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Junior A Netball trials - Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th of March from 3:15-5 pm on the HGHS netball courts . Please be in your gear....

February 26, 2021

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Awards Assembly Monday 22 February 2021: Invitations have been sent to whānau of those students receiving awards. If you have received an invitation, we would love to see you there.Leaders Oath Assembly: Monday 1 March 2021Student Led Assembly: Monday 8 March 2021...

February 19, 2021

School Devices

If you require the use of a school device, and you haven't already done so, please fill in this survey.  Students can then go to the school library to receive a letter, which needs to be signed by their caregiver.  As of Tuesday 16 February, students are to go to the school library at lunch time to be issued a device.  Priority will be given to the Senior Students, however, we are hoping to have enough laptops for everyone. If you are able to, please consider purchasing a Chromebo...

February 15, 2021

School Lunches

We will continue to serve lunches at Alert Level 2 with the following additional safety measures in place:Lunch will be served in houses from four separate distribution points around the school to reduce queuing;Kitchen staff will wear face coverings when preparing and distributing food;Ākonga are encouraged to wear face coverings when collecting their food, but it is not compulsory at this stage;Ākonga and staff must use the hand sanitizer provided before collecting their food;Ākonga may eat...

February 15, 2021

COVID-19 Level 2 Safety Management Plan

Please find attached for your information, our Level 2 Safety Management Plan. Please note that in addition to the daily cleaning schedule, extra cleaning routines have been added to our classroom environments....

February 15, 2021

Message from the MOE

Schools are open to everyone, and all children must attend. At Alert Level 2 the disease is contained but there is still risk of community transmission. It is safe for children and staff to attend school.Learning will be onsite with distance learning offered in some circumstances.  Distance learning should be provided for those required to self-isolate, those individuals who health authorities have asked to stay away while waiting for a test result, or those choosing to remain at ...

February 15, 2021

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On Monday 15th February there will be a Leaders' Assembly to welcome our new school leaders for 2021 and on Monday 22nd we will award NCEA Endorsement Awards at Assembly. Parents are most welcome to join us for these two events. Ākonga receiving awards will be notified Monday 15 February....

February 12, 2021

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Ākina Group and personal ID Photos will be taken on Wednesday 10 February 2021. Costs for photos are as follows: Class photo $14.00 Laminated ID card $7.00 Informal Year 13 photo $14.00 Formal Year 13 photo $14.00 The ID card is optional but is strongly recommended for all bus students, senior students or any other student who requires proof of age or identity. Step 1 We would appreciate payment being made online into the school bank account: 12 3145 0140200 00. Please make sure to put your d...

February 5, 2021

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All Year 12 and 13 students with gaps on their timetable or need to change courses need to come to T1 on Tuesday or Wednesday to se Mr Gibbons, Mrs Kelsey or the Deans when the gap appears on the their Timetable. If you miss these times Year 13 need to email Mr Gibbons, Year 12s email their House Dean. Please note that Kāhui time on a Friday is not yet allocated. You will sign up for your choice of these groups during Week 1....

January 29, 2021

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Academic Plans After NCEA results are released tomorrow, and students who have concerns about their final grades are welcome to come in on Friday and meet with Matua Carl or Mr Pera. Priority will be give to students with concerns about level 3 or University Entrance for further study. Course Changes Changes to any subjects for this year, please come to the Student Centre on Monday 25th January 12.30am - 3pm. Devices We encourage where possible to have their own devices.  Seniors: It is o...

January 20, 2021

2020 Akina Year Book

You can pick up your own copy of the Akina Yearbook during the holidays, from the schools main office between 10am - 2pm, Monday 18th Jan to Friday 29th Jan, or view/download a copy below....

January 14, 2021

Senior Prizegiving 2020

What an amazing morning.  Congratulations to all our prizewinners!Click here to see photos and videos....

January 14, 2021

2020 Year 13 Leavers Dinner

Our 2020 Year 13 students enjoyed a night out at Toitoi in December, celebrating their time at Hastings Girls' with dinner and entertainment.Check out the photos here....

January 8, 2021

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Monday - 25 January: Course Confirmation Day, 9am - 12pm in the School LibraryThursday - 28 January: 2021 Student Leadership Camp at Lake TutiraFriday - 29 January: 2021 Student Leadership Camp at Lake TutiraMonday - 1 February: First day for Year 9 and 13's only.  8.35am students arrive at school. 9am-10am Pōwhiri.Tuesday 2 February: First day for Years 10, 11 and 12. 8.35am start with Akina time.Wednesday 3 February: All students at school. 8.35am start with Akina time.Thursday 4 Fe...

December 17, 2020

Junior Prizegiving 2020

What an amazing morning.  Congratulations to all our prizewinners! Click here to see photos and videos....

