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Tuesday 19th August

posted 18 Aug 2014, 20:42 by Teora Jennings
Sport Notice
GIRLS RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM have their first practice on Tuesday afterschool. 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 afterschool
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.

Christian Group
All In - schools Christian Group - meets in AT6 at lunch time Thursday. Great to see you there. Hezie Tomai from The Rock speaking this week . For more info see Mr Logan or Mr Carew

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.

B.O.T. Student Representative Election 
Student Representative Election for Board of Trustees 2014. Nominations are invited for the election of one student representative to the Board of Trustees. Nomination forms can be obtained from the School Office or Student Centre. Nominations close at 12 noon on Thursday 28 August 2014

Year 11 Girls 
Year 11 girls LAR to the library Wednesday 20th August. Thank you CL/NP

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.

ALL NZQA FEES SHOULD BE PAID. LAST DAY IS TODAY WEDNESDAY 20TH AUGUST. 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. 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.