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Wednesday bells for PUM 7th November
by Todd Malcolm - Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 3:35 PM

Wednesday bells for PUM 7th November

Pd 1:           8:45   -   9:35

Admin        9:35   -   9:50

Pd 2:           9:50  -   10:40

Interval:    10:40 -   11:10(warning bell at 11:05)

Pd 3           11:10  -  12:00

Juniors go home or study in Library

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PSSP survey
by Todd Malcolm - Monday, 29 October 2018, 12:04 PM

Questionnaire about Waiuku College’s PSSP group, to see what you know about them, and what else they can do you support you at school.



Kelsey Flynn

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House points after Haka comp 2018
by Todd Malcolm - Thursday, 27 September 2018, 9:48 AM

Here is a graph of the updated house points. .....

Haka results are as follows;

1st Rimu - 500pts + Spirit Shield

2nd Kauri - 450pts

3rd = Matai and Totara - 395pts

Only one competition left. Friday week 1 Term 4- Tug-O-War

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Canteen Carnival on today
by Leonie Cook - Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 8:57 AM

Canteen Carnival Day - Wednesday 12th September  - Mufti Day Gold Coin Donation , Bike Bash sign up Tuesday with Mrs Cook, Food Stalls, Friendship Bracelets, on sale at lunchtime. PSSP Activities and our brave students and teachers shaving/cutting their hair. Proceeds to Canteen supporting teenagers living with Cancer.

Mr Ruegg will be doing the Death Nut Challenge first - sponsored by Bedford Homes, and then shave his hair whilst enduring five minutes of pain. 

Canteen Carnival

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MCAT L1 external exam next Tuesday
by Todd Malcolm - Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 8:56 AM

Tuesday (18th September) is the External Level 1 NCEA Algebra assessment.

All 11Masa/e students:

This is the only chance to sit this exam – it is not available at the end of the year.

Meet in the quad outside the hall by 9.25 am.

It is important to be on time as all external NZQA rules apply.

Calculators are not allowed.

Blue and/or black pens to write with are required.

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Student survey to be completed
by Todd Malcolm - Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 8:56 AM

Student Survey:

Could you please fill in the survey



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Youth LGBT Writing Competition
by Todd Malcolm - Friday, 31 August 2018, 9:04 AM


I’m pleased to announce a forthcoming writing competition for LGBT youth and their allies, sponsored by Rainbow Youth. This competition is open to all high school students in New Zealand and encourages submissions around the theme of What Allyship Means to Me.

One winner will be selected and awarded a $500 cash prize as well as the opportunity for their winning essay to be published on the NZ Herald website. Up to two honourable mentions will be selected and awarded prizes as well. More information on the prizes will be forthcoming.

The competition will be judged by Professor Caroline Blyth (University of Auckland), a representative from Rainbow Youth, and NZ Herald education reporter Simon Collins. 

Submissions should be under 2000 words and are due by 30 September at 11:00 pm. Applicants should submit their essays by sending them as a PDF attachment (filename should read “[last name].[first name]”) to lgbtessaycomp@gmail.com. Finalists will be announced by 1 November 2018.

If you have any questions about the competition, please don’t hesitate to direct them to lgbtessaycomp@gmail.com.

Many thanks,

Crystal Sang

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Y12 and 13 Science student opportunity
by Todd Malcolm - Thursday, 30 August 2018, 12:37 PM

Powering Potential is a great opportunity for Year 12 and Year 13 students and each secondary school can nominate up to two students.  

Applications close 5th October 2018

Deborah Woodhall
Projects and Events Coordinator 

Royal Society Te Apārangi

11 Turnbull Street, Thorndon, Wellington 6011
PO Box 598, Wellington 6140, New Zealand

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Career website
by Todd Malcolm - Monday, 27 August 2018, 10:53 AM

This website is related to Academic Counselling and Careers development


The launch page allows students to choose High School and then their year level

Have a look.

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Senior exam information 2018
by Todd Malcolm - Friday, 17 August 2018, 2:26 PM

General Information:

·         All Yr11, 12 and 13 students are on study leave next week (20th – 24th August). Study leave is provided so you can revise for your exams.

·         You should arrive in good time for your exams.

·         All morning exams start at 8:50am, including Tuesday 21st August. All afternoon exams start at 1:00pm

·         Information about where exams are taking place will be put up in the entrance to the main hall.

·         You are welcome to come into school to revise. The library will be open for revision.

·         When in school for exams/revision you must be in uniform. Please don’t come into school to socialise.

·         Please read the sheet setting out the rules and expectations for the practice exams before you come in for your first exam.

·         If you are unable to attend an exam please call the office ...

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