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Assembly notes - 28 February

28 Feb 2017


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

Assembly Musical Item

'Youth' by Troye Sivan, performed by William Pegg

Activity Report

Ben Murray

A number of College athletes travelled to Dunedin on Sunday for the annual summer sports exchange with Otago Boys’. After the first day of play, both cricket games are well advanced. Riley Tempero took 5 wickets in the 1st XI match but the team trail by 100 runs after the first innings. The 2nd XI had a narrow first innings lead and have Otago Boys 2 down in their second innings. Tennis lead 9-3, while the golf team are down 4-2 going in to the last round of singles matches today.

Congratulations to all athletes that took part in the athletic championship at the end of last week. The individual and overall champions were acknowledged at prizegiving but special mention needs to go to the following new records that were created. Cody House broke the Intermediate 100m Hurdles, Sam Idiens created new records in the Under 14 1500m and 3000m, Dion Houston in the Intermediate 3000m and Sam Bennetts in the Senior Pole Vault.

Over the weekend the Canterbury Club Champs were held. Sam King was 1st in the U18 200m and 400m, Harry Hartstone was 4th in the 400m and Cody House was 2nd in Long Jump.

Mr Christey needs all boys who are keen to compete in the Canterbury Secondary Schools Athletics Championships to email or see him with your entries by Wednesday evening this week. He has posted on Student notices all the information you need to sign up for your events.

The Senior waterpolo side have continued their very good start to the term with a win over St Bedes last week by 9-3. The team are in good form as they continue to prepare for the South Island tournament in Christchurch in a few weeks.

The College rowing club travelled to Lake Hood over the weekend for the Canterbury school champs. After a weekend of racing College achieved 1sts in the Under 16, Under 17 and U18 eight, and the U18 quad. There were also three silvers and two bronze medals achieved by College crews. Next regatta is the South Island Schools champs in Twizel.

This week a number of house sports get underway. Senior Cricket, Junior tennis and volleyball begins. Check in Houses for draws.

Student Speaker

Jacob Banks - speaking about Treasure Island

Executive Principal concluding comments

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