Service at rest home goes both ways

The Macleans College Community Service Prefects have visited local rest-homes throughout the year. However, recently, they offered the opportunity for all interested students to engage in this meaningful and heart-warming service. Below are some accounts of the experiences from the first team. If you are interested in joining this project, press join on this Facebook group: “In life, it is not always about receiving something in … Continue reading Service at rest home goes both ways

Barbershop Razzle-Dazzles at Nationals

The 2014 Barbershop Nationals were held down in Wellington over the 12th and 13th of August. Macleans College had two groups who had qualified for Nationals: a quartet, named Lady Fortune; and the Macleans College Barbershop Girls’ Chorus, Macapella. Day One of Nationals was for all of the Quartets to shine, and we all had the opportunity to listen to quartets from all around New … Continue reading Barbershop Razzle-Dazzles at Nationals

The Big Sing 2014

On Thursday 21 August, a young group of rowdy and excited singers awaited the bus that would take them to the competition they had been preparing for all year – the Big Sing competition. The ‘Macleans Chorale’ would be singing in 2 sessions among 23 other choirs that would determine our place in a category – bronze, silver, gold or, the ultimate placing, platinum. Whilst we … Continue reading The Big Sing 2014

Election Guide 2014

The general election is coming up on September 20! Did you know that over 60% of eligible voters under 30 in 2011 actually voted? It’s critically important to have a voice in our community and your vote is one of the ways to do that! We’ve gathered information here, including personal statements directed to you from Pakuranga candidates, to help you make the easiest, most informed … Continue reading Election Guide 2014

Flight in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter

On Wednesday the 27th of August, 12 people from Batten House were lucky enough to get to fly in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter with pilot, Dave Walley, and crewman, Murray Piper! The Helicopter flew into school and landed on the Number One Field carrying Julian Abraham, Emily Leyborne, Lauren Webb, Megan Fan, Lizzy Main and Mrs Dorey. It then left school and flew to Ardmore … Continue reading Flight in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter