With the impending festive season and end of school celebrations, some teenagers may be feeling ready to party, wanting to put the disruptions, frustrations and disappointments of this past year, behind them. This special report discusses how parents and carers can talk with their teens about sensible drinking habits.
It’s become common to hear swearing and offensive language around us every day – on the streets, tv, social media, music, and more. But while it’s become less taboo, derogatory language and swearing about someone, or at them, is still a form of verbal abuse.
Northcote College Year 9 and Year 10 students are invited to return to school from Monday 22 November (not at earlier dates you may see in the media). You can choose whether or not your child returns to school on 22 November. Please make the decision that is best for your child and your whānau.
The world we now live in is a very different place - and we are constantly being reminded of the challenges we face via numerous media and social media channels which can leave us feeling stressed and anxious. This special report deals with ways of managing the overwhelm.
We are looking forward to welcome our senior students back at Northcote College next week. From Tuesday 26 October Year 11, 12, and 13 students may return to school for face-to-face learning.
Term 4 is underway – and online teaching and learning begins again today (Monday 18 October, Timetable Day 5). We hope you have all had a refreshing break and are recharged and ready to go!
Former Northcote College student Georgia Tong said a rapid "yes" when she got the call up to the Silver Ferns for last week's series against the England Roses.
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) and the theme for this year is “Take Time to Kōrero”, because a little chat goes a long way! Each day this week we'll bring you new resources to help you take care of your mental wellbeing.