Library – Matariki Celebration

We invited our school community to celebrate and acknowledge the Māori new year or Matariki.  Te Waka a Rangi was on display again this year in the library for people who have lost loved ones and friends to come and write their name on a star.  It is said every year at Matariki the souls of those that have past are gathered up into the net of Te Waka a Rangi and… Read More

University Entrance

With competition to get a scholarship, it’s crucial to stand out from the pool of applicants by demonstrating real commitment to bettering yourself as an individual. This means having a few extracurricular activities to show off to scholarship providers, demonstrating your passions and interests outside the classroom, as well as examples of times you’ve got involved… Read More

STEM News – Year 10 Science Quiz and Construction Challenge

Students enjoyed competing in small groups in an “Everyday Science” trivia quiz.  Questions included fun and relevant topics which generated lively discussion. For example:  What shape is the goal circle on a Netball court? (circle/semi-circle/ellipse/crescent)  A shampoo with a low a pH helps control frizziness – this means the shampoo is … acidic/neutral/alkaline/viscous)  In general, three of these fruits will float in water. Which one do you think… Read More