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White Rock Junior Chess Championships 2020

Date:August 21, 2020

On Thursday 20 August, a record 112 WRJ students from Year 2-6 participated in the WRJ Chess Championship 2020. All

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 2 2020

Date:June 15, 2020

Round 2 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships was held on the 12th of June. The wizardry of

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2020

Date:March 5, 2020

Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships was held on 3 March. The Bishop Centre was bursting

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Principal’s Welcome Event- 2020

Date:January 6, 2020

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Finals 2019

Date:August 26, 2019

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2019 Gala Concert | Friday 30 August

Date:August 5, 2019

No entry fee – all welcome.    

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Parents and Staff – Rethinking TikTok

Date:August 18, 2020

Your privacy matters Currently, there are multiple conversations being held around the world as to the safety, security, privacy, addiction

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Leo Lin (Year 12) reflects on his recent QUT STEM Internship

Date:July 23, 2020

Recently Grace Belson & Leo Lin (Year 12), were awarded a place in the QUT STEM Research Internship program. 2020.

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Principals Blog: Edition 3, 2020

Date:June 15, 2020

Dear TAS community,  Every now and then I receive an email that I feel the need to share, because it

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Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) stance on Year 11 & 12 return to school

Date:April 27, 2020

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) have called on the Queensland Government to allow all Year 11 and 12 students to return

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Principals Blog: A deeper look at the data – the story of a regional standout

Date:February 17, 2020

We were delighted to see the TAS class of ’19, the last group to ever receive an OP, placed #24

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Principals Blog: Edition 1, 2020

Date:February 4, 2020

Dear TAS community, As a Principal, receiving communications such as the one I recently received is one of the role’s

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Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships Round 3

Date: August 23, 2016    Posted by: Alana Ripepi

Chess continues to grow in popularity, both within the FNQ region and at TAS.  304 students, including 120 TAS students, descended on the Bishop Centre at White Rock Campus on Thursday 18 August to contest Round 3 of the FNQ Interschool Chess Championships.   Top Results for TAS students included:

Primary Premier Division first place TAS WRJ Bosel: Jackson Bosel, Raphael Paino, Andrew Robertson, Holly Brislan. This team has won a place at the Queensland Interschool Chess Championships in Brisbane Term 4.

Primary Premier Division Individual Board 4 prize Holly Brislan.

Primary A Division first place TAS WRJ Carruthers: Marcus Carruthers, Ethan Lewis, Aiden Latter, Jason Jhonly.

Primary A Division second place TAS WRJ Pandey: Vinuka Gamage, Pragyan Pandey, Frances Gale, Tyson Lewis.

Primary A Division third place TAS WRJ Hassan: Jinnan Hassan, Kano Thomson, Taney Pandey, Damian MacLaren.

Primary A Division Overall Individual Results:
First place Vinuka Gamage
Second place Tanay Pandey
Third place Jason Jhonly.

Primary B Division first place TAS WRJ Hills: Kai Palka, Tom Hills, James Nguyen, Myuri Gopalapillai.

Primary B Divison second place TAS KBJ Bird: Codey Toft, Mathew Elliot-Darlow, Tettane McWilliam Taiatini, Kaleb Howard.

Primary B Division third place TAS WRJ Chen: Joanna Chen, Ryan Goodfellow, Liam O’Shea, Georgia Clague.

Primary B Division Overall Results:
First place Kai Palka
Third place James Nguyen.

Primary C Division third place TAS WRJ Taylor: Vanessa Jamieson, Emily Taylor, Jessica Barker, Xavier Hillier.

Secondary Open Division first place TAS Poumaka: Wyatt Poumaka, Bea Ecube, Tara O’Keeffe, Flynn Martin.

 

Players from the White Rock Chess teams

Players from the White Rock Chess teams

Primary Premier Division Chess Winners Andrew Robertson, Raphael Paino, Holly Brislan, Jackson Bosel_4

Primary Premier Division Chess Winners Andrew Robertson, Raphael Paino, Holly Brislan, Jackson Bosel

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