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A Selwyn College newsletter is published almost every Friday during the school year.  Copies are available from the main school office.  However, you can access these weekly newsletters below. If you would like to be emailed this link each week please contact Julie Arnold.
Spectacular Showdown Awards Successes

Last evening, the cast and crew of our 2022 Musical ‘Evita’ achieved glory for their outstanding production at this year’s Showdown Awards Event held in the Bruce Mason Theatre. ‘Evita’ won as the Best School Musical for 2022!Rachel Larcombe, our highly talented Director of Co-Curricular Music, was awarded Best Musical Director. This is the fourth time Rachel has won this award. How fortunate we are to have her at Selwyn College!The cast as a whole won the award for the Best Choreography Performance. We also won the awards for Best Set Design - Duncan Allan and Best Costume Design – June Renwick. Overall, our students and staff associated with the production won 17 nominations for awards, covering every category. We owe a huge thank you to Duncan Allan – the Director of Evita and our LOLA Performing Arts - for his ongoing inspired work, which gives our student performers not only the opportunity to participate in outstanding professional productions but also to experience the joy of the Performing Arts.

St John Youth Northern Region Champions

Last weekend every District within the St John Youth Northern Region came together to compete at the Championships which were held at Hunua Falls.  Scenarios included cardiac arrest and defibrillation, pediatric emergencies, adult trauma, improvisation and treatment in the field, mountain rescue and ceremonial drill.We are proud to announce that our Selwyn students William, Preston and Christopher Bennett from the Meadowbank Division won the Northern Region Championship after having won the Central Auckland District competition two weeks prior.  Their team won Medical and Communication and placed 2nd in Trauma and Pairs 1 and 2.  William Bennett won the title for Northern Region Champion Leader. Congratulations to you all for such outstanding achievements. 

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