The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Scotch Parents

March Out 2017

As always, we had a large "army" of parent helpers who assisted in preparing and serving morning tea at March Out last Friday. Thanks to all those who gave so generously of their time for this wonderful day for the Scotch Community.

Scotch Parents Annual General Meeting

The first AGM for the new Scotch Parents association will be held in the Dining Room Annexe at 7.00pm on Tuesday, 14 November.

All positions will be open for nomination including:

  • President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Vice President - Special Purpose Grants Committee
  • Vice President - School Reps
  • Senior School Year Group Reps
  • Middle School Reps
  • Junior School Reps
  • Boarders Rep

Junior and Middle School Class Reps will be confirmed early in 2018.

If you would like to nominate please contact Lucia Barrett on

If you have any enquiries please email

We encourage all parents across the school, Junior, Middle and Senior to come along and be part of the support group contributing to the wellbeing of your son.

Guest Speaker Programme

It is with great pleasure Scotch Parents present Mr Mike Utsler COO Woodside as our first guest speaker for 2017. This will be a fantastic opportunity for boys and parents to listen to the real life experiences of a very well respected senior manager from corporate Western Australia.

Mike will share his experiences in leading the recovery and restoration program for the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

While tickets for this event are complimentary, please register your interest by visiting the Scotch College website and click on the "Book a Scotch Event" icon.

Upcoming Events

  • Junior School Grandparents Day - McKellar Hall - Friday 20 October
  • Year 12 Thank You - Dining Room Annexe - Tuesday 14 November 7.00pm
  • Guest Speaker - Mike Utsler - Thursday 26 October
  • Scotch Parents AGM - Tuesday 14 November 7.00pm

Mr Ian Knobel and Ms Steph Debnam
Scotch Parents