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Help Studying for NCEA
by Lorraine Stafford - Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 12:56 PM
Check out the Studyit website
Studyit is a specially designed one stop site for achieving in NCEA Maths, Science, and English.  The site will:
  • tell you what you need to know for each standard
  • give you access to a forum for each learning area. New Zealand trained teachers are there to answer your questions as well as other students.
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New Items at the Library
by Lorraine Stafford - Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 12:42 PM

Lots of new books and ebooks are ready for you to take home over the long weekend. Here is a look at some of the new titles . If you would like help getting started with ebooks please see Mrs Carroll or Mrs Miles in the library.
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Sports & Cultural Awards
by Libby Schumacher-Knight - Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:09 AM

Tickets sold out

The 2014 Sports & Cultural Awards night will be held at the Beehive Banquet Room on Thursday 23 October. 

Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time to get through security. We would like everyone seated about 5.45pm. 

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2014 Peoples Choice Award
by Lorraine Stafford - Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:09 AM

Check out and vote for Charlotte Tilley's (Year 9) Inspiring Stories Trust video about Maui dolphins.


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Study Skills for NCEA
by Lorraine Stafford - Sunday, 19 October 2014, 3:57 PM

For those of you about to sit NCEA exams, NZQA has released the following video on study skills.
There is also a really good article written by a psychologist: Five Secrets to Revising that Can Improve Your Grades 

And if you would like to buy some flipcards to help you study, the school is selling them for $2.50 each, or 3 for $5. Put your money and details in the dropbox.

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Visual Art Exhibition
by Lorraine Stafford - Sunday, 19 October 2014, 3:56 PM

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The Year 12 Fashion and Textiles Students on a KOHA Team Spirit Project.
by Lorraine Stafford - Thursday, 16 October 2014, 8:19 AM
The Year 12 Fashion and Textiles girls have been working with Massey University students on a KOHA Team spirit project.  Elish Bremer from Massey, created a hood/scarf/pocket garment; Kommute, in response to keeping yourself warm when moving from A - B.
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Secondhand Uniform Sale
by Lorraine Stafford - Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 9:26 AM

Second Hand Uniform Information

Our next sale will be from 3.00 - 5.00pm on Friday 14 November in the Atrium.  Cheque or cash only. We have good stocks of uniform including winter blouses, skirts and blazers at low prices. 

Please note: we no longer accept the old style Moana uniform, currently...

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Host Families Wanted
by Ann Gilbert - Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 8:50 AM

Host Families Wanted for international students coming to WGC in 2015.

We will have some shorter options but most will come for one year or longer.  If you have a spare bedroom and room in your family for one more then I would love to hear from you.

For expressions of interest and further details please call school 472 5743 ext 747 or email

Lynda Ford
Homestay Manager

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Congratulations Ione Johnson
by Lorraine Stafford - Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 8:49 AM



A big thanks to all the team who supported Ione and her Oceania Championships bid this past week.  The  final evening of racing was exciting racing in Adelaide with Ione winning Silver in the final race for Junior women, the Points race.  That’s Ione in front in the pink glasses, she ...

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