Northcote College 2017
Thursday 8 June to Friday 16 June 2017
Welcome to Northcote College
Northcote College has a proud tradition. It is the secondary school on the North Shore with the longest history. The School was founded in 1877. 2017 is the 141st year in the history of Northcote College.
People and positive relationships are at the heart of Northcote College. We recognise that each student is important and unique. We work hard to create an environment where students are happy, thrive academically, enjoy the co-curricular opportunities available and share positive values.
This weekly report is a summary of the sporting action over the last week - based on the information received from coaches and managers.
Auckland Transport has developed a plan to improve safety for students crossing Onewa and Kauri Glen Roads and construction may well commence by June 2017.
In the recent Charles Brasch Young Writers' Essay Competition 2017 - Mia Rutledge was awarded Second Place and Ioana Manoa was awarded Highly Commended. The winner of the competition is presently studying at the University of Columbia in the United States.
Ioana Manoa is one of four secondary school students have been selected as winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Youth Mentorship Programme 2017.
Former Northcote College student, Madison Bartlett has made the Kiwi Ferns squad for the first time. Her debut will be in the ANZAC clash against Australia. Now she's hoping for a selection in the World Cup this year.
Twelve Japanese language students from Year 10, 11 and 12 spent two weeks in Japan in the April school holidays accompanied by Japanese language teachers, Yvonne Acheson and Stephanie Alexander.
The poor weather at the end of Term 1 meant the scheduled school cross country had to be abandoned. Well done to the keen runners took to the fields and streets on Wednesday 3 May. Their results are below.
Former Northcote College Deputy Head Girl and Victrix Ludorum, Tabi Porter has been named as Metropolitan State University 2017 Women's Tennis Player of the Year. Tabi has a sports scholarship to study at MSU in Denver Colorado.
The Northcote College Slam Poetry Team competed brilliantly in the Northern and Western heats on the 1st of April and have won a place at the Auckland semi-finals in August.
Bobbi Gichard 13KDY will compete at the World Swimming Championships in Budapest from July 23-30 this year.Bobbi's specialty is backstroke and she took out two gold medals and a silver at the New Zealand Championships.