Junior School – Years 9 & 10

This week’s message is especially for the kids:  Dear Kōtuku,  How is your bubble going? Mine is pretty good. I think my kids are ready to ‘divorce’ me though. They say I talk to too much and that I am too bossy when it comes to school work. You already know that though 😊   I know you have been doing your best to attempt, complete and hand work in. It has been difficult for some of our students… Read More

Health and Wellness Information

The Health and Wellness Centre is still open (online or by phone) and you can still contact the nurses, doctor, social workers, counsellor and psychologist.   Feel free to ring, txt, email the nurses for any health issues or concerns or if you would like to speak to the doctor or psychologist.  The psychologist and doctor will follow students they have been… Read More

Gateway Information

Our online Health and Safety course kicked off today!   Over the next three weeks, Gateway students who have chosen to sign up will work through activities and lessons to learn all about health and safety in the workplace. Health and safety is becoming more and more important and is a great addition to your CV for any job… Read More

Careers Information

Students looking for part-time work mostly need a CV, even for many On-Line applications. The media states that ‘supermarkets (replenishment/online pickers/bakery/butchery/security), call centres and warehouses are currently hiring . The last two are probably through agencies. A CV template and formatting and writing advice is available on the website below:   www.careers.govt.nz  Senior students are welcome to email their new CV to Ms Cusack on chcusack@otahuhucollege.school.nz for a check, before sending it off for an advertised vacancy. … Read More

Science News

29 April to 1 May  Year 10A Science Assessment.   Rates of Reaction: A practical report writing Task run over 3 days  1 May  Year 9B and 9G Science Assessment.  Plants: Test    Junior Science (Year 9 and 10)  During alert level 3, year 9 and 10 students will continue to be taught via online. Those… Read More

Sports News

To all the girls who are interested in playing netball this year,   please register online by clicking the link below.  https://www.sporty.co.nz/viewform/119215  Remember that you do not need to be fit or have any netball experience to register. Once you have registered, I will get in contact with more information through email … Read More

Social Science Department

It is very positive to see the engagement from our students with the online distance learning. Just need to get into the routine and with a little discipline and commitment, you will be able to get a lot done.   TIP – If you are a morning person like some of us teachers, why don’t you do all your work in the morning session when… Read More

English Department

We have been impressed by the engagement this week and many students are now back and working hard on their classwork. Please encourage your son/daughter to engage with class work and check that their work is being completed and that they have checked in with their teacher each day.   How to access support – The teachers… Read More

Junior School – Years 9 & 10

Tēnā koutou katoa  Thank you for the short week ‘at school’. Many students have been in touch with teachers which is wonderful.  Students should have logged in to their Microsoft Office 365 account (school account) to check their emails and ‘Microsoft Teams’ in preparation for school each day.    Over the next few working days staff in the Junior… Read More