Sunday, April 30, 2017

School holiday programme beats boredom

Children in Lincoln, Rolleston, Leeston and Darfield have been making the most of the school holidays.

Rangi student’s life as a diplomat

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School student Georgina Reynolds will participate in this year’s United Nations youth ambassador programme.

Acting awards for Nor’West students

Year 13 St Margaret's College students and St Bede's College students won awards at the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival at Papanui High School as part of the Canterbury Ki Te Raki competition.

Holiday fun

Children on the Russley Rascals holiday programme have been making the most of the school holidays.

Cats in hats and other friends

Year 3 children in Rolleston School's Room 16 dressed as characters from the famous Dr Seuss story 'Cat in the Hat' recently.

Lyttelton pupils get hands on

During 'genius time' Lyttelton School pupils learn new practical life skills of their choice.

Chisnallwood win water polo title

Chissy Flyers are proving to be a force in the pool.

Coasteering thrills on camp

Coasteering was just one of the activities that West Melton School year 5 and 6 pupils took part in during three days at Wainui, Banks Peninsula, on a recent school camp.

School celebrates $8 million redevelopment

Cashmere Primary School is delighted after it celebrated the completion of the first phase of it $8 million redevelopment.

St Margaret’s student breaks record

St Margaret's students left their mark on the South Island Schools Athletics Championships bringing home nine golds, four silvers and six bronze medals as well as breaking a record in javelin.

Cashmere High receives cricket gear donation

The International Fellowship of Cricket Loving Rotarians has donated gear to the captains of the girls and boys teams at Cashmere High.

Speeding cars cause of concern for school

Cars hitting the accelerator when driving past Harewood school is causing huge concern for the safety of its pupils.

Big turnout for childhood centre opening

More than 200 people attended the opening for the Barnardos Kidstart Hornby Pasifika Early Learning Centre last week.

Northcote kindergarten gets healthy award

For the ninth year in a row Kidsfirst Northcote has been recognised with a Heart Foundation award.

School frustrated with MoE delays announces new home

The school says it can no longer wait for the Ministry of Education to make the official announcement, after lengthy frustrating waits.

Shared school site a national first

Waitaha School is building its new base on the Lemonwood Grove School grounds, with the first sod having been turned on Friday. It's current Templeton site is no longer fit for purpose.

Kindy wins healthy eating award

Kidsfirst Templeton has scooped the overall South Island award in the Heart Foundation awards for a 'Heart Day' event it held in February.

Making movies accessible for kids

Children with sensory disorders like autism will have a chance to experience the magic of the cinema.

Traditional dictionaries still appreciated

Ferrymead Rotary Club member Barbara Crooks talks about how important hard-copy dictionaries in schools are and value they have compared to their online counter-part.

Making bowling fun for kids

A Lincoln Bowling Club programme to get more children involved with bowls has been touted as a success after its first season.