Newsletter Edition 1, Term 4 2022
From the Principal
From the Junior School
Welcome back to school everyone. We have another busy term planned, and some very special events for the Year 6s as their time in the Junior School comes to an end.
Boys are now required to wear their correct summer uniform to and from school. Please remember that all boys must wear a broad brimmed hat during playtime throughout Term 4. However, before you put the winter uniform away for the season, I would like to remind our Year 6 parents that the boys need their winter uniform (Best Dress) for various activities throughout Term 4 such as the Canberra Camp, the Year 6 Graduation Dinner and the Junior School Presentation Night. All Year 6 boys will wear their full winter uniform for departure to Canberra, and the winter uniform will also be worn to venues such as Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial. All boys from Years 3 to 6 will wear their winter uniform on the evening of Thursday 1 December for the Years 3-6 Presentation Night.
New staff appointments for Term 4
Miss Jolie Gardiner has been appointed to the Junior School to teach Prep M for Term 4. Miss Marissa O’Reilly will be taking drama for Years 3-6. Mr Huw Jones will be taking PE and Sport for Years 4-6 with Miss Ashlee Bruce coordinating all the sport administration in Mr Ponsford’s absence while he takes long service leave this term.
We look forward to all these staff joining us this term.
Head of Junior School
From the Senior School
Welcome to Term 4. I hope that all students and families had an opportunity to relax over the holiday period.
Summer uniform can be worn in Term 4. Students can wear either a white shirt or long-sleeved shirt and school tie or striped summer shirt. Short grey socks are to be worn with shorts. Hats are required for all outside activities.
Congratulations to Jimmy Hilton and Matt Fallscheer who were commissioned as Boys’ Head and Dean’s Chorister respectively at St Paul’s Cathedral during the Choral Evensong on Sunday 2 October. We congratulate both students on their appointments.
Jimmy Hilton and Matt Fallscheer at St Paul’s Cathedral
Michael Fan is to be congratulated on receiving a SAGSE (Australian-German Student Exchange) scholarship to travel to Germany for 10 weeks during the December/January holidays. The exchange program aims to give students an insight into a foreign culture and build friendships between the youth of these two countries.
VCAA language oral examinations begin this week, with the written examinations beginning on 26 October. We wish all students every success in completing their VCE Unit 3/4 subjects.
Deputy Principal and Head of Senior School
Melbourne Royal Show
Trinity entered the cookery competition and exhibition at the 2022 Melbourne Royal Show. We had 34 Year 9/10 cooking students enter a variety of food products. This included jam, lemon curd, biscuits, honeycomb, truffles, raw balls, gingerbread, rocky road and baked granola. The students were really engaged with this challenge. They were excited about their products being judged against lots of other entries and being on display for the public to see. The possibility of winning a prize was also a big talking point amongst the students. Some students even practiced at home before making their final product at school. Once the entries were delivered to the show it took about a week before results were made public. The results were fantastic! Please find below a breakdown of the prize winners:
1st prize – James Ear – Baked Granola
1st prize – Jasper Burrows – Raw Balls
1st prize – Antwan Huddleston – Lemon Curd
2nd prize – Will Smith – Baked Granola
2nd prize – David Morris – Raw Balls
2nd prize – Jacques DeWaele – Jam
3rd prize – Marcus Brun – Chocolate Truffles
3rd prize – Tom DeMatteo – Raw Balls
3rd prize – Tony Chi – Baked Granola
3rd prize – James Tsui – Lemon Curd
Very Highly Commended – Josh Witkowski – Raw Balls
Highly Commended – Miles Divers – Baked Granola
Highly Commended – Isaac Spring – Lemon Curd
Highly Commended – Jacob Hardy – Jam
Commended – Alistair Lau – Jam
These results are great, and we are very proud of all students. We trust this has been a rewarding and enjoyable experience for the students.
Brett and Lenore
Founders’ Day Fair Raffle Tickets
You will soon be receiving the October edition of The Trinity Grammarian magazine. Together with this edition you will find information about our Founders’ Day Fair raffle and tickets included for purchase or sale. The included reply paid envelope can be used to return sold or unsold tickets. They can also be dropped off at Reception. Please do not send cash via mail.
Trinity Founders’ Day Fair Plant Stall: call for contributions and volunteers
Can you help the Trinity Founders’ Day Fair Plant Stall? No experience or equipment necessary. We’re holding working bees at the rear of Hudson House (corner of Wellington and Charles Streets) from 2:30-3:30pm on Thursday 13 October and Thursday 20 October, weather permitting; please drop in for any length of time.
If you’re able to attend, have plants to contribute, or would like to be involved in future Plant Stall activities (including on Fair Day) please email Vanessa Solomon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 5 October
Year 10 Somers Leaders Course commences, Somers 3:30PM
Year 11 Outdoor Leaders Course commences, Nillahcootie Camp 4:00PM
ELC – Year 6 Art Exhibition Opening, Centre for the Arts 7:00PM
Thursday 6 October
Year 10 Outdoor Leaders Course, commences 7:00AM
VCE Art Exhibition Opening, Daley Gallery 6:00PM
Friday 7 October
ELC – Year 6 Art Exhibition concludes, Centre for the Arts
VCE Art Exhibition concludes, Daley Gallery
Year 12 Scone Morning Tea, 10:00AM
Year 10 Somers Leaders’ Course concludes, Somers 4:00PM
Saturday 8 October
AGSV Summer Pre-Season Round Robin (Firsts only)
Trinity Uniform Shop, 10:30AM – 12:30PM
Sunday 9 October
Year 10 Leaders’ Course concludes, 4:30PM
Year 11 Outdoor Leaders Course concludes, Nillahcootie Camp 6:30PM
Monday 10 October
Trinity Founders’ Day Fair Meeting, 7:00PM
Tuesday 11 October
Junior School SSV Divisional Athletics Carnival, Duncan Mackinnon Reserve 8:00AM
OTGA Committee Meeting, 7:00PM
Year 6 Camp Information Evening, 7:00PM
Wednesday 12 October
Language (CCAFL) Written Examinations commence
Thursday 13 October
Year 7 (2023) Testing, external students only, Centre for the Art 8:50AM
Trinity Shop, 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Year 2 Sleep Over, 3:10PM
Prep & Year 1 Games Evening, 3:10PM
Friends of Snow Sports End of Season Wrap-Up Celebration, 6:00PM
Friday 14 October
Year 7 (2023) Testing, JS students only, Centre for the Art 8:50AM
Cowey Club Cocktail Night, 7:00PM
Saturday 15 October
AGSV Year Level Summer Sport commences
Official Opening and Naming of New Tennis Courts, Bulleen 10:00AM
Monday 17 October
Year 12 (2023) Leadership School Interviews commence
Year 6 Canberra Trip commences, 8:00AM
Year 7A & 7B Outdoor Education Camp commences, Nillahcootie Camp 8:30AM
Tuesday 18 October
Year 12 Final Classes
Language (CCAFL) Written Examinations conclude
Year 12 Valedictory Dinner, MCG 7:00PM