Newsletter Term 2 Week 3.pdf 150 150 admin

Newsletter Term 2 Week 3.pdf

MRGS Newsletter for Term 2, Week 3

Newsletter Term 2 Week 3.pdf
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International Success in Mathematics 150 150 admin

International Success in Mathematics

A mathematical model developed by a team of four MRGS students has been selected as one of two that will represent Aotearoa New Zealand in the 2021 International Mathematical Modelling Challenge.

The winning team consisted of Coco Chen, Grace Xu, Riley Mara and Sylvia McDougall.

The other team which also did really well consisted of Ansh Trivedi, Chris Lobo, Joe Wang and Mohammad Tousif Kabir.

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Swimming Success 150 150 admin

Swimming Success

Congratulations to our swimmers who competed and medaled at the New Zealand Division II Championships in Dunedin.

  • Saniru Hewa
    2nd 15 year old Men’s 50m Freestyle
    3rd 15 year old Men’s 100m Freestyle
  • Astrid Kyle
    3rd 16-18 year old Women’s 400m Individual Medley
  • Alex Winn
    1st 14 year old Women’s 100m Backstroke
    3rd 14 year old Women’s 50 m Backstroke

Swimming success

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Term 2, Week 3

  • Monday 17th: Assembly A [Cooper, Hillary, 1st half Rutherford]
  • Tuesday 18th: Assembly B [Ngata, Sheppard, 2nd half Rutherford]
  • Thursday 20th: Year 9 assembly

Term 2 Week 3

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Senior Open Debating

This week Roskill hosted senior open debating round where 26 teams from around Central Auckland debated the moot, “This house would legalise performing-enhancing drugs in sport.”
We had 6 teams competing out of which 3 won their debate.

A great effort from all the teachers and students involved.

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Senior French Dinner

« Le Boeuf Bourguignon, la Salade au chèvre chaud et la Mousse au Chocolat »  – just a few of the options on the menu at ‘Le Garde Manger’, a French restaurant located near the top of Queen Street. On Monday 12th of April, the Year 11, Year 12 and Year 13 MRGS French students got to experience all this on their French dinner trip for 2021.

Arriving outside the restaurant, students got their first chance to have a look inside the windows of the restaurant. Once inside, the atmosphere was what can only be described as truly French, with red checkered tablecloths and French music playing in the background.

Soon after we were seated, we ordered in French, and the first course was served, followed by the main course a while later. In between courses, some students chose to make use of the piano at the restaurant and played some music, adding to the lively French atmosphere. Halfway through the night, Mr McAlpine and Miss Robertson began the prize draw. There were a number of prizes available, including French keyrings, CDs of French pop music and some “Bonne Maman” jam – a French brand. Names were drawn out of a hat, the person chosen was allowed to come up and choose a prize. Soon after the prize draw, the desserts were served. Students were able to choose between a Crème Brulée and a Mousse au Chocolat – both were delicious! After the dessert, the night came to a close. Everyone said their goodbyes and returned home after what was a truly memorable night.

Anna Duesing 11SWNS

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Auckland Writers Festival

More than 80 of our students attended Auckland Writers Festival which is a gathering of the world’s best writers and thinkers to celebrate the world of books and ideas.

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#throwbackthursday 150 150 admin


Bring it on dance team from 2015

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National Nurses Day 150 150 admin

National Nurses Day

May 12 we acknowledge our wonderful team of nurses @ MRGS. We are so grateful for the care they offer our students 💕

National Nurses Day

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New Zealand Sign Language Week 150 150 admin

New Zealand Sign Language Week

Find ways to communicate in one of NZ’s official languages.

Happy New Zealand Sign Language Week 2021! If you want to improve your NZSL knowledge, we’ve got you covered. Head to for a complete, free, online beginner’s course. Looking for vocabulary? The NZSL Online dictionary website and mobile apps are there for you. Finally, our sister site NZSL Share is the place to share and discuss newly emerging signs. #nzslweek2021
New Zealand Sign Language Week

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