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Pāpāmoa College

Connect - April 2022

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Student Leaders

by Mrs Karla Spicer - Tumuaki Tuarua / Acting Deputy Principal

It is our pleasure to announce the Pāpāmoa College student leaders for 2022. They are an incredible bunch of students who are sure to make some magic happen this year!

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by Mr Pere Durie Tumuaki / Principal (Acting)

Kia ora koutou ngā whānau whānui o Pāpāmoa.

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Jenna Mackay - Awa Commons Leader

by Mrs Jenna Mackay - Leader of Learning Commons - Awa & Year 10 Dean

Hey team, I'm the Leader for our Learning Through Sport Commons in Awa.

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Ingrid Willett - Wairakei Commons Leader

by Mrs Ingrid Willett - Leader of Learning Commons - Wairakei

I am the Learning Leader of Wairākei Community in the UMS.

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Shaun Cave - Puke Commons Leader

by Mr Shaun Cave - Leader of Learning Commons - Puke

Kia ora koutou! I am the Acting Leader of Learning Commons for Puke for Terms 1 and 2.

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Kim Remus - Puna wai Commons Leader

by Mrs Kim Remus - Leader of Learning Commons - Puna wai

Kia ora, I am Kim Remus and I am the Leader of Puna wai Learning Commons. We have four classes of Year 7/8 students and we are extremely proud to be part of the Papamoa College LMS Village.

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Daniel Robertson -Tātahi Commons Leader

by Daniel Robertson - Leader of Learning Commons -Tātahi

Kia ora, I am the leader of the awesome Tātahi Learning Community. I am also the teacher of Tātahi 1.

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Luke McFarlane - Wairere Commons Leader

by Mr Luke McFarlane - Leader of Learning Commons - Wairere

Tēnā koutou katoa. It's been a great start to life here at Pāpāmoa College, and I'm grateful for the support I have been given as a new staff member.

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Pippa Russell - Moana Commons Leader

by Ms Pippa Russell - Leader of Learning Commons - Moana

I am the Leader of the Moana Learning Commons.

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Simone Donaldson - Tāhuna Commons Leader

by Miss Simone Donaldson - Leader of Learning Commons - Tāhuna

Kia ora Whanau. It has been my privilege to be a foundation member of Papamoa College.

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Kylie Price - Motu Commons Leader

by Mrs Kylie Price - Leader of Learning Commons - Motu

Hi, my name is Kylie Price and I am the proud leader of Motu Learning Community.

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Tracey Gibson - Maunga Commons Leader

by Miss Tracey Gibson - Leader of Learning Commons - Maunga

Kia ora kotou, I have the pleasure of being the LLC for Maunga Learning Commons. I love the challenges that being an LLC provides.

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First XV Preseason Trip to Otorohanga College

by Mr Andrew Jacob - Teacher

On Friday 8 April the 1st XV went to Otorohanga College for a preseason rugby fixture. Otorohanga were exceptional hosts, greeting us with beautiful weather, a full powhiri and a great game of rugby.

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Cross Country

by Pāpāmoa College

Our School Cross Country event will be held on Wednesday 11 May. This is a compulsory event for all students, as it is important for our students to embrace challenges and add to the pride and culture of our school.

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Rock Climbing Speed Champ

by PC Sport

Year 8 student Caitlyn Fortescue competed in the NZ Rock Climbing Speed Nationals held at Blake Park, Mount Maunganui on Saturday 5 February.

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Beyond Beauty

by Mrs Bronwin Severinsen - Kairuruku Rapuara / Careers Coordinator

In Term 2, seven students will start a 10 week Beyond Beauty Gateway Course (one day a week).

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The Legendary Leos!

by Mrs Jaki Lee - Teacher

Leadership, Experience and Opportunity is the Leo Club motto, and these devoted young people realize the power of action! Check out their amazing achievements and plans for 2022.

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Pink Shirt Day

by Pāpāmoa College

On Friday 20 May it is the annual Pink Shirt Day!

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Survival English!

by Ms Tanya Laybourn - Teacher & EOTC Co ordinator

Have you ever thought that how to light a fire should be taught in English? Ever wondered if you could get English credits from knowing how to build a shelter? What about making a flax rope? This year the English Dept have themed most of the NCEA English Courses - and Level 1 Survival English is actually a “thing”.

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Wairere students Caleb Nelson, Lochie Turner, Corban Webster and Oliver Lyon investigate replica skulls and various taxidermy pest species.

Predator Free 2050

by Mr Lian Soh - Teacher

Some of our UMS science classes have been learning about ecology in the context of our native birds and introduced mammalian species. They learnt how to detect and trap pests species.

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Video: Wairākei

Te Rau Whāriki

by Pāpāmoa College

Excited Wairākei students moved into their ultra-modern colourful new Learning Commons space on Monday 11 April.

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Shaving For a Cure

by Mrs Jaki Lee - Teacher

The Leo's Club decided to do this crazy thing for a great cause.

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Lost Property

by Pāpāmoa College

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Future Driven

by Mrs Bronwin Severinsen - Kairuruku Rapuara / Careers Coordinator

Four lucky students were thrilled to be given an opportunity to drive a forklift while exploring potential career paths recently.

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Lunchtime Concerts

by Ms Katrina Daniela - Kaiako / Curriculum Leader Music

With the easing of some COVID restrictions, students were treated to the Music department's first concerts of the year on Friday 8 April and Monday 11 April.

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Term Dates for 2022

by Pāpāmoa College

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UNIFORM

by Pāpāmoa College

The expectation is that students wear the correct uniform to and from, and at school.

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2022 Dates To Remember

by Pāpāmoa College

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School Production

by Miss Elizabeth Proudlock - Teacher

Get ready for the Pop Culture Phenomenon, Fame The Musical JR.!

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Discussing Vaping With Your Teen

by Mrs Jane Kay - Director of Guidance

Sadly it seems like more and more young people are vaping. Talking about vaping with your teen can be uncomfortable for both parents and kids. It is best to talk openly, and it is never to early to start that conversation.

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Careers Education Website

by Pāpāmoa College

Last year the College launched an exciting new Careers Education website.

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Young Enterprise Innovation

by Pāpāmoa College

Year 13 student Elvie Fox has created an innovative product to solve the problem of lost masks.

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