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On 27 February, 27 MSM Year 12 students attended the P.A.R.T.Y. program at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Students visited OT, physio, dietetics, trauma and ICU departments and listened to presentations from paramedics, emergency doctors and nurses and trauma survivors. Pictured: Claire tries to walk in a straight line, while simulating the effects of alcohol on the brain through the use of special goggles.
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Congratulations to Isabella Harris in Year 7
MSM Alumni News: It’s with much excitement that we share the news of past College Captain, Bridie McKim (MSM Alumni 2014) whose blossoming acting career sees her play Sabine in the new television drama The Heights which premieres on ABC TV tonight.
Having recently graduated from Sydney’s prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), in today’s ABC News article, Bridie tells the story of how, in her first year at Mt St Michael’s College, she was inspired to follow her dreams by teacher Mr Bruce McPhee; currently Deputy Headmaster at Marist College Ashgrove. It is our pleasure to share the link below to today’s ABC news article.
VOLUNTEER REQUEST: Baking for Mother Daughter High Tea on Friday 8 March. If you are able to help out with baking some sweet or savoury treats, or have a favourite sandwich recipe, please register your support on the link below. We’re also looking for support with setup, plating and service on the day. Your support is greatly appreciated!
This week our languages department welcomed intern, Ms Naomi Tokunaga from Nagoya, Japan. At her Japanese school, Naomi was a member of the calligraphy club and today she shared her expertise with our Year 11 Japanese students. The students were studying the changing nature of family life in Japan and each character represents a member of a family.
On 15 February our Year 11 students were challenged and invigorated by Bollywood guest artist Andrea Lam from Dance Masala. Andrea taught the students a new dance for their performance task that fuses hip hop, Indian classical, and Bollywood styles. We look forward to welcoming Andrea back next week where she will continue her energetic work.
We have a WINNER! Congratulations to Monique Varricchio, lucky winner of our High Tea Table raffle. Monique has won a Deluxe Table and her very own dedicated Dad’s Army waiter! Congratulations also to our 2nd-4th prize winners Justine Best, Cassandra Fraser and Martine Kierpal, winning 2 complimentary High Tea tickets each. #mtstmichaelscollege #hightea
REMINDER: Tickets to our High Tea, Years 7-11 event, on Friday 8 March go on sale tomorrow morning, so keep an eye out for email, app and social media notifications.