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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

Buin Zoo: a traditional outing for 6th graders


  On Wednesday 4th October sixth graders had the round up activity regarding the unit worked on during the English lessons “How does helping others help us all?” The students were able to see in flesh how a symbiotic relationship between animals worked.   During these last weeks students had been working on a project… 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 ›

8th and 9th graders excel at first ever Scholar´s Cup in Latin America


  With very little notice and virtually no idea of what to expect, teams from several bilingual schools formed their teams and arrived ready and motivated to compete in the the first ever Scholar´s Cup competition in Latin America at the Grange School in Santiago on Thursday November 14th. The Scholar´s Cup is organized and… Read More ›

Mackay Debate Team takes 4th place in UNAB tournament. Sir Carey named best captain.


The 6th annual UNAB tournament came to a close last weekend in Las Condes with all kinds of thrills and emotions. The Mackay team squared off against Lincoln Academy, and the motion was THB government policies have influenced Mapuche violence.  Mackay students presented an excellent case, providing examples of historical land use policies that have caused anger… 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 ›

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