Week 20 News

In this week’s news:

  • Graduation
  • Spanish Competition – Monika Duvnjak
  • Canberra Cavs – Stuart Tharle
  • Transport Canberra
  • Adopt a Ward – Admin Team

Graduation

The Lake Tuggeranong College graduating class of 2019 will be celebrating their achievements with a Graduation Ceremony taking place this week.

The Graduation will take place this Thursday 19 December 2019 in the Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre, Constitution Avenue, Canberra commencing at 10.00am sharp. Students will be allocated a specific seat at the event and are required to be seated by 9.45am.

First Day Year 11, 2018

This event is held in recognition of student achievement and their formal farewell from school education and can be shared with the people that have been instrumental in getting them this far – their families, friends and many of their teachers. It will be a morning to be enjoyed and savoured.

First Day Year 12, 2019

Spanish Competition – Monika Duvnjak

The Spanish Embassy organised a speaking competition for the Spanish students of all colleges in Canberra. They had to prepare a three minutes video. Monika Duvnjak, from Year 11, won the third position.


Canberra Cavalry Baseball Team – Stuart Tharle

You may remember Stuart Tharle (current Year 12) who is making incredible strides towards his dream of playing Major League Baseball! ⚾️ He has had a stellar of a year and recently had his debut for the Canberra Cavs. 5 pitches 3 outs amazing achievement!


Transport Canberra

Always carry your student ID to get a concession

With the holidays around the corner, when travelling on #TC bus and light rail services on a student concession always remember to carry your Student ID card. Have it ready to present your card to @CanberraMetroOperations and Transport Canberra staff upon request. Find out more about concessions online here: https://www.transport.act.gov.au/tickets-and-myway/fares/concessions

Transport Canberra bus and light rail services over the Christmas and New Year period

Transport Canberra will run a revised bus timetable over the Christmas and New Year period from Monday 23 December 2019 until Friday 10 January 2020, inclusive. This is the regular timetable but with less frequency during peak times. On public holidays bus services will run on a Sunday timetable while on other days during this period bus services will run to a special holiday timetable. Light rail services will continue to operate as normal during the Christmas/New Year period with the exception of public holidays. On public holidays (ie. Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day) light rail will run to a Sunday frequency of every 15 minutes between 8:00am to 11:00pm. 

There is a special bus service on Christmas Day and travel on both buses and light rail will be FREE. Visit the Transport Canberra website www.transport.act.gov.au to learn more, view and download timetables.


Admin team – Adopt a Ward

This year the admin team adopted word 11B at TCH for Christmas.  What is Adopt a Ward you ask!  Well, it’s a new initiative the hospital started last year, where community groups, businesses or schools can adopt a ward at the hospital and deliver presents to the patients of that ward.

Rather than doing a Secret Santa they decided to buy presents for people who could really do with some cheering up.  And it worked, as you will see in the photos.

Our ward 11B is the acute geriatric ward.  Jill, Pat, Carlene and Sally delivered 24 presents this morning and met some lovely old folks, had a chat and a laugh and heard some great stories.

It was a huge success and very rewarding for both the givers and the receivers. 

Hats off to the wonderful admin team. How inspiring! You are all so humble and so giving and you make A DIFFERENCE in so many people’s lives – students, families and the wider community. Thankyou from the rest of the school community to you! You really live and act LEARN, THRIVE and CONNECT.  What great ambassadors for the school.


Wishing everyone at LTC and their families a fantastic Christmas and new year and a safe and happy holiday.

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