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Katikati College | Western Bay of Plenty

Newsletter No 20 | 21 June 2018

Contents

2018 Head Girl and Boy

Principal's Comment

by Carolyn Pentecost

Tēnā koutou katoa

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Holiday dates

by Hilary Johnson

Please note that the school office will close at 3.05 p.m. on Friday July 6 and will re-open at 8.00 a.m. on Monday July 23 and that Monday July 23, which is the first day of Term 3, will be a Teacher Only Day.

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Unique opportunity this Sunday!

by Hilary Johnson

Come along and see a straw bale house before it is plastered over.

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Good Luck to our te reo students

by Hilary Johnson

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Horticulture needs helpers please

by Hilary Johnson

At Katikati College we are completely re-inventing our Horticulture programme, replacing a tired old gardening-based programme with an innovative, modular, flexible, cross-curricular course that is responsive to the individual learner’s pathway and ability and to industry and tertiary education requirements.

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Have your say on NCEA

by Hilary Johnson

The Ministry of Education is seeking feedback from parents and students on proposed changes to NCEA which will begin in 2020.

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Industrious times in the workshops

by Hamish Carr

Term two sees practical work really ramping up in the Technology Faculty workshops.

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Upcoming Drama Productions

by Hanna Maloni and Nina Bailey, students

June and July offer a diverse wealth of Drama productions at the College. The full details follow.

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EPro8

by Hamish Carr

Twelve of our Year 7 and 8 students represented the College at the annual EPro8 challenge, which was held for the first time at Katikati College.

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Invitation to the Matariki Pōwhakangahau

by Geri Allen

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Techweek Tauranga workshop participation

by Hilary Johnson

Entrepreneurs, technologists, business owners and young people including 18 Katikati College students came together on May 21 to explore how tomorrow might be made better than today.

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Engineering in Action at Wintech

by Hamish Carr

A group of Year 11 and 12 Engineering students went to Hamilton on May 29 to experience engineering as a profession.

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Culture and Arts Week

by Wendy Fleming

Katikati College will celebrate its first Culture and Arts Week starting on June 25.

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Katikati College Film Makers win Tauranga Youth Development Team Youth Film Competition.

by Hilary Johnson

Two films were entered by Katikati College students in this recent competition.

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TVSS Squash

by Juliet Dunlop-Fraser

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Cross country success

by Juliet Dunlop-Fraser

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House Competition Format

by Simon Quin

Our school Houses have been an important part of our tradition for close to 60 years. The aim of a House system is to foster school pride and the engagement of students so that they form a greater connection with the school through competing against and supporting each other.

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Outward Bound Leaps and Bounds Course

by Hilary Johnson

Outward Bound New Zealand is a not for profit organization offering outdoor experiential learning courses to New Zealanders young and old.

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Caelan, Jess and Grace

Speech Competition

by Jane Finnimore

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Why change?

by Lou Buckley

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Waikato University graduates

by Hilary Johnson

Congratulations to the following former students of Katikati College who have recently graduated from the University of Waikato.

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A Night of Music

by Wendy Fleming

This was the theme of a music concert held in the College hall on May 18.

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Learning & Behavioural Difficulties – from a Neurological Integrated Systems (NIS) perspective

by Simon Finnimore

An information evening will be held on Wednesday July 25.

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Louie, centre

Smokefree Rockquest Win

by Louie Campbell, student

On the 9th of June I performed in the Auckland Central Smokefree Rockquest Regional Finals with my metal band "Silvera", writes Year 12 student Louie Campbell.

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Thanks to K & D Mulching and IBL Shelter Trimming

by Hilary Johnson

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Student Contributions

by Isobel Huggard

Students in 7HGG have been writing free style narratives. This narrative is by Siobhan McFadyen.

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Katikati Concert Band and Katikati College Concert Band

Silver Medal for Concert Band

by Wendy Fleming

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College Medical Services

by Kim Croxon

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Hip Hop Dance Workshop

by Hilary Johnson

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Free programme to help reduce drug and alcohol abuse

by Vanessa Moodie

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Join the Katikati Can Do Club

by Hilary Johnson

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A History of the Houses at Katikati College

by Simon Quin

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