Parent Network News

The focus for the Parent Network in 2019 will be to build a sense of community throughout De La Salle College by providing regular opportunities for parents to socialise, connect and participate in College activities. The Parent Network aims to bring people together and develop a more vibrant and connected community.

Upcoming events for 2019

Please add the dates of our upcoming events to your 2019 diary.

Event Date Venue
First Day Morning Tea Thursday 31 January Gymnasium
Year 7 Parents’ Welcome Drinks Thursday 14 February Peppercorn Café
Primary Welcome BBQ Thursday 28 February Kinnoull Oval
Years 8–12 Parent’s Welcome Drinks Thursday 14 March TBC
Mother’s Day Breakfast Wednesday 8 May Gymnasium
Parents’ “Christmas in July” Dinner Saturday 27 July TBC
Father’s Day Breakfast Friday 23 August Gymnasium
Parent Network AGM Monday 21 October Centenary Boardroom

The year will start with some great Parent Network events. Please save the dates. We look forward to seeing you there!


All Year 7 parents and any parent of a new student to the College in 2019 are invited to the First Day Morning Tea.



The Year Level Representatives (“Reps”) are critical members of our Parent Network Team, bringing together parents in their chosen year levels and acting as a contact point for whole school functions. Thank you to our 2019 Year Level Reps (listed below) for taking on this very important role and to Ms Sharon Herdman, Year Level Rep Coordinator, for assisting and supporting them.

  • Primary Mrs Michelle Peterson and Mrs Louise Harris
  • Year 7 Mrs Jo McAuliffe
  • Year 8 Mr James McEniry and Ms Kirsten Bell
  • Year 9 Mrs Linda Curnow and Mrs Louise MacNamara
  • Year 10 Mrs Cate Robertson
  • Year 11 VACANT*
  • Year 12 Mrs Lesley Corrigan

*If you would like to take on the role of Year 11 Year Level Rep please contact us via email at

Selling and buying second‐hand textbooks for 2019

If you are interested in buying or selling second‐hand textbooks for 2019 you can do so through the Sustainable School Shop. Click here to access flyer on how to register, buy and sell.

Mrs Meagan Selkirk
Parent Network President

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