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Ollie smashes mile record

Ollie Hoare is likely to start favourite for next month’s Commonwealth Games 1500m after smashing the Australian mile record in Norway. The Trinity old boy recorded 3.47:48 at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo, slashing 0.89 seconds off the mark set by Stewart McSweyn at the same venue last year. Ollie Hoare in action at [...]

Small gifts go a long way | Trinity Giving Day

Trinity's Giving Day establishes new Scholarship Trust to help those less advantaged attend the School. When Trinity announced its inaugural Giving Day, the School’s original 24-hour goal was to reach $250,000. Within four hours, our community had generously donated gifts that had surpassed our target to launch our new Scholarship Fund. Trinity Head Master, Tim [...]

Giving Day | What Trinity has meant for me | Video showcase

Watch and listen to our Trinity Giving Day Ambassadors sharing about the impact of a Trinity education As part of the inaugural Trinity Giving Day on June 2, Trinity invited old boys, staff and parents (past and present) to share their stories about being part of the Trinity community.  You can watch their videos below. [...]

Trinity launches charitable Giving Day for new Scholarship Trust | Thursday June 2

Trinity Grammar School launches new Giving Day Scholarship Trust established to help those less advantaged attend the School. Trinity's first ever Giving Day is next week. Every dollar donated from 3pm, Thursday 2 June to 3pm, Friday 3 June will be trebled, thanks to generous supporters. "We have a big goal of raising $250,000 for [...]

War Memorial Chapel fundraising stands the test of time

An important part of the Trinity landscape today only exists as a result of generous fundraising efforts from generations gone by, but it wasn’t a smooth road to making the Trinity Grammar School War Memorial a reality.   In the north-eastern corner of the Quadrangle at Summer Hill, the Trinity Grammar School War Memorial Chapel is [...]

Trinitarian’s pathway to basketball elite

If American basketball pundits prove correct, Tyrese Proctor will be the number seven NBA draft pick in 2024, which would catapult him to a starting  salary around $5 million. The Trinitarian is widely tipped to be on track for a spot in the cream of the crop, the top 15 in the NBA draft lottery. [...]

Patrick takes on the world

Patrick Cantlon is the latest Trinity athlete to hit the world stage following his selection in the Australian team for the Under 20 world championships in Colombia in August. He will compete in the 1500m and 3000m, a year after Ollie Hoare reached the 1500m Olympic final, and sprinter Rohan Browning made the 100m semis [...]

One family’s century of service

One family has achieved a remarkable century of cumulative associations with Trinity - 33 years as students and more than twice that as voluntary servants of the School. Three generations of the Collins family have spent their school days at Trinity in a line stretching back to the dark days of World War Two, when [...]

Food for thought

Old boy Ed Halmagyi, better known as TV chef Fast Ed, made a science-themed cooking show especially for Trinity students learning remotely during Science Week.  And though he taught them how to make a delicious chicken saltimbocca, students also watched a separate streamed Science Week lecture on the diet of the future, in which meat [...]

Vale David Emanuel, ex Wallaby

Old Trinitarian and former rugby international David Emanuel has been remembered as a “gentle giant” following his death aged 87. The hard-working lock from the class of 1951 was an exceptional lineout jumper and the Wallabies’ leading second-rower in the late 1950s. The Eastern Suburbs player made his Test debut in 1957 in the second [...]