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Newsletter, Term 3, Week 5

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CGHS Lipsync 2019 - Clash of the Colours

Principal's Message

by Christine O'Neill, Principal

Nau mai haere mai, talofa lava, mālō e lelei, kiorana, greetings parents and whanau

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Women of Influence Speaker Series Breakfast

Women Of Influence Speaker Series Breakfast

by Katrina Dyne, English HOLA

On Monday morning, eight of our senior students were fortunate enough to attend The Women of Influence Speaker Series breakfast at the Christchurch Town Hall.

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Late Start Tuesday 14 May

Late Start, Thursday 29th August

by CGHS Administration

A reminder that school starts at 9.50am on Thursday 29th August due to staff professional development. We look forward to seeing the girls ready for a prompt start for period two.

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CGHS A Netball Team, Winners of the Supernet Competion

CGHS Senior A Netball Team Wins Supernet Competition

by Robin Brown, Head of Sport

On Wednesday evening our Senior A netball team played in the Supernet final at Cowles Stadium against St Margaret’s College in front of a large crowd of supporters from both CGHS and St Margaret's.

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Careers Update

Careers Update Term 3, Week 5

by Larisa Thatcher, Future Pathways

Keep up to date with upcoming Info Sessions, Open Days, Exchanges, Volunteering Opportunities, Workshops, Blogs and more.

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Maatangi Whenua: Year 11 Inter-school Geography Competition

Geography Department News Term 3

by Allan Meredith, Geography HOD

The Geography Department has had a busy couple of weeks. Recently we had two Year 11 teams compete in the Canterbury round of the Maatangi Whenua competition.

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Sapientia et Veritas

BOT Upcoming Meeting

by CGHS BOT

The Christchurch Girls’ High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora Board of Trustees will be meeting at 5pm on Monday 26th August in Room 115. Parents are welcome to attend for the first 15 minutes.

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Writer's Workshop at Tūranga

Writer's Workshop At Tūranga

by Katrina Dyne, English HOLA

Last week, Shannae Gibson, Lily Joyce, Aine Bolger and Emma Hill attended a writer's workshop at Tūranga .

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Choral
Showcase 

Choral Showcase A Fabulous Evening

by Jenny Morrison, Cantrices Director

Cantrices hosted Rangi Ruru's top auditioned choir, Resolutions, for a choral showcase performance on Monday night.

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Lockdown Review

Lockdown Review

by CGHS Administration

The Ministry of Education has released the final report of the Lockdown Review report. The report is based on input from a wide range of stakeholders, including leaders and staff from schools and early learning services in Canterbury, parents, children, young people, NZ Police and Ministry of Education.

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2019 Canterbury Schools Litolff Cup

2019 Canterbury Schools' Litolff Cup

by Jordy Taylor, Sports Prefect

Last week on the 14th of August, Christchurch Girls’ High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora's cycling team had another outstanding performance at the 2019 Canterbury Schools Litolff Cup.

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Lilia Tarawa at CGHS

Lilia Tarawa at CGHS

by Vicky Teesdale, Junior English

It was a privilege to have Lilia Tarawa visit Christchurch Girls’ High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora to talk about what it was like to grow up in the Gloriavale Christian Community.

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CGHS Blankets

CGHS Blankets and Umbrellas

by CGHS PTA

Great for Tournament Week!

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Mother hunting for headlice, detail of a painting by Jan Siberechts

Headlice and Nits

by CGHS Administration

A case of headlice has been reported to the school. Please get your daughters to check their hair.

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The Naked Baker Fundraiser for CGHS Football Trip

Get Up & Go With Naked Baker Coffee!

by CGHS 1st XI Football Team

Please support our 1st XI Football Team who are heading up to the Kathy Seaward Football Tournament in Whanagrei, 1st-6th September.

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PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop

PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop

by CGHS PTA

The PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop will be open next on Saturday 21st September, 11am - 1pm.

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Parenting Week - 9th-19th September, 2019 

Parenting Week: 9th-19th September

by The Neighbourhood Trust

Any parent reading this knows that parenting has both its joys and its trials! With the help of parenting experts, advocates and agencies, from Christchurch and further afield, The Neighbourhood Trust has put together a programme of events over ten days.

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