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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

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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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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 2

Date:October 13, 2017

SHOUT-OUTS Good luck to our Chess teams in Brisbane this weekend. Friday: Queensland Interschool Chess Girls State Finals at Salisbury

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 1

Date:October 9, 2017

The 2017 Round Square international Conference was held in Cape Town, South Africa. It was co-hosted by three Round Square

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 10

Date:September 18, 2017

To all families – have a wonderful break. Enjoys some well-earned time with your family and friends. I look forward

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 9

Date:September 11, 2017

Energy Australia Art awards Well done to our young artists as they scooped up a number of awards at the

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 8

Date:September 1, 2017

TAS Triathletes Our triathletes continue to lead the way in Cairns. Townsville Triathlon Festival – Saturday 19 and Sunday 20

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 3 Week 7

Date:August 26, 2017

QAMT Maths Quiz Winners Each year the Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers runs the Year 7/8 QAMT Interschool Mathematics Quiz.

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TAS Facilities

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Spread over two sprawling hectares, the TAS White Rock campus offers a variety of facilities to assist in your child’s time at the school. These include TAS Aquatic Centre, state-of-the-art Science Building and Bishop Centre for Performing Arts.

The TAS Kewarra Beach campus offers a large sporting ground, a dedicated science laboratory and utilises the facilities at the Smithfield Swimming Pool.

TUNG YEP AND STUART LIBRARIES

Key to the Past, Present & Future

TAS Libraries provide a welcoming and innovative information gateway that supports teaching and learning. The vision of TAS libraries is to empower students and staff to be life-long learners, informed decision-makers, users of information technologies, and enthusiastic readers – teaching them to observe all things.

Both libraries present a stimulating and contemporary learning and research environment. Staff and students have access to a large collection of print, digital and technological resources. To read more…

Check out the TAS Libraries Facebook page – www.facebook.com.au/StuartLibrary

THE BISHOP CENTRE

Located at TAS White Rock, the Bishop Centre for Performing Arts is the home to TAS celebrations, events, musicals, assemblies and presentation days. Seating up to 400 theatre style, the centre has a professional lighting and sound system and is available for hire. For enquiries, please contact White Rock Senior reception on 07 4036 8111 or email wrsreception@tas.qld.edu.au.

TAS AQUATIC CENTRE

Located on the schools private grounds, the TAS Aquatic Centre features an Olympic sized fully shaded state of the art swimming pool.

The pool’s versatile design allows for a variety of event configurations, including FINA approved Long Course and Short Course competitions, water polo and learn-to-swim classes. Ramp access opens the facility to swimmers with special needs. To read more…

For bookings and how to find out more about the TAS Aquatic Centre, speak to one of our friendly staff by phone 07 4036 8195 or email aquatic@tas.qld.edu.au.

WHITE ROCK MULTI-PURPOSE HALL

Opened in 2010, the multi-purpose hall located at White Rock is a facility used by both Senior and Junior students. Up to 200 spectators can sit in air-conditioned comfort whilst students play a range of sports including netball, basketball, futsal and volleyball. A 17mm thick synthetic floor, which is particularly kind on children’s knees has been laid and a 4m run off area surrounds the court to ensure safety for players. The hall features’ an electronic scoreboard and high quality PA system. Two sets of change rooms include showers and the hall has catering facilities with the ability to serve customers inside the hall and outside under the multi-purpose, undercover annexe. The building also houses two classrooms on the top floor.

TAS SCIENCE BUILDING

Borrowing its unique design from a DNA double helix, the Science Building was opened in 2015 by, Queensland’s Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett. The facility contains two Mathematics classrooms and six dedicated Science laboratories with state of the art equipment and electric works. The building features roof mounted solar panels that enable the school to produce electricity and monitor usage whilst synthetic-turf on the roof provides an outdoor area for students to conduct scientific experiments.

 

 

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