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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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Online Safety and Cyberbullying | 11 June @ 6pm

Date:June 6, 2018

As parents, carers and educators, we are all very aware of internet safety.   On Monday 11 June, TAS is

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Rock Under the Stars 2018

Date:June 6, 2018

It was a great night’s entertainment from TAS students at the annual Rock Under the Stars concert held on 1

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 2 2018

Date:June 5, 2018

More than 330 students competed in the second round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on the 31

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – RSIC Conference

Date:October 5, 2018

Round Square International Conference, Ontario, Canada. 2018 Sunday afternoon 30/9 What an amazing event the Round Square International Conference has

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

Date:September 21, 2018

As Term 3 comes to an end, so do many of the sport seasons. I was lucky enough to be

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

Date:September 7, 2018

It was great to spend some time with Senior School staff on Monday afternoon as we discussed the TAS TALL

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

Date:August 30, 2018

Bookweek is a terrific week in the life of the school. I want to thank our wonderful Library staff (Kerrie,

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

Date:August 30, 2018

Thank you to all the wonderful parents and students who contribute so much to make TAS such a vibrant and

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

Date:August 17, 2018

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

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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 them.

Peter Pan

What an amazing two nights of performance! To almost sold-out audiences on both nights, our thespians gave a cracking rendition of Peter Pan, although one of the littlies, in a very serious voice, did tell me that Captain Hook was a bit scary, even though she knew he was a high school boy really! I am so grateful to our TAS community for your positive support of our staff and students from this year’s production. Thanks to Ms Saunders, Ms Radcliff and all the staff and parents who helped out, our tech and backstage crew, and of course to the incredibly talented cast. The bar height has now been set!

 

Kara P presentation

I happened to wander into a terrific presentation to our younger students in WRJ from our senior Biology and Marine Studies teacher, Ms Pylypiuk. In a previous career Ms Pylypiuk worked in Vancouver on Orca research projects in her role as a marine scientist. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience working closely with these amazing animals and the students were very engaged and interested in her presentation. Thanks Ms P.  

Swimming

Great to see TAS Swimming at the Gordonvale pool last weekend for the short course regional championships. Terrific results all round with many personal bests. TAS Swimming won the regional championships for the third consecutive year, with seven age champions (Cassidy Dore, James Harpley, Leah Snelling, Joanna Chen, Thomas Chen, Jacinta Kome, Ella Goddard), four FNQ record-breakers (Leah Snelling, Ella Goddard, Flynn Martin, Harriet Grant), the FNQ swimmer of the year (Ella Goddard), and numerous other awards recipients. A truly amazing weekend.

Reunion

Great to meet up with some of the graduates from 1998. We had an enjoyable afternoon touring the campus and then afternoon refreshments on the roof of the STEM building. Some wonderful stories and genuine fondness for their school days at TAS. They were very interested to hear that Mr Tippet and Mr. Springall were still going strong!

Netball

The Fowler Cup on Sunday was another terrific sporting event. Out Netball teams played many games, but did so with positivity and good cheer. Thanks to our Netball coaches, Elisa and Rachel and our wonderful mums and dads who spent the day cheering on the mighty TAS Topaz and TAS Jade teams.

 

 

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