Principal’s Message | Dr Michael Carroll
Dear members of the Terrace Family,
As we approach the end of Week 6, I am sure that all students are working very hard, particularly on their assignments. For Years 6 to 11, the Term 1 exams commence in just over two weeks, with Year 5 beginning their exams the week earlier. As the boys become wearier, it is important that you support your sons by monitoring their progress and that you strike a balance between pushing and supporting them. It is a difficult balance to achieve. However, being there for your son at this stage of the term is very important for them.
GPS Swimming will be held on Friday 5 March, with our Years 5 and 6 swimmers competing in the morning and the Years 7 – 12 swimmers competing in the afternoon session. It is exciting that for the first time in 12 months (since GPS Swimming in 2020), student spectators will be permitted at a GPS championship. Our Year 6 students will attend the Junior events in the morning, while the Year 12 students will attend the Senior carnival. Information regarding spectators has been sent home to the relevant year levels. On behalf of all within the Terrace Family, I take this opportunity to wish all our swimmers the very best for Friday. I would also like to thank the coaches who have worked very hard with the Junior and Senior squads this season. Good luck to all.
On Friday 19 March, the College will celebrate St Joseph’s Day with a Mass in the Campbell Centre. In the Year of St Joseph, it is important that we gather as a College Community to celebrate our Patron’s Feast Day. We will also use this meaningful occasion to officially launch the College’s new Strategic Plan – Towards150. Over the coming weeks, I will share aspects of the Strategic Plan with the Terrace Family, and after the launch on 19 March, the new Strategic Plan will also be uploaded to the College website.
A significant part of the Year 12 journey at Terrace is the Kairos Retreat program. Kairos 1 was held last weekend, and Kairos 2 commences this coming Sunday. The Kairos program is an extraordinary experience for our students, their parents and the staff who attend. This year, over 180 Year 12 students will participate in the voluntary Kairos program.
Earlier this week, the first meeting of the Waterford Committee was held. Over 30 staff members have expressed an interest in being part of this committee. They will meet fortnightly to develop a plan to ensure that in 2022, both Year 9 and Year 10 students have the opportunity to experience the Waterford journey and all that goes with this extraordinary Terrace rite of passage. There are several aspects to consider, with two of the most significant issues involving timetabling implications and the practicalities around running the Immersion programs. The committee aims to present a Draft Report to the CLT in early Term 2, with a final plan being developed and communicated to the Terrace Family by the end of Term 2, 2021. I will provide further updates via the Terrace News.
Finally, this week, a reminder to be present for your sons over the coming few weeks as they balance assignment demands, exam preparations and increasing weariness from a busy term. Walking with your sons at this time is critical to their success.
Have a great week.
Deputy Principal | Mr Damien Fall
Next Monday is International Women’s Day. By its very nature, our College of 1700 male students is a male-dominated community, and hence we must take the time to stop and recognise the powerful influence of the women in our lives. I hope that the grandmothers, mothers, sisters and other important women in our personal lives get the thanks and recognition they so thoroughly deserve next Monday and every day. This week I especially want to take a moment to recognise the important women who are involved in the education of our students.
I cannot pretend to understand what it is like to be a female staff member in a boys’ school, but I know how critically important it is for our young men to be influenced and formed by strong, intelligent, caring women. I speak of the importance of all female staff, whether non-teaching or teaching. All adults at Terrace have a role in forming the Gentlemen of Terrace, and we can never underestimate the importance of the unique lessons our students can learn from women. In its 146 years, the College has made significant progress from the days when Christian Brothers were the only staff or when the only laypeople who would be considered for employment were men. However, we still have room for improvement in teaching our young men about equality and respectful relationships. This year’s motto of International Women’s Day is #ChooseToChallenge, and it calls on us to stand up against gender bias. All of us, adults and students, have a part to play in challenging unfair gender bias and poor behaviour from males. I know that being a female working in an all boys' school can be challenging at times. I want to thank our wonderful female staff for all they do and encourage them to continue their important vocation, even when it is not easy. The formation of good, gentle, men is so important—happy International Women’s Day for Monday.
