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Online safety- Key messages for young people
by Todd Malcolm - Thursday, 22 November 2018, 6:12 PM
 

Five steps for keeping yourself safe online:

    Keep it private:

Keep your profile and online friends private and to be careful who you share personal information and photos/videos with.

    Keep it friendly:

Think about the potential outcomes for yourself and others for every video uploaded, comment posted, photo shared and email and text you send. Make sure you know what to do when or if you encounter cyber-bullying and who to report it to – a parent, teacher, or Netsafe can help children, young people and families.

    Keep it online:

Make sure you only ever meet online friends for the first time in the company of a trusted adult.  But there are somethings that we need to keep offline such as conflicts, comments that are hurtful or harmful, photos or videos that are not appropriate or are not ours to share, and types of personal information such as ...

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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.

CLICK HERE FOR QUESTIONNAIRE


Thanks 

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

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WaiukuKACoLStudent

Thanks 


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

Hello,

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
ROYALSOCIETY.ORG.NZ



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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

www.nxtstep.co.nz                        

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

Have a look.