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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 – Week 6. Term 2

Date: May 25, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Mothers Day at WRJ What a terrific morning to celebrate Mothers Day at White Rock. A beautiful breakfast followed by a fashion parade. Thanks to all the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving. Week 5, Term 2

Date: May 18, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Year 6 Outdoor Education at Chillagoe My thanks to the Year 6 staff, Outdoor Education staff and the outdoor education specialists who made the Year 6 outdoor

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Learning. Believing. Achieving. Week 3, Term 2

Date: May 2, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Friday late afternoon Hockey followed by Saturday morning Football. So great to see our students proudly wearing their TAS uniforms and representing the school with great sportsmanship

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Week 2 Term 2

Date: April 27, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

What a terrific ANZAC Service at WRS on Monday 23rd. Thank you to all staff and students for being part of this. In particular, thanks to our

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Week 9 Term 1

Date: March 27, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

The Queen’s Baton Relay What a terrific morning at Kewarra Beach campus on Friday 16 March. The campus looked magnificent as we were chosen to launch the Cairns

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Week 8 Term 1

Date: March 19, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Is there something in the water at TAS? Sometimes, as a school, you are reminded just how great your students and staff really are. On Tuesday in

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Week 7 Term 1

Date: March 6, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Congratulations Emerging Artist, Evelyn Mikembe Evelyn took part in the FLAME 2018 mentorship and exhibition project. This exhibition will launch at 6pm on Saturday 10 March. It

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Week 6 Term 1

Date: March 1, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Good luck Ella We wish Year 9 TAS student Ella Goddard all the best as she heads off for the Commonwealth Games Selection Trials, held on the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Week 5 Term 1

Date: February 19, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Music What a terrific evening on Saturday night in the Bishop Centre. We were treated to some wonderful performances from the orchestra, the strings ensemble and the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Week 2 Term 1

Date: February 9, 2018     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Smart Phones I was interested to read the discussion recently in the media regarding smart phones in the classrooms of Australian schools. Schools vary greatly in how

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