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Napier Boys’ High School students place second in Young Farmer competition

This year’s FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year competition was largely moved online because of Covid-19 restrictions, but it did not stop two Napier Boys’ High School students placing second overall. Year Twelve students Guy von Dadelszen and Tristin Peeti-Webber came second in last month’s grand final, which 14 teams of two from around the country complete several tasks …

Napier Boys’ High School students lift their way to victory

Injury setbacks did not deter two Napier Boys’ High School students who lifted their way to victory at the WPCA Powerlifting Competition in Masterton. Year 12 student Logan MacIsaac achieved first in the 83kg Sub Junior weight class with a 170kg squat, 92.5kg bench and 225kg deadlift. While Lachlan Maxwell, in his final year of high school, achieved first in …

Napier Boys’ High School students glad to be back

For staff and students alike, getting back into the daily routine at Napier Boys’ High School is a welcome relief – not only are students able to see their mates and take part in their usual activities, but classes have resumed in the format everyone is used to. However, the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown has seen the school focus …

Napier Boys’ High School students selected to represent country in Basketball

Representing the country in basketball is a dream come true for two Napier Boys’ High School students who have left it all on the court in a bid to achieve their goals. Clifton Bush III and Tommy Fergusson have been named by Basketball New Zealand as part of the 2020 Junior Tall Blacks. “It’s an honour,” Clifton said following the …

Toe by Toe programme helps NBHS students with reading

Young boys in their first year at Napier Boys’ High School who struggle with reading aren’t told to hire a tutor, they are being helped by year 13s in a programme called ‘Toe by Toe’. For six weeks, students meet twice a week with their year 13 buddy, learning how to read, but also how to comprehend the text. Not …

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COVID-19 update 18 – Return to school Monday 18 May

Dear Parents and Caregivers   We look forward to seeing your sons return on Monday for an 8.30 am start. This is Day 3 of the timetable. Years 11, 12 and 13 will begin with a welcome back and safety briefing in the hall. Years 9 and 10 will go directly to their tutor class. Timetable/Calendar changes Each day will start with a tutor class Lunch …

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Napier Boys’ High School students discover power of service

Sausage sizzles, a quiz night and even a marathon are some of the ways a group of boys at Napier Boys’ High School are fundraising for the I Am Hope foundation. More than 30 boys have joined the school’s Interact Club – all eager to give back to their community. Interact is Rotary International’s service club for 12 to 18-year …

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COVID-19 Update 17: Return to school Monday 18 May under Level 2

Dear Parents and Caregivers As you will know from the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday, we will re-open on Monday 18 May (Day 3) for teaching and learning onsite. All online lessons will continue for the remainder of this week. From Monday 18 May, online, real-time or face to face video, lessons will stop. Students are expected to return to school …