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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 ›

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 ›

Creative Writing Competition


On Monday April 11th, Vicente Carmona of 4 Medio represented Mackay at the AB annual writing competition. Vicente put his creative abilities to the test against a fierce field of competition at the Dunalastair school in Santiago. After arriving at the school, Vicente was treated to breakfast while he warmed up by improvising stories with coach… Read More ›

General Knowledge Competition 2013


Mackay´s anniversary week brought with it the renowned General Knowledge Competition last Thursday.  Put on by members of the English Department along with special guest hosts Alex Trebek and Liz Lemon, the event maintained itself as a true demonstration of applying one´s knowledge in academics bilingually. Selected members of Mackay, Robertson, Somerscales and Sutherland houses… Read More ›

Mackay School Takes First Place at UNAB Spelling Bee!


Mackay Finishes in Quarterfinals at UNAB English Debate


After a rather up and down performance the Mackay School Debate Team lost its quarterfinal match against the Grange School in the fifth annual UNAB English Debate tournament on Saturday June 1st.  The motion for the debate was “Police should use paintballs in riots” which was not exactly an easy topic, and Mackay was side… Read More ›

UNAB Spelling Bee part 1


Mackay First and Second Medio students Francisco Abusleme, Felipe Parada, Vicente Escobar and Kei Sone participated in Day 1 of the UNAB Interescolares English Spelling Bee held at Hotel O´Higgins in Viña del Mar.  Other schools competing in the event come from all over the Quinta Region.  Each team consists of five students who have… Read More ›

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