A group of Year 12 and Year 13 Japanese students have just returned from a trip to Japan. Twelve Year 12 students and five Year 13 students, along with two teachers, Mr Yung & Ms Jalil, spent 19 days travelling Japan. During this time we took turns navigating the complicated transportation ...Read the rest of this topic
Triangular ExchangeOn Wednesday 20 May Tawa College hosted the annual Junior Triangular Winter Sports Exchange with Newlands and Onslow Colleges. This event was established 13 years ago and has seen some very close battles between the schools. This year Tawa College proved very convincing and managed to win by 10 points. Many thanks to all the students, teachers, parent coaches and managers who contributed to making this a very positive day for all involved.
This year the College Magazine will feature a Leavers' Quotes section.
This is a chance for you to leave your mark, or, at least leave some funny, quirky, or oddball saying to get nostalgic over in your older years, in a publication that is likely to stay with you for years to come.
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We're on the hunt for any motorbikes and or motorbike spares - in bits, engines, components, full running bikes, all welcome.
It's for the year 12 Automotive 201 course so they can get more hands on with practical tasks that transfer across to Auto componentry.
Budget is tight - in return for donations we can offer to have a look at your car perhaps? Oil changes a speciality...
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FINAL REGISTRATION/PAYMENT FOR WINTER SPORT WILL BE THURSDAY 26 FEBRUARY
For Registrations and payments received after Friday 27 February we cannot guarantee there will be a place in a team or even a team available.
The following sports are offered for winter. Click here for forms.
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Friday 7 November - Year 10 students released at 1.20pm following conclusion of their exams.
Monday 10 November - Year 9 and 10 students released at 12.20pm due to Paid Union Meeting.
Wednesday 19 November - Year 9 and 10 students released at 1.20pm due to staff training.
Buses will be arranged for early closures on the 10th and 19th only. Buses will depart at the normal time on 7th November.
(Edited by Jules Nicholas - original submission Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 12:03 PM)
One of the topics on the Year 13 Legal Studies course was "Social Action". Students organised a protest against bullying as part of the Mad Butchers #BeefWithBullies campaign. All money raised will go towards this campaign.
Here is Tawa Colleges contribution:
In 2015 Tawa College aims to become BYOD-enabled, with students able to access Internet services using a device of their own.
A test run will be held in Term 4 when students will be able to log-on with one device on Friday October 17th.
Students are required to sign the BYOD form: which is to be returned to the school Office by Wednesday October 15th.