Mercy Vine

Term 3, Issue No. 2 - 16 August 2019

Catherine McAuley StatueBy

Dear parents, caregivers, staff and, students of the Mercedes College community,
Earlier this week we unveiled and blessed our new Catherine McAuley statue. Read more >

Join us for Father's Day Coffee Morning

We invite you to the Reception to Year 12 Father’s Day Coffee Morning.

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Year 8 Immunisations

A reminder the last session of the Year 8 Immunisations is on Tuesday 28 August.

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6-12 Girls' Winter Sport Presentation Evening

The Years 6-12 Girls' Winter Sport Presentation Evening will take place on Thursday 29 August in Gleeson Hall. Doors open at 5:45pm with the presentations beginning at 6:15pm.

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Junior Journeys

Numerical Acumen

By Kellie Osborn

Over 650 people gathered in the Prince Alfred College Red Centre on Tuesday 6 August 2019 to attend the Numerical Acumen Night. 

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Middle Moments

CASE Space School


From Wednesday 3 July to Thursday 18 July, six Middle School students took part in the CASE Junior Space School Expedition in the United States. 

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Senior Stories

A Strong Beginning to Term 3 & Planning for 2020

By Bill Deegan

After the term began with a bang with Trial Examinations for our Year 12 students, they have settled into the pace of Term 3 well.

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Director of Mission

Retreat, Reflection Day & Vinnies Appeal


It has been a very busy start to Term 3 in terms of matters relating to our College mission and identity.

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P.E.A.C.E. Pack


Students in Year 4 and Year 6 have recently completed their participation in a research project conducted by Flinders University into the “P.E.A.C.E. Pack – An intervention program for reducing bullying in our schools.”

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Code Camp in the School Holidays

By Mercedes College

Code Camp is coming back to Mercedes College these school holidays, ready to help your child get ahead of the digital curve!

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Intercol 15 is Around the Corner


The 15th Intercollegiate against St Ignatius' College is just around the corner. 

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Annual Grants


On an annual basis the MP&FA set a fundraising target and develop a programme of events to support the raising of the agreed funds.

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Year 11 Career Mentoring


Last Friday, 33 old scholars returned to Mercedes to offer career advice to Year 11 students in 20 different careers.

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Important Dates

Friday 16 August 
Winter Sports, Leadership and Co-curricular Photos

Monday 19 August 
Year 12 IB Language Acquisition Oral Exams

Tuesday 20 August
Year 12 IB Language Acquisition Oral Exams

Wednesday 21 August
Year 12 IB Language Acquisition Oral Exams

Intercollegiate Cross Country
4:00pm | St Ignatius' College

Friday 23 August 
9JH & 9GB Class Mass

Book Week Assembly
9:00am | Junior School Hall 

Intercollegiate Table Tennis
4:00pm | St Ignatius' College

Monday 26 August 
Year 12 SACE Drama Production Week

Tuesday 27 August 
Year 8 Immunisations

Wednesday 28 August 
Year 6 Canberra Trip Parent Information Night 
6:00pm | Mercy Lecture Theatre

Thursday 29 August 
Father's Day Coffee Morning
7:45am | Mercedes Cafe

Girls Winter Sport Presentation Evening 
6:00pm | Gleeson Hall

Friday 30 August 
Student Free Day

Intercollegiate Debating
5:45pm | St Ignatius' College

Saturday 31 August 
Intercollegiate Games
St Ignatius' College

Full Calendar > 

Second Hand Uniform Shop Change of Opening Times

The Second Hand Uniform Shop is now open during school terms on:

Monday              2.30pm – 4.00pm
Wednesday        8.00am – 9.00am

It is no longer open on Friday mornings.


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