Category Archives: School News

Cross Country

Last Friday, students participated in the annual MHJC Cross Country competition. The weather was amazing for a run and all students who participated did their Whānau proud. Congratulations to Forest Whānau for winning this interwhānau competition!

Staff ‘Growing their Greatness’

Over the past 2 days, MHJC staff have continued to ‘grow their greatness’ through sporting endeavours. Yesterday, staff and students played in a competitive football match. The students displayed their youthful skill quite quickly into the game, and despite staff maintaining possession, students took away the 1-0 win. Today, staff took to the Cross Country course, running to accumulate points for their individual Whānau. Staff points from today will be added to student points tomorrow for the overall Interwhānau Cross Country winner.


Orange Mufti Day

Last Friday, MHJC staff and students came together to support the 40 Hour Famine through the ‘Orange Mufti Day’ fundraiser. Through gold coin donations, the school raised $575! Well done to all students who wore orange and especially those who participated in the 40 Hour Famine over the weekend.

Ōhuiarangi Restoration

Last Friday, Year 8 students from Coast Whānau, the Enviro Council, and a select few Mountains Whānau students, took part in the restoration project of Ōhuiarangi. Students planted 765 native plants. An excellent effort for just under 2 hours of planting and especially as most students had never planted before. A job well done!

Pump Track

Over the past term, Trail Pro has been building a Pump Track on MHJC’s lower field. This resource is open for students and the greater community to use. Within school, students will be completing a ‘Bike Passport’ as part of their Pump Track experience. Students will learn how to properly wear a helmet, how to maintain a bike, and the proper riding techniques. Students are encouraged to ride their own bike to school and use the Pump Track.


Orange Mufti Day

MHJC will be having a 40 Hour Famine ‘Orange Mufti Day’ on Friday 25 June. Students are asked to bring in a gold coin donation.
Students, you have 2 weeks to organise your orange clothes! Let’s have a sea of orange at MHJC to support the 40 Hour Famine and vulnerable children.
40 Hour Famine sign-ups will continue this week.

World Vision Junior Youth Conference

Last month, 4 students participated in the World Vision Junior Youth Conference. The goal of the conference was to help grow global citizens through sharing stories, empowering individuals, and inspiring leadership skills. Well done to Savir Selagan (8C1), Kiana Paoo (8F2), Manaspreet Kaur (8M1), and Anmoldeep Kaur (8W2).

Hwa Chong Leadership Convention

The 26th Hwa Chong Leadership Convention took place virtually this week. Out student leaders worked to solve current world issues with peers from 30 schools around the world.
Mission Heights students were announced overall winners in four of the scenario solutions:
Youth Faculty 5 – John Nguyen and Bomee Widagdo
Youth Faculty 9 – Melissa Dam and Shoaib Azeem
Youth Faculty 3 – Mika Ramsing
Youth Faculty 6 – Ayush Singh
The best delegates from the conference were Jasleen Singh and Melissa Dam. Navroj Kaur and Vrinda Chatrathi won an award for Best Adversity and Ayush Singh won an award for Best Teamwork.
Congratulations to all our student leaders!