News & Events

Writers workshop – learning from an expert

October 25th, 2018

Last week, the Year 11 Literature class and Writers Club were lucky enough to work with charismatic, award winning author, Lili Wilkinson. Throughout the two hour workshop, Lili shared her journey as a writer and provided advice on how to bring our writing to the next level.

Principal’s message to the Class of 2018

October 23rd, 2018

In the final assembly for Year 12, Mary Fitz-Gerald thanked, praised and challenged the students as they begin their journey beyond Mater Christi.

I remember the year of 2013 being that of our fiftieth anniversary where as part of our celebrations, questions were asked of former teacher Gil di Stefano by Iris de Wit and Tess Horton-Crundall.

College Captains’ message to the Class of 2018

October 23rd, 2018

Yesterday we said farewell to our Year 12 students - the Class of 2018.  It was an emotional day, full of joy and optimism for what lies ahead, and a twinge of sadness as the girls' journey at Mater Christi comes to an end.

College Captains, Sophie and Emily had some wise, funny and emotional words to say during their final speech.

2018 Mullum VET Cluster Awards

October 22nd, 2018

These competent and motivated VET students achieved outstanding success at the Mullum Cluster Awards on Tuesday 16 October.

Congratulations to all of the students who were nominated or received awards:

Certificate II Animal Studies, 1st year- Nominees: Monique Bast, Brooke Bowler, Ella Van Kollenburg

Certificate II Equine Studies, 2nd year- Nominee; Kirsten Andrich, Winner: Phoebe Wilhelm

Certificate II Hospitality, 1st year -Nominee: Grace Hardwick; Winner: Dana Kontra

Certificate II Hospitality, 2nd year- Winner: Stephanie Wheeler

Certificate II Retail Cosmetics and Skincare- Winner: Rose Nixon

Certificate III Sports and Recreation- Nominee: Jessica Dunning

Certificate III Health Sciences- Nominee: Molly Mardy

Certificate III Early Childhood and Care- Winner: Tara Fowler


Top five exam tips

October 18th, 2018

As the Year 12 girls are completing their final preparation for the end of year exams, the following tips and resources may be helpful for families and students.

Top 5 tips are:

Have a good night’s sleep the night before each exam. It is counterproductive to study late into the night.

Principal’s Desk – 18 October 2018

Amidst the joys of spring, as we face our final school term, we prepare to celebrate the contributions ordinary and extraordinary of students across the curriculum and co-curricular activities. Of course, throughout our year, we have enjoyed the images of many of these successes across our social media platforms.

Asking the important questions

October 16th, 2018

As 2017 College Captain, Niamh inspired us with her unassuming leadership, thoughtful observations and "cut-through" communication.

So we were not surprised, but very proud to see her contribution to Q&A last night.

Watch this clip to see the response of internationally renowned economist, Jeffrey Sachs.

State Champions – Cheerleading

October 16th, 2018

Over many years of entering cheerleading competitions, Mater Christi teams have achieved terrific results, and this year was no exception.

We recently had two teams compete at the State Cheerleading Championships, held at MSAC.

The Pom Team came away with 2ndplace and our Level 2 Cheer Team won 1stplace, as well as claiming the Grand Champion School (best result in School Cheer for all levels).

Pom cheerleading is a routine that features a high energy technical dance using Pom Poms.

2019 College Leaders

October 15th, 2018

As Year 12 students focus more on their end-of-year exams we begin to “hand the leadership reins” to the 2019 student leaders.

We commend all of the students who offered their services for leadership roles and congratulate those appointed to as College Leaders for 2019. We are truly blessed with many enthusiastic and capable students.

Leadership – a global perspective

October 15th, 2018

During the July holidays, we travelled to the United States for two weeks to participate in the Global Young Leaders Conference.

During the conference, we stayed in Washington DC and then travelled to New York. Alongside students from across the globe, we got together in small groups to create and attempt to pass a bill to help achieve the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.