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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships – Round 2 2019

Date:May 31, 2019

TAS Teams enjoyed excellent success in Round 2 of the FNQ Interschool Championships held on 28 May due to their

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2019

Date:March 12, 2019

It was great to see 294 students competing in Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships last

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Remembering Kara

Date:February 25, 2019

Today, we celebrated the life of much-loved teacher Miss Kara Pylypiuk.    The TAS Community is in mourning at the

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report – Finals 2018

Date:August 28, 2018

Finals of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 23 August with 372 students competing.  The

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Trinity Day 2018

Date:June 8, 2018

We celebrated our 35th birthday at TAS this week, and were blessed to have Bishop Bill Ray deliver our Trinity

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Stargazing World Record Attempt

Date:June 7, 2018

On Wednesday 23 May, over 300 people gathered at TAS to participate in the World Record Attempt for the Most

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – The School’s Role in Developing Social and Resilient People

Date:June 24, 2019

I was fortunate enough to listen to a podcast recently of Bernard Salt who presented to the Independent Schools State

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Principal’s Message – Trinity Day 2019

Date:June 17, 2019

For those who missed the Trinity Day message from Principal Paul Sjogren about the importance of the three pillars of

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Principal’s Blog – Student Gain Analysis | NAPLAN

Date:June 5, 2019

NAPLAN Student Gain Analysis 2016 – 2018 data One way of measuring the quality of teaching and learning at a

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TAS – Top 3% of Secondary Schools

Date:March 7, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, We were pleased to receive contact recently from the federal government’s Chair of the Standing Committee on

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Year 12 Outcomes for Cairns Schools

Date:March 4, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, Some of you will have read the Cairns Post story last week on the Year 12 outcomes

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Principal’s Blog 2019 – Response to Fees

Date:February 1, 2019

Dear Parents Welcome back to another exciting year. Some of you may have read a story in the Cairns Post

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – RSIC Conference

Date: October 5, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Round Square International Conference, Ontario, Canada. 2018 Sunday afternoon 30/9 What an amazing event the Round Square International Conference has been so far. I met up with

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 7, Term 3.

Date: September 21, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

As Term 3 comes to an end, so do many of the sport seasons. I was lucky enough to be able to attend and watch TAS teams

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 6, Term 3.

Date: September 7, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

It was great to spend some time with Senior School staff on Monday afternoon as we discussed the TAS TALL program. The TALL program is “Teaching As

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 5, Term 3.

Date: August 30, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Bookweek is a terrific week in the life of the school. I want to thank our wonderful Library staff (Kerrie, Clare, Karla and Kimberly) on both campuses

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 4, Term 3.

Date: August 30, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Thank you to all the wonderful parents and students who contribute so much to make TAS such a vibrant and involved community. Variety Night What a wonderful

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 3, Term 3.

Date: August 17, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Another terrific week at TAS. Our students, parents and staff are certainly very active and involved! KBJ night walk What an amazing evening last Friday night at

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Edition 2, Term 3

Date: August 7, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

TAS is a school where there is always something happening! I love seeing so many of our students involved in some of the opportunities made available to

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Edition 1, Term 3

Date: July 30, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Secondary Chess is Back! It is excellent to see the Secondary Chess Club up and running again at White Rock. We have expert coach Mr Patrick Williams

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Week 9, Term 2.

Date: June 18, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Swimming Legends at TAS Vince Raleigh’s swim team recently held a training camp at the TAS Aquatic Centre. Vince is one of Australia’s most decorated and successful

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Week 7, Term 2.

Date: June 1, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Confirmation Service What a terrific service last Thursday. Year 6 students Matthew Darlow-Elliot and Caitlin Allen were confirmed into the Anglican faith at the Chapel of St

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