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12 05, 2022

COMMUNITY NEWS

2022-05-12T12:14:45+10:0012 May, 2022|Categories: Junior School, Middle School, Senior School|

We are pleased to provide a community news section in our news highlighting events in the wider Launceston community that may be of interest to families. Included this week:

  • Launceston PCYC – Rhythmic Gymnastics

Go to community news

8 04, 2022

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2022-04-09T08:37:28+10:008 April, 2022|Categories: Junior School, Middle School, Senior School|

Inspiring students to drive innovation through UTAS partnership

“Entrepreneurship is the engine fuelling innovation, employment generation and economic growth…the power that education has in developing the skills that generate an entrepreneurial mindset and in preparing future leaders for solving more complex, interlinked and fast-changing problems” (OECD, Entrepreneurial Education in Practice, 2015)

Facilitating entrepreneurial mindsets at the College is valued and traditionally this has been achieved through business and enterprise opportunities within the curriculum, particularly within the Humanities and Creative Design Industries Departments. Other department areas, plus elective offerings for Years 8-10, have also supplemented skills around business modelling, finance and problem-solving. The […]

1 04, 2022

REQUEST FROM THE CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER

2022-04-01T15:27:53+11:001 April, 2022|Categories: Junior School, Middle School|

The following request is from the Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, asking all parents to ensure all our young people are vaccinated against COVID-19.

I am reaching out prior to the end of first term to encourage and remind you all to book a COVID-19 vaccination for your child.

Over 50 per cent of all children aged 5 to 11 have now received a first dose, with many now due for a second dose (eight weeks after the first). In particular, as we approach school holidays and the weather cools down, it is important to take steps to minimise the impact of COVID-19. […]

1 04, 2022

FANTASTIC MR FOX – TICKETS ON SALE!

2022-04-01T15:30:14+11:001 April, 2022|Categories: Junior School, Middle School, Senior School|

Our Middle School students, under the Direction of Miss Evie Chalk, have been working hard over the past few weeks to bring to life Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox.

We are delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale!

With only two evening performances, don’t miss out!

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Andy Prideaux
College Productions Coordinator

1 04, 2022

COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM

2022-04-01T15:37:54+11:001 April, 2022|Categories: Junior School, Middle School|

Circle of Security Parenting Program

Our next Circle of Security parenting program has been rescheduled to Term 2.  As a result of this, we now have three places available (at time of writing).

The program will be hosted by Franny Stewart and Jo McFarlane. Franny is a registered Psychologist and is our Junior School Counsellor. One of Franny’s passions is working with and supporting parents. Jo is our Learning Support Teacher at the Elphin Campus and has extensive experience working with families and children with disabilities.

The program, the internationally acclaimed Circle of Security® Parenting™, is a relationship based early intervention program designed […]

1 04, 2022

FROM THE JUNIOR SCHOOL

2022-04-01T15:31:38+11:001 April, 2022|Categories: Junior School|

Respect

Respect is one the College’s five core values and consideration of just what this means in terms of daily interactions in our lives at school has been at the forefront of Year 5 class and House meetings this week. Some aspects of this, which the students have highlighted and which are important for all of us, include:

  • Treat others the way I want to be treated myself
  • Self-respect is extremely important
  • Consider the feelings, wishes and rights of others
  • Appreciate and value our individual differences
  • Greet and welcome others with a smile and a name
  • Listen and be present
  • […]

31 03, 2022

FROM THE MIDDLE SCHOOL

2022-04-01T15:32:11+11:0031 March, 2022|Categories: Middle School|

“Humility is not thinking of yourself as less, but it is thinking less about yourself.” (C.S LEWIS)

A key reason for our College’s focus upon leaner attributes is to continue to develop the interpersonal skills and community mindedness throughout all of our learning opportunities.

The value in being kind, compassionate and helpful can not always be measured or immediately visible but the ripple effect and impact through a group, a team, a friendship, a class is all linked to creating a culture of giving, starting from thinking of others.

During this week our Year 7 students have enjoyed the challenges and opportunities to […]

31 03, 2022

FROM THE SENIOR SCHOOL

2022-04-01T15:32:32+11:0031 March, 2022|Categories: Senior School|

Harmony Week

As part of the College’s Harmony Week celebrations, the “Scattered People” documentary was screened this week to a group of TCE students and staff. The Migrant Resource Centre North kindly arranged for this documentary to be shared with the College, and the audience found it a very powerful story. It made us all reflect on our own prejudices and stereotypes towards people of a refugee background.

A brief introduction of the documentary is below:
Through the eyes and hearts of two Iranian musicians, Scattered People is a story about the healing power of music, bringing together people, cultures and countries while […]

31 03, 2022

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

2022-04-01T15:40:56+11:0031 March, 2022|Categories: Middle School, Senior School|

Cricket Tasmania Young Community Leader of the Year

WINNER: Quinn Elliott – Launceston Cricket Club

Year 9 Student Quinn Elliott has assisted in the delivery of the Launceston Cricket Club’s Woolworths Cricket Blast (WWCB) program, whilst also developing the ‘Winter Wickets’ program as his EY8 project during 2021. Quinn’s project aimed at bridging the gap between the Cricket Blast program and Stage 1 junior teams throughout the off season. The Winter Wickets program had a significant impact on the increase in the numbers of new players in the Under 12 age group. Quinn also […]

31 03, 2022

SPORT

2022-04-01T15:33:38+11:0031 March, 2022|Categories: Junior School, Middle School, Senior School|

Netball Coach Needed

We are seeking a Netball Coach for our Senior Firsts team this season. The Firsts team will commence mid-week games in Term 3, with pre-season training, twice a week, commencing in Term 2.

If you or someone you know is interested in coaching our Senior Firsts team, please contact me on 6336 3352 or justin.clarke@soc.tas.edu.au.

Justin Clarke
Person-in-Charge of Netball


3000m Event

A reminder for all students Years 6-12; they are invited to participate for House points in the 3000m event held at Scotch Oakburn Park on Monday 4 April. This is part of the Athletics Carnival.

The Girls start at 1.15pm […]