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Monday 18th August

posted 17 Aug 2014, 20:38 by Teora Jennings   [ updated 17 Aug 2014, 20:54 ]
Sport Notice
GIRLS RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM have their first practice on Tuesday after school. All girls interested in playing rugby league are invited to attend
JUNIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TRIALS -This is for all junior girls intending on playing volleyball in term 4. Trials will be held Monday after school
Team captains are to return sports gear including badminton rackets; shuttles; netballs, bibs & bags to the sports office this week
YR 13 Rugby players are invited to a meeting with Mila Poutoa, Hutt Old Boys next Friday 22nd at lunchtime in the small gym. 
Lost Property - A school jersey with the name Paige Foster was left in the hall on multicultural day. A pair of sz 7 Grizzley black shoes were in the girls changing rooms of Friday. If you find these items, please return to the sports office.

Defensive Driving Course
Triple A Driving School is holding a Street Talk Defensive Driving Course starting Monday 25th which you can do on any licence to improve your driving skills, as well as a time reduction on your restricted licence. The theory nights are held at our office (40 Bouverie Street, Petone), Monday and Wednesday evenings. They go from 7pm-9pm, for 2 weeks and then there is a one hour practical session held once these 4 evenings are complete. The total cost of the course is $185. To book on-line go to or call us on 04 478 9876

Toi Whakaari
Applications for Toi Whakaari acting programme close August 22nd. They have an open day on 29th August from 9:30am-4:30pm. See Mr Boyes for more details.

English Essay Writing Workshops
The English Dept is running special essay writing workshops for any student sitting external exams. The workshops will run during lunchtimes on a Wednesday and Thursday from this week (20th August) up until the practice exams. We're offering separate workshops for Year 11, 12 and 13. Year 11 Thursday in R11, Year 12 Wednesday in R12 and Year 13 Wednesday in R9. This is a great opportunity to strengthen your essay writing skills. See you there.

NZQA Fees Last Day Wednesday 20th August
Now due for payment. The fees for 2014 are $76.70 per student. If you qualify for and complete a financial assistance form this lowers the fee to $20 per student or $30 for a family. The final day for payment of these fees is Wednesday August 20. If you do not pay your fees you do not receive your credits. Please pay at the main office ASAP see your LAR teacher, the main office or Mr Fuller for a financial assistance form please do this during interval and lunchtimes.

Victoria & Massey Open Days 
Victoria and Massey Universities and Weltec Wgtn [degrees only] have their Open Days on Friday 29 Aug. We have a free bus going to Victoria at 8.45am. From there you will be able to catch another free bus to Massey. The trip is open to students studying courses that will give them University Entrance. Please come to the Careers Office to get a permission slip.