Options for 2016 Advice Evenings

Option Advice EveningCrests

4.00 – 7.00 pm in the Library

Wednesday 26 Aug

Tuesday 1 September

Come along and meet with staff to discuss the option choices your young person is making.

No appointment needed.

Option choice forms are due to be handed in no later than 11 September 2015


Showcase of Dance

Showcase of Dance 2015 foot

Aerobics Regional Competition Results

 NZCAF Otago Aerobics Championships – QHS Aerobics Community Coaching Programme Results

Well done to all those involved.  Below are the results from the regional awards.

Category Name School Place
Senior Open Individual Alannah Taggart QHS 2nd
Senior Open team Alannah Taggart & Christina Ashton QHS 1st
Junior Open individual Claudia Douglas-Bell QHS 1st
Sian Remon QHS 2nd
Senior Open Novice Judah Kelly QHS 1st
Riley Haugh QHS 2nd
Kristen Wingham QHS 3rd

Aerobics Community Coaching Programme Results

Adult Open Rebecca Fisher 1st
Primary Individual Naima Woodrow North East Valley Primary 1st
Katie Child Grants Braes Primary 2nd
Sophia Tutty St Clair  Pr 3rd
Primary Team Katie and Alli Grants Braes Pr 2nd
Intermediate Individual Amaya Leslie Tahuna Int 1st
Nelia McDowall Tahuna 2nd
Abby Mcmullan Balamcewen  Int 3rd
Intermediate team Double Trouble Tahuna 1st
Abby and Jessie Balmacewen Int 2nd
Novice Individual Anna McCaughan Columba  College 2nd


Hands-On at Otago

otago uniFollowing the long-term success of Hands-On Science, Otago University is now  offering Hands-On at Otago, incorporating not only Sciences and Health Sciences, but also Humanities and Business projects.

The goal of Hands-On at Otago is to demonstrate, in a friendly and interactive environment, some of the activities that researchers  are involved in and to encourage talented young New Zealanders to consider further study as a step in their career pathway.

Here are the basics :

o    Hands-On at Otago is open to students entering year 12 or 13 in 2016

o    It costs $650 – you live in a hall of residence at the University of Otago for a week.

o    It will be held from the 17th – 22nd of January 2016.

o    Entry is competitive: They get heaps of applications for a limited number of places : You need to write a really good application, and your application needs to be supported by the school – so talk to your Science, Economics or Humanities teacher REALLY SOON.

o    There are some scholarships available, and we help students to seek funding to attend.

For more information – http://www.otago.ac.nz/hands-on-at-otago/index.html

See Ms Signal, Ms Dodds, Mrs- Bishop-Cherry or Mrs Liddell really soon if you are interested.

Applications need to be polished, and they are due in by 15 October 2015.

Careers and Options Evening

TUESDAY 18th August 7pm we have Careers and Options evening – a great chance to meet with tertiary providers, ex-students, and teachers to help plan YOUR future.

Late Start

Due to the weather we are opening at 10am today. Stay warm and safe:)


reminderThree reminders for students, parents, and caregivers:

1. Mufti Day this Friday 31st July 2015 – a Pink mufti day with all money raised to the Cancer Society.

2. Parent-Teacher Interviews are next Tuesday 4th August from 3-7pm.  Please check out the notice from your daughter for login details, or contact the school if you require assistance booking in interviews.

3. School closes early Tuesday 4th August to prepare for Interviews as mentioned above.

Careers Presentation

Information evening for those interested in studying Medical Imaging – what used to be known as Radiography.

Students in Years 11, 12 and 13 are encouraged to attend.

CPIT will be available to tell you all you need to know about studying the Bachelor of Medical Imaging at CPIT

Thursday 30 July

6.00 pm

Radiology Department, 1st Floor

Dunedin Hospital.


More information can be found at www.cpit.ac.nz