Free Parenting Event Tackling Technology

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Howick College is committed to inspiring a community of passionate learners. We strive to ensure all students are supported to be passionate and successful learners through a safe physical and emotional environment. This year we are hosting, in collaboration with the Parenting Place, a series of free evening presentations.   We are excited to announce the first of these presentations, Tackling Technology ... >>

Free Event Tackling Technology What Will Be Covered

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
As part of our Tackling Technology community presentation in collaboratoin with the Parenting Place, the following is a small snap shot of the material they will address on Tuesday 26 Juen, 7.00-8.30pm   Young People - an insight into the world of a young person Technology they use and insights they give How to deal with ... >>

International Food Festival

Friday, 15 June 2018
Well done to the Ingham House committee on another hugely successful Food Festival. Twenty-two stalls featuring food from around the globe were set up in the theatre on Friday for this popular event. Hunderds of students volunteered to run the stalls and prepare the yummy food. Thanks to them and also the caregivers who helped with food preparation.   Over $2,500 was ... >>

Uxbridge Concert Success

Monday, 11 June 2018
On Friday the local community was treated to a lunchtime concert from the Howick College musicians. The Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Band, and singers Hannah Milo and Jennie Gan entertained the audience with a range of classical, jazz and modern music items.Congratulations - you all did a superb job!   The lunchtime concert series provides a great opportunity for our music students to ... >>

Howick College Students at Comedy Fest

Catherine and Josh at the Comedy Festival
Thursday, 7 June 2018
After sucessfully auditioning for a stand-up comedy class at school, Catherine Thomas and Josh Black were selected for a workshop series with internationally-known comedians. From this intensive 50 hour series of workshops, they were both selected to be in a group of seven students who got to try out their material at the recent Auckland Comedy Festival.   They both thoroughly enjoyed ... >>

World Challenge Expedition Information Evening

Wednesday, 6 June 2018
We are excited to announce an opportunity of a lifetime to students keen to challenge themselves on a three week long expedition to Borneo in December 2019!   World Challenge is a unique trip where students can develop real life skills and make a difference. Aided by experienced World Challenge leaders, this group of students wil plan, fund and lead their own ... >>

Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day - Kindness is one size fits all
Monday, 21 May 2018
We were proud to wear pink on Friday to show our support for Pink Shirt Day. Students and staff wore pink for mufti day and celebrated kindness. It was a great way to close out a week of celebrating diversity week.

ANZAC Day Speech Winner

Ethan McCormick. Photo courtesy H&P Times photographer
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
For the seventh year in a row a Howick College student has won the Howick RSA ANZAC Day speech competition and the honour of delivering this tribute at the Stockade Hill service. It is also the third time Ethan McCormick has spoken at a Stockade Hill service, his first was as a Somerville Intermediate student. Congratulations Ethan!   You can read his ... >>

11 Drama Proudly Presents...

Tuesday, 8 May 2018
'A Night of Shakespeare' featuring excerpts from A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night. See you on Thursday 10 May in the Bill Dimery Performing Arts Centre!    

Attn Beachland/Mareatai Bus Students

Tuesday, 8 May 2018
As of the 8th May 2018, all students who are entitled to travel on the Beachlands and Maraetai Ministry funded buses will have been issued a Student ID with a red 'B' on it.     All students must now show their correct ID to the bus driver each morning and afternoon in order to travel on this free bus service.   Any queries should ... >>

Booking Tables for the School Ball

Monday, 7 May 2018
All students must have a place at a table at the School Ball so that you can eat your meal etc. In order to ensure that you can sit with your friends you need to follow this booking procedure:   Table Size Options: Table of 12 people Table of 10 people Half table of 6 people Half table of 5 people   Organise a ... >>

Tournament Week 2017

Friday, 1 September 2017
Good luck to the following teams who are heading off for next week's Tournament Week which forms the end of season championships. #goHOWICK!   Netball Premier - Auckland UWH Senior Open - Tauranga UWH Junior Open - Tauranga Hockey 1st XI Girls – Blenheim Hockey 1st XI Boys - Pukekohe Football 1st XI Girls - Whangarei Football 1st XI Boys - Auckland

Kapa Haka @ Koanga Festival

Friday, 1 September 2017
The Howick College Kapa Haka group will be performing in the annual Koanga Festival at Somerville Intermediate on Saturday 2 September.   The team will take to the stage at 2.20 and all are welcome to go along to the festival which features 38 local kapa haka school groups. Entry is by koha and the festival opens at 8.30am, finishing at ... >>

Sevens Champions

Friday, 4 November 2016
Congratulations to our U15 Girls Sevens team - WINNERS of the recent ASS Sevens championship competition. Their win also gained them entry into the national championship Condors competition.   The Auckland Rubgy Union has more ournament details here.

Howick College UWH SILVER Medalists

Senior Girls - SILVER medalists
Thursday, 8 September 2016
Our Senior Underwater Hockey teams finished off their season competing at the Nationals Champs in last week's Tournament Week.    The Senior Girls team had a hard final game with the final score of 3-2 to their competitors, reflecting just how close it was.      Four of the girls were named in the Tournament team (the top 10 players of the tournament): Annabelle-Fletcher-Jones, Farrah ... >>

What is Leadership?

Friday, 8 July 2016
  Leadership may not be easy; it may take a lot of time and effort out of your life but in the end what you achieve is most satisfying. Seeing something you have planned from start to finish and see it plan out just the way you wanted makes you feel like you really have achieved something, something that people can ... >>

Email and Phone Notifications from Schoology

Wednesday, 6 July 2016
We apologise to parents who have experienced a significant volume of Email and phone notifications being generated by Schoology. This term we moved our Daily Notices to Schoology to assist our students in becoming more self-managing. Each time we add an item to the School Notices Group it generates a notification to all members which has had the unforeseen side ... >>

Senior Students Course Confirmation Information for 2016

Thursday, 29 October 2015
All current Year 11 and 12 students must attend the Course Confirmation days scheduled in January 2016. A notice has been given to students and is also available below.   Please do not make holiday arrangements that conflict with these Course Confirmation days:   Monday 25 January - Family names A to L Tuesday 26 January - Family names M to Z   ... >>

Excellence for Latin

Congratulations to Ashley Chang and Yiu Mun Lee. They both have gained Excellence for NCEA Level 1 Latin. They both attend the school's Latin group which meets at lunchtimes and studied for NCEA in after school sessions with Mr Porteous. Well done!

Sir Peter Blake Leadership Week

Last week the school celebrated Sir Peter Blake Leadership Week with a week packed with events. The theme for the week was #believeyoucan and we certainly believe our students can!   Two special guests spoke to assemblies, inspiring the students with their personal stories. Both encouraged the students to believe in themselves and work hard to achieve their goals. Tina Porou is ... >>

Author Visit

Our writer's group enjoyed a lunchtime talk from debut YA author Shriram Iyer. His first book is called Wings of Silence and he has a second book in production. He gave the group some insight to his writing - he is a great believer in asking 'what if?'. Shriram encouraged the writers to keep writing and to join a community ... >>

Information Evening for Year 9 2019

We warmly invite prospective students and their parents/caregivers to our Information Evening for 2019 Year 9.   Thursday 7 June - 6.30-9.00pm.   On this evening, the school will be open for you to find out more about us and how we inspire a community of passionate learners.   Two presentation sessions will be held in the theatre and classoom demonstrations will be run throughout ... >>

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