Secondary College News

Senior Geographers Out and About

This term the year 10, 11 and 12 Geography students have been out and about conducting field work for use in their assessments. The year 10 students, who have been studying managing change in coastal environments, visited The Spit at Southport to observe the current...

Debating Success in Round 4

Our debaters have been very busy preparing and competing in Round 4, with both our Junior and Intermediate A teams winning and maintaining their undefeated status. Both teams now qualify for the Round of 16 knockout in Term 2. Congratulations must also go to our...

2017 Gold Coast Science and Engineering Challenge

On Friday 2nd June, 26 students from year 9 and 10 traveled to Ashmore to take part in the Science and Engineering Challenge​. Hosted by Griffith University. The students compete in various challenges that include designing bridges, suspension systems, catapults and...

Secondary Heroes Free Dress Day

On Tuesday our Secondary students swooped in dressed as heroes to support children's cancer charity, Redkite. Over $290 was raised for this wonderful cause. There were some spectacular outfits and a super day was had by all. Well done to those who dressed up and...

Round 3 Debating

Last week all three Junior and Intermediate debating teams were victorious in the Gold Coast Debating Union's Round 3. It is wonderful to see the diligence, teamwork and valour of these students flourishing in the competition. Well done TMC! Emily Newton, Teacher

Chemistry class SCUBA dive

Last Sunday, students from the Year 11 and 12 Chemistry classes had the opportunity to do an introductory SCUBA dive at the Southport Seaway. This supports a unit students learn on the behaviour of gases under changing pressure. They were a little nervous at first but...

KOKODA CHALLENGE FUNDRAISING

Tamborine Mountain College has two teams currently training and working towards completing the 48 km Kokoda Challenge this July. As part of this process, we are fundraising for The Kokoda Challenge Youth Program (KCYP) which is a 14 month experiential program for 16 –...

2017 District Cross Country

On Wednesday 50 students travelled to Runaway Bay to compete at the Hinterland District Cross Country. It was wonderful to see so many students running for the very first time at a representative event. 2017 was a very successful year for Tamborine Mountain College...

Ski Trip Places Available

Two places have become available for the secondary ski trip. Information below: WHEN AND WHERE? We leave Sunday 13th August 2017 and return Saturday 19th August 2017 with five nights and five full days on the slopes and one night and day in Melbourne. We will be going...

Qld All Schools Cross Country

A number of our students across the entire school competed last weekend at the Queensland Athletics All Schools Cross Country Championships. For most students, this was their first real competitive race against some top runners across the South East. A big thank you...