SCHOOL NAME CHANGE
22 July 2015
It is proposed that Papamoa College changes its official name to Rydell High School - at least for the week of 3 - 8 August 2015. The name Rydell High School is considered to be easier to say, it sounds good in a chant and has a yesteryear feel to it. Comments on this proposal are most welcome. You are also invitied to attend the campus on Wednesday 5 August 7.30pm or Thursday 6 August 4.30pm, to experience high school life and have your say. (Unfortunately Friday and Saturday meetings are over-subscribed) Note: there is a...
2016 Senior Options
20 July 2015
The purpose of the curriculum guide is to provide you with relevant information about the Senior Curriculum 2016, and to assist you to make the best possible choices for your subjects next year. The senior curriculum has been designed to provide learning programmes that enable students to gain valuable qualifications for future study and careers, as well as developing them as young adults. Leaving school with valuable qualifications is extremely important. This curriculum guide will help students to focus on possible pathways for the future....
7 July 2015
Papamoa College had its second ball on the 27 June, held at the new location of the ASB Arena. It was the first year that both the Y12's and Y13's student could get involved. The ball committee put many months into planning the ball and sourcing perfect decorations to match the theme of Arabian Nights. The arrival to the ball was quite memorable! There was everything from limos to motorbikes, even a boat arrived to make an extravangant entrance before students walked up the Arabian carpet. Awards were presented later in the evening for best...
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