The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Scotch Parents

Valedictory Dinner
The Valedictory Dinner for the 2017 graduates will be held on Friday 24 November. Please purchase your tickets prior to Friday 17 November by visiting the Scotch College website and click on the 'Book a Scotch College Event' icon.

If parents in the new Year 12 cohort would like to assist with the set up on Friday 24 November or help at the dinner, please email Steph Debnam

It is a Scotch College tradition that the New Year 12 students act as waiters at the dinner, assisting with the serving of food and drinks. Waiters should arrive at the Dickinson Centre at 5.45pm and be collected at 11.00pm. A light supper will be provided. Summer uniform with school tie is to be worn on the evening. We require additional boys to assist on the night, if new Year 12 boys would like to help serve at the dinner please contact Student Services ASAP.

2018 Year 12 Ball Committee - Request for volunteers and donations

Tania Hollingsworth and her team are well advanced with preparations for the 2018 Year 12 Ball. The 2018 Scotch Parents Ball Committee are calling for volunteers to assist with setup and cleanup over the weekend of 9 to 11 February 2018. Please email Tania Easton with your availability if you are able to help.

The theme is "Shanghai Nights" and a number of items for decoration are being sourced. More details can be obtained by contacting Louise Jones or Meg Dyson

Scotch Parents Annual General Meeting 7.00pm for 7.30pm Tuesday 14 November

The first AGM for the new Scotch Parents association will be held in the Dining Room Annexe at 7.00pm for 7.30pm Tuesday 14th November.

All positions will be open for nomination including:

  • President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Vice President - Special Purpose Grants
  • Vice President - School Reps
  • Senior School Year Group Reps
  • Boarders Rep
  • Members of the Special Purpose Grants Committee

Junior and Middle School Class Reps will be confirmed early in 2018

Please email your nomination to Lucia Barrett by Monday 13 November.

If you have any enquiries please email We encourage parents across the school Junior, Middle and Senior to come along to the AGM.

We invite the Year 12 parents (leaving) to evening drinks and light snacks at 7pm immediately prior to the AGM, to thank them for their valued support, service and contribution to Scotch throughout their years at the College.

Upcoming Events

  • Year 12 (New) Coffee Morning - at Edition Tuesday 14 November from 8.00am
  • Scotch Parents AGM - Tuesday 14 November 7.00 for 7.30pm
  • Valedictory Dinner - Friday 24 November

Mr Ian Knobel and Ms Stephanie Debnam
Scotch Parents