Thursday, 29 November 2018 14:45

In this week's edition:
-  Year 9 Oddball & Year 10 Wider Horizons - 10th-12th December
-  Regional Young Enterprise Articles
-  Stay Safe this Summer! Tips from SADD
-  International Christmas Lunch
-  Junior Boys North Island Beach Volleyball Win

Latest Sports News

Monday, 26 November 2018 11:13

In this week's edition:
-  Ian Taylor's Visit to Otumoetai College
-  Learning Journeys Programme
-  Year 9 Oddball & Year 10 Wider Horizons - 10th-12th December
-  Interested in Horse Riding?

Latest Sports News

Monday, 19 November 2018 13:43

In this week's edition:
-  NCEA External Examinations Support
-  Tauranga Army Cadets Open Night
- The Great NZ Santa Run

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:17

In this week's edition:
-  Changes to the 2019 Start Dates
-  Europe Physics Trip will attend S'Cool Lab Plus+ at CERN
-  3 New Karate Black Belts at Otumoetai College!
-  NCEA External Examinations Support

Latest Sports News

Friday, 02 November 2018 10:50

In this week's edition:
-  Sports Awards Evening 2018
-  ASX Sharemarket Challenge Club
-  Congratulations to Bobbi-Rose Holmes
-  Interested in Christmas Cookies?

Latest Sports News

Monday, 29 October 2018 14:40

In this week's edition:
-  Special Olympics Athletics Ribbon Event
-  Māori & Pacifica Awards Evening 2018
-  Otumoetai College Awarded the Blood Drop Trophy
-  Abbie Johnston Awarded Tauranga Hockey Women's Player of the Year

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:02

In this week's edition:
-  NCEA External Examinations Support
-  NCEA Examinations
-  Young Enterprise Success

Latest Sports News

Monday, 15 October 2018 09:18

In this week's edition:
-  Interested in Southern Cross Sea Scouts?
-  Evolocity Waikato Regional Final Success
-  Water Safety Community Day - Free Event 

Latest Sports News

Thursday, 20 September 2018 10:41

In this week's edition:
-  Winners of the 2018 Squawk Squad Conservation Week Competition
-  World Vision Senior Scholarship
-  Outstanding Leadership Team Award
-  James Wallace Secondary School Art Awards Exhibition 

Latest Sports News

Friday, 14 September 2018 13:15

In this week's edition:
-  Senior Art Exhibition
-  Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Unity
-  Triathlon: Otumoetai College Quartet Compete in NZ U19 Team
-  What's the Deal in Business
-  Do you have a PGG Wrightson Ltd Account?
-  International Trip to the Waitomo and Ruakuri Caves & Kiwi House
-  FREE Computing Course 

Latest Sports News

Monday, 10 September 2018 08:25

In this week's edition:
-  Talent Quest 2018
-  Winter Tournament Week
-  Year 9 Social Studies Research McDonald's Restaurants Ltd  

Latest Sports News

Monday, 03 September 2018 12:07

In this week's edition:
-  Join Motivational Speaker Mike Allsop
-  BOOKARAMA Fundraiser
-  Former Students Graduating from Victoria University of Wellington
-  Education Expo 2018 in Tauranga  

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 08:52

In this week's edition:
-  Waikato Music Festival Success
-  Junior B Hockey Girls Division Win
-  Spelling Bee Results
-  YIA Google Workshop 2018
-  SHREK The Musical NZ Premiere
-  2019 Senior Subject Selection  

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 09:35

In this week's edition:
-  Pin'd Creative Showcase
-  NZ Uniform Closed for 2 Day Stocktake
-  2018 National Hospitality Championships
-  12SPSC Snow Trip 9th-10th August
-  Spelling Bee Success
-  Tough Guy and Gal Mud Run Event
-  18th Rotorua Chinese Speech Competition 

Latest Sports News

Monday, 13 August 2018 08:29

In this week's edition:
-  Love for Lucy
-  Get 2 Go Event
-  Otumoetai College Maths Ninjas
-  Dance NZ Made
-  Mayor Greg Brownless Welcomes International Students
-  2019 Subject Selection
-  Junior B Girls Hockey Win
-  Extension PE Group  

Latest Sports News

Monday, 06 August 2018 11:08

In this week's edition:
-  2019 Subject Selection
-  Year 8 Orientation Evening - 8th August 4.15pm & 6.30pm
-  Give Rowing a Go!
-  E-Sport Update  

