ICAS – International Tests

If you are interested in seeing how Academically able you are you can sign up for ICAS Testing. These tests are run by the University of New South Wales in Australia. There are tests in Digital Technologies, Science, Spelling, Writing, English and Maths. There is a fee for each test. Students from all over Australasia and South East Asia sit these tests. Information/registration sheets are available at the school office. Forms must be returned by Friday March 9th. Any queries see Mr Sleep.

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The Hive 106.9FM

If you are Year 7 and wanting to be involved in our school Radio Station there is a meeting on at interval today in the DT Room.
Look forward to seeing you there.

Mr Haimona

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Cyclists – In school grounds.

Great to see so many people (students and staff) cycling and scootering to and from school each day. Remember that you need to observe road rules while on your bike. Stick to the left, watch for vehicles and give way to pedestrians. In school remember to walk your bike to the main gate or the track by Room 20. You can then jump on your bike and ride.  (remember to walk your bike across the crossing). Be safe, be seen and look out for others!

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Canoe Polo

Monday 18th Feb
5.05-5.25 Red..…Highlands 1 vrs Highlands 2………….Yellow
5.30-5.50 Red..…Highlands 3 vrs Sea cucumbers ….yellow

6.20-7.05 Coaching on strokes to those who want to learn. We can only do 11 at a time, so we made need to do it in two groups.

If you are not sure what team you are in please come to the hall at morning tea time

Thanks Mrs Barkley

 

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FUTSAL at YMCA

Those students interested in playing FUTSAL at YMCA this term please sign up in the sign up foyer TODAY. Competition starts this weekend on Sunday . This term you play 6 games and it will cost around $25.

I will send out a letter tomorrow for those interested.

Thanks, Mr Stone

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CITY TOUCH TARANAKI

Touch in Bell Block starts on the 28th of February. We need to place teams this week. If you are interested in playing touch this term please sign up in the sign up foyer TODAY. You need to create your own team and have a coach/referee for your team. If you don’t have a team, put your name down anyway and I can find one for you. I will have a notice out tomorrow for those players interested.

Regards,

Mr Stone.

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GIRLS CRICKET

Reminder that the T20 competition for girls starts today at 4pm at FDMC. Be there at about 3.45pm.

There will be no girls 1st XI going to the tournament in Palmerston North as we do not have enough interest.

There is no Taranaki Girls development team in the SP2 competition.

Thanks, Mr Stone.

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NETBALL TRIALS

Reminder that netball trials for year 8 students are on this Wednesday and Thursday from 3.30pm to 5pm. Yr 7’s are next week. If you are wanting to make a competitive team then you need to trial. If you put down social netball then you don’t need to trial.

Can both yr 7’s and yr8’s please check with your teacher or the bubble noticeboard to make sure your name has been placed on the list. If it is not on the list let Mr Stone know ASAP.

Thanks.

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HICAD applications

Reminder that HICAD applications are due in by the end of today, thanks. Late applications will not be accepted. Hand into office or Mr Stone/your classroom teacher. Mr Stone

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PE Gear

Friday PE gear needs to be returned this morning at 8:45, and any other gear you may have, please search back rooms etc as we are already missing heaps!

Also pick up your orders for today at 8:45 this morning!

Thanks!

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1st 11 Highlands Cricket Team

Meet at the nets at 12:55 ready to go in your PE gear boys.

Any issues see me before then in Rm 16.

Mr Hitchcock.

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Highlands Mountain Biking

Please get your teacher to sign you up if you are interested in trailing for the Highlands mountain bike club.  The club will run after school weather permitting every other week and you must have a parent able to collect you from Lake Mangamahoe.  To join the club you must have a suitable mountain bike, helmet and be somewhat confident on single track Mountain bike trails. Any questions come see Mr Wise in room 20.

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Lost purse

If you  have dropped a little pink silky purse, please come and see us at the school office.

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Americarna Banners

The Americarna cars will be passing by Highlands Intermediate on Friday 23rd March starting at 9.45am. The head along Coronation Avenue on their way south towards Inglewood.

Your Challenge is to create an Americarna banner to welcome and support the cars and their drivers/owners. Create a Banner , make it colourful and eye catching and hopefully Highlands can win the Banner Competition this year.

You can also earn a Cultural and Arts Point on your CV, These can be made either individually or in pairs.

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Football Boys

Your first trial is on Thursday 22nd February 3.15pm at school. Bring your boots, water bottle and PE uniform. Any questions, please ask.

Mr Clark and Mrs Sarten

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Canoe Polo

**Canoe Polo**
 
School League Introduction Sunday 18th February between 1pm and 3pm. You must attend this if it is your first time playing Canoe Polo. All equipment supplied just wear togs/wetsuit. The league starts Monday 19th February. Forms can be collected from the school office.  Thanks Mrs Barkley
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