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A Word from the VET & Careers Coordinator

A WORD FROM THE VET & CAREERS COORDINATOR I have received a very warm welcome from students and staff at St Mary’s College and I feel privileged to belong to this wonderful community. As the Careers Coordinator, I will be working to empower students in years 10, 11 and 12 as they consider and plan for their future years beyond St Mary’s College. I have already begun the Personal Pathways...
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SMC Girls Start in St Brigid’s Fundraiser for the Beautiful Rose Ackerly (Year 8)

SMC Girls Start in St Brigid’s Fundraiser for the Beautiful Rose Ackerly (Year 8)

On Saturday 14 February Cassie Ogle, Sarah Bourke, James Bourke, Jaime Mollineaux-Herbert, Bonnie Cashion and St Mary's College 2014 Head Prefect Shewit Belay performed in a Theatre Restaurant Dinner Dance. They showcased various songs and stunning dances to amuse and enthral a crowd of over 160 people at the New Norfolk Memorial Hall. The night involved a delicious two course meal, silent and live auctions, and two volunteers had their heads shaved in front of...
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Community Service Announcement February 25 2015

Palm Sunday Pilgrimage 2015 What: Pilgrimage walk across the Tasman Bridge and into Hobart City to celebrate Palm Sunday with a lunch stop and festivities in the park - including activities for kids big and small! This is a celebration of young people as we mark World Youth Day 2015 and launch our pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016, Krakow! So we need every young person from around Tasmania to...
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First Day of School 2015

First Day of School 2015

On Wednesday 4 February the school was alive with student chatter and laughter once again as we welcomed our new Kindergarten and Year 7 students to SMC with the helpful guidance of our senior Year 10-12 girls. Everyone got off to a great start and the sunshine continued the following day where we welcomed the remaining students. View First Day of School Photo Gallery Here
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Community Service Announcement

Theatre Restaurant Dinner Dance Fundraiser The St Brigid’s Catholic School ‘Relay for Life’ Team is holding a Theatre Restaurant Dinner Dance to raise funds for Rose Ackerley’s family and Relay for Life/Cancer Council. Starring Andrew Colrain – comedian and singer – lead role in Cabaret, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys & Dolls, & High School Musical. Plus some of Hobart’s best young musical theatre talent presenting Dreams with End of Conversations’...
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Junior Sport 2015 Update

Welcome to 2015!  We have many exciting opportunities for students to participate in after school sporting activities. Although not compulsory, we encourage your child’s participation.   Sports available in 2015 are listed below.   All expressions of interest to play in a team will this year be completed only through the “Sports Hub” via the school web page.  Further information with regard to this process will be provided. It is school policy...
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Splash Carnival

The Big Splash Carnival is almost here! For more information on the Big Splash Carnival, held at Glenorchy Pool on Friday 27 February view the following notice:
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Anecdotes from the Archives – Money Matters…

Anecdotes from the Archives – Money Matters…

Very little is known about the finances involved in the construction of St Mary’s College, or indeed the money involved in preparing and outfitting the original nine women who left Fermoy, Ireland, for Hobart, in 1866. (When I travel to Europe in the next couple of years, I intend to research this subject in Ireland!) Research does show that the Sisters threw themselves on the mercy of the public by...
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Maths@SMC

Maths@SMC

2015 will see some changes in the resources for our students.  Each mathematics class has a virtual classroom which has been developed for students. These classrooms contain the yearly program that shows what your child is studying during the year and can be used when students are away for long periods of time. The classroom also contains detailed unit plans, assignments and revision work as preparation for assessment.  Get your...
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Senior School Swimming Trials & the Swimming Team

Any girls interested in being selected in the swimming team this year can collect a notice from the HPE office.  Some classes will have the opportunity to be involved in swimming trials in PE.  Those classes are: 10th February – all year 7 11th February – 8B (teaching group) 13th February – 9A and 9B Girls are to wear their SMC Sports uniform to school and bring bathers (no string...
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Metro Bus Announcement

Metro Bus Announcement

The Transfer Bus Pass pictured below should not be used for transfers to or from Metro services and will therefore not be accepted as a valid ticket by Metro from the beginning of the 2015 school year. The function of the card is to provide free travel to and from school. If a student qualifies for free travel on Metro services, they will be issued a student bus pass for...
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No rest for St Mary’s College students!

