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Year 7 visited Lone Pine Sanctuary as part of their Science Biology unit, participating in the ‘Secret Life of Wildlife’ session where keepers spoke about different Australian animals, their adaptations and how humans impact on ecosystems. The keepers presented various pythons, the barking owl, magnificent tree frog and the white breasted sea-eagle. Students enjoyed feeding kangaroos, visiting platypus, Tasmanian devils, grey-headed flying fox and the impressive colourful Cassowary, where students observed the animals’ features in order to complete their Science Learning Task.
CaSSSA Percentage Cup Winners! Well done to our CaSSSA carnival MSM representative swimmers who have put on an impressive display in the pool, placing 1st to win the Percentage Cup. Final results for the day were: 1st Under 12s, 2nd under 13s, 3rd under 14s, 5th under 15s, 5th under 16s, 3rd under 17s, 2nd OPEN, 2nd all age relay, 1st percentage cup and 3rd aggregate.
A huge thank you to all who supported our first CAN ExtravaCANza for 2019 at lunchtime last Friday. The Sophia Centre was abuzz as the Student Executive of the four CAN groups raised much needed funds for Caritas.
65 MSM French students from Years 9 to 12 attended the French Film Festival screening of ‘Rémi sans Famille’ at the weekend. Students and staff laughed, cried and were completely enchanted by this visually beautiful, emotion-charged film – many saying it was one of the best films they had ever seen!
International Women’s Day saw 700 MSM women come together for our MSM Foundation, Year 7-11 Mother Daughter High Tea. It was a delight to welcome back guest speaker, Fiona de Jong (Alumni 1991) to share her story which so aptly aligned with this year’s theme “More Powerful Together”
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Lily Weaver (Year 10), Keely Boyd (Year 11) and Brooklyn Williams (Year 9) competed at the Stuartholme Dressage & SJ Interschool event, held at Fig Tree Pocket during the weekend. Riding her new horse Monty, Lily and Monty with only six weeks together managed an impressive 12th placing in A2, 2nd in A5 and 3rd in super 2 phase to place 4th overall in the 70cm. With 22 riders in the 80cm, amongst stiff competition Brooklyn and Keely competed strongly but missed a top 6 placing. All girls represented MSM with pride. #MtStMichaelsCollege #MSM #infaithandlove #Equestrian