OUR CLUBS

At Mahurangi College, we extend and challenge our students who are eager for more learning. Through clubs, students are extended and challenged beyond the classroom. They can try something new, seek even more knowledge, apply their learning in new contexts, hone their abilities and solve problems by thinking “outside the box”.

CHESS

Students can participate in friendly matches of the timeless strategy board game. Every Wednesday lunch time in E2.

Teacher in Charge: Daniel Boesley

DANCE and HIP HOP

Dance club runs every Friday at lunch time for ANYONE who wants to dance. We try different styles of dance each week with no pressure to perform or even to remember the dance from week to week. Everyone is welcome, regardless of experience or ability. Hip Hop dance club is every Thursday at lunch time, and anyone is welcome to join to learn key skills and sets in various styles of hip hop. This group will have the chance to perform in the dance showcase in term three if they want. For other dance opportunities, check out our two auditioned dance companies.

Teacher in Charge: Ms. E. Woodfield

DRAMA

Drama Club is a place where our students can enjoy learning more about drama through games, improvisation, and work on short scripts. We meet at least once a week (usually Tuesday lunchtimes) under the guidance of experienced drama teachers. In Term 1 students will be working on items for the SCGNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival. This focus will shift later in the year as students begin work on the school production.

Teacher in Charge: Mr. J Dutton

ENVIRO

Are you keen about helping the environment? Do you want to make a difference in the world around you and beyond? If so, come join the Enviro Group, open to all ages. Our group meets every Monday at lunch in K9.  Projects include planting a Bee & Butterfly Garden, Tree Planting, creating a school compost program, actions to Decrease Plastics, Shellfish Monitoring and more. 

Teachers in Charge: Naomi Wade and Natalie Caldwell

INDOOR CLIMBING CLUB

Indoor rock climbing and activities designed to develop climbing skill, confidence and general fitness. Each term, several trips are made to Birkenhead Leisure Centre which has a variety of climbs catering to various skill levels. Students who wish to try the sport may select from a 3 session ‘Have a go’ package or choose a term by term option. Fees are charged for transport, climbing and gear maintenance.

Teacher in Charge: Caroline Hawes

JUNIOR & SENIOR DEBATING

Students prepare for and take part in the Auckland Schools Debating competition.

Teachers in Charge: Ms. R Chitty

MAKING BOOK TRAILERS

Students can write, shoot and edit their own trailer for their favourite book.

 

Teacher in Charge: Mr Daren King

MAGIC

Every Monday B10 at lunch time. Come along and learn some new tricks!

 

Teacher in Charge: Natalie O’Flaherty

PHOTOGRAPHY

Catering to both beginners and experienced photographers Y7 - 10 students. Will run on a term by term basis, according to interest.

Teacher in Charge: Theressa Butler

SPANISH (SENIORS)

Boost your Spanish speaking and listening skills. Conversation, games, songs,  videos etc. For Senior Students (Y11-13) Day to be confirmed soon.

Teacher in Charge: Ruth Soriano-Andaluz

SPORT @ LUNCH

Year 7-10 students have the opportunity to join in a variety of social sport in the Gymnasiums during lunchtime every Tuesday and Thursday.

Teacher in Charge: Sports Department

TRAPPING

In 2018 Mahurangi College began a pest monitoring and trapping program working alongside Auckland Council, in the bush surrounding our school and river. New students are welcome to join. Every Friday T1 during lunch. 

Teacher in Charge: Paul Lenihan

WRITING

Want to become the next JK Rowling? Fancy yourself as horror master Stephen King? Or comedy genius David Williams? Or do you just want a chance to write, get feedback and hear from other budding writers? Come along to the Writers Club! Every Tuesday at lunch in E4. Bring your lunch, a pen and your imagination.

 

Teachers in Charge: Miss Robinson and Ms Hinton

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Contact: David Macleod - Principal | Postal: PO Box 64, Warkworth 0941, Physical: Woodcocks Road, Warkworth 0910 | Phone: 09 425 8039 | Email: admin@mahurangi.school.nz