One of the teams I chair at the College is the IT Steering Committee, which is tasked with ensuring our IT resources and systems best assist the teaching and learning process. Two significant projects this year are the replacement of data projectors and interactive screens in classrooms. The more these support new modes of teaching, the better we can deliver remote learning if required, teach in more creative ways, and capture each lesson's content for revisiting later. We are also investigating options for a Learning Management System to ensure all learning resources are available through only one platform. Surveys have told us students and parents find multiple platforms confusing, and subject materials can be difficult to access from home, particularly for parents. By year’s end, we hope to have completed both projects, enhancing pedagogy at the College.
Finally, a quick quote for the men in our community from a favourite book:
What is the bravest thing you’ve ever said? Asked the boy. Help was his answer.
When have you been at your strongest? Asked the boy. When I dared to show my weakness.
Good men are not afraid to ask for help and to show they can be vulnerable. I hope we can all play a role in teaching our young men these important lessons. Best wishes to all.
Dean of Identity | Assistant Dean of Identity, Mr Chris Zammit
This week, our first group of Year 12 men took part in their Kairos Retreat at our beautiful campsite at Maroon. So far, over 180 Senior students have taken up the invitation to participate in this unique opportunity. Throughout 2021 students will reflect on their journey so far and make personal commitments to the kind of people they strive to be on the journey ahead. Kairos is the Greek word for God’s time and is an important reminder that each of us needs to take time away from the busyness of day-to-day life. Throughout this time, students are challenged with the important questions and invited to reflect on their relationship with God and each other and how we are called to make a difference in our world. They also grow in self-awareness to become the best version of themselves they can be.
We are also in the midst of our Year 7 Camp and Retreat program, also called our Shalom Retreat. The word Shalom comes from the Hebrew word meaning peace or welcome. During this time, Year 7 students have an opportunity to reflect on what it means to be people who welcome others and be peacemakers, which the world very much needs. It is also a time to recognise the positive qualities and attributes that each person brings to the House cohort and share and listen to each other’s story.
Our College prayer also reinforces our touchstone of Inclusive Community; we are all called to be peacemakers and people who are welcoming of all…
Make our hearts so human
That others may feel at home with us.
I pray that we may bring peace in our homes, school, and all places we touch.
Live Jesus in our Hearts… Forever!
Dean of Students | Mr Damien Cuddihy
Throughout the week, the pastoral team have focused on the theme of The Power of Words in several forums across the College. At Tuesday’s College assembly, my address to the students centred on the following three words; relationships, normalising, and yet.
In the formation years of Years 5 to 9, boys benefit from having a greater awareness of how they use language to communicate with each other. This awareness sets the agenda for how the relationship often evolves. Many boys fall into the bad habit of needing to dominate the verbal space within the group interactions. Boys that continually default to this approach inevitably end up in some form of conflict that often requires the assistance of others to resolve. Furthermore, boys also need to take conscious control in shaping their relationship with teachers. The earlier they learn this hack and view adults as part of the solution and not the problem, the better. Unfortunately, no magic wand on that one but one in which boys generally start to understand towards the end of Year 9.
I am sure we all have similar concerns about the normalisation/deterioration in the use of language in modern popular culture. The influence of social media in this space is very powerful. I challenged the boys to think before they hit send to avoid regret. Asking themselves this key question: Is this message a true reflection of my character and the personal narrative I want to establish in the eyes of others?
Finally, the power of the word yet. A simple way of adopting the desired growth mindset is using the word, yet. In essence, the word means a realisation that some things are worth waiting for, and those things take consistent effort over time.
Last weekend saw the long-awaited return of student spectators at GPS events. It was wonderful to see the boys supporting the 1st VI Volleyball team at Nudgee on Saturday. It is time to provide a few reminders about dress expectations for those who would like to support our premier co-curricular sporting and cultural teams. All spectators need to wear the formal school uniform (white shirt) with the addition of the red HPE cap if required. Blazers are not a compulsory addition at this time of the year. Our expectations regarding behaviour and standard of dress are no different from what we would expect Monday through to Friday. Our support needs to be directed towards our team, and celebrations balanced and respectful of the opposition.
