Term 3 Week 10
Last week of the term and it has been a busy time. Enjoy the 2 week break and first day back is Tuesday 4th Oct (Monday is a public holiday).
The College Play is on next term so please book on-line to see a fabulous production – Man the Balloon.
This week Prep had a rainforest adventure and the whole of Primary held a free-dress day to raise funds for the Heart Foundation.
Some great news – the Stage Area is being upgraded in the holidays and will take some time to complete in October. It will be a wonderful improvement! Assemblies will be held elsewhere until finished.
The carpark should be open for parking next term and again thank you for your support during this inconvenience.
Year 10 Work Experience this week was a great success and students were complimented on their behaviour and maturity – a wonderful experience for all!
Yr 10 Parent Information Night regarding senior schooling and subject choices is planned for Term 4 Tuesday 11th October 6pm – 7.30pm.
P&F next meeting is Wednesday 5th October at 2pm.
Don’t forget to check our community bulletins here.
Results are in and we are very proud of our students – above State average again – see table below.
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Snack-shop Please be aware that any order must be received before 9.30am. Some parents are emailing or phoning orders very late in the morning and we cannot fulfil these requests. If a child is ever without food and an order has not been received or placed, then we always have emergency supplies available at the office.
Census – For your information, in line with State and Federal guidelines, TMC collects data on students to include in census requirements for all schools.
New Primary building project is well and truly underway for 4 new classrooms. The purpose built Prep classroom is very exciting and as much as we all love the “Cubby House” the Architects have developed a fabulous area for our little ones.
Circle Time is our new pastoral care program for the entire campus. It is an excellent approach to addressing student issues and concerns in a safe and caring environment.
Speech Night is held on Wednesday 16th November. Due to the licensing number regulations of Vonda Youngman Community Centre (350 people max) advised to us recently, we can no longer have a whole school attendance for this event. All Yr 12, 11 and 6 will be required, as well as Award Winners from yr 7, 8, 9, 10 (tba prior to the night). The College Band will also be required for performance. Family and siblings of students required on the night are also expected. Form Teachers and Board Members, as well as official guests, will be in attendance. We will also have a special whole school assembly at school to congratulate these students. Thank you for your support regarding this new arrangement, which is how we will have to move forward in the coming years.
Absences need to be communicated to the office as a priority, to assist parents we have created an Absences notification tool on our website available 24hrs 7 days per week. Please email [email protected] advising of student name, reason, date from – to, or you may use the student absences form here.
Parent/Guardian help – TMC Policy is for visiting parents that are attending to the school for any other means than collecting their student must sign in at the office and wear a Visitor’s pass. Furthermore, Parents are not to use student toilets – this is mandatory for safety reasons. Parents can use the disabled toilets only. There is signage to that effect.
Late students – arriving after 9am – must report to the office to sign-in before proceeding to class. This is extremely important due to the need of accurate attendance records in the advent of an emergency.
Digital Resource Centre (DRC) – Digital Library. Our Digital Resource Centre started operating in Term 4 last year.To access the DRC you will need to use your child’s TMC email address and password. For those unsure of your email address, it should be the initial of your first name, then your last name, with @tmc.qld.edu.au at the end.Please see your child’s teacher if you are unsure about the password. e.g. [email protected] step-by-step guide of how to access the DRC is here, including Apple & Android apps:
Equestrian is headed by two girls in Yr 10 this year. Kate Green and Katherine Glover have volunteered to supply information to our keen Equestrian students to assist them to follow the events through-out the year.
Campus 2017:We are planning another 4 classrooms on the secondary site next to the MKLC for 2017 construction period. This building will be called the Maureen Nicholls Learning Centre (MNLC) and due to open for the start of the school year 2018.