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48 40 || Mahurangimatters Mahurangimatters 4 April 2012 ADVERTORIAL NEWSLETTER David Macleod Dear Parents and Guardians Tena Koutou Katoa We were very pleased to have Dr James Johnston, our Head Boy from 2005, as the Guest Speaker at our recent Academic Blues Evening. At the start of every school year, we run a number of sporting and inter-house events, including the Athletics and Swimming Sports. olas Lee James presenting the award to Nich James was awarded the top prize in Medicine at Auckland Medical School last year. He presented 29 Academic Blues to our students who achieved Endorsements with Excellence, by gaining 50 or more credits at excellence level, in their NCEA last year. He then gave an inspirational speech about the capacity of the “divinely created organ”, the human brain, which included some amusing anecdotes about his time here at Mahurangi College. Dear Mr Macleod, alf gratulations to you on beh I would like to offer my con ntly qualified at rece has m who n nsto Joh of Dr James my School of Medicine. It is the Auckland University your school, of uate grad a is he understanding that ld like to send sincere Mahurangi College. I wou at to Dr Johnston’s success congratulations in regards y. He was the recipient mon cere tion lifica qua nt the rece him clinical medicine making of the JDK North prize in icine. Certainly med in uate grad d ishe the most distingu it is worthy of significant mer this is an achievement that to you e writ to ry essa nec it and is such that I thought this award reflects on Dr personally. I am sure that College. I know he is very gi uran Mah at time n’s Johnsto s this to his success. It is bute attri and ool sch proud of his has previous graduates ege Coll gi uran no doubt that Mah tributions to society. It con ing tand who have made outs and will continue to has n nsto is my thought that Dr Joh icine. It is the time med to s make significant contribution m have achieved greatly who e thos e brat cele to of year know of the very significant and I thought I would let you . uate grad r you achievement of Professor John Kolbe Head of Medicine Auckland School of Medicine Last year Bradley Morris, who is a cousin to Jacko Gill, broke Robin Brooke’s longstanding Intermediate Boys’ Shotput and Discus Records, and this year he extended his own records even further. Monday April 2 • Yr 7 & 8 Parent/Teacher Evening 3.45 - 8.00pm • Level 2 PE Outdoor Education Trip Tuesday April 3 • Swimming Champion of Champions • BOT Meeting - 6.15pm start • L2 PE Outdoor Education Trip Wednesday April 4 • Yr 9 & 13 Parent/Teacher Evening 3.45 - 8.00pm Thursday April 5 • Term 1 Ends Friday April 6 • Good Friday Friday April 6 - 8 • REUNION WEEKEND Monday April 23 • Term 2 Starts Tuesday April 24 • Yr 12/13 Health Talks • Information Evening with Guest Speakers 6.30pm Wednesday April 25 • Anzac Day Thursday April 26 • Cross Country • ANZAC Assembly • North Harbour Orienteering International Zone Day • Basketball Competition starts Saturday April 28 • Rugby Season starts Tuesday May 1 • EMR /Wai Care Expo - Hall Wednesday May 2 Our thanks to the following Sponsors... • Cam Caithness of Mitre 10 Mega in Warkworth for sponsoring our school newsletter each month from now on and for sponsoring the Achiever of the Month Award with a $50 voucher. • Robin Brooke for his generous sponsorship of the College, through his business, New World Warkworth. So far this year, he has donated $2,783 to the College which has been used to purchase three extra iPads for use by our Junior students in class. This is an ongoing sponsorship. • Daniel Baturic, owner of the Rusty Pelican, has offered to sponsor the “Rusty Pelican Player of the Day” Awards for all our Sporting • Senior Drama Students Auckland Workshop Teams again this year. We appreciate the generosity of these local businesses, and many others, towards the College. Mahurangi College 50th Reunion and Sesquicentennial of Education in Warkworth A W With Kind Regards This year many records were broken, including 8 by Nicholas Lee in the Intermediate Boys’ Swimming Championships: 25m Butterfly, 50m Butterfly, 50m Backstroke, 100m Breast Stroke, 100m Back Stroke, 100m Medley, 50m Freestyle, 200m Freestyle. important dates . Principal We are all looking forward to the School Reunion over Easter this year. It will celebrate 50 years of Mahurangi College and 150 years of Formal Education in the Warkworth District, including Warkworth District High School from 1923 to 1961. The programme includes a number of activities for which there is no charge on the Saturday (7th April), including an Opening Ceremony in the School Auditorium at 9.30am, followed by decade photos, then a number of Past vs Present sporting activities throughout the afternoon. Everyone is welcome to come and join in these activities. Please check our school website for further details and to register. . S from the ISSUE 3: April 2012 RK . WORTH D H (6-8 April) Register interest NOW! or Ph: 09 425 8039

Mahurangi College Newsletter, April 4, 2012

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