Rangatahi Pānui

Term Two Week 4

Term 2 Whānau Hui for Junior and Senior Students

Please note these important dates - more information will follow in the coming weeks:
Thursday 30 June - Senior Progress Hui - senior students and their whānau are invited to meet with subject teachers (2pm-6pm)
Thursday 7 July - Junior Whānau Hui - junior students and their whānau are invited to meet with hub teachers (2pm-6pm)

YR 13 Study Blocks

At this stage Yr 13 are to remain at school for their study blocks. You must report to the allocated classroom for attendance purposes and then you can go to the Library.  This is to ensure that the students remain on the path to gaining their qualifications. 

Yr 13s are allowed to leave at lunchtime but you must sign out at the Student Centre before leaving and sign back in when you return for Health and Safety purposes.

IMPORTANT - Wet day interval and lunch procedures

Normal (dry) Days:
No food may be eaten indoors at morning tea or lunch.
Wet/Cold Days:
At the start of lunch, two bells will ring, which will mean that you are allowed to eat inside the corridors for lunch only. Even on wet/cold days, soup, etc must be eaten on the decks outside classroom blocks and not inside.

Futureopoly - Careers Expo

All Yr 12 students will attend the 'Futureopoly' Careers Expo event Tuesday 31 May. Te kaupapa of this event is to show you the careers/pathways that are available in industry in Te Mātau a Māui and beyond. It will help you make a more informed choice about what you want to do when you leave school. You will get to interact and ask questions of employers and get a more in-depth understanding of what is out there.

Upcoming Sports Games

Friday 27 May
Super 8 Netball at Pettigrew Green Arena @ 6pm
HGHS Senior A vs HHSOG (Court 1)

Saturday 28 May
Secondary School Netball at Mitre10 Sports Park
HGHS 9A vs SHC 9Gold @ 9am (Court 8)
HGHS 9B vs Iona Junior C @ 10am (Court 7)
HGHS 10A vs Woodford Junior Prem @ 10am (Court 11)
HGHS 10B vs Iona Junior B @ 11am (Court 12)
HGHS Senior B vs NGHS Senior B @ 11am (Court 8)
HGHS Senior C vs Woodford Snr Development @ 10am (Court 4)
HGHS Senior D vs CHBC Senior B @ 11am (Court 10)
note: Senior HGHS teams are on duty this weekend. Click here for more info: https://www.hawkesbaynetball.c...

Tuesday 31 May
Super12 Secondary School Netball at Pettigrew Green Arena
note: draw will be confirmed closer to the date

Wednesday 1 June
Rugby games at HRS Rugby Club
HGHS U18 vs Manukura U18 kickoff 3pm
HGHS U16 rugby games kickoff from 4pm
note: U16 draw will be finalized closer to the date

Wednesday 1 June
HGHS Football at 4pm
HGHS 1st XI vs SHC 2nd XI @ Marewa 3
HGHS 2nd XI vs HNHS 2nd XI @ HGHS 1

Wednesday 1 June
HGHS Basketball game at Pettigrew Green Arena
HGHS Seniors vs William Colenso College @ 5.30pm (Court 2)

Thursday 2 June
HGHS Badminton games at 4pm
HGHS C1 vs Sacred Heart C5 @ HGHS
HGHS C3 vs Woodford C2 @ Woodford
HGHS D1 vs  Iona D2 @ Iona College
HGHS D2 vs Woodford D1 @ HGHS

Thursday 2 June
HGHS Hockey at Unison Hockey Stadium: Main Turf (Sports Park)
HGHS 1st XI vs Karamu 1st XI @ 4.15pm

Friday 3 June
No Super8 netball due to Queens Birthday Weekend

Saturday 4 June
No Secondary School netball due to Queens Birthday Weekend"

More HGHS Sports Players Needed

Our football, badminton and hockey teams are looking for more players for the season. If you're interested in playing any of these winter sports, please email our Director of Sports on: sport@hastingsgirls.com

Concussion Framework Project

On Thursday 2 June at 7pm, there will be a 30 minute online information session about concussions (see link below). No registration required. Parents/staff can just log on at the appropriate time with the link. This session can be attended by all parents, coaches, managers, volunteers - regardless of the sport their children participate in. The purpose of the Concussion Management Guidelines is to provide school staff, coaches, parents/caregivers, and medical personnel with information on concussion management within the school setting.

The aim is to ensure that all students who sustain concussion are well managed in their return to learning and activity. Hastings Girls' High School is currently participating in a Pilot project to introduce concussion guidelines within the school (including injuries across all sports, and non-sporting activity (accidents, etc). This will ensure that suspected concussions incurred by students can be managed in a consistent and appropriate way. The project is being delivered in partnership with New Zealand Rugby, University of Otago and Auckland University of Technology (AUT).

Click here for the link: https://nzrugby.zoom.us/j/8248...

Sports Guidelines & Code of Conduct

All HGHS students involved in sports are reminded that academic achievement is our highest priority. Sport is not a right, it is a privilege. All students involved with sports are expected to attend school with a positive attitude and committed effort towards their studies. This guideline is to provide a tool for teachers in charge (TICs), managers and coaches to use when selecting players for game day. The following things should be taken into consideration, but not limited to:

- students should have an acceptable attendance level in order to play. If you are not at school on the day of your game, then you will not be able to play.
- students should be attending training. No training, no game time (unless a valid reason is provided e.g. tangi, or the student only able to attend one training per week due to choir practice commitments).
- students' sports fees should be paid. No fee, no play (unless a payment arrangement is in place). We also have a financial grant available that students can apply for, so fees should not be an issue.
- preferably, all students should have some game time, or at least a rotating substitute system to ensure that everyone gets a game.
- students should be communicating with their TICs, coaches & managers if they cannot make it to training or the games. They should not be relying on other students to pass on these messages. The student must take responsibility for themselves. 
- students' behaviour both within school and in sports should be acceptable at all times. Any student causing any issues for a team manager or coach should be addressed with the TIC and/or Director of Sports.

Click here for more information on the HGHS Code of Conduct: https://www.hastingsgirls.com/...

Sports Grant

Thanks to our friends at Apollo Projects, we have a grant available for students to apply for financial assistance with sports fees. The Sports Committee will make a decision based on the reasons outlined in the application. Please note your application will be anonymous. Click here to register: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/f...

Key Dates for Term 2

Level 2 PE Tāupo Camp - 1-3 June
Defence Force Visit - Friday 3 June
Queen's Birthday - Monday 6 June
Pride Week - 13-17 June
Rainbow Mufti Day - Friday 17 June
Matariki Public Holiday - Friday 24 June
Defensive Driving Course - Tuesday 28 June
Senior Progress Hui - Thursday 30 June
Junior Whānau Hui - Thursday 7 July
Culture Week - 4-7 July
Teacher Only Day - 8 July


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