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

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October 17, 2017

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 ›

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 ›

2017 Interhouse Event: So You Think You Can Sing, Design, and Act??


La competencia “So You Think You Can Sing, Design and Act?” 2017 decidirá si la casa Robertson, Sutherland, Somerscales o Mackay se coronará como la gran ganadora de la Semana de Aniversario de The Mackay School. Este Viernes 29, nuestros alumnos acompañados de alumnas del colegio St Margaret’s comenzarán a preparar sus actos. Este año tendrán tres opciones para… Read More ›

The 2017 English Club Kicks Off!


The English Club for the 2017 season has kicked off in swimming fashion. Every Wednesday at 4:00 members meet in the English lab to work on dynamic English improving activities. New members Baltazar Canepa, Pedro Moya, and Cristobal Gomez have begun playing a number of didactic English teaching games including the Mackay original game “Gonk’t.”… Read More ›

Mackay Tributes Harry Potter


On Wednesday August 23rd the English Department with the help of students  put together a tribute to Harry Potter in order to honor the book’s 20th anniversary. The stand of Harry Potter momentos and memorabilia included all kinds of surprises like wizardry wands, butter beer, Gryffindor scarves, and the Trinity-Wizard tournament cup as well as… Read More ›

Mackay 2017 Spelling Bee Results


  On a chilly Thursday morning on the 10th of August,  5th and 6th grade Mackay students participated in the Mackay Spelling Bee. Selected members of the Mackay, Robertson, Somerscales, and Sutherland houses had feverishly studied the words that were included in the list for the competition, and their preparation was notable. The young students… Read More ›

The Poetry House: Scotland…


As part of our British Week 2017 activities, we invite you to participate in our Acrostic Poem Competition! How to participate? You need to write an acrostic poem using the word SCOTLAND. During break visit our Poetry House and pick an image to get inspired! This video shows tips to write a catchy acrostic poem… Read More ›

The 7th Annual Dinosaur Museum – An Evolving Tradition!


The time has come and gone again for the annual Dinosaur Museum, and this years 6th Graders did a marvellous job in maintaining the tradition! On Friday, November 11th, they transformed the school’s gymnasium, taking the spectators on a journey to the past. With each year that passes, the students become more creative and their… Read More ›

Book Crossing Ceremony in Senior School: A Celebration of Literature!


Este Jueves 3 de Diciembre, alumnos de 6tos, 7mos, 8vos, 1eros, 2dos y 3ros Medios participaron de la ceremonia “Book Crossing”, llevada a cabo en el Auditorio del colegio. Fue una maravillosa oportunidad para celebrar a la literatura y a aquellos libros, autores, personajes, historias y fantásticos mundos a los cuales nos transportan de manera mágica… Read More ›

La importancia de la reflexión en contextos educativos


La semana pasada, nuestros alumnos de 6tos Básicos tuvieron la enriquecedora experiencia de montar una exposición en formato museo sobre Dinosaurios para que fuera visitada por la comunidad Mackayina. Esto fue fruto de un arduo trabajo que tomó meses en preparar, tanto por los componentes de la asignatura de Inglés en la preparación de sus… Read More ›

The Amazing 2015 Dinosaur Museum!


Una tarde de emociones y asombro se vivió el pasado Viernes en el Club House del colegio, en la exitosa 6ta versión del maravilloso Dinosaur Museum, exposición montada por nuestra actual generación de alumnos de 6tos Básicos. La muestra fue visitada por un número récord de apoderados, profesores y amigos quienes con deleite observaron el… Read More ›

Dream Jars: Sueños para BFG


Con gran entusiasmo trabajaron los alumnos de 6to básico el martes recién pasado, en la actividad Dream Jars Activity. Esta actividad estaba basada en la reciente lectura de uno de los libros más famosos del conocido escritor británico Roald Dahl, The BFG (sigla para The Big Friendly Giant), el cual nos cuenta la historia de una… Read More ›

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