Miles Harford: Principal’s Award winner 2017
Student leader Miles Harford, 18, won the Principal’s Award for top academic performance at this year’s prize giving. He tells us what’s next on the cards
New initiative sees leadership open to all year levels
Year 11 students were invited to apply for leadership positions for the first time this year and staff were overwhelmed by the calibre and quantity of applicants.
Meet our new head leaders
Congratulations to Alison Thornton, Year 12, and Dom Estall, Year 11, who have been selected as ACG Senior College’s co head leaders for 2018.
“Be an ambassador for the world you want to live in”: Year 13 prize giving
Our recent Year 13 prize giving was a fantastic celebration of our students’ hard-work and achievements throughout their time with us.
Spotlight on staff: Dave Meur
Our Head of Science Dave Meur is a Swedish-speaking biology teacher who was one of the first wave of students to major in ecology at university in Dundee.
IB teachers upskill in Jakarta
Four teachers from ACG Senior College attended an International Baccalaureate (IB) training workshop in Jakarta over the holidays – an opportunity to upskill, network and stay at the forefront of delivering the internationally recognised course.
Students take out top art awards
It was a clean sweep for ACG Senior College art students it the 31st Art & Sculpture Awards Exhibition at the Corban Estate Arts Centre in Henderson.
Art Club’s inaugural smartphone photography competition
ACG Senior College Art Club has held its inaugural smartphone photography competition, raising money for Lifeline.
Cooking gets creative thanks to youth workers
Students at ACG Senior College are getting creative thanks to a Cooking Club run by two youth workers from 24/7 YouthWork.
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- Student Success
Three students in row selected for Global Development Tour
Head student leader Lara Cable has been selected to participate in UN Youth’s Global Development Tour in January 2018, a dream she has held since she started at the school.
Alumni profile: Lizzie Snow
Lizzie Snow, 21, attended ACG Senior College until 2014. Since finishing school, she has become a successful visual artist with more than 100,000 social media followers and high-profile collaborations with companies including lululemon, TopShop, and Peugeot.
Top law student motivated by sense of right and wrong
An ACG Senior College graduate is making waves in the world of law, winning a number of prestigious mooting competitions at the University of Auckland, where she’s in her fourth year of a conjoint degree in Science and Law.
Art student recognised for work on disability
ACG Senior College art student Lucy Grunfeld has been awarded a Pat Hanly Creativity Award for her artwork inspired by disability.
A tribute to Sir John Graham
It is with sadness that we learnt this week of the death of one of our beloved founders, Sir John Graham, aged 82.
Unique student-led production a hit
Last month, the school held its production of All That Jazz. A devised cabaret put together by students and professional director Hamish McGregor, it started as an homage to previous years’ productions, but soon morphed into a purely original creation.
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- Guest Visit
Get out and vote, politicians tell students
Get out and vote was the overriding message from the three politicians who visited ACG Senior College this week as part of a student-driven political forum to encourage engagement with politics in the lead up to the September election.
Spotlight on Staff – Jordan Eskra
A Canadian by birth, Mr Eskra meant to come to New Zealand for a year to study teaching. More than a decade later our Acting Deputy Principal and Head of Maths is a fully fledged Kiwi with nearly ten years under his belt here at ACG Senior College.
ACG Senior College is thrilled to be hosting an artwork
ACG Senior College is thrilled to be hosting an art work as part of the upcoming Frame Works art trail and auction, starting Saturday. More than 90 artists from around New Zealand are contributing to the art walk around Auckland CBD to raise money for the Asylum Seekers Support Trust.
Teacher credits students for phenomenal results
How does a teacher who has had 13 students come Top in the World explain his success? By crediting his students.
Cambridge Awards Ceremony
On Wednesday 15 February was the Cambridge Awards Ceremony where six of our students received an award for their excellent results in their examinations.