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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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Date:August 17, 2016

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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 2 Week 7

Date:June 2, 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 6

Date:May 26, 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 5

Date:May 21, 2017

The TAS Aquatic Centre hosts SLSC royalty! It was great to see the North Queensland Branch of Surf Life Saving

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Opening of Time Capsule – Class of 1998

Date: March 26, 2017    Posted by: Sue Wicks

As declared on the plaque, the Time Capsule buried by the Class of 1998 was opened on Monday 20 March 2017.  Many items contained were personal contributions from students and their families.  It is our wish that these items be returned to these families to celebrate the opening of the capsule.  If you recognise any of the items listed below, or recall some photos that you donated, please contact Sue Wicks, Director of Admissions and Marketing by email at marketing@tas.qld.edu.au or by phoning White Rock Campus on 07 4036 8111.

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Mr Paul Sjogren, TAS Principal, explores the contents of the time capsule with Class of 1998 representatives. Pictured L-R Julie-ann Brown, James Lidstone, Marty Webb, Mr Paul Sjogren, Tyson Clarke and Stewart Clyde-Smith

Time Capsule removal

Marty Webb, Tyson Clark and James Lidstone, students from Class of 1998, assist with pulling the time capsule from its place of rest.

The contents include quite a number of personal photos, which are available for inspection.  Unfortunately, some were damaged from their time in the capsule, but many retained their original condition.  We would be delighted to see these photos returned to their homes.

The information submitted by May Hubbard, Secretary to the Principal Fr Peter Laurence, shared with us that Petrol was 69.9c per litre; The Nanny was listed as a favourite TV program; and Savage Garden were one of the popular singing groups.  She has provided an interesting document sharing news about her family, together with more local and world news of the day.

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Trinitas, TAS times, Year 12 photo

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TAS Music well presented including TAS JAZZ Cassette

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Lots of personal envelopes and photos

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Many photos survived undamaged, but some were effected by their time in the capsule.

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The Ammunication box served its purpose well and secured all the items for almost 20 years.

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The Bishop Family contributed many items including a much-loved blue bear. The family will be happy to receive these letters, photos and memorabilia.

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Emma Robinson and Philip Cadell – your folders survived beautifully. As did a TAS Prospectus and a 1997 Trinitas.

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A contribution form May Hubbard, the Secretary to the Principal, Fr Peter Laurence, shares her family history, and some World and Local news of the day.

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Emma and Philip’s folders showing their success at TAS.

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Front covers from the Cairns Post from that week.

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