Below are our most recent articles.
Southland Regional Chess Tournament
James Hargest Chess teams won both the Intermediate and Senior sections at the Chess Power tournament held at James Hargest yesterday.
Ella West visit
Ex-Hargest student and award winning author, Ella West visited her old school on Thursday to hold a series of workshops with enthusiastic student writers.
During the holidays we farewelled, sadly, a very fine, long-standing teacher of James Hargest College. Tania had been on leave following a liver transplant and was recuperating when she passed away on Wednesday 11 April.
Year 8 Poetry Recital Competition
Every Year 8 student searched for a poem, memorised and practised their particular interpretation then recited it in the class competitions. The top two or three from each class went through to the syndicate finals, with the top five recitalists from each
Duke of Edinburgh Borland Tramp
On 24 March four students and two teachers set our to tramp to Green Lake at Borland for a Duke of Ed Silver Tramp. Kate Loan, Lewis Thomson, Emily Donaldson and Sam Britten as well as Mr Oliver and Mrs Brown braved the Swampy Swamp, a hut with ten Scouts
Haka House Competition Junior Campus
The Junior Campus House Haka competition was held on Friday 13 April. Each House did an outstanding job, bringing in unique aspects to their performance to ensure their haka stood out. The passion, precision and volume of all Houses’ performances was aw
Year 9 and 10 Play
In the spirit of traditional pantomimes STOLEN follows the adventures of Jack and Jill as they journey to claim back what is rightfully theirs. On the way they meet a multitude of story book characters before having to face the cause of all their problems
Kids Lit Quiz
Congratulations to all students who represented James Hargest at the Kids Lit Quiz held in Gore recently. The students enjoyed participating in a challenging and exciting competition. Their enthusiasm for reading saw all teams achieve highly in the compet
Paddles Up 2018
Congratulations to James Hargest College for winning the Overall School Trophy at this year's Paddles Up competition.
Science Group fly to Australia and Antarctica
Ten Students from Year 13 headed to Melbourne recently to explore Science and careers that could be pursued in Science.