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Movie Under the Stars – SING! 

Tintern Grammar was filled with the sound of singing on Saturday night as the School community gathered to enjoy Sing, this year’s feature of the TPG Movie Under The Stars. The night was a great success with just under 400 attendees enjoying the movie and the delicious snacks on offer from our parent community and student fundraising groups.

Thank you to everyone for being so understanding when last-minute weather changes moved us indoors into the CM Wood Centre. Our strong Tintern community spirit was in action as all hands on deck made the transition effortless and efficient.

Special thank you to our wonderful business sponsors:

Visit the School website to see the full photo gallery: https://www.tintern.vic.edu.au/community/alumni/reunions/

South Pacific – Last chance to purchase tickets!

After an incredible effort by students, staff and volunteers alike the performance of Tintern Grammar’s production of South Pacific is finally here! Don’t miss your final chance to secure tickets!

Tickets are available for purchase through the Karralyka website.

Dates & Times:

  • Wednesday 21 March 2018 at 06:30 PM
  • Thursday 22 March 2018 at 07:30 PM
  • Friday 23 March 2018 at 07:30 PM
  • Saturday 24 March 2018 at 07:30 PM

Ticket Prices:

  • Adult $30.00
  • Concession $22.00
  • Child $22.00
  • Family (2 adults & 2 children) $85.00
  • Wednesday preview evening all tickets $12.50

Careers Night 2018

The Tintern Grammar Careers Night is back again in 2018! Be sure to save the date, Thursday 17 May at 6.30pm, and stay tuned for further details.

Students and families will be invited to sit and chat one on one to past students who are working in careers they love, studying their favourite subjects at University or TAFE, or taking time out to explore different career options to gain work experience.

Further information, including how to book, will follow.

Tintern Parent Group – 2018 AGM

The Tintern Parent Group (TPG) held their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 8 March 2018.

President – Co-Presidents: Leeza Crowe and Haidee Wallace

Vice President – Boys: Tim Bray

Vice President – Girls: Paul True

Treasurer: Ruby Nagendran

Secretary: Roshini Higgins

Members:                

  • Amanda Henshaw
  • Djoymi Baker
  • Lorraine Touliatos
  • Rathika Mahadeva
  • Sally Robinson
  • Denise Qvist
  • Viv Jones
  • Mick Humphreys
  • Tang Yan
  • Cathy Zhou
  • Amanda McKenzie (Fair)

Welcome to Lorraine Touliatos, Rathika Mahadeva, Sally Robinson, Denise Qvist, Mick Humphreys, Tang Yan and Cathy Zhou who have joined in 2018.

A special thank you to Kylie Spears who have stepped down from the Committee in 2018.

Kylie Spears is continuing her incredible work with the Presentation Ball Group, along with the wonderful Kerrie Maywald and Sharyn Frisby.

The TPG always welcome new members, please feel welcome to contact Haidee on 0417 052 273 or Leeza on 0497 826 626 for more information. Alternatively, you can contact Di Lacey or Tegan Martin in Community Relations.

Friends of Young Farmers – 2018 AGM

The Friends of Young Farmers are looking forward to another wonderful year ahead, after holding their AGM on the 19 March 2018.

The FOYF Committee for 2018:

President: Jonathon Cross

Vice President: Meaghan Cross

Treasurer: Sarah Young

Secretary: Caitlin Olbrich

Members:                          

  • Lily Chen
  • Cath Forbes
  • Joy Ashfield
  • Maya Watt
  • Phil Watt
  • Anna Hamilton
  • Brett Drummond
  • Stella Oliver
  • Tim Stutchbery
  • Warren McDonald
  • Kate McDonald
  • Vicki Wilks
  • Michael Biggs
  • Anthony Coghlan

Welcome to Sarah Young, Lily Chen, Maya Watt, Anna Hamilton, Brett Drummond, Michael Biggs and Anthony Coghlan who have joined in 2018.

A very special thank you to outgoing President Joy Ashfield, who has stepped down as President but remains on the Committee in 2018.

The next Friends of Young Farmers meeting is Monday 7 May at 7.30pm in Kennedy Cottage. They always welcome new members, please contact Jonathon on 0417 036 654 for more information. Alternatively, you can contact Di Lacey or Tegan Martin in Community Relations.

Friends of Equestrian – Demonstration Day 2018

Don’t forget that this Friday 23 February is Equestrian Demonstration Day at Tintern Grammar.  This is a fabulous opportunity for the Tintern Equestrian team to demonstrate their sport to the school and to promote Equestrian at Tintern.

If you are available, please come along at lunchtime (from 12.30pm) to the top oval to support our Equestrian team

The next FOE meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 21 March. If you are interested in joining, or just learning more, please contact Mrs Alison Bezaire (Equestrian Coordinator) abezaire@tintern.vic.edu.au or Community Relations on 9845 7877.

Friends of Equestrian Horse Trials

Entries are now open for the Friends of Equestrian 18th Annual Victorian Inter-School Horse Trials Championship on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 April 2018.

Entries open Friday 23 February. All entries will be received online through eventsecretary.org.au or click here to begin your entry.

This prestigious event attracts nearly 300 competitors and around 500 plus families and spectators from all over Victoria. The FOE group invite you to come along and support the Tintern Grammar Equestrian teams and enjoy a day out at one of the Yarra Valley’s finest estates: Wandin Park, 305 Victoria Rd. Wandin North.

Community Committee dates

  • Tintern Parent Group (TPG) –Next meeting: Thursday 10 May 2018 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage Co-Presidents: Haidee Wallace and Leeza Crowe
  • Friends of Music (FOM) – Next Meeting: Wednesday 18 April 2018 7pm CM Wood Common Room President: Tim Oldmeadow
  • Friends of Young Farmers (FOYF) – Next Meeting: Monday 7 May 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage. President: Jonathan Cross
  • Friends of Equestrian (FOE) – Next Meetings: Wednesday 21 March 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage. President: Sandra Garland

Footy Tipping is back for 2018  

You are invited to again participate or join the Tintern Grammar Community footy tipping competition.

Click on the following link, enter the password (below) and then click ‘join’ to sign up and you’re ready to tip!

 http://www.footytips.com.au/comps/Tintern_Grammar_Community

Password required: tintern

Once you have signed up just look for the little red box “Tip now” and select your weekly tips.  

You might like to check the reminder email box so you don’t forget over the term holidays.

The competition is free and open to our adult (18+) Tintern community including staff, parents and alumni.

Tintern Grammar students will not be permitted to enter.

Cash prizes:

1st prize $250

2nd prize $120

3rd prize $60

4th Prize $40

5th prize $20

If you have any questions please email communityrelations@tintern.vic.edu.au and we’ll help you get started.

Good luck and start tipping!!

Community Group Fundraising

Entertainment Book is back – Early Bird Offers Available for a limited time!

The Tintern Parent Group is once again offering the Entertainment books 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 2019.

Please click here to order your 2018/2019 Entertainment book. 

All proceeds raised go towards the fundraising for the TPG for 2018.

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

Once you have placed your order, please take your confirmation to the Uniform Shop to collect your Album and/or extra pages.

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