Dear Boarding Families
There is much excitement in the air as we inch a step closer to being able to go home and have family time again for a couple of weeks. As I get around and talk to staff and students the one theme which is clear is ‘wow’ this is a long term. I feel like a traditional boarder myself having left my family and after 11 weeks I get to reunite again with them. I am looking forward to catching up with my beautiful wife, Lisa and just hanging out with her again.
During the last few weeks the cold snap has set in and I am feeling a sense of what winter looks like in Tasmania. The air is crisp, as winter sets in, my Western Australian bones are telling me it’s pretty darn cold, but I keep hearing it from one of our iconic locals, AKA Nick Foster that there is something incredibly magical about the cooler months in Tassie. Whilst the mainland gets chilly with rainy grey days, once winter settles in, Tasmania becomes a glittering wonderland that looks like it’s straight out of a fairy-tale. Plus, they tell me a dusting of snow makes the state very special. I guess when you look at it like that, there is no reason to hibernate this break.
Head of Boarding