Geraldine High School


Important Dates for the start of 2018:

  • Monday 22nd January - School Office Opens
  • Thursday 25th January - 2nd Hand Uniform Sale Day
  • Monday 29th - Wednesday 31st January - Year 11-13 Course Counselling (see article in this newsletter for details)
  • Thursday 1st February - Year 7 & Year 13 Peer Suport
  • Friday 2nd February - 1st day for full school
  • Monday 12th February - School Photos

Check out the school's website for more dates for 2018. 


  1. From the Principal

    Tena koutou, This is our last newsletter for 2017 and as we finish, I am reflecting on the highlights of the year. The most distinctive ... Read more…
  2. Junior Prize Giving

    Last Friday the Junior Prize Giving was held. It was a great occasion that celebrated the success of our Year 7 - 10 students. Over 150 ... Read more…
  3. Year 11-13 Course Counselling for the beginning of 2018

    GHS Deans will be available for interviews with returning senior students who are having problems with their timetable or are looking to ... Read more…
  4. Lincoln Dairy Farm Open Day 

    On Friday the 24th of November we all piled into the mini van ready for a day of fun at the Lincoln University Demonstration farm. When we ... Read more…
  5. PIA News

    Shearing exhibition and lesson from World Champions Phil and Allan Oldfield Read more…
  6. Year 10 Challenge

    Year 10 Challenge concludes with the Geraldine Food Bank benefiting: Photo: Food bank coordinator, Karen Sorenson, gratefully receives ... Read more…
  7. Year 10 Music field trip

    Students studying Music in Year 10 visited “At Violinos” NZ’s only music farm, near Ashburton. Dozens of Swiss cowbells, improvised ... Read more…
  8. Go Geraldine Santa Parade

    Several of the Year 7 and some of the Year 8 students were a part of the Geraldine Santa Parade recently. They did an awesome job of ... Read more…
  9. Bus Timetable

    The last day the Buses will be running for GHS students is Friday 8th December.  This is the last day of school for all GHS students. Read more…
  10. "No Laughing Me" Publications Presents "I'm Going Home For Christmas"

    Available now at the Geraldine Book Shop! Read more…
  11. Chalk Art

    Monsters & Gremlins Read more…
  12. Online Stationery Ordering for 2018

    Your child's school stationery lists for 2018 are now available.  You can upload these by visiting myschool.co.nz. You can shop online at ... Read more…
  13. MacDonald Inter House Challenge

    During Term 4 the Junior MacDonald committee came together and organised a tournament for each MacDonald Vertical Form to compete against ... Read more…
  14. Art News

    This term students in Year 9 Option Art have each produced a special 2 colour collagraph print. For this task, instead of assessment ... Read more…
  15. James Burnett wins Rewi Alley History Competition

    As mentioned in the previous newsletter, James Burnett won the Rewi Alley History writing competition. Since then, he has been up to ... Read more…
  16. 2017 Four Peaks Yearbooks

    Order Your Copy Now! Read more…
  17. Year 10 Digital Technology

    The Year 10 Digital Technology class have been working on a Robotic unit using Lego EV3 robot kits. Ben Williams has built a remotely ... Read more…
  18. Year 10 Challenge Prize Giving

    The following is the speech made by former GHS pupil Martina Fellmann at the Year 10 Challenge Prize Giving held recently. Read more…
  19. Passion Project

    In Term 4 this year 9G chose to experiment with the idea of ‘Passion Projects’. These are group projects that allow the students to choose ... Read more…
  20. News from an ex International Student, Hirotaka Doi

    Hirotaka has recently received a letter congratulating him on receiving a scholarship of US $26,000 to attend Lycoming College, which is ... Read more…
  21. Congratulations to Anne Marie Bendsen

    Anne Marie has been selected to represent South Canterbury and will travel to Eniwa, Hokkaido for the Timaru Sister City Exchange in June ... Read more…
  22. Sports Leader Awards

    This term 7Wi have been striving towards achieving their Sports Leader Award. We had to do many hours of planning and preparing ourselves ... Read more…
  23. Sports Update

    This year is the first time we have had a summer Quad. It was for the Year 7 & 8 age group vs Mt Hutt, Ellesmere and Darfield. Darfield ... Read more…
  24. Message from the S C District Health Board

    Whooping Cough outbreak Read more…