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Newsletter - 4 April 2019

‘Mā te huruhuru, ka rere te manu’

‘Feathers enable the bird to fly’

This whakatauki has been gifted to our school by Ngai Tahu. Its meaning 'Be prepared, have the right tools to achieve' aligns with our Hornby High School values. 

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Wilderness Adventure

by Lucretia Treadgold

The 2019 Project K students departed on Saturday 30th March for their 3-week wilderness adventure, held in the Lewis Pass. They will be abseiling, tramping for 5 days, and biking 100 kms back to Christchurch, which is a big ask especially since some of the students have never been on a bike before!

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Principal's Report

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 12 Dean’s Report

by Chris McLaren

As-salāmu ʿalaykum - Peace be upon you.

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Year 9 Dean's Report

by Sarah Handley

Kia Ora. This has certainly been an eventful month for our Year 9’s and I am very proud of the way the majority of them have responded to the events of March 15th.

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Prefect's Report

by Shardey Harris/Lachlan Hickford

Following the tragic event on Friday, March 15th, there has been an outpouring of support and aroha throughout Aotearoa, but especially here in our city. There have been many vigils organised by students, members of the community and the government.

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Canterbury Secondary Schools Athletics

by Ian Hilliard

This year is the last time we will compete against each other in our existing Houses. A large number of students competed fiercely in the competitive section of events and produced some outstanding results.

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Secondary Schools Athletics

by Ian Hilliard

Last weekend 8 students travelled to Nelson to compete in the Secondary Schools Competition.

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Postponed - Year 7-8 Cross Country

by Andrea Wall

Now Friday 12 April - Year 7 and 8 students are completing their Cross Country.

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Drop for Youth - 4 May

by Andrea Wall

Daunte is doing Drop for Youth and he needs to fundraise $1000. He will be skydiving in Ashburton.

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Mr Aitken and Mr Williams are 'Dropping for Youth'

by Andrea Wall

Please visit their 'give a little' pages to donate

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Information Evening and Open Afternoon

by Andrea Wall

Hornby High School will hold an Information Evening on Wednesday 15 May at 6pm in the auditorium.

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Triennial Board Elections 2019

by Joanne Bykerk

Nomination forms have been sent to all eligible voters. Have you thought about standing?

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Gumboot Up on Friday 5 April!

by Andrea Wall

We're asking you, your teachers, and parents, to wear gumboots to school in support of Gumboot Friday. Put your gumboots on and bring along a gold coin donation (if you can). All funds raised on the day will help provide free counselling to kids who need it.

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Funding Received

by Andrea Wall

Thank you to CERT for funding of $5,380 towards sports uniforms.

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All children cycling to school must wear a helmet.

by Andrea Wall

Since January 1994, the law has required that cycle helmets must be worn, meet an approved standard and be securely fastened for all cyclists on New Zealand roads.

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Hornby High School Careers

by Barbara Climo

Check out our Careers site and register to keep up to date with events, news and job opportunities.

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School Docs

School Policy for review

by Andrea Wall

School Docs - www.schooldocs.co.nz - click Dashboard

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Key Dates

Key Dates

by Andrea Wall

Term Two

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Important Information

Important Information

by Andrea Cosgrove

Term Dates 2020

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Hornby Hockey is your local hockey club that practices on our purpose built turf at Wycola Domain.

by Andrea Wall

Our teams start from the very young Year 1-2 Funsticks players, learning the fundamentals of hockey, through to our Premier players competing at the top level in Canterbury.

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Defensive Driving

Street Talk Defensive Driving Courses April-May 2019

by Andrea Wall

Cost $175 (includes driving session)

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