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Newsletter, Term 3, Week 8

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CGHS 2020 Key Dates - Revised

Period Times - Covid-19 Level 2

CGHS School App

CGHS PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop


Ōtākaro, Friday morning. 

Principal's Message

by Christine O'Neill, Principal

Kia ora parents, caregivers and whānau

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CGHS Senior A team in action

Success At Netball Tournaments

by Amber Houston & Hannah Sherwood, Co-sports Leaders of Netball

Tournament week was an extremely successful one for CGHS netballers.

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CGHS Cycling Team Competing for the Litolff Cup

CGHS Cycling Team Wins Litolff Cup

by Caitlin Jamieson, Cycling Sports Leader

Last Wednesday the CGHS cycling team was able to compete for the Litolff cup in the Canterbury Schools Team Time Trial Champs.

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2020 CGHS Revised Key Dates

Updates On CGHS Key School Dates

by CGHS Publication

Due to the continuation of COVID Level 2 we have made some further adjustments to our 2020 calendar.

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Second Place in the South Island Secondary School Hockey Championship

Second Place In The South Island Secondary Schools Hockey Championship

by Lili Ovendale, 2nd XI Team Captain

Last week the CGHS 2nd XI Hockey team travelled up to Nelson for tournament week to compete in one of a few secondary school championship events.

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NZ Hockey South Island Schools Premier Tournament

Silver Medalists, South Island Schools Premier Tournament

by Gracie Ansel, 1st XI Captain & Head of Hockey

From the 31st August - 4th September, the CGHS 1st XI Hockey team competed in the South Island Schools Premier Tournament. This tournament was a replacement for their Nationals, that unfortunately could not go ahead due to Covid-19 circumstances.

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Canterbury Secondary Schools Squash Championships Girls' Event Winner 

Canterbury Secondary Schools Squash Championships Girls' Event Winner

by Robin Brown, Head of Sport

Last weekend CGHS had three students competing in the Canterbury Secondary Schools Squash Championships.

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CGHS Pasifika Group Performs For CBHS

CGHS Pasifika Group Performs For CBHS

by Megan Kong, Director International & Angelene Sisifa, Kaiarahi Pasifika

Last week our Pasifika group was asked to perform at Christchurch Boys’ High School as part of their International week.

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Celebrating their culture and Tongan language week

Celebrating Their Culture And Tongan Language Week

by Adrienne Huia, HoD Te Reo Maori/Tikanga

Four of our Tongan students took the opportunity on non-uniform day today, to showcase some of their traditional clothing in support of their culture and in celebration of Tongan language week.

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Year 13 Health Class

Year 13 Health Classes Are Sponsoring A New Zealand Child

by Sandy Otway, HoD Health

The year 13 health classes have been analysing poverty in their health lessons, working towards an internal standard and an external standard.

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Action Nursery Trust Group

Eco Action Nursery Trust Activities

by Jason Aaron, HoD Science

On Sunday 30th August the CGHS Eco Action Nursery Trust group helped plant 1100 tussock grasses at the Chimera Crescent site in the Red Zone near QEII Park.

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Anxiety Helpline

Anxiety Helpline

by Anxiety NZ Trust

Anxiety Helpline Supports People Throughout New Zealand, 24/7. Every Day Of The Year.

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Careers Update


by Larisa Thatcher, Future Pathways

For those thinking about Future Pathways and wanting some guidance for Tertiary options, please take a look at the drop downs on CareerWise - under 'Tertiary Institutions'. There are the 'Recommended and Required Guides for University Courses' and 'Useful Links' has several decision making tools.

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Come Along To The Next CGHS PTA Meeting


The CGHS PTA invite you to come to their next meeting on Monday 14th September, 6-7pm in Café 101.

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CGHS Old Girls' Afternoon Tea At Ballantynes

An Afternoon Tea And Celebration of CGHS’s 143rd Birthday At Ballantynes


This is a special event for CGHS Old Girls to be held at 2pm, Sunday 20th September 2020.

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Clarence Street Hoops

Clarence Street Hoops

by CCC & NZ Institute of Sport

Come along for a day of basketball, prizes, fun and the Canterbury Rams! Thursday, 1st October, 1-3pm. Next to the Rarakau: Riccarton Centre, 199 Clarence Street.

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