Community Matters

Welcome to Term 4, 2021

Welcome to Term 4, 2021. This year has not been what most of us expected, as our 7th Melbourne lockdown continues. We were excited to have our Year 12 students back on campus, and look forward to the staged return of our students.

The Tintern Parents Group are pleased to be offering two social distanced fundraisers this term; our annual Mango Drive and the Second-hand book sale in partnership with I Love Books. Further information on both is included below.

We are also seeking volunteers for the Friends of Equestrian and the Presentation Ball committee.  Read more below, or contact us in Community Relations, 9845 7777 or communityrelations@tintern.vic.edu.au.

Di Lacey and Tegan Martin
Community Relations

TPG Mango Drive 2021

We have Fresh North Queensland Mangoes delivered direct from the farm to Tintern Grammar, ready for collection. Mangoes should arrive at school late November. Once we have a confirmed date, we will be in touch to arrange a drive through collection time.

Cost is only $20 per tray, filled by weight of approximately 4.5kgs, which will contain a mix of the equivalent of either 8 large mangoes or 14 small ones.

Please note that due to the unprecedented crop failure of Kensington Pride Mangoes this year, the trays are smaller than previous years and have been reduced in price accordingly.

Place your order today, as quantities are strictly limited!

Orders are open until the 29 October 2021, unless sold out prior.

Please place your order here: https://events.humanitix.com/tpg-mango-drive-2021

FOR ENQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT: parentgroup@tintern.vic.edu.au

Friends of Equestrian

Due to a significant number of parents finishing up this year, the Friends Of Equestrian Committee is looking for new volunteers to continue the 21 year legacy and join the committee.

If you are interested in joining the FOE committee please contact Ash Viney  or Di Lacey in Community Relations.

This is an excellent opportunity to be involved and make a significant contribution to Equestrian activities at Tintern Grammar.

Presentation Ball Committee

Are you interested in being involved in the Presentation Ball Committee? An opportunity has opened up to join the Committee and take this traditional pastime into a new era.

 Offered each year to our Year 11 students, it is a wonderful opportunity for them to receive modern dance instruction whilst having fun and experiencing a formal presentation to family and friends.

If you are interested in being a part of this Committee, please contact Di Lacey in Community Relations on 9845 7777 or communityrelations@tintern.vic.edu.au.

TPG Second-hand Book Sale 2021

Picture Plates

Thank you to everyone who ordered a Picture Plate. It has been wonderful to see all the artwork as it is uploaded. We will be in touch once we have an arrival date.

Interested in taking on the role of Parent Representative?

Wanting to continue as Parent Rep for your 2021 Class or Year Level?

Parent Representative are a liaison between parents/guardians and the school. Informing parents about activities planned either by Tintern, our community groups or within the class or year level, such as fundraisers or events.

Parent Reps also organise class or year level functions to provide parents with the opportunity of meeting and socialising in a relaxed atmosphere. It would be a great opportunity for class groups to connect, while supporting our local community cafes and restaurants still recovering from the lockdowns.

We greatly appreciate the time and commitment given by our Parent Reps. This role is suitable for Parents or Guardians who are in the workforce or who undertake home responsibilities. It can be shared between many people, or looked after by one person.

A special thank you to our wonderful team of Parent Representatives from 2021. Though the year was again not what we expected, with the cancellation of many events, we greatly appreciated their efforts in unusual times.

If you would like to volunteer to be your Year Level’s Parent Representative in 2022, would like further information, or happy to continue in your current role, contact us by email communityrelations@tintern.vic.edu.au or by phone 03 9845 7877.

Thank you to Carole Shen (Year 5 Boys) who organised  a catch up over the school holidays!

Community Committee Dates 

Community Group Meetings have returned to Zoom due to the current lockdown. Please check the information below carefully for details:

Upcoming Reunions 2021

  • YG 2015, 5+1 Year Reunion – Postponed to 2022
  • YG 2016, 5 Year Reunion – Postponed – Date TBC
  • YG 2005 – 15+1 Year Reunion – Postponed to Friday 26 November 2021
  • YG 2006 – 15 Year Reunions – Postponed to Saturday 27 November 2021
  • 20, 25 & 30 Year Reunion YGs 2000 & 2001, 1995 & 1996, 1990 & 1991 –  Saturday 20 November at 11am to 2pm – Book Here

Community Group Fundraising

Entertainment Books

The Entertainment Book is now 100% digital! Excitingly this means that your Membership is valid for 12 months from the date of activation

With many new offers and all the old favourites the value of this book is incredible!

You can purchase a membership now, for yourself, friend or family member, and activate at any time over the next 6 months (extended from 60 days). You then have 12 months to take full advantage of the many wonderful offers!

You can purchase Woolworths Wish e-vouchers for a 3% discount. Whether purchasing to do your weekly groceries, shopping at Big W, or stocking up on Essentials at BWS, Cellarmasters or Dan Murphy’s, or even getting petrol at Woolworths Caltex, the savings can add up:

Please click here to order your Entertainment book from Tintern Grammar. Instantly purchase and access a digital membership which can then be used on two separate devices.

Please contact Community Relations on 9845 7877 for further information.

All proceeds raised go towards the fundraising for the TPG!

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