Toowoomba State High School

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Toowoomba State High School
Location
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Information
Type Public, Co-educational, Secondary, Day school
Motto Latin: Labore et Honore
("Work and Honour")
Established 1919
Principal Christopher Zilm, since 2003
Enrolment 1500+ (8-12)
Campus Suburban
Colour(s) Red, White and Navy Blue
Website

Toowoomba State High School (TSHS) is a co-educational State High School located in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.[1] Established in 1919,[2] the school consists of two campuses, the Mount Lofty campus, and the Wilsonton campus,[3] with 1691 students (2012).[4]

Campuses[edit]

Toowoomba State High School consists of two campuses, Mount Lofty and Wilsonton.[5]

Mount Lofty[edit]

Images of Mount Lofty Campus, 2006

Mount Lofty campus is located in the north-east corner of Toowoomba and the school relocated there from Margaret Street over a period of two years in 1961 and 1962.[6] The campus caters for approximately 840 students (2014)[7] in years eight to twelve, making it the larger of the two campuses.

Wilsonton[edit]

The Wilsonton campus is located in the north-west corner of Toowoomba. It was opened in 1998 as the fourth secondary campus for Toowoomba's youth.[8] The campus caters for approximately 700 students (2014)[9]

Vivo[edit]

In 2012 T.S.H.S became the first school in Australia to use Vivo to recognise the work and progress of students. Vivo is an online reward scheme for responsible behaviour where teachers give students Vivo points. And then at the end of the semester or school year, the students can redeem their Vivo points to spend on the online Vivo store for rewards and vouchers to school events.[10]

The Arts[edit]

T.S.H.S is well known around the Darling Downs for their excellence in The Arts. The school have bands, choirs and dance troops. One of the very well known choirs at the school is the "Lofty Glee Choir". The choirs and bands perform at many school and public events.[11][12]

Sports[edit]

The school is also keen on excellence in the sporting arena. Each year the school has their Swimming Carnival, Athletics Carnival and Cross Country.[13][14]

Alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Toowoomba State High School". Toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "History". Toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Enrolments". Toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Toowoomba State High School (2013) : Queensland State School Reporting : 2012 School Annual Report" (PDF). Toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Enrolments". Toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Mr. Grayson". Resources.toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Toowoomba State High School Newsletter". Publish.newwerv.com.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Wilsonton Campus: A newspaper history". Wilscampshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  9. ^ "Toowoomba State High School Newsletter". Publish.newsserv.com.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  10. ^ "Vivo". Toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  11. ^ "Students fine tune acts for stage". Toowoomba Chronicle. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  12. ^ "Going from high school band to world's largest orchestra". Toowoomba Chronicle. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  13. ^ "Captains to unite school". Toowoomba Chronicle. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  14. ^ "Nick Toleman run eclipses long-held Toowoomba record". Toowoomba Chronicle. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  15. ^ Angela Crawley. "John Alexander French, V.C. - Local Hero". Toowoombarc.qld.gov.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  16. ^ "Nunn, Glynis - Woman - The Australian Women's Register". Womenaustralia.info. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  17. ^ "Museum". Resources.toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  18. ^ "Ist XI Cricket". Resources.toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  19. ^ "Toowoomba State High School 93rd Annual Awards Night" (PDF). Resources.toowoombshs.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  20. ^ Münchner Kammerspiele - Presse & Öffentlichkeistarbeit. "Münchner Kammerspiele - Thomas Meadowcroft". Muenchner-kammerspiele.de. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  21. ^ "Toowoomba State High School Newsletter". Publish.newsserv.com.au. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 

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Coordinates: 27°32′31.44″S 151°57′55.3″E / 27.5420667°S 151.965361°E / -27.5420667; 151.965361