No rest for St Mary’s College students!

Three Senior Secondary students from St Mary’s College have been granted scholarships to participate in the 2015 Campion College Summer Program in Sydney during January. Isabella Gilhooly, Benedicta McGeown and Loveth Ochavi will have the opportunity to live College life at Campion College, a Liberal Arts Catholic university, for five days and nights. The girls will taste Campion subjects such as Literature, History, Theology, Philosophy, Science, Maths and Latin and...
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Religious Education in Focus

Religious Education in Focus

The study of religion is held very highly at St Mary’s College, a Catholic school in the Presentation Sister charism. Religious Education (RE) is a core part of the whole education that a student receives from Kindergarten through to Year 12. The skills learnt in RE enable the student to think critically, to develop empathy towards others and manufactures the social skills required to live efficiently in a modern society....
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Christmas Hampers

Christmas Hampers

The shoots of generosity have truly sprung from our Jesse tree. We thankyou for your contributions to the St Mary’s Christmas Hamper Appeal! The generosity of student, their families and teachers has allowed us to create five bountiful Christmas Hampers to be presented to families within the St Mary’s community and the St Mary’s Cathedral Parish. Additionally, the final senior school assembly saw our Vinnies student representative, Laura Knowles, hand over a cheque for $4, 130.00 to Connor Fox,...
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Year 6 Lunch

Year 6 Lunch

On Monday 15 December the St Mary's Year 6 students gathered together for a special lunch in St Peter's Hall to celebrate their final two days of education in the Junior School. They all had a great time and can't wait to start their journey of becoming a Senior student in 2015.
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Christmas Baking in Food Studies

Christmas Baking in Food Studies

The Year 9 Food Studies class have been having a great time with Christmas baking, making some cake pops and decorating Christmas cakes. See photos of their beautiful creations here.
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Green Thumbs

Green Thumbs

The fantastic Green Thumb girls from Years 4 and 5 have been nurturing and harvesting throughout the year. They have learnt many skills, such as turning on the hose without wetting each other, worms are good for the garden, slugs and aphids are not, lots of vegies such as peas, beans and lettuce are great eaten straight from the soil, our apples will most likely get codlin-moth because we don't use...
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Kaz Schools St Mary’s Students on Girl Stuff

Kaz Schools St Mary’s Students on Girl Stuff

With all major assessments completed, Year 9 St Mary’s College students worked on ‘girl stuff’ on December 15 with famous author, cartoonist and broadcaster, Kaz Cooke. It was all part of Self-Care Day, where Year 9 St Mary’s students focused on caring for themselves – building their resilience and learning about matters of the body, head and heart, guided by advice from Girl Stuff author, Kaz Cooke. St Mary’s College...
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Community Service Announcement December 16, 2014

Hobart Chargers Basketball Camp What: Join the players from the Telstra Chargers and Telstra Lady Chargers as you improve your passing, dribbling, defence one on one skills, decision making and much more.When: January 21-22, 2015, 10.30am – 3.00pmWho: students aged 6-14.Where: Hobart Sports Stadium, Creek Rd New TownMore information: hobartchargers@bigpond.com or 0418 121 052 YMCA Swimming Program What: 10 day swimming lesson program with free access to Giant Inflatable Monday’s...
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Year 7 SATIS Girls’ Tennis Grand Final

St Mary’s Blue, consisting of Julia Gunn, Georgia Stalker, Jade Burke and Eve O’Neile, travelled to Mt Carmel College on Tuesday 2 December to compete against Mt Carmel White in the SATIS Girls’ Tennis Grand Final. St Mary’s got off to a good start in the first of the doubles rubbers when Julia and Georgia combined to defeat their opponents. Mt Carmel levelled the match when they defeated the St...
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