Welcome to Papanui High School

"Our aim is simple... to provide the best education possible for every student"

Preparing students for their future2015 11 13 Jeffsmith

We are making a difference for our students and they are doing incredibly well. The school has worked hard to consolidate recent initiatives to ensure sustained and continuous improvement.

We look forward to welcoming all prospective students and their families/whānau to visit our school.

Read more from our Principal Jeff Smith.

Recent News

Todays Notices


Snow trip to Porters on 31st July. If you want information go to google classroom code x6k35fn all info should be there. Meeting Tuesday beginning lunch time. Money and permission slips to student office by lunch time Wednesday 27th July. Any questions see Mr Dalkie. SKI/SNOWBOARD RACERS NEED TO SEE MR DALKIE ASAP. Race is on 4th August and we need to organise our teams. - DLB
All Yellow house student leaders please meet in A3 at the beginning of lunch Today, it is important that you attend to give you information for house assembly. Apologies to Mrs Rickman - RCA
Debating is on this Tuesday for all debaters, including seniors. - JRV
The first student council meeting for term 3 will be Friday 5th August. - RBR
Reminder to those students Mrs Roberts has spoken with to come to our catch up TODAY lunchtime in B7 with Mrs R. See you there. - RBR
The following students are to come to F10 at Tuesday at 2:30 to finish their Bi-variate assessment from last term: Lani Parker Mlh, Cheyanne Rogerson 11Pra, Zivania Te-Namu 11Chl, Geoffrey Symes-Laughton 11Dbk, Georgia Everett 12Trp, Tikirau Hammond-Young 11Mrj, Fong-Yip Tewaiponitaka 11Hpg, Dan Wilon-McGill 12Rtj, Jack Regan 11Wrl, Matt Williamson 11Pra and Paige Wilson 11Hpg - CHL
Any students who need help in Genetics can come for a tutorial at 2:40 on Tuesdays after school in M5 (starting today!). All are welcome. - FRS
Any students thinking of attending Auckland University should see the scholarship information available in the Careers centre. - BRR
Keystone Scholarship - for students who come from financial hardship or circumstantial need or students who stand out in their schools and community. Victoria University Scholarships - 2 available 1. For Maori, Pacific Students ,students with a disability, students who can demonstrate financial hardship 2. For high achieving students 3. Lincoln University Scholarships See Careers Centre for further information - BRR
Any students intending to study in property and finance related areas = Keystone Trust scholarships are now open and close on August 10th. See Careers Centre for further information and application forms. - BRR
Any students intending to apply to Salmond College or Knox College while studying at Otago University - see the information available in the Careers Centre. - BRR
University of Canterbury staff will be at school P4 on Wednesday 3rd August to help students intending to enrol at the university with their course planning. Please keep an eye on the notices and attend assemblies for information you may need to complete this process. - BRR
Any students interested in attending Victoria University's Open Day in Wellington -this is on Friday 26th August - BRR
Students intending to study at Lincoln University next year should attend the course planning meeting on August 16th Period 4 in A12 - BRR

General Notices

Second to last week to get your designs in for H Block Mural Competition. Send your designs, whether they are a photographs, paintings, drawings or whatever you can create to phsartleadership@gmail.com by Friday the fifth of August. There are eight pieces going up, so eight chances to win, and extra prizes for the most creative ones! Scan or photograph your work, and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to email us. - SLM
There will be a house meeting on Wednesday (27 July) at form time to get people signed up for the Lip Sync competition in week 4. Please think about this before the meeting if you are interested. The venues will be Ngaranui (Blue) Hall, Ruuwhenua (green) G2, Taa Hiko (Yellow) GC - Big Gym, Ahi ka (Red) Johns wing. Please get there as quickly as you can and sit with your form class as best as possible. - STC
Any native speakers of Japanese, Chinese or Samoan who are wanting to sit the external exams at the end of the year, please see Ms Dalley in P5 so we can get you enrolled. - DLM
The Australian Maths Competition will be held THIS THURSDAY periods1/2 in the Study Centre. All participants must be at the Study Centre at 8.20 am for a prompt start at 8.30am. Please bring a calculator, pencil,eraser and pen. All queries to Ms Brydges-Jones in F13. - BRS
Wednesday Sports commences again this week, please make sure you check the draw and are prepared for your game on Wednesday. friday night Basketball also begins again this Friday, please check the sports office window for the draw. Sport Time Venue Transport method Departure Time Teacher Rugby Girls Vs BURN 3.15pm BURN Gobus 2.30pm Nicole Herbert Badminton Boys A vs CHCO 3.15pm PPNU Walk 2.30pm Tim??? Boys yr 11 vs HORN 3.15pm HORN Van 2.30pm Rach Prior Boys B vs CASH 3.15pm CASH School Van Share 2.30pm Daniel Scowcroft Boys Intermediate vs STAC 3.15pm PPNU Walk 2.30pm Tim??? Girls A vs STMG 3.15pm PPNU van 2.30pm Tim??? Girls B vs HLMT 3.15pm Hillmorton Walk 2.30pm Debbie Newman Girls C Vs RICC HS 3.15pm RICC HS Van 2.30pm Sussie Cottrell Archery vs 2.30pm Mary Football Pap Girls vs BURN 3.15pm BURN School Van 2.30pm Mike Vannoort Junior Boys vs STAC 3.15pm PPNU Walk 2.30pm Glenn Hooper Senior Boys vs Rangiora 3.45pm English Park School Van 4pm Paul Anderson Squash Mixed team vs CASH 3.15pm CASH Club School Van Share 2.30pm Brian Creswell - JNH
Could those girls that played in the Junior SISS tournament over the holidays please return their tracksuits immediately to Miss Jones in the sports office. Thanks - JNH
For those intending to study at Canterbury University next year - scholarship info is in the Careers Centre - BRR


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