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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Orienteering – Sunday, 17 March 2019



Sunday, 17 March – Leyburn State Forest, west of Warwick

Come and join us for our first bush orienteering event for the season and enjoy orienteering in this open spur/gully eucalypt forest.

Courses: Hard 1 (8.6km); Hard 2 (6.2km); Hard 3 (4.9km); Hard 4 (3.4km); Hard 5 (2.7km); Moderate 1 (3.5km); Moderate 2 (2.3km); Easy (2.1km); Very Easy (1.4km)

Online Entries: Please enter online by midnight on Wednesday 13 March at to ensure enough maps are available. If you can’t manage this, please email me and let me know what course you would like to do.

Sportident will be used for this event. SI sticks can be hired for $2.

9am – 11am   Close: 1pm

Members: adults – $12; junior – $8; family maximum – $32
Non-member: adults – $18; juniors – $12; family maximum – $48; Beginners – $8

Facilities: bush toilet; drinks for sale; coffee cart and muffins; sausage sizzle

From Warwick, take the Cunningham Highway westwards towards Inglewood for 34km, before turning right into Thanes Creek Road. The first 4km of this road is bitumen and it then becomes a good gravel road. 3.8km after the start of the gravel, take the right hand fork at a junction and travel a further 7km to the assembly area on Forestry Road. Allow 45 mins traveling time from Warwick. 

From Stanthorpe, take the New England Highway north to Warwick and at the first set of traffic lights (the intersection with the Cunningham Highway), turn left and follow the directions as above.

Cricket: Round 6 wrap v Brisbane State High School

Dear Cricket Community,

Our much anticipated round 6 clash with Brisbane State High School returned 12 wins and 5 losses which included some mixed performances. Our Year 10 and Year 11 sides were undefeated against BSHS, while our younger grades were outplayed by State High’s extremely strong and undefeated 7A, 7B and 8A sides. Unfortunately after a clinical day out against NC 7 days prior, the 1st XI lost by 5 wickets in what was a disappointing performance.

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Cadets: Bivouac Exercise Gallipoli Packing List

Packing list for bivouac amended March 2019

Toowoomba Grammer School Army Cadet Unit Equipment List 2019 v2-

Dear Cadets, Recruits and Parents

  1. Attached is the packing list for the bivouac (Exercise Gallipoli), on 23-24 March.
  2. Please open this document and read both pages.
  3. The Q store will be open on Wednesday afternoon for those cadets/recruits that need to replace uniforms, pick up field gear, etc.
  4. As this activity is a combined AAC/School activity you are required to bring both DPCU and also civilian clothes which includes the issued blue long sleeved work shirt.
  5. If you are a recruit and still require equipment, then I suggest you contact Tentworld Toowoomba Asap.
  6. A list of items to purchase is attached and as pointed out before this is a one off purchase as all other clothing and equipment is provided by the Unit.
  7. On Friday 22 March you will be expected to present yourself in DPCU Field Marching Order.  The Orderly Room will be open from 0745h for you to place your packs and webbing.
  8. That afternoon at Home Training we will be doing a kit inspection to make sure that you have packed correctly, before you place your gear in Roberts over night.

Thank you

Ma’am Hallam

Ann Hallam



TGS Swimming Supporters’ Group Newsletter

6 March 2019

Good morning parents of our 2019 Toowoomba Grammar School GPS Swim Team.

This morning we held our final team training session incorporating a session with Sports Psychiatrist, Mrs Faye Youens, and sharing a BBQ breakfast.

This evening we have our team dinner and presentation leading onto an exciting and memorable day for the team on Friday.

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Rugby Calendar of Events 2019

Day and Date Event Venue
Term 2
Saturday, 23 March Trial vs TSS (1st XV only) Moree Rugby Club
Saturday, 18 May Trial vs IGS (1st XV, 2nd XV only) IGS (School ovals)
Friday, 24 May Rugby Coaches In-Service, 3.30 – 6.00pm TGS
Saturday, 25 May GPS 1st XV Round Robin (1st XV only) TBC
Sunday, 26 May Trial vs TSS (2nd XV, 16A, 15A, 14A, 13A, 12A squads only) TSS
Saturday, 1 June Trial vs BBC (1st XV, 2nd XV only) Brisbane
Thursday, 6 June Trial vs IGS (12A, 13A, 14A, 15A, 16A only) TBC
Monday, 17 – Wednesday, 19 June Internal Trials and Training for all teams TGS Ovals
Wednesday, 10 July – Saturday, 13 July TGS Rugby Camp (1st XV, 2nd XV, 16A, 15A, 14A, 13A, 12A squads only)

Saturday, 13 July – Trial games vs BGS at Northgate

TGS – Camp


Northgate Playing Fields, Brisbane – Trial games

Term 3
Tuesday, 16 July Training for all teams commences TGS Ovals
Friday, 19 July Trial match vs St Andrew’s College, NZ (U13) TGS
Saturday, 20 July TGS vs GT GT
Saturday, 27 July TGS vs Downlands TGS
Saturday, 3 August TGS vs IGS IGS
Saturday, 10 August TGS vs TSS TGS
Saturday, 17 August TGS vs NC NC
Saturday, 24 August TGS vs BSHS TGS
Saturday, 31 August TGS vs BBC TGS
Saturday, 7 September TGS vs ACGS ACGS
Saturday, 14 September TGS vs BGS TGS
Sunday, 15 September TGS Rugby Awards Presentation, 9.00am – 11.00am TGS Assembly Hall

Cadet Routine Orders for Home Training – Friday, 8 March 2019


Dear Parents, Recruits and Cadets

  1. Attached are this week’s Routine Orders for your action.
  2. Dress is DPCU Field.
  3. As the NCOs have to get to a Dining in Night we will finish early this week at 1745h (5.45pm.)
  4. All cadets that are expected as spectators at the GPS swimming are excused and should attend cadets.
  5. Glennie School cadets are reminded to return forms for this Sunday’s Glennie Fete.

Thank you

Ma’am Hallam

Ann Hallam



Tennis Trials 2019

Week 8

Monday, 18 – Year 10 & 11

Tuesday, 19 – Year 12

Wednesday, 20 – Year 8

Thursday, 21 – Year 7

Friday, 22 – Year 9

Week 9

Monday, 25 – Year 10

Tuesday, 26 – Year 7

Wednesday, 27 – Year 8

Thursday, 28 – Toowoomba Show Holiday

Friday, 29 – Year 9

Volleyball: Tuesday Night Competition commences

Six Toowoomba Grammar Volleyball teams commenced the local TVA (Toowoomba Volleyball Association) competition last night with wins to our Year 9, Year 10, Year 12 and 1st VI teams. Our youngest troops, Year 7 and 8 had very close games and made a lot of personal improvements throughout their match.