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Year 7 Parents Transition to High School

Hello Year 7 parents,

 

Turramurra HS would like to offer you the opportunity to attend a seminar to assist you, as parents, with your young person's transition to high school.

 

It will run on Tuesday March 19, starting at 7pm and concluding by about 830pm. It will be held in the Staff Common Room in A block.

 

The workshop for parents of Year 7 students presented by Peter Traynor,CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PARENTING facilitator, Northern Sydney Local Health District, on how to continue to assist your child in transitioning to high school.


WORKSHOP TOPICS:
·        The differences between High School and Primary School
·        How your child is changing into a teenager
·        Communication tips
·        Building positive self esteem
·        Looking after yourself during this transition
 
   
Bookings are essential - please use the link below. 
 

 

​Regards,
 
Dave Merrick
Head Teacher - Welfare & Learning Support
HSIE Teacher
Turramurra High School
p: 94494233
e: dave.merrick@det.nsw.edu.au
 
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Photo of the Month Competition

Photographer of the Month for March is here!

It's time to put your pens down and get creative. The theme has been extended from last month to encourage everyone to take a breather from their studies and make some art!

Theme: Letters and Numbers. Entries close: Monday 25 March.

Open to all Years (AND teachers). A maximum of 5 photos can be sent per person, with the winner announced at assembly on Tuesday 26 March.

If you would like to enter, please join the Photographer of the Month Google Classroom using code: mq1nnjy and submit your entries to the relevant month's assignment folder. Check your email for further details! Please email Ms Thiele with any questions. Happy snapping!!

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SPORTS

Thursdays Sports Yrs 8 - 11
21 March 2019 (see attached doc)

2018 THS Info & Records (pdf)
Houses
Ford
Gould 
Jackson
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THS Careers Website

Turramurra High School Careers - New Website

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the HSC, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

link to Careers page

link to new Careers Website

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THS P&C

Next Meeting: Wednesday 20 March 2019

When: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month
Where: A Block - Staff Common Room
Time: 7:30pm

 

To find out more about the THS P&C, please click here:
Link to our P&C Facebook page, please click here:

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THS Open Morning 2019

Our next Open Morning for prospective parents of new students to THS will be held on Friday 21 June 2019 from 9-11am.

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Lockers 2019

We are pleased to announce that the lockers are now available for hire.

The Turramurra High School Locker Charter is attached and needs to be signed by parent and student, and payment received prior to the key being issued. The Charter outlines 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 also includes an assurance that keys will not be copied. This is to ensure security of locker contents from year to year.

Keys will be issued to students in Week 6, once payment and signed Charter have been received.

    Small lockers are $30 -  H:140mm W:375mm D:420mm great for student devices
    Large lockers are $40 - H:420mm W:295mm D:340mm

Attached is Parent letter (includes how to pay) and the Charter Form, Please note that both forms need to be completed and returned before the locker can issued.

 

 

 

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Community Notices

Tuning into Teens - Chatswood 6/3/19 - 3/4/19

 

5 SESSION PARENTING COURSE FOR PARENTS OF TEENS

Would you like to learn how to:

  • Communicate effectively with your teenager?
  • Understand your teenager?
  • Help your teenager with emotional intelligence and managing emotions?
  • Prevent some teenager behaviour problems?
  • Teach your teenager to deal with conflict?

Download the attached flyer for all the information.

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Streetwork BBQ

StreetWork are holding a free BBQ each Tuesday afternoon from 3pm at the newly re-opened Turramurra Youth Centre (below the library and a minute from the train station). There will be music and games and a free sausage sandwich or two for any young people 11-18 years of age. The purpose of the BBQ is to engage young people and link them in with the great new programs kicking off in the youth space.

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