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Smart Phone APP – MRGS has launched a Smartphone App which is called Schoolstream. The app is free…

The app is free and can be downloaded on your phone. Once you have downloaded the App you will be connected with us by selecting the school (MRGS) from their selection menu.
Smart Phone APP – MRGS has launched a Smartphone App which is called Schoolstream.

The app is free…
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Te Karere

Outstanding accolades for one of our own. Adam King receives the Te Ara a Kupe Beaton Scholarship.


Mt Roskill Grammar student Adam King has won a scholarship to fulfill his dream of becoming an oncologist. Hania Douglas – Te Karere has the details.
Te Karere story here
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Mt Roskill Fun Run & Walk

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Youth MP for Mt Roskill 2019

In 2019, the Youth Parliament will sit again! Do you want to be the Youth MP for New Zealand’s most diverse electorate, MT ROSKILL?


Every MP, electorate or list, will get to select a Youth MP to represent their electorate and advocate for issues that young people face at the 2019 Youth Parliament.

If you fit the criteria below, you could be the next Youth MP for Mt Roskill.

Do you live or go to school in the Mt. Roskill electorate?

Will you be 16-18 years old on 19 October 2018?

Are you active in the community and passionate about advocating for youth issues?

Can you take on a 6-month assignment (with training) from 1 March to 31 August 2019?

Are you available to take an all-expenses paid trip to Parliament from 16 to 17 July 2019?

Are you prepared to work within the protocols and behavioural expectations of a Youth MP?

If that sounds like you, then post on the Page or send to michael.wood@parliament.govt.nz a video of yourself of about a minute and a half to two minutes long, explaining your VISION for the future of Mt Roskill and the future of New Zealand. Show us your CONNECTION to the electorate, too. We want someone who really knows and loves their COMMUNITY.

Get that video in by 30 SEPTEMBER to be in the running. We will follow up with an election-style process where you may have to speak in front of and be voted for by your peers.

We look forward to all your great entries!
Youth MP for Mt Roskill 2019 link
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MRGS Fencing Update

Mount Roskill Grammar fencing team had the end of season competition. All students made good progress in their technical skills , endurance and agility throughout this year.
The final results in our foil competition was Daniel Real 1st , Angela Yee 2nd with Aarti Rao third place with all bouts demonstrating adaptability and a good application of the skills taught during the year.
Fencing will restart next year (mid term one) and we welcome new dedicated and interested students to our ranks. (You do not need to have fenced before)
We have a friendly supportive group who are keen continue develop their competitive fencing skills through weekly tuition in both foil and sabre weapons.
Please contact jonathan.thompson@mrgs.school.nz if you would like more details regarding this sport.

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Te Aorangi / Axi

Congratulations to Max Brandon-Warren and Reon Bell who had their original music featured on the BFM ‘Wednesday One to Four’ show in May and June! Here is a link to the shout out and their Bandcamp page.

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NIWA Auckland Science Fair 2018

We have 3 outstanding recognitions this year for The NIWA Auckland Science Fair 2018.

1st in Technology attached with Special Award
Arnav Kumar from Mr Presland’s Science class redesigned road humps that only react to over-speeding drivers! It’s called: SPEED TRAP
Arnav who also won 1st in Physics last year wants to acknowledge the invaluable help of his electronics teacher and the science dept. for this achievement.

3rd in Technology. Leon Nicholson from Mr Kwok’s 902 Science class
Titled: Ski Lodge Snow Melt System
Very Talented Student! Leon developed a programming code assisted with a network of sensors that efficiently remedy the snow built up the ski lodges. Deserving a higher placing, this project, but we will take the third!

Highly Commended for Human Behaviour Project
Karen Wang & Lydias Yong from Mr Webber’s 906 Science class
Yanny or Laurel? Older people hear Laurel and younger people hear Yanny? Or is it the headphones deafening them? Find out for yourself from their project..

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MAINZ Concert

On Thursday 30th of August, the Music & Audio Institute of New Zealand (MAINZ) performed a free lunchtime for the whole school. The students thoroughly enjoyed the show and danced and grooved in the Butler Hall.

Click here for more photos

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Stand Up Stand Out Success

Congratulations to Siraanika Govindu, ‘Isope ‘Akau’ola and Ella Mavaega for winning the dance category at Stand Up Stand Out. You all put in so much hard work and performed beautifully. We are so proud of you!

watch video here

 

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MIXIT Dance Workshop

A free dance workshop hosted by MIXIT, with international choreographer from Uganda, Antonio Bukhar took place recently.  The PFA department hosted this workshop in conjunction with MEAR – Middle Eastern African Refugee Awareness Week.  The students had a blast exploring a mix of dance hall, breaking, Afro-Fusion and contemporary choreography.