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Junior Rugby
by Sally Wenham - Friday, 12 April 2024, 2:03 PM


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Bruce's Last Day
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 12 April 2024, 10:06 AM

Today was the final day at PNBHS for exchange student Bruce Weatherhead from Loretto School in Scotland.  While here Bruce has played cricket for the 2nd XI and scored 175 not out off 201 balls in the team’s match against Wairarapa College 1st XI.  He was presented with a miniature bat at assembly today to commemorate his achievement.  We wish him safe travels for his return home.

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NCEA Awards
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 12 April 2024, 7:12 AM

Congratulations to Teo Jauregui-Na, Dhruv Banerjee and Kexu Chen whose excellent achievement in NCEA was recently recognised with the presentation of an award by the Ministry of Education.  The NCEA Academic Awards ceremony acknowledged the high achievement attained in NCEA by students of migrant and former refugee backgrounds from schools across the Manawatū and Horowhenua regions.  It was a privilege to be able to host the event in the Speirs Centre and to acknowledge the dedication and determination displayed by all of the award recipients.

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by Sally Wenham - Thursday, 11 April 2024, 10:22 AM

Last week, the school community and staff voted for the mural concept they wanted to see painted on the canteen wall. 

I am sure you will agree that all the concepts were impressive, and the voting process showed that all four designs were well received by the school community.

After a few minor adjustments to the concept, painting will start during the holidays.

I am happy to announce the winning design is shown below.

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Book Review
by Gerard Atkin - Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 12:24 PM

Thank you to Fletcher Lochhead, who presented the final book review for term one in assembly this morning.  Fletcher reviewed The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, written by Agatha Christie.  The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is available in the PNBHS Library.

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NCEA Course Endorsements at Level 2 and Level 3
by Sally Wenham - Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 10:01 AM

At assembly this morning presentations were made to young men
who earned NCEA Course Endorsements at Level 2 and Level 3.

Course endorsements recognise the achievements of students in a
particular subject. In order to gain an Excellence Course
Endorsement a young man must gain a minimum of 14 credits at
Excellence level in a single school year. This must include at least
three credits from externally assessed Standards and three credits
from internally assessed Standards. Congratulations to the young
men whose diligent and determined approach to their academic
studies in 2023 saw them achieve Excellence Course

NCEA Level Two Subjects
Hunter Kennedy L2 Accounting, Nicholas Zhou L2 Accounting,
Luke Atienza L2 Business Studies, Ryan Fong L2 Calculus,
Alexander Hunter L2 Calculus, Zihao Lu L2 Calculus, Angus Chiles
L2 Calculus, Daniel Alefaio L2 Calculus, George Hayman L2
Calculus, Cillian Carroll L2 Calculus, Liam Voysey L2 Calculus,
Oliver Song L2 Calculus, Nadith Rathnayake L2 Calculus, Harvey
Myers L2 Economics, Kieran Gill L2 French, Mahiro Hada L2 High
Performance Sport, Aiden Foster L2 High Performance Sport, Troy
Wong L2 History, Yoav Lipsky L2 History, Tane Wells L2 History,
Junhee Cho L2 Japanese, Benjamin Shirley L2 Japanese,
Alexander Christensen L2 Performance Music, Terans Koruthu
Thomas L2 Photography, Aidan Dassler L2 Sports Science, Ryan
Stott L2 Sports Science, Jack Rowe L2 Sports Science, Alexander
Willis L2 Sports Science, Hudson Aish L2 Sports Science, Joshua
Carroll L2 Sports Science, Kyan Mori L2 Sports Science, Blair Verry
L2 Accounting, L 2 Calculus, Tayyab Asif L2 Accounting, L 2
Calculus, Adiel Ngirazi L2 Accounting, L2 Chemistry, Matthew Cook
L2 Design and Visual Communication, L2 Art Design, Lok Tsui L2
Economics, L2 Sports Science, Dhruv Banerjee L2 Chemistry, L2
Calculus, L2 Physics, Akshay Aneesh L2 Chemistry, L2 Calculus,
L2 Economics, Louis Crawford L2 Accounting, L2 Calculus, L2
English, Ben Ditchfield L2 Accounting, L2 Calculus, L2 History,
Edmund Brown L2 Chemistry, L2 Calculus, L2 English, L2 Histroy,
L2 Physics and Simon Ton L2 Accounting, L2 Chemistry, L2
Calculus, L2 Physics.

NCEA Level Three Subjects
Teo Jauregui-Na L2 Performance Music, L3 Calculus, Saem
Millward L2 Performance Music, L3 English, Tariq Billinghurst L2
Sports Science, L3 Chemistry, Kexu Chen L2 Accounting, L2 Digital
Technology, L 3 Calculus, Jason Gui L3 Chinese, Matthew
Wongchoti L3 English, Leo Mwape L3 History, Quentin Durston L3
Te Reo Maori, Jack Trotter L3 Accounting, L3 History, Scott Sun L3
Chemistry, L3 Calculus, Mike Sung L3 Economics, L3 English,
Jesse Akepogu L3 Chemistry, L3 History, L3 English and Toby Rea
L3 Chemistry, L3 Calculus, L3 History.

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Mike Sung
by Gerard Atkin - Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 9:59 AM

Congratulations to Mike Sung who has been selected in the NZSO National Youth Orchestra, his second year in this orchestra. This Orchestra is for musicians aged under 25 and Mike is one of three clarinets selected. The orchestra will rehearse early July before performing in concert at the Michael Fowler Centre (Wellington) on the 5th of July and Regent in Palmy on the 6th of July.

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Term 1 2024
by Gerard Atkin - Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 8:50 PM

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Every Bite
by Gerard Atkin - Monday, 8 April 2024, 3:42 PM