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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Learning. Believing. Achieving – A message from Paul

Date:December 12, 2018

I write to you regarding recent stories in the media surrounding legislation concerning religious beliefs within faith-based schools. The Anglican


Learning, Believing, Achieving – Farewell Class of 2018

Date:November 19, 2018

What a wonderful morning on Friday celebrating our Year 12 students finishing their secondary schooling. The Year 12 students themselves


TAS News

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships, Round 1 2018

Date: March 12, 2018    Posted by: Sue Wicks

TAS hosted the first round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on 1 March, with 339 students competing. This is likely to be the biggest interschool tournament in Queensland this term. The TAS teams performed brilliantly, and a highlight of our results are listed below. We were inspired by the good sportsmanship, great ideas and positive mindsets that made the day a special one.

Primary A Grade (12 teams with 48 players)
Team Results
First TAS WRJ Robertson: Andrew Robertson, Angela Xiang, Vinuka Gamage and Aiden Latter
Second TAS WRJ Pandey: James Nguyen, Ryan Goodfellow, Joanna Chen and Pragyan Pandey
Individual Results
First Place Angela Xiang
Third Place James Nguyen
Fourth Place Ryan Goodfellow

Primary B Grade (19 teams with 70 players)
Team Results
First TAS WRJ Coombes: Hayden Coombes, Braith Bragg, Bailey Steigmeier and Matilda Hancock
Second TAS WRJ Reid: Thomas Hayward, Archie Reid, Charlene Chen and Xavier Hillier
Individual Results
First Place Hayden Coombes
Third Place Thomas Hayward
Fourth Place Braith Bragg

Primary C Grade (30 Teams with 101 players)
Team Results
First Place TAS WRJ Reeves: Leila Bryceson, Harriet Reeves, Shivansh Pandey and Brandon Lewis
Third Place TAS WRJ Stoelhorst: Jadon Norbury, Lily Edwards, John Phan and Sofia Stoelhorst
Individual Results
Third Place Leila Bryceson



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