The Galstaun College Parents and Friends Association (P&F) is a much valued part of our College community and has many committed and passionate members – all selflessly giving their time to make our College a better place for the students.
The Galstaun College Parents and Friends Association was formally launched in 2010 with a purpose is to assist with fundraising for Galstaun College. Since that time the P&F has raised valuable monies towards the following projects:
College supplies including technology
College grounds maintenance
All parents are welcome
All parents and friends of the College are welcome to be involved in the Parents & Friends Association (P&F).
The P&F meets bi-monthly and parents are welcome to attend meetings to hear more about the P&F activities. For more information on joining the P&F please contact the P&F Executive.
The current aim of the P&F is to bring the College community together and build the College community culture whilst fundraising by hosting events to assist the school to upgrade or introduce new facilities and programs.
The P&F committee is integral in the planning and running of events including College Dinner Balls, College Parents theme nights and events, College Student theme events, the College end of year Carols, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Grandparent’s Day and the Galstaun College Principal’s Cup Golf Day.
The structure of the Association is as follows:
6 Executive Members (who chair the Support Committees).
Each Executive Member convenes meetings of the relevant committee as required and reports on the activities at P&F meetings.
Listed below are the names of the office bearers and the executive members:
President – Nyrie Soghomonian
Treasurer – Talin Pailagian
Secretary – Nyree Kelleyan
Events – Marianna Makasian, Carol Paragassian, Seraik Poliopoulos, Michelin Segers, Berj Ohannesian, Mardo Borghonzian, Gassia Farrugia, Garen Kopoushian, Ari Simonian and Zohrab Yedelian
Uniform Shop – Sylva Kazandjian
Meet Edward Demirdjian,
the Steward of Galstaun College.
Founded in 1986, Galstaun College is a co-educational Armenian Christian College for students in Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 at Ingleside, on Sydney’s upper North Shore. A non-selective school, Galstaun offers a bilingual Armenian education with Armenian studies preserving and fostering Armenian culture. The College draws students from Manly Warringah, North Shore, Ryde, Pymble, St Ives, the Northern Beaches, Hills District and Western Sydney.
Galstaun College champions a child safe culture. All staff and volunteers abide by a Code of Conduct that sets clear behaviour guidelines towards children and young persons.
Galstaun College acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which our school stands, the Garigal people of the Eora nation. We pay our respect to Elders, past, present, and emerging whose culture and customs have nurtured and sustained the land on which we live and learn, and whose words of wisdom have guided our school community over many years.