A list of words that may need some explanation.

 

Group

Description

 

ANCORA

Senior Singing Group (by selection) (Years 11-13)

 

Blue

Academic (awarded on number of credits achieved)

Sporting/Cultural (awarded on performance)

 

BOT

Board of Trustees

 

CETA

Commerce Economics Teachers Association

 

Chamber Music

Instrumental Music

 

Concert Band

For Brass, Percussion and Woodwind players (by selection) (Years 7-13)

 

Duke of Edinburgh

Voluntary Service award with Skill, Service, Physical Recreation and Adventurous Journey components.

 

ECHO

School Newspaper written and designed by Senior Media Studies Students

 

Exodus

A personal development challenge programme available at yr 13.

 

 

GATE

Gifted and Talented Education (by recommendation from student, teacher or parent)

 

HETTANZ

Home Economics and Technology Teachers' Association

Southland Fashion Design and Craft Awards

 

HPSU

High Performance Sports Unit

 

ICAS English

The International Competitions and Assessments for Schools

 

ICAS Maths

The International Competitions and Assessments for Schools

 

ICAS Reading

The International Competitions and Assessments for Schools

 

ICAS Science

The International Competitions and Assessments for Schools

 

IFC

International Friendship Club (Year 9-13 by application in February and June. $3.00 joining fee).

 

ILT

Invercargill Licensing Trust

 

Itinerant Music

Music lessons in Brass, Drums, Cello, Guitar, Jazz, Percussion, Piano, Singing, Strings, Woodwind

 

J Rock

Year 7 & 8 dance group who perform as part of the Stage Challenge festival.

 

Jazz Fest

Southland Secondary Schools' Jazz Festival

 

Junior Choir

Years 9 and 10

 

Kapa Haka

Maori Culture Group

 

Kids Lit

Junior Campus Literature Quiz

 

LEAP

Learning Enrichment Assistance Programme

 

LEO

Young Lions (Year 11-13 only by application in February - Only $10 joining fee)

 

Long Term Fiscal Policy Challenge

Commerce Competition

 

Major Production

By audition

 

Mentee

Student being mentored by Senior Student

 

MUNA

Model United Nations Assembly

 

NSN

National Student Number (NCEA)

 

NZQA

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

 

Peer Tutor

Senior student who can assist with subject tutoring and understanding

 

Quest

School based Christian Group

 

Rockquest

National School Rock Band Competition

 

Rotary

Community Based Service Club (by choice)

 

RSA Speech

Returned Services Association Speech Competition

 

SADD

Students Against Drunk Driving

 

Schol

Scholarship NCEA Level 3 Academic Award

 

Sheilah Winn Shakespeare

Shakespeare Reading and Performance Competition

 

SIT

Southern Institute of Technology

 

SMAC Maths

Maths Competition

 

Southspell

Regional Spelling Competition (Junior Campus)

 

Sport and Rec

Sport and Recreation

 

SSC

Student Support Centre

 

SSR

Sustained Silent Reading

 

Stage Challenge

Year 9 - 13 by audition

 

STANZA

Spanish Teachers Association New Zealand Aotearoa

 

Teen Ag

Junior Young Farmers Club

 

The Brig

The Brigadier's Room (named after Brigadier James Hargest after whom James Hargest College is named)

 

World Vision

Year 7 - 13