[Edition datE] Thursday January 18 2018
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Excitement building along with new campus
Avonside Girls’ Seniors.
Shirley Boys’ High.
Enormous progress is being made in the construction of a new campus for Avonside Girls’ High School and Shirley Boys’ High School. Some 5000 piles have now been driven into the ground at the site in QEII Park. The state of the art campus is on track to be opened for term two of 2019. Avonside Girls’ Principal Sue Hume expects the campus will become a crucial asset for the east of
“Residents in the east of Christchurch have long been calling for a new high school, and the new campus will be a place where the community is welcomed. Many of our facilities, including the sports facilities will be available for community use,” says Sue Hume.
100-seat theatre and three full-sized indoor Gymnasiums.
Among the facilities are a Performing Arts Centre with a 750-seat theatre, a
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Avonside Girls’ High School
Start of Year 2018
A warm welcome to all new and returning students Tuesday 30 January Year 12 Course confirmation. International Student Orientation – Day 1. *BYOD set up for Year 10 students new to AGHS and for Year 11 students new to BYOD in 2018. 1.00pm – 2.30pm Year 13 Course confirmation. *BYOD set up for Year 10 students new to AGHS and for Year 11 students new to BYOD in 2018. *Students may choose to come at 11am or 1pm session for BYOD and must bring their device.
Shirley Boys’ Principal John Laurenson says the new school will be the ultimate campus for providing high quality single sex education. “We’ll still be offering all the benefits of a single-sex education, but our students will have the advantage of being able
Friday 2 February 8.30am 10.00am 11.30am – 2.30pm 3.00pm
All levels to whanau classes. Powhiri. Parents welcome. Pou activities. House colours needed for this time. Students dismissed.
Enrolment enquiries at all levels, please phone the School Office, 389 7199 between 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday. Office open from Monday 22 January 2018.
SHIRLEY BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL
Uniform to be worn from Wednesday 31 January
Monday 15 January
School office re-opens
Tuesday 30 January
Year 11-12 Course Confirmation Day Only those ineligible to re-enrol online required –individuals will be emailed
Wednesday 31 January
Year 9 Orientation Day 1 8.30am – 3.00pm Year 9 students - report to Sports Hall Gym Powhiri commences at 8.40am in the Assembly Hall (parents welcome) Year 10-13 students (Attendance not required)
Thursday 1 February
Year 9 Orientation Day 2 Student Executive Year 10-13 students (Attendance not required)
Friday 2 February
Bring House shirts for Tabloid Sports in the afternoon SBHS school buses commence All students 8.30am – 2.10pm Aoraki and Blake students report to Assembly Hall Mullins and Snell students report to form rooms
Monday 5 February
All students report to form rooms
8.30am – 3.00pm
Tuesday 6 February
Wednesday 7 February
All students report to form rooms 8.30am – 3.00pm Normal timetable, school photos and Can Do Card photos
Year 13 Peer Support training, International student orientation - Day 2. Years 9, 13 and International students to Gym 1 for assembly. Parents welcome. International student orientation - Day 3. Students dismissed.
The schools will make New Zealand history in 2019 when they become the first two single sex schools to co-locate.
WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL 2018
Wednesday 31 January Thursday 1 February
In the meantime, as work continues onsite, the schools are gearing up for a busy 2018.
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11.00am - 12.15pm
to learn and grow alongside students from our partner school, in what will be a truly incredible campus,” says John Laurenson.
8.30am – 4.00pm
8.30am – 3.00pm 8.00am – 3.00pm
Stationery and Uniform Information available by clicking on the respective button on the school’s website www.shirley.school.nz
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