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  • A run of success at the Waikato BOP champs

    28 March 2018

    Records were broken and a number of top placings achieved, when our athletes headed to Tauranga on Saturday to compete in the Waikato Bay of Plenty athletics championships. St Paul’s had two athletes compete in the hammer throw for the first time. Caroline Kolver threw 33.24m to finish third in the open girls, and Campbell Robb threw… Read more

    A run of success at the Waikato BOP champs
  • Maadi Cup rounds off rowing season

    26 March 2018

    A long hard season of rowing has come to an impressive end at the 2018 Aon Maadi Cup – with a silver and bronze medal won, as well as a number of A final placings. St Paul’s had 43 rowers head south to Twizel for the national championship, which was held last week. Fine warm conditions on Lake Ruataniwha accompanied the early stage of the… Read more

    Maadi Cup rounds off rowing season
  • Athletes on form at central zone champs

    16 March 2018

    Results are in from the 2018 Central Zone Athletics Championships and once again, St Paul’s athletes were in record-breaking form. Held at Porritt Stadium on March 14, six titles were won by our athletes and 42 students qualified for the Waikato Bay of Plenty Secondary Schools Championships. Sitiveni Lose Year 10 broke the zones' record… Read more

    Athletes on form at central zone champs
  • Cathedral Dean called back to school

    15 March 2018

    The transition from Cathedral Dean to school Chaplain might not be the usual move for an Anglican clergyperson, but for Reverend Peter Rickman this was a decision he felt quite strongly about. Revd Rickman has stepped down as Dean of the Waikato Cathedral Church of St Peter to take on the role of Chaplain at St Paul’s Collegiate School –… Read more

    Cathedral Dean called back to school
  • Rowing success at North Island champs

    5 March 2018

    It’s been a tough but very successful few days on the water for our rowing teams competing in the North Island Secondary School Rowing Championships. Held at Lake Karapiro, the three-day regatta saw St Paul’s take away eight medals in total – one gold, three silver and four bronze. St Paul’s had 53 rowers competing in this year’s… Read more

    Rowing success at North Island champs
  • Athletics day kicks off inter-house competitions

    28 February 2018

    House spirit filled Porritt Stadium last week for the school’s athletics championships day – the first of the inter-house competitions for 2018. There were some outstanding performances during the day, as well as some epic battles on the track and in the field. But there was no defeating the mighty ‘green machine’ Williams House, who once… Read more

    Athletics day kicks off inter-house competitions
  • Voyage to Kermadec Islands for Hamilton teens

    25 February 2018

    Genevieve Scott-Jones is a teenager looking forward to going off the grid. That’s because she’s set for a two-week adventure to the Kermadec Islands. "It’s an obscure place," the 17-year-old Hamiltonian said. "I know it’s a reserve, so species there are special. I heard it’s a snapshot of what New Zealand was like before people lived on… Read more

    Voyage to Kermadec Islands for Hamilton teens
  • Sir Edmund Hillary mural a gift from students

    18 February 2018

    A mural of Sir Edmund Hillary at St Paul’s was formally blessed and unveiled on Monday to students, staff and guests. The mural was painted by former St Paul’s student, internationally renowned artist Owen Dippie and was organised by the 2016 school leavers. In attendance at the ceremony was Lady June Hillary and members of the 2016… Read more

    Sir Edmund Hillary mural a gift from students
  • New Year welcomes new staff

    16 February 2018

    Following some sad staff farewells in 2017, the New Year brings with it some new faces to St Paul’s. We are excited to welcome – and in some cases welcome back – these people to our school community. Reverend Peter Rickman Chaplain. Peter has 20 years of impressive and varied experience in the Anglican Church of New Zealand, the United… Read more

    New Year welcomes new staff
  • Impressive academic results wrap up 2017

    15 February 2018

    Our 2017 examination results have continued the impressive trend set in recent years. The NCEA Level 3 pass rates replicate those of 2016 – our second equal best result. 20% of our students gained excellence endorsements, while 52% gained either a merit or an excellence endorsement – again our best ever result. At NCEA Level 2, the pass… Read more

    Impressive academic results wrap up 2017
  • Cambodia trip an eye opener for students

