Melba Copland Secondary School

Melba Copland Secondary School (MCSS) is a dual campus secondary school situated in the West Belconnen region of Canberra, the capital of Australia. It is the only government school in the Canberra region providing secondary education for all students from years 7 to 12, and offering both the International Baccalaureate Middle Years program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP). MCSS provides a rich education for 21st century learners in a context of Excellence, Integrity and Harmony.

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Year 8 TAP Athlete

Posted on 09 Sep 2019

 MCSS year 8 TAP student Heli Laajoki has just returned form what has been an amazing winter ski season for her.

 She has finished the season with two Australian titles and the following results:

 NSW/ACT School events / results:

- NSW/ACT cross country interschools ski champs (skate technique), Division 3 (yr 7 and 8) - 1st

- Australian cross country interschools ski champs Div 3 (classic technique) - 1st

 Ski and snowboard Australia events:

- Australian junior champs U16 cross country sprint (classic technique) - 1st, U16 cross country distance (skate technique) - 5th

- Australian Open champs - classic sprint 6th, skate sprint 12th, classic distance 16th

Heli spends many hours every week training, both on and off snow and this year has seen her travel to Europe for intensive training. Heli is a valued TAP athlete as not only does she represent MCSS at National level in Snow sports, she also represents us locally in many school sport carnivals, including obtaining successful X-Country results this year.



Sydney Eisteddfod

Posted on 07 Aug 2019

On Sunday our Magellan Dancers travelled to Sydney and competed in the Sydney Eisteddfod against schools from across the country.

This was a great experience for our students and allowed them to compete against some of the best dancers in their age range from across Australia.



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