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Nayland College Newsletter, 30 August 2019

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2019 School Terms:

Term 3*: 22 July - 27 September
*Teacher Only Day Thursday 5 September & Mid Term Break Friday 6 September

Term 4: 14 October - 13 December

School Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:50 am - 3:10 pm

Reception: Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
& Wed 8.00 am -3.30 pm (earlier closure)

Breakfast Club: Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 8.15 am to 8.45 am


Principal's message, Friday 30 August, 2019

by Daniel Wilson

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Winter Tournament Week Draw

by Nayland College

Here is where the Nayland College teams are playing during tournament week.

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Video: Vast Dance - Nayland College 2019

Festival showcases vast dance talent

by media and publicity coordinator Sera King

The highly anticipated VAST Dance Festival took place on Thursday the 15th of August at the Theatre Royal. Nayland was well-represented by both performers and technical and backstage crew.

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The choir's performance gains them an Excellence award.

Cadenza proves a bonanza for NayCol Chorale

by media and publicity coordinator Sera King

Nayland’s musical talent has been given another boost after the mixed choir, NayCol Chorale, made it through the regional Big Sing Competition and were invited to perform at the Cadenza finale event, held in Timaru from the 15th-18th of August.

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Institute of Sport Update

by Jane Townsend - Deputy Principal

In July the Year 9 Institute of Sport (IOS) class travelled to Auckland for their high performance camp. Highlights of the camp included training and staying at the Millennium Centre in Auckland.

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Julia and Chloe put their heads down in the heated competition atmosphere.

Maths competition easy as pie

by Nayland College Official with student reporter Oscar McLean

The annual Pi Competition took place on Wednesday the 21st of August in the school hall.

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Nayland College in the News

by Nayland College

Nayland College has been popping up in some positive media stories recently. Here are some articles published recently.

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Ms Radman would like to go cycling in Europe.

Friday Five

by Nayland College Official

Art teacher and keen cyclist Tania Radman is in focus for this edition of Friday Five.

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Emily competes at the South Island Championships.

Emily lifts herself to top of the country

by student reporter Maya Jayasena

Power-lifter and Year 12 student Emily Rutherford recently became the National Youth Champion after competing in Christchurch last month.

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Juniors' brain cells get stretched and challenged

by gifted and talented facilitator Glenis Paul

Nayland College was the venue for the ‘Junior Stretch and Challenge’ day run by the Ministry of Inspiration on Wednesday the 14th of August.

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Making a positive difference for 20 years

by Nayland College

Maree Shalders was given a surprise today, with an anniversary celebration for her 20 years of service managing Nelson's alternative education programme, Youth Nelson. Previous Youth Nelson graduates, colleagues, community members and current students and staff gathered to celebrate the positive contribution she has made to youth in Nelson over a 20 year span.

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Introducing actor and performer Sam Clark.

Star performer tops competition

by Nayland College Official

Year 9 student and Nayland drama personality Sam Clark recently won both of the two categories he entered in the 2019 Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Scholarship Competition.

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Voting takes place with a show of hands.

Global process for global issues

by student Will Irvine

On Monday 12th August students from around the Nelson/Marlborough region took part in the annual Student Model United Nations, hosted here at Nayland College.

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Kiwis on attack.

Futsal challenge goes Colombia's way

by media and publicity coordinator Sera King

A group of avid football-playing Nayland students originally from Colombia organised this year’s annual futsal game against the ‘Nayland Kiwis’.

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Video: Special Olympics Basketball August 2019

Sportsmanship name of the game at basketball competition

by Nayland College Official

The Learning Centre competed in the Special Olympics Basketball Competition on the 21st August.

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The tea and tech group is pretty stoked with their nomination.

Recognition for youth tech volunteers

by student Matthew Suter

'Tea and Tech' is an awesome programme facilitated by AgeConnect. It works by pairing us students with members of the retired community to help them out with the technology side of their devices, be it phones, tablets, or laptops.

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INSPIRE 2019: 5-6 September at Nayland College Thursday and Friday

by Ministry of Inspiration | Nayland College

INSPIRE Festival registration is now LIVE! This festival is for students in school years 5-8 who love hands-on learning. There is something for everyone-movie making, genetics, paper mache, chemistry, and/or flight!

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Step into Spring with the launch of the Greenmeadows Activity Programme

by Nelson Community Venues

We are running 3 Pilates & 1 Couch to 5K Couses in addition to 2 Legends Classes for active older people.

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