Monday, June 26, 2017

West Melton kids muddy run

West Melton School finished as one of the top teams in the 2017 UC Education Mud Run on Sunday. The school’s team, the D*O*T*S, made...

Selwyn House pupils rank top in the world

Selwyn House pupils have won bragging rights and two rather large trophies in an international problem solving competition.

Medbury raising money for Syria

Pupils from Medbury School collectively walked the length of New Zealand to raise money for Syria.

Students operate business for charity

Pop for Hope is a new student-run business raising money for Starship.

Haeata six months on: Bob Marley, big box classrooms

A poster-child for big-box classrooms, Haeata Community College opened its doors six months ago. It's not been without its critics, but principal Andy Kai Fong says it'll take time to educate the community about what they're trying to achieve.

Fans high-five their heroes

St Margaret's College netballer Caitlynne Hill got to meet her favourite Mainland Tactix players on Wednesday night.

Rolleston School emerging leaders

Rolleston School has chosen 12 pupils to take on new leadership roles.

Bike programme funded by board

The Bikes in Schools Programme is one step closer to being run from a Bishopdale school.

Students to replant after Port Hills fire

Hornby High School and Russley School are among those to reap the benefits of a $15,000 donation.

Jump Jam kids get fundraising

Lincoln Primary School is aiming to get three of its top teams to this year's national Jump Jam competition in Auckland.

Pupils hunt down clues

From celebrating the importance of trees to winning an inter-school science and technology challenge - it has been a busy time at West Melton School.

Watch: Bat boats, battleships and a mini America’s Cup

Boats of all shapes and sizes built from recycled materials hit the Avon river recently, as pupils St Patrick's Catholic Primary School raced in support of the America's Cup.

Rangi preschoolers get on their trikes

Rangi Ruru Pre-school children clocked up an impressive 946 laps of a school track during their recent trike-a-thon.

Principal to retire

St Margaret's College executive principal Gillian Simpson has announced she will retire from her role.

Watch: Haka helps students brave their midwinter swim

The students performed a haka before taking the plunge into the cold New Brighton surf.

Diamond Harbour School has talent

Pupils from a variety of year groups competed in the talent competition with a mix of performances.

Pupils land Sound of Music roles

Cathedral Grammar School pupils have been picked out of 200 hopefuls from around the country to perform in a nationwide tour of The Sound of Music.

Schools’ multi-million dollar boost

Two schools in Selwyn with bursting school rolls will benefit from a multi-million Government injection.

Award for Rangi music director

The Director of Music at Rangi Ruru, Janet Kingsbury, has received an award for her outstanding contribution to music.

History lesson for Fendalton pupils

This week Fendalton Open-Air School year 1, 2 and 3 pupils visited the Canterbury Museum to find out about the early settlers.