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Newsletter 19 May 2022

'Mā te huruhuru, ka rere te manu’

‘Feathers enable the bird to fly’

'Be prepared, have the right tools to achieve' 

Contents

Project K.

by Chris Morland

Our amazing students are still euphoric after their 20 day wilderness expedition for Project K.

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Principals Comment

by Robin Sutton

Kia ora koutou. Talofa. Kia Orana. Malo e lelei. Bula Vinaka. 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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Yrs 7 - 9 Tīeke Deans Report

by Liisa Callard

Kia Ora, Talofa, Malo E Lelei, Kia Orana, Kamusta, Hei

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Year 10-12 Tīeke Dean's Report

by Oscar Richardson

Kia Ora Koutou Whānau of Tīeke Kāhui. Welcome back to term 2! I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable school holiday.

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Year 7-9 Mōhua Dean's Report

by Terry Mitchell

Kia ora whānau, Personal Reading has been included as part of our Wānanga classes in Mōhua, because without strong reading skills students struggle in all curriculum areas.

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Years 10-13 Mohua Deans Report

by Phil Daines

Kia ora koutou. We are well underway now with Term 2, and it feels like the year is going fast!

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Yr 13 History Trip - Arrowtown

by Jane Turner

The Year 13 History class spent time learning about the Central Otago Gold Rush, and completing a ten credit research internal.

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Level 1 Geography Trip to Corsair Bay, Taylors Mistake, Sumner Beach and New Brighton Beach

by Jan Handley

On Tuesday 10th May a small group of Level 1 Geography Students travelled around four beaches in Christchurch to collect data for their research assessment. The assessment looks at the effect of wind on waves and also the shapes of the beach.

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We are readers

by Robin Sutton

Uru Mānuka cluster students show themselves as readers

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Literacy Week

by Kelly McNicholl

To celebrate Literacy Week, we also hosted reading sessions in the Learning Commons -Te Pai Rewa.

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2022 SCDC Impromptu Cup

by Joanne Clark

On Saturday 14 May two teams participated in the 2022 SCDC Impromptu Cup run by Canterbury Schools Debating Community.

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Te Iti Kahurangi (The Little Treasure)

by Jack Goodfellow

At our end of term assembly in April, we were proud to be able to award Abbagale Halliday with her Te Iti Kahurangi award that she earned as a Year 10 in 2021. Here is the citation that was read at assembly:

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The importance of giving back

by Robin Sutton

Student community garden gives its first produce to the community

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Fundraising concert Wednesday 25th May.

by Katie Beer

We are fundraising to send Nadia Officer to perform at The Globe Theatre in London in July.

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PB4L

by Chelsea Birtch

Kia ora koutou and welcome to Term 2!

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Kiwi Kaha - Graham Dingle Foundation

by Lucretia Treadgold

We would like to introduce to you all our newest Kiwi Kaha Leader - Zach.

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Stars - Introducing Faith

by Lucretia Treadgold

It's been a fantastic experience so far being a Stars mentor.

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Stars - Introducing Ruby

by Lucretia Treadgold

I remember Year 9 very clearly, as it was one of the Years I enjoyed the most before I became a Senior in 2021.

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Ever wanted to learn to fly a helicopter or plane?

by Lucretia Treadgold

Fly For Youth this October!

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Uniform Price Increase

by Kaye Banks

Please be advised some of our uniform prices will be increasing from 1 June 2022.

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by Di Alpers

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Help protect your family’s bikes from theft

by Karen Wheeler

Bike theft is on the rise in Christchurch with an average of 4 bikes reported stolen to Police every day. There’s a new tool available to help combat bike theft, called 529 Garage which helps Police return stolen bikes and e-scooters to their rightful owners.

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by Aaron Heath

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App

Do you have the Hornby High School App?

by Kelly McNicholl

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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