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Hagley News June 20

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Principal Mike Fowler & Paddy Grant, Hagley’s first adult student

Hagley's First Adult Student

by Mike Fowler

Paddy Grant returned to his old school, 46 years after first attending Hagley in 1974. There’s nothing unusual about someone returning to their old high school, except this return was a bit different because of the significant place Paddy holds in our school’s history: Paddy was Hagley’s first adult student.

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What did our parents and caregivers tell us about learning during the lockdown?

by Mike Fowler

While we were in lockdown, we surveyed our parents and caregivers, students and staff. We’ve looked really carefully at the information and used it to help inform the right steps to take in returning to onsite operations at school, as well as to improve our approaches to wellbeing, teaching and learning going forward.

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Getting Back to ‘Normal’ with Learning

by Marie Stribling

Great sighs of relief from students and staff were heard as we returned to face-to-face learning on Monday 18 May.

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Tiffany Rawlins with her family on their first weekend together in New Zealand

Good News Stories from Hagley Students

by Jenni Holden

Even though lockdown was tough for many people, some of our students have been doing amazing things! Here are some of their stories.

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Careers

by Claire Jones

The following courses are available in June. Visit Careers if you're interested.

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Hagley Multi-Ethnic Homework and Study Centre

by Ben Gresham

The Hagley Multi-Ethnic Homework and Study Centre will be restarting on Tuesday, June 9th.

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Hagley Theatre Company: Future Directions 2021

by Cameron Mattox

Over the last few weeks I have reviewed the course subjects and content to see how relevant Hagley Theatre Company (HTC) is in today’s actor training market.

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Student Council 2020

Student Council 2020

by Rowan Milburn

Opportunities for student leadership can be a key to enhancing positive wellbeing. It is also an area that is represented in our strategic goals as a College and is a focus for 2020.

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Year 9 Enrolment 2021

by Suzanne Waters

We are really enjoying reading the applications that have come in already for next year. Just a reminder that if you are wanting to enrol your child for 2021 and haven't yet done so, that applications for Year 9 close at 5pm Friday 19th June.

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Suhaylah with homework students

Staff Profile: Suhaylah Richards

by Ros Jackson

Suhaylah Richards is a Mathematics Kaiako at Hagley College, having returned to Christchurch from Auckland after 20 years away.

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Music News

by Nanako Sato

All the musicians in our school are delighted to be back at school and excited to see each other.

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Scene Plus Returns

by Cameron Mattox

Hagley Theatre Company will be presenting the first live performance since Covid-19 put us all into lockdown.

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Entertainment Books

by Jenni Holden

Hagley College is raising funds by selling Entertainment Books. Pre-order your 2020/2021 Digital Membership today!

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Keep in Touch with Hagley

by Julie Davies

Hagley College tries to do its part for the environment by communicating electronically with students, parents, and whānau as much as possible. If you haven't received an email from us in 2020, we may have your contact details incorrectly recorded.

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Heather bucket hay 

School of Fashion

by Vicki Dixon

The School of Fashion got creative over lockdown.

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Kete Wana Lightworks

by Daniel Wiseman

As a final activity for Block 1, Kete Wana Lightworks students were tasked with creating a text image to reconnect with Te Puna Wai o Waipapa post-lockdown.

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