Community Matters

Tintern Parent Group – 2020 AGM

The next meeting for the Tintern Parent Group is to be held on Tuesday 19 May 2020 @ 7.30pm online using Zoom.

To join the meeting login here on the 19 May from 7.15pm, remember that this includes video and audio: https://zoom.us/j/892176621

To enter the meeting via audio only, call 03 7018 2005 and enter Meeting ID: 892 176 621.

All parents are welcome to attend and be a part of the Tintern Parent Group. We look forward to seeing you online at the AGM.

Please click here to download the Agenda and the Nomination form.  

Online Parent Group Catch Ups

With the current Social Distancing requirements it has been almost impossible for our parents to catch up. Some of our Parent Representatives have been organizing online meet ups via Zoom, House Party, Wats App or any number of other social apps. Look out for communications regarding any year level catch ups for your class.

Although this looks very different to the dinners, morning teas and mini golf sessions that many were planning at the beginning of the year, it is equally important that as parents and guardians you stay connected with each other, as well as your children stay connected with their school and friends.

Please remember if you hear of any distress, concerns or questions within your year level, please do not hesitate to let your immediate class room teacher/pastoral mentor know or feel welcome to reach out directly to your Head of School. If you are not sure, you are always welcome to call or email me as well (dlacey@tintern.vic.edu.au or 9845 7893). I am working both from home and in the office so any messages left on my phone will be received, so please feel free to leave me a message if you do prefer to phone in.

We still have a number of junior school year groups along with the Year 12 cohort, who do not have ‘official’ parent reps. If you have a son or daughter these years please let me know if you, or someone you know could help out, or you may know of someone already doing the role.

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As they saying goes “We are all in this together” so please do not hesitate to reach out if you need.

Friends of Equestrian

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Friends of Equestrian Bushfire Appeal. The funds will be donated to Warriors 4 Wildlife to help buy much needed feed, hay and medical supplies.

Although many Equestrian Events have currently been cancelled due to safety concerns, our Equestrian students were able to represent Tintern at a number of events early this year. To read more please select here.

Presentation Ball 2020 – An invitation to Year 11 Students – Bookings extended to the 27 April

For a number of years, Year 11 students have had the opportunity to take part in the very successful Tintern Grammar Presentation Ball. We are now inviting Year 11 students to become part of the 2020 Presentation Ball.

A booking has been made for Saturday 12 September 2020 at The Centre Ivanhoe, 275 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe.

The information booklet can be downloaded here, detailing what is involved to participate in the Presentation Ball program. The booklet must be read closely, so you understand the commitment required.

This event is run by a small group of parent volunteers who spend many hours of work planning this Ball to make it an enjoyable and memorable occasion for all involved. We ask for your cooperation wherever possible.

If any parents would like to assist with the Presentation Ball we would be delighted to hear from you.

Full payment for each Presentee is required by Monday 27 April 2020 to secure a place. Both partners must complete the Tintern Grammar Presentation Ball registration and payment through Trybooking: https://www.trybooking.com/BIQEK

At this stage the Presentation ball will still be taking bookings, with the understanding that if the event doesn’t proceed we will provide full refunds to the participants and their families.

Tintern Grammar Community Business Listing

To further support our strong community and fellowship, Tintern Grammar is establishing a Community Business Register.

We understand that the constantly changing situation with Covid-19 has impacted businesses across our community, therefore if you are currently reshaping your business model to accommodate the changing landscape or simply wanting to share new business offers, you can now join our business register by filling out our online form –https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LLS3K25

We look forward to supporting your business.

Community Committee Dates 

Please note that due to Tintern moving to online teaching in response to the Covid19 virus, all Community Group Meetings will be held online.

Further information will be provided.

  • Tintern Parent Group (TPG) –Next meeting: Tuesday 19 May 2020  President: Haidee Wallace
  • Friends of Music (FOM) – Next Meeting: Wednesday 13 May  President: Debra Fryer
  • Friends of Young Farmers (FOYF) – Next Meeting: Monday 4 May 2020  President: Michael Biggs
  • Friends of Equestrian (FOE) – Next Meetings: TBC 1.30pm 

Upcoming Community Dates:

  • Friends of Equestrian Demonstration Day – Friday 27 March 2020 – Cancelled
  • 20th Annual Interschool Horse Trial Championships – Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 April 2020 – Cancelled
  • Cathedral Service – Sunday 17 May 2020 – Cancelled
  • Alumni Career Event – Thursday 21 May 2020 – Cancelled

Upcoming Reunions:

  • YG 2015 5 Year Reunion – Friday 17 July 2020, 7.30pm, offsite – Book Here

Community Group Fundraising

Entertainment Books – Now Valid for 12 Months

We are thrilled to announce that Entertainment is going 100% digital. New Entertainment Memberships that we know and love, will only be available via our App from next season onward. Excitingly this means that you Membership is valid for 12 months from the date of activation

With many new offers and all the old favourites the value of this book is incredible!

Please click here to order your Entertainment book from Tintern Grammar. Instantly purchase and access a digital membership which can then be used on two separate devices.

Please contact Community Relations on 9845 7877 for further information.

All proceeds raised go towards the fundraising for the TPG!

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