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Thomas A. Stewart would like to give many thanks to the following businesses and individuals who have contributed to our Holiday Hamper program. Thanks to their generosity, many more of our students and their families will have a happy holiday.

Cottage Toys
Deiter and Darcy's NoFrills
Gap Factory Store
Giant Tiger
Lansdowne Place
Moores Clothing for Men
McKnights
McWilliams Moving and Storage
Real Canadian Superstore
Tribal Voices
Wild Rock Outfitters
Pizza Factory
Red Lobster
Crayola
Gwynn Mann
John Roberts Clothiers
Rare Grill House

MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS
December 19, 2014

January bus passes are ready for pick up in the main office.  Please pick your bus pass up during your lunch, or before and after school.
Lights Camera Action! Attention all filmmakers!  The 1st Annual TAS film festival is soon approaching and the Holidays are a great time to get some filming done!  Categories include long, short, animation, advertisement and music video. Students may only enter one film per category. Films must have original music and may NOT contain any copyrighted material. Submit your film entries to Mr. Bigg on a USB drive before May 15th.  For more information & film festival rules look for the information posters posted around school.

Members of the junior girls' volleyball team are asked to meet outside the gym change room at the start of lunch today for a brief meeting .

Griffin wear has arrived! If you ordered any clothing, stop by room 185 at lunch to pick it up.  Wednesday December 17- Friday December 19

Are you between the ages of 15 and 17 and interested in studying about the history of Canada, France and Great Britain during the First and Second World Wars?  There is a scholarship that will help pay for you to go to Europe next summer for 2 weeks.  For more information about this opportunity, go to the Guidance webpage.

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Awards are open to graduating secondary students who are going into postsecondary who have been involved in voluntary humanitarian work and who maintain a satisfactory academic standing and continued volunteer work. For more information on this award, go to the TAS guidance webpage for more information.

The Kin Canada Bursaries are for students who demonstrate high ideals and qualities of citizenship through involvement in their community and who have a financial need.  For a copy of the application, either come to the TAS guidance office check the TAS guidance website.

Yearbooks are now on sale for $50.  Come to the lobby in front of the cafeteria to place your order.  Prices will go up in the new year!

Are you a dancer, musician, artist, or just plain awesome?  Come and show your talents at Coffee House on January 15th.  All acts are welcome. Auditions will be held on January 7,8, and 9 at lunch in room 73.

If you are interested in travelling to Costa Rica on March Break 2016,  please pick up an application form from Mr. or Mrs. Driscoll.  The application is just to see the interest level it is not a commitment.  See Mr. or Mrs. Driscoll if you have any questions.


Senior Girl's Basketball

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The Peterborough Integrated Arts Program is delighted to present our new promotional video! It's still evolving .... more to come in the spring!
A BIG THANK YOU goes out to Integrated Arts graduate Ryan Shewell who filmed and edited the video and THANK YOU to Ms.Clarke for co-ordinating the filming days.The students were thrilled to be a part of the action. THANK YOU to the teachers for facilitating.   Music credit ..... Rather Be by Clean Bandidt (instrumental version)   


Congratulations to the Cross Country Running Team for great year!
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Zimbabwe Fundraiser on Thursday June 19th
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Parade Grand Champions
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1960s Day at TAS! Mrs. Carey's Gr. 10 Canadian History class had a 1960s Day on June 10th.  Students dressed in 1960s attire, and enjoyed some of the great food, games, and music of the decade. Everyone had a groovy time!   
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The Tulip Festival was a huge hit!!  TAS received a standing ovation from a large crowd!!!
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Congratulations to the TAS Wind Symphony for winning Gold at the Kiwanis Music Festival and being selected to represent Peterborough at the Provincials this May!
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TAS students participated in an Outdoor Activity Day in what was to be a “farewell send-off” to winter.  Events were organized and run by the Outdoor Leadership Class and included the 4-Way Tug of War, Scavenger Hunt Scrabble, European “Snow Ball”, and the Wintery Obstacle Course.  
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Outdoor Leadership Class (OLP) students received instruction from B!KE and Green-up on bike maintenance, repair and safety as they prepare to begin riding to Trent University for the next month during their fitness and wall-climbing unit.
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TAS is VERY proud of the Media Team, and how a few members were featured in this month's SNAP'D Peterborough Paper.
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    Sunny, Baily, Branwen, Steven, Quin, Chris and Dalton are the TASSS Media Team


Congratulations to the Junior Boys Hockey team who reeled off 3 consecutive wins yesterday at the St. Peter's Classic to win the championship. Goaltenders Drew Hutchison and Billy Leahy shared a 5 to 0 shutout in game 1 over IE Weldon. Leahy was rock solid, picking up a 3 to 2 overtime win over Norwood in game 2, while Hutchison earned game MVP honours in the championship game, a 3 to 1 victory over Haliburton. The Griffins combined good defensive play with potent offense at the other end. Jarod Mayhew, Charles Cowie and Braden Little led the attack with 2 goals and 1 assist each, while Connor Harnden was the most generous Griffin, picking up 4 helpers. If you check out the team picture, you can easily see why TAS also won the award for the team with the "best flow" in the tournament.

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TAS Drummers Play at Pete's Game Feb.27/14
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Speed Skaters Marc Gagne, Kasey Hainer, Taylor Edmondson & Marj Tellis
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TAS CELEBRATES STUDENT SUCCESSES WITH CELEBRATORY CAKES


Best of High School Art Award Winners
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OFSSA Archery
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Sears Drama Regional Reps
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Wrestling
On their way to OFSAA.
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Dixieland Band
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Spirit Squad
Cheer For the Cure Provincials Champions!
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Cross Country Running
The junior girls team stood on the podium bringing home gold and bronze.
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Field Hockey
Congratulations COSSA Silver Medal Winners.
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Girls Basketball
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A D D I T I O N A L    N E W S

CHEX TV Report on TAS Field Grand Opening - October 2, 2013
See the "Videos" Link in the left column.


TAS WELCOMES OUR NEW ADDITIONS!
A state of the art track and field plus beautiful new Tennis/Basketball Courts
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