Student success in Gateway
We are proud to report the exceptional achievement by Sam Beck this week as he has been awarded the BCITO (Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation) Certificate of Achievement.
Grass Cart competition
Over the weekend the back field of JHC turned into a racecourse for some students! The students have been designing and building the karts all year in the Year 12 Mechanical Engineering class.
Junior Campus Athletics Day
Our house colours represented at the Junior Campus Athletics Day
CAIMS Tournament Christchurch
Thirty-six Year 7 & 8 students participated in badminton, hockey, netball and volleyball attended the Canterbury Intermediate and Middle Schools Invitation (CAIMS) tournament in Christchurch from 15 - 17 September. The majority of students made the long b
Isolation Poetry Competition
Congratulation to Eulalia Terra Theodoro for winning first place in the Year 9 and 10 Isolation Poetry Competition (Term 3) which was open to Southland students years 1-10. The competition celebrated International Literacy Day, and students wrote a poem a
French trip to Akaroa
At the end of Term 3 a group of senior students who learn French from James Hargest and Southland Girls’ High went to Akaroa to experience some French culture. During the two days there, the group visited the Giant’s House, the local museum, a cheese
On 15 September, the school launched the latest edition of its creative writing and art magazine Interrobang. Student writers performed their work, the magazine was on sale, and novelist Lynley Dear gave an informative lecture on her own work and what dri
Southland Secondary Schools debating Competition held at JHC on September 6. We hosted the competition at JHC and the uni student debaters travelled from Dunedin to adjudicate. It was a tremendously successful competition with our school taking three of t
Four James Hargest teams competed in the Readers Cup competition at the Ascot Hotel on the 24th of August. In Readers Cup, teams of students read five books and answer questions about them. Once again, our teams competed well and took out 2nd, 3rd and 5th
Play It Strange Who Loves Who NZ Music Covers Competition
Well done to The Terrace, a four-piece Year 11 Band comprised of Ailin Pekar, Aiden Hosie, Blake Humphrey, and Jackson Jones (all Year 11) who have just been selected as finalists in the national Play It Strange Who Loves Who NZ Music Covers Competition.