
As Mary MacKillop wrote in 1890: ‘Seek first the poor and most neglected parts of God’s vineyard’.
“HEARTBEAT” is sung by the eCCCos group, a social justice singing... read more»
Mary MacKillop College
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