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Debate Round 2

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October 17, 2017

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 ›

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 ›

Upcoming 2017 Competitions!


Mackayans will represent us in two important competitions in English It’s a new year and Mackayans are ready to sharpen their skills with another set of external competitions. Fernando Briceño and Mathias Lindhorst of Tercero Medio will take the stage at the ESU Public Speaking competition on Saturday, April 22nd at The Grange School where their… Read More ›

Who’s That Hero? 7th Grade ‘American Hero’ Project


On Thursday, November 24th, 7th Graders put together a one-of-a-kind exhibition to show off their work about American Heroes. Together with their teachers, Miss Vera Callejas, Miss Veronica Cordero, Miss Maureen Stead, and Miss Gaby Diaz, they invited parents and teachers to enjoy the show. The project was based on the statement of inquiry “Stories about new… 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 ›

Champions of the 2nd Annual ACPE English Debate


During the weekend of November 4th and 5th, The Mackay School English Debate Team astounded all participating schools at the 2nd Annual ACPE Debate Tournament at St. Dominic School. Across 2 long, gruelling days of debating, our team is proud to say that we are the reigning champions this year! On Friday, November 4th, Vicente… Read More ›

ABS Debate 2016: Issues Facing Chile


A group of motivated 2nd Medio students had the opportunity to participate in the ABS debate encounter last Friday, October 21st, at St. Margaret’s school. Together with students from British schools from Viña del Mar and Santiago, they debated problems that could potentially affect Chilean society in the future. The first motion of the  day… Read More ›

ESU Public Speaking 2016


El día sábado 23 de abril, la English Speaking Union realizó el evento anual de Public Speaking en el colegio The Grange. Más de 50 estudiantes de 30 colegios a lo largo de Chile presentaron sus conocimientos sobre la temática: “La manera más común que las personas renuncian su poder es pensar que no lo… Read More ›

World Scholars Cup 2016


Durante el fin de semana del 12-13 de marzo, 2016, un grupo de seis estudiantes compitieron en Santiago en el World Scholar’s Cup, con el anfitrión Colegio Internacional Nido de Águilas. Este evento se lleva a cabo en docenas de países en todo el mundo donde el Inglés no es el idioma oficial. Las habilidades… 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 ›

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