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SATIS Athletics Carnival

SATIS Athletics Carnival

On Saturday 18 October our best athletes competed in the State Independent Schools Athletics Carnival at the Domain Athletics Centre. Whilst we did not win any shields, we did brilliantly to win the Under 14 pennant (age group for girls) and placed 3rd behind only northern schools for the shield categories in which we compete (junior girls, senior girls and aggregate – overall points). This is an outstanding result and all of...
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Science Winners

Science Winners

Congratulations to the following St Mary's College students who received awards at the recent Tasmanian Science Talent Search, Science Investigations Competition: Year 7 /8 Highly Commended: Lily Holloway & Bridget Haydon Lucy Clapham Olivia Eade Chloe Fox, Bella Gorringe & Ella Patterson   Year 9/10 2nd prize: Hannah Sutton - who was also selected as a state finalist in the BHP Billiton Awards Highly Commended: Abbey Murphy Lauren Gilmour Lucy Cooper...
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SMC Art Exhibition

SMC Art Exhibition

The St Mary's College Student Art Exhibition will open to the College community on Tuesday 11 November, at 6.00pm in St Peter's Hall on Harrington St. Running until Friday 14 November, the exhibition is a celebration of artworks by St Mary's Visual Art students from Years 9-12. Be sure to come along and see the array of talent on display.
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Socktober Fundraiser

Socktober Fundraiser

St Mary's Junior School students are asked to sock it to poverty in Jamaica this World Mission Month, by participting in Crazy Sock Day and Juice For Jamaica on Friday 31 October. Bring along a gold coin to wear your crazy socks and a dollar to juice it up!
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Year 6 Canberra Trip

Year 6 Canberra Trip

As part of our Year 6 Educational program we study the qualities of leadership and the importance of democracy. On Monday 22 September our Year 6 students travelled to Canberra. Most students from our Year 6 classes undertook the educational tour of the National Capital, while on this tour they participated in a variety of programs focused on Australia’s history, culture, heritage and democracy. The Australian Government recognises the importance...
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Italian Trip

Italian Trip

This year 16 St Mary's girls participated in a two week trip to Italy accompanied by Ms Paola Keller, Mrs Gianna Staples and Mrs June Williams. Beginning in Rome and challenged by jet lag and the heat, the girls did not take long to immerse themselves in the cultural experience. A visit to the Roman Forum, the Colosseum and then to the early Christian catacombs gave us a feel of what life...
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Vinnie’s Quiz Night Success

Vinnie’s Quiz Night Success

On Friday 17 October the Senior SMC Vinnie's Group held their annual quiz night. Approximately $1,700 was raised for the Hobart Vinnie's Youth Group, which will go towards running camps for disadvantaged children, social days with asylum seekers and providing assistance for the homeless in our community.   A massive thank you to everyone who helped organise this night and to everyone who came along and made the quiz a success....
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Japan Trip

Japan Trip

Plans for next year’s school trip to Japan in September/October 2015 are now underway! Mrs Macleod and Mr Del Pio would like to invite all interested students (who will be in Year 9 onwards) and parents to attend an information evening on Monday evening, October 27 at 5.45pm in Room S108 on the parapet. Whether or not you have submitted an expression of interest, please come along to find out...
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Parents & Friends’ AGM

Please come along to the St Mary's College Parents and Friends Association Annual General Meeting on October 20 at 6.00pm in the St Mary's College Student Resource Centre. Executive role positions are vacated for the role of President and Vice President as well as general members, so please take the opportunity to join the committee and have your say. Nomination forms are available here:
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Past Scholars’ AGM & Reunion 2014

Past Scholars’ AGM & Reunion 2014

St Mary’s College Past Scholars’ Association Annual ReunionSaturday 8 November 2014 12.00pm Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral - 1.00pm AGM and afternoon tea in the College’s Student Resource Centre. Past Scholars are invited to join us for the Mass, AGM and afternoon tea with the opportunity to view the new Heritage Centre. RSVP to the College by Wednesday, 22 October, 2014. AGM RSVP/Membership Form
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Community Service Announcement

