- Monday 26th October: Labour Day [Public Holiday] — school closed
- Tuesday 27 October: Board meeting, staffroom, 6pm
- Thursday 5th November: Whakanuia Prizegiving, Taraika, 6pm
- Friday 6th November: Last day for most seniors (Year 11-13)
- Monday 9th November: Senior Prizegiving, Riley Centre, 6pm
- Monday 16th November: NCEA Exams begin; access the timetable here.
- Tuesday 17th November: Teacher-Only Day — school closed except for students sitting external exams.
The Senior Ball was on Saturday 17 October and what a night it was! The students looked fantastic and the dance floor was pumping the whole night. Thanks to the ball committee members for putting together such a great event: Molly Henry, Scarlett Stone, Grace Crysell, Aidan Boothby, Shivani Theodorou, Johanna Christ, Emily Rosemergy, and Bodhi Brooke-White. Photo gallery to follow next week.
Whanganui River Trip
Year 13 students Outdoor Education students tackled the Whanganui river over four days last week.
The students have been hard at work this week in their chosen subjects. They have been learning about international coffee production in barista class, fabric prep and measurement in fashion technology and reading and understanding texts in English class.
Congratulations to our wonderful Year 13 student Bella Vo from Vietnam who has been awarded the Victoria International Excellence Scholarship for 2021. Bella receives a total of $20,000 towards her Bachelor of Commerce. As can be seen in the table below, Bella is not the only student who has achieved scholarship success. Congratulations to all our students who have been recognised by VUW.
|First Name||Last Name||Scholarship Awarded|
|Ella||Blakely||Tangiwai School Leaver Scholarship|
|Zoe||Crane||Tangiwai School Leaver Scholarship|
|Grace||Crysell||Tangiwai School Leaver Scholarship|
|Alexander||Gobbi||Tangiwai School Leaver Scholarship|
|River||Hann-Ellen||Tangiwai School Leaver Scholarship|
|Molly||Henry||Tangiwai School Leaver Scholarship|
|Samuel||Power||Tangiwai School Leaver Scholarship|
|Sascha||Vekula||Totoweka School Leaver Scholarship|
|Ngan Thanh||Vo||Tangiwai School Leaver Scholarship|
Eddie Tonks, CBE – obituary
It is with sadness that we learned of the passing alumnus Eddie Tonks, CBE, who died on Sunday aged 86.