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Y13 Mentors
by Gerard Atkin - Saturday, 2 March 2024, 7:11 AM
 

All junior Form Classes have Year 13 students allocated to work with them in a mentoring role. The senior students who are selected to fulfill this role have been chosen to:
• Assist students to successfully make the transition into Year 9 (or from Year 9 into Year 10) at Palmerston North Boys’ High School.
• Encourage students to become fully involved in the life of the school through involvement in co-curricular and Shand Shield activities.
Encourage young men to commit themselves to giving their best effort with all classroom and homework activities.
• Provide advice to students relating to key school events, such as junior examinations and Shand Shield activities.
• Support students who are experiencing difficulties or who have questions regarding specific aspects of school life.
Congratulations to the young men selected as Year 13 Mentors for 2024:
Hudson Aish, Jesse Akepogu, Tanner Anderson, Luke Atienza, Jack Bevin, Lachlan Brownlie, Brodie Campbell, William Campbell, Joshua Carroll, Charlie Cottrill, Gabriel Crisp, Ben Crocker, Massimo Da Ros, Aidan Dassler, Gian De Negri, Zinzan Deans-Emery, Zach Doyle, Freddie Dunn, Aiden Foster, Ernest Fowler, Cooper Furnell, John Garrovillo, Jason Gui, Joshua Harrison, Finley Hill, Max Hodgson, Patrick Holmes, Nabeel Imtiyaz, Kruiz Ioane, Rome Kearney, Jordan Lark, Zachary Lee, Tristan Little, Fletcher Lochhead, Keenan Magaisa, Tama Matena-Williams, Lochie McTamney, Sione Metui, Jayden Milbank, Lucas Mildenhall, Harvey Myers, Kyan Nair, Bailey Ngatai-Cribb, Jed Pettit-Court, Mackenzie Rate, Te Awanui Rice-Edwards, Jack Rowe, Sam Salter, Richie Schaaf, Suraj Singamsetty, Luke Smillie, Toby Smit, Matthew Sorrell, Ryan Stott, Scott Sun, Mike Sung, Sione Taeiloa, Mason Teitinga, Riley Theobald, Bradley Tocker, Frank Tombs, Benjamin Transom, Ian Tsui, Shay Uri-Erihe, Toby Walmsley and Nicholas Zhou.



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Monday Volleyball
by Dean Toomer - Friday, 1 March 2024, 12:21 PM
 



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Scholarship
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 1 March 2024, 10:26 AM
 

At assembly this morning we recognised current students who achieved Scholarship passes in 2023.  Scholarship is the highest New Zealand secondary school qualification and assesses knowledge and thinking skills at a level significantly higher than NCEA assessments.  Congratulations to Jesse Akepogu (History), Kexu Chen (Calculus), Kieran Gill (Statistics), Teo Jauregui-Na (Calculus), Jayden Milbank (English), Toby Rea (Chemistry and Physics) and Jack Trotter (Accounting).


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Staff v Prefects Relay
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 1 March 2024, 10:04 AM
 

At assembly this morning Head Prefect Jake Maskill presented the cup for the Prefects v Staff Relay to the Rector, Mr Bovey, the manager of the winning staff team.


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Motocross
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 1 March 2024, 9:49 AM
 

Good luck to the PNBHS Motocross team who are competing in the King of the Schools at Te Kuiti today. The team is Murphy Barr, Matthew Bell, Fletcher Amey, Korbin McConchie, Hamish White, Ayden Taylor, Taylor Scadden, Cooper White, Alex Bennett and Travis Bennett.


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February Newsletter
by Gerard Atkin - Thursday, 29 February 2024, 3:01 PM
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SSR
by Gerard Atkin - Thursday, 29 February 2024, 12:09 PM
 

Check out the latest additions to the PNBHS Library which are now available for students to borrow. 







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Prefect's Assembly
by Gerard Atkin - Thursday, 29 February 2024, 10:48 AM
 

It was another busy Prefect’s Assembly this morning.  Thanks to Thomas Revell and Ryan Stott who presented on their experiences on the recent Crest to Crest Challenge and the Student Representative on the PNBHS Board of Trustees Yacob Alemu, who spoke about the Student Forum.  Any students interested in joining the 2024 Student Forum should register their interest with Yacob.  Well done to Alex Christensen for his performance.





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Athletics Programme
by Gerard Atkin - Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 2:16 PM
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Sim Racing
by Sally Wenham - Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 10:53 AM
 
The first night of Sim Racing last week, a new co-curricular activity at PNBHS, was a big success. With practice and expert coaching from old boy Matthew McEwen, a current Gran Turismo World Series racer, all the boys saw a big improvement in their lap times. After two races, Nathan Taylor and Liam Stella are tied on points – it will be exciting to see who is on the top of the podium at the end of the term and who might represent the school to compete against other teams around the region and beyond.