Parents & Friends Association

Father’s Day Breakfast on the College Green

Dear dads and male mentors,

This year we will once again celebrate Father’s Day by holding a special breakfast.

Bring along your daughter and/or son, and enjoy a morning of snags and socialising. For more details, please refer to the P&F invite below.


Father's Day Breakfast Flyer 2017































Have you returned your Entertainment Book?

2017 | 2018 Entertainment Books

Please finalise your order/payment online via the Entertainment Book website, or through the College Business Office as soon as possible.

Thank you for your continued support and cooperation.

 The SMC Parents and Friends provides a forum to:

  • engage in a spirit of cooperation with the life of the CollegeSMC Fair 2016
  • promote genuine fellowship between parents, staff and friends of the College
  • assist in the provision of the College’s facilities and teaching resources
  • actively partner and contribute to their child’s educational experiences

The Parents and Friends Association runs a variety of social and fundraising events and proceeds go directly to providing additional facilities for the students.

Be part of the Parents and Friends Association by attending meetings, providing assistance or being available for feedback. We look forward to your input.

Thank you,

Jo Messer

“If I could be of service in serving souls in any part of the world, I would gladly do all in my power.”

Nano Nagle

Spring Fair 2016

Sumo-Suit-actionParents and Friends members and volunteers worked tirelessly for months in the lead up to the 2016 Spring Fair. Despite some fierce weather, the P&F soldiered on and in the end the day was a huge success.

Click here to read the 2016 Spring Fair roundup

Read a post-Fair summary here





 2017 Committee members

  • Jo Messer (President)
  • Jo Edwards (Vice President)
  • Fil De Cesare (Treasurer)
  • Karen Cooper (Secretary)
  • Andrew Pinelli (General Member)
  • Simon Edwards (General Member)
  • Anet De Cesare (General Member)
  • Mandy O’Connell (General Member)
  • Tony O’Connell (General Member)

Contact the P&F

If you would like to contact the P&F please email or come along to our next meeting.

P&F Meeting Dates for 2017

Note: All Parents and Friends meetings will now be held on Tuesday Evenings commencing at 7.00pm, in the Student Resource Centre.

  • Wednesday 8 March (change to schedule-this time only)
  • Tuesday 9 May
  • Tuesday 6 June
  • Tuesday 8 August
  • Tuesday 5 September
  • Tuesday 7 November General Meeting and AGM

Minutes and Reports

Minutes 9 May 2017
Minutes 5 April 2017
Meeting Minutes November 16
Minutes 2016 15 June 2016
P&F Finance Report Three Year Plan


Contributions to the school





Grand Piano


Adrian Doyle Chapel (2nd Instalment)



PE Smart Boards


Principal’s Discretionary Fund



Water Polo Caps


Staff Well Being



Speaker for the Grade 11/12 Common Room



Sustainability Garden



Presentation Sisters Mission


SMC Sponsor Child



Total 2016:



Assistance with Presentation Sisters Mission in PNG



Carlo Fernandez Sponsor Child (from 2011-2015)



Adrian Doyle Chapel (1st Instalment)



SVC/SMC/GYC Rowing Club



Total 2015:



Equipment for SMC/SVC/GYC Rowing Sheds Amount $400 



Purchase of three interactive Whiteboards for Junior School



Total 2014:



SMC Sports Department (Knockout Cup)

Library, PE Department and Principal’s Discretionary Fund 

Playground redevelopment



Playground redevelopment

Library, PE Department and Principal’s Discretionary Fund

Women in science hanging wall prints, microscope and recycled plastic seating in College Green area 



Library, PE Department and Principal’s Discretionary Fund



SMC Sports Department

SMC reflection area below parapet

SMC-Cyber bullying effort

Library, PE Department and Principal’s Discretionary Fund



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