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TAS Time Tunnel farewells graduating cohort

Date:November 17, 2017

The whole school turned out in excitement to farewell our graduating Year 12's in the TAS traditional time tunnel. There Read more...

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017

Date:November 10, 2017

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017 The third round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were Read more...

From Cairns to Hollywood – TAS Student Kane O’Rielley heads to LA

Date:October 23, 2017

THANK YOU TO THE CAIRNS POST FOR THIS STORY - 21 OCTOBER 2017   KANE O’Rielley will have something in Read more...

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017

Date:August 20, 2017

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017 The third round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 7

Date:November 20, 2017

Year 12 farewell We farewelled out wonderful Year 12s with the traditional Year 12 breakfast and the walk through the Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 6

Date:November 10, 2017

China I have just returned from a study tour of China with Mr Saunders (English Teacher) as we explore expanding Read more...

Outstanding Opportunities | Astounding Achievements # 2

Date:November 1, 2017

Year 7/8 QAMT Maths Team outstanding at the State finals. Our Year 7/8 QAMT Maths Quiz team were outstanding at Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 4

Date:October 27, 2017

SHOUT-OUTS RAFFLE for the Coconut Carnival: A call out to all in the TAS community to sell your tickets. All Read more...

Outstanding Opportunities | Astounding Achievements

Date:October 25, 2017

Special Student Achievement Update Top Two Science Investigations in Queensland for 2017 are TAS students Wonderful news from Brisbane last Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 3

Date:October 23, 2017

Optiminds at the State Championships Congratulations to our Optiminds team who travelled to Brisbane last weekend to compete in the Read more...
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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 5

Date: August 15, 2017    Posted by: Sue Wicks

ExACT – Extension Activities and Groups at TAS

We were very excited to recently launch our ExACT program at Trinity Anglican School. This brings together the large range of extension activities available to our students into one overview and allows parents and students to discuss which opportunities that they would like to explore.

The 2-page schedule is worth exploring and can be found here .The schedule will be updated each year and should be read in conjunction with the TAP (Tutoring Assistance Program) schedule available here.

 

Swimming Success

Great news to start the swim season. TAS Swimming are the 2017 Short Course Regional Champions (1st TAS 412, 2nd Stingrays 250, 3rd Saints 165). TAS Swimming also won the Relay Trophy. And, more importantly, TAS swimmers gave it their all and showed resilience, teamwork and sportsmanship.

Individual highlights:

Girls 8&9 Age Champion: Joanna Chen
Boys 8&9 Runner Up: James Harpley
Girls 10&11 Runner Up: Jasmine Harpley
Girls 10&11 Age Champion: Leah Snelling
Girls 12&13 Age Champion: Jacinta Kome
Boys 12&13 Runner Up: Toby Taylor
Girls 14&15 Age Champion: Ella Goddard
Boys 14&15 Runner Up: Flynn Martin
Girls 16&Over Age Champion: Harriet Grant

In addition:

Harriet Grant : Regional Record Breaker & Runner Up FNQ IM Swimmer of the Year.
Flynn Martin: Regional Record Breaker & Runner Up Breaststroke Swimmer of the Year.
Ella Goddard: Multiple Regional Record Breaker & Overall FNQ Swimmer of the Year.

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Dancer Excels

Our congratulations to La Bella Carolan (Year 7) who has been selected to dance in London and Paris in 2018, as part of the Centre Stage Dance Studios Senior Dance Program. Even though she is dancing two levels higher than her age, La Bella was chosen to study to at 3 different dance schools in London:

  • Pineapple Studios – London. This will focus on hip hop, jazz and contemporary (5 days);
  • ‘The Palace’ – London. This will focuses primarily on contemporary, classical ballet (both Belle’s favourites, 5 days); and
  • London Studio Centre. This focuses on theatre and business studies, and within that, the focus is choreography, repertoire, history, contemporary, drama, jazz, musical theatre, pas de deux and singing (5 days).

We wish her all the best.

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TAS Voices

This ensemble really are something special. Could have very happily listened all day to their beautiful singing.

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Arts Success

It was terrific to attend the Receive>Respond Exhibition at Crate59 - Billy's Coffee in 59 Sheridan Street where a number of our senior Trinity Anglican School artists had their works displayed as part of this initiative. Congratulations to Emily Hand, Claudia Philp, Victoria Phipps, Anvita Sarkar, Madeleine Payne and Ashleigh Slattery. My thanks to Ms Leanne Shead - the standard of our student art work is quite remarkable.

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