College News

Tamzin ranked 37th in the world!

Seventeen-year-old Tamzin Christoffel is your typical Ipswich teenager managing assignments and tests to complete her final months of high school. On top of this however, Tamzin also juggles sporting commitments for Taekwondo. Tamzin was a recent baton runner for Ipswich for 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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SMC Show Choir = GOLD

We are delighted to share that our Show Choir won GOLD today at the Queensland Catholic Music Festival (QCMF). Also, the combined choir with St Edmund’s College received a Silver placing! Well done to all students involved! A brilliant outcome.

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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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SMC completes the 52km Kokoda Challenge!

Four teams comprised of 19 students and staff from St Mary’s College together embarked on the 52km Kokoda Challenge at the Gold Coast. The Kokoda Challenge is set in the hinterland and is made up of steep climbs, winding trails and very  

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Students step off to Nationals

SIXTEEN energetic students from St Mary’s College competed in the State Championships for Sports Aerobics at Ormiston College on Saturday. 9 of these students were defending their reigning title after being crowned National Champions last year, which was the first time students  

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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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Competition Winners!

A series of life-sized steel silhouettes celebrating the energy of youth will soon become an artistic landmark at the Main Street entrance of Ripley Town Centre. SMC students are very excited to feature as life-sized artwork in the new Ripley Town Centre,  

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Premier, and past student, Annastacia Palaszczuk visited SMC

On Tuesday 13 April, we were honoured that Annastacia Palaszczuk allowed time in her busy schedule to meet with us for a trip down memory lane. Premier Palaszczuk is a past student and we couldn’t be more proud of all that she has  

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Kiara places 3rd in Heptathlon

Well done to Kiara in Year 9 who competed in the Australian Junior Combined events championships over the weekend in Melbourne. She placed 3rd in the Under 15 Heptathlon! Congratulations on a sensational result!

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Leah Neale is heading to the CommGames

Congratulations to past student, Leah Neale, who is heading to the Commonwealth Games to compete in swimming. We cannot wait to watch your journey Leah, and will be cheering you on.

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