Congratulations Coco Lance
We are exceptionally delighted to report that our Year 13 student Coco Lance is the 2019 winner of the Korimako Senior English for Manu Korero Tamaki ki Waitemata. This is an amazing achievement. Coco will now go on to represent Waitemata and Selwyn at the National Finals in Palmerston North in September. We will be sending a Roopu Tautok...
Thrilling News for Eli and Holly Liefting
Selwyn College is thrilled to learn that Eli and Holly have both been selected to represent New Zealand in the NZL Sailing Foundation Youth Worlds Team after winning their Trials at the Oceanbridge Regatta in February. Eli will helm for the Male 29er team and Holly will crew for the Female team. New Zealand only has two repres...
A Spectacular Sam Francks Concert
It was a spectacular evening here in the Selwyn Theatre on Saturday 18th May, when the sell-out audience was treated to the fourth and final concert entitled ‘Encore’ by our super-talented Year 13 student Sam Francks. His special guest was Kermit the Frog.As in previous years, Sam was raising money for the students in the Totara Learning Centre in order to enable them to experience learning beyond the classroom. Altogether, over all his four concerts, Sam has contributed an amazing $21,000 to TLC.Sam’s generosity of spirit and sharing of his remarkable talents in support of others is the sign of an outstanding person and hence, we honour Sam enormously.So, we are thrilled to hear that the Totara Learning Centre student and staff who headed for new learning on the Gold Coast are experiencing a wonderful time.
Selwyn’s Archery North Island Star
During the holidays Ben McLean competed in the 2019 North Island Championships. He decided to enter in a higher division and won Gold for the double 720 rounds. He also won Bronze in the Match play against all divisions and Silver in the team Match play. Congratulations Ben!Ben’s next major event will be in July, representing NZ in the 2019 Trans-Tasman, against Australia. Ben’s achievements in archery are exceptional so we suggest you watch this space!
Selwyn’s Squash National Star
Huge praise goes to Ella Lash (Year 9) who was part of the winning New Zealand Squash Trans Tasman Test team which won the test series 25-11 over Australia during the holidays.Ella then competed individually in the Oceania Age Group Championships, and in her first year in the Under 15 age group, she finished 3rd with the Bronze medal. This was a superb achievement as she was seeded 4th. Well done Ella!
Selwyn’s Hip Hop National Stars
Two of our students Georgia Wood (Year 9) and Psalm Davis (Year 11) won the Hip Hop National Championships Mega Crew division over the holidays, as part of the ‘Royal Family’ team. This amazing achievement was the product of 80 hours training over 5 days! Congratulations girls! They are now fundraising to represent New Zealand in USA later this year.To see what they did at Nationals go to https://youtu.be/-mKzJIW9w2