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Kaiapoi High School

KHS Newsletter ~ July 2019


Friday 5 July: Term 2 ends

Monday 22 July: Term 3 begins

Friday 26 July: Enrolments for 2020 close

Tuesday 30 July: Out of zone enrolments balloted

Thursday 1 August: Letters of offer sent to successful out of zone enrolments.

Monday 5 - Wednesday 7 August: 9H & 9L camp 

Wednesday 7 - Friday 9 August: 9C & 9T camp

Friday 16 August: Last day to accept out of zone enrolments

Friday 16 August:  KHS Quiz Night, 7pm in Karetu Block. $60 per team of up to six. Tickets on sale from 25 July.

Monday 19 - Wednesday 21 August: 9A & 9V camp

Wednesday 21 - Friday 23 August: 9K & 9Q camp

Saturday 24 August: KHS Formal, 7pm-11pm, Sixty6 on Peterborough.

Monday 26 August: Mid-term break - school closed

Monday 2 - Friday 6 September: Tournament week

Tuesday 10 - Monday 16 September: Senior Exam week

Friday 27 September: Term 3 ends


From the Principal's desk

by Bruce Kearney

Dear Parents and Caregivers, First and foremost I would like to say that it is fantastic that the government and the teachers' unions came to an agreement, and the new contract is signed. No one likes to see industrial action impact on our young people’s education.

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From the Board table

by Phil Kerrigan

As we reach the halfway point in the year, it is an opportune time to provide an update from the Board.

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Ngā Manu Kōrero regional speech competition

by Danna Robson

The Ngā Manu Kōrero regional speech competition was held at Lincoln University on Friday 28th June.

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Mud Run

by Sophia Bidwell

On Sunday morning, 30th June at 7am, a group of brave students, accompanied by two hardy teachers (Ms Bidwell and Mr McAuley) assembled in the subzero temperatures at Kaiapoi High School for the annual UC Secondary Students' Mud Run.

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Kaikoura Exchange

by Maree Reynolds

What a fantastic day in Kaikoura for the end of June! The weather was awesome and the students played hard and with good sportsmanship.

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International News

by Sarah Sweet

Term 2 has been another busy one in the International Department.

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Sporting Success

by Maree Reynolds

Term 2 has seen KHS students achieve tremendous success in their chosen sports.

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by Alisha Smith

CACTUS is over for another term and what a great term it has been!

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Outdoor Education

by Nic Thomas

We have been out and about and up and down in Outdoor Education this term!

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Pasifika News

by Elizabeth McMeeken

Warm Pasifika Greetings. The Pasifika group at Kaiapoi High School has had a busy year to date.

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by Andrea Preston

The Hospitality Department has had a very busy term, with students being involved in many different experiences.

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Levels 2/3 Outdoor Leadership camp

by David Chen

This term Years 12 & 13 OELS went on a five-day camp at the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre.

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Guys and Dolls

by Alice Hodges, Y13

It’s truly very hard to talk about this year’s production, not because there is nothing to say, but because there is so much.

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Buller Exchange

by Maree Reynolds

And the shield is ours once again! Congratulations to all the students who participated over at Buller High School in our annual sports exchange on Monday 20th May.

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From the School Nurse

by Jenny Shurville

Information about INFLUENZA (or Flu as it is known to most of us in NZ)

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Open Evening 2019

by Sarah Sweet

On Thursday 9th May we held a very successful Open Evening at the School. It was very pleasing to see so many students come through with their parents and caregivers.

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