Boys selected for rep football honours

Posted 18th March 2014

Seven boys from The Armidale School’s First XI will go on to play for the North Coast Independent Schools squad after an undefeated performance at the NCIS championships played in Armidale on 12 March. Almost 200 primary and secondary boys and girls from schools from the Tweed to Kempsey competed in the tournament, hosted by TAS for the second consecutive year. Here’s the story from Armidale Express. NCIS Football

Founders Day 2014

Posted 17th March 2014

Every year Founders Day commemorates the history and spirit of TAS. It is surely unusual that, in our 120th year, the current student crop includes descendants of the very first Headmaster, Rev William Fisher, and the first boy enrolled – Herbert Mackenzie. These boys and others with family ties to the students of 1894 shared their ancestors reflections on the school and talked about a famous student food petition of November 1894! Here’s a slideshow of photos from the early days, concluding with the signatories of the 1894 food petition.  

TAS farewells rowers

Posted 13th March 2014

Our rowers were given a rousing rendition of ‘To The Old Boys’ at a special assembly on 12 March, ahead of the GPS Head of the River on 15 March.   Post by TAS The Armidale School (official).

TAS Talks Term1, Week 7

Posted 12th March 2014

TAS Talks Term 1, Week 6

Posted 5th March 2014

The generation gap

Posted 3rd March 2014

The bond the Coupland family has to TAS was the subject of an article by Own Thomson in the Sydney Morning Herald, 1-2 March 2014. Read what Hamish and Pat Coupland have to say about TAS.  

50 put hands up for cadet leadership course

Posted 3rd March 2014

Leadership is more than just an honours badge or a reward; for 53 young men from The Armidale School last weekend, it also involved problem solving, public speaking navigation, communication and learning how to take responsibility for others. Held at New England University Company Depot (Army Reserve) and in the field at Jeogla Station east of Armidale over five days, the course was run by the TAS Cadet Unit for boys who volunteered to gain important leadership skills. Click here to read full press release Cadet Leadership 2014  

Mother and Son Weekend

Posted 28th February 2014

The second annual Mother and Son Weekend, this year held at the Nymboida Canoe Centre, was a great success and a special time for all concerned. Read about it in this article published in the Armidale Independent

TAS Talks Term 1, Week 5

Posted 26th February 2014

TAS Talks Term 1, Week 4

Posted 19th February 2014