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Hagley News, August 2019


Lockdown Procedural Review & Next Steps

by Rowan Milburn

Once again, thank you for the way our community supported the College during the events of 15th March.

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Senior College Information Evening

by Leoni Combrink

Hagley Senior College Information Evening [Year 12 and 13 programmes & pre-professional specialist schools] is on Thursday, 19th September, 5.00pm or 6.00pm, in the Hagley College Student Centre.

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Your Feedback

by Jenni Holden

Thank you to all students and caregivers who completed last month's survey, asking for feedback around changes to our timetable and reporting.

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Learning Their Way at Hagley

by Mike Fowler

Our senior students value Hagley for diverse reasons, as this year's 'Learn Your Way' stories have revealed.

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Term 3 Reports

by Julie Davies

Term 3 Junior College reports will be available on the Parent Portal soon. Senior Subject Feedback can be accessed any time.

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Wellbeing Snowboard/Ski Trip to Mt Hutt

by Nanako Sato

The coolest wellbeing snowboard/ski trip team: Jo, Molly, Willem, Jasmin, Naressa and Nanako took 38 keen snowboarders/skiers to Mt Hutt.

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Hagley Kapa Haka

Kapa Haka Group is Formed

by Chantelle Rakich

August 3rd marked a very important day for Te Waipapa o Ao Tawhiti - the newly formed kapa haka group that is a combination of students from Hagley College and Ao Tawhiti.

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Principal Mike Fowler handing The Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern letter to Xian Miller

Letter from the Prime Minister

by Ryszard Dybka

Recently, Year 9 Hagley College Synergy Architecture student, Xian Millar, received New Zealand and international acclaim for her design work.

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Meet the Teacher Evening

by Julie Davies

A Meet the Teacher afternoon/evening for parents, caregivers and whānau of Year 9-13 students is coming up soon.

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Practice NCEA Exams

by Julie Davies

Many of our Year 11-13 students will be sitting practice NCEA external examinations next month.

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Oliver Cotton, Year 10

by Brent Cotton

Motorcycling Canterbury had its prizegiving recently.

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Dancing Up A Storm!

by Naressa Gamble

The Hagley Dance department is buzzing after two busy months on the dance calendar.

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Hokonui Fashion Design Awards

by Vicki Dixon

2019 will mark the 31st anniversary of the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards - a significant achievement as the longest running fashion design awards of their type in New Zealand.

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Michael Pascoe

Junior Breakthrough Challenge 2019

by Michael Pascoe

My name is Michael Pascoe and I’ve entered in this year’s Junior Breakthrough Challenge.

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Music News

by Nanako Sato

The latest news from our highly successful Music students.

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'Do The Duke' Kete Wana

by Nathan Walsh

Year 9 & 10 students from the 'Do The Duke' Kete Wana option have been working hard by volunteering their time in the community as part of their work towards the Duke of Edinburgh award.

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Bali Haque recieving a Tuakana Taina award from Deputy Principal Marie Stribling

Bali Haque @ Hagley

by Marie Stribling

The staff were fortunate recently to hear a presentation from renowned NZ educationalist, Bali Haque.

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Jasmine Lambert, Year 13 Advisor

Jasmine Lambert

by Ros Jackson

Jasmine Lambert has been teaching English at Hagley for 4 years. Two years ago she started a collaborative course with Regan Stokes called Ngā Miro e Toru.

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New Opportunities - Level 3

by Leoni Combrink

There are two new study opportunities on offer at Hagley in 2020. Read on for more details.

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Peter Webb (left) won the award for top scholar

CUP Graduation

by Peter Webb

Semester 1 students in the Certificate in University Preparation (CUP), which we partner with the University of Canterbury to deliver, celebrated their graduation during the school holidays. Peter Webb won the award for top scholar and gave the following student address.

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Log cabin quilt made by Helen Packer

Tuku Aroha

by Emma Lumb

One of the projects from last term’s Tuku Aroha well-being module has come to fruition, and we have been able to give three quilts and a table runner to some of the Hagley families impacted by March 15.

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Before Boarding

NASA Flight for Hagley Teacher

by Carolyn Green

During the last school holidays, Carolyn Green (who teaches Earth & Space Science at Hagley) had the once in a lifetime opportunity to go on a flight in the NASA SOFIA aircraft. Here's her story.

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Breakfast Club

by Leoni Combrink

Last year’s Sunshine Club returned in 2019 in a new form as Breakfast Club.

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