Congratulations to Gabrielle Tongs

The Central Energy Trust awards approximately 20 bursaries each year. Bursaries are awarded both for academic study and vocational study. Each Bursary is awarded for up to three years and has a value of up to $4,000, with the period and amount dependent on the type and duration of study. Amongst other scholarships offered to her, the Dux for 2017, Gabrielle Tongs, was awarded a $4,000 bursary from Central Energy [...]

2018-03-16T15:57:41+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Academic, Newsletter, Seniors|

Hong Kong visit LAC House

From Wednesday 21 to Tuesday 27 February, LAC House hosted a group of students from Hong Kong. Through contact with the Principal of our sister school, Hong Kong Adventist Academy, a fun-filled 7-day trip was planned for the group. The group toured the North Island and had a day of lessons at LAC. The group of 19 was made up of students from HKAA and Kowloon Sam Yuk Secondary [...]

2018-03-09T13:59:21+00:00 March 9th, 2018|LAC House|

Careers News

Career Events this term: Police Open Day This Sunday, March 11 from 10am - 2pm The Square, Palmerston North Family friendly community event Meet your local police, see the dogs, station tour. Lots to see and do. Waikato University School Visit Friday 13 April at 1.30pm in B20 (LAC) If you are planning on attending WU when you leave school, come along and get info, ask questions, discover what courses [...]

2018-03-09T13:09:40+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Careers|

Y11 PE Field Hut Tramping

On Tuesday 27th February the Year 11 PE class headed down to Otaki Forks, the gateway into the Tararua Ranges. The students had their overnight packs on their backs, full of clothes, food, water, cooking gear and sleeping bags. Into the ranges we went. The walk involved a steep climb 900m above sea level. The class worked amazingly together as a group, supporting and encouraging each other. By 5.30 we [...]

2018-03-09T13:11:01+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Seniors, Sport|

Archery – Term 2

A great extra-curricular activity! Justin Dittert is offering archery lessons in term 2 for 10 interested students over a period of 10 weeks at LAC. The cost is $175 per student, which includes the use of all archery and safety equipment (bows, arrows, arm and chest guards) as well as providing target butts and catching net (to collect stray arrows). Justin is a fully qualified coach and has also recently [...]

2018-03-09T13:12:24+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Sport|

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is a Not for Profit organisation operating under the umbrella of Samaritan’s Purse - a non-denominational Christian organisation. The purpose of OCC is to provide gifts in shoe boxes at Christmas to needy children in villages throughout the South Pacific. A shoe box is filled with items in 6 categories that will bring joy to each child. Item Examples: Pencils Soap Face Cloths Sharpeners Stationery Underwear T-shirts [...]

2018-03-09T13:14:28+00:00 March 7th, 2018|All School|

Invictus Wellbeing Programme

Today’s adolescents are growing up in a world vastly different to that of any generation that has preceded them. Life in contemporary New Zealand and greater Australasia features “cultural pluralism, increased anxiety about personal and environmental risks, precarious employment, rampant consumerism, the information deluge, greater individualisation and increased instability in families” (Hughes, 2007). It is within this societal context that we are aiming to facilitate the journey of our students [...]

2018-02-15T15:44:22+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Juniors, Newsletter|