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Kimihia | Linwood College: March 2020

Term 1 2020

9, 12, 16,19 March - Level 2 Waka Ama

11 March - Level 1 History trip to museum

11 March - Peer mentor pizza evening

13 March - Waitaha Ki-o-Rohi Regional Championships

16 March - Year 8 school based vaccination programme

18 March - Mufti Day

24, 25 March - STARS Programme activity days

26 March NZIS Fitspo Expo

31 March - School photos

2 April - Vietnam trip departs

7 April - UC Discovery Day

9 April - last day Term 1


Contents

2020-2021: Phase 2.

by Richard Edmundson

Kia ora koutou. Talofa. Kia Orana. Malo e lelei. Bula. Fakaalofa atu. Namaste and Kumusta. Greetings to the Linwood Community.

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Coast to Coast 2020

by Vicki Tanner

The 2020 Rangers Crew biked, ran and kayaked from one side of the South Island to the other.

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Waiporoporo House Dean's Report

by Garth Lewis

Kia ora, and warm greetings from Waiporoporo house.

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Kākāriki Whānau Dean's Report

by Ethan Smith

Kia ora, and warm greetings from Kākāriki house.

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Kōwhai Whānau Dean's Report

by Jesse Harding

Introduction to the Kōwhai Whānau.

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Karaka House Dean's Report

by Robbie Timo

Talofa lava, greetings from Karaka house.

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For the genetics unit, the school borrowed a gel electrophoresis kit from the University of Canterbury and students ran a gel to separate DNA fragments and analyse the results. They then  discussed how this technology can be used in society.

Integrated Learning

by Nick Colville

Integrated Studies with our Year 9 and 10 ākonga is well and truly underway. Students attend classes with other members of their House in a blended curriculum.

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Year 12 Physics Trip

by Melanie Blomfield

On Monday the 10th of February the Year 12 physics class visited the University of Canterbury

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Tabloids Day

by Deborah Young

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LCŌ welcomes two new International Students

by Christa White

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New staff to LCŌ

by Richard Edmundson

We are very fortunate to be able to appoint staff of such high calibre to our school all of them bringing something special to our community. We welcome them all to LCŌ.

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Term One Writing Competition

by Nick Colville

This year the English Learning Area is running a series of writing competitions with exciting prizes up from grabs.

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KiwiKaha at Linwood College at Ōtākaro

by Deborah Young

KiwiKaha is the first step of a journey that takes young people through Graeme Dingle Foundation programmes at different stages in their schooling.

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Rebuild Update

by Natasha Powell

Demolition continues across the Aldwins Road site to make room for the new build.

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In Fair Verona...

by Samantha Boyce-Da Cruz

In early February our senior Drama class was asked by Top Dog Theatre to attend a dress rehearsal for their production of “Romeo and Juliet”.

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Eileen Prasad is a chief executive at the age of 17

More Opportunities in NZ

by Nick Colville

Over summer break this inspiring article appeared in The Press featuring our students Eileen Prasad, Tara Blackmore, Arnie Ferreras and Meghan Kerrin.

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Girls Rugby: let her play programme

by Jade Cull

Linwood College has Black Fern, Grace Brooker coming in to take any interested girls through the skills required for rugby.

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Joy to the World – the LCŌ Way

by Christa White

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by Ian MacPherson

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