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  • STUDENTS SOWING THE SEEDS

    Level 2 Agriculture & Horticulture students planted over 2000 native trees and plants on a local property. Doing our bit to save the planet and counter act climate change, the plants form part of a riparian corridor separating farm land from waterways. As well as producing CO2 these plants will...

  • OUR YOUNG WOMEN LEAD THE WAY

    Two Pukekohe High School students Chelsea James, Victoria Barrar attended the Young Woman in Leadership Programme at Massey University Albany Campus. From March until this week they worked on a leadership project and had to report back with what they had undertaken and received a certificate of completion along with...

  • 40 HOUR FAMINE STARTING SOON

    The 40 Hour Famine is New Zealand’s largest youth fundraiser, running annually for more than 40 years, is coming to Pukekohe High School. Last year, almost 100,000 young Kiwis across Aotearoa, supported the South Sudanese children seeking refuge in Uganda by raising $1.8m through the 40 Hour Famine challenge. This...

  • HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS REACH FOR THE SKIES

    Air Force competes with Air New Zealand to recruit female pilots The Air Force is competing with Air New Zealand to recruit female pilots, targeting women in their final year of high school in a bid to drive up numbers. Our very own Amaaria-Rose Bhana and Alex Williams recently featured...

  • SCHOOL GROUP PHOTOGRAPHS TIMETABLE

    TUESDAY 21ST MAY 2019 Please meet your home room at the Hall at your allocated time. Students meet in group with Home Room Teacher at the back of the hall (just inside the sets of double doors) and remove jackets/jumpers. Home Room Teacher collects VF sign. You will be lined...

  • ROTARY AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND STUDENT EXCHANGE

    Participants: Secondary School Students aged of 13 to 16 This program is arranged by Rotary and is designed to foster international friendships and understanding between Australians and New Zealanders. It allows for young New Zealanders, aged 13 to 16, to spend Term 2 living and studying in an Australian community...

  • INDUSTRIAL ACTION FOR TEACHERS

    As you may be aware, the Post Primary Teachers Association has voted in favour of industrial action on Wednesday 29 May. This means that Pukekohe High School will not be able to open for classes on that day, and therefore that students will have to stay at home. There will...

  • MUSICIANS RISE TO THE CHALLENGE

    Saturday 11th May - 8 rock bands went to SmokeFree Rock Quest for the Manukau heats. 32 bands competed and ours did a great job. 12 bands were selected for the regional final and 2 of our bands made it. Black Roses and Don't Eat the People. Sunday 12th May...

  • JOIN THE GREAT PUKEKOHE TOWN CLEAN UP

    Please join us to beautify Pukekohe Town Centre! We at the Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust need all the helping hands we can get to spruce up the heart of Franklin! We’ve scheduled this one in the afternoon so you can get all your usual Saturday things done! Save the date...

  • 2019 Franklin Junior Sports Awards Finalists Announced

    A big congratulations to all the finalists from Pukekohe High School who have been shortlisted for awards. The awards will be celebrated on Sun 26 May at Navigation Homes Stadium Pukekohe. This celebration is proudly sponsored by Franklin Local Board, Malcolm Wrigley Insurance Services, and supported by a great team...

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  • 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.

  • INTRODUCING OUR 2019 UNITED NATIONS YOUTH AMBASSADORS

    This year, Isadora Nichio Rueckert and Emma Sears have been appointed as our school’s 2019 UN Youth ambassadors. United Nations Youth is a non-profit organization that helps bring awareness of social issues, into our school community. Throughout New Zealand, thousands of high school students embark on the journey of discussing...

  • SETH GOES NATIONAL

    Ex Pukekohe High School student Seth Boy has recently been chosen to play with the New Zealand Youth Jazz Orchestra. They auditioned youth musicians from throughout the whole of New Zealand youth and he was chosen as the sole bass player. There are plans to embark on a large tour...

  • DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARDS STUDENTS SCALING HIGH

    Duke of Edinburgh students embody our school values of manaakitanga, kotahitanga, puumautanga and arahitanga, as they hike for three days around Mt Taranaki. They gave up some of their holidays for this and had a blast! Future leaders in the making."

  • SUPPORT OUR KAPAHAKA STUDENTS FOR POLYFEST

    Our Kapahaka students have full practices over the next month for the lead up to Polyfest. We have a wananga/noho every week and we are asking for koha donations for kai for our kids. Please can you bring them to S15 before the sleepovers, if they are best before foods or tinned...

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  • STUDENTS SOWING THE SEEDS

    Level 2 Agriculture & Horticulture students planted over 2000 native trees and plants on a local property. Doing our bit to save the planet and counter act climate change, the plants form part of a riparian corridor separating farm land from waterways. As well as producing CO2 these plants will...

  • OUR YOUNG WOMEN LEAD THE WAY

    Two Pukekohe High School students Chelsea James, Victoria Barrar attended the Young Woman in Leadership Programme at Massey University Albany Campus. From March until this week they worked on a leadership project and had to report back with what they had undertaken and received a certificate of completion along with...

  • 40 HOUR FAMINE STARTING SOON

    The 40 Hour Famine is New Zealand’s largest youth fundraiser, running annually for more than 40 years, is coming to Pukekohe High School. Last year, almost 100,000 young Kiwis across Aotearoa, supported the South Sudanese children seeking refuge in Uganda by raising $1.8m through the 40 Hour Famine challenge. This...

  • HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS REACH FOR THE SKIES

    Air Force competes with Air New Zealand to recruit female pilots The Air Force is competing with Air New Zealand to recruit female pilots, targeting women in their final year of high school in a bid to drive up numbers. Our very own Amaaria-Rose Bhana and Alex Williams recently featured...

  • SCHOOL GROUP PHOTOGRAPHS TIMETABLE

    TUESDAY 21ST MAY 2019 Please meet your home room at the Hall at your allocated time. Students meet in group with Home Room Teacher at the back of the hall (just inside the sets of double doors) and remove jackets/jumpers. Home Room Teacher collects VF sign. You will be lined...

  • ROTARY AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND STUDENT EXCHANGE

    Participants: Secondary School Students aged of 13 to 16 This program is arranged by Rotary and is designed to foster international friendships and understanding between Australians and New Zealanders. It allows for young New Zealanders, aged 13 to 16, to spend Term 2 living and studying in an Australian community...

  • INDUSTRIAL ACTION FOR TEACHERS

    As you may be aware, the Post Primary Teachers Association has voted in favour of industrial action on Wednesday 29 May. This means that Pukekohe High School will not be able to open for classes on that day, and therefore that students will have to stay at home. There will...

  • MUSICIANS RISE TO THE CHALLENGE

    Saturday 11th May - 8 rock bands went to SmokeFree Rock Quest for the Manukau heats. 32 bands competed and ours did a great job. 12 bands were selected for the regional final and 2 of our bands made it. Black Roses and Don't Eat the People. Sunday 12th May...

  • JOIN THE GREAT PUKEKOHE TOWN CLEAN UP

    Please join us to beautify Pukekohe Town Centre! We at the Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust need all the helping hands we can get to spruce up the heart of Franklin! We’ve scheduled this one in the afternoon so you can get all your usual Saturday things done! Save the date...

  • INDONESIAN ART EDUCATORS VISIT PUKEKOHE HIGH SCHOOL

    This week we were privileged to host a party of 17 art educators from Indonesia. 14 of the visitors were from a range of secondary schools throughout Indonesia, from Bali to Sumatra, whilst the other 3 in the party were from the Ministry of Education of Indonesia. Their day began...

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  • 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.

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  • 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,...

