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Japanese Speech Competition
Senior students of Japanese participated in the Senior Southland Interschool Japanese Speech Competition in the last week of August. They had to write, learn and present one to three minute speeches and then answer 2 questions in Japanese about them.
Oamaru Intermediate School Exchange 2017
During week three, around a hundred students and adults from James Hargest Year 7 and 8 arrived at the Oamaru Intermediate hall and were welcomed with a passionate mihi whakatau from the Oamaru students. Once billets and hosts were matched, students pre
Monetary Policy Challenge National Finalists
Our MPC team competed against 52 other teams from around New Zealand to gain a top six placing. The challenge involved making an Official Cash Rate recommendation to manipulate interest rates, and presenting our decision with reasoning to judges from the
Kendo at Junior Campus
During International Languages Week we enjoyed food treats from France, Spain and Japan which were sold in the canteen and also had activities run by our senior language teachers during the lunch breaks. The daily quiz questions were very popular and we
Debating Southland Secondary Schools' Competition
The annual Southland Secondary Schools debating competition was held at SBHS on Sunday August 20th. This year we had a clean sweep, winning the Yr 9, Yr 10, Yr 11 and Senior categories.
Southland Girls' Football League
Congratulations to the James Hargest College Girls’ 1st XI who were First Grade winners in the Southland Girls’ Football League. They were unbeaten in ten games. Well done girls!
Peak to Peak Multisport Race
Queenstown put on a beautiful day for the JHC Jnr and Snr teams competing in the Peak to Peak challenge yesterday.
A great day in the sun and a little bit of mud. Well done to all those who competed for both schools in good spirits. It was a tight affair in which the honours were shared across the schools with 6 wins each.
Underwater Hockey - South Island Secondary Schools' Tournament
Congratulations to the Underwater Hockey team who came 2nd in the Combined Section of the South Island Secondary Schools’ Underwater Hockey Tournament.
Congratulations to the LEO Club for a fantastic evening for the Ball Extravaganza. A lot of work went into the preparation for the event. More than $4,000 was raised for Youthline.