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Tintern Rose

Time is running out to order your Tintern Roses for Christmas! If you are interested in purchasing one please contact Di Lacey or Tegan Martin in Community Relations by email to communityrelations@tintern.vic.edu.au    or 9845 7877 to arrange collection.

Tintern rose

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.

Community Group News

2018 Parent Year Level Representatives

Exciting opportunities are available to join our valued group of parent volunteers as Year Level Parent Representatives, this can be as individuals or as pairs, more the merrier. Tintern Grammar has a strong, thriving, family-focused community. Our Year Level Parent representatives are important ambassadors helping to connect our families and the school.

The documents below contain further information on the roles and how to apply.

Becoming a Parent Rep for your Year Level

2018 Guidelines for Parent Representatives 

We look forward to hearing from you!

Last chance to book for the Tintern Parent Group Last Day Luncheon!
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.

Bookings for the TPG Last Day Parent Luncheon close on Wednesday 6 December.

Book now by selecting here or through: www.trybooking.com/SYQM 

Munch with the Musos

To end the musical calendar, Tintern Grammar’s annual Friends of Music Munch with the Musos was held on Sunday 26 November. This concert celebrates the talents of musicians spanning the entire school – this year involving, among many other ensembles, both junior and senior school choirs, the intermediate and senior jazz bands, and a monumental performance of Karl Jenkin’s Palladio starring all string players from the ELC to year 12. Preparing for this finale item was an enormous effort lead by Head of Strings Tim Veldman, supported by other staff, and it paid off; performing alongside peers and younger string players was rewarding and exciting. As well as festive music, the event provided time for socialising, eating, reflection on the past year, and a familial atmosphere that wouldn’t be possible without the incredible organisational efforts of the parents on the Friends of Music committee. On behalf of the performers, audience, and all members of the music community, I thank them, and the amazing music staff who lead each ensemble, for supporting this event year after year. 

by Holly Fryer, Year 11

Community Committee dates

  • Tintern Parent Group (TPG) –Next meeting: Thursday 8 February 2018 7.30pm 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.
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