Schools

School jumping at opportunities

It's been a busy few weeks for Waitaki Valley School. The school has been announced as one of 20 finalists in the National Jump Jam,...

Choirs converge for festival

Primary and intermediate schools from throughout North Otago will be centre stage at the Oamaru Opera House tonight. Fourteen schools and over 500 pupils will...

KiwiRail: don’t play on track

Waitaki Boys' High School is investigating an incident in which three pupils allegedly played chicken with a train this week. The incident allegedly occurred on...

Maheno pupils leave for big Anzac trip

Tuesday, April 21 Seven Maheno School pupils, principal Ryan Fraser and six adults left to Australia for the trip of a lifetime yesterday. The school has...

Drug dogs come up empty

A drug dog search of high schools in Oamaru on Thursday to see if drugs were at the schools came up empty. St Kevin's College...

Glenavy becomes ‘Wayneavy’ for Wayne

From about lunchtime yesterday the small town of Glenavy was known as Wayneavy. The town was a sea of orange as it waited for Dunedin...

School seeing double

You can be forgiven if you think you've seen double at Waitaki Girls' High School. There are three sets of twins: Kate and Ruby Smail,...

WGHS library build begins

Work is under way for Waitaki Girls' High School's new $600,000 state of the art Library. The building where the library will be based failed...

WBHS hostel numbers standing up

Numbers for Waitaki Boys' High School prospective year 9 hostel students for next year are on par with 2014 indicating confidence in the school...

Waimate High farewells teachers

Waimate High School says it is sad to announce that three popular members of their staff are leaving to pursue other opportunities. The teachers have...

Waitaki Girls’ pupils receive scholarships

Two Waitaki Girls' High School pupils who have outstanding leadership qualities have been rewarded with $5000 scholarships to help with their studies. Hannah Potter and...

Wait finally over for Sutherland House

For many people 13 is seen as unlucky, however for Sutherland House at Waitaki Boys' High School it's now their lucky number. After a long...

St Kevin’s horse arena opens today

A new state of the art horse arena which has been built at St Kevin's College is being officially opened at 2pm today. St Kevin's...

Waimate High pupils receive awards

Waimate High School held their Sports and Cultural Awards night to highlight and applaud the achievements students in both of these categories. Guest speaker was...

Getting green fingers at St Joseph’s School

Oamaru Primary School St Joseph's is making its own garden. This initiative, named The Living Classroom, is organised and supported by the Community Gardens and...
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