R7 (Thu 18 Oct - 1.30)
Hey guys Prayer group this Thursday at lunch, come down and hang with us and get spiritual :)
Canoe Polo Term Four
D1 (Fri 19 Oct - beginning interval)
Games start this Wednesday. To ensure that you play please see Mr Henson in D1 beginning interval Friday 19 Oct.
Puketeraki (Fri 19 Oct - INTERVAL)
Could all those who signed up (or are interested in) DRAGON BOATING please come to a short meeting at INTERVAL this Friday in Puketeraki. Thanks.
Senior A Boys Basketball 2019
Gym 1 (Fri 14 Sep - 3:30pm)
ATTENTION: All those interested in being members of the Senior A boys basketball team for 2019: - Training scrimmages will be starting September 26th and 27th (Wednesday & Thursday week 10) from 3:30-5pm. These sessions will run every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon from week 10 until the end of the school year. The scrimmages will be high intensity games, focused on preparing all those interested in trialing for the Senior A Basketball squad for 2019. You must be Year 12 THIS year or younger to attend. Please register with Mr Chalmers (PE office) if you wish to attend the scrimmages. #BeReady
TRIALS Senior A Boys Basketball Squad 2019
Gym 1 (Wed 24 Oct - 3:30pm)
ATTENTION: all those boys in year 9 - 12 wishing to trial for the 2019 Senior A Boys Basketball Squad, there are 3 trials starting in week 2 Term 4.
1 - Wednesday October 24th 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
2 - Thursday October 25th 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
3 - Monday October 29th 6:30 a.m. - 8 a.m - ALL trials are in gym 1.
Those interested please sign up at the Sports Office from today, OR see Mr Chalmers in the PE office.
Closing dates at Ara
Christchurch (Wed 17 Oct)
As your senior students will only be in school for another couple of weeks, please remind any of them who are thinking of studying at Ara to apply early to secure their place.
The following programmes have application closing dates coming up this month:
Bachelor of Social Work - 31 October
NZ Certificate in Animal Technology - 30 October
NZ Certificate in Animal Management - 30 October
Gym 2 (Fri 19 Oct - Lunchtime)
Indoor Climbing is back on this Friday lunchtime in Gym 2. Remember a change of gear and some sports or climbing shoes. See you there!
NZ Marine and Composites Apprenticeship
Christchurch (Wed 17 Oct)
NZ Mariner and Composites have two vacancies - NZ Certificate in Power Boat Systems Servicing and Repair (Technician) and NZ Certificate in Alloy Production Boat Building.
If you are interested please see Mrs Tomkies in Gateway Office (side of hall) or email email@example.com
Further information available.
General (Thu 27 Sep)
KiwiRail have indicated that 24/7 trains return to the line adjacent to the school now. They are running during the daytime. Please take extra care around the rail line. EXPECT TRAINS AT ANYTIME.
Year 13 Assembly - Fri 26 Oct
There will be a Year 13 Assembly on Friday 26 October, 8.40am to 9.00am. All Year 13 students must attend. Please be seated by 8.40am.
Year 12 Assembly - Thu 25 Oct
There will be a Year 12 Assembly on Thursday 25 October, 8.40am to 9.00am. All Year 12 students must attend. Please be seated by 8.40am.
Year 11 Assembly - Wed 24 Oct
There will be a Year 11 Assembly on Wednesday 24 October, 8.40am to 9.00am. All Year 11 students must attend. Please be seated by 8.40am.
Gym car park
A reminder to students that the gym centre car park is a staff and visitor car park only. Please do not park in this space.
Year 12 Sport & Rec period 1
Mr Chalmers' year 12 sport & rec class period 1 please meet K5.
School Assembly - 17 Oct to 19 Oct
This week is School Assembly week (and the final assemblies for our Head Students)...
Wed = School Assembly (Lydiard & Ngata) from 8.40am to 9.10am
Thu = School Assembly (Mansfield & Rutherford) from 8.40am to 9.10am
Fri = School Assembly (Hillary & Sheppard) from 8.40am to 9.10am
We change our morning times on WED, THU & FRI for School Assemblies...
Form Time / School Assembly = 8.40am to 9.10am
Period 1 = 9.15am to 10.05am
Period 2 = 10.10am to 11.00am
Interval at 11.00am, rest of day is usual times
Please be seated by 8.40am.
Stage Challenge (NOW SHOWQUEST) 2019
If you are a YEAR 11 or YEAR 12 and wish to be part of the Leadership Team for Showquest 2019 (new name for Stage Challenge)
Please come to a meeting in T7 at lunch on Tuesday Oct 23rd (this includes those who have submitted an application to MDP already)
We have received many applications and we are still accepting more; especially in the areas of Costuming and Makeup
Note - AT THE MOMENT THIS IS TO BE PART OF THE LEADERSHIP TEAM - we will audition for the cast in 2019
Amberley Pool summer staff wanted
Amberley Swimming Pool Supervisor and Staff Needed
We are looking for competent, 'pool smart' people able to work a variety of hours on a fixed term part time basis including weekends, over the 2018/2019 summer season. We need a supervisor, learn to swim instructor/s and lifeguards.
The pool is open from 24 November 2018 to 17 March 2019 but training and preparation of the pool will start in early November.
If you have a passion for swimming, a strong customer service ethic, relate well to adults and children, reliable, and have a positive, cheerful, outgoing personality; then we would love to hear from you.
Ideally lifeguards will have experience but full training will be provided if you don’t. The pool supervisor must have experience in overseeing and instructing staff. For all positions, the interview will include a swim competency test.
Applications close Sunday 28 October 2018. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 03 314 0112.
Senior A Girls Basketball Trials
There will be Senior Girls Basketball trials held for the Senior A Girls team on Tuesday 23 and Tuesday 30 October - please sign up at the Sports Office if you are keen to trial
CV writing and getting a job
Any Year 13 or Year 12 student looking for a job and requiring a CV can come to B1 Wednesday 17 or Thursday 18 October at the beginning of lunchtime to find out what to do and make a start.
ARA Senior Taster Day
Remember: This Friday, 19 October is the ARA Senior Taster for
these Year 11 students:
and these Year 13 students:
See Ms McGowan in Te Rapuara/Careers Hub if you have any questions.