Saturday, August 19, 2017

NASA pilots land at Rolleston College

Two pilots operating the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy plane have made a special visit to Rolleston College.

Checkmate for Burnside teams 19 years in making

The last time Burnside High School had its name etched on the chess championship trophy was 19 years ago.

Students help those sleeping rough

After spending a night with the city’s homeless, students have put together packs to help them out.

Problem-solvers go to South Korea

Two pupils won’t be advising Donald Trump or Kim Jong Un on how to diffuse the tense situation, but they will be representing New Zealand at the e-ICON World Contest in Busan, South Korea.

Cashmere High to play St Andrew’s in semis

Cashmere High will take on St Andrew's College in the semi finals of the Connetics First XI football competition.

School children to help out with Port Saddle planting

Lyttelton's hills will soon be alive with the sound of spade-wielding school children, helping with the restoration of Port Saddle land above the township.

Pupils’ achieving science success

Pupils are excelling in science and technology in a bid to ready them for the future.

Decision looms for Redcliffs School land swap hearing

A hearing panel charged with making a recommendation whether Redcliffs School should be put in a suburban park is likely to make its decision tomorrow.

The brainiest school in the country

This school can safely lay claim to have the brainiest team of students in the country.

Pupils recognised for hard work

The hard work of these youngsters has earned them top awards.

Winning words dominate speech competition

Students have found their voice at the 2017 Christchurch Speech and Drama Comeptitions.

St Bede’s an outside chance at making playoffs

St Bede's could make a late bid for a playoff spot if the beat Middleton Grange and other results go their way.

Chocolate ditched in school fundraisers

Chocolate bars have been dropped for selling reusable produce bags as a new way of fundraising by a school.

Christchurch bands to rock it out in final

Bands from two Christchurch schools have made the national final of Smokefreerockquest.

Performance celebrates stage and screen

More than 300 people attended a concert celebrating the screen and stage.

Watch: Avonside Girls’ High learn about whāriki mats along the Avon...

Avonside Girls' High School recently took the opportunity to learn about the whāriki mats of welcome along the Avon River. Students created their own artworks to express their school story.

Dancing to the top

Julie Hawke is one proud teacher after her dance school dominated at the New Zealand Highland and National Dancing Championships.

Local mall gives back to schools

The Palms Shopping Centre is giving back to some deserving schools.

New principal’s warm welcoming

Belfast School has welcomed its new principal with a special mihi whakatau,

Students make national brass band

Two north-west high school students have earned spots in this year's National Secondary Schools' Brass Band.