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Important ATAR Information for Year 11, 2015 & Beyond

ATARs (Australian Tertiary Admissions Ranks) are used in admissions to universities in Australia. Information about ATAR including scaling and related issues is available at http://www.tqa.tas.gov.au/1549 and http://www.tqa.tas.gov.au/0472 The Academic Senate of the University of Tasmania has decided that from 2016 onwards, to be eligible for the calculation of an ATAR (and to qualify for entrance to Universities across Australia), students will have to have met the standards for the award...
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Community Service Announcement 5.10.14

Sustainable Living Festival When: November 8-9, 10.00am - 4.00pm Where: Princes Wharf 1 Hobart Cost: $5 (includes free SLT membership) entry free for kids and SLT members What: Festival events include Circus skills workshops and kids hub, expert sustainable living information and advice, delicious cooking demos using local produce, Saturday night Festival Party 6.00pm-9.oopm, informative talks and workshops, live performances and art installations & sustainability film series with BOFA More...
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Socktober

Socktober

St Mary's Junior School students attempted 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. Socks of all colours and patterns could be seen around the College and some weren't even on students' feet! There was also a Juice for Jamaica stall run by the Year 6 Fundraising Ministers during lunch to raise funds...
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School of St Jude Visit

School of St Jude Visit

On November 3, the College had a visit from Felix, a Masai Warrior, to raise awareness about the School of St Jude in Arusha, Tanzania. It was a great way to see faith and mission in action. The School of St Jude is a charity funded school that provides a free, high-quality primary and secondary education to over 1,800 of the poorest and brightest children in the region of Arusha,...
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New Qkr Payment App

New Qkr Payment App

St Mary's College has a new smartphone payment app that will make paying for school fees, canteen items and uniform 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.   Step by step instructions   To download app...
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SMC P-2 & Kinder Athletics Carnivals

SMC P-2 & Kinder Athletics Carnivals

On October 22 and October 29 the SMC P-2 and Kinder Athletics Carnivals were held on the College Green. Though the forecast was for rainy weather, we were blessed with sunshine on both days and even had to get out the sunscreen! Students had a fantastic time with buddy races, egg and spoon races, sprints and sack races. As usual, the parent races were also a highlight.View more photos from...
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Final Week for Year 12

Final Week for Year 12

Celebrations for the Year 12 graduating class of 2014 kicked off this week with the Graduation Mass in St Mary's Cathedral on October 28. Filled with smiles, tears and proud parents, it was a memorable occasion for all. Festivities for the last day of school were in full swing on Friday 31 October with tribal fancy dress, memorable assemblies, a surprise Hollywood themed morning tea hosted by the Year 11s and the traditional...
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Bandanna Day

Bandanna Day

Congratulations to Jess Hellinga (Year 12) for her successful organisation of the Year 7-12 Bandanna Day, BBQ and Talent Show held at lunchtime on October 22. Thank you to those who supported this event. $660 was raised for Cancer Research. Thank you to those who helped in the setup, including Mrs Beltz, Mr Russell, Mr Boulter, Mr Harris and Mr Martin. The official Bandanna Day for the general public is...
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P&F Trailer Raffle

P&F Trailer Raffle

The afternoon of Wednesday 29 October saw the much anticipated draw of the P&F Giant Trailer Raffle. It was a great community event, with families and students gathering for a complementary sausage sizzle and drink and a turn on the jumping castle, thanks to the generous P&F Committee. Thank you to everyone who supported the raffle by sponsoring prizes and selling/buying tickets and congratulations to the winners listed below.        1 Trailer...
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Community Service Announcement 22.10.14

THE LATEST COMMUNITY NEWS Internet Addiction - a growing issue Information session, 7.00pm on October 29 at the Farrall Centre, The Friends School. More information available here: CAS Hawker Scholarship The 2015 CAS Hawker Scholarships open on Monday 8 December 2014 and close on Friday 2 January 2015. The CAS Hawker Scholarship is one of the most generous privately funded scholarships available to undergraduate students in Australia, with each residential...
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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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