HBHS Lockdown Exercise
Hamilton Boys' High School is conducting a lockdown exercise. This is how you will be notified in the first instance, should a lockdown occur at the school.
Please do not come to the school or phone the school as you will not be attended to. Your assistance and cooperation are appreciated. All further updates will be provided on the school website.
BOT Voting Papers
Please be advised we are aware that voting papers have been received late due to unforeseen circumstances.
CES has stated that they will accept voting papers returned in the mail and posted this week until Thursday 13th June. We are also happy to receive sealed envelopes in reception which we will courier June 7th to CES.
Reminder - Study Smarter Workshop
Study Smarter Student Workshop - Monday 8th July
Presenter: Karen Boyes – Study Skills Expert
Venue: Hamilton Boys’ High School Study Centre Time: 9am to 3pm
Students from the Hamilton area are warmly invited to attend the Study Smarter Workshop on the first Monday of the upcoming school holidays. The presenter, Karen Boyes is described as Australasia’s “Mrs Education.” An expert in effective teaching, learning and living, Karen turns her research into practical and simple-to-use techniques that create success. Her workshops at Hamilton Boys’ have proven to be immensely popular in previous years, with attendees learning some excellent strategies for studying and preparing for examinations.
As the Founder of Spectrum Education, an author, publisher of the Teachers Matter Magazine and an Associate Director of the Institute for the Habits of Mind, Karen is an expert of teaching and learning throughout the world. A dynamic presenter, she inspires teachers and students globally.
Students will learn the powerful strategies that make a difference to their study. Through the use of simple, easy to apply and yet practical ideas, students can boost their own performance and exam results.
Please see attachment for more information and registration details.
HBHS Podiatry Service
Hamilton Boys' High School would like to welcome our new Podiatrist Nadia Keogh to the Wellness Centre team. Nadia comes with 20 years experience in sports biomechanics, minor surgery, diabetes and general podiatry.
The Podiatry service will be operating from the School Wellness Centre. Appointments can be made by contacting Nadia directly on 0225703776. Any issues with booking appointments please contact the Wellness Centre.
Services provided and related costs summary:
● ACC related injuries - fully funded by ACC
● Non-ACC or Private podiatry services charges do apply.
Parental/guardian consent is required prior to treatment proceeding. Treatments/consultations will be billed directly to the student’s family.
● Foot and ankle sprains
● Toe injuries
● Toenail and ingrown toenails caused by injury
● Wounds to the foot caused by injury
● Foot and ankle strapping
● Simple insoles and/or ankle or foot supports
● Prescription (casted) orthotics (subject to the approval of ACC)
● Hip, knee and heel injuries
● Sever's disease - (Heel pain) Osteochondrosis of the heel, common in 10-14 yr olds)
● Footwear advice and recommendations
● Plantar Fasciitis
● Foot, ankle and heel pain
● Osteochondrosis non-acc related (result of overuse)
● Corns and callus treatment
● Tinea advise - some treatment options available
● Biomechanical issues
● Footwear advice
HBHS consultation fee $40.00
Insoles/orthotics Price TBC
Payment options include eftpos, cash and online banking
All students are welcome to attend the following lunchtime seminars, to help with their career research. The following are all in the Careers Room (SSC)
May 27th - ARA Institute of Canterbury
Interval in Careers Room
- New Zealand Broadcasting School – Radio, Journalism, Screen & TV. (95% employment rate)
- National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA)
- Sustainability & Outdoor Education - Only institute in New Zealand you can earn a degree in this subject.
- Musculoskeletal Health – Osteopathy
- Medical Imaging
May 27th - Canterbury University – Find out about College Hall, a very prestigious Hall of Residence
May 28th - Wintec
Find out about courses, enrolments, scholarships etc.
Wintec offer Certificate, Diploma and Degree courses.
June 4th - Scholarships – Tips on how to apply for scholarships, where to look for them etc
June 5th - Waikato University Engineering Faculty
Find out about a degree in Engineering.
Many different Majors including:-
- Chemical and Biological Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Electronic Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Materials and Processing Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Software Engineering
June 10th - Wanaka Helicopters - Helicopter Pilot Careers
Our Diploma in Aviation includes a commercial helicopter licence, so graduates are equipped to start their career as a helicopter pilot. The additional courses undertaken in the Diploma programmes mean graduates can also have careers in:-
- Air Traffic Control
- Senior Management
- Flight Operations additional to opportunities as a helicopter pilot which include (but not limited to):
- Tourism/Scenic Flight Pilot
- Search and Rescue Pilot
- Utility Pilot
- Flight Instructor
- Ag Pilot
June 12th - Waikato University Scholarships
Find out about the scholarships available at Waikato for 2020 and how to apply etc
May 28th - Canterbury University
Claudelands Arena, Cnr Brooklyn Road & Heaphy Terrace
Registration: All attendees should register via Eventbrite to secure a seat.
June 11th - Massey University
Centre of Excellence, St Pauls Collegiate
6.00pm – 7.30pm
Register at www.massey.ac.nz/onfoevenings
July 2nd - Victoria University
6.00pm – 8.00pm
July 18th - NZ College of Chiropractics
June 9th & 10th - Waikato Careers Expo
Claudelands Event Centre
10.00am - 3.00pm
Check the HBHS Careers Facebook page for events, information and jobs - HBHS Careers facebook