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God’s love is for sharing

We had our first Student Council meeting last Friday. With full attendance we clarified the role, meeting procedures and expectations. Next meeting we will elect our ‘officers’ and explore initial projects for the year. Our Year 11—13 students had their camps this week, Year 11 at Mimiwhangata, and Y12 at the Tangihuas. Despite some damp,…

Blessed are the peacemakers

We had our Year 7-13 Athletics day at Kensington Park today, with fine, warm weather. It was great to see the participation of our students, and the support for those competing. Our Year 4-6 students are off on camp next week. This will be an amazing opportunity, in God’s creation, to share an adventure and…

We are all God’s children

In a first for Excellere College we had three students compete in an equestrian event at Barge Park       yesterday. Fortunately they were already gifted in this pursuit and competed with skill and heart. We had our first whole school assembly today. We revealed our House Leaders, and had some feedback from a group of students…

Your will be done

We have been blessed with some hot weather this week. When not in the air-conditioned comfort of their rooms children need to be sure they keep themselves safe by drinking water, staying in the shade, and wearing a school hat. Our Picnic, on Tuesday, was a great success. Despite being the hottest day this year,…

Welcome to 2020

I hope that you all were able to find refreshment over the Christmas break, and spend time in God’s   company, enjoying God’s creation, and sharing God’s kingdom on earth. We had a wonderful pōwhiri on Tuesday to welcome new students, families and staff. It was our largest group starting to date as we start the…

Blessed to be a child of God

We had a wonderful turnout for our transition morning on Tuesday. It was great to see so many of our new students come and spend some time getting to know us, and their new classmates. Both of our Award events yesterday were an excellebration of the efforts of our students throughout the year. It was…

We are thankful

As we enter our last full week of school this year we are thankful for the many blessings that the Lord has showered upon us. We continue to provide a successful, Christian education option in Whangarei.  We continue to seek excellence through on-going staff professional learning. We continue to make prayer a vital part of…

We are saved, in the Lord

Only two weeks left as we welcome the warmer weather, and finalise end-of-year events. It is going to be another season celebrating learning success and the continuing growth of our school. Our Middle College enjoyed a SPRINGS trip to the pools on Wednesday. They had a great time in the    water, and all returned safely.…

Stay strong in your circumstance

With three weeks to go we are winding down, and winding up with our 2020 planning. Staff are currently completing reports, and reviews to inform our planning. End of year trips are being organised, and preparations for our Awards events are in full swing. Please pray peace and wisdom for us, at this time. We…

Lord, we are in Your hands

Our leavers’ assembly yesterday was a celebration of the students’ time with us, mixed with some words of wisdom for their future. As they leave us this year we are confident that this group of students can have a positive influence on the world, and stay strong in their Faith. We pray that all our…