Community Matters

Welcome to Term 3. The Community Relations team hope you all enjoyed a break from the usual routine. Term 3 is already shaping up to be a very busy term for our Community Groups; Presentation Ball classes, Spring Celebration, reunions for our past students and of course, Father’s Day stalls for our younger students. If you would like to get involved with any of our community groups please contact Di Lacey in the Community Relations Office.

Community Group Fundraising

Photo Album

The TPG is also continuing to offer beautiful quality made customised ‘buckram’ binders for only $70. A saving of $20 as they normally retail for $90. The albums are available in both Navy and Burgundy and feature the school crest and name printed in silver on the front cover and come complete with 10 transparent sheet inserts.

The albums are great for storing:
– The official school photos
– Certificates
– Naplan and ICAS results
– Sports and performer ribbons
– Artwork
– Programs from concerts, sports days and special assemblies
– Photos
– Newsletter clippings
– Your own scrapbook creations (as the pages are 30cm x 30cm standard scrapbook size)

In fact, if you think of it like a filing cabinet of memories, over the years it builds up into quite a treasure! Samples can be viewed in the uniform shop and all orders are now taken at this link through trybooking

Entertainment Books

The Entertainment books are once again offered for purchase through the School. The Entertainment™ Book, and the Entertainment™ Digital Membership, are your guide to the most popular restaurants, attractions, shopping, travel and more, all with valuable up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers. The book is current from purchase until the end of May 2018.

Please click here to order your 2017/2018 Entertainment book

Community Group News

Father’s Day Stall

The Tintern Parents Group would like to invite you to assist on the following days in preparation for the Father’s Day Stall:

  • Tuesday 15 August from 9.30 to 11.30am – Father’s Day Craft Making Morning

Come along to Kennedy Cottage and learn to make bookmarks.

  • Wednesday 30 August – Father’s Day Stall Wrapping Day

This fun day is an opportunity to meet other parents whilst helping to prepare the wonderful gifts for Father’s Day.

If you have any questions or would like further information on this or any other aspect of the Tintern Parent’s Group please contact Haidee, TPG Co-President on 0417 052 273 or email to hmallett@optusnet.com.au.

2017 Garden Tour save the date Friday 27 October 2017

The 2017 Spring Garden tour will once again be running on Friday 27 October – mark this date in your calendars now. Please contact the Community Relations office if you have any venue ideas or would like to assist our volunteer coordinator, Lisa Vecchio.

Friends of Equestrian

Our next Friends of Equestrian Parents’ Meeting will be held in Kennedy Cottage (near the Tintern pool complex) on Tuesday 15 August at 7.30pm. We would like to invite all parents of riders to consider joining the committee and supporting our riders and the hardworking parents already in this group. Those of you who attend our Horse Trials know what a huge event it is, and the committee is in need of further support from the parents of current riders to ensure that the students continue to benefit from the Equestrian activities at Tintern. At the meeting on 15 August, all committee positions for 2017/2018 will be open for re-election and there will be discussions around forming sub-committees for the Horse Trials. Please make a note of this date in your diary. We would love to see some new faces, which we hope will translate into extra hands to share the load in 2018!

Please RSVP to the Equestrian Coordinator Mrs Alison Bezaire, abezaire@tintern.vic.edu.au to let us know if you are planning to attend.

Year Level Functions

The Year 3 boy parents had a great time on Saturday 17 June at Mythos House in Doncaster; fantastic food, plenty of wine and awesome company.
by Mel Bowey, Boys’ Year 3 Parent Representative

Community Committee dates

  • Tintern Parent Group (TPG) –Next meeting: Thursday 10 August 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage Co-Presidents: Haidee Wallace and Leeze Crowe
  • Friends of Music (FOM) – Next Meeting: Monday 4 September 7pm CM Wood Common Room President: Tim Oldmeadow
  • Friends of Young Farmers (FOYF) – Next meeting: Monday 7 August 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage, Community services. President: Joy Ashfield    
  • Friends of Equestrian (FOE) – Next Meeting: Tuesday 15 August 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage, Community Services. Vice president: Kevin Jones      

Past Students

Congratulations Fiona Eagger (YG 1979) on winning one of the 2017 Film Victoria-Natalie Miller Fellowship Women in Leadership Development Initiative awards. Fiona will engage in the tailored development opportunity to build her leadership skills and professional expertise. You can read the full article here: http://www.everycloudproductions.com.au/news/every-cloud-receives-film-victoria-business-leadership-funding/p/128 Fiona Eagger along with Deb Cox created and produced the ABC series Miss Fisher and is building quite a reputation in the Victorian film industry. Congratulations Fiona.

Reunions

Our Year Groups 1992 and 1997 enjoyed a twilight tour of the campus by our very able senior and middle school students on Friday 21 July, before heading off to Rosebank North for dinner.

Avenue of Excellence – Special Guest Performer

We are extremely pleased to announce that alumnus TJ Lacey (YG 2011) will be performing at the Avenue of Excellence Celebration Dinner on Saturday 9 September. Since graduating in 2011, TJ has worked as an actor, singer, and dancer, most recently starring as Scott Hastings in the stage production of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical; as well as reprising his role as Benjamin “Ben” Tickle, a dance student, on the ABC television series Dance Academy

We are so pleased to welcome TJ back to Tintern to help us celebrate this special event. 

Celebration Dinner Tickets

With less than six weeks to go, have you booked your tickets to the Celebration Dinner?

WHEN
Saturday 9 September, 7PM

WHERE
Tintern Grammar, CM Wood Performance Centre

DRESS
Cocktail/Lounge 

TICKETS
Book your tickets or a table here.

CONTACT DETAILS
For more information please contact Di Lacey or Tegan Martin in Community Relations, communityrelations@tintern.vic.edu.au or 9845 7877.

Learn about our inaugural inductees…

Each week we are sharing a short biography about one of the inductees so you can learn more about them. Follow the journey on Facebook or on our website to learn more about these remarkable Tintern Alumni.

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