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ABSCH Debate at The Grange School

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October 25, 2017

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 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 ›

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 ›

Teaching Grammar in a Communicative Approach


The main points of this conference are Grammar should be incidental; however, some focus on form is necessary. Not everyone learn in the same way. We need to identify the learning styles to plan activities that provide confidence. Learners need to respect each other styles. People want to learn grammar because they want accuracy and… Read More ›

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