2018 underwater hockey

Underwater Hockey

2018

2018 cross country

Cross Country

2018

2018 Swimming

Swimming

2018

2018 athletics day

Athletics Day

2018

2018 year 9 camp

Year 9 Camp

2018

2018 Gala Concert

Gala Concert

2018

2017 Seussical

Seussical

2017

2017 senior prizegiving

Senior Prizegiving

2017

Principal's Welcome 

Friday, 14th September 2018

Kia ora tātou.  Ngā mihi nui.

Winter Tournament

Thank you to the parents, volunteers and staff who gave up their time to support our students over tournament week. Your contribution to our students made it possible for the teams to compete in their tournaments, and is greatly appreciated. 

I was proud to visit our teams competing in national tournaments around the North Island last week. I was impressed with two things – the focussed and positive team cultures, and the support of parents and volunteers. 

Over the last two years, the college has done a lot of work around the values and goals of our sports teams. We have introduced the TLC (Teamwork, Leadership, Character) programme led by Dr Ralph Pimms, a sports expert from USA and Sports Auckland. The evidence behind this programme is that it leads to increased participation, healthier and more well-rounded individuals, and ultimately improved results on the field, court, etc. 

Last week I saw this in action. Our students played well as teams and showed determination to succeed on the field. I enjoyed seeing our young men and women compete so well and so positively. 

The final results of our teams are as follows: 

Boys Hockey Woolaston Cup

3rd Place (5 wins, 1 loss)

Girls Hockey Mary Clinton Cup

12th Place (1 win, 2 draws, 3 losses)

Boys Football Trident Trophy

6th Place (4 wins, 1 draw, 3 losses)

Girls Football Maurice Hulme Tournament

9th Place (6 wins, 2 losses)

Netball UNISS

17th Place (8 wins, 2 losses)

Underwater Hockey

-          Senior Open Team

-          Junior Girls Team

-          Junior Open Team

 

2nd Place

4th Place

8th Place

For Underwater Hockey, William Heaps was named ‘Male Player of the Tournament’. In addition, William Heaps, Alexander Duff and Jackson Godfrey were also named in the Senior Open Tournament team (selected from over 100 players), and Mackenzie Godfrey was named in the Junior Girls Tournament Team.

Fun Run

The annual Parents’ Association Fun Run is next Saturday, 23 September 2018. Come along and walk/run 5km or 10km. I look forward to seeing you there.

 

Richard Dykes

Principal

 

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