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We have just received some more stunning Tintern Roses, just in time for Christmas! If you are interested in purchasing one please contact Di Lacey or Tegan Martin in Community Relations by email to or 9845 7877 to arrange collection.

Community Group News

Bookings Now Open – Tintern Parent Group Last day lunch: Tuesday 12 December 11am – 2.30pm

The last day of term is always an exciting one for our families, with many special events to celebrate the end of the school year. The Tintern Parents Group warmly invite you to sit and relax in the middle of this busy day, to share the festive spirit and time with friends. For only $20 per head you will be able to sit and enjoy a relaxed lunch in the Compass Café Gallery Space.

Book now by selecting here or through

Welcome back to the Class of 1957, 1962, 1967 and the Hawthorn Years!

Today saw the return of over 70 Tintern Grammar Alumni, with the youngest graduating 50 years ago, and the eldest an amazing 82 years ago (Class of 1935).

It was a lovely day filled with delicious food and drinks, as well as a truly wonderful performance by our very own Cooper Choir. Many of the attendees braved the hot weather and toured the school with some of our Year 9 students. Enjoy a selection of photos from today’s reunion below.

This was our final Reunion for 2017 but we look forward to hosting the following Year Groups in 2018:

  • Class of 2017 – Return to Tintern
  • Class of 2013 – 5 Year Reunion
  • Class of 2008 – 10 Year Reunion
  • Class of 2003 – 15 Year Reunion
  • Class of 1998 – 20 Year Reunion
  • Class of 1993 – 25 Year Reunion
  • Class of 1988 – 30 Year Reunion
  • Class of 1983 – 35 Year Reunion
  • Class of 1978 – 40 Year Reunion
  • Class of 1973 – 45 Year Reunion
  • Class of 1968 – 50 Year Reunion
  • Class of 1963 – 55 Year Reunion
  • Class of 1958 – 60 Year Reunion

Mangos about to arrive!

Due to the warmer weather the mangoes have ripened early this year! Delivery is expected this Thursday and, if you ordered a tray, you will receive an email regarding collection shortly.

Munch with the Musos – Bookings now open!

Munch with the Musos is Tintern’s Friends of Music fabulous end of year social event to be held on Sunday 26 November from 10am to 12.30pm. It is a fundraising brunch which brings the Tintern community together to celebrate the end of the year with a Christmas themed concert from the school’s talented ensembles. Sandwiches, buns, tea, coffee and juice are provided and you may bring your own snacks. Bookings are now open through Trybooking:

This event is not to be missed so book now!

Community Committee dates

  • Tintern Parent Group (TPG) –Next meeting: Thursday 8 February 2018 30pm Kennedy Cottage Co-Presidents: Haidee Wallace and Leeze Crowe
  • Friends of Young Farmers (FOYF) – Next Meeting: Monday 5 February 2018 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage, Community Services. President: Joy Ashfield

Upcoming Reunions:

  • YG 2017 Return to Tintern for Graduating class and their families Thursday 8 February 7.30pm to 9pm.

Past Students

Crystal Kimber (YG 2007) wins 2017 MYER Fashions on the Field National Competition

Congratulations to alumna Crystal Kimber (YG 2007) who won the 2017 MYER Fashions on the Field National Competition at Kennedy Oaks Day at Flemington yesterday. Crystal designed her gorgeous dress which was once her grandmother’s skirt and her mum Gail created it. Congratulations See Kimber and Gail on this amazing achievement!

 Darcy Ryder (YG 2012) lands dream job at Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)

Congratulations to alumna Darcy Ryder (YG 2012) who has just landed her dream job at Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) in Brisbane. Darcy graduated from a Bachelor of Animal Science at the University of New England last year and recently sat down with them to share her experience in this video.

Best wishes Darcy for your exciting new role!

Community Group Fundraising

 North Queensland Mango Drive Update

On behalf of the TPG, we are happy to announce our mangoes are scheduled to arrive at school on Thursday 23 November.

We have a staggering 312 trays to unload and organise ready for you to collect from 8.30am Friday 24 November.

Collection point: Southwood Centre Foyer

Collection times: 8.30-9.15am and 2.30-3.30pm 

Please note adhering to these times will ensure the foyer is maned and someone will be able to assist you.

Thank you again for your support of the Mango Fundraiser.

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 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



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