|It was fantastic to see everyone getting into the spirit of the Student Council's Red, White and Blue week. Big congratulations to 9COA on their decorated door (bottom left), which has won them a pizza lunch.|
9FWR arranged a very cute dog and speaker to visit from Dogwatch. They raised $80+ through donations for door entry and also baking with paw print decorations and bone and ball shaped cookies. Thanks to everyone involved.
The IT industry is bustling in the Christchurch EPIC Centre. On their visit to the EPIC centre, Year 10 Digital Technologies students were very lucky to talk to Henry Lane of Cerebral Fix. Cerebral Fix provide "digital experiences" for the likes of DreamWorks, Disney, BBC, Sony, Lionsgate and EA. Green screen autocue rap with Red Seed, and original art work provided by Weta Studios from the movie District 9, also proved to be very popular with the group.
The Fiscal Policy Challenge team of Shayna Black, Siana Worthington, Rose Faulks and Rutvi Soni travelled to Treasury in Wellington on Wednesday for the National Final of this competition. They had to present a Briefing for the Minister of Finance on socially inclusive policies that will help all New Zealanders participate fully in the economy and society. Prizes include $800 vouchers & Victoria University scholarships so we can’t wait for the results.
We had our annual Winter Exchange last week down in Oamaru against Waitaki Girls' High School. We were treated to a fine but chilly day with all teams really enjoying the experience. The students were billeted out over night and were treated very nicely by the Waitaki students. For some of our girls it was the first time being billeted out so was good that all had a great time.
A small but enthusiastic group met in Sumner on Sunday to support a community planting on the beach front. Over 2000 native plants, donated by Trees for Canterbury, were planted in the Esplanade sand dunes - well done to the Environment Group.
The Christchurch Girls’ High School National Cross Country Team travelled to Dunedin recently and consisted of Brynlea Pain and Hester Donders, who competed in the Year 9 race; Amelia Persson, Lily Trotter, and Akeira Worthington who competed in the Junior race; and our team captain, ...Read the rest of this topic