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Assembly Notes - 4 July

04 Jul 2017


Head Prefect asks the school to stand. Greets the school. Asks for silence as he says a prayer. He then announces the national anthem. Sing. He then asks the school to sit.

Musical Item

'Liebesträume number 3' by Franz Liszt, performed by Max Toth

Activity Report

Kevin Guttmann

The 1st XV played Lincoln High school last Wednesday and came away with a 20-15 win. On Sunday the squad travelled to Nelson for the annual Quad tournament. Yesterday the team played Wanganui Collegiate in wet, muddy conditions. Lachie Gunson and Harry Black scored tries in the first half and a penalty to Ben Dickie in the second half gave College a 13-7 win. In the other match Nelson College defeated Wellington College with the Quad final taking place on Wednesday between Christ’s and Nelson. After the Quad final the 1st XV squad will return from Nelson and play Marlborough Boys on Saturday at home.

In other matches on Saturday the 2nd XV travelled to Timaru BHS and lost a close match 17-10, the 15A side defeated Suburbs 38-31 while the two Under 14 sides had wins over teams from CBHS. The College U13 team continued their recent good form with a 27-15 win over Shirley.

The 1st XI hockey side completed their term with a very convincing 9-1 win over Shirley BHS. In this match Tim Cross scored 4 goals and Henry Phelps a hat trick. The College side sits on top of the table with two round robin matches to go in the competition. The Youth Black side defeated Shirley BHS 4-2 with Matthew Paterson scoring a double and Sam Kelly earning player of the day for his defence work. Jonty Gallagher, Rupert Limbrick and Archie Hayman scored two goals each in the Youth White’s 7-0 win over Shirley BHS. The team passed well and constructed some very good goals while Harry Trolove was team MVP for his defending to keep the opposition team scoreless. 

The Senior A Basketball side defeated St Andrews last week 98-62 and play Burnside HS tonight in a clash between the two teams currently lying 2nd in the table. On Friday night the Senior Black team won 32-17 over St Bedes with Tom Summerton top scoring while Bennett Anderson was top scorer for the Senior White side in their loss to CBHS. John Wong shot key free throws and Matt Gibb played well to help the Y10 Black side to a 37-36 win over CBHS while the Y10 Blue team backed up their win last week with a thrilling 25-24 win over St Bedes.

On Saturday the U23 basketball side lost 80-69 to a Lincoln University side who are unbeaten this season while the U15 team were involved in a close match with North Canterbury but eventually held on to win 65-58.

The 1st XI football side lost their midweek match last week to St Bedes and play CBHS on Wednesday in their last match for the term. The Junior XI side drew 0-0 with Shirley BHS and finished 2nd on the table going in to the next round.

In tough conditions on Saturday the 2nd XI team played composed football to come back from a 2-0 halftime deficit, to defeat CBHS by 4-2. In this match Lachy Duff scored a double. Logan Quigley and Thomas Graham scored for the 4th XI in their 3-2 loss to Selwyn, the 14A side defeated Nomads 4-2, the 14B side won 6-0 over CBHS while the 13A side were involved in a 3 all draw with St Andrews.

This weekend there are football, rugby and basketball matches on Saturday to finish the term of sport. Term 3 sport will begin with hockey, football and basketball matches on the last weekend of the holidays before the term gets underway.


Smokefree Rockquest Video – Head prefect interviews band members


Oceania Athletic Championships
Sam King – Silver 400m, Bronze 4x400m and 4x100m
Cody House – Bronze Long Jump and 4x100m

NZCT Chamber Music Contest
Violinist, Justin Hodges is through to the semi-finals of the national NZCT Chamber Music contest in Wellington on 5 August

Staff Farewells

Mr John Adcock
Miss Leanne Greenfield
Mr Andrew Macarthur
Mr Nick Sutcliffe
Mr Quentin Clough

Executive Principal concluding comments

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