So we find ourselves at the end of another year! Each year I am asked to publish my Presentation Night speech as part of my blog posts, so please find my 2017 speech below. Have a wonderful Christmas and restful New Year. Thank you to all who read my blogs for your interest and your thoughts about the future of education.
Presentation Night 2017
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School Photo Day - Friday 23/2/18
Catch up day - Tuesday 27/2/18
Payment cannot be made by cheque, only payment online, money order or cash payments.
Order envelopes will be distributed during Year Assemblies on Tuesday (23 February). Completed envelopes are to be handed to the photographer on the day.
All students will be photographed regardless of whether they are purchasing photos. Full school uniform it to be worn (including black leather shoes) and ties for those boys who wear a non-crested shirt. If you have any questions, please see Ms Lynch (CAPA staffroom) or Ms Arrigo (Home Economics staffroom).
THS would like to welcome any prospective parent or child to attend our Open Afternoon on Tuesday 27/2/2018.
Time: 4 to 6:45pm
Dear Year 7 Parents
On Wednesday 28 February 2018, Turramurra HS will be hosting an evening for parents of our Year 7 cohort. A workshop for parents of Year 7 Students on how to assist your children with the transition into high school.
Please see the attached flyer for more information.
To RSVP, please use this link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transition-to-high-school-parenting-workshop-tickets-43219098487
23/2/18 - School Photo Day
27/2/18 - School Photo Catch Up Day
26/2/18 - Vaccinations
25/6/18 - Vaccination CatchUp
28/2/18 - Yr 7 Parents Workshop-Transition to High School
WORKING BEE SUNDAY 18 March 2018 - 9AM to 12PM
Hello parents, our next working bee is upon us and we are focused the refreshing of the grounds - including pruning, weeding and mulching, putting
down some crushed rock & de-chaining!
.Please see attached document for further information.
Two of our HSC Visual Arts 2017 students (Natasha Pawley and Livvy North) have work in the exhibition below.
HSC VISUAL ARTS FROM SYDNEY’S NORTH SHORE
Exhibition Dates: Thursday 1 March to Thursday 29 March 2018A new annual exhibition showcasing art works by HSC Visual Arts students from schools in the Ku-ring-gai and Hornsby Shires.This year we celebrate the artistic strength of 2017 HSC Visual Arts with thought provoking artworks by 35 young artists, from over 15 secondary schools.
Opening Launch: Saturday 3 March 2 – 4 pm. (RSVP below)
To be officially opened by Alister Henskens SC MP Member for Ku-ring-gai, who will open the show on behalf of the NSW Minister for Education The Hon. (Rob) Robert Gordon STOKES, MP.
Term 1 2018: 29 January to 13 April 2018
Term 2 2018: 30 April to 6 July 2018
(Students return: 1/5/18)
Term 3 2018: 23 July to 28 September 2018
(Students return: 24/7/18)
Term 4 2017: 15 October to 19 December 201
(Students return: 15/10/18)
We are pleased to announce that the lockers are now available for hire.
Click on download for the Locker Charter (pdf)
1. Application - Click here to complete the on-line form.
2. Payment - We recommend payment by Parent Online Payment (POP). Click here and click on Make a Payment button.
Small lockers are $30 - H:140mm W:375mm D:420mm great for student devices
Large lockers are $40 - H:420mm W:295mm D:340mm
3. Locker Charter - see attached - This must be completed and returned to the school prior to locker distribution.
For several years, Turramurra High School has offered extracurricular drama classes on Monday afternoons for Years 7 and 8 students. Called Take a Bow, these classes will be commencing next week (Monday 5/2/18). Attached is the information about the classes and payment details.
If your child loves to sing, they might be interested in joining The Sound Studio, which meets in A3 each Friday at lunchtime. Open to all students, The Sound Studio will be commencing next week (Friday 9/2/18). Attached is the information about the sessions and payment details.
FROM FUTURE-FOCUSED LEARNING, 2 MAR 2016
Turramurra High School presents our innovative learning space "Inside Out". This movie follows the journey from dream to reality and shows the possibility of transforming traditional spaces for future-focused learning! Talin and Gemma's Filmpond editor was Jeremy Krause
Click on the Read More to open the link. Enjoy
The "UAC University Entry Requirements for 2020" is for Year 10 students and their parents. It contains valuable information on career interest areas and what would be good HSC subjects to study to help you move forward onto that pathway. It also contains information as to whether particular university degrees have pre-requisites that must be studied at high school before being accepted into a university course. Look closely at the University of Sydney, as they have recently changed many of their courses and requirements regarding the need to study 2 unit Mathematics.
Download the attached booklet below
The information attached is to provide you with some resources that you can access to support your young person in being a responsible digital citizen. It will also outline initiatives being undertaken at Turramurra High School to educate students about acting safely and responsibly in the online environment.
To find out more please download the attached document below or click on the link below.
InSITE - Reimagining Initial Teacher Education at Turramurra HS
FROM BEGINNING TEACHER SUPPORT, 25 MAY 2016
Turramurra High School and UTS are partnering in an exciting project to reimagine initial teacher education. The InSITE project provides new opportunities to transform the future of teaching in NSW. Stephanie's Filmpond editor was Max Gillon
Please click on - Read More to see our great short movie on InSite
Turramurra HS has created a wellbeing focused Instagram page.
The page name is @thswellbeing
The page will be dedicated to posting messages promoting positive physical and emotional health and self care.
We look forward to sharing positive messages with our community. Link
The NS5 (North Shore Secondary Schools Partnership) is an innovative partnership between the five secondary schools in the North Shore area. The partnership includes Turramurra, Ku-ring-gai, St Ives, Chatswood and Killara High Schools working together to take advantage of the opportunities that accrue from inter-school collaboration and co-ordinated operations across five local public secondary schools serving adjacent localities on the North Shore. The schools pursuing this partnership are: Chatswood High School, Killara High School, Ku-ring-gai High School, St Ives High School and Turramurra High School. Click here - website and further information.
Each Wednesday from 8am-1pm at Karuah Park, corner of Eastern Road and opposite busy Turramurra Memorial Park.
The market promises to be a fabulous meeting place for the community, where you can shop for farm fresh produce, meat, cheese, gourmet, flowers, bread, with fabulous coffee and delicious ready to eat breakfast and lunch options. Loads of fun for the kids as well, with jumping castle, face painting and glitter tattoos and other entertainment each week.
The park offers easy level access and is 5 min walk to the train and bus.
Turra Produce is working towards sustainability with the Better Business Partnership, so we encourage our visitors to BYO picnic blanket and reusable shopping bags and coffee cups.
We are proud media partners with North Shore Mums
Ku-ring-gai Council and the RMS are running another FREE practical workshop for
learner driver parents and supervisors on how to help learner drivers become safer drivers.
Date: Thursday 15 March 2018
Where: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers
Book on-line today: www.kmc.nsw.gov.au/learnerdriver (search under Roads and Traffic events)
or call 9424 0798
Bookings are essential.
The workshop will provide information about:
'This resource from ReachOut, one of Australia's leading mental health organisations, is for Helping parents support their teenagers through everyday issues and tough times.