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Hagley News: August 2017

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Molly

Molly Buglass-Clapham is the 2017 winner of the ‘Light and Dark’ National Animation and Design Competition  

by Rowan Milburn

How a last minute decision to enter a character turned into winning a national animation competition and $10,000 worth of prizes. 

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Music Success 

by Nanako Sato

Music department had another busy Term two. From attending workshops to competing at several music competitions, music students have been devoting their time to practice and rehearse their skills to the next levels.  

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From School of Fashion to New Zealand Fashion Week 

by Rowan Milburn

Geo Hensley – Smith, at 17 years of age will show her work at this year’s New Zealand Fashion week. Meet one of Hagley College’s creative and talented young woman who is on track to achieve big things… 

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Hagley adult graduate receives disability scholarship to excel in health sciences

by Mike Fowler

Former Hagley student Becks Mercer fell in love with Dunedin on her first visit, and had already decided that the University of Otago’s academic reputation and disability support services meant she would like to study there

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Digital Citizenship and Cyber-Safety: What you and your teen need to know...

by Suzanne Waters

Navigating the choppy waters of living in the digital age is a constant challenge for parents, and possibly more so throughout the teenage years.  

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Hagley Jazz 25th Gala Evening “A Moment in Time” 

by Annabel Harrold

Sometimes it’s great to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. In this case the bigger picture is our After 3 “Hagley Jazz” course which celebrates it’s 25th year this year.

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Head of Guidance Mike Gilchrist: helping people make good choices

by Mike Fowler

Hagley’s new Head of Guidance, Mike Gilchrist, was always attracted to working in the guidance area because of his own people-based approach to education.

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The Hagley Theatre Company

by Cameron Mattox

Over the years I have been Artistic Director of The Hagley Theatre Company, I have seen many students go on to have very successful careers in the Arts.

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An update on the Teacher Led Innovation Fund project

by Marie Stribling

Almost exactly a year ago in this newsletter I reported that Hagley had been awarded funding from the Ministry of Education to support a two year research project involving teachers from four Christchurch schools, including Hagley, as well as teachers from UC’s Transitions programme.

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Important Term 3 Dates

by Jenni Holden

There are a number of important events happening in Term 3. Please put these dates in your calendar - more information will be issued closer to the time.

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Mental Health & Wellbeing Support for Students

by Jenni Holden

The Ministry of Education has asked all schools to let parents know where to find information to support the mental health and wellbeing of their children.

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