LATEST NEWS

  • CALLING ALL 2020 FUTURE PATHWAYS STUDENTS

    CALLING ALL 2020 FUTURE PATHWAYS STUDENTS Calling all 2020 Future Pathways Programme Level 2 and Level 3 students intending to study a trade at Manukau Institute of Technology Trade Academy (MITTA) in 2020. You are now required to attend an important enrolment evening with your parents/caregivers for one hour only...

  • TEACHERS ENGAGED IN EXCELLENT TEACHER ONLY DAY

    The kaupapa (theme) for the teachers’ professional learning and development day was Te Tiriti o Waitangi.  There was a morning workshop for all teachers facilitated by Rachael Tuwhangai, followed by the afternoon spent in faculties discussing and planning for the development of this kaupapa and the integration into learning programmes...

  • TAPAPAKANGA YEAR 10 CAMP BEGINS

    "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bow lines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover" -Mark Twain This week, Year 10 students...

  • SENIOR PRIZE GIVING AWARDS

    A big congratulations to all of our senior award winners across Level 1 and Level 3. Special mention to our two top award winners of the evening, Olivia Martin (Dux) and Sagar Kumar (Proxime Accessit). Olivia Martin’s awards included: Excellence in Level 3 English, Mathematics with Calculus, Mathematics with Statistics...

  • TEACHER ONLY DAY

    There is a scheduled teacher only day this Friday 15 Nov. This means that there will be no classes for ALL students on this day. Students not required to attend. NCEA exams continue as scheduled.

  • Food and Fabric Technology Teacher

    Food and Fabric Technology Teacher Part time teacher of soft materials technology, required. The ability to teach Food and Nutrition, Hospitality and/or Fabrics will be an advantage. How to apply Please send your CV, completed school application form and direct enquiries to: Principal jobs@pukekohehigh.school.nz (09) 237 0117 Download our application...

  • WAKA AMA SUCCESS FOR OUR GIRLS

    6 girls represented Pukekohe High School at the recent Junior Auckland Secondary Schools Waka Ama regatta on Saturday: Keziah Tarapa Aimee Tautari Arianna Moana Oralia Renata Marissa Gallagher Meleane Clarke We were also grateful to take three amazing volunteers who worked tirelessly in the loading bay: Olivia Russek Trinity O'Sullivan...

  • Year 10 Camp Tapapakanga

    Year 10 Camp Tapapakanga As explained in an earlier letter dated August 2019, all year 10 students will be participating in a camp based at Tapapakanga Regional Park later this term.  This letter contains some detail relating to the program and the necessary consent required to attend.  Students have had...

  • NCEA EXAMS CONTINUE 

    Kia Waimarie and good luck to those students continuing their NCEA revision and exam preparation for this week. Remember your exam study skills preparation is key to your success. 

  • NCEA EXAMS START THIS WEEK

    Best of luck to all of our students involved in the NCEA Exams over the next month or so. Please check out the study skills guide to NCEA exams on our website. https://www.pukekohehigh.school.nz/study-skills/

DAILY NOTICES

Fri 22nd November

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

  • WIKI O TE REO MAAORI – WHIIKOI MOO TE REO

    On 14 September 1972 the Maori rights group, Ngaa Tamatoa, alongside Te Reo Maaori Society initiated their nation-wide petition seeking official status of Te Reo Maaori.  They would later present that petition to government on 7 December 1972 supported by 30,000 signatures.  As a direct result of their actions, the...

  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori @ PHS

    Term 3, Week 8 – Monday 09 September – Friday 13 September 2018 Celebrating Maaori Language, Culture and Identity, for Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori, at Pukekohe High School. Students are invited to express their cultural identity by wearing formal cultural dress for the week. ALL WEEK: House assemblies...

  • TONGAN LANGUAGE WEEK

    Malo e lelei.  This week is Tongan language week. Some of our Tongan students have some events planned to share their culture and language with us during assemblies, lunchtimes and morning tea throughout the week. Here are three websites if you'd like to find out a little more about Tongan language week...

  • STUDENTS PERFORM FOR SAMOAN LANGUAGE WEEK

    Talofa lava! Our Samoan students performed brilliantly in our assembly today to celebrate Samoan Language week. There will be lots of activities taking place throughout the week, so please get involved in this hugely significant week for both our school and Samoan communities.

