On the 18 November, in recognition of Tarremah’s ongoing support for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, we were privileged to host a visit from popular author Andy Griffiths, ILF Ambassador. We had waited many months for this visit, and it was surely worth the wait! Students from Classes 3 to 10 eagerly packed the Hall to listen to […]
At a recent Secondary Assembly we were pleased to welcome Legacy representatives Reg Watson and Paul Crew, who had come to make a donation of six books to the Library. Both visitors spoke to the Assembly, explaining the origins of Legacy and outlining the valuable ongoing work which this organisation carries out in Australia today. […]
We are extremely grateful to the School community at large for its wonderful response to the Donate-a-book-to-the-Library program. During the month of August, the Library received nearly $1500 worth of new books which have already been catalogued and are out on loan. Each year the Library depends on the Book Week program to augment the […]
Students from Classes 3 to 6 are enthusiastically filling in their Premier’s Reading Challenge reading logs! The Challenge continues until 19 August, and those who read ten books in ten weeks will receive a certificate form the Premier in Term 4.
There is always an air of enthusiasm and excitement each year when the Premier’s Reading Challenge is introduced. Students in Classes 3 to 6 began the Challenge this week, and will endeavour to read ten books in ten weeks to receive their certificate from the Premier. Each student has a reading log, and a small prize […]
No matter how much we try to educate students and their parents about keeping safe online, instances arise all the time which remind us to be vigilant about online behaviours. Having become used to Facebook and Twitter, we find new social media platforms continually popping up, including Instagram. Parents should be aware that many young people are […]
After a very successful competition in 2010, Tarremah entered a Primary and a Secondary team in the 2011 CBCA Readers’ Cup. The two teams comprised volunteers from Classes 5, 6 and 7, all of whom worked enthusiastically during their own lunchtimes to get ready. Each team read six books for a trivia quiz and prepared […]