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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Important Online Safety and Cyberbullying Event

Wednesday 21 February 2018 – 6.00pm for 6.30pm start  Kolbe Sports Centre, Armstrong Street, Petrie Burger & drink dinner deal available in support of the College P & F RSVP: Tuesday, 20 February mmcpoffice@bne.catholic.edu.au   According to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), 86% of teenagers between 14 – 17-years-old own or use a mobile phone. And these teenagers are accessing the internet via a ...

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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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This Year (2017) was Fantastic, Next Year will be Even Better

Meet the 2018 School Captains

As the end of 2017 draws closer, Mr Mike Connolly, Principal of Mt Maria College, Petrie, farewelled the departing year-12 students. The Principal also shared an update on the progress of the 2018 building works. “We’re getting our first of our stage one of our buildings built in preparation for our $3 million project next year, which we’re really excited ...

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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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Past Student Awarded Travel Grant to Attend Nursing and Chinese Medicine Study Tour

Mt Maria College, Petrie past student Kaelyn Storey will travel to China after being awarded a $3,000 Study Tour Grant. The grant program is a competitive process with only twenty applicants awarded places. The Principal of Mt Maria College, Petrie, Michael Connolly expressed delight when he heard the news. “We are so proud of Kaelyn achieving this study tour grant, ...

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Open to the Public: Teenage Expert Michelle Mitchell – Communicating with your Teen

Communicating with your teenager is challenging, especially when it feels like they’ve become a different person during adolescence! With this in mind, Mt Maria College Petrie, is hosting an information evening (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) with expert Michelle Mitchell from Youth Excel. Michelle will present to parents on three important topics; managing disrespect in the home, communicating with your teen ...

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Nationals Debut for Up-and-Comer

Recently the athletics nationals were held in Sydney where our very own Year 7 student Zac Archer was busy representing Queensland in Shot put.  This was the biggest event that Zac has participated in since beginning his shot-putting journey and he has said that he leant a lot, especially about the buzz of such a large event. Zac has some ...

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RoboCup. Let’s Make Robots!

Students at Mt Maria are engaging in an exciting program using Lego Robotics. These students learn essential skills in block programming and the program used is like the Robotics found in many factories and car assembly plants. Term 1 saw students build and program vehicles that went to battle in the “Term 1 Robo Wars”. They constructed many different robots ...

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Wake up the World!

On Wednesday 15 February as a College community we made our way to the Our Lady of the Way Church for the Opening Mass and Commissioning of our Student Leaders and Year 12 students.  It was a chance to for the whole college to come together and celebrate the start of the year and look ahead to what the year ...

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