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Apologies to those trying to access our website. We are currently experiencing technical issues and repair is taking longer than expected. We appreciate those of you who have taken the time to let us know and we are doing our best to resolve the situation. Please contact the school office for further information. (Ironically you…

Age is no barrier

We honoured a group of our seniors yesterday at our Leavers’ assembly. These are the students that are moving into a new season of learning, beyond the school gates. We thanked them for their contribution to Excellere College and prayed for success in their future endeavours. We also had a dinner for them last night.…

We are all anointed, in Christ

I attended the Junior College speech finals on Wednesday and was very impressed with the quality of all the speakers. They all displayed a confidence beyond their years, spoke clearly and kept audience interest. Congratulations to all those involved. We welcome Elisha Hankins to our staff this term. Elisha is on his final practicum from…

Rejoice for joy

You may have noticed our newly painted PE storage containers, beside the gym, and the new canopy   going up at the Whare entrance. We, again, thank Paul Erceg for managing these projects, and NorthTec students for the paint-job. Congratulations to Sarah Shortland, who is our new Student Trustee. We thank Justine Milina for an    outstanding…

Find the still waters to be refreshed

Our Year 11 students at the OPC camp on Great Barrier island have had a wonderful experience. We pray safe journey home, and a relaxing weekend to recover. Our mufti day raised $206.60 for the World Vision project for refugees in Lebanon. It is great news that our Parent Support Group will continue due to…

Walk out your Faith

Our Year 13 skiiers had an outstanding time on the slopes earlier this week. Plenty of snow, fine weather and a sense of adventure saw them learning new skills and enjoying fellowship. Next week a group of Year 11 students will be attending the OPC camp on Great Barrier island. This is another wonderful opportunity…

Abide in Christ, in stillness

Our Year 11-13 students sat their exams this week. These are an important part of their preparation for externals and would count towards any assessments if they were unable to attend the final exams. We pray that their results reflect the efforts put in for all students. Our singers contributed to the local Primary Schools’…

The deepest love of all

Our Support Group need your urgent support. Over the years dedicated parents have displayed their servant heart through raising funds and encouraging the home-school partnership in our school.        However we need an injection of new faces onto the team to keep it going. It would be a shame to lose our Friday canteen and the…

Built for us all

Yesterday our Year 7/8 netball team competed in the local tournament. The girls put in a great effort and although the scores did not go our way they were fine representatives of Excellere College. Well done team. Our cross country runners also competed yesterday at Barge Park in the Whangarei Championship.      All six students put…

Serve one another

Yesterday our Year 7/8 basketball team competed in the local tournament. They all had a great time and represented Excellere College well. Thank you to all those that participated in Daffodil Day today. It was yellow-out. We raised $261.30 for the Cancer Society, an outstanding effort. Next week our students will be competing in the…

Be assured of His love

We were blessed to have Laughton Kora with us during the week taking a group of our students through the journey of writing a song. I was impressed by his quick connection with all the children, and their amazing response through song. All had contributed to the recording of an original piece by the end…