John Lewis

NCEA, scholarship exams finish

A collective sigh of relief went up across Otago secondary schools yesterday as the 2015 NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examination season came to an end.

Columba College pupil strikes ICAS gold again

Columba College pupil strikes ICAS gold again

Kate Truman was only one mark off getting a perfect score in the recent International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) English examination.

Back on the road after school's out

Back on the road after school's out

Margaret Wooffindin has seen more of the world than most.

Police flag possibility of serial thief

Police flag possibility of serial thief

A serial flag thief could be on the loose in Dunedin, police believe, after a New Zealand flag was stolen from Adams Flags and Accessories on Monday night.

Celebrating belief that dreams really do come true

Celebrating belief that dreams really do come true

Life for Shania Fox is somewhere over the rainbow these days - in a place where the dreams that you dare to dream, really do come true.

Rennie temporary WBHS rector

Rennie temporary WBHS rector

Waitaki Boys' High School has temporarily appointed Clive Rennie as rector of the troubled Oamaru school.

Southern pupils in orchestra

Six southern secondary school pupils have been selected to perform in next year's New Zealand Secondary Schools' Symphony Orchestra, to be directed by Dunedin conductor Peter Adams.

High fives all round for city's junior multisporters

High fives all round for city's junior multisporters

When a child gets knocked over, bangs their knee or gets squirted with a hose, usually there are tears.

Sweet space connection

Sweet space connection

Aaron Pitts says if he ever sees another Christmas truffle again, it will be too soon - even if it is floating in zero gravity.

Inspirational teacher's day made a lot better

Inspirational teacher's day made a lot better

Warwick Holden got the shock of his life during a mathematics lesson at his Middlemarch school last Thursday morning.