Double wins at Shakespeare festival (+ interviews)

12.04.2013 The regional final of the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare festival was held on April 12, 2013, with Macleans becoming the first school to take out first place in both group categories. Awards on the day were awarded to the best five minute performance, best fifteen minute performance and the most outstanding performer. Macleans College swept the festival awards, winning both the group categories. The five … Continue reading Double wins at Shakespeare festival (+ interviews)

Perfect prefects’ assembly (+videos)

12.04.13 On Friday the 12th of April, the first prefects’ assembly of the year was held. It was planned less than two weeks in advance but went without a hitch.  The mini-choir performance of “Epitaph to Mrs Freland” The assembly included a mini-choir performance, several skits, and a video on uniform and appearances, which was perhaps semi-risque but overall very fun and entertaining. The background … Continue reading Perfect prefects’ assembly (+videos)

Lipsync finals (video)

12.04.13 The lipsync finals were held on April 11, 2013, between Te Kanawa, Rutherford, Mansfield and Batten houses. Rutherford were crowned the winners. Second place was awarded to Batten, while Mansfield came third. The house lipsync competition is an initiative of Hillary house to fundraise for their house charity, the Himalayan Trust. The banner image shows Rutherford House Captain, Rachel Lamacraft, performing as the Queen … Continue reading Lipsync finals (video)

Blood bank donations

12.04.13 The annual blood donations were held at Macleans College on the 9th and 10th of April, with many people volunteering to give blood. Anosh Wadia donating blood. Photo supplied. Blood bank. The peculiar human institution of giving up your own blood, willingly, in order to potentially save another’s life. If you think about it, the actual process of giving blood to the Blood Bank … Continue reading Blood bank donations