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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Finals 2019

Date:August 26, 2019

The Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Finals were held in the Bishop Centre 22 August. Dedication, preparation and good sportsmanship

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2019 Gala Concert | Friday 30 August

Date:August 5, 2019

No entry fee – all welcome.    

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Junior School Variety Night 2019

Date:July 25, 2019

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Tickets now available for “Harry Potter & The Wizard of Oz” – 2019 Junior School Variety Night.

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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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Principal’s Blog – “Sausage Factory” Schooling Model

Date:September 16, 2019

I recently had a terrific conversation with a university academic about the schooling model in Australia. Her view was very

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Principal’s Blog – Quality Educators

Date:August 29, 2019

As educators, we are continually looking at ways of improving the learning outcomes of the students in our schools. At

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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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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 3

Date: May 6, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

TAS in Action It was a terrific afternoon as WRS hosted the TAS in Action function. A steady stream of families toured the campus and were able

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 2

Date: May 2, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Transition Thanks to all the Year 5 and 6 families who attended the terrific transition evening at WRS on Thursday evening. It was great to meet and

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 1

Date: April 21, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Welcome back to Term 2. I hope everyone was able to spend some quality time with friends and family. School Video The new “Why TAS” video has

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 1 Week 10

Date: March 30, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Netball Great to see the TAS Netball teams play their grading games on Tuesday night. What an excellent program – thanks to Mrs Robati, all the coaches

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 1 Week 9

Date: March 24, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Swimming news! TAS Swimming has won the 2017 FNQ Regional Swimming Championships. This caps off a very successful season for the TAS club. It makes TAS Swimming

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 1 Week 8

Date: March 17, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Assessment News – 2016 NAPLAN We have had the opportunity to analyse the most recent NAPLAN results. Whilst many of the cohorts have performed admirably (for example,

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 1 Week 7

Date: March 10, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Yourtutor As you may have heard, the Cairns Library is offering the Yourtutor service free of charge. Unfortunately we are advised that funding for this service will

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 1 Week 5

Date: February 27, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Another amazing week in the life of TAS. The culture of support amongst students, parents and staff is quite unique. I was forwarded an email yesterday from

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 1 Week 4

Date: February 17, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

Welcome to our new format! Instead of the emails I have been sending out on Fridays, we are trialling using a web log instead. The intent is

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 1 Week 3

Date: February 10, 2017     Posted by: Sue Wicks

As we end Week 3, I wanted to congratulate our students on three wonderful leadership inductions. Last Friday we inducted the White Rock Junior school leaders, on

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