Parent Support Groups

Parent Support Groups

Meet our Community

St Hilda’s School is made up of a strong community of not only wonderfully engaged students and staff but also enthusiastic parents, grandparents, friends and alumni, who give generously of their time and resources to support a wide range of school projects. It is a pleasure to introduce to you some of those community members who are active in formal Support Groups and to invite you to join a group of interest.

For all enquiries please contact Community Liaison Officer, Mrs Simone Crowther: scrowther@sthildas.qld.edu.au or PH  5577 7261

Parents and Friends’ Association

St Hilda’s Parents and Friends’ Association’s quarterly meetings provide a forum for the School Principal and Support Group Presidents to present and share information about School and Community news and events. Meetings are open to all parents and are a great opportunity to engage with fellow St Hilda’s parents and the Leadership team.

Annual Events
Fete Cent Auction

President
Anouk Smith
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Treasurer
Donna Gallagher

Secretary
2019 Lou Holloway

2019 Meetings
TERM 1: Thursday 21 March @ 5.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 2: Thursday 16 May @ 5.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 3: Thursday 15 August @ 5.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 4: Thursday 17 October @ 5.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2

Rowing Supporters Group

The Rowing Supporters Group comprises parents who support St Hilda’s rowers in three main areas:

  • Support of the girls at early morning training sessions and in making trips to Brisbane and beyond for regattas
  • Fundraising to purchase equipment
  • Offering parents and friends the chance to develop friendships while at regattas or attending one of the social functions

The tremendous show of spirit and energy of this enthusiastic group shows at community events and through to our winning girls!

Across the BSRA Regatta Season in 2016, St Hilda’s achieved four 1st placings. In 2017, results improved to seven 1st placings.

In 2018, St Hilda’s won a remarkable eight times the previous year, totally fifty six 1st placings. 2019, we’re ready!

For sponsorship enquiries, please email rowingsupportersgroup@sthildas.qld.edu.au. 

2019 Regatta and Event Dates (all Regattas held at Wyaralong Dam)
27 July – Regatta 1 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW DRAW)
3 August – Regatta 2
10 August – Regatta 3
17 August – Regatta 4 (St Hilda’s and Lourdes Hill host regatta)
24 August – Regatta 5
31 August – Head of the River Regatta and Ammonite Dinner

President
Jason Hughes
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Vice – President
Michaela Klisch

Secretary
Alexandra Paton

Treasurer
2019 Rachel Taylor

Merchandise Coordinator
Sue-Ellen Noort

Breakfast Coordinator
Ravena Gosper

2019 Meetings
TERM 1: Wednesday 13 March @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, The Boardroom
TERM 2: Wednesday 8 May @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, The Boardroom
TERM 2: Wednesday 12 June @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, The Boardroom
TERM 3: Wednesday 14 August @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, The Boardroom
TERM 3: Wednesday 11 September @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, The Boardroom
TERM 4: Wednesday 9 October @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, The Boardroom

Thank you to our generous major sponsors:

Women’s Auxiliary

St Hilda’s Women’s Auxiliary provides a social contact for all mothers within our school community. It is an opportunity for mothers to meet a number of staff and establish friendships across all year levels.

The WA hosts a number of fantastic, fun events throughout the year which generate funds which are reinvested back into the School. In 2017, the WA funded new umbrellas for the Jennifer Reeves Cafeteria and committed a further $55k towards the Junior School Library refurbishment.

Events
Mother’s and Father’s Day Markets
Mother Daughter Luncheon
High Tea
School Fete

President
Philippa McCarron

Co-Vice Presidents
Ally Mazey

Secretary
Erin Craig

Treasurer
2019 Justine Henderson

Secondhand Uniform Shop volunteers are always welcome. If you are interested in assisting, click here to email Simone Crowther.