Latest Sports News

Monday, 30 July 2018 12:49

In this week's edition:
-  Otumoetai College Welcomes New International Students
-  Fancy Extending Yourself with a Trip to Southern China?
-  2019 Subject Selection Process Begins
-  Attending the HST Program at CERN in Geneva

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 09:39

In this week's edition:
-  Tauranga Dance Competition
-  2018 Waikato Culinary Fare
-  40 Hour Famine Success - $8,030 Raised

Latest Sports News

Monday, 02 July 2018 11:54

In this week's edition:
-  Fulbright Science & Innovation Graduate Award
-  Canterbury student designs new 3D-printed water filter to save lives
-  Birdhouse and French Doors performed in style
-  Young Enterprise Companies
-  First Cultural Arts Exhibition

Latest Sports News

Monday, 25 June 2018 09:47

In this week's edition:
-  
EOL Space Weather Balloon Project
-  Year 9 Social Studies Class Trip
-  Enterprise teams at the Seriously Good Foodshow
-  Teacher Aide Position Available
-  Matariki Kite Day: 26 June - 5.30-7pm
-  Year 9 Science - Cow Eye Dissection
-  Northern Regional Girls Senior Underwater Hockey Championships

Latest Sports News

Monday, 18 June 2018 09:13

In this week's edition:

-  Mash Up
-  IFFS - Linus Heinel
-  L3 Earth & Space Science Skype Interviews

Latest Sports News

Friday, 08 June 2018 08:25

In this week's edition:

-  William Raisbeck Successful Scholarship winner
-  Year 11 Business Studies 
-  Salt Marsh & Estuary Clean Up
-  BOP Regional Chamber Music Contest

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 08:01

In this week's edition:

-  MUNA

Latest Sports News

Monday, 21 May 2018 10:26

In this week's edition:

-  "Annie" Production THIS WEEK!
-  Anti Drug Campaign Filming
-  University of Waikato April 2018 Graduations
-  Special Olympics Football Ribbon Event

    

Latest Sports News

Monday, 14 May 2018 13:19

In this week's edition:

-  Year 13 Sports Science
-  "Annie" Production
-  Advanced Learner Camp

 

Latest Sports News

Monday, 07 May 2018 11:20

In this week's edition:

-  "Annie Production: Daddy Warbucks goes Bald!
-  Junior B Girls Hockey Team

 

Latest Sports News

Wednesday, 02 May 2018 07:50

In this week's edition:

Massey Business Boot Camp

 

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 08:27

In this week's edition:

-  U13 National Baseball Tournament

 

Latest Sports News

Thursday, 05 April 2018 07:38

In this week's edition:

-  Senior Debating Team
-  Jazz Band
-  NCEA Celebration Breakfast
-  International Students return for a visit

 

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:28

In this week's edition:

-  International Food Festival
-  Horse of the Year Competition - Tyler Bumby
-  Junior Oceania Championship - Jade Stafford
-  Music Camp

 

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 13:03

In this week's edition:

-  Graeme Dingle Foundation - Project K Charity Ride
-  Year 10 Great Barrier Camp 1
-  Polyfest
-  International students watch Chiefs v Bulls

 

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 14:20

In this week's edition:

-  Senior Get2Go
-  International Students 'Sayonara' party

 

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 08:55

In this week's edition:

-  Year 11 Health & P.E.
-  Special Olympics BOP Secondary School Swimming
-  Futsal Champs
-  Māori Youth Summit

 

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 09:29

In this week's edition:

-  Recruiting Army Cadets
-  Robotics
-  Welcome Tamadai Hijirigaoka Junior High School

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 11:48

In this week's edition:

-  Year 13 Tourism
-  Year 9 Parents Evening

 

Latest Sports News

Monday, 12 February 2018 09:07

In this week's edition:

-  Homestay wanted
-  NZ Secondary Schools Beach Volleyball
-  Netball Congratulations

 

Latest Sports News

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 14:13

In this week's edition:

-  Graeme Dingle Foundation's Stars Programme
-  International Students Orientation Day
-  Scholarship - Charlotte Dey

 

Latest Sports News

Thursday, 07 December 2017 10:12

In this week's edition:

