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    Art For Life
    by Sarah Ellix - Thursday, 30 July 2015, 9:12 PM
     

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    World Vision

    Art for 

    life



    Anika Kelty


    Our Year10 Art students have donated a hand painted dry point etching print to raise money for earthquake victims in Nepal. Each print took 1-3 hours to create and is A5 in size. A single print costs $20.00. You will get a donation receipt for tax ...

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    TechCon event
    by Sarah Ellix - Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 6:28 PM
     

    On Saturday 25th July from 11am till 3pm, in association with the Victoria Engineering Club, we be running a fun event open to all high school students interested in DT. It will be in the Alan McDiarmid building. We will be playing around with Arduinos and will run a programming competition with Ruby Warrior. Lunch will be a shared lunch.


    https://www.arduino.cc/en/Guide/Introduction

    arduino

    https://www.bloc.io/ruby-warrior#/

    rubywarrior


     
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    Fame - The Musical
    by Sarah Ellix - Monday, 20 July 2015, 8:11 PM
     

    Fame

    Tawa College Music Department proudly presents Fame - The Musical as its musical production for 2015. This is a high-energy show featuring some of the best singing, dancing and acting talent that Tawa College has to offer. Fame - The Musical follows the stories of eight young artists from ...

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    Inter-Provincial indoor cricket tournament
    by Sarah Ellix - Friday, 17 July 2015, 8:16 PM
     

    Congratulations to students representing Wellington in these teams that made the finals:


    Under 14 Boys -   Ruben Nithyaganesh            Won vs Canterbury


    Under 16 Boys -   Micah Conroy, Lachie Hill, Fraser McHale, Dillon Lewis, Amelia Kerr      

    Lost their final narrowly (2 runs) to Canterbury


    Amel...

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    The last guest to dinner....
    by Sarah Ellix - Thursday, 9 July 2015, 12:39 PM
     

    peeta hunger games

    Our last guest was Peeta Malleck from The Hunger Games.


    Congratulations Zara MacNab!

    On Open Night prospective students who visited the library were also able to enter the competition - the winner from Open Night is Mai Pham who correctly guessed The Mad Hatter from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

    Congratulations Mai - we hope you enjoy whatever movie you choose to see in the holiday's!

    Thanks to everyone who participated! We will look to run the competition again next year!

     
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    Winners of Science and Technology Evening
    by Sarah Ellix - Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 8:04 PM
     

    Davina Stopforth and Estelle Gilles of Year 10 and Kersty Thornton of Year 12 were the winners of the Science and Technology evening quiz held on May 27th.  They were awarded a $20 cinema gift voucher.  The Careers and Transition department would like to thank everyone who attended making the night such a success.


    science prize winners



     
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    Open Night 2015 - Thursday 25th June
    by Sarah Ellix - Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 6:42 PM
     
    4.30 - 7.30pm

    Join us for an evening at Tawa College. Meet the staff and students and see what subjects we have to offer. Performances, presentations, interactive experiments and a 30 minute talk by the Principal at 5.30, 6.30 and 7.30pm. Visit the welcome area in D block to pick up information and a map. (Or click to enlarge image below and open the attached PDF)

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    TC News Episode 4
    by Sarah Ellix - Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 4:07 PM
     

    We go to the Cross Country, interview TC's own published author, see Stage Challenge perform, go to Japan, hunt for Prince Harry in Porirua, interview a basketball captain and much more. Like us on Facebook, too!

     
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    Web Rangers
    by Sarah Ellix - Friday, 19 June 2015, 2:21 PM
     
    • Are you 14 - 17 years old?
    • Interested in online safety, social media and marketing?
    • Fancy winning some cool prizes such as Chromebooks, Nexus mobile phones and Chromecasts?
    • The winner will get to visit the Google offices in Sydney to present their campaign to Google executives.

    The campaigns can be anything from youtube videos, websites, school projects that sort of thing - you can find out more info at www.netsafe.org.nz/webrangers.

    Email sellix@tawacollege.school.nz if you are interested in attending a workshop to prepare for the competition at Toi Whakaari, Newtown on July 15th.


     
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    PARENTS AS DRIVING COACHES
    by Sarah Ellix - Monday, 15 June 2015, 7:10 PM
     
    Going to teach a student how to drive - then this evening will be vital to understanding the best  tips on the learning to drive process and driving techniques to ensure students commence on a path of life long safe driving.

    On Wednesday 24 June from 7-9pm at Tawa College
    Fee $20

    For further information and to enrol click here

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