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A barrel of funds

Parents & Friends enjoyed a great year in 2017. Events and fundraising initiatives organised and facilitated by the group raised almost $38,000, not including the MakeNoise Festival which generated another $10,700. Once again the Farmers’ Market was the standout, generating … Continue reading

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School’s cool Yule rules

Thanks to all the crafters and bakers who contributed goods for the annual Parents & Friends Christmas stall. This year’s stall made more than $2000 to go towards school projects.  A big thank you also to the volunteers who turned … Continue reading

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Thank you … and you … and you

Parents and carers and their children who have helped out at Parents & Friends’ events and fundraising initiatives this year have been officially acknowledged by the school council. School Council president Kate Copping has written to the group to pass … Continue reading

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Kicking goals: the 2017 Footy Day lunch

The P&F end-of-term Footy Day lunch was almost as successful as a Richmond Tigers’ merchandise sale, with almost 400 pies and party pies going out the door this year. In a very slick effort, Meredith Dimsey, Jackie Hanson, Paul Sutton,  … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Stall, September 1

Thank you to all the crafters, bakers and candlestick makers who provided wares for the stall, as well as the many volunteers who turned up on the day to help out. Raising more than $2500 for the school, the 2017 … Continue reading

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Barbecue August 12: Erika’s last “stand”

After two years of 6am starts on a Saturday to make pancake mix and prepare the Farmers’ Market barbecue, Erika Vella has called it a day. Erika co-ordinated the school’s stall at the market on the second Saturday each month, … Continue reading

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Vale friend and member Liz Collins

The Parents & Friends group lost a dear friend with the passing of Liz Collins in August. Liz came to the school in 2016 and immediately made an impact with her infectious enthusiasm and energy in the school community, but … Continue reading

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