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ONSLOW COLLEGE BULLETIN TERM FOUR, WEEK FIVE

NEED TO KNOW AND ACTION

2019 Start of Year Information
2019 Star of Year information is now available on our website for students, parents, caregivers and whanau. Click HERE to view information by Year level.

New Times for 2019 School Day
Please inform students to look at the new times for next year. Start and finish times remain the same, however there are changes to spell times and Ako will be on held on Wednesday and Friday following Spell 3. The new times are listed on the front page of the Website and are also clearly visible on the Onslow College App once logged in under Timetables.

Year 9 and 10 – End of Year Assessment
End of Year Assessment and Attitude information is now available in the Learning Programme. If you are unable to access the Learning Programme via the Portal, please email WebPortal@onslow.school.nz to receive instructions on how to sign up. You are welcome to contact teachers at any time via email if you have questions about the data.

Interested in Hosting an International Student Next Year?
We still need to place a male for 1 or 2 terms and a female international student for one year from late January. If you would like some information about them and the homestay programme please email international@onslow.school.nz as soon as possible.

HEADS UP

Junior Poetry Awards
Congratulations this year go to Freya Kelly and Dandelion Huang. Both submitted writing of the highest quality. Well done girls.

NZSS Athletics Results
Last weekend Andrew Jenkins (Year 11) and Sophie Wellington (Year 10) headed to Dunedin to compete in the New Zealand Secondary Schools Track and Field Athletics Champs. Andrew finished with a Bronze medal in the 200m Junior Boys, after qualifying for the final with the 4th fastest time. An amazing result for Andrew! He also competed in the 100m Junior Boys sprints qualifying for the semi-finals and finishing 4th in this race.

Sophie Wellington competed in the Junior Girls 400m Sprints, and made it into the semi-final, only just missing out on the final. An awesome effort for Sophie at her first National Champs. Click HERE to view the results for the Wellington region.

Wellington Junior Scientists Tournament
Last Wednesday the Wellington Junior Scientists Tournament was held here at Onslow College. 14 Teams from across Wellington competed, presenting and debating their solutions to a set of open-ended scientific research problems. The Onslow College team of Year 9 students competed well, scoring consistently high scores all day, and came out convincing winners at the end of the Tournament. Congratulations to the team of Isabelle Faulkner, Will Peploe, Benjy Smith and Kate Whelan.

Final Day 2018 - Year 9 and Year 10 - Wednesday 12 December 2018
Year 9 Assembly (Spell 5) 2:15pm
Year 10 Assembly (Spell 3) 11:00am

Start Dates 2019
8:45am - Thursday 7 February – Year 9 and all new students Powhiri/ Orientation Day
8:45am - Friday 8 February – Year 10 Orientation Day
8:45am – Monday 11 February – All Students

Course Confirmation Day 2019 - Wednesday 30 January 2019
Year 13 - 9:00am – 11:00am
Year 12 – 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Year 11 (only if contacted by the Dean due to a subject clash)

UPCOMING DATES

12 Dec – Last day for Year 9 and 10
30 Jan – Course Confirmation Day
7 Feb – Powhiri New Students
8 Feb – Year 10 starts
11 Feb – All students