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Thanks to Pearl Beesley – 13Art Design – for the ArtsNews Heading in this issue.

48hrs Film Competition Success!

Congratulations to Archie Crayford and Finlay Trelease-Hughes (Team Shole)! Their film 'Maybe Crazy' made for the 48hr film competition has been nominated for best school team award in the Auckland…

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Arts News

It’s Showtime! At the end of term two we warmly invited whānua, kaiako and tauira to our Junior Arts showing in the school hall. This new event aimed to give…

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More Rockquest successes!

Western Springs College won first place in both the solo/duo, and band sections of the SmokefreeRockquest Auckland Central regional finals! Huge congratulations to This Machine Means Murder who won the bands…

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WSCW success at Smokefree Rockquest Auckland heats

WSCW success at SmokefreeRockquest Auckland heats - bands and solos On Saturday afternoon (11 June 2022), 27 bands from 15 Auckland Central schools made lots of noise, pumping out original…

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Arts News – May 2022

   

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Two 2021 Alumni featured in 2022 NZQA Top Art Exhibition

Exciting news... Two 2021 Alumni have had their Level 3 Art Design portfolios selected to tour as a part of the 2022 NZQA Top Art Exhibition. Congratulations on your success…

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  2022 Arts – Exploring, creating, refining and designing! This year started with navigating the current landscape of covid protection framework in relation to each one of our Arts areas.…

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Tēnā koutou katoa Samantha Wood Rawnsley connecting in for our final 2021 ArtsNews. Firstly, I would like to acknowledge the creativity and adaptability of our dedicated arts Kaiako and ākonga.…

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Design, Photography or Painting Portfolios

Missing your 2019, 2020 or 2021 11Art, 12Art Design, Photography or Painting Portfolio? The Art Dept at WSCW may be able to help. Interest in collecting can be made to…

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Tēnā koutou katoa It has been another busy term in the all Arts areas of Western Springs College Ngā Puna O Waiōrea. I would like to take this moment to…

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Tēnā koutou katoa It has been a busy time in the Drama department preparing eight groups of students for the SGCNZUOSW Regional Shakespeare Festival Auckland West. Last Sunday we took…

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Arts News

Tēnā koutou katoa Samantha Wood Rawnsley connecting in as Arts Coordinator for 2021. I am excited to hold this space that supports and celebrates the rich learning happening in the…

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Arts News

The end of term is fast approaching and for our seniors this is a crucial time as they look ahead to completing their courses of study. It has been fantastic…

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WSCW Dance Department Presents – Re Collect

Re Collect is a selection of the best from Western Springs College - Ngā Puna o Waiorea Dance students at NCEA Levels 1-3, Scholarship Dance and Year 10. This programme…

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The Ken Havill Centre for Learning is an incredible new building and learning space that all students are exploring and enjoying as well as teachers. New spaces, new resources, new…

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STOP PRESS....Congratulations!! Congratulations to our band Park Rd on making it through to the National Final of SmokefreeRockQuest 2019. This recent achievement follows on from their success at the regionals and takes…

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Dream Team! Success for Titus Andronicus at The National SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival at Wellington’s Michael Fowler Centre! Over Queen’s Birthday Weekend it was an absolute…

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Wonderful end of term news! A huge congratulations to Amy Morrin, Hattie Salmon, Niamh Maher, Sian Azariah, Grace Thevenard and Sienna Davidson, Y13, for winning the SGCNZ University of Otago…

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Drama students are very busy directing and rehearsing 5 and 15 minute extracts from Shakespearean plays in preparation for the annual Auckland West - Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival in April…

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The Junior Arts Festival 2018 Friday 16th November – next week! Showing: 3.30pm and 5.30pm TAPAC Theatre and Foyer - Western Springs College Students, families, friends and staff are invited…

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WSC-NPoW – Collections – Senior Dance Showcase 2018

Don't miss this! Make sure you get along to see the Western Springs College – Ngā Puna o Waiōrea - Senior Dance Showcase. Collections. Wednesday 26th September, 3.30pm and 7pm. Thursday…

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ARTS

  Term 3 is abuzz with final showcases of senior work in dance, drama and music. Art rooms and digital suites are a hive of activity as senior students begin…

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2–19 October It’s a clever and colourful re-telling of a classic - Beauty & the Beast as you’ve never seen before!  TAPAC is teaming up with The Stage Company to present…

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13Dance present ‘Reflections’ – A Response to WWI – Showing next week at TAPAC

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Drama productions have been in full swing! Following on from Y13 production of Animal Farm at the end of last term we’ve recently seen the end of production season with…

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  Term 2 has been action packed with the school production, class productions, trips and showcases. Staff and students have worked tirelessly to promote work done in and outside of…

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Library Commission – 2018

WHO, WHAT, WHERE, HOW AND LEAST IMPORTANTLY WHY? By Oscar Perress Furness-Wills – Y13 2017 This work is based on the general work of novelist Franz Kafka, as well as his…

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ROCKQUEST this weekend!

Six of our young women will represent WSC - NPoW at Rockquest this weekend. Saturday 7pm-10pm : Violet Elliott, Pip Owles and Hanah Tayeb play 2 originals in the regional finals; their…

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Arts News

Our theatre extravaganza The Addams Family – A New Musical has just concluded at TAPAC Theatre and what an incredible show it was! The Addams Family had sold-out audiences coming…

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Dance Students ‘On Tour’

Year 12 and 13 Dance students at YouDance, the Auckland secondary school dance festival, L-R: Huiarangi Te Kare, Malcolm Williams, Christophe Bate, Harmony Walker Takai, Georgia Menhennet, Kalea Tairi, Jae Lee…

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Spectacular Theatre!

Well what a whirlwind start to term two! The Year 12 students kicked off in weeks 1 and 2 with a brilliant interpretation of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' The four…

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The Addams Family – A New Musical – Production Photography

Spectacular Theatre! 'The Addams Family.' Where to begin? What a superb piece of musical theatre. The ensemble work, directed by Cherie Moore was exceptional across both casts. The band, led…

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Greetings from the Visual Art Department

It's week three and we have definitely hit the ground running this term.  The relative ‘busy’ness in the department is evident with the various Senior internal grades starting to be…

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The Addams Family Musical

  Western Springs College presents ‘The Addams Family’ - a spectacular musical comedy from the writers of the multi award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, with music and lyrics by TONY…

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Art News – April

This term is ending with wonderful news from Drama who have recently performed at the Auckland West Regional University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival. A huge congratulations to Alice…

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VISUAL ARTS

Greetings from the Visual Art Department At the time of writing the juniors classes are busy finishing off the term with expressive paintings, sgrafitto works and printmaking.  Check out Y6…

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DRAMA

Shakespeare Globe Centre of New Zealand, University of Otago, Sheilah Winn Festival On Wednesday April 4, four groups performed at The West Auckland Regional Shakespeare Festival. All our performers were…

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MEDIA

48 Hour Film Festival Update Hey guys, not much news for media for the rest of the term, but there is the 48 HOUR FILM FESTIVAL next term. Entries are…

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DANCE

Dance opportunities for students (and whānau) Chance to Dance Saturday 26 April, 10am-4pm, Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber A day of FREE dance classes for people of all ages taught…

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