Jay Kennedy capped off 10 years as age champion at his last swimming carnival at The Armidale School today, breaking four school records in the process. The carnival, at the TASS Swim Centre was a mass participation event with hundreds of families in attendance. A press release and two photographs are attached. Click here.
The Armidale School’s Firsts cricket team have made it through to the semi-finals of the prestigious Douglas Shield inter-schools competition, having defeated Calrossy Anglican School at TAS yesterday (11 February). Calrossy put plenty of runs on the ground before they were all out for 252, before TAS in reply made 4/258, with Rory Spiers making 90 and Jack Bennett 84 not out and five wickets in hand. To read the full press release click Douglas Shield
Tree change for new staff at TAS. View Article from The Armidale Express, Extra (5.2.14)
City teachers add to school mix MORE than 90 fresh students and staff from two of Sydney’s leading schools were amongst those starting at The Armidale School this week. The newcomers were warmly welcomed and introduced to the school by Headmaster Mr Murray Guest at the first school assembly for the year. David Drain comes to TAS from St Joseph’s College Hunters Hill, and prior to that, worked in finance in Australia and the UK and in sports marketing, including with the Queensland Reds rugby union. He will be a senior teacher at TAS and a boarding housemaster. Karl Sebire is the new Senior Visual Arts teacher, having spent many years teaching art at Australia’s oldest school, The King’s School;... View Article
Students’ holiday thoughts turn to crime FROM murder to car theft and fraud, a group of students are spending part of their summer holidays plotting and planning criminal activities involving dozens of their peers. The 17th annual Forensic Science Camp at The Armidale School (TAS) will be held from 29 June to 6 July, and 18 students from schools in Sydney, Armidale, regional NSW and Queensland who have attended past camps, are spending the last few days of their holidays organising both the crime scenarios and logistics of the student-run academic initiative. Last year the camp attracted 90 bright Year 8 boys and girls from 32 different state and independent schools in cities and country towns in four states and... View Article