Athletics Day 2017Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Our annual athletics day was held in the sunshine last week and was a great success. Well done to all students who took part to earn points for their house, and good luck to our competitive students who now progress to the up-coming finals day.
A big thank you to all the staff who help out with timing and marshalling duties, ... >>
Excellence Evening Celebrating NCEA Success
Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Mrs Meffin with Scholarship students
A special event was held in the school library to celebrate the NCEA success of those students who achieved an Excellence Endorsement and/or Scholarship. With so many students succeeding, the library was full of students, proud parents and staff.
Congratulations to all those students - keep up the hard work!
Photos of the evening can be viewed on the school's Facebook page ... >>
Join the Student Council!Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Applications for the 2017 Student Council are now open!
The student council is a student-led initiative with the purpose of having a platform for the student voice to be heard. Meetings will be held fortnightly and this allows better representation at the Board of Trustees level by the student representative.
If you are interested in representing the student body and would like ... >>
NCEA Scholarships 2016Sunday, 12 February 2017
Nineteen NCEA Scholarship passes were gained by Howick College senior students for 2016. Of those, three were achieved by one student, seven came from History students and two scholarships were achieved by students not yet in Year 13. We are proud of these impressive results which are due to hard work and commitment from both the students and their teachers.
Congratulations ... >>
Parent Portal UpgradeSunday, 12 February 2017
** Please note: our Parent Portal is currently being up-graded to run with our new database system. We will have it up and running as soon as we can. Thank you for your patience.
Year 9 and New Students Family PicnicSunday, 12 February 2017
Date: Thursday 23 Feb
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Venue: Howick College fields
We look forward to seeing you there!
Photo Highlights from 2016Monday, 6 February 2017
As we begin a new year filled with events and activities; take a look back at some of the highlights of 2016...
Click here to visit the gallery
Correction to Student Diary DatesThursday, 2 February 2017
Please note: we have noted an error in the Term 1 calendar dates in the 2017 Student Diary. The only Teacher Only Day that is scheduled for Term 1 is on Friday 24 February.
Please disregard the other TOD date shown in the diary (Fri 3 Mar) as this is a regular school day.
Junior Scholar 2016Monday, 30 January 2017
Congratulations to our Junior Scholar for 2016 - Eve Tyler!
Sevens ChampionsFriday, 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
Thursday, 8 September 2016
Senior Girls - SILVER medalists
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 SchoologyWednesday, 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 2016Thursday, 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 ... >>
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 ... >>