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NZPMC – Maths and Physics Competition

If you are interested in participating in the NZPMC please email your name and year level to martinsh@wsc.school.nz or see Sharra Martin from the Science Department.
The New Zealand Physics and Mathematics competition will run in term 2 and involve 1 -2 60min tests. After round 1 certificates will be awarded and the top ākonga will go through to round 2. It is open to year levels 9 – 13. If you want to find out more information go to https://www.nzpmc.com/home

2020 UN Youth Pacific Leadership Tour

UN Youth New Zealand is a non-profit organisation that provides civics education outside the traditional classroom context, engaging secondary and tertiary students in the most pressing affairs of their country and the international community. If you are interested in this opportunity, please email Ms. Victor – victorg@wsc.school.nz

Cafeteria

Cafeteria open before and after school every day.
8.30 am to 8.55 am
3.10 pm to 3.30 pm

TURF USE

Students seen messing around with the tennis units again will see the courts
closed off indefinitely…

Cafeteria

Cafeteria open before and after school every day.
8.30 am to 8.55 am
3.10 pm to 3.30 pm

Astronomy School

– 19th – 24th April, in Christchurch.
– A mix of seminars and practical work.
– Visit University of Canterbury’s Mt John Observatory at Tekapo and explore our cosmic neighbourhood with modern astronomical instruments.
– University of Canterbury’s Ilam campus to learn about the universe past, present and future, the life cycles of stars, planet exploration, extraterrestrial life and more.
– Meet fellow students with the same astronomical interests and make new friends.

Applications are now open for the Elaine P. Snowden Astronomy School is a six-day event for Year 13 students interested in studying Astronomy or Physics at university.

There are NO COSTS for the camp, or travel to & from Christchurch, as the camp is generously funded by a donation from a private sponsor.

Applications close: Monday, 2nd March
Eligibility: Acceptance is based on an online written application from students and NCEA Physics and Maths results

https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/science/outreach/events/astronomy-school/

Young Enterprise Scheme at Western Springs College Year 12 and 13 2020 First meeting in Morningside L2 at 1pm Monday 2 March

Come along and meet Madi from the YOUNG ENTERPRISE SCHEME. See what is involved in getting registered for developing a service or new product at the YES Meeting. Teams welcome or you can form a team after the meeting if you are keen. Talk to Kay Wallace (Careers) and Ben Hinton (ESOL teacher) both on Level 2

Sheilah Winn and Shakespeare – meeting Thursday lunchtime – Rangitoto

Sheilah Winners! Meeting in Rangitoto this Thursday at lunch to share scene ideas, check on groups and registration details. New participants welcome to come along and register interest.

Debating 2020

Students interesting in joining a debating team this year, please come and find out all about this fun extracurricular activity: meet this Wednesday 26 February at lunchtime in Kauri (KHC Level 2). Contact Ms Michell for further details: michelli@wsc.school.nz

SENIOR NETBALL TRIALS

SENIOR NETBALL TRAILS FOR 2020 SEASON BOTH FOR WAIOREA AND MAINSTREAM SCHOOL. AFTER SCHOOL ON MONDAY 2ND/ TUESDAY 3RD OF MARCH 2020. SIGN UP WITH KAU IN KAWAKAWA 2ND FLOOR (KHCL)

Debating 2020

Students interesting in joining a debating team this year, please come and find out all about this fun extracurricular activity: meet this Wednesday 26 February at lunchtime in Kauri (KHC Level 2). Contact Ms Michell for further details: michelli@wsc.school.nz

2020 UN Youth Pacific Leadership Tour

UN Youth New Zealand is a non-profit organisation that provides civics education outside the traditional classroom context, engaging secondary and tertiary students in the most pressing affairs of their country and the international community. If you are interested in this opportunity, please email Ms. Victor – victorg@wsc.school.nz

Young Enterprise Scheme at Western Springs College Year 12 and 13 2020 First meeting in Morningside L2 at 1pm Monday 2 March

Come along and meet Madi from the YOUNG ENTERPRISE SCHEME. See what is involved in getting registered for developing a service or new product at the YES Meeting. Teams welcome or you can form a team after the meeting if you are keen. Talk to Kay Wallace (Careers) and Ben Hinton (ESOL teacher) both on Level 2

BRING IN YOUR USED PICS PB JARS

If you have any used PICS Peanut Butter Jars, DON’T THROW THEM AWAY! Please bring them to Ms Lenehan’s (Whenua HOH) Office (if anyone is unsure of where that is, then ask the office). It is preferred that the jars are sterilised, but if you can’t do that then just leave a note saying so.

This will contribute to our Cup Project!

Sheilah Winn and Shakespeare – meeting Thursday lunchtime – Rangitoto

Sheilah Winners! Meeting in Rangitoto this Thursday at lunch to share scene ideas, check on groups and registration details. New participants welcome to come along and register interest.

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