Students keen to apply sporting wisdom
ACG Tauranga students have had the chance to work with some of New Zealand’s top sporting professionals this term through the school’s Athlete Development Seminar Series.
- 10 • 10 • 2018
- Parents and Friends
Wine event a way to give back to surf lifesaving club
ACG Tauranga students Quinn and Tai joined the Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service as Nippers at age five. Dad Grant says their experience has been transformational. Now he’s organising a fundraiser for the club’s rebuild project and we think it’s a great cause.
- 18 • 09 • 2018
Specialist teaching for Year 8 cohort
ACG Tauranga is drawing on the expertise of its subject specialist teachers to create a tailored learning experience for students in Year 8 during Term 4 to ensure the best possible preparation for the important transition into Year 9.
- 06 • 09 • 2018
- School Event
Celebrating our junior speakers
From global warming to human rights, an impressive array of provocative issues emerged in ACG Tauranga’s inaugural Junior House Speaking Competition for students in Years 7-9 this week.
- 22 • 08 • 2018
- School Event
ACG Tauranga hosts regional chess comp
Up to 80 students competed on each of the three days of the Bay Of Plenty Chess Championships, hosted by ACG Tauranga in our Sports Complex recently.
Classroom Skype provides a window to the world
Mystery Skype is a global guessing game that helps kids learn about geography, culture, and the similarities and differences in how children live all over the world. It starts with a Skype session in which each class has to guess where in the world the other class is by asking yes or no questions.
Meet our new Principal, Thea Kilian
A warm welcome to our new Principal, Thea Kilian. Ms Kilian is a respected educationalist with a strong interest in student wellbeing and community. She believes that great people make a great school.
Sports complex – one year on
It’s been a year since we opened our state-of-the-art sports complex, check out the transformation!
A farewell from Mr Hutchinson
It is now time for me to sign off on my ACG Tauranga journey. My family and I have been a part of the ACG Tauranga community for only three years, but during this time we have been wonderfully supported and nurtured
Improvement and extension key to sports strategy
Sports strategist and high-performance netball coach Deborah Fuller has come on board to develop a vision and strategy for ACG Tauranga’s sports programme.
- 02 • 07 • 2018
- Field Trip
New York arts tour to be feast for the senses
“I think New York will… look like a real hustling city, just like in the movies. It will feel like something I’ve never felt before, because every time you travel, nothing is ever the same. I am hoping it smells and tastes like traditional American pizza.”- Lily Balsom, Year 10
School Spirit Week fosters collaboration, creativity and confidence
ACG Tauranga’s second School Spirit Week was a resounding success, with student House leaders taking the reins to build on the momentum of last year’s inaugural event.
ACG Schools announces new principal for ACG Tauranga
ACG Schools are pleased to announce the appointment of Thea Kilian as Principal of ACG Tauranga from 1 August 2018.
Students learn to think like leaders
Me whakāro rangatira – how to think like a leader.
Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle…
Every year our school marks Pink Shirt Day to raise awareness of issues around bullying and to develop courage and integrity among our students.
Delighted to welcome former Tall Black captain Byron Vaetoe to the ACG Tauranga team
Former Tall Blacks captain Byron Vaetoe has come on board to help ACG Tauranga develop its burgeoning basketball programme.
- 11 • 05 • 2018
- School Event
Whole-school cross country
ACG Tauranga students took part in our annual whole-school cross country event last week.
- 19 • 04 • 2018
- School Event
ANZAC assembly demonstrates respect
Respect was the central theme of the school’s end-of-term assembly which, led by students in Year 9, served as a commemoration of those who have fought in wars in advance of ANZAC day.
Sports Complex up for national award
ACG Tauranga’s Sports Complex has been nominated for the 2018 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards, run by the Registered Master Builders Association.
Coaching service helps students stay open-minded about careers
Students in Years 9 to 13 are receiving personalised, one-to-one advice through a unique career coaching service.