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  • 2019 Franklin Junior Sports Awards Finalists Announced

    A big congratulations to all the finalists from Pukekohe High School who have been shortlisted for awards. The awards will be celebrated on Sun 26 May at Navigation Homes Stadium Pukekohe. This celebration is proudly sponsored by Franklin Local Board, Malcolm Wrigley Insurance Services, and supported by a great team...

  • AUCKLAND REGIONAL SCHOOLS ORIENTEERING COMPETITION

    The following students have been selected to take part in the Schools Regional Challenge at Queens Birthday Weekend at venues in the Foxton, Levin areas. Callum Farmer Fenton Loveday Caitlyn Marx Mille Norman This is one of the events in the selection process for our Junior World Orienteering teams.

  • TOP ACCOLADE FOR MRS WALLACE

    Last week it was announced that our very own Mrs Maree Wallace has been appointed to be a National Bench Official at the Netball NZ U/19 Tournament to be held in July in Invercargill. There are only 4 ladies appointed from the Netball Northern region. Mrs Wallace has been benching...

  • SQUASH COMPETITION PREPARATION BEGINS

    CMSS Tennis Champs was held on Thursday 11 April. We had representatives in each grade; singles and doubles. Although some of the games were hampered by rain, we were still able to bring home medals. Congratulations to Keegan McCort - Gold for Senior Boys Singles, Olivia Fausett -Gold for Senior...

  • SQUASH COMPETITION PREPARATION BEGINS

    Games were played on Wednesday 10 April, following a moment of silence for former student, Ryan Montgomery, who re-ignited interest in a Squash team while he attended Pukekohe High School. Senior Boys Champion - Bradley Allen (Massey) Runner-up - Keegan McCort (Day) Junior Boys Champion - Ronnie Woods (Perkins) Runner-up...

  • 2019 Auckland Secondary Schools’ Swimming

    2019 Auckland Secondary Schools’ Swimming was held at Westwave Aquatic Centre, Waitakere – Wednesday 3 April We came home with 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medals. Our full results are listed below;   Intermediate Girls: Abbey Swain               8th 50m Back Ernestine de Bruin     9th 50m Back...

  • 2019 North Island Secondary Schools’ Athletics

    2019 North Island Secondary Schools’ Athletics held at Tauranga Domain – Sarturday 6 and Sunday 7 April, 2019. Junior Girls: Shaodahn Tonga-Awhikau 3 rd Javelin (28.78m) Dassidy Smith 16 th Shot Put (9.22m) Junior Boys: Kaelan Paranihi 1 st Triple Jump (12.00m) Senior Boys: Rawinder Singh 8 th 400m

  • PUKEKOHE HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS WELL REPRESENTED AT THE CMS CHAMPIONSHIPS

    The following students will be representing the school next Wednesday at Counties Manukau Championships; Singles -Keegan McCort, Bradley Allen, Olivia Fausett, Cohen Brady-Leathem, Trent McNaughten, Taylor Gillard, Briar Warren, Ronnie Woods, Ben Fausett, Yasmin Brady-Leathem Doubles – Sam Shaw and Caleb Moxon, Benika Vandermeer and Olivia Van Tiel, Cooper Jamieson...

  • Tennis Results

    2019 Tennis Results. Congratulations to all our tennis champions.  The weather was kind to us and we were able to finalise the top placings on the day. Junior Girls          Champion           Yasmin Brady-Leathem - Jellicoe Runner-up          Hayley Small - Massey Third                      Shelby Whitley – Jellicoe Fourth                  Zoe Cherrington - Perkins...

  • WAKA AMA TEAM AT NATIONALS

    WAKA AMA TEAM AT NATIONALS Please read below for a detailed account from coach Nikki Tarapa of our Waka Ama team’s progress at the Nationals in Rotorua last week. We took 15 amazing Pukekohe High School students to Rotorua for the week where we stayed at Tui Ridge Park.  Our...

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  • 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...

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  • 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,...

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