Science Opportunity Maori / Pasifika students
S1 (Thu 1 Jan)
If you are a Maori or Pasifika student in Y12 or 13 who is passionate about Science you can apply for a fully funded Science Camp. It is from 14 to 19 January 2018. Google "Discovery Camp" and see Mr Sturman in S1 for more information
Science Camp Y12 and Y13
S1 (Tue 15 Aug)
Expand your mind by attending for Nanocamp, a free week long science camp. If you have a strong academic background, are in Y12 or 13, and are planning to continue with Science, particularly Physics, then google "Nanocamp" and see Mr Sturman in S1
Freedom Challenge - Amnesty International
Front of the Hall (Fri 11 Aug)
Amnesty International's Freedom Challenge is next week. We are raising awareness of human rights and unfair labour practices in the palm oil industry. On Tuesday you can come to the front of the hall and enjoy fresh hot donuts. Wednesday we'll have a display and info about how we can help workers everywhere. On Friday there will be a surprise food sale in front of the hall. Stay tuned! Your voice CAN make a difference. Make yourself heard!
World Challenge 2018 Thailand/Laos Yr 10-12
PE office (Mon 31 Jul)
After a a successful 2016 trip World Challenge returns to Tawa College. Our next expedition will take us to Thailand and Laos in December 2018. This opportunity is for year 10, 11 and 12 students who are interested in learning about different cultures, helping others in less developed countries, trekking and camping in the wild and developing their interpersonal skills. There will be a speaker coming to talk in Assembly about this opportunity and you can also see Mr Pugh for more information and an invitation to sign up.
Tawa Collehe Tramping Club
C9 (Wed 9 Aug)
Don't forget to see Mr G in C9 if interested in joining. No pressure to commit- come along for a quick chat.
There will be a gear check in class on Wednesday for the Hutt river trip. You need to bring in your survival kit and all other equipment on the list. If you do not have something this will be a good time to ask so we can ensure everyone has the correct equipment. If you don't have it checked you will not be able to come on Friday.
lunchtime concert tomorrow
Excel, School of Performing Arts, will be giving a free concert in the hall at lunchtime tomorrow from 1.20 to 1.40pm. All students are welcome to attend.
Year 9-survey to complete
Student councillors have emailed a survey to all Year 9s, asking what issues you would like them to focus on. Please complete this ASAP. Thanks :)
Model Needed for Design Project
A year 12 Art Design student is looking for a model (male) to help with a poster design assignment photo shoot. If you're interested in helping out you can contact Mr. Connor the design teacher, ASAP in the art department.
Canterbury University Scholarship
Years 13: Canterbury Uni, BNZ and PWC have a new scholarship for students studying commerce, law or science. All the information and application details are one the Canterbury Uni website. Value: $18,000 and closing date 1 October