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Newsletter - 23 April 2020

‘Mā te huruhuru, ka rere te manu’

‘Feathers enable the bird to fly’

'Be prepared, have the right tools to achieve' 

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Project K

by Kat Matheson

During these uncertain times we are encouraging the amazing Project K students to think about what their community needs and they have been working on their community projects by completing #projectkindness, while staying safe in their bubbles and doing things to help others.

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Principal's Report

by Robin Sutton

Kia ora koutou. We hope that Term 2 and our distance learning programme has been a success for you so far. We know there will have been any number of challenges for you to deal with but we have been getting some great feedback about the learning that is happening and thank you for all your support.

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NCEA and COVID-19

by Jack Goodfellow

Some whānau will understandably be worried about what this COVID-19 disruption might mean for their young persons' NCEA results. It's hard enough for young people adapting to this new way of working, without the additional stress of NCEA credits weighing on their minds.

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Year 13 Dean's Report

by Chris McLaren

Tēnā koe, Kia orana, Talofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Bula, Nǐ hǎo, Namaste, Kumusta, Xin chào, Salaam Alaikum, salutations to all whānau.

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Year 12 Dean's Report

by Rowena Clemence

Kia ora koutou Year 12 Whānau.

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Year 11 Dean's Report

by Laurie Tafau

Kia Ora whānau, and I hope that this update finds you all well and safe at home.

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Mōhua Dean's Report

by Terry Mitchell

Kia ora whānau. It certainly has been an interesting start to the new term, and I have really enjoyed talking with students and their whānau (using Google Meet) about what they have been up to over the lockdown period.

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Riroriro Dean's Report

by Katie Tozer

Kia ora koutou! Welcome back to Term Two!

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Tieke Dean's Report

by Liisa Laycock

Kia Ora, Talofa, Malo E Lelei, Kia Orana, Kamusta, Hei. Well, school as we know it certainly has looked a little different recently. Online learning, Google Hangouts, Blogging to name a few.

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Our Tikanga for GoogleMeet

by Robin Sutton

With lots of meetings taking place online using the tool GoogleMeet, we'd like whānau to understand the Tikanga, the 'expectations' we expect around student behaviour in this environment.

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The Show must go on!

by Katie Beer

Any musicians that have access to their musical instrument at home, keep playing, keep practising, keep challenging yourself. Check your emails for updates from our wonderful itinerant music staff!

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Sports Update

by Kana Shedlock-Whiu

Kia ora koutou. Sport New Zealand has published further information on its web site, as approved by Government, offering more guidance on play, recreation, and sport, across all Alert Levels 1-4.

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Enrolment Applications are open

by Andrea Cosgrove

Hornby High School is inviting enrolment applications from families now. If you have a younger sibling who would like to attend in 2021, please ensure you have completed an enrolment form. Applications for out of zone enrolments close 31 July 2020.

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Kiwi Can

by Lucretia Treadgold

Welcome to the Kiwi Can channel. Say hello to the Canterbury Team, we will be posting clips next week, including learning how to juggle from Sam or making ice cream with Tia.

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Stars

by Lucretia Treadgold

The Star coordinators from around the nation have been putting our heads together to come up with a plan so Stars can still be delivered online for Term 2. There is a lot of learning for us all right now in using technology to stay connected and to deliver our Stars programme, but we are up for the challenge!

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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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Surviving lock down with your family

by Andrea Cosgrove

Welcome back to term 2 of one of the strangest school years we’ve all experienced. At Attitude we know that the health and well-being of students is one of the most important things right now.

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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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