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Coming Up in Week 8

Thomas Ziebarth on the sax at the Brisbane Jazz Club last weekend.

Well done to the Big Band for their performance at the Brisbane Jazz Festival on Saturday. The boys were very professional and will be looking for their next gig as they are ready to take to the main stage of Birdland – in New York City! Also this week our Junior Choir performed in the Qld Youth Music Awards. Even though it was a long way to go to get to the festival, pizza at school before the bus ride made it bearable! In our first competitive performance, the Choir was awarded Bronze in their chosen category. Congratulations!

Upcoming Events

Monday 30 May Middle School Festival for Choirs SPLC 16.30
Mon 30 May& Wed 1 & Tues 7 June – Term 2 Co-curricular photos (details below)
Tuesday 31 May ICAS Science – Years 4, 6, 8
Wednesday 1 June ATC Tour Morning from 10am
Thursday 2 June Winter Concert – Junior School
Saturday 4 June QCIS Rugby Carnival Toowoomba
Thursday 9 June Middle School Drinks
Saturday 11 June AFL Boys Day Out Gabba
Tuesday 14 June Winter Concert – Middle School
Friday 17 June Last Day of Term 2
Saturday 30 July P&F Trivia Night

Co-Curricular Photos Term 2

All players must bring their full playing uniform including boots for the photos.

Monday May 30 – 3.30pm
Year 7, 8 & 9 ATC Football (Soccer) teams – Full playing uniform including boots

Wednesday June 1 – 3.30pm
Year 5 & 6 ATC Football (Soccer) teams – Full playing uniform including boots

Tuesday June 7
Note: these players will also have a game against NC on Tuesday 7 June as well as Co-Curricular photos.
NC 11A V ATC 6A (4pm Kick off)
NC 11B V ATC 5A (3pm kick off)
NC 11C V ATC 6B (4pm kick off)
NC 11D V ATC 5B (3pm kick off)
Photo schedule:
2.30pm – Year 5A and 5B ATC Rugby Teams
3.30pm – Year 6A and 6B ATC Rugby Teams
3.45pm – Year 5C and 6C ATC Rugby Teams
4.00pm – All ATC AFL Teams – bring blue shorts
4.15pm – Year 7A, 7B, 7C ATC Rugby Teams
4.30pm – Year 8 and 9 Rugby ATC Rugby Teams
Please direct any enquiries to the Sports Office

Da Vinci Decathlon

This week groups of students from Year 9, Year 7 and Years 5 and 6 students competed in the Queensland da Vinci Decathlon held at AB Paterson College. The Queensland da Vinci Decathlon is an academic interschool gala competition operated in the spirit of an Olympic Decathlon, with a variety of events of an academic nature. Students competed in the following disciplines: mathematics, chess, code breaking, engineering challenge, philosophy, creative producers, art and poetry, cartography and general knowledge.

We are pleased to announce that Year 5 came 2nd in cartography and Year 6 came 3rd in science and 2nd in English. The schools that participated came from the Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba and Gold Coast areas. Our teams have worked hard preparing for the event and they certainly did our College proud. They demonstrated all the habits of mind including striving for accuracy, thinking and communicating with clarity and precision as well as and creating, imagining and innovating. Congratulations to those who attended and thanks to Deborah Butler and Gayle Hollister for their organisation.

Vacation Care

School Holidays are fast approaching, please click here to view Camp Australia’s holiday program for ATC from Monday 27 June – Friday 8 July 2016. Siblings and friends of the College are more than welcome. Please remember to book online so you don’t miss out on Camp Australia’s exciting holiday program
Feel free to visit Michelle, our onsite coordinator, if you would like to talk to her about the service or take a look at the facilities.

Paddy’s Place and The Bakehouse

If you are able to volunteer at Paddy’s Place and/or The Bakehouse, please email Danielle Milne, Tuckshop convenor and let her know your preferred day. Please check out our ‘Daily Specials’ when ordering online (available to Staff and Years 8 & 9 Students only). Try our Meatball Sub or Meatball Pasta! Watch this space for more specials in the coming weeks.

Flexischools News- No more order fees for parents on Flexischools!

Ambrose Treacy College has negotiated a new package with Flexischools and we are now excited to tell you that you will no longer pay ‘order’ fees when ordering online. However, you will still continue to pay the ‘Top Up’ fees; – Credit Cards, namely VISA and Mastercard, or PayPal will incur a Credit Card/PayPal Surcharge of 15c + 1% to top up the balance of an account. Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) are fee-free Please allow 3 days for EFT top ups. Go to Flexischools to register or order.

Save the Date – Jazz by the River 2016

Our inaugural Jazz by the River in 2015 drew a crowd of over 700 people. It was a special occasion celebrating the Arts at ATC on the lawn beside our Brisbane River. Preparations are well underway for the 2016 Jazz by the River and we look forward to another Cultural extravaganza.

Jazz by the River – A Celebration of the Arts

Saturday 15 October 4.00pm-7.30pm

With Guest Performer Tamara O’Callaghan

Mr David Gardiner, Deputy Principal