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Post Archive - May 2018

My son won't study!

My son won't study!

  1. Posted on May 24, 2018

I never thought it would happen to me - having a son who flatly said he couldn’t be bothered doing homework. My elder daughter had been a highly motivated “set and forget’’ student. But with my son, increasingly brutal warnings about what his future life would look like if he didn’t bother studying weren’t seeming to have much impact. I thought I had done everything ...

  1. Academics High School Middle School Parenting

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Exploring virtual reality in the classroom

  1. Posted on May 17, 2018

In 2017, Trinity expanded their STEM offerings by creating an Aviation course for Year 11 students. This course was the first at the College to incorporate VR into the classroom, providing a safe testing environment for the students and allowing them flight time and necessary simulation experience in a classroom setting. The Aviation course was so popular with students that in 2018 the College decided to offer Aviation as an ATAR subject....

  1. Academics High School Middle School STEM

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Is it 'normal' teenage moodiness or something more?

Is it 'normal' teenage moodiness or something more?

  1. Posted on May 10, 2018

One week before last month’s school holidays my early adolescent son and I had been planning some fun activities to enjoy together during my days off work. But, by the time the holidays had arrived, for no apparent reason, he didn’t want anything to do with me. With sons especially, mothers often become heartbreakingly aware of adolescents withdrawing affection as they start to assert their identities and independence as young men....

  1. High School Mental Health Parenting Wellbeing

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2018 Unfair Day

2018 Unfair Day

  1. Posted on May 10, 2018

Every year in May, in honour of Edmund Rice Day, Trinity College staff and students join together in a carnival atmosphere to raise funds for projects in India and to remember the work of Blessed Edmund Rice. This year's Unfair Day was different in that the whole day was devoted to the cause, with the first part of the day focusing on Christian Service, and the second half focusing on fundraising. The day began with Christian Service assemblies....

  1. Christian Service EREA Faith Fundraising High School Junior School Middle School

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Welcome to Term 2!

Welcome to Term 2!

  1. Posted on May 1, 2018

What a busy start to Term 2! First thing this morning Mr Banks and the Chair of the Trinity College Parent Council, Mr Leon Jennings ('78) met to congratulate Julie Culverwell, the winner of the 2018 Parent Council Tuition Fee Raffle. Julie was presented with a cheque in the amount of $14,560.00, to cover her son's tuition fees for 2018. This year over 500 tickets were sold, and all of the money raised will go towards improvements to McCabe Court....

  1. Back to School

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