  • TONGAN GROUP EXPERIENCE POLYFEST 2019

    On Friday 15 th of March, a group of students from Pukekohe High School performed on the Tongan Stage at Polyfest for the first time ever. The idea was born at a fono of parents and students early in February. Practices began – Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tongan singing, drum...

  • GREAT POLYFEST EXPERIENCE FOR OUR KIRIBATI GROUP

    Please read the detailed account of the Polyfest experience from one of our students Ashna Kumar (Year 13). Kam na bane ni Mauri and Warm Pasifika greetings.  It was such an honour to be able to proudly represent our school at Polyfest to share our language and culture, not only...

  • PUKEKOHE HIGH SCHOOL WORKS TO STRENGTHEN WAIKATO-TAINUI IWI ALIGNMENT

    Because Pukekohe High School is physically positioned within the Waikato rohe, and as a Waikato-Tainui kawenata school we are guided by the tikanga and language protocols of the Waikato-Tanui iwi.  This means that we use a double vowel in text to indicate a long vowels sound such as in the...

  • AMAZING SUCCESS FOR OUR WAKA AMA TEAM

    Please read below the write up from our proud Coach & Manager Bruno and Nikki Tarapa. Well done guys. Pukekohe High School Waka Ama Auckland Secondary School Regatta Results Saturday 2nd March 2019 It was a pleasure to take 21 Pukekohe High School students to their very first waka ama...

  • KAPA HAKA GROUP PREPARE FOR POLYFEST

    Our school kapa haka group are fully focused on their final rehearsals and preparation for Polyfest 2019. They have been rehearsing during the evenings and over the last weekend to fine tune their performance for the big event which starts next week. Also many of our students were involved in...

  • POLYFEST TONGAN PREPARATION TAKES CENTRE STAGE

    At the weekend, the school hosted the Tongan group and their parents for their preparations for the upcoming Polyfest 2019. Saturday evening saw lots of rehearsing and practice as they get ready for one of the most exciting events in our school calendar. Great effort everyone and good luck.

DAILY NOTICES

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

  • CALLING ALL 2020 FUTURE PATHWAYS STUDENTS

    CALLING ALL 2020 FUTURE PATHWAYS STUDENTS Calling all 2020 Future Pathways Programme Level 2 and Level 3 students intending to study a trade at Manukau Institute of Technology Trade Academy (MITTA) in 2020. You are now required to attend an important enrolment evening with your parents/caregivers for one hour only...

  • TEACHERS ENGAGED IN EXCELLENT TEACHER ONLY DAY

    The kaupapa (theme) for the teachers’ professional learning and development day was Te Tiriti o Waitangi.  There was a morning workshop for all teachers facilitated by Rachael Tuwhangai, followed by the afternoon spent in faculties discussing and planning for the development of this kaupapa and the integration into learning programmes...

  • TAPAPAKANGA YEAR 10 CAMP BEGINS

    "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bow lines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover" -Mark Twain This week, Year 10 students...

  • SENIOR PRIZE GIVING AWARDS

    A big congratulations to all of our senior award winners across Level 1 and Level 3. Special mention to our two top award winners of the evening, Olivia Martin (Dux) and Sagar Kumar (Proxime Accessit). Olivia Martin’s awards included: Excellence in Level 3 English, Mathematics with Calculus, Mathematics with Statistics...

  • TEACHER ONLY DAY

    There is a scheduled teacher only day this Friday 15 Nov. This means that there will be no classes for ALL students on this day. Students not required to attend. NCEA exams continue as scheduled.

  • Food and Fabric Technology Teacher

    Food and Fabric Technology Teacher Part time teacher of soft materials technology, required. The ability to teach Food and Nutrition, Hospitality and/or Fabrics will be an advantage. How to apply Please send your CV, completed school application form and direct enquiries to: Principal jobs@pukekohehigh.school.nz (09) 237 0117 Download our application...

  • WAKA AMA SUCCESS FOR OUR GIRLS

    6 girls represented Pukekohe High School at the recent Junior Auckland Secondary Schools Waka Ama regatta on Saturday: Keziah Tarapa Aimee Tautari Arianna Moana Oralia Renata Marissa Gallagher Meleane Clarke We were also grateful to take three amazing volunteers who worked tirelessly in the loading bay: Olivia Russek Trinity O'Sullivan...

