Alone Together 150 150 Simon Whitlock

Alone Together

Course Information Evening 150 150 admin

Course Information Evening

Families of year 9 to 12 students are warmly invited to attend the Course Information Evening on June 30. Drop into the Hodge Learning Commons anytime between 6.30pm and 7.45pm to talk with teachers about subjects choices. All subjects are represented and careers guidance experts will also be available. Students will be able to confirm their options choices on the night if they have made their decisions

Course Information Evening

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Week 12 Term 2 Arts Week! 150 150 admin

Week 12 Term 2 Arts Week!

Week 12 Term 2

Arts Week! See notices for details and get involved in the wide range of events – from henna to dancing!

This week we are also running a can drive – please bring cans of food to your House Dean to help support families in our community who are having a tough time following lockdown.









Week 12 Term 2

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MRGS July Break Activities 150 150 Simon Whitlock

MRGS July Break Activities

MRGS Open Day 150 150 Simon Whitlock

MRGS Open Day

2020 Prefects 150 150 Simon Whitlock

2020 Prefects

The prefects were involved in a leadership evening on the 5th of June. Thanks to the prefect team and Mr Cornes for the leadership they show in their everyday interactions with our wider school community.

BP Business Challenge for Year 10 MRGS Students 150 150 Simon Whitlock

BP Business Challenge for Year 10 MRGS Students

We want the next big idea like Facebook, Uber or IPhone to come from a Roskill student.
The BP Business Challenge is a unique three-day learning programme to develop skills, connect students to their community and build their understanding of how successful businesses operate.
Students will learn to:
1. Adapt to change
2. Collaborate in teams
3. Increase their confidence
4. Develop their communication skills.
It is being held at MRGS Butler school hall on 5th, 6th and 7th of August 2020, during schools hours. There is no cost to students and all the resources will be provided by two external business consultants who are coming to work with our students.
We will also have inspiring judges on the final day, who will give feedback to our students on their progress. The judges include a top manger from KPMG, a franchise business owner, an international sports personality and a member of the parliament.
The entry is open to all Year 10 students. You do not have to be enrolled in Year 10 Business Studies to be a part of this exciting learning opportunity. You can sign up on this link – or come see any teacher in the Commerce Department (upstairs E Block). We only have 20 spots remaining. The winning team will also receive $100 cash.


MRGS at NZ Chess Congress 150 150 Simon Whitlock

MRGS at NZ Chess Congress

Euan McDougall competed at the NZ Chess Congress for two weeks in mid-January. This is the longest running annual chess event (and sporting competition) in the world.
Euan took the Under 20 champion in the NZ Junior Chess Championship, losing just one game. Games lasted 3-5 hours or longer, and Euan competed against 19 other players. He is keen to return in 2021 and hopes to do better in the Open and Blitz events against all ages.

WaikatoEsports – Twitch 150 150 admin

WaikatoEsports – Twitch

MRGS League of Legends

Team MRGS1, is one of only two unbeaten teams in the NZ High School League of Legends Championship being run by the University of Waikato. On Wednesday 24th June at 5pm they take on Rangitoto College (the only other unbeaten team so far). This will be streamed on our Twitch channel at Come check out the stream and support our school!

Official account for all things esports at the University of Waikato. Host of the Riot sanctioned NZ High School League of Legends Championship for 2020.

The MRGS number 1 esports team is playing against their rival Rangitoto College in a top of the table clash.

The game is at 5:00pm Wed 24th June. It will be live streamed at, but it will be on the big screen in A19 for everyone interested.

Students involved include:

  • Brian Chau (Captain)
  • Haoxian Chen
  • Bingyang Ou
  • Chea Long Koy
  • Danh Do

WaikatoEsports – Twitch
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Mentoring Day Wednesday 24 June 8.30am – 8pm 150 150 admin

Mentoring Day Wednesday 24 June 8.30am – 8pm

Wednesday 24 June 8.30am – 8pm. Seniors only, in uniform, for your conference. A time to learn together. Each mentor will facilitate sharing information from your subject teachers, from you and from your family to discuss your progress and support your next steps. Bookings online or see your mentor today, they can book for you.
Mentoring Day

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