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Photo of the Month Competition - Winners Announced

October 2017 Theme : In a row - Winner: Ryan T (Yr 7) - Drone, HC - Benjamin H (Yr 8) Beach. Congratulations to the above winners and all who participated. You can see other entries by clicking here. Please submit photographs to Ms. Rossi at belinda.rossi2@det.nsw.edu.au

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Uniform Shop
UNIFORM SHOP OPEN HOURS WEEK-1, 2018
Please be advised the Uniform Shop will be OPEN at the following times WEEK- 1, 2018. We will continue normal hours from week 2.
MONDAY 29th January 2018 (Pupil Free Day) 8am till  2 pm
TUESDAY 30th January 2018 CLOSED
WEDNESDAY 31st January 8am till 2 pm

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Term Dates 2018

2018
Term 1 2018: 29 January to 13 April 2018
(Students return: 30/1/18- Yrs 7, 11, 12 and any new students)
(Students return: 31/1/18 - Yrs 8, 9, 10)
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)

THS Band

Band Auditions: 30, 31/1 & 1/2/18

Weekly Notices: link

Photo Day 2018

School Photo Day - 13/2/18

Further information is coming.

THS P&C

Hello parents,

A summary of the P&C 2017 year is now available at https://pandc.ths.community/the-latest

It has been a busy year and we thank everyone that got involved and helped!

We still have some positions to fill on the committee, so if you think you can help please email Mark on pandcpresident@ths.community.  The vacant positions can be found at https://pandc.ths.community/pc-stuff/agm

We look forward to seeing you in 2018,

The P&C team.

Next Meeting: tba

Usually: When: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month Where: A Block - Staff Common Room Time: 7:30pm - pls note new starting time for meetings

Agenda - tba

To find out more about the THS P&C, please click here:

Link to our P&C Facebook page, please click here:

2017 Principal's Blog - December_Presentation Night Speech

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

Want to read more CLICK HERE

Office of ESafety / Online Safety / Bullying / Digital Thumbprint

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.

Office of Children's eSafety Commissioner

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Inside Out Movie

Inside Out at Turramurra High School

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

 

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UAC 2020

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

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InSITE - Movie

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

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Lockers now available for hire

We are pleased to announce that the lockers are now available for hire. Dimensions and costs are: Large Lockers - $40/year - 180 units H:420mm W:295mm D:340mm Small Lockers - $30/year -  60 units H:140mm W:375mm D:420mm great for student devices

The process for locker request is: 1. Ctl-click on the link below and complete the online form - entries will be dated and timed - one student per locker. 2. Next week, we will email parents with the details of the payment processes based on selected options.

Included in that email will be a locker charter to be signed by parents and students. This will outline the expectations of locker ownership, including keeping them clean during term, ensuring that all food is removed at the end of each week and for school holidays, and expected behaviour when accessing lockers.

The charter will also include an assurance that keys will not be copied. This is to ensure security of locker contents from year to year.

3. Keys will be issued to students in week 8 once payment and the signed charter have been received.

https://goo.gl/forms/lQLq6HIXGCU2CyR83

Click on download for the Locker Charter

 

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THS Wellbeing - Instagram

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

NS5

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.

Community Notices

Homestay for International Students Wanted

Dear Turramurra High School parents and staff,
Did you know that we have international students that attend our school? These international students are placed in a homestay arrangements for the duration of their schooling in Australia. We typically accept students who are in year 10, 11 and 12. We are currently short of home stay providers within our area. We would love to see more THS parents hosting our international students. If you are interested in the opportunity to host an international student please see the information attached. Please contact the company directly to express your interest. 

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Its a Weekly Free BBQ

Supporting White Ribbon

About the program - https://www.whiteribbon.org.au/stop-violence-against-women/get-school-involved/breaking-silence-program/

Registering your interest - https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/WhiteRibbonFoundation/eoi.html

please see attached flyer for all the information about the "Free BBQ's"

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Transition to High School_23/1/17_FREE

Parents and Yr6 Students Welcome
Venue: AWOL Youth Hub-Gordon
Time: 5:30 - 6:30pm

Please download the attached flyer for all the information.

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Youth Services_Community BBQ_12/1/17_FREE

Venue: St Ives Skate Park
Time: 12 - 4pm

Please see attached flyer for all the information.

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First Aid Course_12-24 Years_17/1/18

Time: 8:45 - 4:30
Venue: Gordon Library
Cost: $90 (includes lunch)

Download the attached flyer for all the information.

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AWOL Youth Hub_12-24 Years_free BBQ's

Tuesday 16/1, Thursday 18/1, Thursday 25/1

Please see attached flyer for all the details

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Turramurra Fresh Produce and Gourmet Market

New Turramurra Fresh Produce and Gourmet Market.

 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.

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