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Archive for January 2012

Behind the Scenes- Dress Rehearsal

This years production is nearly upon us! The energy and enthusiasm of the students, staff and parents has been extraordinary and as the final touches are made there is a very real sense of anticipation. I am sure that you will wish them all well for the first performance on Wednesday afternoon. I hope you…

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Behind the Scenes – Ticket sales move quickly!

Students queued  early this morning to collect tickets for this years school production of ‘Holes’! It is always rewarding to see the full support the community give to the school productions. This year the performances start on  Wednesday 1st February with a matinee performance for Charlton House. Public performances start on Thursday 2nd February and…

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Behind the Scenes – Lighting Crew 'reach new heights'

The lighting crew are a very dedicated bunch. For the last two evenings they have worked until 7pm under the close supervision of Dr Kowalewski and Alex Matthews to erect the lighting rigs and stage lights. All of them need to be tested and positioned to ensure they work on the night.

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Behind the Scenes – Play Rehearsal and sound checks

The play rehearsal on Thursday brought together the entire cast, with the sound technicians able for the first time to co-ordinate music and sound effects for the play. With stage and lighting crews now working at full pace the production is beginning to feel more imminent. With only two weeks till the opening night (…

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New School Desks

The College has been fortunate to source 145 desks, they arrived on Thursday morning during the play rehearsal. Students and staff were keen to lay claim on them. Although I suspect Mr O’Farrell is a little to big for the one he selected! St Mary’s has always had a long tradition of individual wooden desks,…

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City 5-a Side Champions 2012!

Last Thursday the 12th January, St. Mary’s College took part in the Southampton City 5-a-side indoor football we entered the hall looking very smart in our football kit, we left the hall with a medal each and a very nice looking trophy.  The above photograph shows John on the top left, William on the top…

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