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)
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)
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)
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
Over 300 roses were delivered around the school on Thursday April 4, 2013 to raise funds for Mansfield house charities.
Naa-Eun Kim, Academic captain of Mansfield house, remembered that back in 2009 people could order a rose to be delivered to a friend or a special someone, and was keen to revive the idea.
01.04.13 In this news broadcast, we discuss topics such as the Voice, the ball, the Easter egg hunt and our very own lip-sync competition. Anchored by Avia Ben-Harosh and Adam Berry. Video by Michelle Huang. Continue reading News broadcast 1 (video)
Hello everyone! The News Committee is having our very own lip sync challenge! Get some friends together, or just solo it yourself, and send us a video of you guys lip-syncing to your favourite song! The winner(s) of this challenge will be in for a special prize, which is yet to be confirmed. So send us your videos; we’re sure a lot of you are … Continue reading MCNC Lip sync competition