08 / 03 / 19 | NEWS

 

There is much to celebrate today for International Women’s Day!

Today highlights so much of the rich identity of Marymount, rooted in the RSHM and IB traditions of self-expression, empowerment, exploration, and connection with others.

If you don’t believe that there are coincidences in life, it may also be why today is a celebration with two important campus events:   hosting of the SMASHED workshop with Her Excellency Tambo from South Africa and our Open Day.

We are honoured to have Her Excellency join us and have our girls learn more about the history and struggle for human rights lead by her father, Oliver Tambo.  My thanks to Ms. Szymczak for coordinating this important event.

Our campus will shine as our faculty and girls will share your experiences of Marymount with prospective families this afternoon.

The photo below is of our very own Mimosa tree blossoms, given to me yesterday afternoon by our wonderful gardener, Mr. Dickinson.  He explained that the original tree was planted in honour of Sr. Kathleen Fagan, former Headmistress and EAP Provincial.  The mimosa (not so coincidentally) is the symbol for Women’s Day as it is both sensitive and strong, and considered a true wonder of nature.

Margaret Frazier, Headmistress



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Please consider working a shift at our upcoming International Fair.

Sign up here to volunteer: http://tinyurl.com/ycaakkdc

Click here to buy tickets.

Click here for more information on the event.

Click here for information on the Instant Wine Cellar.

Click here for a letter regarding donations.


RSHM Trips Information Evening

You are invited to attend an information evening on Thursday 21 March for the RSHM trips to Paris and Rome, which will run during the first week of April 2019.  If you are able to attend, please can you RSVP via the ‘Parents Evening System’ portal, the instructions for which can be accessed via the button below.

I do hope you are able to attend, and look forward to meeting you then.

Click here for the Booking System.


Tennis and Track and Field Season

Badminton: Social Badminton will continue on Mondays. All students are welcome. Please look in the bulletin for dates. Players selected for the team earlier in the year will have an additional practice on Wednesdays. Practices run 4:15pm to 5:45pm.

MS Tennis: Trials are 12th, 14th, and 19th March. Students must be able to serve and rally. Practices and matches are on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Mid-season festivals are on Saturday 30th March and 18th May.

HS/MS Track and Field: No trials are held. Practices start on 11th March and are held on Mondays and Thursdays. Meets are held periodically on Thursdays (for MS). The end of season MS meet is on 18th May. As we run HS and MS practice at the same time, we have practice on both HS and MS days. Students must participate in at least one practice per week.

All participants must get a permission slip signed to leave campus. These were emailed to all students on 1st March. Final schedules will be released once teams are made.


Click here for the After School Clubs & Societies schedule

Click here for the Extra-Curricular Dance timetable


Peer Tutoring

If you are having trouble or need a boost in any subject, let Ms. Forrest know if you’re interested in peer tutoring and she can arrange for a high school student to help!


Would you be interested in learning to play the clarinet or the saxophone? 

If so please email Miss Stockall – stockallc@marymountlondon.com.


Click here for the Weekly Calendar w/e 15th March.

 

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