Careers – MIT Open Day

Five Year 13 students: Sam Henry, Musawwir Khan, Sweta Naidu, Shahitta Shah and Fine Savelio and two Year 12 students: Neha Kumar and Zakreen attended the 2020 MIT Open Day last Saturday. The only actual government tertiary provider Open Day this year so far!! All of these students are interested in healthcare and were fortunate to have a tour of the Healthcare training facilities…. Read More

STEM News – acknowledgements

Congratulations to …!  Triyash Pretty and Veisinia Havili who have been accepted into the Royal Society’s “Powering Potential” weekend in Wellington in December.   Aruna Zachariah who has been accepted into Otago University’s Science Academy which includes two camps (in January and in July), with a science communication project ongoing throughout the year.  Veisinia Havili and Siloni Siaki who have been accepted into the EcoQuest “Experience Ecology in Action” field camp in… Read More

Health and Wellness News

In the last couple of weeks, we’ve noticed more students coming to the Health Centre with headaches.   One of the main causes of headaches is dehydration. The water fountains are available for use again throughout the school, so as the weather warms up let’s drink more water.  Research has shown that even mild dehydration can affect your memory and mood in… Read More

Year 13 Biology – Human Revolution

Year 13 Biology students enjoyed a workshop hosted by the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Human Evolution this week.  The students got a close-up look at replica skulls from the museum’s human evolution collection and examined their diagnostic features. The students were challenged to identify biological changes that have taken place over time and to cite scientific evidence. They were also asked to… Read More

Te Ringa Toi Maori Secondary Schools Art Exhibition (Part 2)

Afghan brothers take first and second place at the Ringa Toi Student Exhibition Mahdi and Ali Hussaini are two young former refugees from war-torn Afghanistan. Their brothers first encounter with whakairo, Maori carving, was at a museum, and they were fascinated. The brothers said, whakairo was something totally new to them and were surprised to… Read More