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Keen Readers in Kids Lit Quiz<

Keen Readers in Kids Lit Quiz

On Monday 20 May some of our top readers from around the school participated in the Auckland Heats of the annual Kids Lit Quiz, held at St Cuthbert’s College. It was wonderful to compete in an event that celebrates the ‘sport of reading’ and we are very proud of the way our two teams represented… Read More...
Notice of Strike Action 29 May 2019<

Notice of Strike Action 29 May 2019

  As you may be aware Northcross Teachers are currently involved in negotiations between the Ministry of Education and the NZEI (New Zealand Educational Institute Union that represent primary school teachers and principals) and the PPTA (Post Primary Teachers’ Association) across New Zealand.… Read More...
Writers Festival 2019<

Writers Festival 2019

On Tuesday 14 May 90 students from our school were able to attend the Auckland Writers Festival at the Aotea Centre. We were privileged to hear addresses from Pauline Vaeluaga-Smith, Sally Gardner, Joanna Grochowicz and Luke Wright. Additionally, some of our students were able to attend workshops… Read More...
Lest We Forget Poetry Competition<

Lest We Forget Poetry Competition

Auckland War Memorial Museum Lest We Forget ANZAC Poetry Competition This year we were thrilled to have two of our students selected as winners in this annual nationwide poetry competition. The theme for 2019 was ‘Peace After the War’.  Madeline Bennett: Room 55 (11 and under category) with The… Read More...
Y7 Pubertal Change Evenings<

Y7 Pubertal Change Evenings

 Dear Parents/Caregivers As part of our Health Curriculum, students in Year 7 are taking part in classroom lessons about the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. At Northcross, we offer a parent and child evening that covers content addressed in classrooms. It will be presented… Read More...
NH Champion Football Team<

NH Champion Football Team

The Northcross Boys Y8 Football Team played outstanding footy at the recent North Harbour Zone day. In getting to the final they scored 18 Goals without conceding. The boys quick attacking play and determined defense gave them the upper hand against even the toughest opposition teams. Northcross met… Read More...
NX Sport Hoodies<

NX Sport Hoodies

NX Sport Hoodies Available now for purchase is the Northcross Sports Hoodie. If your child is involved in playing a winter code for Northcross, you may wish to order a NX Sports Hoodie to keep your child warm during the cold, wet winter months at sports games and trainings. The Hoodie, at $75,… Read More...
The Fantastic NX Fun Run<

The Fantastic NX Fun Run

Northcross students put their House colours and running shoes and took to the challenge of completing our annual NX Fun Run at th end of Term 1. Competition between the Houses was good spirited but intense, with everyone wanting their team to not only be the fastest House but also the best looking… Read More...
NX Swimming Sensation<

NX Swimming Sensation

Congratulations to Millie Middleton who achieved excellent results at the recent NZ Division II Age Group Championships. Millie finished with two Gold medals an outstanding 1st place in both the 50m Free and 50m Fly events. She also gained bronze in 4 other events – including 100m Free, 50m… Read More...
Koru Coin Trail for Christchurch<

Koru Coin Trail for Christchurch

In response to the recent terror attack in Christchurch a group of Northcross students arranged for the whole school to pay tribute by drawing a message and donating a coin on a large Koru Trail. The money given will be sent to the families of victims who were affected by this terrible tragedy.… Read More...
Condolences<

Condolences

Our thoughts are with Craig McTavish (music tutor) and his daughter Caitie after the sudden passing of his wife Mel late last week. Craig is a valued member of our school community and I am sure you will join with me in supporting Craig and his family both during and after this tragic time. We are… Read More...
NX Boys Futsal Teams take out NH Titles<

NX Boys Futsal Teams take out NH Titles

Our Y7 and Y8 Futsal Boys teams had a clean sweep at the recent NH Futsal Championships. Both teams made it to their respective finals and played fast pace, one touch football to overcome tough opposition. Congratulations to both teams on their fantastic wins. Read More...
Powhiri 2019<

Powhiri 2019

Northcross welcomed new staff, Year 7 students and a number of new Year 8 students with a school powhiri on the first official school day. Our 1200 plus students were smartly presented in their NX uniforms and were as equally impressive in the respect shown during the ceremony. It was wonderful to… Read More...
NX Champion Boys Touch Team<

NX Champion Boys Touch Team

While 13 students attended the Zone Day, only 11 boys took the field at Auckland Champs as injuries continued to wreak havoc. Unperturbed, the boys just carried on! After a slow start the lads really warmed into their game. Winning every pool game, meant a semifinal against a sharp looking Rangeview… Read More...
NX Take Top Award in Science and Technology Fair<

NX Take Top Award in Science and Technology Fair

What better way to learn about Science and Technology than carrying out an investigation?  Following a lesson sequence learning about changing variables to control the distance of Barbie’s bungy jump, Northcross held an in-class Science Fair.  From across the school, twenty projects showing… Read More...

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