Has your child missed a vaccination for 2017?

Written by SMC Administrator. Posted in Featured News, News, Timeline

The Hobart City Council wishes to remind parents that students in Year 7 are only eligible to receive the human papillomavirus and diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccination at no cost by December 31, 2017. To vaccinate at a later date you will be required to pay for these immunisations.

If you would like your child to commence or catch up on missed dose you may attend one of the options listed below.

Also, for students between the ages of 15-19 years who have missed the meningococcal ACWY vaccination you may also catch up at the listed venues:

  • Attend a school-based immunisation catch-up session on November 1, 2017 between 3.00-4.30pm at the Elizabeth Street Conference Room, Town Hall, Macquarie Street, Hobart (free parking available). 
  • Attend monthly council vaccination sessions on November 8 or December 13, 2017 between 10.00am-12.00pm at the Elizabeth Street Conference Room, Town Hall, Macquarie Street, Hobart (free parking available). 
  • Attend another council vaccination session (see www.dhhs.tas.gov.au.au).
    Visit your family doctor for the vaccination (the vaccine will be free but the may charge a consultation fee).

For further information, please call Immunisations on telephone 6238 2715 or email immunisations@hobartcity.com.au

Celebrating outstanding talent in science

Written by SMC Administrator. Posted in Featured News, News, Timeline

St Mary’s College has come away with six awards in the Research Investigation section of the 2017 Tasmanian Science Talent Search.

Our Year 10s recorded some big wins in the intermediate division (which comprised 81 entries), with Eloise Deconinck awarded first place, Saakshi Dhakal, Spriha Paudel and Keeley Hine-Haycock equal second place, Chloe Cooper third place and Alana Bellette receiving a merit award.

As a result of their success, the Year 10 girls have been invited to enter their projects in the national BHP Billiton Science Awards.

From left, Olivia Graham, Bianca Hoggett and Lucy Wolfe (Year 8).

We also congratulate Olivia Graham, Lucy Wolfe and Bianca Hoggett (Year 8) who received a merit award for their joint entry in the junior secondary division of the competition.

The following students took home Encouragement Awards in the junior secondary division:

Meg Pinelli, Ellie Woodward and Samantha Tomes-Park (Year 7).

Zoe Brown and Emily Sheen (Year 7).

Isabella Cox and Emily Keane (Year 8).

The Tasmanian Science Talent Search (TSTS) is a competition open to all students from (Kinder to Year 12) in all Tasmanian schools and includes science inquiry (research investigation) and engineering categories.

TSTS is organised by the Science Teachers Association of Tasmania and supported by the Faculty of Science Engineering and Technology at the University of Tasmania.

 

The Fountain newsletter – 18 October 2017

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Chinese speech competition results

Written by SMC Administrator. Posted in Featured News, News, Timeline

Congratulations to the St Mary’s College students who recently participated in the annual CLTAT (Chinese Language Teachers Association of Tasmania) HanyuQiao Speech competition.

Twenty-nine Junior and Senior School students competed at the event, which was hosted by The Hutchins School, with students from a number of schools across the state also participating.

Our students are to be commended for their dedication and hard work in preparing for the competition. Those receiving awards are:

  • Paige McKenzie – Equal First Place (Year 1-4)
  • Holly Richardson – Equal Third Place (Year 1-4)
  • Venus Wani – Highly Commended (Year 5-6)
  • Bridie Lawler – Highly Commended (Year 7)
  • Molly Topham – Highly Commended (Year 7)
  • Isabella Cox – Third Place (Year 8)
  • Gabriella Colavecchio – Third Place (Year 9)
  • Olivia Bellchambers – Highly Commended (Year 10/TASC 2).

 

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