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​What's Happening at the College

 

 

Happy Retirement Mrs Di Peacheyhttp://www.mmc.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Book-Week-Parade.aspxHappy Retirement Mrs Di Peachey<p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/latest-news/SiteAssets/Pages/Book-Week-Parade/Peachey,%20Dianne.jpg" alt="Peachey, Dianne.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:150px;height:225px;" /><br><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">After an incredible forty-four year career in education, <strong>Di Peachey, Differentiated Pedagogies Middle Leader, </strong>retired today. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Whilst commencing her career in schools in NSW in 1977, and having worked for <strong>Brisbane Catholic Education since 1997,</strong> initially on contract in schools, but then from <strong>1999</strong><strong> </strong>as an <strong>Education Officer</strong>, Mrs Peachey joined our Mary MacKillop College community in 2018 as Differentiated Pedagogies Middle Leader.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">During her years of service, Mrs Peachey has made a significant contribution to promoting indigenous and inclusive education and supporting numerous students, families and staff members to ensure quality learning opportunities for all are prioritised.</p><p>Our College community paid tribute to her at a very special '<strong>This is Your Life'</strong> Assembly to honour her service to MMC but more importantly her life-long commitment to education and to our profession.</p><p> <br><span style="text-align:justify;">Not only has Mrs Peachey has worked diligently during her time at our College, she has ensured a smooth transition for our new Differentiated Pedagogies Middle Leader,</span><strong style="text-align:justify;"> Juan Bessinger,</strong><span style="text-align:justify;"> from St Patrick's College, Shorncliffe.  He brings to our College community a great deal of experience, quality practices and processes, and a depth of knowledge as he joins our fabulous academic staff and dedicated school officers to empower our MacKillop Women to be people of purpose achieving their potential. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">We wish <strong>Mrs Peachey</strong> all the best for her much deserved retirement as she and her husband embark on a great adventure in their newly acquired caravan as they enjoy their trip around Australia commencing on <strong>Mary MacKillop Feast Day, 8th August</strong>!</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>​May St Joseph – Teach her</em><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>May St Mary of the Cross – Guide Her </em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>And may Jesus Live in her Heart – Forever​</em><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><br></p><p>​<br><br></p>
SlammED Poetry Competitionhttp://www.mmc.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Senior-Visual-Art-and-Music-Camp.aspxSlammED Poetry Competition<p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/latest-news/SiteAssets/Pages/Senior-Visual-Art-and-Music-Camp/Slam.jpg" alt="Slam.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:450px;height:267px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">At the end of Term Two, students from Years 9-12 participated in a Slam poetry workshop and performance led by <strong>Queensland poet, Angela Peita.</strong> The two-hour workshop challenged the students to reflect on their life experiences and apply new strategies for writing and performing poetry.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">A poetry slam session followed the workshop and students from the Year 11 Literature class were invited to be active audience members and official judges. <strong>Hayang Lowlilo </strong>and<strong> Grace Naveikata</strong> were the winners of the College slam and <strong>Madina Ahmad</strong> received the runner-up prize. All three students were then invited to perform at Metro Arts in West End for the State Final of the SlammED Poetry competition. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">During this event, Hayang and Grace performed powerful spoken poetry and received high marks from the judges, however, it was Madina who won the overall <strong>Queensland SlammED competition, </strong>winning the coveted prize of<strong> </strong>a 12-month mentorship program with Queensland Poetry. An outstanding achievement by an outstanding MacKillop Woman. <br></p><p><br></p>
MMC Faith and Development Programhttp://www.mmc.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Excellent-Year-12-Outcomes.aspxMMC Faith and Development Program <p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/latest-news/SiteAssets/Pages/Excellent-Year-12-Outcomes/7.1.jpg" alt="7.1.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:220px;height:123px;" />​<img src="/latest-news/SiteAssets/Pages/Excellent-Year-12-Outcomes/9.3.jpg" alt="9.3.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:150px;height:122px;" /><img src="/latest-news/SiteAssets/Pages/Excellent-Year-12-Outcomes/10.2.jpg" alt="10.2.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:132px;height:121px;" />​<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Last week all students from Year 7-12 engaged in our unique Faith and Personal Development formation program as part of College's commitment to the spiritual growth and wellbeing of our students. This program is not possible without the unwavering support from our wonderful staff who led many of the activities that contributed to the programs. Here is a snapshot from different year levels:</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Year 7 Retreat</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Our Year 7 students engaged in a variety of workshops at the College to enhance their knowledge and understanding of what is to “Become a Mackillop Woman". Activities included learning about and making rosary beads, exploring art and spirituality, drawing mandalas and a being part of special lectio Davina prayer. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Year 8 Physical Challenge</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Led by Character Builders, students in year 8 had a joy-filled day were teamwork, communication and resilience were promoted. Student participated in a multitude of activities designed to allow them to soar through empowering others. They learn the value of deep listening through the conversation circle and the way we can empower others through the “big ups model". </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Year 9 Retreat</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Integrity and service were the focus for our Year 9 students who experienced a retreat day facilitated by Unleashing Personal Potential. This day focus on the themes of connection and belonging, encouraging our year 9 students to reflect with empathy and further develop their understanding of emotional intelligence. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Year 10 Physical Challenge</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Our Year 10 students enjoyed a day of team challenges facilitated by Vertec Adventures in Kalinga Park. Designed to promote self-direction, problem-solving and initiative, students spent the day in small teams learning to navigate with a digital GPS, design bridges, solves problems on low rope courses and work collaboratively to carry team mates in stretchers.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Year 11 Retreat </strong></p><p>Students in Year 11 engaged in an overnight spiritual retreat facilitated by Michael Fitzpatrick. The focus retreated focussed on contemporary spirituality and each year 11 student was encouraged to use the gifts of wisdom and spirit to guide their leadership as the seniors of Mary MacKillop College in 2022. <br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><br></p><h2><br></h2>
Principal's Guided Tourshttp://www.mmc.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Cheer-and-Sports-Aerobics.aspxPrincipal's Guided Tours<p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/latest-news/SiteAssets/Pages/Cheer-and-Sports-Aerobics/Principal%27s%20Guided%20Tours%20-%20Website%20%26%20FB%20cover%201.png" alt="Principal's Guided Tours - Website & FB cover 1.png" style="margin:5px;width:689px;" /><br><br></p><h1>Bookings Essential<br></h1><h1><a href="https://www.trybooking.com/BRYZN" style="text-decoration-line:underline;">Register Here for 14 July Tour​​​​​</a><br></h1><h1><a href="https://www.trybooking.com/BRZAM">Register Here for 27 August Tour​</a>​<br></h1><p style="text-align:left;"><a href="https://www.trybooking.com/BPXNJ"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"></span></a></p><p><br><br></p>