Maitland Area School

Maitland | Yorke Peninsula | South Australia

Parents and Friends

News from the MAS Parents & Friends Club

Thanks to everyone who attended our recent Parents and Friends AGM. Marie Wheare is the new President, with Fiona Hollams as Vice President; Kate Butler as Secretary; Janine Burrows as Governing Council Rep; Cecelia Hamilton as Canteen Rep and the general committee comprising  of Linda Singleton, Ros Edwards, Sally Davey, Letitia Linke and Jess Davies.The P&F chose to donate toy catalogue vouchers to the R-2 class to spend. Later this term we will be distributing bulb catalogues for our fund-raiser so please keep an eye out for these.Our next meeting is on Thursday 1st March at 10am in the Library – everyone is welcome to attend.

Head prefects and Primary CaptainsThe 2012 MAS School Leaders' Induction Ceremony was held on Thursday 16 February in the Performing Arts Centre.

Special guests included: Brenda Bowman, Deputy Mayor of Yorke Peninsula; Tim Schwartz, Chairman of the Governing Council; Marie Wheare, President of the Parents and Friends and Zac Rawlings, our guest speaker.

The ceremony opened with the Welcome to Country by Kirsty Weetra.

Zac, who was a Prefect at MAS in 2008, then spoke passionately and succinctly about his career as an Audio and Lighting Engineer. Building on his experiences at school and in the local community, Zac first gained a traineeship at the Adelaide Convention Centre and is currently the senior technician at Westminster School. He encouraged students to work hard, find a passion in life and take advantage of the experiences that school offers.

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