Finally, I am excited to announce that we have engaged Dr Michael Carr-Gregg to address the Terrace community in a webinar titled “Building Happy and Resilient Children” on Wednesday 17 March. One of our goals in the new strategic plan is to sharpen our focus on enhancing student resilience. You would be aware that Dr Carr-Gregg is one of Australia’s highest profile psychologists and is considered a specialist in children, adolescents, parenting and the use of technology for mental health. The College will promote the event in the coming weeks through the App. One to watch out for.
Dean of Studies | Mr Mason Hellyer
At Tuesday’s College Assembly, we celebrated the Swimming team and wished them well for the GPS Championships at Chandler on Friday night. I used the Swimming team to highlight the following concept to students:
Success = consistent effort x time
The swimmers do not expect to just turn up on Friday night, do little to no preparation and expect to swim a personal best. They have been training consistently for several months, working closely with their coaches, and have maintained focus and motivation. Because they are prepared, the swimmers can be confident that they will produce their best performance at the Championships.
Our Year 12 students are similarly placed. They have recently completed their first exam block, with several Internal Assessment 1 (IA1) exams taking place over six days. This exam block examines work completed from Term 4 Year 11 up to this point. Our Senior students have also been preparing consistently for a number of months, and have been working closely with their teachers and are focused on the tasks ahead.
Academic Success = consistent effort x time
For our Years 5-11 students, there is still time for exam preparation. However, while exams are on the horizon, there are assignments due over the next two weeks. There must be a focus on both assignment completion and exam preparation. The best place to start exam preparation is via the Checklist booklet. This will keep track of the consistent effort in the lead up to exams.
Heading into the period of the term with assignments being submitted, it is timely to highlight the College processes for assignment submission and requests for assignment submissions. These processes can be found in the Student Diary (p129 for Years 5-9 and p131 for Years 10-12). The Years 10-12 policy can also be found on Parent Lounge.
Additionally, extensions for assignments can only be granted by the Dean of Studies, Head of Faculty or Subject Coordinator. If you have a concern regarding adherence to an assignment due date, please be in contact with your teacher initially. However, permission for an extension will need to be sought from a Subject Coordinator.
All the best for the week ahead.
Dean of Waterford | Mr Luke Gribble
It is no secret that adolescence is a period that continues to challenge parents/caregivers, teachers, psychologists, and adolescents alike. With adolescent brains under construction, keeping our young men on track and making good decisions is a constant battle. The challenges are endless and are made more difficult with the continuous distractions spear-headed by our increasing reliance on technology. An oxymoron exists where technology, the hero that has allowed us to stay connected in current times, is also serving to hinder genuine relationships and sadly delivers social isolation. Technology is a key influencer of adolescent behaviour, and two aspects are very concerning and apparent to us as teachers and parents: social media and gaming.
Last Friday, the Shake and Stir theatre company delivered an engaging production that explored the concept of our addiction to social media. The performance was one our boys found entertaining and hopefully very relevant. The plot centred on a teenager who risks it all to become ‘insta-famous’ only to find the consequences of dealing with his actions difficult and harrowing. The storyline is based on various teenage experiences, allowing our students to pause and reflect on their own firsthand experiences with social media platforms.
This presentation was timely as Mr Cuddihy, our Dean of Students, asked our young men to reflect on the impact of our words on others at this week’s College assembly. Mr Cuddihy made an excellent point that the words expressed in social media forums often do not reflect how our young men speak at school or at home. Parents and teachers are often shocked by the normalisation of the content viewed by our young men on these platforms. Shake and Stir did an excellent job of highlighting the impact our words can have, especially those thrown out online, without considering the implications or ramifications. How comfortable would your son be if you asked to look at his posts and comments?
We have passed the halfway mark of the term and exams are now on the horizon. As Mr Mason Hellyer, the Dean of Studies, reiterated last week, having a can do or try attitude often leads students to paths that encourage growth and resilience. Putting down the device and giving things a go is what we hope to encourage in the boys, with your help. Shutting down Instagram, Snapchat, Gaming or Tik Tok and focusing on revision and study while maintaining healthy physical pursuits is what I hope we can encourage together.
