Posts Tagged ‘St. Bede’s College’

Evacuation after chemical spill at Christchurch’s St Bede’s College

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Last Wednesday part of Christchurch’s St Bede’s College was evacuated after a chemical spill. Two fire engines, a command unit, and the Hazardous Substance Unit were called to the school at 10.35 am on Wednesday, Fire Service communications centre shift manager Lyn Crosson said. “They have some sort of chemical spill in a prep room near Read more

St Bede’s parents’ High Court action ‘stinks of self-entitlement’

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Schoolboys will be schoolboys, but parents can be their own worst enemies. Bravo to St Bede’s College Rector, Justin Boyle, for standing firm on the school’s code of conduct. Breaching airport  security, by illegally taking a ride on a luggage carousel into the secure area is no trifling matter. The two roguish rowers who did Read more

St Bede’s students raise $100k for teen cancer

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

On Wednesday 24th September 154 pupils and 40 staff left St Bede’s College in Christchurch New Zealand on the start of the “Run For A Life” CanTeen fundraiser. When they crossed the finishing line last week each of them had run the equivalent of a half marathon each day for the past five days. Their Read more

St. Bede’s College sponsored CanTeen run

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

For the last few days, 20 St. Bede’s boys from years 9 to 13 have been on a sponsored CanTeen run from Haast, South Westland, to Christchurch, to raise money for the treatment of teenage cancer. They hope to raise more than $100,000. See more photographs The 20 boys and 5 staff and parents arrived Read more

Christchurch earthquakes claim St Bede’s College Chapel

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

St Bede’s Old Boy and Bishop of Christchurch, Rev Barry Jones, on Friday 21st of this month led a ceremony to deconsecrate the St Bede’s College Chapel. Its deconsecration and eventual removal is a huge disappointment to the College community and is a result of the Christchurch earthquakes. The chapel has been closed since May 6, Read more