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Flippa Ball have-a-go session

Come try Flippa Ball! Students in Year 3 - 6 are encouraged to have-a-go on Sunday 24 February from 6.00pm - 8.00pm at Clarence Aquatic Centre. Flipper Ball games run from 1 March to 7 April 2019. Send a message to our HPE staff or stmarys@smc.tas.edu.au for more information.
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Junior School Swimming Carnival results to come

Junior School Swimming Carnival results to come

Last week Year 3 – 6 headed off to Clarence Aquatic Centre for the Junior School Swimming Carnival. It was a great chance for students to challenge themselves and cheer on their peers. You can see some actions shots from the day here. Make sure you read the next edition of The Fountain to find out which house will take home the cup!
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Sunny weather a welcome change for triathalon

Sunny weather a welcome change for triathalon

Students headed to Bellerive Beach last Thursday for the Schools Triathlon Challenge where they ran, cycled and swam with determination. Although it was very hot, the girls showed amazing grit throughout the day. There were also girls who competed in both the individual and team race, with some even undertaking two legs each. The Triathlon gives students the chance to challenge themselves – regardless of their fitness level, and rather...
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Franklin Regatta wrap-up

Franklin Regatta wrap-up

On Saturday the SMC rowers traveled to Franklin to compete in the Southern Junior Sculling Regatta. The girls competed in single sculls, double sculls and quad sculls. This is a great practice regatta to prepare for the season. The sun was out, and for most of the morning the wind was calm – which made for perfect rowing conditions. There were some great successes on the water. Thank you to...
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Student combats weighty issue

Student's invention takes weight of kids' shoulders. With the new school year now back in full swing, St Mary’s College students could soon be carrying a lighter load thanks to the invention of a Year 11 student whose device ensures backpacks’ weight meet safety guidelines. Lucy Eade said seeing students struggle with heavy backpacks inspired her to create ‘I’ve got you’re your back: Safety Backpack’ for an independent Science Engineering...
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Term 1 Sporting Options in the Junior School

Please follow the link for details.
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Year 3-6 Swim Carnival

Please follow the links for detailed information and the program of events.
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Open Day March 28

St Mary's College warmly welcomes all prospective students to our Open Day on Thursday 28 March 2019. Tours will depart regularly from our Brisbane Street entrance between 9.30am - 12.30pm.  
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Bring Your Own Device for Senior School

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