School sport is under way with Aquinas College teams entered in the local Cricket, Volleyball, Futsal and Water Polo competitions. Gymsports trainings have also started at school.
Swimming Championships for Yr. 7 and 8 will be held at the Greerton Aquatic Centre on Tuesday 13 March. Year 9 – 13 will compete at the Baywave Aquatic Centre on Thursday 29 March. We expect all students to be involved in these events.
Congratulations to Antony (Yr. 9) and Kieran Death (Yr. 7) on selection for the New Zealand Youth Climbing Team that will compete at the Australian Youth Climbing Championships being held in Sydney in May 2018. Antony will represent NZ at U14 Level (Youth C) and Kieran at U’12 Level (Youth D). Both boys will compete in Lead, Bouldering and Speed events.
A number of our senior teams are preparing to compete at various tournaments during Summer Tournament Week (18 – 23 March):
Water polo – Senior Boys and Girls competing at the North Island Secondary Schools Champs being held in Auckland.
Volleyball – Senior Girls competing at the NZ Secondary School Volleyball Nationals in Palmerston North.
Cricket – 1st XI Boys competing in the Northern Districts Regional Tournament in Hamilton.
Sailing – 1 or 2 teams competing in the Central North Island Sailing Regatta in Taupo.
Winter Sporting codes are beginning preparations for Terms 2 and 3 so all students need to be alert for notifications on the school website regarding registrations, trials, training and pre-season musters.