Parents and Friends Welcome New Families to the Mt Maria College Community

The annual Welcome BBQ and parent information night are hosted by the Parents and Friends (P&F) committee and will take place on Friday 9 February from 5.00pm.

The Welcome BBQ is the first official P&F run event of the school year.  The committee invites both new and current families to attend the popular event, where the college community to come together to welcome new families joining the school. 

Catered by the P&F, students will eat between 5-6.00pm, after which they head off to enjoy a movie, and parents can then relax with their meal and hear more about college life for their students.

A gold coin donation is requested for students watching the movie, with all proceeds going to Caritas Australia, an international charity that seeks to end poverty.

The P&F committee is comprised of a group of active and supportive parents.  College P & F President, Mrs Deanne Berndt said the main aim of the committee is to foster a warm and inviting community and invited parents to attend committee meetings.

“The committee’s main aim is to foster a warm and inviting community within the college,  and members work to raise funds that go directly back into the college to support all student’s learning requirements.  We warmly welcome any parents who are available to attend the relaxed and informal style meetings,”  Mrs Berndt said.

The first meeting of the year will run from 7-8.30pm on Monday 19 February.  Along with monthly meetings, the P&F committee has the following community events scheduled throughout the year:
March – Sunday 4th – Barefoot bowls at Gaythorne Bowls Club (family event)
Saturday 24th – Trivia Night
May – Wednesday 23rd – College Open Day BBQ
June – Thursday 28th – Athletics Day BBQ
September – Friday 7th – Music Trivia Night
October – Sunday 28th – Social event (TBA)
December – Saturday 1st – Christmas Gala (community event)


Leave a Reply