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Orchestra Primary Schools Tour
by CGHS Admin - Thursday, 30 July 2015, 2:16 PM

The Orchestra made their annual trip performing to primary school students around Christchurch. The girls spent the day performing popular tunes, teaching the students about instruments in the orchestra, and interacting with the younger pupils. An enjoyable day for all involved! 

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Paparoa Street Primary School students benefit from 9DIT creations
by CGHS Admin - Thursday, 30 July 2015, 2:11 PM

The second block of Year 9 Digital Technologies students visited Paparoa Street Primary School to present their e-books. The e-books are produced to engage the younger students and improve their literacy skills. Paparoa Primary School were complimentary of both the e-books and the presenters.

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Have your say
by CGHS Admin - Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 12:56 PM

Today, students were given a voting form to have their say on the complementary Maori name for our school, Christchurch Girls' High School. Votes are due by Friday 31 July at the Red Desk.

The names are:

1.Te Huika Manu - the gathering or lighting of birds/ a happy place away from home

2. Te Kura o Hine Waiora - a place where the waters nurture and provide sustenance (knowledge ad learning) to females

3. Te Pae a Hinemanu - the female birds gather near the waterways in pursuit of nourishment (knowledge) and extend their horizons 

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Congratulations to Juliette Soule!
by CGHS Admin - Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 11:40 AM

Congratulations to this year's winner of the Jane Austen Essay Competition, Juliette Soule. She wrote an exceptional essay on Northanger Abbey, showing her perceptive understanding of the literary context of the novel. 

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Te wiki o te reo Māori – Māori language week.
by CGHS Admin - Monday, 27 July 2015, 1:37 PM

Watch a video clip of one of our wonderful bilingual speakers of Te Reo Māori. Aaria Rolleston recently placed second in the junior section of the regional Manu Korero speech competitions. This video shows a two minute segment of her amazing (12 minute) speech.


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Congratulations Grace!
by CGHS Admin - Monday, 27 July 2015, 8:39 AM
Congratulations to Grace Partridge who has won first prize in the recent National Association of French Teachers' writing competition.  
Grace's essay topic was the World War 1 Centenary.  She discussed how the efforts of New Zealand soldiers have made a difference to her life, how ...
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Y10 Science students demonstrate their learning about plastics in the environment
by CGHS Admin - Sunday, 26 July 2015, 2:20 PM

Click here to watch Sarah Hull and Grace Allfrey of 10LNP's movie on the importance of reducing our use of plastics.