ACG Parnell College News
Mak's Interview with Murray DeakerWednesday, 29 May 2013 16:28
Makauley Fox (Year 13) was recently interviewed by Murray Deaker about his full scholarship to Oregon State University, USA, beginning at the start of 2014. An audio recording of the interview is below:
See Makauley throwing five innings of one-run ball, striking out five.
Video source: http://mlb.mlb.com
Baseball Star Awarded Scholarship to Oregon State UniversityMonday, 27 May 2013 16:55
Congratulations to Year 13 student, Makauley Fox, on being awarded a prestigious full scholarship to Oregon State University.
Mak is a rising star in New Zealand Baseball and he had caught the interest of many top Colleges in the USA before choosing to study and play baseball at Oregon State.
Parnell College Cycling TeamFriday, 24 May 2013 12:34
Over the ANZAC day long weekend the Parnell College Cycling Team went to Rotorua for their annual camp.
We drove down to the camp on the Thursday and many students met up at the Skyline Gondola for the death-defying luge. Then we met up at the Marama Resort where we have stayed and based the camp every year.
Thomas Chapman (9ELL) gave the report
AS Drama PresentationsThursday, 23 May 2013 16:23
AS Drama students worked extremely hard in Term I to prepare an entertaining evening with great talent on display. Worth 30% of their CIE grade, the three groups had to perform for a minimum of 45 minutes each to a live audience on 8th and 9th May. This was examined and videoed for the Cambridge assessors.
Senior Physics Trip to EuropeThursday, 16 May 2013 16:45
Mr O’Hanlon reports: “On the last day of Term 1, teachers Ronel Barlow and Tristan O’Hanlon set off to Europe with twelve eager Physics students for an intense tour of cutting‐ edge research facilities and universities in Switzerland and Germany.
The picture below shows our students listening to a presenter at the Max Plank Institute.