Parent Network News

A Day at the Races — Saturday 19 August

Thank you to everyone who has responded thus far to our request for help to source or provide items for the A Day at the Races online auction. If you haven’t had a chance to respond yet, it is not too late, and your assistance would be very much appreciated. A Day at the Races at the Caulfield Racecourse, on Saturday 19 August, is the major fundraising event for the year for De La Salle College’s Parent Network. Invitations will be sent early next term.

We need your help please!

If you are able to spare some time to approach retail outlets/shops and businesses in your local area, to source donations of products, services and vouchers for the A Day at the Races online auction, we would love to hear from you – please email . We will provide you with a letter of introduction to use when requesting donations.

If you are interested in donating to the online auction (hosted by we would love to hear from you. Products, services and vouchers you, your business or your broader network may be willing to donate will be gratefully received. Donations will be acknowledged to the De La Salle College community –any enquiries please email

Our fundraising efforts this year will be focussed on the attainment of a 3D CNC (Computer Numerical Control) routing machine for use in Technology and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) based subjects. This will be a wonderful resource for our students!

Thank you in anticipation of your support.

Year 7 Parents — Saturday 22 July at GG Restaurant

Our major night out and get together for Year 7 parents will be held at GG Restaurant in Clarendon St, East Melbourne on Saturday 22 July. The invitations will be sent to all Year 7 parents soon. The occasion is being organised by your Year 7 representatives Sharon Herdman and Sharon Richards.

Mrs Cate Robertson
President – Parent Network Committee

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