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King's Week #1023 - 2nd August 2018


With the Ehime Prefecture's (Region's) Mascot at the competition

Excellence leads to overseas experiences

by Simon Cushen, Vicki Jopson, Kris Baker

Currently, there are three King's students overseas competing and/or participating in international events. Callum Toomey, Liam Hewson and Keita Rudd, who are in Japan, London and Quebec respectively, are proudly representing King's on the international stage.

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Lake Masoko

Great Rift Valley Africa Expedition

by Arlo Munro

On the second of July, in the last week of last term, four boys from King’s left on an Operation Wallacea expedition to Africa. Arlo Munro, Cameron Bruce and Nick Unahi from Year 12 and Reuben Morison from Year 13 were accompanied by Ms May on the intercontinental journey to study Marine Biology in Tanzania and Malawi.

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Oestreicher Leadership Programme

Oestreicher Junior Leadership Programme

by Dave Ross

This Leadership Programme is named after Dr Paul Oestreicher, a famous King’s Old Boy who attended King’s High School from 1939 – 1943.

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From left; Ethan Rangitutia, Caleb Simpson & Jerome Wolken

James K. Baxter Competition

by Jo Harford

The results of the annual James K. Baxter Poetry Competition, honouring one of our most esteemed alumni, were announced last Friday. Congratulations to all finalists and to Caleb Simpson who won the event, Ethan Rangitutia (2nd) and Jerome Wolken (3rd).

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Nathan Farr

Nathan Farr selected for Ministry of Education Youth Advisory Group

by Jo Harford

Nathan (Year 12) has secured a place on the Ministry of Education's Youth Advisory Group for 2018. This will give him the opportunity to have his say about decisions that affect him and other New Zealanders aged between 14-18.

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Ben with the School Journal article about his meteorological skills. 

Ben's meteorological talents appear in School Journal

by Jo Harford

Ben Hawke's (Year 9) talents were noticed by an author who creates stories for the School Journals Series and, last month, his story was published. A Meteorologist in the making!

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Jozef Sirota 9Co

Jozef's impressive publication

by Jo Harford

Jozef Sirota (9Co) created a graphic novel this week depicting the lives of Syrian refugees in NZ. This is a beautiful and thoughtful depiction of a challenging story that impressed his Social Studies Teacher and his peers. Great work, Jozef.

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Careers Week and Library News

by Bridget Schaumann

Ms Schaumann (our Librarian and Careers Advisor) has a couple of important message for you all.

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New options for Science students.

New Science Courses for 2019

by Daniel Bleckinger

The Science Department is excited to offer two new courses next year. Earth and Space Science will be offered for Year 12 and 13.

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by Steve Davie

The inaugural King’s High School Charitable Trust black tie dinner will be staged in the Dunedin Town Hall on Saturday, 17th November and seats are selling fast!

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Dunedin Symphony Orchestra to perform, see details above

by Jo Harford

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