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Bring Your Own Device for Senior School

BYOD Senior School enrollment sessions are happening on Wednesday 23 January 2019. Sessions start from 9.00am and run for approximately 40 minutes. Click here to book an enrollment session. More information about the BYOD program can be found in the file below. 
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2019 BYO iPad Program for Years 3-6

Please follow the link for further details.  
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Sustainability Fair tackles growing waste issue

St Mary’s College will be celebrating our beautiful earth on Thursday 6 December when we hold our biennial Sustainability Fair. Students from Kinder to Year 9 will participate in workshops, specially designed around educating students on the environmental issues facing our planet, and how small changes can make a difference. The fair is organised by the College's Footprint Project, a student-led group, and will focus on everyday changes students can...
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2019 ‘Back to School Toolkit’

2019 ‘Back to School Toolkit’

  Get organised for the new school year!  It's happening fast! The 2019 school year is almost upon us, which means it's time to start thinking about book lists, uniform needs and the like.  All the information you need to get you ready for next year can be found by following the links below.  Please be sure to carefully read through the documents provided, as each contains important details that...
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Contemporary art lights up historic College

Contemporary art lights up historic College

Five Year 11 students have collaborated with renowned Tasmanian artist Cary Littleford to create a digital artwork that will be projected onto the College’s façade for the next two weeks as the final event celebrating the College’s 150th anniversary year. The instalment will coincide with the launch of the College’s Senior Art Show, which Mr Littleford is opening, and will be projected onto the Convent building from 8.30pm until midnight...
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Imogen Barry-Murphy awarded Bond University scholarship

Imogen Barry-Murphy awarded Bond University scholarship

Exciting news for one of our Year 12 students! Imogen Barry-Murphy has been successful in gaining an Excellence Scholarship at Bond University​ in Queensland for 2019. This scholarship is awarded to students who showcase exceptional academic ability, demonstrated leadership skills, extensive community and extra-curricular involvement and personal character. Congratulations, Imogen - the world is your oyster.
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Inclement weather – event changes

Significant, heavy rainfall has been forecast over the next three days, with 30-50mm of rain and winds between 35-50 km/h predicted this Friday. The Junior and Senior Schools Triathlon Challenge has been postponed, after consultation with the BOM, Tasmania Police and SES. Changes have been made to the Year 9 Outdoor Education Camp - parents and carers, please check your emails for more details regarding these changes.
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College Alumni enjoy reunion atmosphere at annual AGM

College Alumni enjoy reunion atmosphere at annual AGM

The stormy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of our effervescent alumni as they were out in full force on Saturday 3 November for their annual mass, reunion and AGM. Bubbles were flowing as the group recapped the year’s success, shared stories and rang the school bell in honour of our 150th anniversary. The event also provided the opportunity to thank and farewell the committee’s co-presidents, Brigitte Gralak and Brigid Shea,...
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Marching for girls’ education

Marching for girls’ education

On Saturday 3 November the College’s Justice Action Network rallied together again to make a change. This time it was to raise awareness for equal and fair access for all girls to education. Students marched from Franklin Square to Parliament Lawns holding banners. Once arriving at Parliament Lawns, we joined with students from Mackillop College, The Friends’ School and Sacred Heart College to share songs, poems and speeches about the...
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EXC: Kinder Wallabies and Year 6 Banksia 27.11.18

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Students hit the ground running at All Schools Track and Field

Students hit the ground running at All Schools Track and Field

The 2018 Tasmanian All Schools Track and Field event went off with a bang on 27-28 October, with a number of St Mary’s College students competing and recording some superb individual performances on the day. In a major coup for the College, Liana Kenna and Claudia Williams (Year 10) both earned selection in the 2018 Australian All Schools Track and Field Championships to be held in Cairns from December 7-9....
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Year 5 Waratah gets behind oral recycling program

Year 5 Waratah gets behind oral recycling program

Hobart Family Dental is a family owned dental business that provides for people of all ages. They have recently started a new ‘Oral Recycling’ program that provides Hobart with an opportunity to recycle dental products such as toothbrushes, floss containers, toothpaste tubes and caps and other packaging. Schools all around Hobart have been asked to participate in this program, and St Mary’s have wholeheartedly taken up the request. In the...
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EXC: Kindergarten to Bellerive Park 21.11.18

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Change to Redline Bus timetable

Change to Redline Bus timetable

Please note...  The Redline schoolbus that normally leaves Hobart for Sorell/Dodges Ferry at 3.30pm will now depart at 3.25pm sharp for the remainder of the year, effective as of Tuesday 13 November. To keep up-to-date with specific bus routes, we recommend that you view the Redline Coaches website at the following link: http://www.redlinecoaches.com.au/index.php/student-services/
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iPad Information Session 19.11.18

For parents of girls entering Year 3 in 2019. Please follow the link for further information.  
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Remembrance Day – students honour the spirit of our fallen soldiers

The College's Junior School students celebrated Remembrance Day (November 11) this morning with a Liturgy in the Cathedral led by Year 6 Banksia. To commemorate the occasion, each class created a poppy wreath as a symbol of remembrance for all Australians who have died as a result of war.  Universally known as the 'flower of remembrance', poppies were among the first plants that came from the battlefields of northern France...
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Junior School students rise to the top in ICAS English Competition

Junior School students rise to the top in ICAS English Competition

A few months ago, we reported that a number of our Junior School students enjoyed success in the ICAS (International Competitions and Assessments for School) English competition. Two of those students, Sasha Bennett (Year 3) and Grace Marshall (Year 5), not only achieved results in the top one per cent of Australia, but they also gained the top score in Tasmania in their respective year levels. The girls competed against...
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