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Queen's News Issue 11 2021

JULY

6 Matariki Poetry Under the Stars Evening

9 Year 9 and 10 Speech Competition

   Last Day of Term 2

10 Te Hautoka Kapa Haka Regional Competition

26  Term 3 Begins

29 Year 13 Geography and Tourism Trip

AUGUST

4 Open Night 6.30pm

Teacher Only Day

7 School Formal

Contents

Principal's Address

by Barbara Agnew

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Octacan

by QHS

The student council would like to thank the Queen's community for the support of the annual Octacan can drive this week. As a school we collected 650 cans in total, a massive effort for a school of 400.

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Student Voice - Stella Wispinski

by Stella Wispinski

Everyone is scared of something, whether that's the dark, heights, small places, spiders or failure etc. Fear is something everyone has. The block between fear and the feeling of freedom is your comfort zone.

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Ōtepoti Rangatahi Business Challenge

by Jo Bishop-Cherry

Seventeen Year 10 students spent three days immersed in the world of business. The Otago Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES), hosted the event at the University of Otago’s Business School this week.

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I Am Hope

I Am Hope

by QHS

This week we had the Key to Life Charitable Trust (founded by Mike King) "I Am Hope" group come and talk to the Year 9 and 10 students.

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Olivia Adie, Annabel Ludgate and Heather Lawrence at the Marine Studies Centre

Making Sense of the Marine World

by Olivia Adie, Annabel Ludgate and Heather Lawrence (Year 10)

In the last few months, the three of us have been attending a residential science extension programme at the New Zealand Marine Study Centre.

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Scarlett Manning constructing a raw-edge denim cushion

Fashion and Textiles Technology being supported by a local manufacturer

by Lesley Signal-Cambridge

Christchurch based outdoor and adventure clothing manufacturing company Earth, Sea, Sky has a sewing room/ factory in Dunedin, in which they manufacture a range of outdoor and fashion clothing.

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Football

Sports Corner

by Nikki Stumbles Director of Sport

“Respect the training. Honour the commitment. Cherish the results.”

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Prefects Netball

King's v Queen's Prefects Netball Challenge

by QHS

The King's v Queen's Prefect Challenge was close, but a win of 16-12 to King's this time! Better luck to the prefects when they take on the staff team next week.

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Midwinter Carnival

Midwinter Carnival Fun

by Gracie Rackham (Year 9)

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Skill Net - a useful tool for parents AND young people

by Lesley Signal-Cambridge

Skill Net is a website designed to help people in Aotearoa New Zealand discover new job opportunities based on the skills they already have from existing or previous employment.

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Young People Online - what we need to know

by Executive Secretary

Challenging truths about the online world that our tamariki are exposed to.

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Matariki Event this Sunday

by Executive Secretary

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Queen's High School Open Night

by Executive Secretary

Wednesday 4 August, 6.30pm

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PSTA Cheese Roll Fundraiser

by Executive Secretary - Sharon/Jo

The PSTA are holding a Cheese Roll Fundraiser this month.

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Sponsorship

by Executive Secretary

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