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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


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


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


Principal’s Welcome Event- 2020

Date:January 6, 2020

Principal Paul Sjogren and the TAS teaching community would like to welcome all TAS parents, new and existing, to join


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


2019 Gala Concert | Friday 30 August

Date:August 5, 2019

No entry fee – all welcome.    


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


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.


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


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


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


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


TAS News

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 10

Date: September 18, 2017    Posted by: Alana Ripepi

To all families – have a wonderful break. Enjoys some well-earned time with your family and friends. I look forward to seeing you all in Term 4.

UQ Young Scholars

Congratulations to four of our Year 11 students who have been selected into the University of Queensland Young Scholars program in Brisbane over the summer break. Erin Mecklem, Harriet Grant, Luke Robinson, and James Leong


Netball Win

What a great win on by the TAS Taipans with a stirring, come-from-behind victory in Tuesday nights Grand Final. Thanks to supercoach Ms Elisa Robati and all the wonderful parents who have supported the girls throughout the season.


Inspire Art Show

Thanks to all involved in a  wonderful night at the INSPIRE Art show. Ms Ashburton, Ms Spence, staff and students did a wonderful job putting the show together, and it was truly spectacular. Thanks also to our auctioneer John Watts and the generous contributions made by those purchasing artworks during the evening.

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Saving a tree frog

Thanks to the students who saved a white-lipped green tree frog and put it back into a safer place in the environment. Thanks to Melody, James and Tegan, with support from Mrs Long, Mrs Elder and our terrific groundsmen. Frog rescue – mission accomplished!


Surf Life Saving success

TAS recently sent 23 athletes to the NQ Interschool Lifesaving Competition, competing in swim, board and running events. There were some wonderful personal performances, team work and good sp0ortsmanship on display. Special mention to Harriet Grant (Age Champion), Ella Goddard (Age Champion) and Hayden Telford (Age Champion Runner Up). Congratulations to all of our lifesavers today!


Model United Nations

Wow. What an outstanding morning last Friday watching our young people providing a template to the United Nations on how it should be done. Congratulations to all involved – our future world is in good hands if this is the calibre of our future leaders. Special thanks to Sanjana for her work as Chair – she was outstanding.

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