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Hagley News - February 2019

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Colouring in the White Spaces. By Ann Milne

Colouring In the White Spaces - Ann Milne's Presentation at Hagley

by Mike Fowler

Ann Milne's opening keynote to our staff at the beginning of the year challenged us to recognise the cultural identity of Māori learners – and also the cultures of learners from the diverse ethnicities whom we welcome at Hagley.

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Leanne Buchan, Illa Russell, Louise Oskam, Michael Gilchrist, Jennifer Sanders

Counselling Changes

by Michael Gilchrist

The Hagley counselling team is excited to announce two significant changes to its structure for 2019.

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Remembering the Christchurch Earthquake - 22 February 2011

by Mike Fowler

As we know, recovery from the most traumatic event to strike Christchurch is a long process which affects us all - our friends, families and whānau. We plan to mark the anniversary of the 22 February earthquake in the following ways.

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Seamus Casey Memorial Scholarship winners - Dario Kuschke and Joseph Noster

Theatre = Next Project, and the next, and the next

by Darryl Low

The end of Term 4 is always marked by a Hagley Theatre Company Scene+ and 2018 was no exception. This unique season proved popular (again) and was a great way to celebrate our year together.

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“Welcome to the Hagley Family”

by Suzanne Waters

and “Your Future Starts Here” were just two of the bright and funky chalk-art messages drawn by Ro Oakley and Alecia Woodgate (Year 12) to welcome all the new students to Hagley over the three orientation days at the start of the year.

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Keep in Touch with Hagley

by Jenni Holden

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 2019, we may have your contact details incorrectly recorded.

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Senior College Wellbeing

by Emma Lumb

With such a large proportion of students new to Hagley in Years 12 and 13 it is important to have opportunities to build connection with peers and teachers. The introduction of dedicated tutor times this year allows some of these connections to be built more easily, both with the tutor and fellow students.

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Dana Dawson - Sheryl Robinson Memorial Scholarship winner

Dance = No Rest!

by Naressa Gamble

Whilst College students were gearing up for their exams last year, the Dance studios were a hive of activity as the Hagley Dance Company graduation season approached fast.

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Sean Tonner and Noah Bean

Submission to the City Council about Central City Transport Systems

by Suzanne Waters

Do you remember the free yellow electric shuttle bus that used to operate in Christchurch before the earthquakes? Sean Tonner (10SV) and Noah Bean (10MAH) certainly do and both feel very strongly that the free electric shuttle service should be reinstated, so at the end of October last year they presented their ideas and reasons to the Canterbury Public Transport Hearings Panel at Environment Canterbury.

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Catch Up College

by Emma Lumb

Last week we finished our Catch Up College January Intensive, again offering students an opportunity to complete unfinished University Entrance qualifications over summer, allowing them to move on to tertiary study.

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Year 13 Camp 2019

by Rowan Milburn

Before school started, 30 Year 13 students and a number of staff spent three days in Hanmer Springs developing their leadership skills and making connections with others.

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Review into the Future of our Schooling System

by Mike Fowler

Tomorrow’s Schools was introduced 30 years ago and led to major reform in schools. A taskforce has been asked by the Minister of Education to review Tomorrow’s Schools. It’s identified eight major issues and made several recommendations. The proposals are significant and wide reaching.

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Back Left - Allan Taylor, Nathan Walsh, Dan Jakes, Clyde Smith, Samuel O'Sullivan, Dale Leckie. Front Left - Sakura Smithers, Nerida Britten, Chantelle Rakich, Sarah Parder, Manu Somerville.

Nau mai haere mai to all new kaimahi of Te Puna Wai o Waipapa

by Ros Jackson

It is with mahana that I welcome the new staff to Hagley College in 2019.

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Outward Bound

by Outward Bound

Outward Bound New Zealand is a not for profit organisation offering outdoor experiential learning courses to New Zealanders young and old. Our courses are run from our school in Anakiwa in the Marlborough Sounds.

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Workshops, Tasters or Information Sessions

by Claire Jones

To book any of the following Workshops, Tasters or Information Sessions please come to Careers and see Claire Jones.

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Important Term 1 Dates

by Jenni Holden

There are a number of important events happening at Hagley College this term.

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Meet the Teacher

by Jenni Holden

Meet the Teacher evenings for Parents/Caregivers/Whānau of Year 9-13 students are coming up soon.

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Hagley College School App

New School App

by Rowan Milburn

Go to the App Store on your Apple device or Google Play on your android device and search 'SchoolAppsNZ' to download the app.

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Kōrari

Kōrari

by Lucienne Shelley​

NZSTA (New Zealand School Trustees Association) is working very hard to encourage parent and whānau participation on school boards in order to help shape and support the education of their children.

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