Posts Tagged ‘ gordonton school ’

Happy Birthday Calf Club Day

Oct 25th, 2012 | By

Calves, lambs and kids of the four-legged variety were out in force at the recent North Waikato Group Day, held at  Gordonton School. This Group Day was a special one – it was the 60th anniversary of the event.  The first meeting of the Ngaruawahia Agricultural Group was held on April 7 1952 at the

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Young stars shine

Sep 28th, 2012 | By

Gordonton School recently put on a performance of Noah’s Ark – here’s a cracker publicity pic sent in to N8N.  Well done, stars! (If you know the names of these young actors, drop us a line!  That includes the orange critter.)

Spell-a-thon the thing

Jun 28th, 2012 | By

Two for the price of one – support Gordonton school and help our kids brush up their vocabulary. Students have been given a list of words to learn over the holidays in a PTA Spell-a-thon. They will be tested in the second week of term 3. So all those nanas, grandads and neighbours out there

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Go Gordonton!

Jun 10th, 2012 | By

The clock struck 9pm, and N8N snuck into Gordonton School Hall, where the PTA’s Mid-winter Masked Ball was pumping. Sidling up to folk, we secretly took lots of photos – click on the first picture for a rocking slideshow.  Which one is the principal? [portfolio_slideshow]    

Rare sighting at Gordonton School

May 31st, 2012 | By

Gordonton School had an unusual visitor recently – a strange creature with long legs and a red  mane. Number 8 Network – known for our ornithological prowess – thinks it’s a rare kind of stilt, possibly from Siberia.  Or it could be N8N’s Iris Riddell, helping out Wintec journalism student Libby Kissick with a photo

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Nicky’s hockey quest

Apr 5th, 2012 | By

Nicky Pearce reckoned it was time to get Gordonton school students playing hockey. After a break from teaching for six years, she returned this February.   “When I was there, there were a number of sports I got up and running at the school, including a gymnastics club with I don’t know how many kids taking

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