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Movie Under the Stars – Saturday 17 March 2018

Don’t miss the 2018 Movie Under the Stars on Saturday 17 March 2018. This year we will be presenting Sing, a feel good film suitable for the entire family. The gates open at 6pm and the movie will commence at 7.30pm (dependent on lighting). You can watch the trailer here.

This event, organised by the Tintern Parents Group (TPG), is run every second year and is an exciting evening out for our School families. Bring your own blankets or chairs and picnic hampers. Or enjoy a delicious variety of food offered by our community groups; including a sausage sizzle, popcorn, fairy floss, lollies, ice cream and delicious coffee. There will also be glow sticks for sale!

Tickets are:

  • Family $26 (2 adults & 2 children)
  • Adults $10
  • Child, student & concession $5

Book now through Trybooking: https://www.trybooking.com/UEQU

For any enquiries please contact the TPG on parentgroup@tintern.vic.edu.au or Community Relations on 9845 7877. We look forward to seeing you there!

Friends of Music Committee (FOM)

At Tintern, we are proud of our music students and we feel it is important to provide them with opportunities to perform and develop their talents and passion for music. The Tintern Grammar Friends of Music is a group of parents, staff and friends who are interested in providing support and encouragement to the school’s music students and Music Department.

Each year the Friends of Music holds several major events, including the Jazz Night and Munch with the Musos, as well as a number of smaller fundraising activities. These events allow us to contribute to the Tintern Grammar Music Program, as well as bring the school’s music community together in a social context.

At their AGM last week the FOM committee thanked their members for another wonderful year; highlighted by many incredible events. All positions remain the same into 2018, with everyone continuing on the Committee into 2018:

  • President: Tim Oldmeadow
  • Vice President: Allana Bettess
  • Secretary: Melissa Settle
  • Treasurer: David Apsey

General Committee Members:

  • Rosemary Bennett
  • Jane McAsey
  • Tracey Muirhead
  • Louise Schultze
  • Kelli Green
  • Anne Antoniou
  • Paul Barby
  • Mary Carew
  • Jacquie Casey
  • Friederike Church
  • Lisa Edwards
  • Kesta Fleming
  • Debra Fryer
  • Alison Bezaire (School representative)
  • Jan Wagner (School representative)
  • Anne Bortolussi (School representative)
  • Rowan Kidd (School representative)

If you are interested in joining the FOM Committee, or would just like to be involved in one of their many wonderful events, you are very welcome to attend their next meeting on Wednesday 14 March at 7pm in the CM Wood Centre Common Room. For enquiries please contact Community Relations on 9845 7877 or communityrelations@tintern.vic.edu.au.

Return to Tintern – Celebrating the Class of 2017

We were very pleased to welcome back the Class of 2017 on Thursday 8 February for their first ever function as Tintern Grammar Alumni.

A wonderful group of students and their families came to celebrate with us in the Hawthorn Room. There were delicious canapés and drinks available, with a wonderful atmosphere of joy and excitement. We wish them well as they embark on the next stage of their lives after school, and on to University study and their careers.

Mr Fry took this opportunity to thank the parents who have now finished their time at Tintern for all their support and volunteering over the years. Special thanks were made to the following families who have now finished at Tintern.

Abbott Dods Jones Mignot Schneider Wang
Anandaraj Dolphin Li O’Hare Sears Wheeler
Bicknell Elliott Lim O’Shaughnessy Si Widjaja
Brown Folley Linkin Osman Smead Wilkinson
Bush Hall Luo Pickering Smith Worrall-Carter
Cazaz Hendry Maynard Read Szabo Yang
Chen Horvath McHugh Rees Tauro Zhang
Clark Huang McLean Richardson Tian Zhu
Collom Johnson McMillan Satkunarajah van der Cingel  

‘This is Me’ – Georgia Hayden (YG 2015) and TJ Lacey (YG 2011)

There was much excitement in the Boys’ Junior School Monday 12 February as we welcomed alumni Georgia Hayden (YG 2015) and TJ Lacey (YG 2011) to assembly to share their ‘This Is Me’ journeys. Georgia’s talent and passion led her to be cast as part of the famous Moulin Rouge and TJ’s wonderful character, drive and passion that amongst other achievements saw him starring in the Dance Academy TV series and movie, and the lead role in Strictly Ballroom the Musical. TJ and Georgia spoke to the students about their journeys from Tintern Grammar to performers with careers they love. They also gave advice to the boys to follow their passions, be resilient and never give up on their dreams.

Thank you TJ and Georgia for joining us to share your inspiring ‘This Is Me’ story.

Tintern Grammar presents South Pacific – Then and Now!

Although a lot has changed over the last 31 years there are some things that remain timeless. One of which is the Couth Pacific Musical. Last performed by Tintern students in 1987, a new cast, crew and musical performers will again entrance us with their incredible show.

Tickets are selling fast – to book yours, or for further information, please visit the Karralyka website by selecting here!

Presentation Ball – Save the Date

Year 11 families, please note the 2018 Presentation Ball will be held on Saturday 15 September. The Presentation Ball is a wonderful opportunity for young people to receive modern dance instruction whilst having fun and experiencing a formal presentation to family and friends. This is often their only opportunity to have access to such an event. More details will be available shortly. Please email presentationball@tintern.vic.edu.au if you have any questions.

The next meeting for the Tintern Parent Group is to be held on Thursday 8 March @ 7.30pm in Kennedy Cottage, Community Services.

All parents are welcome to attend and be a part of the Tintern Parent Group.

We look forward to seeing our old and many new faces at the meeting.

Please click here to upload the Agenda and the Nomination form

Community Committee dates 

  • Tintern Parent Group (TPG) –Next meeting: Thursday 8 March 2018 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage Co-Presidents: Haidee Wallace and Leeza Crowe
  • Friends of Music (FOM) – Next Meeting: Wednesday 14 March 2018 7pm CM Wood Common Room President: Tim Oldmeadow
  • Friends of Young Farmers (FOYF) – Next Meeting: Wednesday 21 March 2018 7.30pm CM Wood Common Room. President: Joy Ashfield
  • Friends of Equestrian (FOE) – Next Meetings: 21 February 2018 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage  President: Sandra Garland

Community Group Fundraising

Tintern Grammar Photo Albums

The TPG is also continuing to offer beautiful quality made customised ‘buckram’ binders for only $72. The albums are Navy, featuring 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

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