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Aerospace agreement takes flight

St Mary’s College has become the first school in Ipswich to offer direct pathways for students into the aerospace industry as part of the Aerospace Gateway to Industry Schools program. The program was established to support the growth and development of an  

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Excellence as an Early Career Teacher | Winner – Eryn Gower

In her roles as Teacher and Acting Curriculum Leader – Technologies at St Mary’s College, Eryn Gower’s great love of teaching and her students is clear. Eryn’s practice is contemporary, dynamic and engaging. She celebrates learning, progress and achievement with timely and  

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⭐️ Alumna News ⭐️

Recently past student, Elly Burling, was awarded a highly coveted New Colombo Plan Scholarship. This is a highly competitive scholarship, with the Australian Government receiving thousands of applications each year. Elly travelled to Bangalore, India to work with the High Performance Coaching  

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State Champions!

Recently our students competed in States for Sports Aerobics. We are delighted to share the following results: Pre-Choreographed Years 10-12  SMC Infinity – State Champions – 1st place Pre-Choreographed Years 7-9 SMC Electric – State Champions – 1st place SMC Dynamite –  

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Finalist – School Based Trainee or Apprentice of the Year

Congratulations to Libby Burgess for being a finalist for the metropolitan region for the Queensland Training Awards – in the category of School Based Trainee or Apprentice of the Year. Libby will attend a ceremony on 19 July at Brisbane City Hall  

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SMC introduces a Journalism Club

A group of keen writers is getting a career headstart by joining a journalism club at school. St Mary’s College introduced the club at the beginning of the year to give students an insight into the media world. Journalism club facilitator Eryn  

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Multi-talented Molly dedicated to national goal

At just 12 years of age, Molly Green already has fine sporting achievements under her belt. Molly was a recent baton runner for the 2018 Commonwealth Games being awarded the role for her devotion to sport. From high jump to running, the  

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Student artwork to feature at GOMA

The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) is well known for displaying a high calibre of artwork that entices thousands to visit its gallery each year. Many artists dream to share their work in such a gallery. This dream  

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St Mary’s best in the country, again!

 NINE dedicated students from St Mary’s College competed in the National Championships for Sports Aerobics at Chandler on 11 August 2018. These students were defending their reigning title after being crowned National Champions last year, which was the first time students had  

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Jessie Christiansen, past student and astrophysicist at NASA

Today we had the absolute honour of hosting Jessie Christiansen, past student (1999) and astrophysicist at NASA! Her presentation was truly inspirational and we are incredibly grateful that she allowed time in her schedule to visit us.

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‘Unmasked’ Winners

Each year the gardens of St Paul’s Anglican Church become a colourful outdoor gallery, with a line-up of the masks parading the street front of Limestone Street. During the Ipswich Festival, our city hosts an annual mask competition, ‘Unmasked’, which is judged  

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