We are a part of God’s Kingdom plan

company, great music, great dancing, great kai, and a great night had by all. It was also wonderful to see students from Renew School, and guests, joining in.  We thank Mrs Smith, the student committee, and the team of helpers for their behind-the-scenes organisation. Earlier this week I attended the Association of Integrated Schools’ Conference.…

Change is a constant, and so is Jesus

It has been a week when it has really felt that winter has arrived. Our Northland rain has fallen, the wind has blown, and the temperature has begun to fall. Please ensure students are dressed appropriately, in school uniform, to keep themselves warm and dry. The puddles have made a reappearance around school, and we…

Speak Love and life

Our Year 4-6 students attended the local schools’ Winter Tournament last Wednesday. Although the sunshine was intermittent, they competed in a variety of sports and represented Excellere with integrity and honour. We held our Year 7-13 Cross Country on Wednesday morning. Cool, overcast weather greeted the students as they navigated the course through our back…

Made in His image

Our Year 7/8 students attended the local schools’ Winter Tournament last Wednesday. In spite of cool weather they competed well, and returned in good spirits. We have had Hugh Ozumba, a Music Mentor, visiting us the last two days. Hugh has been working with a small group of musicians developing their song-writing skills. This is…

Canteen – Term 2, 2021

Week 4 Fruit Salad $3.00 Sausage Rolls – Large $2.50 Sausage Rolls – Mini $1.00 Chicken nuggets (with sauce) $2.00 Brownie* $1.00 Week 5 Pasta Salad $3.00 Chicken tenders (with sauce) $3.50 Pies – Large $2.50 Pies – Mini $1.00 Cupcakes* (Chocolate chip) $0.50 Week 6 Muffins* $0.50 Chicken Kebabs $1.50 Wraps (Ham or Chicken)…

With music we will praise Him

It is wonderful to see our students using their initiative to benefit their peers. A Senior College group will be delivering Friday canteen from next week, and a group of Middle College students are organising ‘Wheel Days’, on the hard courts, for students to use their scooters, and skateboards during select lunchtimes. These are examples…

Thursday 20th May

As part of a recent agreement with the Government all schools are able to have eight TOD’s: one in 2020, three in 2021, and four in 2022. These are to cover upcoming NCEA, and curriculum developments.  

We are all lifelong learners

It was great to see our Interhouse volleyball competition earlier this week. This was organised by our House Leaders and will be followed by more events throughout the year. On Wednesday loud explosions rocked the deck around our prefab block. Fortunately they were controlled, as Mr Rooney conducted a series of experiments for a large…