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Things To Do in the Summer Holidays
By Sanjana Ramachandran, Year 12   Yay! It’s time to jump and scream because SUMMER IS HERE! Everybody in Australia is getting ready for Christmas (More)
Christmas Around the World
By Molly Haymen and Alessia Anderson, Year 8 Have you ever wondered how other cultures spend their Christmas? Read on to find out! Fiji   &nbs (More)
Christmas in Paganism
By Ella Angell, Year 8 There are so many different celebrations around the world, but one of my favourite is Christmas. Since Christmas is my favourite celebration I thought every religion would celebrate their own version of it. However, not so l (More)
Christmas Over the Last 100 Years
By Ariyana Hossain, Year 12     Did you know that although Christmas commemorates the birth of Jesus, the actual celebration of Christmas didn’t begin until the 3rd century AD? This was when Roman church officials decreed December (More)
Why Red and Green for Christmas?
Why are the Christmas colours RED and GREEN? GREEN Evergreen plants like Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe have been used for thousands of years to decorate and brighten up buildings during the long dark winter. They also reminded people that spring would c (More)
Unsolved Mysteries: Australian Edition
By Ariyana Hossain, year 11 In honour of the Mary Word’s Halloween Edition for 2017 and the season three premiere of Buzzfeed Unsolved, here is a list of some of Australia’s most perplexing unsolved mysteries. Old Melbourne Gaol More)
History of the Jack O' Lantern
By Lecquia Chang, Year 11 Do these look familiar?   Yes, it’s the classic Halloween ornament- the Jack O’ Lantern. Every October, pumpki (More)
5 Most Chilling Murder Mysteries
The world is a truly TERRIFYING place-seriously, even writing this article gave me the shivers. So, in the spirit of all thinks spooky and scary, here are the 5 creepiest and freakiest murder cases EVER that are 100% guaranteed to give you nightma (More)
The River
By Nicola Rakuljic, Year 9 Are ghosts real? Are there truly souls trapped to this world after they die? Can the people still alive on this earth communicate with these spirits? Well, no not really. Science proves that ghosts can’t be real. Righ (More)
The Mary Word Newspaper
What is the Mary Word? The Mary Word is a student-run online newspaper that anyone can be a part of! We meet every week to discuss ideas, put into implementation within the next issue. It is a great way to cultivate writing skills or a passion that (More)
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