Request for Sacraments 2014/15 Reconciliation, Confirmation and First Eucharist for children of families belonging to the St Mary's Cathedral Parish. Please note it is customary for the Sacraments to be celebrated in the parish in which the family resides – not according to which school your child attends. The Sacramental Programme within the Archdiocese is parish based, family centred and school supported. View the link below for more information. Exchange...
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SSATIS Success on the Track

SSATIS Success on the Track

St Mary's College Senior girls enjoyed a very successful day at the SSATIS Athletics Carnival on September 24 in Hobart at the Domain Athletics Carnival. The following outstanding individual results ensured St Mary's won the Under 13 and 14 pennants (age group for girls) along with the Junior shield (year 7 & 8) and the Aggregate shield (overall highest points Girls from Year 7 – Open). This is an outstanding effort...
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P&F Trailer Raffle

P&F Trailer Raffle

It’s that time of year again – time for the annual SMC Parents and Friends’ Association Trailer Raffle Fundraiser!There are a great range of prizes to win – 22 in all, including the major first prize of a new trailer filled with grocery items, valued at $3,000.Tickets for the raffle have been sent home with the youngest in each SMC family via their class/Homeroom teacher on Tuesday 23 September with...
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Science Success at SMC

Science Success at SMC

Tasmanian Science Talent Search Congratulations to Livinia Sproule who achieved 1st prize in the state-wide poster competition and Ella Berresford who gained 3rd prize. UTas Science Investigation Awards On Thursday 9 September, 150 St Mary's College senior students attended the Utas Science Investigation awards, together with pupils from schools in the south of the State. They presented displays of their Science Inquiry projects which they have been working on throughout Term 3. At the...
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Italian Long Lunch

Italian Long Lunch

On Sunday 21 September, St Mary’s College hosted an Italian Long Lunch fundraiser in St Peter’s Hall. Coordinated by Homeroom 11/12B and Mr Ivano Del Pio, the event was a huge success, with every last ticket selling out. Students, staff, family and friends of the College enjoyed a delicious three course menu of Italian food, homemade with love. Patrons also enjoyed musical entertainment by Vittorio Ferri and meeting special guest...
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1st Grade State Final Success

1st Grade State Final Success

On Friday 19 September St Mary's hosted the State finals for Netball and Basketball 1st Grade Teams. In front of a vocal and large St Mary's crowd our Netball girls were first to take the court. They came up against a very talented Scotch Oakburn team but showed that they deserved to be representing their school by playing a very hard fought contested game. Scotch Oakburn were eventual winners by...
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Netball Success

Netball Success

On September 9 the St Mary’s College 1st Grade Netball Team played in the Southern SATIS Grand Final against Guilford Young College.It was a hard-fought match with St Mary’s overcoming the odds to beat the previously-unbeaten GYC team. GYC certainly made St Mary’s work for their victory by playing solid netball at both ends of the court. But St Mary’s had an answer for everything GYC could throw at them,...
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Footy Colours Day

Footy Colours Day

On Thursday 22 September, the Junior School held a Footy Colours Day and Parliament activity afternoon.Celebrations included a parade and demonstration in the morning for all Prep – Year 6 students, where they proudly wore their team’s colours and got into the spirit of the day.In the afternoon, as part of the Year 6 SMC Parliament program, Year 6 students ran activities with the classes as part of the Move Well...
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Music Gala Evening

Music Gala Evening

On Wednesday 17 September the College held a Music Gala Evening at the UTAS Stanley Burbury Theatre. Students, staff, parents and friends of the College enjoyed brilliant performances from the various talented musical groups, including the Concert Band, Jazz Band, Senior and Primary Choir, Choral Group, String Ensemble and various soloists. The Choral Group was a crowd favourite as well as the final performance of ‘Happy’ which all the choirs...
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Science and Sustainability Fair

Science and Sustainability Fair

On Tuesday 9 September, the College held its inaugural Science and Sustainability Fair to coincide with National Kids Teaching Kids Week. The fair showcased our students’ work in the Women in Science Centre and also the initiatives of the Footprint Sustainability program. Girls from Year 7 to 10 conducted individual and group Science Inquiry investigations during Term 3 and displayed their work for junior and senior classes, visiting guests and...
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