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St John’s College students advocate for change

A group of St John’s College students who petitioned a high-ranking Cabinet Minister were thrilled to receive a reply to their call for social change. The year 10 and 11 ...

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Posted: November 24, 2020Category: Uncategorized

St. John’s College students win national award

A group of St. John’s College boys have come second in a Young Enterprise Scheme competition that saw them develop drought-resistant seeds that use 30 per cent less water. The ...

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Posted: November 23, 2020Category: Uncategorized

Out-going St John’s College student representative looks back on unique experience

For almost all high school students, being on the selection panel for your new school principal is unheard of. But for St John’s College Head Boy Josh Villanueva, it was ...

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Posted: November 19, 2020Category: Uncategorized

St John’s College students awarded prized university scholarship

Eight St John’s College students have been awarded more than $100,000 worth of university scholarships between them. But for one student, in particular, it has meant he will become the ...

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Posted: November 19, 2020Category: Uncategorized

St. John’s College Basketball team has eye on the prize

A promising next few years await a young St. John’s College Senior A Basketball team who are already performing beyond their years. Finishing third overall in the Hawke’s Bay Secondary ...

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Posted: October 20, 2020Category: Uncategorized

Good year for St. John’s College sport

While Covid-19 has made the sports year at St. John’s College challenging, the school’s teams have still managed to achieve some good results. St. John’s College Head of Department for ...

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Posted: October 16, 2020Category: Uncategorized

St. John’s College students selected for regional football team

Two St. John’s College students have been selected to the under 13 Hawke’s Bay football side. Jake West and Nicco Swensson both made the team after successful seasons for their ...

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Posted: October 15, 2020Category: Uncategorized

St. John’s College students keen to exercise right to vote

Voting in a general election is a right of all New Zealanders over the age of 18 and for some St. John’s College students they will be taking the opportunity ...

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Posted: October 13, 2020Category: Uncategorized

St. John’s College teacher inspires young chefs

Craig Ireland’s passion has always been cooking, but for the past eight years, the former chef and St John’s College Head of Culinary Arts has channelled his energy into teaching ...

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Posted: September 17, 2020Category: Uncategorized

St. John’s College students bring light to darkness with high-tech device

A low-cost sustainable streetlamp that mimics a flower’s ability to track the sun has the potential to save lives. PEAR II was created by a group of St John’s College ...

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Posted: September 15, 2020Category: Uncategorized