New Principal Announced

Date: July 26, 2017

New College Principal to commence in Term 4, 2017 Click the link below to read more. New Principal_Media Release_Kyle Thompson

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Tartan 2016

Date: June 20, 2017

To view a flipbook of the 2016 Tartan Yearbook please click on the link below: Tartan 2016 Yearbook   <!–

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Zonta Breakfast for International Women’s Day

Date: March 13, 2017

In Week 7, Zonta held their annual International Women’s Day Breakfast at the Warwick RSL Kings Theatre. Guest Speakers included

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Darling Downs Swimming Selection

Date: March 3, 2017

Congratulations to Tom Winter, William Gilmore and Toby Gilmore who have been selected in the Darling Downs Swim Team to

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Swimming Success

Date: March 3, 2017

On Wednesday 1st March, five of our JAM students represented the Southern Downs at the Darling Downs Swimming Championships held at

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A Visit From Some Deadly Australians

Date: March 3, 2017

Australia is home to the world’s most venomous creatures. They can be found in a variety of habitats ranging from

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A Visit From Some Deadly Australians

Date: March 3, 2017     Posted by: Clare Cartmill

Australia is home to the world’s most venomous creatures. They can be found in a variety of habitats ranging from inner city (Funnel Web), central Australia (Western Taipan) to our pristine Northern Beaches (Box Jelly fish). Australia has some 400 venomous creatures of which 60 are capable of causing death. The “Deadly Australians” is a public awareness programme, educating Australian children about the dangers of the venomous wildlife that inhabit our suburban backyards, bush, beaches and sea. On Tuesday 28th February we had a visit from Marc Dorse who spoke to us about many of these creatures, and the role they play in contributing to and conserving our environment. He used both live and preserved exhibits with extensive use of visual aids … posters, maps etc. Marc also imparted interesting facts, curious habits and little secrets of these creatures ensuring that learning were fun and easy.

“Prevention is better than cure” though, which is why learning about the habitats of our dangerous wildlife and ways of avoiding accidental contact is so important, particularly for children. Students were taught how to avoid bites and stings and if bitten, First Aid was demonstrated. At the end of the talk Marc brought out his pet Carpet Python to allow the students to have a pat.

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