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

Scotch Parents

Valedictory Dinner

Over 600 Year 12 boys, parents and staff attended the 2017 Valedictory Dinner held in the Dickinson Centre on Friday, 24 November. It is a very special evening on the boys' journey through Scotch aided by the powerful words from guest speaker Paul Newman. A huge thank you to all of the Year 11 parents and Year 11 student waiters ably managed by Lucia Barrett with help from Donna Jackson and Stephanie Debnam.

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.

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

Results of Scotch Parents Annual General Meeting Tuesday, 14 November 2017

A well attended AGM included a number of Year 12 parents who accepted an invitation for wine and cheese prior to the meeting.

All positions were filled and the new 2018 Scotch Parents Committee comprises:

  • President - Stephanie Debnam
  • Secretary - Trish Hawkey
  • Treasurer - Amanda Harris
  • Vice President - School Reps - Lucia Barrett
  • Vice President - Special Purpose Grants - David Gray
  • Members of the Special Purpose Grants Committee -
    • Fiona Clarke
    • Meg Dyson
    • Monica Narula
    • Karen Azzopardi
    • Ariane Harold
    • Louise Jones
    • Fiona Smith Gander
    • Amanda Harris (Treasurer)

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

We have had a number of parents volunteering to be a Year Representatives in the Senior School but there are still a number of years without a representative. Please email Steph Debnam on if you would like to be a Year Representative in senior school.

Upcoming Events

  • Family Welcome BBQ - Monday 29 January 2018 from 4.00pm - 7.00pm on Gamble Oval adjacent to Keys Boarding House.

If you would like to assist in any capacity please email or Ian Knobel

Mr Ian Knobel and Ms Stephanie Debnam
Scotch Parents