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Gonzalez and Borja Selected as ESU Writing Finalists

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September 12, 2017

Good News! For the first time in two years, students from Mackay have been selected as finalists of the ESU Writing Competition. The final of the competition takes place Thursday the 28th of September in the Museum Recoleta Dominica in Santiago. The prizes for first place in the two categories are the following: The category… 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 ›

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 ›

Valpo Trip 2017


On May 10th Students of Eighth Básico went on a trip to Valparaíso. The students on the bus were buzzing with excitement for their opportunity to spend a day together exploring Valparaiso while learning more about the rich history of the Mackay school. The first stop of the trip was the cementary near the ex-prison in Valparaiso in the site… 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 ›

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