Posts Tagged ‘McAuley High School’

I was a McAuley High School student. It was no ‘joke’.

Thursday, May 26th, 2022
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Over the weekend, as Australia elected a new prime minister and Beauden Barrett landed a drop goal to secure the Blues a win against the Brumbies, a clip from an Australian podcast went viral on TikTok. On the latest episode of Jordan Simi’s Grouse & A Few Reds podcast, released on May 20, the topic Read more

Parish and schools outreach to COVID affected India

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

Standing together in solidarity with those in India affected by Covid is what an Auckland parish and school is doing with a COVID fundraiser. Otahuhu Catholic Parish and School communities is sending help to those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in India, says Lyndsay Freer, Media and Communications Officer for the Catholic Diocese of Auckland. Read more

Statutory intervention being considered for McAuley High School

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

The Ministry of Education is considering a statutory intervention at McAuley High School in Auckland’s Ōtāhuhu. The offer of support comes in the wake of the school’s board of trustees working through a “confidential personnel matter”, ministry spokeswoman Katrina Casey said. Continue reading Also read 

McAuley High School wins Prime Minister’s Education Supreme Award

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

A Catholic school has won a top educational achievement award for its “cohesive values”, teaching students how to care for each other. McAuley High School in Otahuhu won the Prime Minister’s Education Supreme Award at a ceremony in Auckland tonight. The school was recognised for uniting with the community to change the way it works Read more

McAuley students take a vow of silence

Friday, August 14th, 2015

McAuley High students have been taking part in a “Pledge of Silence” as part of Amnesty International’s Freedom Challenge campaign with the theme “If I were a refugee, I’d want it for me: Double the Quota!” Students wore signs and collected donations while remaining silent for three hours during the first part of the day. Read more

McAuley High tries new teaching approach

Friday, July 31st, 2015

They’re flipping out at McAuley High School but it’s all in a good cause. Students are trialling a “flipped classroom” as part of a project encouraging innovative teaching in 75 schools New Zealand-wide. Education Minister Hekia Parata says 39 projects have been funded to the tune of $2.6 million in the first round of the Read more

Educators recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Four Catholic educators have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their contribution to education. Maretta Tuasivi  Solomon and Pulotu Arthur Solomon have been made Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Elizabeth Horgan has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of merit. Anne Miles has been made a Member Read more

McAuley High School principal wins Women of Influence Awards

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The principal of McAuley High School, Anne Miles, has won the Social Enterprise category at the 2014 Fairfax Women of Influence Awards. She shares the title with Jo-Anne Wilkinson of the Foundation for Youth Development. “I feel humble and very surprised. When I looked at the fantastic finalists I really didn’t think I would win,” Read more

Speaking out at McAuley High School

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

A group of friends from South Auckland’s McAuley High School are using poetry to make sure their voices are heard loud and clear. “When you put yourself on stage, you’re putting yourself in a very vulnerable state,” says Annonica Mavaega, 16. “Anyone can just stand up and say: ‘Be quiet!’ They can mock you. “But Read more

Catholic schools highly praised by Metro magazine

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Catholic secondary schools in Auckland have been singled out for high praise in Metro magazine’s annual analysis of the region’s schools. Editor Simon Wilson wrote that academic results are critically important, but the best measure of a school is its character. “In the sense that it takes a village to raise a child, good schools Read more