Director of Culture | Mr Matt Cocking
It is important when you are at the College for an extended period that you either check in via Reception or scan the QR Code if it is after hours. We have an obligation to forward information to Queensland Health if there is an outbreak.
There are QR codes on display around the campus. If you are checking in for QDU Debating, please scan the code before moving to the debating rooms.
Terrace Debating QDU
We had a successful round last week for QDU. Congratulations to our Years 9 and 11 debaters, who won five from five debates for the evening.
The QDU State team trials are continuing, and we are proud to announce three of our Senior A students are through to the top 24 – Fergus Farrell, Tom Musgrave, Thomas Nunn-Rutledge.
Terrace Debating GPS
We debated against Nudgee last week. With eight wins from 15 debates, one success of note was our Senior A team, who remain in second place on the GPS ladder. Congratulations to 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 9.1, 9.2, 11.2, who are all in first place on their respective ladders.
The first Interschool Secondary Tournament for Chess is this Friday at Nudgee College. Good luck to the 12 young men competing.
As per the calendar, the first Chamber Music Concert for 2021 is tonight in the Edmund Rice Theatre at Waterford Place. We look forward to welcoming our families back to a live concert event.
The Terrace Performing Arts (TPA) Support Group will have drinks and light refreshments available pre and post event.
Please note that access is only available via the rear stage doors. If you have guests that require lift access, please speak with one of the TPA members who will assist.
If you have yet to secure your tickets, please click here: Chamber Music Concert
New Staff – Ms Stephanie Taylor, Terrace Music
Over the last eleven years, Stephanie Taylor has forged a successful career as a professional singer and voice educator. She is currently a voice teacher, choral conductor and school musical vocal director at St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School. Since 2012 Stephanie has also been a specialist voice lecturer and coordinator at Young and Open Conservatorium, Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University. She has travelled to the USA for further study with renowned voice teachers and researchers in Manhattan, New York and at Baldwin Wallace University, Cleveland, Ohio, after completing her degrees at the Queensland Conservatorium. For the past eleven years, Stephanie has worked at tier-one private schools within Queensland and has taught at an undergraduate level at the University of Southern Queensland. She also keeps a busy schedule of teaching masterclasses and adjudicating choral and vocal eisteddfods. Stephanie has students working professionally throughout Australia on current touring productions of Pippin, Shrek The Musical and Six: The Musical; and previously Matilda, Annie, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins. She also works with recording artists and professional gigging musicians.
Stephanie performs professionally as a vocalist in the live Brisbane music scene, mainly in the jazz and corporate arena, while also having studio recording experience.
Stephanie holds an MMusSt, GradDipMusSt, BMus (QCGU) and is certified in Somatic Voicework™ Levels I, II, III, (BWU.) Current member of ANATS (AUS) NYSTA (USA.)
She is excited to join the music department at Terrace and looks forward to working alongside the boys to accomplish their singing and musical goals in 2021.
Support Group meetings
Support Group meetings will be held online if necessary. Should you wish to contact the
- Debating Support Group, please email: DSGChair@terrace.qld.edu.au
- Terrace Performing Arts, please email: TPAChair@terrace.qld.edu.au
Staying in touch
To keep in touch with all things Cultural, we would suggest you download the Terrace App and follow us on Twitter (@GTCulture) and Instagram (terrace_gtculture) to ensure you don’t miss a thing. If you have any photographs or videos that you would like to share, please tag us.
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Director of Music | Mr Derek Rose
Congratulations to the Fanfare Team who presented a moving performance at assembly on Tuesday under the direction of Mr Esbensen.
Chamber Music Concert
Tonight is the first Chamber Music Concert for 2021. This is a ticketed event commencing at 6pm in the Edmund Rice Theatre. This evening will feature a range of soloists, duets and ensembles, including diversity in both repertoire and style of ensembles; there is something for everyone. Please find the link to the event Here.
A reminder that the Terrace App is used to store and disseminate information such as Event Memos for performances, Music and Speech and Drama Handbook and the weekly rehearsal schedule.
