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Festival of Cultural Sharing

On Friday 26 May, our Year 7 students walked down to the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple for the Festival of Cultural Sharing. This is an annual event for all Year 7 students at MHJC and an exciting opportunity for both staff and students to make further connections with our local community.

Samoan Language Week

This Week is Samoan Language Week!
Our Maori and Pasifika Council have made a range of activities for students to take part in through out the week.
From Monday to Thursday there will be quizzes, prizes and short videos. On Friday, we encourage everyone to dress up in traditional Samoan wear.

Hwa Chong Student Leaders’ Convention

Early this morning a group of Year 10 students departed the Auckland International Airport headed for Singapore. Over the next week, these students will be taking part in the Hwa Chong Student Leaders’ Convention. This is the first time in a number of years that MHJC has been able to send students in-person to this international conference. We wish this group all the best for their week abroad.

Blackout Poetry

MHJC recently hosted a Blackout Poetry competition. Well done to all students and staff who took part and a big congratulations to the winners below.

𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝟳/𝟴
First Place – Vibhi Rawat
Second Place – Marie Noun
Third Place – Jaanvi Gill

𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝟵/𝟭𝟬
First Place – Phoebe Guo
Second Place – Elainy Fung
Third Place – Sameer Mehta

40 Hour Famine Sign-Ups

It’s that time of the year again – 𝟒𝟎 𝐇𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐅𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐞 sign-ups begin tomorrow 23 May 2023.

If you wish to sign-up, please see the following 𝟒𝟎 𝐇𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐅𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐞 representatives from each whānau during Morning Tea and Lunch in the Central Whānau (Tuesday and Wednesday):

1. Anita Zhong (Coast)
2. Akaylah Healey (Forest)
3. Anmoldeep Kaur (Water)
4. Chanel Lam (Mountains)

Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day was celebrated today as the finale of Kindness Week and to coincide with Aotearoa’s Pink Shirt Day. The day was capped off with a fun Colour Run!
Well done MHJC on a fabulous Kindness Week! We are already looking forward to next year.

Cultural Dress Day

Thursday, as part of Kindness Week, MHJC celebrated Cultural Dress Day. Both students and staff took part in this event that is always a favourite on our annual calendar. Well done to everyone who participated. Here are some highlights.