Y11 Senior Camp 2020

Last week 11 students and 3 teachers departed from school, on our way to Mimiwhangata for our week long Year 11 school camp. When we arrived there we found out we had to carry everything over a steep hill that looked like a mountain, that we only had a long drop as a toilet and…

RDYA Road Safety Course

All the Year 12 students attended a road safety program called RYDA (Rotary Youth Driver Awareness) last Thursday. The purpose of the course is to help reduce the crashes on our roads by encouraging Year 12-13 students to have a more responsible attitude while driving. RYDA was a highly engaging and memorable one day workshop.…

Head Boy and Girl 2020

We are the head boy and head girl of Excellere College, Marlo Quenault and Daniellah Patuawa. We have started the year with an eager ambition to learn and grow in our role as head students. We are very excited for this year, with the biggest enrolment of students we have ever had; starting the year…

From Stuart Savage

As deadlines for assessments quickly near, I am reminded of the approaching term one end. With only a week left, I have to wonder to myself: “Where did the term disappear to..?” Time flies when you’re having fun, right?  Nonetheless, the year 13s, student leaders and myself have been chipping away at our assigned leadership…

Faith without action, is dead!

Throughout the Bible, we see examples of men and women with great faith. For example, Abraham the “Father of Faith” devoted himself to God and was righteous.  When God commanded him to “go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you” Genesis 12:1. he didn’t hesitate.  In Abraham’s…

Word of encouragement

Just a short message of encouragement. Exams are coming up, with only 2 weeks to go for the seniors the pressure is piling on. For our senior students it is very important for them to put in the effort for what they are hoping to achieve,  ‘If you fail to plan, you plan to fail!’.…