Author: Roisin Lamb

12 Apr Marae Trip

On Friday March 29th, Whānau tutor went to Kawhia. We spent three days there and stayed at Mokai Kainga Marae. We discussed things like, history of the marae and, the relationship that Pakuranga College has with the marae, (which goes back about 20 years) the local...

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12 Apr Orienteering News

Last weekend was the Auckland Secondary Schools Sprint final, which consists of two races in two different locations: Massey High School in the morning and Orewa College in the afternoon. We had 13 students selected at the end of the Eastern Zone series this term, but...

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12 Apr EPro8 Challenge

A number of students have been competing this term in the heats and semi-finals for EPro8, in which teams race to complete STEM based challenges (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). We had 8 teams competing against teams from across Auckland over recent weeks. One senior team...

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12 Apr Science Field Trips

On April 3rd the Level 3 Earth & Space Science classes ventured out on their annual geology field trip. Their mission: to conquer three Auckland volcanoes in order to gather data for their geological dating achievement standard. They were sighted scaling Te Kopuke / Mt...

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12 Apr Cultural Expo 2019

The annual Cultural Expo is organised by the student Cultural Council. Featuring displays, games and performances from around the world, it is a celebration of the diversity of the school and a great chance to get to know more about the cultures of fellow students...

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11 Apr Calling Future Mixologists!

Special thanks to Jayda O’Shea from 1885, who came in to talk to our Year 11 Catering & Hospitality students this week. The students are currently working on their mocktail unit, so Jayda was able to demonstrate for them four different types of mocktail: stirred, shaken,...

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11 Apr Safe School Selfies

The student Safe School Council’s aim is to strive to create an environment in the school community where all students feel safe and understood. We started off the school year with a challenging task: to create selfie boards based on our school anti-bullying motto, “Stand...

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11 Apr Delectable Creations at Giapo

On Thursday 4th April Year 11 Food Technology students visited luxury ice cream producers, Giapo. The students were very excited about the trip. They are currently studying a learning unit based on frozen treats and are developing concepts to meet their stakeholders' needs. During their visit...

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