Below are our most recent articles.
First Tech Challenge
A James Hargest team recently competed in the First Tech Challenge in Auckland. They created a remote control robot capable of picking up balls and shooting them through a hoop. The team placed 5th out of 8 in the grading round but were knocked out in the
Southland Triathlon Championships
Here are the results from the Southland Triathlon Championships...
On 5 February ten Year 13 students flew to Melbourne for a week we would never forget. We visited a huge range of facilities that specialise in astrophysics, electronics, particle acceleration, infectious diseases and cancer research, just to name a few.
Southland Secondary School softball tournament
The JHC Softball team competed in the Southland Secondary School tournament making short work of SGHS, Verdon and CSC. In the final round robin game which was effectively the final they came up against SBHS. 3 all at the end of regulation the game went to
2017 Otago/Southland Waterski Championships
Four students took part in the 2017 Otago-Southland Waterski Championships at Perkins Pond last week. James Hargest College was third overall
These L3 Science students are on their way to Melbourne for a week of exciting activities, including visiting the Synchrontron at Monash University, the Victorian Space Centre and Melbourne Aquarium. The trip culminates in a flight over Antarctica.
Thailand - what an amazing place! The rice paddies and mountains, the huge, gentle elephants, the warm weather, stunning temples, incredible food and wonderful, kind and generous people. And the shopping!
The Step Up - Ka Hikitia
Ka Hikitia, where all students who have graduated from the Junior Campus gathered together to meet with new Year 9 students to Hargest and made the “step up” to the Senior Campus. This is a school tradition which began in 2008, and marks the next step
Latin and Classical Studies Trip to the Mediterranean
After many months of preparation and fund-raising, the day for the Latin group of 21 students and some supportive adults had finally arrived. Forty hours after leaving Invercargill we arrived in Rome and headed straight to the MSC cruise ship
World Challenge Vietnam Trip
Over the Christmas break, 21 students had the experience of a lifetime in Vietnam on their World Challenge Expedition. Two teams traveled all over the country for an entire month, exploring cultural sites, bustling cities and quiet tribal villages.