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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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Gonzalez and Ugarte Selected as ESU Writing Finalists


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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