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Parents and Friends

The school has an active Parents & Friends Association, which offers a warm welcome to all new parents.

Its main roles are:

• To raise funds for the school
• To arrange enjoyable social events
• To maintain a network of communication between parents

The P&F meets monthly and details of upcoming meetings are published in the calendar.
To email the Secretary of our Parents and Friends, please use this link:

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Latest P&F News

From the P&F

Hello JCS parents and carers,How have your first two weeks gone? Are you back into the stride of things again, or if JCS is new to you, how are you finding your feet?We had an awesome turnout for our first P&F meeting on Monday, discussions were held on a variety of topics including Shakespeare costume and makeup, golf umbrellas for JCS, bringing back a mufti day, senior girls uniform and selling of second hand uniform to name but a few. Minutes will wend their way to you via your class parents early next week. We also ran through the calendar of events so make sure you have these in your diary. Friday 16th February – Board of Governors receptionSaturday …

From the P&F

Once again the Masquerade Party showed how the small but perfectly formed John Colet Community came together to raise money for the solar panels.  We made a sizeable dent in the funds required by raising over $18k, which combined with the Walkathon money gets us to around half way towards the $42k target.   The evening was a fun and social affair with past and present parents and friends of John Colet.  Indu B started the evening off by singing a prayer and John B did a brilliant job as our MC and Auctioneer, keeping us in stitches with his humour.  Mrs Dunn and Mrs Renshaw gave heartfelt speeches of thanks to  Mrs Donald and Mrs McKendrick and their replies were …

It’s going to be a ball!

Editor’s Note:  Since this article was posted, the date of the Masquerade Gala Dinner has been changed to Saturday 9th September. The venue is Checkers Conference Centre on Mona Vale Road, Terrey Hills.    Can you help us with the next big JC P&F event –  the Masquerade Ball Gala Dinner on Friday 8th September?  At this stage we are looking for volunteers to help form small groups / committees to look after the various aspects of the evening.  Here is a list of helpers required. Silent Auction Manager/s:  This person(s) will co-ordinate the collection of the silent auction items.  This person(s) will also be responsible for the setup of these items at the venue on the day. Live …

From the P&F

I trust this finds you well.  Last week we finally had sufficient sunshine to hold the events that had been postponed in Term 1.  Here is a roundup of what has been and what is to come! Hot Cross Buns this may seem a dim and distant event, it raised over $300, a huge thank you to Manjula G for making it happen, to the admin staff who helped behind the scenes and the parents and children who helped get the buns out on the day! Walkathon it turned out to be 3rd time luck for our annual walkathon!  In fact the change of date was a blessing in disguise as it was a much better temperature for the …

From the P&F

Hello we had another good meeting with a great exchange of information at the P&F meeting held on Monday the next meeting will be Monday 3rd April.  There are a few calls for help this week as follows:  Shakespeare Costume Person Required Roya A will be taking up study commitments later this year and needs to hand the responsibility of looking after the wardrobe over to another person.  Roya will be available to show you the ropes during the Infants festival.  If you have a reasonable amount of time you can give and are a fairly organised person this could be the role for you.  If you think you might be interested or want to know more contact your …