Library & Information Week

The theme this year for Library & Information Week was ‘Find yourself in a Library.’ To celebrate, the MSM Library hosted our own Maze Quest, challenging our participants to find a series of quotes from the novel, Maze Runner, hidden around the library.

Our ‘runners’ needed to follow a map of the library to locate each quote. Our winners were Scarlett Blasl (7C), Emily Draper (7E), Cate Gaskell (8D) and Christine Rowell (8C).

Da Vinci Decathlon

Our sixteen Year 9 & Year 10 students are currently giving their all in the da Vinci Decathlon. This academic competition is designed to challenge and stimulate the minds of school students. Go MSM!

Cross Country Camp at Tullebudgera

The Cross Country squad attended a development camp at the Gold Coast Recreation centre at Tallebudgera last weekend. All athletes were put through their paces, which involved a number of runs and fitness test to finalise team selection.

The team will be announced this week for the CaSSSA Cup Carnival taking place this Thursday, 31st May, at Limestone Park, Ipswich.

 

French Immersion
French Immersion

On Thursday May 24, ten MSM Year 10 French students joined with other French students from schools in Brisbane to participate in a French Immersion experience.

They sang, mimed, played games and did activities all completely in French! C’était fantastique!

Sorry Day 2018
sorry day

Students and Staff represented Mt St Michael’s College bright and early on Saturday morning at the 20th anniversary of National Sorry Day at Teralba Park.

Students perform at Brisbane Eisteddfod

On Friday 18 May and Thursday 24 May, the MSM Senior and Middle Years Dance Ensemble students, performed at the Brisbane Eisteddfod against forty other schools from across Queensland. The standard at this Eisteddfod is extremely high and our Dance Ensemble students performed with enthusiasm, energy and strong technical skills.

The Senior Dance Ensemble group performed very well against other schools in their Contemporary, Lyrical and Jazz sections. The Middle Years Dance ensemble students received a Highly Commended award for one of their dances in the lyrical section and performed with energy and focus in their Jazz Section. 

Congratulations to all students who performed at the Eisteddfod and well done on these great results. Thank you to Lily Mestric, Stef Russell and Miss Boch who choreographed the Dance routines. A big thanks to Ms Brash-McPhee, Ms Paterson and Miss Boch for their management of the groups and the eisteddfod excursion.

Library & Information Week – Unplugged
L&I

Our final event for Library & Information Week was #Friday Unplugged where students were encouraged to find themselves in a library singing. Our acoustic lunch break of song and music was beautifully led by our Cultural Captains, Bella Dredge and Genevieve Cramsie.

The aim of our event was to encourage the students to switch off their computers in the library for one lunch break, relax and enjoy each other’s company. The library staff are very grateful to Bella for leading us in song. A very big thank you also to Mrs Linda Statham and Mr Adam Watson.

Coffee and Conversations – Alumni with daughters

Our inaugural ‘Coffee and Conversations’ morning for MSM Alumni with daughters currently at the College, was held this morning. It was a wonderful success, with the event hosted on the newly decorated rooftop terrace of the Ionian Centre.
The beautiful artwork was produced by Ms Pettina Bateman.

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