Once again, James Hargest College has come out victorious after our annual Taieri Exchange. Congratulations to the many teams that helped us retain the shield for another year, with James Hargest gaining 9 wins over Taieri’s 4.
On Monday we welcomed students from our sister city - Kumagaya, Japan. This is the 27th visit from the Kumagaya City Hall, which has allowed students from several schools in the city to experience life in New Zealand during their brief exchange.
Ki O Rahi Champs
Skills, tactics & clever moves improved through out the day at the annual Secondary School Ki O Rahi Champs held at Stadium Southland. 10 teams involving seven schools battled it out in this fast paced game. Congratulations to James Hargest College on tak
Books Alive festival in Dunedin
Last week, a group of enthusiastic readers travelled to Dunedin to participate in the Books Alive festival. The students were able to attend reading and writing workshops with two shortlisted authors in the New Zealand Book Awards - Young Adults section
James Hargest College entered a Year 9 and Year 10 team into the Readers Cup this year. Both teams competed well with the Year 9 team taking out 2nd place.
Fibre Octave World of Wearable Art Art and Music Extravaganza
Earlier in June several of our students and some of our staff entered pieces in the Fibre Octave World of Wearable Art Art and Music Extravaganza. "Fear of Missing Out", created by Mrs Pannett, was named the overall winner of the Wearable Art Open Section
South Island School Road Cycling Championships
During the holidays some of our talented cyclists competed in the South Island School Road Cycling Championships, with JHC coming out the 2nd best school!
Scholarship and Academic Excellence
Congratulations to our Scholarship recipients for 2018...
During term two our Year 7 classes have been finding out about sustainability. Our Inquiry around this topic has led us in many different directions, with some classes looking at ways we can be more environmentally sustainable, while other classes have fo
Education Perfect NZ Language Championships 2019
In conjunction with International Language Week, our language students participated in a 7 day on-line language competition in early June. Dylan McKay (Y11) was placed an impressive 1st overall in New Zealand. Nicole Lina (Y10) was only 4 places behind, i