Tomaree High School

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Tomaree High School
Salamander Bay, New South Wales
Australia Australia
Coordinates 32°44′13″S 152°6′42″E / 32.73694°S 152.11167°E / -32.73694; 152.11167Coordinates: 32°44′13″S 152°6′42″E / 32.73694°S 152.11167°E / -32.73694; 152.11167
Type Public, Co-educational, Secondary, Day school
Motto Forward Together
Established 1998
Principal Peter Partridge
Enrolment ~1,214[1]
Campus Suburban
Colour(s) Electric Blue & Yellow

Tomaree High School is a secondary, state run high school located in Salamander Bay, a suburb of the Port Stephens Council local government area in New South Wales, Australia.

The school is most well known for the crossbow shooting incident occurring in April 2003. The resulting shooting lead to the immediate evacuation of the school and subsequent closure for the day. Two 16 year old girls were injured during the incident and the 16 year old male was charged with attempted murder, two counts of maliciously wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, possession of a prohibited weapon and throwing an explosive.[2]


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