  • Year 10 Camp Tapapakanga

    Year 10 Camp Tapapakanga As explained in an earlier letter dated August 2019, all year 10 students will be participating in a camp based at Tapapakanga Regional Park later this term.  This letter contains some detail relating to the program and the necessary consent required to attend.  Students have had...

  • NCEA EXAMS CONTINUE 

    Kia Waimarie and good luck to those students continuing their NCEA revision and exam preparation for this week. Remember your exam study skills preparation is key to your success. 

  • NCEA EXAMS START THIS WEEK

    Best of luck to all of our students involved in the NCEA Exams over the next month or so. Please check out the study skills guide to NCEA exams on our website. https://www.pukekohehigh.school.nz/study-skills/

DAILY NOTICES

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

  • Science Fair

    All Junior students should be well underway in completing their science fair projects. The deadline is Friday 24th May. Projects should be displayed on a trifold board with the logbook securely attached.

DAILY NOTICES

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

  • AN ENTERPRISING EXPERIENCE FOR OUR LEVEL THREE STUDENTS

    The two level 3 Business Studies classes spent the day at AUT South Campus with the Young Enterprise Scheme staff and business mentors. The day is to help the students understand how the Scheme works and to talk about their business ideas. The students have to form a virtual company,...

DAILY NOTICES

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

  • WAKA AMA SUCCESS FOR OUR GIRLS

    6 girls represented Pukekohe High School at the recent Junior Auckland Secondary Schools Waka Ama regatta on Saturday: Keziah Tarapa Aimee Tautari Arianna Moana Oralia Renata Marissa Gallagher Meleane Clarke We were also grateful to take three amazing volunteers who worked tirelessly in the loading bay: Olivia Russek Trinity O'Sullivan...

  • Annual Sports Awards 2019

    The Annual Sports Awards were held in the Cobham Hall, Pukekohe High School on Thursday 24 October. Andrew Jeffcoat our guest speaker was a 4x national Short Course Open Champion in Backstroke and Freestyle. He competed in the 2018 World Championships in China and earlier this year he swam just...

  • PHS RUGBY EXCELLENCE REPRESENTS COUNTIES MANUKAU.

    A great week for our four Pukekohe High School student athletes (Diesel Lee Jakeman, Devan Gardiner, Timothy Banks and Cohen Brady-Leathem) alongside Shey Eva (Pukekohe HS Rugby Coordinator) representing Counties Manukau in New Plymouth last week for the University of Waikato Under 16 tournament run by the Chiefs franchise. Three...

  • ANNUAL SPORTS AWARDS 2019

    This week brings our annual sports awards to our school hall on Thursday 24 October. We look forward to the night being a celebration of our fantastic and varied achievements this year at Pukekohe High School. Students who are finalists at the Annual Sports Awards 2019: Armani Tohaia Kaelan Paranihi...

  • FANTASTIC SWIMMING RESULTS

    A great weekend of swimming for our students at the NZ National Secondary Schools Swimming Competition. Kiana Swain - GOLD 100m Fly - SILVER 200M Back Abbey Swain - BRONZE 200M Back Spencer Menzies - BRONZE 100M Fly SILVER - MIXED 16 & OVER MEDLEY RELAY Abbey Swain Blake Elliot...

  • SUCCESS FOR OUR HOCKEY TEAMS

    Congratulations to all our Pukekohe High School winning teams at the Secondary Schools Hockey finals held last week (A grade – pre-Intercity). Boys A Grade: Pukekohe High School Girls A Grade: Rosehill College Boys B Grade: Tuakau College Girls B Grade: Tuakau College Mixed B Grade: Pukekohe High School Well...

  • SUCCESS FOR OUR MIXED HOCKEY SQUAD

    Congratulations to our mixed hockey team who won their final last night.   This team got away to a slow start this season, but were able to pull the team together in the games that mattered. Last night they beat Onewhero Area School 4-0 in the final.   A real...

  • CHAMPIONS SUPREME

    A big congratulations to our outstanding Boys 1st X1 Football squad who took out the 2019 Counties Manukau Football Competition in a pulsating final against Aorere College on Wednesday afternoon. In a tense affair, played in great spirit and passion from both sides, Pukekohe eventually won the game 2-1 with...

