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Newsletter, Term 4, Week 4

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Period Times - Covid-19 Level 1

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CGHS 2020 Year 13 on their final day of school

Principal's Message

by Christine O'Neill, Principal

Kia ora parents, caregivers and whānau

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CGHS 2021 Head Prefects

Christchurch Girls' High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora 2021 Prefects

by CGHS Publication

Congratulations to the following students who will lead our school through 2021:

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Mathematics Competition 2020

Australian Mathematics Competition Results

by Karen Hooper, HoLA Mathematics

The Australian Mathematics Competition is sat by the most talented mathematicians in New Zealand and Australia. This year, due to Covid, only a small number of Year 9 and Year 10 CGHS students participated in this competition.

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Winner of the May Campbell Anderson Competition

May Campbell Anderson Competition Success

by Abigail Rainey, English

Every year, students in Year 12 are offered the opportunity to compete in the May Campbell Anderson Competition by completing an additional English exam. This is one of our department’s most prestigious awards and this year’s winner is Kate Gardiner with runner-up, Emily Koller.

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Tūhono Kapa Haka

Tūhono Kapa Haka Competition

by Amiria Tikao, Kapa Haka Tutor, Year 12

On Sunday the 1st of November, our kapa haka group stood at their first ever competitive performance at the Tūhono Kapa Haka Festival.

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Mavis Atkinson Competition 2020 Winning Entry

Mavis Atkinson Competition Winners 2020

by Karen Bennett, Science

The Mavis Atkinson Competition for the painting of New Zealand flora and fauna is run annually by the Science Learning Area. This year's subject was the NZ Rata Metrosideros umbellata

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Junior Theatresports competition, organised by The Court Theatre

Junior Theatresports

by Abigail Rainey, TiC Theatresports

On Saturday 31st October, Ellie Busfield, Charlotte Borcoskie, Daisy Aaron and Maisie Croall from Year 9 participated in the Junior Theatresports competition organised by The Court Theatre.

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Aroha for our Muslim community

Aroha for our Muslim community

by Vicki Teesedale, Asst HoLA English, HoD Jnr English

Last year, students created hearts in their English classroom as a tribute to our Muslim community. Recently, these hearts were framed and displayed at the entry point to the English Department.

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Donations and costs

Donations And Costs

by CGHS Publication

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Former CGHS student fighting period poverty

Former Student Fighting Period Poverty

by CGHS Publication

Charlotte Hawkins (Year 13 2017) is part of a team of Canterbury University students fighting the country's period poverty crisis by donating sanitary products to Te Puna Oranga and Aviva Families and raising $1000 in the process.

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PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop

CGHS PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop


The CGHS PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop opens once a month on a Saturday from 12-1.30 pm for both sales and receiving. EFTPOS is available. The shop will be open next on Saturday 7th November.

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Careers Update

New Information Added To CareerWise

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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CGHS Parent Teacher Association

Come Along To The Next CGHS PTA Meeting


The CGHS PTA invite you to come to their next meeting on Monday 9th November, 6-7pm in Café 101.

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Malala Day, November 10

Malala Day, Tuesday 10th November

by NZ World Peace Bell

Education has been frequently declared as essential in shaping future of peace.

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Accepting applications for boarding in 2022

Acland House

by CGHS Publication

Applications for student wishing to commence boarding in 2022 are now open.

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BYOD Devices For 2021

by Michelle Pinkney

Harvey Norman has put together some BYOD bundle deals for our school.

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Senior Uniform

Senior Blazer Braiding

by CGHS Admin

Red braiding is worn on Year 12 and 13 blazers.

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