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Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week 2015
by Todd Malcolm - Friday, 24 July 2015, 1:55 PM

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week 2015

In 2015 Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori will take place from 27 Hōngongoi to 2 Here-turi-kōkā (27 July to 2 August). The theme will be -

Whangaihia te reo Māori ki ngā Mātua - Nurture the language in Parents so that it may grow

2015 is the 40th anniversary of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori.

It acknowledges and celebrates the Māori language as a unique cultural treasure for all New Zealanders.

More Te Reo Māori resources

Māori Language Week - Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

The homepage of Māori Language Week.

Māori Language Week - Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

A history of Māori Language Week - Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

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Moodle Media Gallery
by Leonie Cook - Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:19 PM

Photos from Cultural Week and Thames Sports Exchange have now been placed in the Moodle Media Gallery. 

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Tearaway; The voice of NZ Youth
by Todd Malcolm - Monday, 29 June 2015, 11:16 AM

Welcome to Tearaway Magazine, New Zealand's longest running and widely respected youth medium! You can read the magazine and find out about relevant topics and hear the opinions of your peers or, even  better, you can become a part of the voice of New Zealand's youth! How do you do this? Open the attached page for full details on how to become a reader and/or a contributor to Tearaway Magazine.

Alternatively, ask your English teacher about how to be involved today.

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MS Office 365 and ETV streaming for free
by Todd Malcolm - Thursday, 25 June 2015, 2:47 PM

ETV media video streaming

As of last week all Y9-13 students have access to ETV content (not any R18 content e.g. Game of thrones)

You will not be able to request or book programmes for our online library.

You access ETV through your school email account: where ETV have sent you a password to connect.

Students can access their outlook school email account via Moodle/student services/outlook email.

Microsoft office 365 free

You are also welcome/ entitled to activate a Microsoft 365 account ( free online word/PP/excel ) if you wish by going through Moodle/ student services/ 365 and downloading it. ( this download is best done at home or after school ) 

Any questions? please visit your student IT help desk in the IHUB 

( 1st office on the right through main doors )

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Well Being Apps for students
by Todd Malcolm - Thursday, 18 June 2015, 2:18 PM

Here are a couple apps that students and family can use to help with well being and managing stress.

Smiling Mind (free)

Smiling Mind is modern meditation for young people. It is a unique web and App-based program, designed to help bring balance to young lives.

Headspace (introduction course free)

Headspace is a gym membership for the mind. A course of guided meditation, delivered via an app or online.

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Staff House competition close
by Todd Malcolm - Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 11:48 AM

Check out the Staff Competition graph!  It is getting tight, (points have been awarded and updated from Staff Relay race, Chess Comp, and Colour Run) 

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Pavement Art
by Leonie Cook - Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 4:36 PM

Congratulations to Alex, North, Emma and Claire who won 1st place in the Pavement Art Competition. House Results later in the week.Pavement art 2015 Winner

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Cultural Week Wednesday Lunchtime
by Leonie Cook - Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 4:14 PM

Stage Challenge performance in the hall at lunchtime. The team will be competing next week so come along and support them. Followed by a special guest performance.

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Cultural Week Colour Run
by Leonie Cook - Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 4:12 PM

The teacher's emerging from the colour cloud. well done to everyone who participated and the Services Academy for a great event.

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Inter House Chess Competition
by Leonie Cook - Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 4:31 PM

Congratulations to Callum Urlich (Matai) who is the 2015 Chess Champion, after a tense game against Adam Good (Totara)Chess Final 2015.