Heritage Quiz

Your child will have brought home a Heritage Quiz booklet including a sponsorship sheet last week. The school has identified the Heritage Quiz as a fundraiser for this year and it is a simple way to get the students to learn some interesting facts about their school, local community and New Zealand. The money raised…

Auckland City Mission

One Can – Two Can Appeal All it takes is two cans  to make a difference for a family in need.. On Friday the 1st of July we displayed all contributions for the One Can Two Can Appeal during assembly. We all pulled together as a community and brought cans and other goods to feed families in…

ICAS Results

Congratulations to all students who have completed their ICAS exams. Next term we have the English and maths ICAS exams. All students who have completed an exam will receive a certificate, presented at our school assembly. We would like to give special mention to the students who have received Merit and Credit Awards for the following…

SEZ Table Tennis

Howick Intermediate competed in the South Eastern Zone Table Tennis competition on Thursday 7 July. Our team of 10 boys were stunned to walk into the venue and be faced with a hall of approx 20 table tennis tables. It didn’t take them long to work out where they had to be and who their…

SEZ Gymnastics

After years of absence from the Gymnastics scene, Howick Intermediate is back in full force. Sixteen talented gymnasts represented our school on Tuesday 5 July. The girls looked smart in their brand new skorts, singlets and ribbons in their hair. For weeks they have practiced their ability to do a proper vault, floor and beam routine. Their eagerness…

Inter Zone Rugby Competition

Howick Intermediate Open rugby boys placed 3rd overall in the Inter Zone competition on Tuesday 28 June. The boys played exceptionally well and demonstrated great sportsmanship and skills, on and off the field. We won 3 out of 4 games in our pool which qualified us to play in semi finals. In the semi finals we played against…

Basketball

In preparation for the AIMS Games, the Boys Basketball team has been taking part in the Auckland Basketball Eastern Suburbs competition on Wednesday nights. They played 8 games over the competition and won 7 of them which made them champions of their grade. They received medals and certificates for their hard work. Each member of the team…

J Rock

On Tuesday 28 June, our school dance team participated in J ROCK at the ASB Theatre . J ROCK is a performing arts event incorporating dance, drama and design. Students had the opportunity to express their creativity through music and dance by producing an eight minute performance. Our dance team and teachers worked extremely hard over…

Achiever’s Breakfast

On Wednesday 6 July we celebrated the achievement of 12 high performing students. Achievements from a wide range of areas were recognised. This reflected the value we place on talent, not only in mathematics and English, but also in science and technology, the Arts and sport. The awards also reflected the emphasis we place on…

J Rock

On Tuesday 28 June, our school dance team participated in J ROCK. J ROCK is a performing arts event incorporating dance, drama and design. Students have the opportunity to express their creativity through music and dance by producing an eight minute performance. Our dance team and teachers have worked extremely hard over the past two…

Host Family Appeal

We are looking for families to host Korean students from Hambaek Middle School who will be attending our school from 27 July – 21 August 2016. As they come to experience our unique Kiwi lifestyle and culture, we require families where English is the first language. We place two students per home – they need their own bed and…

Student Achievement

Congratulations to Beniah Ioelu, Ben Ake, Bradley Tuputuia and Mesake Tufunga who have trialed successfully and for making the 2016 squad for the Bill McLaren East Auckland Representative team. Nearly 70 boys were nominated to trial for the team and the standard of rugby was high. The squad will compete in the annual Bill McLaren…