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2016 Prizegiving
by CGHS Admin - Friday, 2 December 2016, 2:18 PM

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends of the School, 

You are warmly invited to attend the Christchurch Girls' High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora 2016 Prizegiving. 

  • 7pm, Friday 9 December
  • Horncastle Arena
  • Please be seated by 6.40pm

It is expected that all students in Years 9-13 attend. We look forward to seeing you there. 

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Year 10 Camp at Peel Forest
by CGHS Admin - Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 9:46 AM

22 girls on top of Little Mt Peel (1300m+!!) from Peel Forest camp yesterday. Bucket loads of perseverance, determination and courage shown.


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More action at the Y10 Camp at Pudding Hill
by CGHS Admin - Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 1:55 PM
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Year 10 Camp
by CGHS Admin - Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 10:00 AM

A photo of the Pudding Hill camp (aka Hanmer Springs) at the Rakaia Gorge for a jet boat trip and walk.

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Y9 Excursion Day
by CGHS Admin - Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:26 AM

Year 9 had a great day out on Thursday this week!



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Volleyball Update
by CGHS Admin - Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:17 AM


The Y9A Volleyball team has had a fantastic week in Nelson competing in the South Island Championships. With 4 wins and 3 close losses, competing mainly against Year 10 teams, the girls have learnt heaps and are already planning for a title shot next year.

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'Soft skills' in Business
by CGHS Admin - Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 12:23 PM
What's all this?
Year 10 Economic students spent time on Monday, at the University of Canterbury with the Law and Commerce Faculty, understanding the importance of 'soft skills' and how they play an integral part in the outcome of group work. Soft skills such as communication, leadership, innovation and creativity are being touted as the defining factor for gainful employment in any future career. The activities highlighted the power of feedback in business and how values impact on decision making in the law.