Performance and workshop notifications are sent out as a Tour and emailed via the Parent Lounge. This will be used to ascertain who will be attending performances and for roll marking. Could I ask that you respond promptly? Please keep in mind that it is expected that all members of an ensemble participate in all performances. If you are declining a tour, could you please inform the ensemble director and cc firstname.lastname@example.org Finally, as these notices only go out to parents, could you please discuss the event with your son to ensure he has the details entered in his calendar. You can view the Event Memo via the Terrace App. Links to the Parent Lounge will be mentioned in this Terrace News article as they become available. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Music Department email@example.com.
Year 5 and 6 Norman Clarke Music Program (Classroom Music)
All students in Years 5 and 6 have access to the Essential Elements online platform.
This is a wonderful resource for the students to use in their practice at home. It includes backing tracks of the pieces they are working on, along with the ability for them to record themselves and self-evaluate how they are tracking.
The key to success in any musical instrument is practice. Here are a few quick tips to assist you and your son.
Set aside time for home practice to happen, a fixed 10 minute timeslot, four days a week, would see your son significantly improve. Regular practice is the key!
As a parent, if you can stop and take an active interest in what your son is working towards, this can serve as a great motivation for him. This can be done in several ways, including checking their OneNote goals set for this week by your teacher or asking him to practice in the same room that you are in.
Positive reinforcement is an excellent motivator for your son.
If any students wish to discontinue the Instrumental and Speech and Drama Program, parents' written notification needs to be received two weeks before the end of the term (Wednesday 17 March).
Thursday 4 March - Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday 16 March - TPA Meeting
Friday 26 March - Terrace Jazz Night
Thursday 15 April - Anzac Band and Red Thunder Drumline
Thursday 15 April - Drumline Workshop Afternoon
Friday 16 April - Anzac Band and Pep Band Workshop
Sunday 25 April - Anzac Band March and Red Thunder Drumline
The Weekly Wrap
On Saturday, Terrace Volleyball embarked on their third away round of the season against a strong Nudgee College program. After playing Nudgee in some preseason trial matches, the boys were excited at the opportunity to face our rivals once more.
A spirited “Grudge against Nudge” rally at lunchtime on Friday boosted determination and morale going into Saturday’s matches, and the energy never faltered among the boys cheering on the 1st VI from the stands. It was thrilling to finally welcome back spectators at the court under the relaxed GPS guidelines, and we thank everyone who attended to support our Firsts.
Round 5 highlighted some definite strengths and developing gameplay in our younger Year levels, but also showed some areas for improvement. This week the Terrace Volleyball program had four wins and 20 losses, with a number of close games falling short at the finish line.
Despite the program’s overall results, several teams showed true tenacity and hunger for victory and came away with wins. Congratulations to the 4th VI on a great match; their consistency and performance under pressure took them from a set down to a 2-1 win against their strong opponent.
The Terrace Volleyball program would like to thank the players, families, coaches and staff for their continued support this season. We are looking forward to this weekend’s bye round against BBC for another opportunity to improve leading into the final two rounds.
Congratulations to Conor Watson (Year 12 ) who has been selected in the 2021 Elite and Under 19 Queensland Track Team, to represent Queensland at the upcoming Track National Championships being held at the Anna Meares Velodrome, 24 – 28 March 2021 as part of the Brisbane Cycling Festival.
Captains’ Corner | College Captain, Jake Laherty
Yesterday, at around 8pm, I was awoken on approach to my home by the violent cornering of my stepdad and the dulcet tones of his Land Rover Defender. Despite my best efforts, I had fallen asleep on the drive home from the Br Buckley Outdoor Education Centre at Lake Maroon, where I had spent the previous three days on the first Kairos retreat of 2021.
The many learnings gleaned from Kairos meant that the Jake who passed northbound through Boonah yesterday was a much more rounded man than the one who passed in the other direction on Sunday. Chief among these learnings, however, lies one central lesson that I took away from the Kairos experience – it is that lesson I wish to share with you here.
Now be advised that Kairos is intentionally steeped in great mystery, so I will have to recount my experience with the tactical evasiveness of a politician answering an important question. Regardless, understand that the most important lesson I learned was shaped by just a few key moments.
