Monday, November 20, 2017

NZ’s best speller goes back to where it all began

The country’s top speller headed back to her former classroom to let Selwyn House pupils in on her secret to success.

New headmaster for Medbury

Medbury School in Christchurch, a leading private preparatory school for the education of boys, has appointed a new Headmaster, Mr Ian Macpherson.

School student pushes for shuttle for ferry

A school student who uses the Diamond Harbour ferry wants to get a shuttle service running, to make it easier for people to get to and from the terminal.

Cashmere win first high school ultimate frisbee tournament

Cashmere High have won the inaugural South Island secondary school ultimate frisbee championships known as the 'Ultimate Champs".

Top students named at school prize giving

Lincoln High School has celebrated its most talented students.

St Andrew’s volleyballers win title

St Andrew's College girls won their division at the junior volleyball championships during the weekend.

Students natural disaster tech wins

Michael Hann decided he'd skip the Papanui High School senior prize giving on Tuesday.

Cans for good

Pupils from Fendalton Open Air School put their hands in their pantries, bringing cans to school for a good cause.

St Margaret’s hockey star wins top award

St Margaret's student Emily Wium cleaned up at the school's sports awards taking home both sportswoman of the year and outstanding sporting achievement.

Lincoln High student takes part in international competition

A Lincoln High School student is in China to take part in an international competition.

Flying high at school athletics

Sumner School pupils in Years 5 - 8 had a fabulous annual athletics day recently.

Hillmorton High students share their talents

Hillmorton High School students have performed for Somerset at Wigram Retirement Village and Halswell Primary School.

Pupils design school uniform and get the profits

Haeata Community Campus pupils have be given the opportunity to redesign their school uniform.

StarWars themed Jump Jam places at nationals

Pupils from Queenspark School won third place for their StarWars themed performance at the national Jump Jam competition recently.

Pupils meet Kieran Read

Passing a rugby ball won Hoon Hay School pupils the chance to meet All Blacks captain Kieran Read.

Watch: Action from the Canterbury Volleyball Junior Tournament

This weekend, volleyball teams from Canterbury schools are going head to head in the junior tournament. We headed down to catch the action.

Watch: Fancy footwork on display at Primary Schools Summer Tournament

Fancy footwork was on show during Kiwi Tag at the Primary Schools Summer Tournament for Year 7 and 8 pupils at South Hagley Park. The first game is Halswell School vs Cashmere Primary School game, followed by Te Waka Una School playing Rolleston School.

Top high school sporting talent recognised at prizegiving

Hockey, athletics and equestrian event wins are all reasons why Lincoln High School's Lucy Turner was crowned sportsperson of the year at the school awards.

Selwyn House ‘stunning result’ at Jump Jam

Selwyn House year 8 pupil Maggie Craw writes about her experience at the recent Jump Jamp national final.

Watch: Mural fulfills wish for less ‘grey’ in a suburb

His art was some of the first to feature on broken walls in the central city following the earthquakes. Now Richard "Pops" Baker is at it again, this time painting a mural in an alleyway in a bid to turn a suburb less 'grey'.