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Students serve up weekend of good intentions
20 June 2019
In support of the World Vision 40 Hour Famine, a group of St Paul’s students gave up their weekend to spend 40 hours serving others.
Students find beauty in the slums
25 January 2019
The service trip does much more than provide an opportunity for St Paul’s students to work with slum-living children in Cambodia.
Community gala a monster success
21 September 2018
From bouncy castles, food stalls and raffles to musical performances, games and a monster garage sale – the St Paul’s Collegiate School Community Gala had something for the whole family to enjoy.
Colours for service awarded
12 September 2018
This week in Chapel, four Year 13 students were awarded inaugural ‘colours’ for their contribution to service here at St Paul’s.
Community gala has something for everyone
3 September 2018
From bouncy castles, food stalls and raffles to musical performances, games and a monster garage sale – the St Paul’s Collegiate School Community Gala has something for the whole family to enjoy.
Student service initiative wins World Vision award
27 August 2018
A group of St Paul’s Collegiate School and Waikato Diocesan School for Girls students have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the 2018 40 Hour Famine.
Ukulele a hit with St Joans residents
7 August 2018
Come Tuesday lunchtime it’s smiles all round in the activity room of Hamilton’s St Joans care centre – smiles brought about by the sound of ukuleles.
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.
Striving for gold with Duke of Edinburgh
15 August 2017
Four days of cross-country mountain bike riding, learning to play the guitar and getting involved with academic tutoring are just some of the activities Oliver Saunders has taken on board over the past year in order to complete his Duke of Edinburgh gold award.
Lucky guess wins rugby balls for local schools
10 July 2017
For Year 9 student Joe Gray this was not your typical ‘guess the number of lollies in the jar’ competition, instead Joe had to guess how many rugby balls filled a land rover – and he guessed correctly, winning 200 rugby balls for his school.
Giving time to neighbouring school children
30 May 2017
It’s lunchtime, and they’re already waiting by the vans.
Students volunteer in Cambodia
30 May 2017
‘A unique, life-changing experience’ is guaranteed when students leave the comforts of home and school for 18 weeks at Tihoi, but as 24 students and staff found on their service trip to Cambodia last year, it’s not the only defining experience one can have during their time at St Paul’s.
Outreach team brighten sick children’s Easter
8 May 2017
St Paul’s student-led Mission and Outreach team brought joy to many as they handed out donated chocolate eggs to patients in the children’s ward at Waikato Hospital last month.
St Paul’s invites local primary schools for lunch
10 March 2017
The past two Wednesdays have seen streams of excited students from local low decile primary schools shuffle into St Paul’s chapel as the senior students continue their ‘Over the Fence Ministry’ programme for 2017.
Cambodia volunteering trip sparks a flame in students
1 March 2017
In December last year, while most were gearing up for the summer break at the beach, nineteen intrepid St Paul’s students were boarding a plane to Phnom Penh, Cambodia on the service trip of a lifetime.
Understanding of refugee crisis grows through service
20 October 2016
For the past six months, 40-odd St Paul’s Collegiate School students have volunteered their time to the Refugee Orientation Centre Trust, a non-for-profit organisation helping refugees settle into life in New Zealand.
St Paul’s students help raise funds for hospital chaplains
24 August 2016
They comfort patients and family in their time of need and provide spiritual guidance to those who are terminally ill, sick or on a long road to recovery.
Over the Fence project wins award for Hamilton student
27 May 2016
Finding 300 teenage volunteers to give up a lunchtime may sound challenging.
Student wins national youth award
26 May 2016
St Paul’s Collegiate School student Serena Lim-Strutt (Year 13) was presented with a New Zealand Youth Week ‘giving back’ award by Hon Nikki Kaye, Minister for Youth, at Parliament House in Wellington on Tuesday 24 May.
Double delight for St John star
11 May 2016
Sasha Patil, a student at St Paul’s Collegiate, recently gained the division’s ultimate award – Grand Prior – and was named champion team leader at the St John’s national youth competition.
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