Mulligan success at Junior Aquathon
Congratulations to Mulligan house on winning the 2013 Junior Aquathon held at the TAS Aquatic Centre on Friday 8th of March.
Well done to all participants on showing such great sportsmanship, encourgement and TAS spirit!
The Year 7 captains are to be commended on their leadership at the event, with students coming to help set up in the morning and to pack up in the afternoon. A big thank you to all the teachers and parents who helped with the organisation of another successful Junior Aquathon.
TAS hosts FNQ Chess Championships
Over 200 hundred students attended round one of the FNQ Chess Championships held at TAS White Rock on Thursday 28 February. Congratulations to the TAS White Rock Junior team who won 26 out of 28 games.
While the TAS Chess programme offers students the opportunity to compete in variety of local, regional and State competitions it also has many intellectual benefits such as enhancing self confidence, spatial awareness, pattern recognition, problem solving skills and the ability to accept consequences of your actions.
Mulligan House Wins Swimming Carnival
Congratulations to all students who participated in the 30th Annual Secondary Interhouse Swimming Carnival held on Friday 22 February.
Well done to Hannah Synott, Dylan Siegmann, Stephanie Schmidt, Liam Simpson, Isabel Byrne, Nathan Lang, Tegan McCarthy, Daniel Simpson, Rachael Gilholm and Jack Hare on finshing the canrival as Age Champions.
School record breakers were Dylan Siegmann and Tegan McCarthy, with Dylan taking a full second off the 13 boys 50m freestyle record and Tegan taking a second each of the 16 girls 50m backstroke and breaststroke records.
The overall points winner of the carnival was Mulligan followed by Kennedy, Leichhardt and Dalrymple.
The Cheer Squad competition was incredibly close and an amazing spectacle with Kennedy house victorious. Dalrymple and Mulligan tied in the calculation of best house participation to share the coveted Dragonheart trophy.
2013 Captains & Student Leaders Investiture
The investiture of the Captains and Student Leaders is always a very special day for our school as we formally acknowledge our Year 12 leaders.
- School Captains: Matthew Church & Katie Schmidt.
- Vice Captains: Loic Leray and Phoebe Lewis.
- Academic Captains: Phoebe Lewis & Katie Schmidt.
- Chapel Captain: Genevieve Fletcher.
- International Captains: Edward Cain & Julia Selimi.
- Performing Arts Captains: Asha Lawson & Gianni Vecchio.
- Round Square Captains: Emma Austin & Sam Hennigan.
- Sports Captains: Maddie Fox & Dylan Lazzaroni.
- SRC: Matthew Church & Jessica Maiolo.
- Year 8: Bronte Calligaro, Thomas Freeman, James O'Donohue & Tara Wellstead.
- Dalrymple Captains: Alexis Head & Oliver Lester.
- Kennedy Captains: Loic Leray & Daney Weir.
- Leichhardt Captains: Mnaan Fraz & Tamaya Peressini.
- Mulligan Captains: Grace Morton & Joshua Vohland.
Congratulations to top sport Montanna!
Congratulations to Montanna McAvoy who has been presented with the David Andrews Memorial Trophy for 'Most Outstanding Primary School Athlete in the Peninsula Region for 2012'.
The honour follows a great year for Montanna that included representative honours in track and field, touch football, football (soccer) and vigoro.
Montanna, in Year 8, is also named as one of the top 12 performing athletes in Queensland and has been awarded membership to the "Queensland Future State Greats".