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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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Learning, Believing, Achieving – The School’s Role in Developing Social and Resilient People

Date:June 24, 2019

I was fortunate enough to listen to a podcast recently of Bernard Salt who presented to the Independent Schools State

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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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P&F Association

New Rules of TAS P&F

The P&F are reviewing the Rules of the TAS P&F – and a draft is currently available for comment.  The next TAS P&F Meeting will be held on Wednesday 24 April at 5.30pm in the White Rock Library. 

If you have comments but are unable to attend the meeting, please email President, Sue Crocker.  

 


The Parents & Friends Association (P&F) is an essential and active member of the school community, forming a vital link between school and home. The P&F organises fundraising and social events throughout the school year to help raise funds to provide additional resources for TAS students.

 

Over the past few years, the P&F have raised funds for the purchase of: 

  • Shade Sail WRJ ($20,000)
  • Student travel sponsorship WRS ($500)
  • Round Square Donation WRS ($500)
  • Playground KBJ ($45,000)
  • Portable Sound System x 2 WRJ/KBJ ($5,000)
  • Playground WRJ ($30,000)
  • 3 D Printers WRS ($10,000)
  • Spheros Class Set x 2 WRJ/KBJ ($2,000)
  • Bee bots class set x 2 WRJ/KBJ ($1000)
  • Ride on Cars (Road safety) ($1400)
  • Sporting equipment WRJ / KBJ ($1,100)
  • Handball Courts KBJ ($200)
  • Number Grid/Games Prep/Kindy area KBJ ($200)

Subcommittees of the P&F operate at White Rock and Kewarra Beach.

If you are interested in becoming involved in the P&F, application forms can be found below and should be completed and returned to the school, addressed to the P&F Secretary.


P&F Management Committee

  • President – Sue Crocker (Email: president@taspandf.com)
  • Vice President, TAS White Rock – Susan Swanston
  • Vice President, TAS Kewarra Beach Junior – Jame Coll
  • Secretary – Sarah Coll
  • Treasurer – Robert Gale
  • White Rock Junior Representative – currently vacant
  • White Rock Senior Representative – Susan Swanston
  • Kewarra Beach Representative – Courtney Willliams

 

Key Points from Meeting - 3 April 2019
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Everyone Can Help - Just One Thing
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P&F Member Application Form
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P&F Constitution
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