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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017

Date:August 20, 2017

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017 The third round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 2 2017

Date:May 26, 2017

The second round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 18 May.  Over 300 students

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TAS in Action – Senior School Open Day

Date:April 28, 2017

Come and see the TAS Difference for yourself. Thursday 4 May from 2.30pm to 5.00pm with school tours leaving every

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Opening of Time Capsule – Class of 1998

Date:March 26, 2017

As declared on the plaque, the Time Capsule buried by the Class of 1998 was opened on Monday 20 March

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 1, 2017.

Date:March 7, 2017

Over 270 students competed in the first round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on the 2 March. 

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Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships Round 3

Date:August 23, 2016

Chess continues to grow in popularity, both within the FNQ region and at TAS.  304 students, including 120 TAS students, descended on

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 2

Date:October 13, 2017

SHOUT-OUTS Good luck to our Chess teams in Brisbane this weekend. Friday: Queensland Interschool Chess Girls State Finals at Salisbury

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 1

Date:October 9, 2017

The 2017 Round Square international Conference was held in Cape Town, South Africa. It was co-hosted by three Round Square

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 10

Date:September 18, 2017

To all families – have a wonderful break. Enjoys some well-earned time with your family and friends. I look forward

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 9

Date:September 11, 2017

Energy Australia Art awards Well done to our young artists as they scooped up a number of awards at the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 8

Date:September 1, 2017

TAS Triathletes Our triathletes continue to lead the way in Cairns. Townsville Triathlon Festival – Saturday 19 and Sunday 20

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 7

Date:August 26, 2017

QAMT Maths Quiz Winners Each year the Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers runs the Year 7/8 QAMT Interschool Mathematics Quiz.

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Principal’s Profile

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In 2017, Mr Paul Sjogren was appointed as Principal of Trinity Anglican School.

Mr Sjogren has a background as an engineer before becoming an educator. Over his career, he has held positions as a Head of a Wigan Boarding House at Ballarat Grammar School, Head of Mathematics at Whitsunday Anglican School in Mackay, and Director of Senior School and Deputy Principal at St Andrew’s Anglican College on the Sunshine Coast. He has also had stints teaching overseas in Indiana and Florida in the USA.

A product of a regional Anglican school education, Mr Sjogren is a strong advocate of the moral and ethical foundations of education in an Anglican environment. He places emphasis on each student being given the opportunity and support to reach their potential in all aspects of their schooling. Mr Sjogren believes that great schools are able to balance the global, digital future needs of students with the traditionally valued characteristics of hard work, tolerance, team-work, leadership and service.

Mr Sjogren has a strong interest in the traits of effective and successful school leadership. In 2010 he spent a week at the Centre for Creative Leadership in North Carolina, one of the world’s leading leadership development organisations, and more recently at the Harvard Graduate School of Education working on leadership development strategies and skills.

His wife, Tracey, is a physiotherapist and he has two daughters: Danielle is studying Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne and Jacqueline is studying Psychology and Education at Wagner College in Staten Island, USA.

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