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Principal’s Panui – 28 September 2018

Principal’s Panui – 28 September 2018

“You cannot manage time; you can only manage yourself. Time management is really life management, personal management, management of yourself, rather than of time or circumstances. Time is perishable; it cannot be saved. Time is irreplaceable; nothing else can replace it. Time is irretrievable; once it is gone or wasted, you can never get it back. Finally, time is indispensable, especially for accomplishment of any kind. All achievement, all results, all success require time.” Peter Drucker So decide on the W.I.N, What’s important Now, then plan for and invest time in what you value through giving to it your genuine…

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Australian touring School

On Wednesday, 26 September Rutherford College hosted Coomera Anglican School Touring Sports teams. The goal of their visit was to compete against our basketball and netball teams and to experience the culture of Rutherford College. The day began with a Powhiri followed by a spectacular welcome from the Te Kotuku making it very memorable for the Australian School. Both teams headed off to their games. This was an exciting opportunity for Coomera, playing against different styles in different facilities allowing each of their individual players to enhance their skill levels. The chance for our students to experience a different style…

ISport Foundation National Leadership Day

iSport Foundation National Leadership Day

On Wednesday, 26 September myself, Matt and 10 others had the opportunity to attend the iSport Foundation National Leadership Day. iSport is a trust that was founded by Dan Carter and Ritchie McCaw to empower youth and to encourage self-leadership. Throughout the first half of the day, there were many inspirational leaders who talked about their experiences and what journey they’ve been on to get into the position they’re in. Some key mentions are world champion kayaker Caitlin Ryan and rower Toby Cunliffe-Steel. Someone who stood out and made an instant impact was the Kiwi’s current coach Micheal Maguire. Micheal…

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6th NZ National Mosaic Art Exhibition and Competition

Congratulations to Emily Thorn who won the 1st place Youth Award in the mosaic competition for her mosaic titled 'Beach Jandals' and also the 3rd place Youth Award for her mosaic titled 'Mexican Sugar Skull'. Emily's mosaics will be on display at the 6th New Zealand National Mosaic Art Exhibition, at the Estuary Arts Centre Orewa, until the Sunday, 30 September.

2019 Homestay Registration

2019 Homestay Registration

Register now to host an international student in 2019. The International Student Programme is a valued part of life at Rutherford College, providing opportunities for our students to interact with and gain greater understanding of other cultures and different ways of living. 2019 will be no exception and we are looking forward to once again welcoming International Groups to our school to experience a slice of “Kiwi life” and of course to learn and practice English. We require lots of new homestay families who are willing to host international students on a short term basis. This could mean hosting for…

Junior Speech Competition

Participants for the upcoming Speech Competition please come to B6 at Interval on Friday, 28th, to finalise the details of the event.

Last day of term 3

Friday 28th September is our last day of term 3. It is normal school hours with a finish time of 3.10 pm on the day, buses are scheduled to run as normal.

Wider Living Week

A reminder to all year 9 and 10 students that their forms and deposits for WLW are due by the end of this term. Places are filling fast and ALL students are required to sign up for an activity, so be sure to get in quickly to avoid disappointment.

Cultural Dinner Awards Tickets

Just a reminder the cultural dinner tickets are on sale now and is first in first served due to limited seating. Please pay at accounts and come and collect your tickets from the performing arts office from Mrs Chandra during interval or lunch.

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