  • THE FUTURE IS NOW, THE FUTURE IS ROWING

    Learn to Row is well under way at the Mercer Rowing Club with some very exciting prospective young rowers learning the skills. The weather hasn’t been the best but hopefully everyone will get a chance on the water this Sunday and experience the thrill of being in a large (8’s)...

  • LACROSSE SUCCESS FOR OUR GIRLS

    A huge congratulations to our Girls Lacrosse Team, who are now the Division 2 Bronze medalists. Well done girls, a great achievement.

DAILY NOTICES

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

  • SCHOOL COMMUNITY GUIDANCE SUPPORT IN PLACE

    Due to recent events in Christchurch, the guidance department would like to offer any support to students, whanau and the wider community.  The Guidance Department have made a meeting room available for students to drop in should they need a safe place to talk about their feelings and emotions.  Where...

  • IMPORTANT CAREERS/UNIVERSITY VISITS UPDATES

    University/Polytechnics are visiting PHS this term. Please be aware of the following dates, come to the Careers Centre and sign up. Ask your questions and find out what you need to know. Uni of Auckland Tuesday 19 February P2 Uni of Canterbury Monday 4 March P2 Uni of Waikato Tuesday...

DAILY NOTICES

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

  • SCIENCE STUDENTS TAKE OUT TOP AWARDS

    East and South Auckland NIWA Science and Technology Fair Prize Giving Tues 27 August Pukekohe High School was represented by Mrs Wild and Mr McNelly Awards: Category 5 Years 7 to 10 Technology and Innovations. Highly Commended: Sophie Clark 9D2 Category 7 – Years 9 and 10 Physical and Material...

  • MATHEX SUCCESS AT AUCKLAND COMPETITON

    The following year 9 students came second in the annual South Auckland Mathex competition. Out of 20 teams in the Y9 competition held at Strathallan. Pukekohe High initially came joint second with Strathallan but won the tie breaker to qualify for second place. The Pukekohe High School team consisted of...

  • 2020 COURSE SELECTION NOW OPEN

    Course Selection – open on KAMAR for Year 9-12 students from Monday 22 July – Friday 16 August 2019. Students will be supported through this process by Vertical Form Teachers during vertical form time. Key details will also be sent out to parents/caregivers at the start of the term. Details...

  • MATHS REVISION SESSIONS

    Maths help and revision sessions are now available in A2 every Tuesday and Thursday after school from 3.30 – 4.30. All abilities and year levels welcome to attend. Mrs Cox is also running a lunchtime session in A2 on Thursday lunchtimes.

  • ANNA RECEIVES HUGE ACCOLADE AND OPPORTUNITY

    Science student Anna McCarthy has recently been awarded the opportunity to attend the University of Canterbury’s Astronomy School later this year. Please read below the offer of acceptance from the University. Congratulations Anna. On behalf of the College of Science and the School of Physical & Chemical Sciences, University of...

  • Epro8 Contest

    The opening round of the Epro8 contest was on Wed 20th March. 12 teams from the local area all competed with the top 4 junior teams progressing to the semi-final and the top 2 senior teams progressing to the final. PHS entered four teams, two junior teams and two senior...

  • SCIENCE FAIR 2019

    SCIENCE FAIR 2019 Planning and research for the 13th Franklin Science Fair Exhibition is underway in all Year 9 and 10 Science classes.  Seniors are also welcome to submit entries. This year there are only 2 entry categories for students to choose from. Technology device – design and build an...

  • CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

    A huge well done to our three scholarship awardees for 2018, Amanda Lee (Physics), Eden Yin and Aleisha Neary (both Art Printmarking). Scholarships are a huge accolade nationally and are a culmination of the huge devotion to their learning over the course of their education, from primary school right through...

  • Academic Goal Setting Conference for Term 1

    We are pleased to invite you to our next Academic Conference to be held on Thursday 28th February and Friday 1st March 2019. We intend to continue to improve students’ progress by involving them in conversations about their learning, their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities for growth and their hopes and aspirations....

  • AN ENTERPRISING EXPERIENCE FOR OUR LEVEL THREE STUDENTS

    The two level 3 Business Studies classes spent the day at AUT South Campus with the Young Enterprise Scheme staff and business mentors. The day is to help the students understand how the Scheme works and to talk about their business ideas. The students have to form a virtual company,...

DAILY NOTICES

UPCOMING EVENTS