Being smack in the middle of exams was no deterrent to student leaders from ACG Strathallan in Karaka who walked more than 300km over 18 hours as part of Relay for Life.
Twenty-five students in Years 12 and 13 took part in the event, which raises money for The Cancer Society. They walked 662 laps around Bruce Pulman Park in Takanini and raised more than $5,000.
“A big challenge was the cold during the night and the fact we had to study for exams on the Sunday after minimal sleep,” said student president Mckenzie Northcott. “It made for a long afternoon on the Sunday!”
Medbury School has marked the beginning of its next exciting development, a new teaching and learning centre, with a turning of the sod ceremony.
Chairman of the Medbury School Trust Board David Hiatt said the new teaching block will ensure that Medbury’s facilities evolve with the requirements of a 21st century education. It will continue to allow the balance between traditional teaching spaces and adaptable learning spaces, that allow boys to work independently or collaboratively.