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Open Day

Open Day on Thursday 2 April has been postponed to support social distance measures and in the interest of the health and safety of our community.  For enrolment enquiries please contact Fiona Medwin, Enrolment Officer via (03) 6108 2560 or enrol@smc.tas.edu.au.
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Rowing Cocktail Party and Silent Auction Fundraiser

Rowing Cocktail Party and Silent Auction Fundraiser

Current and past supporters of the SMC/SVC/GYC Rowing Club are warmly invited to attend the club's third annual cocktail party, which will be held on Saturday 7 March from 7.30pm at the New Town Bay Rowing Centre.  It's set to be a fantastic night out that will include entertainment, delicious canapes and a silent auction fundraiser, with some exciting prizes up for grabs.  Tickets are $35 per person (which includes a...
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Rowers take on Regatta challenge

Rowers take on Regatta challenge

Well done to all rowers who bravely took on the cool waters of the Franklin while competing in the recent Southern Schools Regatta (15–16 February).  All rowers put on a strong team performance and should be commended for their efforts during the two-day event.  Congratulations to our students who came second in the Open Eight and Under 16 Eight — these are fantastic results! 
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Junior swimmers make a splash

Junior swimmers make a splash

Congratulations to all Year 3–6 students who participated in the Junior School Swimming Carnival at the Clarence YMCA Aquatic Centre on Thursday 13 February.                                     There was a great deal of colour, camaraderie and House spirit on display as students cheered each other on from the sidelines and chanted their House anthems with...
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Catholic Education Commission Tasmania Recognition Awards 

The College wishes to congratulate the following staff members for their outstanding contribution to Catholic education in Tasmania.  Jenny Noble, Extension Program Teacher (Junior School) – Outstanding Service as an Employee within Catholic Education Deearne Spaulding, Learning Support Coordinator (Senior School) and Year 11–12 English Applied Teacher – Outstanding Service as an Employee within Catholic Education Jenny and Deearne will both be formally acknowledged and presented with their awards at a...
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Announcement of 2020 student leadership

We are delighted to share our St Mary's College Prefects for 2020.  The group will be led by Head Prefect, Amy Prokopiec and Deputy Head Prefects, Lucy Eade and Hannah O’Connell.                       Congratulations to our Prefects for 2020: Amy Prokopiec – Head Prefect) Hannah O’Connell (Deputy) – Senior School Lucy Eade (Deputy) – Communications Ruby Banks – Nagle House Gabriella Colavecchio...
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Senior and Junior School photos reminder

We wish to remind families it is Senior School photo day this coming Tuesday 18 February and Junior School (Prep - Year 6) photo day this coming Wednesday 19 February. Photos are only available online this year.   To order your school photos for both individual children and families, please log on to www.leadingimage.com.au and access St Mary’s College with our school access key V6YU847G. Packages are available to order with...
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Reimbursement option for Chinese Made Easy for Kids

Due to indefinite shipping delays from China, Chinese Made Easy for Kids cannot be supplied from Office Max Winc. We apologise for any inconvenience. Staff have discussed the impact to families and have decided to remove it from the required textbooks for 2020 for Year 7 and Year 8 students. In light of this, we would like to offer to buy back Chinese Made Easy for Kids with a valid...
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Advice to parents: novel coronavirus

We hold the safety of students and staff with the utmost importance and would like to provide you with additional details about novel coronavirus. For information about the novel coronavirus provided by the Australian Government Department of Health, please read here. While we do not wish to disrupt families or cause unnecessary alarm, the College will adopt a similar approach to many other schools who may have students who have visited the affected...
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Junior School Swimming Carnival preparations

Junior School Swimming Carnival preparations

Our annual Junior School Swimming Carnival will be held on Thursday 13 February (Week 2) at the Clarence YMCA Aquatic Centre, commencing at 9.30am.  It is expected that all students participate in the carnival. If your child cannot participate for any reason, please contact their class teacher.  We encourage parents to discuss with their daughter/s the events she will enter. As the College uses the full 50m pool for the 50m events, only those students...
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Term 1 sport registrations now open

Term 1 sport registrations now open

Would you like to play sport with St Mary's College?  As a member of the Southern Sport Association of Tasmania Independent Schools (SSATIS), St Mary's offers a range of after-school sports for all students in Year 1–12.  Junior School  In the Junior School, the sports available this term are soccer, tennis and flippa ball. All the relevant information for each sport and the days they are played can be found...
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Jane Sutcliffe joins SMC Counselling team

Welcome to the 2020 school year. St Mary's College is excited to introduce and warmly welcome our new Year 7–12 Counsellor, Jane Sutcliffe, pictured, who will be working on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Jane comes to us with a Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours and a Master of (Clinical) Psychology, University of Tasmania. Role of the School Counsellor at SMC There are many new families to St Mary's College...
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Year 10 Meningococcal Immunisation Letter

Year 10 Meningococcal Immunisation Letter
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Advice to parents: Novel coronavirus

We hold the safety of students and staff with the utmost importance and following advice from Catholic Education Tasmania, we would like to provide you with further information about Novel coronavirus. For detailed information about the Novel coronavirus provided by the Australian Government Department of Health, please read here. While we do not wish to disrupt families or cause unnecessary alarm, the College will adopt a similar approach to many...
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Families welcome event, 19 February

Save the date for a social evening to warmly welcome new families to the St Mary’s College community on Wednesday 19 February on the College Green. This event is a wonderful opportunity for new and existing families of the College to meet and mingle with one another and make some new friends. Please refer to the below invitation for more information and RSVP details. We look forward to seeing you...
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2020 Back to School Order delivery delays

As we start the new school year, we wish to inform parents/carers there have been some unexpected delays to the 2020 Back to School Order deliveries. We have been informed by our supplier some families will experience delays with receiving their orders. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause to your back to school preparations. Please know we are doing everything possible to remedy this and to ensure families...
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Winner of ABC Heywire Story Writing Competition

'We had another chance in another country — after my family had fallen to pieces'. Joly Karabite (Year 12) has shared her moving story on how she came to call Tasmania home and was named as one of the winners of the ABC Heywire Story Writing Competition. Joly will travel to Canberra as part of her prize and work with other students from around Australia in February. We congratulate Joly...
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Get ready for back to school

Get ready for the new school year with the 2020 Back to School Toolkit, which includes book lists, uniform, fee information and more here. Additionally, there’s still time to sign up for the Senior School BYOD Enrolment sessions this week. The St Mary’s College ICT team are running the BYOD Enrolment sessions for Senior School students on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 January at 9am, 10am, 11am and 12pm. Help...
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St Mary’s College students make the top 100

Congratulations to Year 12 graduates Eloise Clark, Chloe Cooper, Eloise Deconinck and Saakshi Dhakal who achieved a Tertiary Entrance Score in the top 100 in Tasmania. We are very proud of our students who completed their Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) and these young women have achieved exceptional results. We wish all our graduates every success in their future endeavours and a well-deserved break over the Christmas holiday period.
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Order in the Supreme Court

During Term 4, Year 9 students studying Law and Politics have been learning about the justice system, including the role of the courts. In this unit, they have discussed a range of justice issues in the Australian court system and investigated their own choice of court case, judging whether the justice system has upheld the rule of law principles. On Monday 25 November, they were lucky enough to attend a...
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