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by Todd Malcolm - Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 2:28 PM


Thursday  4th February

In Waiuku College Hall

5pm - 7pm

Sign up for:

Tennis, Equestrian, Netball, Hockey, Orienteering

Clay bird Shooting, Rugby, Football , Multi Sports.

Basketball and Cricket .


Sport fees can be paid on the night:

Cash, Cheque and Eft pos accepted.

Any queries phone

Judith Coe

Sports Co-ordinator

09 2358139  xtn 248


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2016 Start of year dates – Waiuku College
by Todd Malcolm - Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 4:06 PM

2016 Start of year dates - Waiuku College

18th Jan

School Office open

27th Jan

Peer support training

28th Jan

Teacher only day

29th Jan

Teacher only day

Monday 1st Feb

Auckland anniversary day

Tuesday 2nd feb

Year 9 and Y13 at school 8.45am start

Wednesday 3rd Feb

All year levels in school

 8.45am start

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BYOD device specifications for 2016
by Todd Malcolm - Friday, 11 December 2015, 12:11 PM

BYOD 2016 device specs

Y9 and Y10

We are a Microsoft School - Students are required to have a device that is/has:

*NOT Android or Chromebook

*Windows 8/10 or OS Mac

*(Microsoft Office 365 will be available free for college students to download)

*Has a tough outer shell (especially for boys!) and a good protective case/bag

*Keyboard attached

*Minimum 11inch screen

*Has at least 6-8 hours battery life

*4GB of Ram minimum

*Internal Hard drive greater than 80GB

*Touch screen and stylus an optional extra

Do not activate your new device online with an email address.. skip that step when you first get device.

We will assist students to download the following software

anti virus software at start of year

Malware Bytes to scan for Spyware ( free )

Microsoft Office 365 and full office package for their device ( free )


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Junior Prizegiving 2015
by Todd Malcolm - Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 3:16 PM

Dear Parents\Caregivers

Junior Prizegiving 2015  

Thursday 10th  december

End of School for Year 9 & 10 Students

Junior Prizegiving is being held on Thursday 3 December at 11.45am.  

Students are allowed to leave at the end of the prizegiving, but school buses will be running at normal times. 

Parents and family\whanau of junior students who are receiving awards are welcome to attend.

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Senior Clearance day Monday 7th December
by Todd Malcolm - Friday, 6 November 2015, 9:31 AM

Clearance day for seniors has been moved 

to the Monday 7th December

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Junior exam Timetable wed 4th Nov- Fridy 6th Nov
by Todd Malcolm - Friday, 30 October 2015, 4:16 PM

Please download the new timetable below. Updated 301015 at 4.15pm.

The Japanese Y10 exam has been moved.

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Senior Prizegiving - Tuesday 3 November
by Todd Malcolm - Friday, 30 October 2015, 9:46 AM

Dear Parents\Caregivers

Senior Prizegiving - Tuesday 3 November

Half Day for Year 9 & 10 Students

Senior Prizegiving is being held on Tuesday 3 November at 1.30pm.  Therefore, Year 9 & 10 students will be released from school early at 12.15pm to allow all staff to be involved in this special occasion.

School buses will be running at normal times and the Library will be kept open for students who wish to remain at school.

Parents and family\whanau of senior students who are receiving awards are welcome to attend.

Mark Nickless

Acting Principal

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Specialist Classroom teacher Newsletter Oct 2015
by Todd Malcolm - Monday, 12 October 2015, 3:17 PM

Lots of interesting stuff in this month's edition

Regards J Gordon (SCT)

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Study and exams... The key to success
by Todd Malcolm - Monday, 21 September 2015, 11:59 AM

Exams are coming..... here are 11 great tips for you.

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Bullying and Social Media
by Todd Malcolm - Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 1:18 PM


Principal's Message

I spoke recently with the editor of our local paper who was doing a feature article about bullying among young people and in particular the use of phones, texting and social media as bullying tools. It was an interesting conversation reflecting both the feedback and community contact he has had, along with the experiences that we have as a college in dealing with the same issues that impact on our students at school. We both agreed that the use of technology by our young people has happened so rapidly that many of our parents are unaware of, and struggling to keep up with, the on line communication that our teenagers are involved in.

In the past messages were generally delivered face to face or in written form and by necessity were given due consideration as to their impact. Nowadays however a text or facebook posting can be delivered in a ...

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