News from SGHS
Aerobics - Regionals
Entries for the Southland Regionals are now open and will close on Friday, 1
st August. Please make sure that you enter before this date. Entry is online at www.nzcaf.org.nz. See the Sports Noticeboard or Miss Meijers if you have any questions.
Year 7/8 Media Mash
To make this easier to remember we will have a new time slot - every Wednesday Term 3 lunch time in 6KS.
See you there ready for a busy term.
J Rock Team would love to see you back to finish your video. Mrs Ineson
Southland CareerFest Friday 1 August 2014 YEAR 11 & YEAR 12 – Periods 4 & 5
• All girls in Year 11 and Year 12 will attend the Southland Careers Expo at the Stadium on Friday 1 August, Periods 4 & 5 (1.15pm – 2.45pm)
• Buses leave the front of the school at 1.15pm - each bus to be full with accompanying staff on board
• Buses leave for school from the Stadium at 2.45pm.
•Please read your booklets and prepare carefully before attending CareerFest
A fantastic opportunity for high school students in Southland to come together to learn more about
international systems of governance, and international issues.
Represent a United Nations member state, and discuss Humanitarian, and Environmental issues. Take part
in educational workshops, and hear from some inspiring guest speakers. Develop negotiation, public
speaking, and research skills, as well as learning more about the world around them.
This event is being held at James Hargest High School on Saturday, 2 August 2014.
See Mrs Hawkes in the PE office to register.
Up and Coming Careers Events
These are great opportunities for students to find out information and to research pathways
27 May Otago University Parent/student information evening to be held at the Ascot at 7 pm.
5 June Victoria University Liaison Visit 12.30 – 1.10 pm at Connexions
12 June ILT Scholarship Presentation for Year 13 students in the staffroom at 1.00
19 June Occupational Therapy information evening to be held at the School of Occupational Therapy Rm G315, G Block, Corner of Union Street and Harbour Terrace, Dunedin
20 June Interested in a Career in Midwifery – information session at 5.30 in the Maternity Meeting Room, Ground Floor, Southland Hospital
24 June Health Expo at the Community Services Building, Lecture Theatre, Southland Hospital at 12.30 – 1.15. –Register your interest at Connexions as numbers are limited.
24 June OTAGO POLYTECHNIC CENTRAL OTAGO LIAISON PERSONwill be at the school on TUESDAY 24 JUNE 2014 at 1PM in CONNEXIONS for any student who would be interested in Sports Turf Management, Hospitality, Horticulture/Viticulture, Stone Masonry, Snow Board/Ski Instructing and High Country Farming
The Liaison person will be accompanied by Anne Marie who runs the new High Country Farming Program
24 June Otago University - Applications for REACH (Realising Educational Aspirations for Careers in Health) close on the 24 June – late applications will not be considered see website for information and application form or Connexions
26 June Joy Piper talking with all Year 13 students about the process involved with the Year 13 individual interviews in the West Hall at 1.05 – 1.30
27 June University of Otago Maori Community Liaison for those students of Maori descent, regarding potential course options, scholarships and support services available for assisting Maori students who are thinking about going to a University. This will be held at 12.15 in Connexions
30 June – 4 July Year 13 interviews with Joy Piper begin at Connexions during Year 13 study times – names on list in Common Room – please keep to the timetable and remember when you have made your appointment – this is compulsory for everyone
2 July Ex students (attending Canterbury Uni to talk with Year 13 students 12.30 in Common room or room beside
2 July Jacquline Rowarth Waikato University to talk with Year 12/13 students 1-2
3 July Ex students (Otago Uni) to talk with Year 13 students in Common room at 12.30 or room to beside to be arranged on the day - Geology, Geography and GIS and any other relevant information concerning student life
10 July Open Day at University of Canterbury - A fantastic opportunity for students and their families to have visit the campus and have a look around to get the real UC student experience. There will also be a chance for them to catch some introductory lectures, talk to academic advisors and lecturers, visit the UC Halls of Residence and so much more! For more information on UC Open Day visit the website.
21 July-29 July Year 13 interviews continue
30 July Otago University Course Planning Sessions 8.55 – 2ish for those student thinking/intending to undertake study in 2015
31 July / 1 August Careers Fest Year 11 and 12 students in the Stadium-
4 August Auckland University Course Planning at Connexions at 12.15 for those students thinking/intending to undertake study in 2015
6 August Lincoln University Course Planning at 12.20 at Connexions
7-9 August Canterbury Tertiary Trip (Southern Directionz) An opportunity to visit Tertiary institutions in Christchurch – cost involved – application forms need to be filled in and returned. See Ms Dodds if interested.
August 19 Otago Polytech Course Planning in morning at Connexions -for some Year 13 students
Youth To Everest
YOUTH TO EVEREST
April school holidays 2015
Year 10-13 students
Duke of Ed students achieve Gold Residential & Exploration
See Mrs Hawkes in the PE office for more information.