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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships – Round 2 2019

Date:May 31, 2019

TAS Teams enjoyed excellent success in Round 2 of the FNQ Interschool Championships held on 28 May due to their

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2019

Date:March 12, 2019

It was great to see 294 students competing in Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships last

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Remembering Kara

Date:February 25, 2019

Today, we celebrated the life of much-loved teacher Miss Kara Pylypiuk.    The TAS Community is in mourning at the

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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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Principal’s Message – Trinity Day 2019

Date:June 17, 2019

For those who missed the Trinity Day message from Principal Paul Sjogren about the importance of the three pillars of

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Principal’s Blog – Student Gain Analysis | NAPLAN

Date:June 5, 2019

NAPLAN Student Gain Analysis 2016 – 2018 data One way of measuring the quality of teaching and learning at a

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TAS – Top 3% of Secondary Schools

Date:March 7, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, We were pleased to receive contact recently from the federal government’s Chair of the Standing Committee on

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Year 12 Outcomes for Cairns Schools

Date:March 4, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, Some of you will have read the Cairns Post story last week on the Year 12 outcomes

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Principal’s Blog 2019 – Response to Fees

Date:February 1, 2019

Dear Parents Welcome back to another exciting year. Some of you may have read a story in the Cairns Post

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 1, Term 1/2019

Date:February 1, 2019

Sometimes an authentic experience reminds you of the good. I was driving my mother-in-law’s car up to Cairns recently, for

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Welcome to 2018

Date: January 24, 2018    Posted by: Sue Wicks

Welcome back to our TAS community. I hope that you have had a wonderful break and are looking forward to a terrific 2018. Staff have been working hard in the lead up to the school year to provide an excellent academic, pastoral and co-curricular program for our students.

We welcome Mr Peter Gazzola as Head of Junior School, White Rock for 2018. Peter has really enjoyed meeting with the staff and is looking forward to meeting and chatting with the TAS, White Rock community in the coming weeks.

I have been reading quite a bit over the holidays regarding strategies to improve the effectiveness of  pedagogy and teaching programs. There is quite a bit of evidence out there regarding the most effective ways of promoting optimum student learning and I will elaborate further on this in my first Newsletter article.

Student Leaders Excel

TAS Secondary student leaders had a terrific leadership seminar on Monday 22 January.  The students undertook a number of activities to help them develop their leadership skills. They are a very impressive group of young men and women and I am certain they will lead the school with aplomb through 2018.

 

 

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