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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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Yaizu Visit

Yaizu Visit

In late July, St Mary’s College was fortunate to have four students form Yaizu City, Hobart’s sister city in Japan, stay with us for a week. Lily Ward, Prue Mawhood, Elisa Graves and Sian Prior hosted the Year 8 girls during their stay. The students enjoyed learning about the culture of Australia and making many new friends throughout the school. They participated in many activities during the week including attending...
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Gala Music Night

St Mary's College is holding a Gala Music Night on Wednesday 17 September and everyone in the St Mary's community is invited to attend. Come along to the Stanley Burbury Theatre at the University of Tasmania, from 7.00pm - 8.30pm for an evening of entertainment with the performances from the Concert Band, Jazz Band, Senior and Primary Choirs, Choral Group, String Ensemble and a variety of soloists. A gold coin...
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SMC to walk Kokoda Trail

SMC to walk Kokoda Trail

Kokoda Papua New Guinea 2015 Personal Learning Experience We are very excited to be able to offer the opportunity in 2015 for our Year 10, Year 11 and Year 12 students to walk the famous Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea. The small group of students that qualify will be required to study two diggers of WW2, one still living and the other who has past. The students will be...
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Vinnies Quiz Night

The St Mary's College Young Vinnies group is holding a quiz night on Friday 17 October at 7.00pm (please note the change of date). Students, parents, staff, Past Scholars and friends of the College are invited to come along for a great night of fun for a good cause. See the poster for more details.
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Parent Teacher Meeting Bookings

Parent Teacher Meeting Bookings

It’s time for parents of St Mary’s Senior School students to start booking in their Parent/Teacher Meetings. PLEASE NOTE: Bookings will close at noon on the day of the day Parent/Teacher Meetings To get started, go to the website Then, download the guide on how to book Parent/Teacher Meetings online here and follow the instructions. Please contact Head of Teaching and Learning, Wendy Forsyth if you experience any difficulties with the...
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ATAR Results

ATAR Results

Fantastic ATAR Results for Class of 2013 Congratulations to our Year 12 students of 2013 and to their teachers on the excellent Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) results secured in last year’s examinations. Of the 54 students who gained an ATAR score at SMC, 9.2% scored above 96 / 100; 25.9% scored above 85; 37% scored above 80, and in all 70% of our students were placed in the top...
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Past Scholar Success

Past Scholar Success

Congratulations to Past Scholar of St Mary’s College Madeleine Summers, who was recently awarded the Tim Hawkins Memorial Scholarship for 2014 at the University of Tasmania (UTAS). This scholarship allows a Law graduate to take up a position of Research Assistant in the Prosecutor’s Office for six months at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, with the support of airfares and a $13,000 allowance. Madeleine said that she was...
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