-  Year 9 & 10 International Students farewell
-  Wider Horizons Camp - Lake Taupo

Latest Sports News

Friday, 01 December 2017 11:28

In this week's edition:

-  Music Department presented with new Piano

Latest Sports News

Monday, 20 November 2017 09:09

In this week's edition:

-  WBOP/BOP Junior Tennis Champs
-  Special Needs Unit - Crossfit 3110
-  2018 Netball Coaches required
-  School Uniform Alterations Service
 

Latest Sports News

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 08:01

In this week's edition:

-  Speech Finals Year 9 & 10
-  Special Olympics Athletics Ribbon Event
-  2018 Netball Coaches required
-  School Uniform Alterations Service

 Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Monday, 06 November 2017 09:25

In this week's edition:

-  Announcement of our 2018 Head Students
-  International Farewell Lunch for Years 11, 12 and 13

 

Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Monday, 30 October 2017 12:53

In this week's edition:

-  Young Enterprise Success
-  Sharemarket Challenge Club

 

Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 08:35

In this week's edition:

 2017 Elite Sports Awards Winners 
-  PACANZ Nationals
-  NZ Teachers Games - Dodgeball
-  Volunteers for Fundraising Opportunity
-  CoL Update
-  Trades Academy

 

Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Monday, 16 October 2017 12:36

In this week's edition:

-  Lockie Bennett - Jann Medlicott Arts Scholarship Award 
-  Chemquest Success
-  The Cherry Tree Espresso Bar & Cafe offering special discounts

 

Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Friday, 22 September 2017 13:49

In this week's edition:

-  Spanish Students Conquering Adrenalin Forest
-  Speaker: Dr. Eyal Schwartz from Dodd-Walls Centre, University of Otago
-  Hockey National Champs - Miss Abbie Johnston
-  Year 10 Science - Keeping NZ Beautiful
 

Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Monday, 18 September 2017 08:38

In this week's edition:

- What's the deal in Business?
- Business Management students - Sanford Trip
- Year 12 Outdoor Education Class 
- Speaker: Dr. Eyal Schwartz from Dodd-Walls Centre, University of Otago

 Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Monday, 11 September 2017 10:58

In this week's edition:

-  OTC Houston Trip Fundraiser
-  Eden Holley - Junior Karate Championships - Japan

Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Monday, 04 September 2017 12:53

In this week's edition:

-  Young Enterprise Year 12 & 13
-  Senior Blue & Red Football
-  National Secondary Schools Underwater Hockey Champs coming up
-  Bay Trust Dillon Scholarship
-  Neighbourhood Support Meeting
-  What's the deal in Business?

 Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Monday, 28 August 2017 11:04

In this week's edition:

-  Year 11 Geography Quiz
-  Starsopoly
-  Mathsmind Competition
-  Year 13 Health & Sports Science
-  Young Enterprise
-  Junior MUNA
-  Growing NZ
-  PTA Quiz Night
-  Senior B Boys Basketball
-  World Vision 40 Hour Famine Awards Evening
-  Step Higher Award

 Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 10:39

 In this week's edition:

-  Waikato Itinerant Music Festival
-  Science ICAS Competion 
-  Year 12 Outdoor Ed.

Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 10:22

 In this week's edition:

-  Young Innovator Awards 2017
-  IFFS - Duke of Edinburgh Award-Boseong (James) Kim
-  Model United Nations
-  Photographic Competition Winner - Nicole Cameron
-  Dance Group Regional Champions
-  Year 13 Sports Science
-  Spelling Bee
-  Year 12 Sports Science

 Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

Latest Sports News

Monday, 07 August 2017 11:08

 In this week's edition:

-  Kapa Haka Trip to Rarotonga
-  Year 9 Extension - The Athlete Factory
-  Tauranga Speech and Drama Competition winner-Makayla Wadsworth

-  Subject Selection now taking place, click here for more information

 Latest Sports News

Monday, 31 July 2017 12:59

In this week's edition:

-  International Students Orientation Day
-  International Students Official Welcome to the College
-  Smokefree Rockquest

Latest Sports News

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 13:25

In this week's edition:

 - Year 9 Stars Youth Development Programme

Latest Sports News

Thursday, 29 June 2017 14:00
In this week's edition:

