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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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Winners are Grinners

Our college canteen, KCC has continued its winning ways, taking out two awards at this year’s annual Tuckshop of the Year Awards.  Nominated in three categories, our outstanding 5-star menu won the Smart Choices Menu award for secondary schools and our esteemed  2017 college captain, Jordan Sesega won the ‘Tuckshop Hero’ award in the Volunteer of the Year category. KCC ...

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Evening of Excellence a Success

On Tuesday 25 October Mt Maria College Petrie held its Annual Evening of Excellence. Students were acknowledged for their hard work and dedication in Academics, Application and Effort, Community, Cultural and Sporting.  We thank our special guests Hon. Peter Dutton, MP Mr Shane King, Mr David Cashman, Mr Derek Maclean, Br Neville Solomon for attending the evening and presenting our ...

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