November 2018

 

Y5-8 St Heliers School Athletics

This year’s senior school athletics at Glover Park was one of our most competitive and busiest sports events ever! The boys competed in the field events first while the girls ran all their track events before switching over after lunch. We ran several heats of long distance races - 400m, 800m and 1500m. It was great to see such enthusiasm and competition amongst our boys in these particular events. Our girls showed much pace and determination in the 4x100m relay event.
Special thanks to all of you who assisted with the preparation and packing up of this event, especially Eastern Athletics Club for allowing us to use their equipment for the day.
Mr Nevalagi, Sports Coordinator
The warm sunshine, damp grass and undeniable smell of sunscreen greeted us as we arrived at Glover Park for our 2018 athletics. Anticipation hung in the air while we prepared for the first events of the day. With the sun beating down on us, we competed for places. When three o’clock rolled around, the entirety of our participation became clear and so did the immense amount of sport that we had done today. Hearing the cheers and support of our schoolmates made the strain totally worth it. The winners of the events ranged through the different classrooms, proving that anyone has a chance at doing well. What a truly spectacular day.
Jorja, Y8 Student

 

Year 5&6 Touch Tournament

The Y5&6 Boys and Girls Touch Tournament was a fun day for the students who attended.
The Y6 boys’ team won against Glendowie Primary school which was their biggest win of the day. The Nuggets had some amazing tries and intercepts. Overall they came second 1-2 in the finals losing to St Ignatius.
The Y6 girls had a really great day down at Madills farm. They came 3rd in the Y6 girls’ heats and 5th overall. Everyone supported the boys’ team and enjoyed watching and playing the games. Thank you to the coaches and to Mr Woodhead for organising and taking us to the tournament.
Charlie and Izzy, Y6 Room 22 Students


Y7&8 Eastern Zone Touch Tournament

Three teams from St Heliers School competed at this year’s Eastern Zone intermediate touch competition, which was held at Madill’s Farm in Kohimarama. We were blessed with a sunny day and high level of competition from schools such as King’s College, Pt England School and St Kentigern’s Prep to name a few. Our teams tried their best in all games, showing great skill and teamwork, while also picking up new skills when faced against tougher opponents. Well done to all of our teams and a huge thanks to those parents who assisted with driving and managing on the day.
Mr Nevalagi, Y7&8 Touch Coach

Y5-8 St Heliers School Athletics This year’s senior school athletics at Glover Park was one of our most competitive and busiest sports events ever! The boys competed in the field events first while the girls ran all their track events before switching over after lunch. We ran several heats of long distance races - 400m, 800m and 1500m. It was great to see such enthusiasm and competition amongst our boys in these particular events. Our girls showed much pace and determination in the 4x100m relay event. Special thanks to all of you who assisted with the preparation and packing up of this event, especially Eastern Athletics Club for allowing us to use their equipment for the day. Mr Nevalagi, Sports Coordinator The warm sunshine, damp grass and undeniable smell of sunscreen greeted us as we arrived at Glover Park for our 2018 athletics. Anticipation hung in the air while we prepared for the first events of the day. With the sun beating down on us, we competed for places. When three o’clock rolled around, the entirety of our participation became clear and so did the immense amount of sport that we had done today. Hearing the cheers and support of our schoolmates made the strain totally worth it. The winners of the events ranged through the different classrooms, proving that anyone has a chance at doing well. What a truly spectacular day. Jorja Kane, Y8 Student Year 5&6 Touch Tournament The Y5&6 Boys and Girls Touch Tournament was a fun day for the students who attended. The Y6 boys’ team won against Glendowie Primary school which was their biggest win of the day. The Nuggets had some amazing tries and intercepts. Overall they came second 1-2 in the finals losing to St Ignatius. The Y6 girls had a really great day down at Madills farm. They came 3rd in the Y6 girls’ heats and 5th overall. Everyone supported the boys’ team and enjoyed watching and playing the games. Thank you to the coaches and to Mr Woodhead for organising and taking us to the tournament. Charlie Richardson and Izzy Olphert, Y6 Room 22 Students Y7&8 Eastern Zone Touch Tournament Three teams from St Heliers School competed at this year’s Eastern Zone intermediate touch competition, which was held at Madill’s Farm in Kohimarama. We were blessed with a sunny day and high level of competition from schools such as King’s College, Pt England School and St Kentigern’s Prep to name a few. Our teams tried their best in all games, showing great skill and teamwork, while also picking up new skills when faced against tougher opponents. Well done to all of our teams and a huge thanks to those parents who assisted with driving and managing on the day. Mr Nevalagi, Y7&8 Touch Coach