John Lewis

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.

Dyslexia research enabled

Dyslexia research enabled

Otago children could be the first to benefit from dyslexia research being conducted by a Dunedin primary school principal next year.

Muslim school for boys delayed again

Muslim school for boys delayed again

Plans to establish a secondary boarding school for Muslim boys in South Dunedin have had another setback.

International pupil figures falling

International pupil figures falling

A 21% drop in international fee-paying pupils in Otago over the past five years means the local economy has lost over $3.39 million in earnings.

Otago schools not 'on board' as claimed

Otago schools not 'on board' as claimed

A South Otago school principal is concerned 17 schools in the area are being portrayed by the Ministry of Education as endorsing the ministry's community of learning (COL), when not all are ''on board'' with the initiative yet.