Alpha Students – Food Detectives

29 August 2016 This term, Year Nine Alpha classes are taking part in cross curricular enrichment. As part of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) challenge Mr de Weerd’s Alpha class spent Thursday morning in Food Technology working as “Food Detectives”. Students were set the task of measuring the effect that Poly-glycerol polyricinoleate (PGPR), […]

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Hamish Sails into a Scholarship

26 August 2016 Hamish is a senior technology student and an enthusiastic sailor. He has undertaken a very complicated project for NCEA Scholarship; the design and manufacture of an affordable hydro-foiling skiff. It is a radical design which involved Hamish designing his boat from the ground up to ensure his design is both functional and […]

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Tula’i Leadership Graduation Celebrations

22 August 2016 Congratulations to our senior Pasifika students who last week celebrated their graduation from the Tula’i Leadership Programme. The eight students completed 8 modules over six months focusing on developing leadership abilities. Year 12 student and Tula’i participant Tashina says the main message she takes away from the programme is to “lead through […]

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Mobile Art

25 August 2016 Henderson High School has had the pleasure this week of  experiencing the Art Roadshow. This traveling art exhibition has been parked at our campus, providing our students with a unique opportunity to see art works up close and appreciate the scale and effort of the pieces. Art student Maddy said it was […]

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Senior Netball Girls – Top of Their Game

20 August 2016 Both our Senior Red and Senior Yellow teams finished their season with a win, coming out first and second in their grade respectively. Teacher co-ordinators Lucia Ablett and Claire Johnston are proud of what the girls have achieved this season; Miss Ablett noting that Senior Red actually moved up a grade mid-season […]

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