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St Paul's Collegiate School - Hamilton

Informer - April 2019

As we near the end of term one, we draw your attention to a few key dates and activities over the next two weeks:

We hope you enjoy a restful holiday and Easter break and we look forward to seeing you all back in term two.

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To criminalise or not? The other side of the cannabis debate

by Headmaster Grant Lander

The following will give you something to ponder before you take up the opportunity to listen to Paul Dillon speak on Tuesday, 9 April at 7pm in the Chapel of Christ the King.

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Teenagers, alcohol and other drugs - upcoming parenting seminar

by St Paul's Collegiate School

Teenagers, alcohol and other drugs in 2019 – what’s happening, what’s out there and how much influence do parents really have? Drug and alcohol expert, Paul Dillon will be speaking to parents at this exclusive ticketed event held in the Chapel of Christ the King - 7pm, Tuesday 9 April.

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Leave your mark on the Hornsby Learning Hub

by St Paul's Foundation

The Hornsby Learning Hub will be one of the most ambitious and significant building projects St Paul’s Collegiate School will undertake.

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A chaplain's reflections on Christchurch

by Reverend Peter Rickman

“This is not us, we are one”

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The house that St Paul's (will) build

by St Paul's Collegiate School

The St Paul's construction class have their work cut out for them with their 2019 project.

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Grandparents take over St Paul's

by St Paul's Collegiate School

It was an honour to host 320 of our student's grandparents on Friday 22 March for Grandparents' Day.

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Over the fence ministry 2019

Funds raised from School Gala is presented to local schools

by Michelle Smith

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Waikato regional tennis champs round-up

by St Paul's Collegiate School

The following students represented St Paul’s Collegiate School with pride at the Waikato Tennis Championships played on Tuesday, 12 March 2019.

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Summer Tournament boys tennis team 2019

Boys tennis team beat second seed in summer tournament

by Jennifer Purvis

St Paul’s boys’ tennis team was the fifth seed out of ten teams and were placed in a tough pool with the number two and three seeds. All three team members: Simon Han, Carlin Vollebregt and Stark Sun, had prepared for difficult and close matches.

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Summer Tournament girls tennis team 2019

Girls tennis team compete at Summer Tournament

by St Paul's Collegiate School

Being ranked last on the draw before playing had even begun, created a lot of nerves amongst the girls’ tennis team, consisting of, Lily Carr Paterson, Sophie Chisholm and Caitlin Fladgate.

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Boys under-18 novice coxed four rowing team get gold at Maadi Cup 2019! 

Successful Maadi Cup regatta for novice teams

by St Paul's Collegiate School

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Cricketers make final of Northern Districts Gillette Cup qualifiers

by Michael Rameka

The tournament consisted of two pools, with the top two teams playing off in the final to represent the Northern Districts region at this year's Gillette Cup.

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In the zone at Zone Athletics

by St Paul's Collegiate School

A hot, windless day didn't take the wind of out of the sails of the St Paul's athletics team at the 2019 Zone Athletics. The team excelled at the meet, which was held at Porritt Stadium on Tuesday, 5 March.

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Athletes compete at regional athletics champs

by St Paul's Collegiate School

St Paul's athletes attended the Waikato Bay of Plenty Secondary Schools Athletics Championships at Tauranga Domain on Saturday 24 March. The results are as follows:

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Oliver Larcombe claimed a bronze medal at WaiBOP Individual Triathlon Championships

Triathlete claims bronze at regionals

by St Paul's Collegiate School

The Waikato Schools Individual Triathlon Championships took place at the Mighty River Domain at Karapiro on Wednesday, 13 March.

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A run, swim and a bike to bronze

by St Paul's Collegiate School

St Paul’s had six teams competing at the Waikato Bay of Plenty Teams Triathlon Championships, which was held at the Lake Karapiro Domain on Tuesday, 19th March.

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3x3 Basketball Summer Tournament results

by Michael Rameka

The Secondary School 3x3 Championships got underway at the Trustpower Arena in Tauranga, in what was set to be the liveliest tournament to date.

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Oliver Larcombe

Triathalon gold for Oliver Larcombe

by St Paul's Collegiate School

St Paul’s was represented by three students at the NZ Schools' Triathlon Championship event held in New Plymouth on Friday, 29 March.

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Rugby 7s junior team

Three boys selected for U15 Sevens Tournament Team

by St Paul's Collegiate School

St Paul’s Under 15 boys’ sevens team competed in the North Island Secondary School Sevens' tournament held at Mt Maunganui.

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Girls rugby 7s team

Girls sevens rugby play in their first ever summer tournament

by St Paul's Collegiate School

Boots on and mouth guards in, the girls were ready to go. The girls were eager to get on the field, with a game against Rangitoto College first up, followed by Sacred Heart College - Hamilton and Long Bay College to finish off the day.

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Upcoming hockey draws

by St Paul's Collegiate School

St Paul's hockey teams have a number of tournaments in the books over the next few weeks:

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Brooke Batters receives her bronze medal

A podium placing at the national athletics champs

by St Paul's Collegiate School

Three students traveled to Christchurch as part of the Waikato Bay of Plenty team for Athletics Nationals. This is an elite competition for athletes that belong to a club.

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Matthew Chanwai

Matthew Chanwai to fulfil his dream

by Rebecca Robinson

Matthew Chanwai (Year 9) will be en route to New York this June to perform as a solo cellist at the world famous Carnegie Hall.

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Grease is the word

by St Paul's Collegiate School

Get out your leather jackets and pull on your bobby socks with Rydell High's senior class of 1959. St Paul's 2019 production is Grease, on stage from 30 June – 4 July 2019.

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Overcoming adversity - sermon by Tiaki Rhodes

by Tiaki Rhodes

Following a horrific accident over the summer break, Tiaki Rhodes (Year 12), faced an uphill climb to recovery. At Sunday chapel on 3 March, Tiaki delivered a heartfelt and moving sermon with a powerful message about overcoming adversity:

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Inspired to make a change

by Daniel Rickman

Chapel and service prefect, Daniel Rickman, attended World Vision's Scholarship Week in January. The week aimed to expose young people to the new and evolving challenges that face the world today, and inspire them to take action in thier own communities. Daniel wrote about his experience for Informer:

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Use your privilege wisely - sermon by Julia McLean

by Julia McLean

At chapel on 24 February, Julia McLean (Year 13), accompanied by her housemates, delivered a sermon on privilege.

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