December 7, 2020

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Device Return Thank you for your quick response in returning your devices. There are still waiting on a few to come back, please do this as soon as possible. They can be dropped off at either our Administration office for the Student Centre. We plan to reallocate devices in 2021. 2021 New Leaders at Rehearsal Our 2021 student leaders will be announced towards the end of our Senior Prize Giving practice on Monday.  Measles Immunisation If you are 15-30years old you may have missed your me...

December 4, 2020

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Sport Hawkes Bay on the "Akina Colour Shamozzle" The success of the 'Akina Colour Shamozzle' has had a wider impact than just here at HGHS. The fact that this event was led by students for students - through the Female on the Move initiation - from planning, right through to delivery, is part of what makes this event a success. We hope that this event encourages other schools throughout New Zealand to think outside the box rather than just the 'traditional' type of sports. More details here:http...

November 27, 2020

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Term 1 Sports If anyone is interested in any of the following Term 1 sports, please email Mr T on sport@hastingsgirls.com: AthleticsCricketKi o rahiSoftballTennisTouchVolleyball (seniors)Waka Ama Note: if we don't have enough numbers to make a team, then we won't be putting a team together. Note: NZ Secondary School Indoor Championships will be held 22nd - 26th March 2021 in Palmerston North. There will be costs involved for students attending this tournament. However, there is a fundraisin...

November 20, 2020

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Important Information for Exams Exam checklist for students:- Log into your NCEA student portal so you have all the information you may need;- Bring your exam admission slip to EVERY EXAM;- If you are sick, stay at home and let Mr Pera know at pe@hastingsgirls.com;- If there is an evacuation alarm, take you emergency pack (phone etc.) and stay with your exam supervisor - you will be given extra time;- Assemble in the Hall foyer each day prior to your exam, unless you already know where you will ...

November 13, 2020

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Student sport coaches 2021 If you're interested in being a student sport coach in 2021, please email Mr T and confirm which sport you specialize in: sport@hastingsgirls.com Kapa Haka - Monday at 3.30 pm to 5 pm Please come to practice - we are so excited to welcome Reneta, Tarina and Oriana back to work with you in the hall. Time to get back up to the top!Reminder about upcoming sports next week Please feel free to come and support our girls at their games! Wednesday 11th NovemberJunior Volleyba...

November 6, 2020

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Lunch update As of Monday 2 November, all students will be receiving school lunches, every day. Sports Assembly - Friday 6 November 2020 Just a reminder that the Sports Assembly will be held on Friday 6th November in the hall at 9.30am - 10.30am approx. There will be a guest speaker. Akina Colour Shemozzle - Friday 6 November 2020What is it: A range of fun events to earn as many house points as possible to win the House Cup at the end of the year. What kind of activities: selfie frame, water sli...

October 30, 2020

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Lunches for Week 3 Thank you to Jimmy and his team for a great first two weeks - please keep the feedback coming!Lunch schedule next week - all lunches to be collected from Te Rourou: Tuesday: All of BLUE HOUSE Wednesday: All of GOLD HOUSE Thursday: All of PURPLE HOUSE Friday: All of GREEN HOUSE Please go to Te Rourou during the second half of lunch each day if you are hungry - all extra lunches will be there, not in the food technology rooms. Breakfast club will still take place in ...

October 22, 2020

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Senior student progress reportsWill be issued at the end of Week 2 New parking signage and restrictionsPlease note that new parking signage has been placed around the Hastings Girls' High School car park - these signs must be obeyed or vehicles will be clamped/towed. New Friday times For the rest of the Term Fridays will start with Akina time at 9.05am, during which time, Seniors will be able to plan their Kahui programme for the day. Juniors will be able to use this time to access the noti...

October 16, 2020

2020 Study Leave Programme

Please fill in this form to indicate which working group is best for you. GROUP 2 - WORKING AT SCHOOL: I still have internals to finish and I need to be in a classroom with a teacher, who is actively supporting me through my work. GROUP 3 - WORKING AT SCHOOL: I still have internals to complete or externals to prepare for. I would prefer to do so at school in a Kāhui Kaupapa. GROUP 4 - WORKING INDEPENDING STUDY AT HOME OR AT SCHOOL: I have finished all of my internals. I am ready to study ...

October 14, 2020

END OF TERM PĀNUI

We have a lot to look forward to before the end of the year.  Lunches in Schools We are working towards providing free lunches to students early next term. Te Rourou is now closed, as we are renovating this space to prepare school lunches. It is really important that all students continue to bring their own lunch.  If you need to purchase lunch please do so prior to arriving at school. We will let families know when lunches will be available. Watch for updates on our Facebook and ...

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