Category: Parents and Friends


Library Assistance Required

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents and Carers, Do you have some time on a Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday morning? Would you like to be more involved in the St John’s community? If so, we would love to hear from you! Our Junior School Library is seeking some volunteer assistance with some projects. If you would like further  … Read more

News from the P&F Committee

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Greetings from the Parents and Friends! It has been a while since I last wrote a newsletter article, so I figured it was time to update you on the ‘P&F doings’ over the last few months. Junior School Barbecue Season is mostly finished, aside from one more JP Fun Day at the end of Term  … Read more

New Parent Buddy Program – are you interested in helping a new St John’s Grammar family?

By Amanda Bertschinger,

The New Parent Buddy Program is a new P&F initiative, aimed at supporting the parents of families new to the school, as they navigate their family’s preparation and first days and weeks at our School and within our community. The initiative will pair a new parent with an existing parent ‘buddy’ who will be there  … Read more

From the P&F

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Ladies, I hope you have seen the advertising material for our annual Mums’ Night, coming up at the end of Week 1 Term 4. The theme is, ‘Gin in the Spring’ and will be held upstairs at the Stirling Hotel on Friday 20 October at 7pm. The cost is $35 per ticket, and includes a  … Read more

Let’s get the Ball rolling!

By Amanda Bertschinger,

It is time to get the Ball rolling once again (pardon the pun!) – back on the P&F agenda is starting to plan for the Gala Ball 2018, so now is your opportunity to get in touch with us if you want to be involved, or have some suggestions or offers for assistance!  We are  … Read more

From the P&F – December 2016

By Amanda Bertschinger,

The final newsletter for 2016 – yippee! Clearly that means I should be much further advanced in my Christmas baking and shopping than I actually am, however that also means we are much closer to some lazy summer mornings and making a serious dent in my holiday reading… lots to look forward to! By the  … Read more

From the P&F

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Thankfully, the P&F are starting to wind down for the year – we are all ready to shift our focus to our own families as we head into the most socially hectic couple of months in the calendar. Our final fund-raising ‘fling’ is the Kytons Christmas Goodies, and we urge you all to take a  … Read more

From the P&F

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Well, Term 4 is here at last, and I am sure it will be a slippery slope to Christmas – I always find this term flies past, with lots of social and extracurricular activities. The P&F did organise the BBQ for the planned JP Fun Day on the last day of Term 3 – sadly,  … Read more