On Monday night we held our awards evening for 2016. This was a wonderful affair with over 500 students recognised for their service to the college and academic excellence, merit and endeavour. The evening which concluded at a very civil 9:30pm, and was highlighted by 4 exceptional displays of student talent. Thank you to the… Read More Awards Evening
Hi Guys!!! Hope your all having fun with Pokémon Go!!! If your not sure what it’s all about visit the website to get quick insight to the adventurous game: http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-video-games/pokemon-go/ I will be giving weekly updates on: Top 3 tips Best lures and Pokéstops in Brisbane Pokémon trainer achievements at CMC So let’s get started for this week!!! This… Read More Tips for the Pokemon trainers of CMC
Released officially on July 6th, Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm by creating a virtual reality app that allows people to catch their favourite childhood Pokémon. This new craze has made the walk to Garden City or the bus a desperate race to catch as many Pokémon as possible. I asked a year… Read More The Pokemon Phenomenon
By Sean McParland, Student Voice Leader We all saw him shave his head (courtesy of Dr Obrien) for the Be Brave & Shave Campaign, but what motivated Sports and Leisure Captain Corey Stevens to go above and beyond? The Leukaemia Foundation’s ‘World’s Greatest Shave’ is one of Australia biggest fundraisers where each March more than 150,000… Read More AN INSPIRATION TO US ALL – A Q&A WITH COREY STEVENS
Clairvaux MacKillop College participates in the Sunnybank and District RSL Commemorative ANZAC Day March and Service, 2016 marking 101 years since the Gallipoli landings By Sean McParland, Student Voice Leader Monday the 25th of April marks the 101st anniversary of the landing of Anzac troops on Gallipoli. The spirit of Anzac, with its qualities of… Read More The Community Remembers
By Rochelle Chrzanowski, Leader of Student Voice On Friday the 18th of March SeaWorld Orlando announced they would stop breeding and performing with orca whales in captivity. SeaWorld trains its animals to perform in front of spectators however, unlike Australia, the U.S. has allowed the captivity and training of orcas; which has seen much criticism… Read More SeaWorld Making a Change
by Lutrciah Sawu Year 12 There are more slaves today than any other time in history with an estimation of 35.8 million people forced into labour (including sexual exploitation). Every year an estimated 1.2 million of those are children being trafficked in Cambodia. Cambodia is a source, transit, and destination country for human trafficking, currently ranking… Read More It’s Not Ok!
By Sophie Shafer, Year 9 MacKillop Representative for Student Voice Service Team Baby Asha, was born in Australia to asylum seeker parents. Recently she has been mentioned in the news and has become quite a controversial topic. Her family were sent to the Detention Centre on Nauru Island when Asha was onlyfive months old. It was there that she suffered… Read More Raise Your Voice