TEAM EFFORT

1 December 2017

Congratulations to the Junior A girls water polo team who finished 2nd at the Junior North Island Secondary Schools Water Polo Championships. Great work Harriet Cook, Chloe Tattersfield, Rachel Denny, Bri Hyland, Georgia Foley, Amelia Wilby, Ella Palmer, Briar Ellyett, Sarah Boswell, Georgia Milne and Amber Waymouth and PE teacher Olly Gibb.

FULL STEM AHEAD

24 November 2017

 

The Years 10 had fantastic time listening to STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) speakers including Melanie Wood, a structural engineer who has worked on The Block NZ and Grand Designs. Melanie talked about the practical applications of Maths at work. Other speakers Petra Pearce from Niwa, Sarah Lewington from Tegel, and Anjlai Gupta, studying for a PhD in forensic science, also gave the girls insights into the technical aspects of their jobs.

 

SPORTING GLORY

24 November 2017

 

Eight St Cuthbert’s College students were finalists at the 27th Annual College Sports Auckland Young Sportsperson of the Year Awards.

Madison Doar won the overall award for young Sportswoman of the Year Award for hockey.  She also won the Hockey award and was a finalist in Distance Running.

Bernadette Doyle was a finalist in the overall Young Sportswoman of the Year Award and won the Water Polo category.

Kendall Vaughan won the Distance Runner title and was a finalist in the All Rounder category. Estella Matthewson won the Gymsports category. Caitlin Mary Parker Allen was a finalist in Water Polo. Katie Doar and Tonya Botherway were finalists in the Hockey category. Georgia Fyfe was a finalist in the Squash category.

Madi couldn’t be at the awards presentation at Eden Park on Thursday 23 November because she is playing for the Black Sticks preparing for the World League semi-final clash against England in Auckland tonight. Her sister Katie received the award on her behalf.

St Cuthbert’s teams of distance running, hockey and water polo were acknowledged for winning their respective national titles.

Pictured above, from left to right is Tonya Botherway, Kendall Vaughan, Estella Matthewson, Katie Doar, Caitlin Mary Parker Allen and Bernadette Doyle.  Absent from the photo are Madison Doar and Georgia Fyfe.

Pictured below is Madi Doar in action for the Black Sticks against Argentina.

 

 

VALUE ADDED

15 November 2017

Grace McGregor-Macdonald and Tiaare Ahovelo received citizenship awards from Remuera Lions Club. We are so proud that our girls demonstrate community values and service. Grace is pictured with world champion kayaker Taris Harker and Lions president Josephine Foged. Tiarre is pictured with Middle School deputy principal Deb Lean.

STAR DANCER

15 November 2017

Alice Shirreffs came first in the Sir John Logan Campbell Ballet Award. This is regarded as the premier annual ballet competition in New Zealand! And she has won a scholarship to the New Zealand School of Dance.