The first of these moments occured at a waterhole near the Centre. We visited the spot one afternoon for a couple of hours of free time. Nestled between the many mountains of the area, the waterhole is shielded by a 200 metre walk upstream from a local campsite. The path is wet and necessitates many haphazard stepping-stone crossings of the stream, but as you turn the final corner, you are immediately greeted by a majestic locale. From the right side extends a rocky ledge, seemingly purpose built by the sands of time as a diving board. High rock walls extend upwards in front and to the left, giving the place a sunken-in feel. And in the back-right corner, tucked behind the diving board extrusion, is an aggressively roaring waterfall, concealing a shallow cave.
My first jump into the water was, naturally, from the diving board. I performed a faux bellyflop (I wasn’t quite brave enough to commit to a real one, but rest assured the jump’s height failed to deter at least a few from that pain). As I resurfaced, I glimpsed an image that has since been ingrained in my mind: The 20 young Terrace men, shirtless, crammed into the cave behind the waterfall, singing a Terrace chant. Now I am not sure about you, but when I am seeking some peaceful refuge in a secluded waterhole, surrounded by the sounds of birds and waterfalls, the last thing I expect is a spirited rendition of the time-honoured “Oh, woh-oh, oh-oooh, oohhh” (that’s a hard one to transcribe, but I have done my best).
At that moment, the boys swimming in the waterhole seemed momentarily united by an unplanned song and an unspoken connection. The context of where we were and what we were doing simply didn’t matter. At that moment, we were all Terracians, and we decided to celebrate it.
The second learning moment is one that I am forbidden from explaining in context, but that moment came surrounded by 40 sobbing young men, overwhelmed by emotion. I will say no more…
The third moment came when our parents drove out to join us for dinner on the final evening of Kairos. It is easy to make a boy’s life at school a time for education and nothing more. A time when the parents send him off and think nothing more until he arrives home eight hours later. But that’s not what Terrace does, nor is it what Terrace parents do. The atmosphere of care is so ingrained here that, following one of the most crucial periods of our adolescent development, in a time when it would be so easy to shove us all on a bus and ship us home, our parents were invited to be a part of our journey and to deepen their roots in the Terrace Family. And each of them accepted with vigour and capped off a transformative trip.
In hindsight, the lesson these three moments taught me is one I should have seen coming. I should have seen it coming when 42 boys rocked up at 8.30am on a Sunday, foregoing a sleep-in and last-minute touches to an English assignment to make the trip. I should have seen it coming when three Old Boys elected to join us, one being asked only two days before leaving because they remember their Kairos experience so fondly. I should have seen it coming when, by chance, the Year 7s arrived for their camp on Monday, and rather than have our time as our time, and their time as their time, the Seniors rushed to join the younglings for lunch, games of cricket, and the like.
The lesson I learned, the one that I should have seen coming, was of the strength of the Terrace Family. The Terrace Family is not an average school community; it fosters a palpable connection between every boy who passes through, that rears its passion even in the most unexpected of times; it encompasses an emotional fabric too profound to articulate; and it lures every one of us unrelentingly, into its intoxicating bounds. The Terrace Family is powerful beyond appreciation. It is powerful enough to continually be the backbone that supports the functioning of this school, and it is powerful enough to make a room of young men cry. Whether you appreciate this power or not, the lesson I learned is that the Terrace Family will linger, unfailingly, as a vast fabric of support and passion that any one of us can reach out to or fall back on.
Answer the Call to fall on the community around you.
TLG Meeting 1 March 2021
At our March TLG meeting, Ms Ralda Deoki, our newest CLT member and Dean of Pedagogy and Learning Innovation, provided insight into her exciting new role at Terrace and objectives for her first year in the position, which looks to be a very busy one! Ralda was very approachable, answering several questions from the audience, helping us understand how she proposes working with and engaging both students and our academic staff to deliver improved learning outcomes. We were especially interested to hear her thoughts on:
- The challenge of managing digital learning tools.
- The importance of active learning vs passive learning.
