Taree High School(塔瑞中學)
Taree High School
Taree High School, also known as THS, is a secondary, public, co-educational, comprehensive day school, located in Taree, a city on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
Established in 1908, the Taree High School is the oldest of the high schools located in the Taree area, and currently caters for approximately 900 students from Years 7 to 12, servicing Taree and the Manning Valley. The school is equipped with specialist facilities, and works closely with local primary schools, the business community and Taree TAFE. A semesterised curriculum is used at the school, providing a variety of subjects and units.
Taree High School is a school of the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities (DEC). In 2013 Taree High School, along with Taree Public School, became part of the Connected Communities Strategy. This strategy aims to provide tailored programs to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal students and their families across NewSouth Wales.
The motto adopted by Taree High is Flumen Coronent Filii, which may be translated from Latin as "May your sons and daughters crown the river", referring to the Manning River, a feature of the town of Taree.
Current facilities of the school include a library, full-size gymnasium, drama room with lighting, sound equipment and stage curtains, canteen, Year 12 outdoor area and common room, school hall, Aboriginal resource room, agricultural farm, and a special education unit.
The current Executive Principal of Taree High School is Allison Alliston, with the two current Deputy Principals being Nigel Reece and Raylene Starke.