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At Gisborne Boys' High School our students make the physical and mental journey to become young adults within a positive, supportive teaching and learning culture. The foundations of our work and support are our core school values: Respect, for every individual and their property, Honesty, at all times, Perseverance, in the challenges that we step forward to accept, Loyalty, to our school, whanau, and community, Courage, to continue in our quest for excellence.
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corss country

School Cross country:
Runners had to battle boggy underfoot conditions in this years School Cross Country, held at the traditional Sponge Bay Course on the last Wednesday of Term 3 (24th Sept). It was the wettest the course has been in years and those boys that enjoy wallowing in the mud had plenty of fun. We are lucky to have access to this land, with a true Steeple chase course that challenges all runners, so thanks to Peter Nolan for his ongoing support.

The Intermediate (U16) race was first, runners completing 2 “small laps” and covering 3.4km. Participation was good with over 220 runners taking part. Liam Melville ran a strong race and led from virtually the start to win. Layton Hockey was second and James Brott was third. Learn more....

performing arts trip

Performing Arts Technology Trip:
From Sunday to Wednesday of Week 10 in Term 3,a group of Year 12 students went to Auckland on a Performing Arts Technology Trips to Auckland.
After a photo op on the way through Paeroa at the infamous giant L&P bottle the group arrived in Auckland and then explored the Glenfield Night Markets.
On Monday they went to the Auckland Museum specifically to look at the WWI trench bunker installations to give them ideas for a historical display installation project at GBHS (watch this space...)

In the afternoon, the group were given a guided tour of TVNZ which culminated in them sitting in on the live transmission of Te Karere talking with Scott Morrison about Kapa Haka, the recent SKY sports coverage of GBHS 1stXV and how to become a TV journalist. Learn more....

beach cleanup

GBHS Tu Tane Beach Clean-up:
“Good men contribute to their community”
On Friday 12th September 170 Year 10 students from Gisborne Boys’ High School took part in a beach clean-up of Waikanae Beach from “The Cut” at the northern end of Poverty Bay all the way down to the Waipaoa river mouth. The boys picked up hundreds of bags of rubbish from the foreshore and beach.

This clean-up project is part of the community service component of the Tu Tane programme that all Year 10 studentscomplete as part of their PE and Health course. Tu Tane is all about helping our boys to grow into good men who have strong values that guide them throughout life. One of the messages is that good men contribute to the communities they live in to make them a more positive place for everyone. Learn more....

motobike engineering

2014 School of Mechanical Engineering:
The majority of the boys were very enthusiastic and self-motivated to complete their Mini Motorbikes on time to enable them to qualify for entries and race them at Manfeild raceway in Feilding. 13 of the 17 students who started the course completed their bikes with plenty of time to spare and are eagerly awaiting the time to tick around before we head off on 13th October.

Travelling to Feilding to compete would not be possible if it wasn’t for the voluntary help from parents to assist in towing a trailer, transporting boys and assisting with supervision for the 3 days. Learn more....

september gateway

The Gateway programme is almost finished for 2014. With term 4 being so short (3 ½ weeks!) most students will finish their day with their employer at the end of term 3 and concentrate for those final few weeks on completing internal standards and exam practice, at school. All our students have conducted themselves extremely well in the work place and can be proud of their performance and behaviour.

We have already had two leave school to take up apprenticeships - Liam Sheridan, Electrical and Jacob Cook, Building. Congratulations to both boys, also Jonah Daunton who has been accepted to Waipaoa Station as a cadet.
Learn more....

judo team

NZ Secondary Schools Judo Championships:
Blake McMillan, Reeftahn Brown, Caleb Jones-King and Ben Bristow took part in the Judo Championships.

Results were Blake McMillan - Gold, Reeftahn Brown - Gold and Caleb Jones-King - Silver. Learn more....

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