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Former student ‘humbled’ by top award
by Liz McDowell - Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 5:33 PM

Topping the field of UC’s prestigious PhD scholarship winners for 2017 is Brownlie Scholarship recipient, and former Christchurch Girls’ student, Melissa Derby, who is building on strong interests in Māori development and human rights as she commences her doctoral research.

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From Business Studies to Brazil
by Liz McDowell - Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 12:35 PM

Year 13 Business Studies student Libby Parkes has been putting her entrepreneurial skills to good use and her efforts have earned her a trip to Brazil in December, to attend a business seminar in Sao Paulo. Business Studies can certainly take you places! 

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by Liz McDowell - Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 11:23 AM

Christchurch Boys' High School are hosting an event at 7 pm on Wednesday 18 October in their Hall and warmly invite you, our community, to attend. Senior students and their parents are encouraged to go (junior students and their families are welcome also) to hear a story of sadness, recovery, love and strength. A story with its origins in poor decisions around drinking and driving. More details here

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Senior Chirnside Competition Results
by Liz McDowell - Thursday, 5 October 2017, 1:51 PM

Congratulations to Julia Welsh, winner of this year's Senior Chirnside competition, and to Laura Cullen, who was awarded second place. This annual competition is run by the English department and requires students to write an essay about at least two of Shakespeare's plays. We would like to thank all the girls who entered. Well done.

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Happy Holidays!
by Liz McDowell - Friday, 29 September 2017, 3:29 PM

Have a safe and fulfilling holiday and we look forward to seeing you all back for Term 4 on Monday 16 October. 

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5 Degrees, Freezing Wind, Driving Rain and Heaps of Fun!!!
by Liz McDowell - Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 8:38 AM


On Monday 18th September, CGHS sent two teams of eight, consisting of Year 9 and 10 students, to the Hillary Outdoor's GET2GO Challenge. Teams undertook four 60 minute challenges. To maximise their scores in each task, teams were required to work together using important team skills ...

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Attention Year 12
by Peter Sawyer - Monday, 25 September 2017, 8:35 AM


Applications for 2018 Student Leaders and Peer Support Leaders are now open. Go to the Year 12 page on OnStream and complete the application forms.