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Hornby High School

Newsletter - 1 July 2021

‘Mā te huruhuru, ka rere te manu’

‘Feathers enable the bird to fly’

'Be prepared, have the right tools to achieve' 

Contents

Ngā Manu Kōrero

by Andrea Cosgrove

On Friday 18 June, Hornby High School had the privilege of hosting Ngā Manu Kōrero.

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Principal's Comment

by Robin Sutton

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

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Year 10-12 Mōhua Dean's Report

by Phil Daines

Kia ora koutou. Welcome back to the last newsletter of Term 2. The cold, wet weather is upon us, but the holidays are nearly here!

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Year 10-12 Tīeke Dean's Report

by Oscar Richardson

Kia Ora Koutou whānau of Tīeke Kāhui. What a busy term we have had. We have had a lot of trips and events, but we are getting close to the school holidays.

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Year 7-9 Tīeke Dean's Report

by Liisa Laycock

Kia Ora, Talofa, Malo E Lelei, Kia Orana, Kamusta, Hei. Welcome to an even chillier side of Term 2 maybe even laced with a little bit of snow!

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EU - Climate Change and Human Rights Challenge

by Jan Handley

The University of Canterbury along with the EU offered an opportunity for students to attend a European Union - Climate change and Human Rights Challenge on 11/12 June 2021. Five students from Hornby High School, Ella, Natasha, Nidhi, Nathan (Year 12), and Alyana (Year 13) took up the challenge along with about 170 students from other schools.

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Level 3 Geography Trip to Kaikoura

by Jan Handley

On the 14/15 May 2021 the Level 3 Geography students took part in the annual geography trip to Kaikoura. This trip is to give the students a hands-on experience of collecting primary data in a natural environment.

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2021 Casio Calculator Competition

by Juliet Buenaventura

On the 23 June, the 2021 Casio Calculator Competition for Year 11 students was held at Hagley Community College. Four of our outstanding students took part in the team competition where there were four rounds, each with a set time limit.

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Sports Update

by Kana Shedlock-Whiu

Congratulations to Nishitha (Year 9) for her selection to represent New Zealand at the Australian 13u Team Championships held at KDV Academy, Carrara, Gold Coast. We wish you all the best Nishitha and hope all goes well for you.

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Policies & Procedures

School policies for review in Term 2 2021

by Joanne Bykerk

Policies being reviewed Term 2: Reporting to parents on student achievement.

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Are you interested in supporting positive youth development in your community?

by Lucretia Treadgold

Stars-opoly is a community adventure event held at Hornby High School and we are looking for amazing community organisations to be involved.

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Project K

by Lucretia Treadgold

The Project K Community Challenge is an opportunity where the students are encouraged to think about what their community needs for the future. They then explore and access resources and opportunities locally available.

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Stars

Stars

by Lucretia Treadgold

This is my first year being a Stars Mentor. I began going to Stars around the start of Term 2 and so far the experience has been great.

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We are a Smokefree (and Vape-free) Kura

by Jack Goodfellow

We wish to remind all members of our school community that we are committed to being a smokefree school, which includes being a vapefree school.

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Key Dates

Key Dates

by Andrea Cosgrove

2021

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Important Information

Important Information

by Andrea Cosgrove

School Office Hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 3.30pm

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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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Community Dental Service

Dental Care during the School Holidays

by Andrea Cosgrove

The Community Dental Service will be providing dental care for children enrolled with our service during the upcoming school holidays. The clinics will offer check-ups, treatment and relief of pain sessions by appointment only.

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Studio One

Studio One Performing Arts

by Andrea Cosgrove

Your local dance school, Studio One Performing Arts is currently giving Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Acro lessons in your area.

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