Friday, January 19, 2018

Watch: High school plans to build $7.2m multicultural hub

A Christchurch high school has 56 different ethnic groups represented on its roll. Now it has plans to open a multicultural centre that will be open 24/7.

Rolleston College’s top students recognised

Rolleston College has celebrated its first school prize giving.

Funding supports promising Selwyn students

Six year 13 students across Selwyn have received the 2017 Selwyn District Council Tertiary Scholarship Award.

Social work student gets international trip for young leaders conference

“Within New Zealand, and globally, even beginning to comprehend the magnitude of the social injustices taking place can be overwhelming."

Low decile school targeted by vandals

Vandals have damaged a new, $20,000 roof at an eastern suburbs school.

Encouraging girl power for Big Band

The All Girl Big Band set out to inspire the younger female students from St Andrew’s College to pick up brass or wind instruments. The...

Villa Maria gets Pope Francis’ blessing

Villa Maria College received a surprise message from afar – a blessing from Pope Francis.

All rounder awarded dux at Rangi

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School came together to celebrate top achieving students at its end-of-year prize-giving. Marisol Hunter was named dux, while Isabella Gregory was announced as...

Good-bye Principal Bockett

South New Brighton School's principal John Bockett will retire after 10 years at the helm.

Hornby High students’ app to help alzheimer’s sufferers wins big

Three Hornby High School students have won a national application building competition.

Young Kaleb’s quick thinking helps his grandfather

When his grandfather collapsed in the grounds of Belfast School, Kaleb O’Callahan knew just what to do.

Fire at school could have been disastrous

A small electrical fire at Lincoln Primary School could have been disastrous if it had happened during the night.

Young cops in the making take on police fitness test

Four Marshland School pupils are on their way to being as fit as a police officer.

St Bernadette’s School market day success

Pupils from St Bernadette's School sold handmade and secondhand goods at their market day last Thursday.

Evolocity designs steer students to success

Chanelle Quata found herself behind the steering wheel of an electric vehicle during the weekend's national Evolocity competition final.

Top maths award for student

Redcliffs resident Oliver Odlin has topped the country in a national mathematics examination.

Watch: Bet your teachers don’t dance like this

It is that heady time of year for teachers where school is nearly out and they can begin to cut loose.

Retirement beckons for kindergarten teacher

Head teacher at Mt Pleasant Kindergarten Angie Dally has made the tough decision to retire at the end of this year, after 26 years of service.

Darfield student selected for youth advisory group

Darfield High School student Kate Morris is one of 12 students from around the country selected to take part in a Ministerial Youth Advisory Group.

Watch: Extended coverage of Primary Sport Canterbury’s triathlon at Pegasus Town

Over 600 pupils from 74 schools in Canterbury competed in Primary Sport Canterbury's Triathlon held at Pegasus Town. The annual events always attracts large numbers of entries, and this year was no exception.