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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 ›

Book Day at Mackay


On April 20th, students at Mackay were treated to a special assembly focused on the value of books and the important role that reading can have on our lives. After students arrived to the gymnasium, Department of English Head Alfredo Calderón spoke to them about how influential Shakespeare has been in shaping our modern language. He then… 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 ›

Joaquín Oporto competes amongst top in the country at ESU Writing event


Mackay Third Medio student Joaquín Oporto recently attended the finals of the English Speaking Union Chile’s writing competition.  He was there with ten other students representing schools from all over the country.  In September, students had to complete an additional impromptu writing task. The students enjoyed a cocktail and closing ceremony in the beautiful gardens… Read More ›

ESU Writing Competition


ATTENTION STUDENTS! If you are interested in participating in the English Speaking Union Writing Competition, please talk to your English teachers!  The contest consists of writing an argumentative essay (500 – 800 words) on one of the listed topics (see attachment).  DUE DATE FOR ESSAYS IS AUGUST 2ND!!  Rules for ESU Writing Competition 2013F PLEASE… Read More ›

Creative Writing Contest and Naval Ship Tour


Saint Peter’s School took the role of carrying out this year’s ABSCH Writing Competition at Club Español de Recreo.  Apart from the writing competition, there was a lovely lunch, a workshop for teachers and a short afternoon tour of a naval ship in Valparaiso. This year students were asked to write a short story based… Read More ›

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