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Year 10 Boys: Building Well-being and Leadership Skills

The Good Man Project at Tough Mudder, 2018

At the start of this year, Mt Maria College, Petrie launched The Good Man Project. A program that works with Year 10 boys to support their well-being and build their leadership skills. This program has a multi-faceted approach to supporting participants, including dedicated class time to discuss and challenge the colloquial perceptions of what it means to be a ‘good ...

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Welcome Back!

Mr Michael Connolly

As the start of the 2018 school year draws closer, Mr Mike Connolly, Principal of Mt Maria College, Petrie, welcomed all new and returning students and their families. Mr Connolly also shared an update on the new refurbishments that have occurred over the school break. “I am very excited because we have done a full refurbishment of our campus. The ...

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College Zombeo and Juliet Production Receives Rave Reviews

Mt Maria College, Petrie students wowed audiences in their recent stage production of Zombeo and Juliet – a modern take on Shakespeare’s classic play Romeo and Juliet.  The cast and crew included over 30 students from year seven to year-12. Mt Maria College, Petrie Drama Coordinator, Jeanne Rae said rehearsals had been taking place throughout the year and that the show ...

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Join Year 9 Students to Support Kids at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital

Mt Maria College Petrie students will hold a free dress day to support sick kids at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital. The Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital is the largest specialist paediatric hospital in Queensland.  With thirteen inpatient wards and numerous outpatient areas, the hospital cares for children and their families from all over the state and Northern NSW. Two Mt Maria ...

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Petrie Locals Warmed by Hand-Made Blankets Knitted by Mt Maria College Petrie Families

Mt Maria College, Petrie families have hand-knitted 36 blankets and numerous clothing items to donate to the St Vincent de Paul Winter Appeal. The college Squares for Charity project has been running for 14 years and has seen over 400 knitted items donated to those in need across the region. Mt Maria College, Petrie Squares for Charity Co-ordinator, Kerry Smith ...

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Students Inspired to Become Agents of Change at Youth Festival

Mt Maria College, Petrie Senior Student Leaders and teachers attended the National Marist Youth Festival “Awaken” in Sydney recently. The festival saw 240 young people from all states in Australia, the Phillippines and South Africa meet over four days to celebrate the Marist Bicentenary. Gathering to reflect on Marists in Australia over the past 200 years, students were inspired to ...

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Student to Represent Queensland in National Inline Hockey Competition in Victoria

Year 7 Student Andrew Davenport has been selected to represent Queensland in the National Inline Hockey Under 13 Team as first goalie. The National competition will take place in Victoria, September 2017. Andrew and his team mates competed in the State Titles held in July where they achieved a silver medal in their Under 13 division. The State Titles event ...

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Mt Maria College, Petrie Students Lead the Way at Launch of Catholic Education Week

Mt Maria College, Petrie senior students participated in the opening procession at a Mass held at St Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral to launch Catholic Education Week Queensland. The students held the Catholic Education Week banner as it was processed to the altar of St Stephen’s Cathedral. The Mass was presided over by His Grace Archbishop of Brisbane, Mark Coleridge, who talked ...

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Mt Maria College Petrie Annual Trivia Night -18 August

Family Trivia Night – Get Your Geek On! YES! It’s FAMILY TRIVIA NIGHT time! GET YOUR GEEK ON! All families and friends are invited to the annual Trivia Night. Friday – 18 August – 7.00pm – at the College THEME: Get Your Geek On! $10.00 per head! BYO nibbles Drink specials and a large range of raffle prizes to be won… ...

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