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Hornby High School

Newsletter - 21 February 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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Prefects

2019 School Leaders

by Andrea Wall

As a Prefect team, we want to be able to make a positive impact on our school and build a community spirit that we can be proud of. We plan to run fun events and activities all year long, aiming to get as many students engaged as we can. We also wish to create a legacy that we can all be proud of by creating positive experiences for everyone in the school and the wider Hornby community.

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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 13 Dean's Report

by Albert Wilson

Hello to you all. The term is really in full swing, there is lots going on and plenty more still to come.

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Year 12 Dean’s Report

by Chris McLaren

Greetings, Kia ora, Talofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Bula, Nǐ hǎo,Namaste, Kumusta, Xin chào, Konnichi wa

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Year 9 Dean's Report

by Sarah Handley

Kia Ora. What a wonderful start it has been to 2019 for our Year 9s. Students have settled well into their new timetables and seem to be enjoying the new freedom they have in their option choices.

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Short Film Workshop

by Karen Wheeler

Students from Hornby High School attended a workshop at Canterbury University on making short films with BFTA nominated film maker Amanda Blue from the UK.

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Spirit of Adventure

by Crystal Edminstin

From the 26th to the 29th of January, I was lucky enough to attend the Spirit of Adventure 3 Day Student Trustee Voyage.

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International Students 2019

by Karen Wheeler

Hornby High School welcomes the following International Students:

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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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Stars Program

by Andrea Wall

The Stars Program has started the year off with a “Bang” with our awesome Stars mentors, giving up some of their holiday time to learn about being amazing Stars mentors.

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Hornby High School Hero

by Andrea Wall

Our very own Nick Williams, Head of Department for Japanese recently assisted with the Nelson Fires.

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Polyfest

by Albert Wilson

On Saturday 16th of February our Polyfest group ran a car wash fundraiser. They raised just over $500.00 which will go towards their uniforms for Polyfest this year.

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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 2019

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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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Lockers Available

by Andrea Wall

We still have a few lockers available for students to use. They are located in D-block, so are not usually convenient for Year 7 or Year 8 students.

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Nurses

From the Nurses

by Andrea Wall

Kate from Family Planning is our sexual health nurse. Her service is free and 100% confidential. Please see the school nurse to make an appointment.

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Tī Kōuka

by Andrea Wall

Parenting Place’s Attitude team is excited to bring you Tī Kōuka - the ultimate parent-child adventure camp.

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An anonymous chat forum called Omegle has risen its head again in schools with the start of the New Year.

by Andrea Wall

Around since 2009, Omegle is something of an internet cockroach; it just won’t die. And this site is disturbing and a serious concern. Barely mentioned in cyber safety talks these days, Omegle can claim to be one of the more frightening social media services seen in schools for a while.

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Download our new School App

by Andrea Wall

To download the app use the following link. http://hornbyhigh.apps.school.nz/share/

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Drop for Youth

by Andrea Wall

We're daring people to get outside of their comfort zone, just like our young people do through our programmes.

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NZSTA are preparing for the upcoming Triennial BoT elections.

by Andrea Wall

NZSTA is working very hard to encourage parent and whanau participation on school boards in order to help shape and support the education of their children.

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Moved

Have you moved recently?

by Andrea Wall

Please remember to update your contact details with your child's form teacher, dean or the office.

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Outward Bound

by Andrea Wall

Outward Bound has two courses coming up in the April school holidays which might interest our students and families.

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Defensive Driving

Street Talk Defensive Driving Courses February 2019

by Andrea Wall

Cost $175

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The Patricia Paul School of Dance

by Andrea Wall

Your local dance school, is currently giving Jazz and Ballet lessons in your area.

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10 Ways to ask 'How was school today?'

by Andrea Wall

Here are some questions to get your kids talking

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The Hub Talent Quest

by Andrea Wall

March 9TH - 12pm until 3pm - Wycola Park

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A GREAT NEW FREE APP TO KEEP STUDENTS SAFE!

by Andrea Wall

Which Way NZ has been recently developed by Mid and South Canterbury Road Safety and after thorough testing is now available nationwide!

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