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Month: October 2017

ABSCH Debate at The Grange School


On Friday, October 20th, The Mackay students Benjamín Bravo, Vicente Ahumada, and Vicente Gonzalez traveled with the St. Paul’s and St. Peter’s schools to the Grange school in Santiago in order to take part in the ABSCH Debate Day. This was a friendly debate competition designed to teach students about the terms and strategies of… Read More ›

So You Think You Can Sing, Design and Act??


A Link to the Official, “So You Think You Can Sign, Design and Act??” 2017 Edition Video On Thursday, October 5th, The Mackay School along with St. Margaret’s school held the third annual “So You Think You Can Sing, Design, and Act??” competition. Students from both schools were allowed to participate in any of the… Read More ›

Debate Round 2


On October 14th, the debate team travelled to Santiago to participate in the Rounds 3 and 4 of the ESU Competition. The first round the team faced off against the Villa Maria Academy, and had the even tougher task of opposing the motion, “This House Believes that the m

ESU Poetry Recitation Competition


On Wednesday, October 4th, the Mackay School participated in the ESU Poetry Recitation Competition at St. George’s College in Santiago. Baltazar Canepa from Sixth Básico, Clemente Venegas and Jose Ignacio Escobar from Seventh Básico, Felipe Otey and Pablo Tumani from Eighth Básico memorized and recited poems in front of peers and judges. The students practiced… Read More ›

Buin Zoo: a traditional outing for 6th graders


  On Wednesday 4th October sixth graders had the round up activity regarding the unit worked on during the English lessons “How does helping others help us all?” The students were able to see in flesh how a symbiotic relationship between animals worked.   During these last weeks students had been working on a project… Read More ›

ESU Debate Begins


The debate competition season for the Mackay school has officially begun! On Saturday September 30th, members of the Mackay debate team traveled to the Villa María Academy in Santiago to participate in the first round of the 2017 ESU Debate competition. After greeting members of the 11 other participating schools, Mackay Debaters Benjamin Bravo, Vicente… Read More ›

Ugarte and Gonzalez at the ESU Writing Competition


On Thursday, September 28th, Vicente Gonzalez and Borja Ugarte traveled to Santiago to perform in the 2017 ESU Writing Competition. After exploring the beautiful and historic Museum Recoleta, Vicente and Borja  were informed of their prompt: using no more than 800 words, create an original story involving one object and one site within the historic… Read More ›

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