Hamilton Boys' High School


Welcome to the September October 2023 edition of The High Achiever. We're heading towards the business end of the year, and have all of our recent celebration evenings here, and so much more. We hope you enjoy our coverage of the last two months, and look forward to wrapping up the year in style.

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  1. Video: Sean Lurman versus the world!

    Check out Sean's recent world-beating performance in Los Angeles. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  2. Video: A conversation with our Headmaster, Mrs Hassall

    Year 13 Film and Television student, Caleb Mujiono, sat down for a chat with our Headmaster. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  3. Josef Gillgren wins Geoff Lealand BPM Student Challenge Prize

    Congratulations to our budding film-maker on this recognition. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  4. Chess Power Nationals

    Over Labour weekend, HBHS was represented by a group of six students in the Chess Power National Secondary Schools Championship in ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  5. Adithya Bandaru wins 2023 Altrusa Award

    Congratulations to Adithya on this recognition. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  6. Senior Sports Awards 2023

    There has been a lot to celebrate in 2023, and celebrate we did! ReadĀ moreā€¦
  7. Award-winning Football Referee Liam Weston - a High Achiever profile

    joined the Football Referees Academy as a Year 9 student in order to better understand the rules of the game he loved to play. Not ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  8. Music and Arts Awards 2023

    The 2023 Music and Arts Awards, held on October the 19th, was a magnificent evening of celebration and recognition of the ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  9. 2023 Ultimate Frisbee

    Our Ultimate Frisbee team won through to the play-offs courtesy of beating Selwyn College, 10-3, Westlake Boys' High School 2, 14-1, ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  10. University of Auckland Scholarship winners

    Congratulations to these boys on their achievements. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  11. University of Canterbury and Victoria University Scholarship winners

    Congratulations to these boys on their efforts. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  12. University of Waikato Scholarships

    Congratulations to the following recipients of the scholarships offered by the University of Waikato for 2024. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  13. University of Otago Scholarships

    Congratulations to the following recipients of the scholarships offered by the University of Otago for 2024. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  14. HBHS Old Boys qualify for Futsal World Cup

    It was a historic first for the New Zealand Futsal team. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  15. The National Under 15 Invitational Rugby Tournament

    This year, Hamilton Boys' High School (HBHS) proudly hosted the annual National Invitational Under 15 Rugby Tournament during Winter ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  16. Māori and Pasifika Awards Evening 2023

    Our celebration term was launched in the finest possible way on Thursday the 12th of October. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  17. Junior Cricketers get an experience of a lifetime in South Africa

    (Year 9) and (Year 10) are currently on a six week cricket exchange in Cape Town, South Africa. They will go to school and play for ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  18. Musicworks Festival 2023

    Director of Culture, Mr Tim Dent, reports on our music groups latest success. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  19. 2023 International Chemistry Quiz

    Five of our Year 13 Chemistry Students participated in this exam which includes over 100,000 participants in 21 different countries. ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  20. The Naaz Shah Trophy

    Kyle Barker is the deserving winner of this award for service in support of the Multicultural Manaaki Centre in 2023. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  21. Year 10 Leaders 2023

    Congratulations to our junior student leaders. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  22. Eli Scott - a High Achiever profile

    Year 9 student Eli Scott has been in the medals in Judo this year. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  23. Shakayden Pang - a High Achiever profile

    We know Shakayden as a member of our champion Inline Hockey team. What we didn't know is that he has a very bright future ahead of him ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  24. HBHS 3rd XI wins all-HBHS Hockey final

    In a tough battle in the B grade Secondary school final - it was up to HBHS 3rd XI or HBHS Colts to continue the hold on the B Grade ... ReadĀ moreā€¦
  25. HBHS Hockey Development XI Tournament Report

    It was a golden week for the team at Winter Tournament Week 2023. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  26. Senior Service Awards for 2023

    Congratulations to the following recipients. ReadĀ moreā€¦
  27. Shave for a Cure

    It keeps getting bigger and better, and is one of the most popular charitable events at HBHS ReadĀ moreā€¦