Tag Archives: Dean’s Assembly

Final Farewell

One of the highlights of our time together was teaching you all Drama in Year 9. It was a real privilege to teach the whole year group and learn about you that way. You might remember that at the end … Continue reading

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Final Assembly – Dean’s Address

When we first met, five years ago: #1 film in NZ was Django Unchained; #1 Song on the charts was ‘Same Love’ by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert; Marmite was not still not stocked in any supermarkets because … Continue reading

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Kiya Basabas – Stockley Cup Winning Speech

The Stockley Cup is the premier public speaking competition for high school students in the Wellington region. Held annually, the competition brings together the best public speakers and orators from dozens of schools to speak on ideas such as racism, … Continue reading

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Dean’s Assembly – Well-Being

Today Mr Cargill shared a story around depression and anxiety. The purpose was to help break the stigma attached to talking about mental health. See Mr Cargill or Mr Mulholland for more details about what was discussed, or if you would … Continue reading

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Having Your Say – 2017 Election – Dean’s Assembly

Friday’s Dean’ assembly started with a couple of admin agenda items: A reminder about expectations around attendance  Launch of the Senior Study Room timetable One of the themes of our Dean’s Assemblies have been the idea of making a difference. Earlier … Continue reading

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Y13 Orientation – Dean’s Address

Kia ora tatou, a very warm welcome back to you all. A particular warm welcome to our new students here today who I know the rest of you will support settle into the school.  I’ve seen a number of you … Continue reading

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Peer Support Sign Up

Today in Dean’s Assembly peer support was launched. General information is on the slides above. The sign up portal for Peer Support is now closed. Please contact Mr Lau if you have any questions. Peer support is an amazing opportunity to give … Continue reading

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Dean’s Assembly – Email Etiquette

The feature presentation topic of this assembly comes from how it is increasingly common that you contact teachers through email outside of class. I feel personally like I spend more time responding to your emails than I do your parents and … Continue reading

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Dean’s Assembly – Learning Outside the Classroom

In last week’s Dean’s Assembly we had an opportunity to hear from a representative from each Form Class about an aspect of their learning going out outside of the classroom. Some of the speeches delivered are below: My name is Gus … Continue reading

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Y11 Orientation – Dean’s Address

A very warm welcome back to you all. It’s been a very long break, and I’m very happy to be back. And I know you are too! I’d like to extend a welcome to those new students joining us today, … Continue reading

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