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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 2 2017

Date:May 26, 2017

The second round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 18 May.  Over 300 students

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TAS in Action – Senior School Open Day

Date:April 28, 2017

Come and see the TAS Difference for yourself. Thursday 4 May from 2.30pm to 5.00pm with school tours leaving every

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Opening of Time Capsule – Class of 1998

Date:March 26, 2017

As declared on the plaque, the Time Capsule buried by the Class of 1998 was opened on Monday 20 March

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 1, 2017.

Date:March 7, 2017

Over 270 students competed in the first round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on the 2 March. 

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Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships Round 3

Date:August 23, 2016

Chess continues to grow in popularity, both within the FNQ region and at TAS.  304 students, including 120 TAS students, descended on

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YEAR 11 INFORMATION EVENING: A Great Success

Date:August 17, 2016

Students who attended our Year 11 Information Evening on Tuesday 16 August, declared the event a great success.  They were able

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 3

Date:July 28, 2017

Dear TAS Community, As you know, our Head of Junior School – White Rock, Barb La Coste, retired at the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 2

Date:July 22, 2017

Cairns Show I I hope everyone who attended the Cairns Show came to visit the TAS stall and say hello. It

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 1

Date:July 14, 2017

Welcome back to the second half of the year. I hope all families are feeling rested and refreshed and ready

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 10

Date:June 23, 2017

Just a reminder – keep up to date with what’s happening. Lots of news from TAS is posted on the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 9

Date:June 16, 2017

Just a reminder – keep up to date with what’s happening. Lots of news from TAS is posted on the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 2 Week 8

Date:June 9, 2017

Just a reminder – keep up to date with what’s happening. Lots of news from TAS is posted on the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 1

Date: July 14, 2017    Posted by: Sue Wicks

Welcome back to the second half of the year. I hope all families are feeling rested and refreshed and ready for another busy 6 months. We are all looking forward to welcoming back the Year 6s from Canberra and hearing of their exciting (if a little cold) adventures.

As many senior students will have experienced, the new teaching wings at WRS have opened and classes are now under way in these terrific teaching areas.

We welcome Ms Imelda Spence as the acting Head of Junior School – White Rock for this semester and it has been great to see Ms Spence getting to know students and families. Ms Spence has a long history at Trinity Anglican School, including having previously been a Head of Junior School at Kewarra Beach.

The School has moved forward with planning for the new under-cover area at Kewarra Beach. Draft concept drawings were displayed at the Kewarra Beach Principal’s Forum and are now on display in the foyer at the Kewarra Beach administration building.

Swimming over the holidays

TAS Swimming hosted the first swimming carnival in the region for the new swimming season. 140 swimmers competed for a total of 900 swims completed over the 2 day meet. We had teams from as far afield as Darwin and Townsville attending and enjoying our terrific facility.

The TAS Swimming Club ran a great carnival with nothing but positive feedback from the swimming community. Thanks to all involved and bring on the next swim season!

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Year 12 student Emily Hand wins a bursary to attend Melbourne University Open Day

Congratulations to Year 12 student Emily Hand regarding the Melbourne University Aspiring Scholars Open Day competition. Emily won a bursary that covered flights, a contribution towards meals and accommodation funding, a campus tour and unlimited access to the High Achiever’s Lounge at the university.

Emily’s submission was outstanding, effectively combining commitment and creativity, the two major selection criteria. As only 2 bursaries were awarded per state, well done Emily.

Tutoring and Assistance Program (TAP) at Trinity Anglican School

The School has commenced a Tutoring and Assistance Program at White Rock Senior in Semester Two. A more detailed overview will be sent out in the near future but assistance will be offered as follows:

SUBJECT STAFF WHEN WHERE
Mathematics/Science Maths staff

Maths and Science staff

Tuesday 3:20 – 4:00pm

Thursday Break #1

S40

S40

English English staff Wednesday 8:00 – 8:30am

Thursday Break #2

C14

C14

Peer tutoring Y12 Academic Captains Tuesday Break #1

Friday Break #2

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G30

I am hopeful that demand will mean this program will grow over time. It provides a terrific opportunity for students to get assistance to help reach their academic potential. Please send me any feedback you may have regarding the TAP program as we look to fine tune it.

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