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Queen's News Issue 2 2020

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

FEBRUARY

24 Paid Union Meeting from 12.15pm

25 Board of Trustees Meeting


MARCH

2-6 Year 9 Camp week

19  Parent Teacher Meetings

23 Otago Anniversary Day

Contents

Head Girls' Comments

by Maisy and Sophie

Above: Deputy Head Girl Maisy Costa and Head Girl Sophie Palmer

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Paid Union Meeting - Monday 24th February 12.15pm

by Executive Secretary - Sharon/Jo

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Level 1 and 2 Blues Awards recipients 2019.

Senior Academic Excellence

by Queen's High School

Last Friday Year 12, Year 13 and past students were awarded Blues for academic excellence in NCEA Level 1, 2 and 3.

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Academic Prefect Katie Hawkins

by Katie Hawkins

Hey, I'm Katie, your academic prefect for 2020. First of all I would like to congratulate everyone who received a blues award in assembly last week. These awards require a lot of hard work and I hope everyone keeps aiming to achieve high in the coming year. This is my Prefect speech from that assembly.

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Athletics Day 2020

Athletics Day

by Queen's High School

A fantastic day was had on Monday 10th February at the Caledonian. It was great to see all our students involved and having a good time. We have some awesome athletes and many events were very close.

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Jorja and Sarah at the Otago Athletics Champs

Otago Athletics Championships

by Noeline Burden

Over the weekend of 15-16 February, Year 9 Students Sarah Donaldson and Jorja Gibbons participated in the Otago Athletics Championships.

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Surfing Success

by Queen's High School

Congratulations to the following girls for their success in the recent Otago Surfing Champs.

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Queen's Cricket Team 

Bates Cricket Cup

by Tom Clark

Last Wednesday, the Queen's Cricket team played in the Bates Cup, a secondary schools knockout tournament played nationwide.

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Waterpolo team looking great in their new suits

Waterpolo

by Jacqui Earland

The Queen's Water Polo team are looking great in their new suits.

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Triathalon

Otago-Southland Secondary School Triathlon

by Noeline Burden

For the first time in many years Queen’s had representatives in the Otago-Southland Secondary School triathlon championships.

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Outward Bound

by Morgan Mingins and Abby McMullan

Over the school holidays two Year 12 students attended the Outward Bound course. Read on to hear about their adventures.

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Year 13 Biology Trip

Year 13 Biology Trip

by Allison Dodds

Last week the Year 13 Biology class went on their first trip for the year to the Physiology Department at the University of Otago.

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Women in Science Expo

Women in Science Expo

by Allison Dodds

To mark the International Day of Girls and Women in Science, the Otago Museum hosted a Women in Science Expo. Year 12 students with an interest in STEM careers took the opportunity to attend.

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Careers Corner

by Lesley Signal-Cambridge

School Leavers Toolkit is a great website to get senior students thinking about their futures.

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Speed limit around the school

Road Safety

by Queen's High School

Please remember that when driving in the school grounds there is a 5kph speed limit. Please do not park on the yellow lines or the bus stops; this is becoming a real hazard and compromises the safety of our girls. Slow down around our school to 40kph.

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