Posts Tagged ‘Pompallier College’

Pompallier Catholic College students win US scholarships

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Two 17-year-old Pompallier Catholic College students have won scholarships to study in the US. King University in Bristol, Tennessee, has awarded Anya Gross a $191,000 athletic and academic scholarship. There, she will play football and study sport and exercise science over a four-year period. Caitlin McGoldrick will attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Read more

Sacked teacher against homophobia in schools

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

A teacher sacked from a Catholic college in Northland for supporting students campaigning for gay rights has told a conference that more needs to be done to fight homophobia in schools. Nigel Studdart was dismissed from Pompallier College in Maunu in September after he helped students protest against comments made by the principal about gay Read more

Sacked Whangarei teacher considers legal action

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Whangarei teacher Nigel Studdart, who lost his job at a Catholic school for taking a public stand on gay rights, is considering legal action. The science teacher was dismissed from Pompallier College for helping students stage a peaceful protest against comments made by the principal about gay marriage and gay parenting. Continue reading Related Posts:Catholic Read more

Pompallier College teacher dismissed for gay marriage stance

Friday, September 21st, 2012

In Whangarei, New Zealand,  a teacher at Pompallier College, Nigel Studdart, has been dismissed. He had been suspended on full pay in August after he had supported a protest by students against the principal, Richard Stanton, who had expressed opposition to gay marriage and expressed concerns about gay parenting in the school newsletter. The Board of Trustees issued Read more

Logos Project Special Character Camp at Te Unga Waka Marae

Friday, April 13th, 2012

For the last 3 years, The Logos Project has offered the schools of the Auckland Diocese the opportunity to send their school leaders to a unique retreat called the Special Character Retreat. The retreat provides an opportunity for student leaders who are seeking a transformative experience that links faith and life in a way that Read more

School Term changes good for traffic, bad for Pompallier students

Friday, September 30th, 2011

The Ministry of Education last year instructed schools to adjust their terms to allow for a longer than normal holiday in October. The Ministry said the move would ease traffic movement in Auckland during the World Cup Pompallier Catholic College principal Richard Stanton said the school term changes would disadvantage this year’s NCEA students. “Instead of having four Read more