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Fencing success
by Michelle Pinkney - Thursday, 21 June 2018, 8:53 AM

Congratulations to Victoria Lim on gaining a Bronze medal in the mixed novice epee section of Canterbury Schools Fencing Championships over the weekend. The Christchurch Girls' High fencing team of Winifred Davis, Rebecca Yin and Victoria Lim, competed admirably against 64 other fencers (male and female) from twenty different schools to achieve some great results.

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Lockdown Practice
by Peter Sawyer - Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 1:03 PM

Christchurch Girls’ High School has now completed its lock down. I would like to say on behalf of our senior leadership team, our staff and students responded in a mature manner and acted responsibly.  

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Practice Lockdown
by Peter Sawyer - Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 12:14 PM

Christchurch Girls’ High School has gone into lock down because of Practice Lockdown.  We will continue to provide updates on OnStream as often as possible.  Please do not come to the school or phone the school as you will not be attended to and this may cause disruption to the management of this incident and could potentially place yourselves and/or our staff and student’s safety at risk.  We will update this website when the lock down has been completed.  Thank you.


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Chamber Music Competition
by Michelle Pinkney - Sunday, 17 June 2018, 3:31 PM

Chamber Music Competition:

On Wednesday the 13th June, two of our chamber groups participated in the National Chamber Music Competition. The standard for this competition is very high and our girls performed with great skill and enthusiasm. The two groups were:

The Milhaud Trio – Yuchen...

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NCEA Review - Have your say
by Michelle Pinkney - Monday, 11 June 2018, 3:38 PM

NCEA – Have your say

Currently there is a major consultation about the future of NCEA. 

Young New Zealanders are invited to make their mark on the future of NCEA and take part in a competition should they wish.  Prizes range from $250 to $5000.  Click here for the competition details.

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Annual Classics Day
by Michelle Pinkney - Monday, 11 June 2018, 2:21 PM

On Friday 8th June, the annual University of Canterbury Classics Day was held for senior Classical Studies' students around Christchurch. One of the most important parts of the day is the annual quiz, where schools compete for the coveted trophy. CGHS successfully defended their title with congratulations to Natasha Fujii, Stephanie Lester, McKenzie Preston and Amy Jones. 
All students thoroughly enjoyed the day!

CLassics Day

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The Edge Internships
by Michelle Pinkney - Friday, 8 June 2018, 1:00 PM

Congratulations to Nawy Ken Lom and Samantha Moore, who have just been awarded intern scholarships at The Edge radio station. This is a great opportunity and both Sammy and Nawy are thrilled to have been accepted!