As you entered St Mary’s Primary School on Saturday, 18 November 2023, anticipation filled the air. The annual St Mary’s School Fair was about to begin, and the excitement was palpable. The atmosphere was electric, from the vibrant stalls with colourful balloons to the tantalising aroma of freshly cooked food.
A Culmination of Hard Work and Dedication
The fair was a culmination of months of hard work and dedication from our school community. Emilie Rodriguez and Sarah Simon, the masterminds behind the event, deserve special recognition for their tireless efforts. Their vision and leadership transformed our school grounds into a wonderland of fun and excitement.
The Fair Committee
The Fair Committee, comprising Sarah Simon, Emilie Rodriguez, Cass Ballard, Michaela Moran, Nat Armstrong, Jane De Cruz, Matt Quinn, Emily Hayden, Kim Fendley, Zee Cruz, Susan McCoy, and Caroline Laker, played a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth running of the event. Their dedication and organisational skills were instrumental in creating a memorable experience for all.
Gratitude to the Community
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the grade reps, parent helpers, volunteers, staff, and parishioners who contributed their time and energy to make the fair a resounding success. Their unwavering support was invaluable, and their efforts are deeply appreciated.
A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors
A special thank you also goes to our generous sponsors, whose contributions played a significant role in making the fair possible. We encourage our community to show their appreciation by supporting these businesses whenever possible.
The Generosity of Our Community
Finally, we acknowledge the remarkable generosity of all those who attended the fair. Your presence and support were overwhelming, and we are incredibly grateful for your contributions. The funds raised will be used to enhance our playground and soon-to-be-available new library, ensuring that our students continue to have access to a stimulating and enriching learning environment.
A Record-Breaking Success
With a record-breaking profit of $71,116.43, the 2023 St Mary’s School Fair was an extraordinary success. It is a testament to our school community’s spirit of unity and collaboration. We are incredibly proud of what we have achieved together and look forward to building upon this success in the years to come.
We would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the 2023 St Mary’s School Fair. Your hard work, dedication, and generosity made it a special day for our school community.
We are already looking forward to our next biennial Spring Fair in 2025!