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Blue & Black News - Issue # 6 2018

Events coming up:

28th - End of Term 3

15th - Start of Term 4
22nd - Labour Day 
31st - Senior Prizegiving (Study leave for Senior students)

7th - NCEA External Examinations Begin
15th - Teacher Only Day
16th - Canterbury Show Day
30th - Junior Dance

3rd - Leavers Dinner
14th - End of Term 4

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Musicians on Fire at Southern Jam

by Steve Chapman

Below is a brief summary of the results of the CBHS Bands at the recent Southern Jam Festival 2018. Music at CBHS continues to go from strength to strength.

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Mr Nic Hill - Headmaster

From the Headmaster

by Nic Hill

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Year 12 Business Studies Doing the Business

by Bruce Thompson

The students running the Christchurch Car Show as part of the Year 12 Business Studies Course have added up their sales and have made $8,300 from running their event.

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5th Chinese Immersion Day and 2018 NZ Chinese Language Week

by Huili Feng

On Saturday the 15th of September, the 5th Chinese Immersion Day, in celebration of 2018 New Zealand Chinese Language Week, was held in the assembly hall at Christchurch Boys’ High School.

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The Circulating Librar

National Writing Honours

by Mitchell Head

Kayden Leftly (9HDM) has received a 'Highly Commended' award in a national writing competition.

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Year 9 Ski Trips

by Jacob Hawkins - Year 9

Year 9 student, Jacob Hawkins tells us about his experience at Mt. Hutt as part of the recent Outdoor Education trips to the ski field.

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Chris Parker - 10 Years On

by Nic Hill

It was a thrill to welcome back the 2008 Deputy Senior Monitor, Chris Parker, to an assembly on September 9th. Chris is now based in Auckland where he is an actor, writer and comedian. Chris spoke to the boys about what it was to be a Fine Young Man in 2008 and what he hopes a Fine Young Man is in 2018. Chris’ superb speech from assembly speech is here.

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Exciting Building Work Planned

by Craig Dunnett

Exciting building work is planned for Christchurch Boys' High School over the next 28 months.

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Video: Meet the Group - Full Version

The Value of Sport in a Modern Boys’ School

by Nic Hill

As we reflect on the end of the winter sport season, it is important that we bear in mind the purpose of sport.

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2018 Trapshhoting Team

Trapshooting 2018

by Hilary Sinclair-Hyde

The school trapshooting team has attended a series of competitions at various locations over the season and our shooters have consistently placed in each event at the Canterbury Schools shoots.

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PTA News


The PTA helped to welcome next year's Year 9 parents to the school on October 25th at an information evening with tea and coffee served by the PTA.

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The New CBHS PTA Uniform Shop

PTA Uniform Shop

by PTA Uniform Shop

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60 Years Plus Annual Reunion Luncheon

by CBHS Old Boys' Association

60+ Year Old Boys are invited to the Annual Luncheon for Old Boys who started in 1958.

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2019 Scholarship Applications


There are three scholarships which are available (by application) for Christchurch Boys’ High School students who go on to study at University.

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Senior Prizegiving 2018

Senior Prizegiving 2018

by Nigel Vernon

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2019 Start Up Dates


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2018 Class and Sporting Photos Still Available Online


School class photos, cultural and sporting photos have now been completed but are still able to be ordered.

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