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Thursday 3 June 2021

Mon 21 May-Fri 04 June: Pasifika Week
Thurs 03-Mon 07 June: National Shakespeare Festival
Thurs 03-Fri 04 June: L1/L2 DTS Python Bootcamp
Fri 04-Sat 05 June: Duke of Edinburgh hike
Fri 04 June: Pasifika Language week; L1/L2 DTS Python Boot; RYDA Event Y12
Sat 05-Sun 06 June: Noho Te Tauranga o Nga
Mon 07 June: Queen's Birthday
Tues 08 June: Service/Workday (SCHOOL CLOSED)
Wed 09 June: Waikato/BOP Cross Country
Thurs 10 June: TGC Showcase
Fri 11 June: Vocational Pathways Event - Yr 11
Sat 12-Sun 13 June: Noho Te Tauranga o Nga; Tauranga Dance Inc
Mon 14-Fri 18 June: Ki-o-rahi Week
Tues 15 June: Te Ara Ako Zoom Conversations
Thurs 17 June: Te Ara Ako Face to Face Conversations; Big Sing Regional Competition


Year 10 Team 'The Weapons of Math Destruction'

EPro8 Challenge

by Digital Technology

On Tuesday 25 May Tauranga Girls’ College entered three teams of Year 9 and 10 students in the EPro8 Engineering Challenge heats, held at Tauranga Boys’ College.

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Acting Principal's Pānui

by Acting Principal

Tēnā koutou TGC whānau, parents, caregivers and community.

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Te Ara Ako

Te Ara Ako/Parent Teacher Interviews

by TGC

This is a great opportunity to connect with subject teachers regarding your young person’s progress. We are offering two ways for you to connect, either via zoom or through face to face conversations.

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Tauranga Girls’ College Year 13 Ball

by TGC

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Year 12-13 Film & Media Production Class

Film and Media Production - Censor for a Day Workshop

by Ella Patterson, 12FMP

Our combined Year 12-13 Film & Media Production class were invited to attend the Censor for a Day workshop held by the NZ Classifications Office at Event Cinema.

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Pukehinahina in the Park

by Scout Atkins and Annabel Robinson, Year 13 Students

On 19 May, a group of Year 1 students from Gate Pā Primary School spent a fun-filled afternoon crafting and learning, in an event held by the Arts and International Committees called Pukehinahina in the Park. Our girls came up with this event as a new take on the traditional TGC event 'The Teddy Bear’s Picnic', with the goal of being more diverse and inclusive.

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Kāhui Ako - Learning Support Delivery Model

Learning Support Delivery Model

by Kāhui Ako

This protocol outlines what a group needs to discuss, agree and record to safely pull together information about children and young people’s learning support needs.

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Blood Supermoon, Year 9 Science by Franzene Awini

Blood Supermoon, Year 9 Science

by Year 9 Science Class

In our Year 9 Science class, we learned about lunar phases and lunar eclipse. On 26 May, we used cameras to record the blood supermoon.

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Pasifika Program

by Pasifika Program

The Pasifika program is off to a great start this year with the continuation of the Homo Haia homework club and Rising Hibiscus early morning program. There has been a great turn out for each of these weekly events, with a good mix of students from both Tauranga Girls’ College and Tauranga Boys’ College.

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Joel Shadbolt with Year 9 and 10 Music Students

Musicianship Workshop

by Music

Musicianship students were treated to an inspiring workshop with Joel Shadbolt from one of our top NZ bands, LAB. Joel calls the Bay of Plenty home and enjoys working with and encouraging students.

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Hip Hop Troupe

Learning to be part of something bigger than yourself

by Caroline Gill, Dance teacher

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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Senior TGC Tennis Championship

by Tennis

On Tuesday 11 May, we finally got to play our TGC Senior tennis championship.

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iSPORT Youth Leadership Day

by TGC

On Friday 28 May 16 young athletes from Tauranga Girls’ College proudly represented the kura at the iSPORT ‘Connecting to Character’ Youth Leadership Day.

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Students attending the Auckland Weiters FestivalTrip

The Auckland Writers Festival of 2021

by Kell Crowther, Year 11

On 13 May, a group of 40 students accompanied by teachers, Carina Rumney and Laura McIntosh, and librarian Rosemary Middleton, travelled to the Auckland Writers Festival. Here is Year 11 student, Kell Crother’s account of the day.

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Aquatics Class

Aquatics Dive Course

by Physical Education

The 2021 Aquatics class have recently been involved in working towards their PADI Open Water Dive Certification.

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Alana Burling

Featured Artist

by Art

Alana Burling, Year 9

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TGC Blue

Junior Badminton

by Badminton

On Friday 21 May the four TGC Junior Competitive Badminton Teams competed in the Western Bay of Plenty Championships.

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Allegro plays Rockquest

by Music

Junior Band 'Ällegro' had their debut performance at the recent Rockquest.

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9DTM Cross-Curricular Learning Class

by 9DTM

Each Tuesday the 9DTM class time is dedicated to investigating issues, awareness and solutions around real world problems.

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Daiana Tukana

Everybody Eats

by Careers

If you haven't heard of this initiative already, make your next social catch up at 'Everybody Eats'.

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Ella-Rose McOnie

Mid Island Trampoline and Tumbling Championships

by TGC

Ella Rose McOnie competed in the championships and placed 2nd in the age 15-16 women’s trampoline and has qualified for the Nationals in July in both trampoline and Double-Mini. Congratulations Ella Rose, great result.

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Contemporary Troupe

Dance troupes hit the stage!

by Dance

Our three Dance troupes took to the stage for the first competition of the year on 15 May holding their own against strong studio dance troupes.

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Sunny Davis

NZSS Rhythmic Gymnastics

by Gymnastics

Congratulations to the following five students who represented Tauranga Girls’ College at the Rhythmic Gymnastics competition in Auckland on 30 May: Ashley York, Sunny Davis, Brooke Watkins, Kyra O'Dwyer and Nina Chernova.

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Sports Exchange with Napier Girls' High School

by Sport

11 teams headed to Taupo to take on Napier Girls' High School (NGHS) on Thursday 20 May.

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Manawahe Multisport event

by Sport

A fun day but tiring day out for eight of our students at the Manawahe Multisport event.

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Dance Showcase 2021

TGC Dance Showcase

by Dance

Join us on Thursday 10 June from 6:00pm in the old gym to celebrate an evening of Dance!

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Rock Climbers

Bay of Plenty Rock Climbing Championships

by Sport

On Friday 28 May we had eight girls competing in this competition.

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Gymnastics success

by Sport

Ariana Braid, Year 10, Kendall Robson, Year 9, Pippa Cronin, Year 9 and Pippa Montgomerie,Year 9 competed in the New Zealand Secondary Schools Artistic Gymnastic Competition during May.

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Bay of Plenty Cross Country Championships

by Sport

On Monday 17 May TGC athletes competed at the BOP Cross Country Champs held at Waipuna Park.

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Taylor Devonport takes on Tauranga Libraries

by Tarifa Laban

Tauranga Girls’ College Alumni Taylor Devonport (2016-2020) is pursuing her dream of becoming a librarian. Having realised her passion for literature from a young age, Taylor spent her time at Tauranga Girls’ College working as a student librarian in preparation to study for her dream job.

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