- Plans to foster greater inter-staff/faculty engagement and harness the experience and enthusiasm of our academic staffing developing better learning outcomes for our students; and
- Longer term plans to develop a more consistent digital learning platform (think update and streamlining of the various platforms currently used – Moodle, One Note, Google Classroom, Teams, etc.).
If you were not able to join us on Monday, a recording of the meeting will be available shortly via the Pixevety website (email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any issues accessing), with minutes and associated presentations to follow – check the 2021/TLG folder at pixevety - TLG
The venue is booked, the catwalk is being configured, and the models are traditionally Terrace mums. We love this element of the day as it allows our community spirit to shine. Answer the Call and be a model for a day. We are looking for mums from all year levels, body shapes and height. We need at least 18 models for the parade. So, if you would like to be involved (I promise we will make it fun), or if you know someone who you think would be a great model, email us at email@example.com.
- 30 April - TLG Years 5 to 9 Mothers' Morning Tea, Victoria Park Golf Course.
- 10 May – Open Day.
- 11 June – Terralicious’ 21 Fashion Parade.
Please note that the Past Mother’s Mass and Morning Tea (previously scheduled for 27 April at 7.30am) has been moved to Sunday 15 August at 9am. Also, confirming that unfortunately, the GT145 Ball, previously scheduled for 2020/rescheduled as a Cocktail Party for 2021, has now been cancelled. We understand that some were unaware that the event has now been removed from the calendar. Special thanks to the committee for their efforts and patience in working to deliver the GT145 Ball/Cocktail Party in challenging circumstances. Standby and hold onto your hats for the GT150 Ball in 2025!
The Terrace Family
We pray for the families of the following members of the Terrace Family who have gone to their eternal rest.
Br Francis Joseph CRUICE - Teacher at Terrace 1959-64.
Please find all your upcoming Terrace Family event details here...
Details: Thursday 25 March | 6 - 8pm
Venue: Newstead Brewery Co, Castlemaine St Milton
Cost: $30pp (+ bf) | Includes drinks on arrival & finger food
RSVP: Please RSVP via the below link by 22 March
For further information, please contact
Chris Shaw | Chris.firstname.lastname@example.org
An invitation to parents and caregivers to an online evening with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg covering Building Happy and Resilient Children.
Details: Wednesday 17 March | 7 - 8pm
No RSVP required.
Please use the below link with code 238205 to access this event.
Last chance to RSVP tomorrow!
Details: Saturday 20 March | 6 - 10pm
Venue: Figs on Sylvan, Sylvan Rd Toowong
Cost: Adults & Students - $60pp (+bf) | Includes canapes, 2 course dinner, adults welcome drink and soft drink for students.
RSVP: Please RSVP via the below link by 5 March
For further information, please contact
Toni Williamson | email@example.com
Year Level Parent Social Functions
Find all your upcoming Parent/Caregiver year level event details here...
Year 8 Parent/Caregiver Coffee Morning
Details: Friday 5 March | 7.30 - 10am
Venue: Victoria Park Golf Complex, Herston
RSVP: No RSVP required. Please feel welcome to drop in for a coffee.
For any queries, please contact
Michele Blanshard | firstname.lastname@example.org
Year 10 Parent/Caregiver Function
Details: Saturday 6 March | 7 - 10pm
Venue: Southbeach Social, 30aa Stanley St South Brisbane
RSVP: Please RSVP via the below link by 4 March
For further information, please contact
Nicole Hoffmann | email@example.com
Year 8 Parent/Caregiver Function
Details: Saturday 27 March | From 6pm
Venue: Port Office Hotel, Edward St Brisbane
Cost: $40pp (+bf) | Includes drink on arrival & canapes
RSVP: Please RSVP via the below link by 17 March
For further information, please contact
Chanelle Simpson | firstname.lastname@example.org
Year 12 Mother/Caregiver & Son Breakfast
Details: Friday 14 May | 6.30 - 9.00am
Venue: Victoria Park Marquee, Herston Rd, Herston
Cost: $29pp (+bf) | Includes continental breakfast and drinks
RSVP: Please RSVP via the below link by 31 March
For further information, please contact
Julia Joseph | email@example.com