- Enterprise In Action Competition
- Young Enterprise Company
- Stage Challenge
- World Vision 40 Hour Famine Focus Day
- Rockquest
- Auckland University Statistics Results Ex Students
- Groundswell-Tauranga's Inaugural Festival of Innovation
Latest Sports News

Monday, 26 June 2017 07:56
In this week's edition:

Senior & Junior Plays
Pride Event
Young Enterprise Company
School Holiday Film-making Workshop
Hip Hop Unite Dance Competition
latest Sports News (click here)

Monday, 19 June 2017 10:53
In this week's edition:

 -  Year 9 Science - Eye Dissection
latest Sports News (click here)

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 09:05
In this week's edition:

-  Dragon's Den
-  Stage Challenge
-  School Choir
-  Yr 10 English Trip-SPCA

- latest Sports News (click here)


Tuesday, 06 June 2017 14:13
In this week's edition:

-  Teachers Japan Tour
-  Yr 11 Business Marketing Trip
-  Seminar:  Creating Financially Independent Kids

For the latest Sports News click here.


“Make it Different Japan Tour”

Three teachers from Otumoetai College, Nyssa Poffley, Bernice Quatermain and Kaine Hansen were selected to attend the “Make it Different Japan Tour” along with 18 other teachers from various regions in NZ.

Monday, 29 May 2017 12:42
In this week's edition:

-  School Ball
-  Mash Up
-  Col Update
-  Model United Nations Update

For the latest Sports News click here.

SCHOOL BALL

On May 20th one of the College’s major social events took place at Baypark. Our Senior Ball was a great success and was the culmination of much hard work by the Special Occasions Committee and Staff.

Monday, 22 May 2017 09:28
In this week's edition:

- AL camp
- PTA donation to the Fitness Centre for exercise equipment 
- Canteen Staff celebrate 10 years service
- Interschool Chess Champs
- Duke of Edinburgh

For the latest Sports News click here.

AL CAMP

Advanced Learner Camp was held between 8 – 10th May at Totara Spring’s Camp, Matamata. 

Students were delivered challenges by Bio-Ethicist, Dr Deb Stevens regarding their ethical and legal perspectives. Physical challenges such as abseiling and other individual and team challenges were a major part of the camp.

Huge thanks to Totara Spring’s Staff, Otumoetai College Staff, Deb Stevens and our students for a fantastic camp.

 

THANK YOU PTA

At the recent PTA meeting, held on Wednesday evening (we meet on the third Wednesday of each month), the PTA donated $25,000.00 towards equipment in the new Fitness Centre.
This included two Impulse Commercial Treadmills and five Indoor Rowing Machines.
This generous donation is certainly appreciated and well done our PTA. 

Monday, 08 May 2017 08:06


Here is our first new format weekly newsletter with news about the many trips which took place during the recent school holidays. For the latest Sports News click here.

Montreal trip

   

In April eight students and Mrs Leslie attended the International Secondary School Congress in Montreal Canada.
We were hosted by students from College Sainte Anne and attended a conference on The Ideal School.

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 13:20

The inaugural meeting of the Dyslexia Parent Support Group (Otumoetai Schools Community of Learning) will be held on Monday 26th June at 7pm in the Otumoetai Primary School staffroom.
 
The purpose of this meeting is:
    -  to share common experiences, offer support, encouragement and advice.
    -  your child does not need a formal diagnosis of dyslexia for you to join this group.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 14:52

For the latest Sports News click here.

Community of Learning/Kahui Ako Update May 2017

We will be publishing regular updates to keep everyone well informed as to what is happening in our Community of Learning.  Click on following link to read the detailed update.  

DownloadOtumoetai Community of Learning Update May 2017 


Mash Up  - Update

Mash Up is a weekend event, delivering a unique learn-by-doing experience for senior secondary school students.

Monday, 10 April 2017 10:36

On behalf of the Board of Trustees I wish to inform you that with great reluctance we have accepted the resignation of our Principal, Dave Randell, as from the end of this year 2017.

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, community, staff and students we cannot thank Dave enough for his dedication and commitment to our school over the past 17 years. Thirty years as a successful Principal is an amazing achievement.

Sunday, 09 April 2017 14:15

Hi all

We don't realize how valuable everyday things are until we lose them.

Tonight we will all go home to a dry house, many people in Edgecumbe don't even have a house to go home, to let alone a dry one .

So, what are we going to do?