Wellington College

Student Notices

Tuesday 26-Sep-2017

All school



8.50 - 10.00:   PERIOD 1

10.05 - 11.10: PERIOD 2


Exam Clashes: The following students need to come to Mr Thorp's office over the next couple of weeks to make a plan to resolve the clash: Collins, Steven; Cunningham, William; Ferrier, William; Harris, Ashley; Mitchell, Benjamin; Wallace, James; Zhang, Kevin.


Scholarship Chemistry, Physics and Biology workshops are happening at Vic Uni in the upcoming October holidays. For example the Chemistry day is on Thurs 5th Oct, with the Bio day on the 3rd and Physics on the 7th. These are excellent, they are presented by experts in their fields and will provide a valuable boost to your chances of success in the schol exams next term. Register directly with Vic by following this link. You will also need to pay $25, directly to Vic, when you register. (payment info can be found at the same link)


Schol English. The Alternative group continues to meet Day 6 Lunchtime 12.30 202.  This week's session is Wednesday. Come and make a contribution.

All students

Crêpes! On sale on Wednesday lunchtime outside LC2.  $2 for sugar+lemon or jam, $3 for nutella or caramel. Mathieu Clatin is fundraising as he has been selected for an international gymnast competition in Texas. Come and support him and eat some great crepes cooked by Cafe Bréton. They will be on sale this week and each week for a few weeks next term. 


150th Hoodie: these have now arrived into the shop and are ready to be collected. Limited quantities are still available to purchase ($80) if you forgot to pre-order.


Space Camp - Meeting next Thursday lunchtime in S4.


Fiji trip- Sausage sizzle this Thursday outside LC1 at lunchtime. Don't forget your $2


French - Hosts for 2018. There is a brief meeting at morning break on Wednesday this week, 11.15am in LC2, for all those who are hosting a French student in Term 1 next year.  Important to attend. Merci bien. 


Theatresports: Come and support WC's Theatresports team at their first competition on Weds 27th September, 6pm at WEGC. Gold coin entry.



9BM Call of Duty/Te Karanga Mahi:  9BM have the honour and the privilege of serving Wellington College as the duty tutor group for Week 10 of Term 3 and Week 1 of Term 4.  Report for duty in the corridor outside Mr Ashby's office at 12.55pm every lunchtime.  Your attendance is expected and a roll will be taken.  Do not be late.


APIX Student Photography Competition: Be in to win a Benro A550FN1 Universal Tripod Alu 4 Sec + N1 Ball Head, valued at $228! The theme for this competition is ‘man made’, photos where the focus is on architecture, industry, machinery, transport – trains, planes etc. Anything that is manufactured or constructed. Email your entries to sales@apix.co.nz (with your name + school) and a winner will be selected at the end of Term 4. All entries will be displayed in an album on Progear’s facebook page


Senior Inhouse Debating Grand Final: Teams involved are Team 2.0 and Thick Shakes. the date is lunchtime Thursday 19 Oct (Week 1 next term) The moot is This house believes that politics should be more about persosnality than policy : aff: Team 2.0, Neg: Thick Shakes . Venue TBA 


YR 12 & 13. Pacific International Hotel School (PIMS) Career week. 9 - 12 October 2017 (2nd week of next school holidays). The opportunity to experience PIHMS, culture, lifestyle, education, training to see if this is where your future lies. Get first-hand hand tips and information about the hospitality and tourism industry and find out how PIHMS work.  $199 per person. Everything is included – Accommodation, all meals & beverages, and scheduled activities. Limited spaces. Email andreww@pihms.ac.nz, or go to the WC Careers Facebook page for more information.


Year 9 & 10 students interested in getting babysitting jobs would benefit from doing the 1 day course to gain a Plunket Babysitting Certificate. This course will be run during school time on Friday 17th November. It is hands on and provides an opportunity to become responsible, respectful and competent babysitters. Please register your interest by emailing your name and tutor class to Mrs Sims - a.sims@wc.school.nz 


Year 11,12 & 13 students with a passion for Robotics, embedded design and pneumatics, Weltec are running a 4 day holiday course from Tuesday 10th - Friday 13th October. If you are interested in learning about mechanical construction and programming of a robot please register your interest with Mrs Greenstreet. Students will be required to partially fund the course. 

Lost and Found

Lost: Camera D7000 in camera bag, left on Friday either in the Library or 405. Please see Mr Ashby with any information.


Lost: Black G-Shock watch left in either the Brierley or room 104. Please see Mr Ashby with any information.


Named Lost Property:  YR9   Oliver Penty9NJC  Sam McGovern9Kea YR11 Theo Castle-McLean11BG Boston Hart11MN Henry Simi10DL Cameron Cunningham11JT  Cruz Winter11RG YR12 Joseph Poata12TR Jayden Taufale12MM Alex campbell12PJL YR13 Harrison Clark13JTC  Sione Helu13SMT

All unnamed clothing will be sent to charity in the school holidays


Chorale. Interested in auditioning for the Chorale 2018? Audition material can be found on the Music Departement Website and see Mr Boyle in the music office to sign up for a time. Auditions will be held week 2 and 3 of Term 4. Current members do not need to sign up. 


Junior Badminton: No lunchtime practice or games this week. Thank you players for a great season and we are looking forward to Badminton in 2018. 


The 'official' team shirts for football & hockey are in stock at the Uniform Shop. If you bought a 'replacement' shirt earlier in the year, please make sure you bring this shirt to the uniform to swap for an 'official' team shirt. No further cost is required. The deadline for swapping shirts is the end of Term 3.


Futsal:  Players who wish to play in the term four futsal leagues need to attend an information (and late enrolment) session on Tuesday, 26 September (juniors) or Thursday, 28 September (seniors).  These meetings will be held in the Sports Complex.


Rugby: Reminder to all the year 9 and 12-to-13 Rugby players. If you would like to be involved in the 150th Celebration matches you need to register your interest by following the links to the registration forms that were sent your email or off the WC Rugby Club facebook page. Year 9 registration link https://goo.gl/forms/It5oeK2ZdpDPK2j83   12-13 registration link https://goo.gl/forms/q77uU7Z9ajybuILZ2  This is a great opportunity to take part in an important event in the history of the college.


Volleyball -Junior training after school this Thursday.


Notices printed at: 25-09-2017 10:46pm