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Secondary Teacher (Outdoor Education, Health and Physical Education and HaSS)

Ongoing position 1.0 FTE  Commencing 28 January 2020 Closing date: 27 October 2019 The College is seeking an outstanding Health and Physical Education, Outdoor Education and HaSS teacher to join its committed teaching staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing and implementing a full educational teaching plan according to the College’s requirements. The ideal candidate will need to show a passion for teaching with a proven ability to...
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Communications Officer

Limited tenure position (Parental leave replacement) 1.0 FTE         30 October 2019 – 14 August 2020 Closing date: 20 October 2019 The College is seeking an enthusiastic and creative communicator with an eye for detail to join our Community Relations team. The successful applicant will be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently to engage our College community. This person will coordinate communications in a manner...
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Secondary Teacher (English and HaSS)

Limited tenure (Parental leave replacement) 0.57 FTE 28 January 2020 – 9 April 2020 Closing date: 27 October 2019 The College is seeking an outstanding and experienced maths and science teacher to join its committed teaching staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing and implementing a full educational teaching plan according to the College’s requirements. The ideal candidate will need to show a passion for teaching with a...
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Students win big at Science Awards

Congratulations to our students who participated in the Science and Engineering Investigation Awards, held at the University of Tasmania. Thirty-five of our students in Years 6-11 attended the Awards Presentation on Wednesday 18 September, winning 20 prizes. The details are below.  This is a remarkable achievement on the part of all of the students.  Their investigations were varied, meaningful and of an excellent standard.  These outstanding results reflect the hard...
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Vinnies Quiz Night

On Friday 20 September the school community gathered at our inter-school quiz night, raising funds for St Vincent de Paul. Thank you to our generous donors: Your Success Coach (Linda Manaena) Flora Gondwana Mana Yoga and Pilates Studio Yellow Bernard Tasmanian Meat Wholesalers Whimsy Florist Hill Street John Jarvela Photographer Straight Up State Cinema Woolworths CBD Woolworths Campbell Street Midford Uniform Shop Gamut Printing Bellamac Endota Spa Zone 3 Vmac...
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Scholarship scoop ‘out of this world’

Saakshi Dhakal credits St Mary’s College’s sense of community after receiving four scholarships to Australian National University (ANU). The Year 12 student said she chose to continue at the College for her final years of Senior School because ‘St Mary’s is like a second home’. 'From all the events I’ve been involved in – from debating to rowing – the community aspect has played a vital part in my school-life....
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College in full bloom

The sandstone façade of St Mary’s College’s Convent building has been bathed in yellow by a digital projection to mark Cancer Council Tasmania’s Daffodil Day. This projection, which displays daffodils swaying across the building, is the second artwork since the introduction of the technology late last year. Cancer Council Tasmanian CEO Penny Egan paid tribute to the students of St Mary’s College for their contribution on Daffodil Day. “It’s wonderful...
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On Country – an all-women’s Aboriginal experience

Our First Nations peoples have lived and thrived on the land of Australia for thousands of generations, passing down traditional practices, words, knowledge and culture for tens of thousands of years. With the colonisation of Australia, some of this knowledge and skill has been lost to time, but some has survived to the present day, where our Aboriginal people continue on the sacred traditions as a way to connect with...
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P&F Father’s Day Breakfast

We'll see you at 7.30am on Wednesday 28 August for the P&F's Father's Day Breakfast and the drawing of the Trailer Raffle.
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Students go Heywire for storytelling

Senior School students got a look-in to life as a journalist and learnt a little more about regional storytelling with a visit from Landline journalist Margot Kelly. We’re looking forward to reading, watching and listening to students’ stories as they get ready to submit them to ABC’s Heywire competition. 
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Term 4 Junior Sporting Options

Please follow the link for information.
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Qkr! mobile phone payment app

St Mary’s College has a smartphone payment app that will make paying for school fees and canteen items easier than ever before. It’s called Qkr! (pronounced ‘quicker’) by MasterCard. View the video explaining how Qkr! works and how to install it here. For further information on how to install Qkr! view the pdf instructions or follow the individual steps below. How to install the SMC Qkr payment app Or you can...
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P&F Father’s Day Trailer Raffle

The P&F's major fundraiser for the year will be the Trailer Raffle, drawn at the Father's Day Breakfast (Wednesday 28 August).  Students are asked to bring a donation of a non-perishable grocery items. To ensure a broad range of grocery items, we ask that donations are made according to the guide below: Kinder - Year 1 Bathroom Shampoo , conditioner,  soap, toothpaste,  deodorant, wipes, toilet paper, paper towel etc. Year...
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Plastic Free July: Wrap Up

There has been a lot of wide-spread debate over single-use plastics for a while. Now that Plastic Free July is over, it could be the perfect opportunity to continue reducing your use of single-use plastics. Plastic Free July is an initiative that began in 2011 Western Australia, with the aim of encouraging people to ditch plastics in hopes of 'seeing a world free from plastic waste'. Throughout the years, millions...
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College Rowing returns this Term!

This term, the College Rowing team will begin training again. If you’d to know more, please see the flyer below, or email the College’s Rowing Coordinator, Elizabeth Carter, at ecarter@smc.tas.edu.au.  
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$20 Boss wrap-up

On the Thursday the 20 of June, the Year 9 Business Studies class ran six different businesses in small groups as part of the $20 Boss Program. We sold hot chips, pancakes, cake, sausages, a zorb ball experience and smoothies. These businesses raised money towards Rare Cancers Australia, making a total of $573.45 between them to go towards the research into rare cancers. The $20 Boss Program aims to teach...
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Coaches’ reports – Field Hockey and Soccer

Quarter Field Hockey, Blue Coach: Alistair Williams The team has come a long way in such a short season. Everyone is trying super hard and having lots of fun. Those who are new to hockey have made some major strides and have contributed to the team. I’m not sure what they will miss more at the end of the season – the hockey or the lolly snakes at the end...
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Spotlight on Sport – Netball

Term 2 rosters are now well and truly underway with a range of sports taking place virtually every afternoon of the week. This year we have 16 teams participating in five different sports and it’s great to see all the girls having a go regardless of their ability or prior experience. At St Mary’s we encourage all of our students to try something new, whether this is a sport, cultural...
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