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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 7, Term 3.

Date:September 21, 2018

As Term 3 comes to an end, so do many of the sport seasons. I was lucky enough to be

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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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Online Safety and Cyberbullying | 11 June @ 6pm

Date:June 6, 2018

As parents, carers and educators, we are all very aware of internet safety.   On Monday 11 June, TAS is

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Rock Under the Stars 2018

Date:June 6, 2018

It was a great night’s entertainment from TAS students at the annual Rock Under the Stars concert held on 1

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 6, Term 3.

Date:September 7, 2018

It was great to spend some time with Senior School staff on Monday afternoon as we discussed the TAS TALL

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 5, Term 3.

Date:August 30, 2018

Bookweek is a terrific week in the life of the school. I want to thank our wonderful Library staff (Kerrie,

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 4, Term 3.

Date:August 30, 2018

Thank you to all the wonderful parents and students who contribute so much to make TAS such a vibrant and

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 3, Term 3.

Date:August 17, 2018

Another terrific week at TAS. Our students, parents and staff are certainly very active and involved! KBJ night walk What

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Edition 2, Term 3

Date:August 7, 2018

TAS is a school where there is always something happening! I love seeing so many of our students involved in

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – Edition 1, Term 3

Date:July 30, 2018

Secondary Chess is Back! It is excellent to see the Secondary Chess Club up and running again at White Rock.

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Outstanding Opportunities | Astounding Achievements

Date: October 25, 2017    Posted by: Sue Wicks

Special Student Achievement Update

Top Two Science Investigations in Queensland for 2017 are TAS students

Wonderful news from Brisbane last week where two of our students have been announced First and Second in the 2017 Science Teachers Association of Queensland (STAQ) Science Competition. This is a remarkable achievement, as the competition is for all students throughout Queensland, including the large, STEM-focused schools in South East Queensland. As a physics teacher in a past life, I know how incredibly high the standard of submissions are in this competition and to achieve the top two places is extraordinary. Our thanks to the STEM department, our terrific Physics teacher, Mr Brain Springell, and the outstanding STEM program at TAS.

1st Place in Queensland – Samuel Kwort

Samuel’s investigation was on Shear Failure of deforested soils

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2nd Place in Queensland – Yasin Adikari

Yasin’s investigation was on the Levitation of Superconductors

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Claudia Philp achieves Second Place in the State for her Ancient History Essay

Congratulations to Year 12 student Claudia Philp. She has just been awarded second place for the prestigious Queensland History Teachers’ Association – Historical Writing Competition (2017) in Year 12 Ancient History. Claudia is School Vice Captain, champion sportswoman and an outstanding student. She was the only place-getter in this competition from a school outside Southeast Queensland. Well done Claudia, and our thanks to Mrs. Sarah Coleman who continues to guide and mentor students in our award-winning Ancient History program.

Claudia

Kane O’Reilly gains a scholarship at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in LA

Year 12 student Kane O’Reilly has just received the news that he has won a place at the prestigious AADA for 2018, one of only 180 students worldwide and, as far as we know, 1 of 3 Australian students this intake. Alumni of the AADA include Robert Redford, Kirk Douglas, Danny DeVito, Lauren Becall, and a host of others. Alumni have received 108 Oscar nominations, 288 Emmy nominations and 93 Tony nominations. This is a remarkable feat by Kane and will provide him a wonderful stepping stone for a career in performing arts. Truly amazing.

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