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Thursday 15 April 2021

Fri 16 April - ANZAC Poppy collection, Last day Term 1
Sun 25 April - ANZAC Civic Service
Mon 26 April - ANZAC Day observed
Mon 03 May - Start of Term 2
Tues 04 May - Footnote Dance Workshop
Wed 05 May - Defence Force Liaison visit
Thurs 06 May - Massey University Liaison visit
Mon 3 May - Term 2 begins

Contents

The Year 9 DTM class - a new way of learning and thinking

by DTM

This year we have begun a Year 9 course that approaches learning in quite a different way. The 9DTM class aims for students to experience learning in all their core and chosen subjects, and to also experience learning using the Design Thinking Framework focusing on future focused skills and learning to learn.

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Tara Kanji, Tumuaki / Principal

Principal's Pānui

by Principal

Kia ora TGC whānau, parents and caregivers

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Sofi Blythe

Featured Artist

by Art

'Still Life' by Sofi Blythe

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NISS Athletics Results

by Sports

Following a very successful day at the Waikato Bay of Plenty Athletics championships, five athletes from Tauranga Girls' College were selected to represent Waikato/BOP at the North Island Secondary Schools Athletics championships at Porritt Stadium, Hamilton on 10-11 April.

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Tauranga Girls' College staff Daya Louis (left), Anne Cooke and Jane Finnimore.

ALUMNAE SPOTLIGHT - Staff Alumni

by Cira Oliver, BOP Times

Learn about Tauranga Girls' College alumnae and their accomplishments beyond our school gate. This edition we profile 3 staff members who have circled back to Tauranga Girls' College. Please send any potential recommendations to news@tgc.school.nz

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Ken Ward, Reg Blake, Henk Popping, Vianney Douglas, Toni Heke-Ririnui and Arohanoa Mathews are part of the Te Tai Whanake ki Tauranga Moana Kaitiaki Group.

Tauranga Moana iwi setting 'new benchmark' with te ao Māori curriculum collaboration

by Zizi Sparks, BOP Times

Te Tai Whanake ki Tauranga Moana, will be a first for New Zealand, bringing all Tauranga Moana Iwi and schools together in a unique and enduring way. Tauranga Girls' College is excited to be part of this journey.

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RYPEN Weekend Camp

by Coco Williams and Mia Corney

We both think the RYPEN camp was a challenging, fun and social learning experience that we would recommend to any upcoming Year 10 students.

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School Uniform

Tauranga Girls’ College Uniform Expectations for Parents

by TGC Uniform

As a kura we value your support and the important role you play in the learning and education of your daughter. At our kura we value manaakitanga, mana motuhake and mahi tahi, respect, pride and participation. As we work together to empower your daughter for her future, we look to you for support where these values are concerned.

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Using 'The Bard' for Creativity, Collaboration and Critical Thinking

by Performing Arts

SPOTLIGHT ON THE PERFORMING ARTS: In the Arts curriculum, flexible student-centred learning embraces the four Cs of 21st Century Learning (collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking). This enables our students opportunities to explore, challenge and innovate so they may thrive now and move forward with confidence.

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Ngā wānanga whakaōhia

Te Tai Whakanake ki Tauranga Moana project

by TGC

Ngāti Ranginui Education Sector are holding focalised hapū 'Think Tank' workshops over the upcoming school holidays

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Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Graduation

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Awards

by Achievements

On Thursday 8 April, participants of the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze in 2020 were awarded with their certificates and badges.

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TGC and TBC Big Band

Jazz Festival

by Music

Easter week was a busy one for the school's jazz muso's. A two-day tour of local schools was followed by the annual National Jazz Festival and two combined TGC and TBC jazz bands joined the best of the country's College Big Bands in the largest ever Youth Jazz Competition.

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Communicating with TGC

Like us, follow us, or find us

by TGC

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GirlBoss

GirlBoss New Zealand Edge

by TGC

❤ Are you a Future Nurse, Doctor, Psychologist or Healthcare Hero!? 👩‍⚕️

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Week 8 was Summer Tournament week

by Lucy Backus

Week 8 had a lot of students competing in variety of sports. Our girls represented the school proudly and got some great results, winning medals and trophies.

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English Department

English Department Presents …

by English Department

Term One at TGC has been full for students in the English Department.

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Top School's Event

by TGC

Tauranga Girls’ College students volunteered to help at Gate Pā Primary at the Top Schools event.

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BOP Swimming Competition

by Swimming

A team of 13 students represented Tauranga Girls' College at the BOP swimming competition on Tuesday 30 March.

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Open Water Swimming Championships

by Sport

On Saturday 3 April TGC students competed in the Aquaknights Zonal Secondary School Open Water Swimming Championships at Mount Maunganui.

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Whakapiki Ake

by Careers

Year 10 Te Whe Health Science Exploration Day On 30 March seven of our Year 10 wāhine attended the Whakapiki Ake Te Whe development day run on behalf of the University of Auckland’s Medical and Health Science department.

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MITO Industry Tour

Future Pathways

by Careers

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I Dance Studios proudly presents Our Pinocchio

by Community Notices

Tauranga Girls' College is fortunate that I Dance Studios gives our our NCEA Level 2 and 3 students a real authentic learning space as an alternative to ours.

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Anzac

ANZAC Day Services

by Community

Attached is a poster detailing all the services being held this year to honour and remember the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli and other conflicts.

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Tauranga Aero Club

by Careers

Tauranga Aero Club is offering a Gateway Course during Term 2, 3 and 4. It is an eight week course, so the students have a week free at the beginning and end of the term.

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