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Rowing Assembly

Rowing Assembly

  1. Posted on March 19, 2019

Today we held our annual Rowing Assembly, in preparation for this weekend's Head of the River Regatta at Champion Lakes. The rowing crews and official party were piped in by the Trinity Pipes & Drums, and following the opening formalities, the MC, Year 12 student Jean-Paul Starkie, introduced guest speaker Mr Jamie Hewlett ('04). Following his graduation from Trinity, Jamie went on to pursue a PhD in Physics, while also continuing his rowing career....

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Simon Katich ('92)

Simon Katich ('92)

  1. Posted on March 13, 2019

Trinity and beyond. My experience at Trinity was a very positive one. I started in 1984 and finished in 1992 and the friendships I formed during those years are still very strong today. I loved the balance between education, religion and sporting activities that the school provides and feel extremely lucky to have had such a great environment for learning and social development. When I graduated ...

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Finding a better balance

Finding a better balance

  1. Posted on March 7, 2019

Talking about feminism. A chat with my adolescent son a couple of weeks ago led me down a dark highway of the internet. He told me he was watching, on the recommendation of some mates, some anti-feminist content, and worst of all, he was finding it funny! Knowing that my son was probably trying to get a reaction from me, I took a deep breath and asked him what he understood about feminists and what his problem was with them....

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Parenting for independence

Parenting for independence

  1. Posted on February 28, 2019

Fifteen - that’s the age at which Australian parenting expert Michael Grose says children should be capable of looking after themselves, and their mum and dad become redundant as parents. While you hold that big breath you just inhaled, consider that in past centuries children often did leave home at this age to take up apprenticeships or other work. As Mr Grose says, and parents of older ...

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Prefects' Investiture Assembly

Prefects' Investiture Assembly

  1. Posted on February 19, 2019

This morning, Trinity College 2019 Prefects were formally presented with their badges and ties at the Prefects' Investiture Assembly in the Sports Centre. MC'd by Prefect Alex Rossi (12.7), the Prefects said a pledge and made a commitment to serve the Trinity College community as men for others.  Mr Darren O'Neill gave the Principal's Address, with a focus on the theme for the Assembly: leadership....

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Trinity College Welcome Assembly

Trinity College Welcome Assembly

  1. Posted on February 12, 2019

This morning, the Trinity College Welcome Assembly took place in the Sports Centre. Attended by the entire College and MC'd by 2019 Head Prefect Simon Homsany, it was an opportunity for the TC community to welcome students and staff to the College for the 2019 school year and to recognise students who performed exceptionally well in last year's WACE examinations. All Year 4 and Year 7 students, as ...

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Introducing Mr Darren O'Neill

Introducing Mr Darren O'Neill

  1. Posted on January 30, 2019

Mr O’Neill was previously the Principal at Lumen Christi College, a Catholic secondary school with 1000 students located in the foothills of Perth. He has spent nearly thirty years working in Catholic education, having held leadership positions at Corpus Christi College and CBC Fremantle. Mr O’Neill holds a Degree in Human Movement from the University of Western Australia and a Masters ...

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Talking to your teenager about Leavers

Talking to your teenager about Leavers

  1. Posted on November 15, 2018

It's the time of year that many parents dread — WACE exams are coming to an end and teenagers all over Australia are getting ready for Leavers. Read on for some tips to help ease parental anxiety and prepare your children for this rite of passage. A couple of years ago I made a deal with my then upper primary school aged son that, instead of going to Leavers, he could come with me to Paris and I would let him eat as many croissants as he wanted....

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Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

  1. Posted on October 18, 2018

This morning was filled with celebrations as we congratulated and bid farewell to our Year 12 students. The stormy weather didn’t put a damper on the celebratory mood as family and friends met under Carrigg Court for the annual Trinity-Terrace Old Boys’ Association (TOBA) Breakfast, before moving into Gibney Hall for the TOBA Assembly. TOBA President Mr Peter Torre (’89) and guest ...

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2018 Presentation Night

2018 Presentation Night

  1. Posted on October 17, 2018

What a great night! Last night was the 2018 Trinity College Presentation Night, and it did not disappoint. There were inspiring speeches, impressive music and dance performances, and of course, awards. Dux of the College Joseph Pinto with Mr Kenny One of the highlights of the night had to be the performance by the Trinity Massed Choir. Their rendition of Bastille’s Pompeii blew the audience away, especially Year 12 lead vocalist Asher Fatin....

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Tips for managing exam stress

Tips for managing exam stress

  1. Posted on September 20, 2018

It’s that time of year again…EXAM TIME! When I asked my son how he felt about it, he said breezily, “I don’t get exam stress.”“Then why do you get moody before tests?” I asked him.“I’m not stressed about my tests, I’m just annoyed with you guys” (his parents and siblings). A friend whose son attends a selective high school told me ...

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50 Years of PSA Sport

50 Years of PSA Sport

  1. Posted on September 5, 2018

A little bit of history.... It was in 1967, after many years of meetings and commitment by the Christian Brothers, Parents and Old Boys of CBC Perth and Trinity College that Trinity was invited to join the PSA. It was suggested to the College that they use a special PSA sporting event as their introduction into the competition, and the 1968 Athletics carnival was chosen. From the first gun-shot, ...

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