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ABSCH Debate at The Grange School


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 ›

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 ›

Mackay students making their presence known at 2014 ESU Public Speaking


Mackay Fourth medio student Joaquin Oporto and Third medio student David Flint left an impression on the audience in this year´s English Speaking Union Chile Public Speaking Competition.  This year´s theme was taken directly from Albert Einstein´s famous quote Imagination is more important than knowledge. Oporto´s speech about divergent thinking as a true testament or measure of human… Read More ›

Mackay will celebrate British Week in style!


The days leading into Easter Long Weekend this year will be filled with all kinds of awesome events and activities here at The Mackay School.  British week is coming!  And the English Department is not holding back one bit!  On Tuesday April 15th, they are going to kick it all off with a really cool opening ceremony… Read More ›

ESU Public Speaking event 2014


(Group shot taken at the 2013 event held last April.  Can you spot the Mackayinos?!) To be human is to discuss…   **RECENTLY CHANGED!!  THE NEW THEME IS: ‘Imagination is More Important than Knowledge‘  … will be the theme for next year´s English Speaking Union Public Speaking event, and how students approach such a general statement will… Read More ›

Third medio students in ABS Debate


Mackay third medio students Joaquin Rodriguez, Bryan Delgado and Alberto Garcia participated in the Association of British Schools Debate Event, which was hosted by St. Paul´s school and held at Club Español de Reñaca last Friday. The event gave students an excellent opportunity to practice their critical thinking and public speaking skills as it was… Read More ›

Second UNAB Debate


Mackay students Mingi Park, Kei Sone and Rodrigo Yañez all spoke in the second debate of the UNAB English Debate competition on Saturday May 18th.  Mackay School Debate Team member Sebastain Barriga was also present at the event supporting his team. The motion for the debate was “This house believes that private schools should give… Read More ›

Mackay Students Represent at ESU Public Speaking


gandhi and his pacific resistancefinal-1 When Education Is Based In A Wrong Idea Speech They say that in the United States the second greatest fear (second only to death itself) is public speaking.  And on Thursday April 18th at Universidad de Los Andes Mackay III Medio students Sebastián Barriga and Rodrigo Jeria showed their true courage… Read More ›

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