Three Dunedin science pupils have been selected to represent
New Zealand at international science and technology events.
"We started out with no clients and no income. All we had was
a $200 typewriter and an office in the basement of a building
in Clark St."
"It never ceases to amaze me, the way children can grasp
concepts and develop emotionally, physically and academically
as they go through the school."
Antisocial behaviour in College Street School's playground
appears to have ceased, seven months after traditional school
lunch breaks were shortened.
"The secret to good writing is persistence and lots of
reading. So, I spend most of my free time in the school
library. My friends say I should just live in the library."
Discussions are continuing in a bid to find an alternative
service for disruptive secondary school pupils following the
closure of the Phoenix Centre in Dunedin last term.
Die! Die! Die! brought life to the ambitions of about 130
Dunedin secondary school pupils yesterday by offering tips on
how to become high-profile rock musicians.
Staff from three New Zealand tertiary institutions providing
design degrees have expressed surprise at the University of
Otago plans to downgrade its design programme.
Waitati School's bus service is about to reach the end of the
line, leaving staff and the parents of some pupils concerned
for their children's safety.
Otago secondary school principals are praising the New
Zealand Qualifications Authority's new NCEA course
endorsements which will recognise pupils who perform
exceptionally well in individual courses.
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