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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 ›

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 ›

Mackay Debate Team moves on to the Final round in UNAB tournament!

  It was the first ¨real¨ wintery day of 2014 with snow covered mountains in Santiago and flooded streets in Viña del Mar, and the Mackay School Debate Team was on the road at 6.15 AM ready for another round in the 8th annual UNAB Interescolares English Debate.  On this particular Saturday June 7th, Mackay had… Read More ›

Mackay students strong showing at regional Spelling Bee

Despite some problems relating to participant attendance, it came down to just two Mackay boys, Juan Cristobal Manriquez and Jungi Park, to complete the third and final day of Spelling competition and snatch a cool 4th place finish in the 3rd Annual Universidad Andrés Bello Interescolares Spelling Bee.  The event took place over three consecutive Friday afternoons… Read More ›

Mackay Debate Team 2014 – Let´s Go!

Dear Students, The English Department would like to invite anyone who is interested in debate and who has a good level of English to come on out and participate with the debate team this year! CHECK OUT THIS COOL FLYER!! ENGLISH DEBATE TEAM 2014 flyer (logo) ENGLISH DEBATE TEAM 2014 The benefits of participating in… Read More ›

Mackay 8th Grade Basketball

Congratulations to all who participated in the Basketball Tournament at Capellan Pascal!  The boys have been practicing all year and finally had the chance to put their skills to the test.  They played two games – the first game was a hard fought loss to the home team Capellan (Mackay actually outscored them in the… Read More ›

Mackay School Takes First Place at UNAB Spelling Bee!

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 ›

First UNAB Debate

On Saturday May 11th, the Mackay School Debate Team competed in their first event of the year against Colegio Carampague de Talagante at the Universidad Andrés Bello English Debate at the Casona Central, Las Condes.  Mackay third medio students Joaquín Oporto, Sebastián Barriga and Thomas Reynolds were the appointed speakers, while first medio students Kei Sone, Rodrigo Vallejo, Pablo… Read More ›

7th Graders Create Model Towns of Reñaca

The task: Create a miniature version of Reñaca Town Center and explain how to find your way around town.  The idea is to give students the opportunity to practice their English in real life situations, and in this case the situation is giving directions. Students were very creative in the materials that they used to… Read More ›

Drama Club 2013!

Welcome to a new year of excitement in the theatrical arts! The Mackay School Drama Club has been created to enhance students’ abilities   when on stage, enabling them to perform in front of the most varied audiences. This year, students from Years 5, 6, 7, 8 and 12 have joined our Club and we… Read More ›