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Hornby High School

Newletter - 6 August 2020

‘Mā te huruhuru, ka rere te manu’

‘Feathers enable the bird to fly’

'Be prepared, have the right tools to achieve' 

Contents

EPro8 Challenge

by Ben Carter

On Wednesday 29 July, we had two teams participate in the EPro8 Challenge - an engineering, problem solving, and innovation, competition.

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Principal's Comment

by Robin Sutton

Kia ora koutou. Talofa. Kia Orana. Malo e lelei. Bula. Fakaalofa atu. Namaste. Kumusta. Haere mai ki Te Kura Huruhuru Ao o Horomaka. Warm greetings to the Hornby High School community.

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Year 13 Dean's Report

by Chris McLaren

Tena koe, Kia orana, Talofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Bula, Nǐ hǎo, Namaste, Kumusta, Xin chào, Salaam Alaikum, peace be with you.

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Year 11 Dean's Report

by Laurie Tafau

Kia Ora Koutou. Term 3 is well and truly under way, and it has already raised some highlights, some proud moments, from within the cohort.

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Riroriro Dean's Report

by Katie Tozer

Kia ora koutou. I hope this newsletter finds you all safe and well. Year 7-9 students in Riroriro are showing a huge amount of commitment to their learning. We have had a very busy start back to Term 3 with lots of new learning happening.

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Policies & Procedures

School policies for review in Term 3 2020

by Andrea Cosgrove

Policies being reviewed Term 3: Curriculum - Learning Support

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Sports

by Kana Shedlock-Whiu

There are so many great things happening within our Kura. Canterbury Secondary Sport games have started. We have entered 10 teams into the competitions in netball, basketball, shooting, badminton, and football. We have a total of 130 students participating.

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Chess

by Juliet Buenaventura

The Hornby High Chess Warriors had a battle of brain muscles on Friday, 31st of July. The Chess Interschool Regional Tournament sponsored by Chess Power was held at Avonhead School. There are four divisions in this tournament and the time is set for 15 minutes per player.

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2020 Calculator Competition

by Juliet Buenaventura

The Year 11 Calculator Competition was held on Wednesday, 1st of July at Hagley College.

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Year 7/8 Technology

by Di Alpers

Year 7/8 Wh built model bridges out of strips of wood using hot glue and hand tools.

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Project K

Project K

by Kat Matheson

Project K 2020 have completed their goal setting night. Whānau, students, and mentors, took part in looking at what goals are, and brain stormed the four goals they will set.

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Stars

by Lucretia Treadgold

Hello everyone, my name is Djarn and I am a Year 12 student at Hornby High School and a Stars mentor.

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Kiwi Kaha

by Lucretia Treadgold

Kiwi Kaha is underway again for Term 3. Connor and Chris the Kiwi Kaha leaders, are delivering Integrity to the Year 7 and 8 students here at Hornby High School with the 3 main modules: Making Good Choices, Being a Role Model and Accountability.

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The benefit of reading for just 20 minutes a day

by Kelsey Morgan

It may feel like a challenge to find 20 minutes each day to sit down and read with, beside, or to, your child. However, this small adjustment will make a large impact on their overall reading ability.

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Study Group is open to all students

by Liz Prebble

We would love to see you at Study Group which runs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays after school, 3.15 - 5.15pm in the Learning Commons.

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Help keep our students safe

by Andrea Cosgrove

Could all parents please avoid driving onto the school grounds to drop off and pick up your children during the peak times at the start and end of the day.

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Key Dates

Key Dates

by Andrea Cosgrove

Term Four

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Important Information

Important Information

by Andrea Cosgrove

Term Dates 2020

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App

Do you have the Hornby High School App?

by Andrea Cosgrove

The App can be used to access the parent portal, check the daily notices, check attendance and is the quickest and easiest way to notify us of an absence.

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