2019 Meetings
TERM 1: Thursday 21 March @ 8.45am James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 2: Thursday 16 May @ 8.45am James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 2: Thursday 20 June @ 8.45am James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 3: Thursday 18 July @ 8.45am James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 3: Thursday 15 August @ 8.45am James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 4: Thursday 17 October @ 8.45am James Administration Building, The Boardroom

Thank you to our generous sponsors: 

Fathers’ Club

The Fathers’ Club welcomes all Dads to their monthly meetings which include guest speakers, networking opportunities and the open discussions with School Business Manager. The FC was established to undertake fundraising activities which would provide long-term benefits to the school and students.

Events
Golf Day
Year 11 Presentation Ball
Father Daughter Grandfather Breakfasts

President
Darren Langen
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Vice President
Jason Hughes

Secretary
Chris Salmon

Treasurer
Troy Theobald

2019 Meetings
TERM 1: Wednesday 6 February @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 1: Wednesday 6 March @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 2: Wednesday 1 May @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 3: Wednesday 7 August @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 3: Wednesday 4 September @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
TERM 4: Wednesday 6 November @ 6.30pm James Administration Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2

Thank you to our generous sponsors: 

 

Boarder Parents Support Group

The BPSG works to enhance boarding facilities for our girls and to address any areas that could be improved through consultation with families and staff. Exchange of ideas aimed at enhancing the happiness and care of boarders comes from the active BPSG. 

Events

President
Wendy Henning
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Vice-President
Wendy Mayne

Treasurer
Annabelle Raff

Secretary
Sarah Coleman

2019 Meetings
TERM 1: Wednesday 30 January 9AM @  James Administration Building, The Boardroom
TERM 2: Wednesday 24 April 9AM @  James Administration Building, The Boardroom
TERM 3: Monday 15 July 4PM @  James Administration Building, The Boardroom
TERM 4: Wednesday 9 October 9AM @  James Administration Building, The Boardroom

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Supporters of the Creative Arts (SOCA)

The Supporters of the Creative Arts group assists and extends our Creative Arts programs with particular emphasis on student performance and the support of excellence, including:

  • Promoting and supporting events showcasing Music, Visual Art, Drama, Creative Writing and Dance
  • Encouraging wider student participation in the Creative Arts
  • Assisting in developing parental and community audiences for Creative Arts activities
  • Conducting fundraising events as required by the Creative Arts departments

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Events
Junior School Musical 2019 – Aladdin (8 June)
Gala Music Concert (20 July)
FRESH Art Show

President
Barbara Leinster

Vice President
Seema Chauhan

Secretary
Sally Fill

Treasurer
Steven Dewhurst

2019 Meetings
TERM 1: Wednesday 20 March @  6.30pm Central Hall via Gate 7
TERM 2: Wednesday 15 May @  6.30pm Central Hall via Gate 7
TERM 2: Wednesday 19 June @  6.30pm Central Hall via Gate 7
TERM 3: Wednesday 17 July @  6.30pm Central Hall via Gate 7
TERM 3: Wednesday 21 August @  6.30pm Central Hall via Gate 7
TERM 4: Wednesday 16 October @  6.30pm Central Hall via Gate 7

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

   

Aquatics Club

The Aquatics Club is open to swimmers of all ages and levels. St Hilda’s students, family, friends and members of the Gold Coast community are invited to join the club. 

Aims and Objectives of the Club

  • To provide a positive environment where swimmers produce their best possible swimming, whether it be a personal best time or reaching State and National levels
  • To provide dedicated coaches to support your child’s dreams, goals and desires
  • To help develop each swimmer’s values and character
  • Teaching of stroke technique and race strategies, the foundation on which our program is based
  • Individual attention within a team environment

Club Nights

Club Nights are informal, fortnightly events which enable swimmers to assess their own progress, practise under race conditions and attempt new events in a familiar situation. The events are seeded from slowest to fastest and swimmers will be racing against others of similar ability. Coaches attend Club Nights and provide swimmers with encouragement and feedback on their performance. Club Nights are an ideal introduction to competition and an opportunity to meet other club members.

 

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