    14 February 2018

    Working with slum living children in Cambodia is an experience these St Paul’s students will never forget. “I have seen poverty and struggle before but didn’t really take in the difficulties these people face in their daily lives. It broke my heart to see a young child begging on the streets or driving a tour boat trying to make a living… Read more

    Cambodia trip an eye opener for students
  • NZ squash players triumph at Oceania championships

    23 January 2018

    Three St Paul’s squash players past and present represented New Zealand at the recent Oceania championships, held in Brisbane. 2017 school leaver Lwamba Chileshe placed first in the U19 division of the competition, which featured top players from Australia and the Pacific. Temwa Chileshe Year 13 placed fifth–eight and Sean Dykes 2017… Read more

    NZ squash players triumph at Oceania championships
  • UK football coach joins St Paul’s

    18 January 2018

    Newly appointed St Paul’s football coach Sam Wilkinson spent six years coaching football in the UK. He recently returned to New Zealand with a goal of growing the sport in his home region. Sam grew up playing football in the Waikato. After trying to pursue a career in professional football in the UK as a teenager, he returned to play… Read more

    UK football coach joins St Paul’s
  • Performing in NYC

    7 December 2017

    The opportunity to learn from renowned conductors and perform at the world-class Carnegie Hall in New York City has been given to three St Paul’s Collegiate School students. Aidan Phillips Year 13, Anna Hamilton and Victoria Chanwai Year 12 have been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall as part the 2018 Honours Performance Series in… Read more

    Performing in NYC
  • Remembering Passchendaele – A trip of a lifetime

    6 December 2017

    For Tony Wu, Conor Horrigan, Dylan Woodhouse all Year 12 and Lucy Tustin Year 13, travelling to Belgium to attend the Battle of Passchendaele commemorations was an eye opening and memorable experience. “Having learnt about Passchendaele in class and the toll it had on New Zealand, this was an opportunity for us to actually visit the… Read more

    Remembering Passchendaele – A trip of a lifetime
  • A mural of great size and meaning

    5 December 2017

    The legacy of Sir Edmund Hillary lives on in many shapes and forms – one of these is now a large-scale mural on St Paul’s sports centre. The mural, which depicts Sir Edmund Hillary and Mt Everest, was painted by well-known New Zealand artist Owen Dippie. A Collegian of the school, Dippie Clark 1997 – 2001, was commissioned to produce the… Read more

    A mural of great size and meaning
  • A stream of scholarship success

    21 November 2017

    News of our senior students successfully achieving university scholarships has been trickling in these past few weeks. We are proud to have had 41 scholarships awarded across 25 students – the most we have ever received. Notably Matthew Jayasuria was offered six scholarships. These included Otago Leaders of Tomorrow, Victoria Excellence… Read more

    A stream of scholarship success
  • US psychologist says screen addiction damaging children

    20 November 2017

    We're raising a generation of screen addicts and it’s being encouraged in the most unlikely of places – schools. An Ivy League-educated expert in addiction says modern classrooms where kids under 10 use portable devices are most at risk. American psychologist Dr Nicholas Kardaras has been actively advocating that screen addiction be… Read more

    US psychologist says screen addiction damaging children
  • Kiwi artist Owen Dippie paints Sir Ed mural for Hamilton’s St Paul’s Collegiate School

    17 November 2017

    Owen Dippie has travelled around the world creating murals for the masses. Now he’s back where it all began. The Kiwi artist has returned to his former high school to complete an artwork commissioned by former pupils. Once he’s wrapped up on Sunday, overlooking Hamilton’s St Paul’s Collegiate School’s tennis courts will be the face of Sir… Read more

    Kiwi artist Owen Dippie paints Sir Ed mural for Hamilton’s St Paul’s Collegiate School
  • Home beckons budding rugby player

    15 November 2017

    From St Paul’s to Super Rugby, Tom Franklin is making his mark in the rugby world. Tom never dreamed of being an All Black. Sure, he entertained the idea like any young Kiwi would. But for the Bay of Plenty native, rugby was about playing with his mates and having fun. Tom Sargood 2004 – 2008 grew up in the small beach town of Opotiki –… Read more

    Home beckons budding rugby player
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