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    Student wins international robotics competition

    The 2018 World Robot Contest held in Wuhan this month, is regarded as the Olympics of the robotics world. More than 50,000 contestants from 20 countries participated.
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    Dementia-themed portfolio teaches life lessons

    Art student Kshema Amirapu came Top in New Zealand in Cambridge AS painting last year. Her portfolio, named ‘Her Tired End’ explored dementia in its final stages and the warping effect the disease can have on the brain. She drew inspiration from both science and clinical imagery, and the sentiments of people with dementia.
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    Former student joins world’s top innovators at global tech comp

    “It’s awe inspiring to be able to compete against the world’s best and brightest – it’s taken nearly three years of development to get us this far and we’re looking forward for what’s to come.” – Zach Preston, Former ACG Parnell College student
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    Students reach finals of national Chinese speech competition

    Angelu, now in her third year of learning Chinese, used the opportunity to talk about her frustration as a Filipino living in Hong Kong unable to understand a word of Chinese. Her desire to learn the language was finally realised when she joined ACG Parnell College in Year 7.
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    Spotlight on Staff: Charles Wilkinson

    Physics and Computer Science teacher Charles Wilkinson led our Physics students to a 1, 2 placing in this year’s prestigious International Young Physicists Tournament – Auckland region. The passionate physicist believes his subject helps make sense of the world.
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    Success at New Zealand Brain Bee Challenge

    More than 160 students competed in the 2018 New Zealand Brain Bee Competition in which ACG Parnell College student Sophia Ye, Year 11, won the individual category.
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    Perseverance and determination sees young biologist off to Africa

    Alex Pentchev in Year 13 has been selected to represent New Zealand on an international scientific research internship in Africa’s Great Rift Valley.
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    ACG Parnell College ranks second in Metro’s Best Schools

    ACG Parnell College has once again secured a top spot in Metro magazine’s Best Auckland Secondary Schools list.
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    Drama student aims for The Globe in London

    Year 13 student Isabella Creemers is in with a chance to perform at the Globe Theatre in London after winning a direct entry to Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand’s National Shakespeare Schools Production (NSSP).
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    New ACG Parnell College, Senior Campus

    ACG Parnell College, will undergo expansion to include a third campus in time for the 2019 school year. The new ACG Parnell College, Senior Campus will bring together two of New Zealand’s highest academically-performing schools.
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    Production of Annie, “truly a school-wide event”

    Participation was a key value behind this year’s production of Annie, which saw more than 140 students from Years 7-13 involved in the cast, crew, orchestra and front of house.
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    Scientists off to Chemistry camp

    Congratulations to Dunbar Sloane, Crystal Li and Alan Tian in Year 13 who have been selected from around 100 students to attend the final training camp of the NZ Chemistry OIympiad.
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    Spotlight on staff: Joseph Janiszewski

    He’s doing a Masters, expecting a baby, writing a novel, teaching our Year sixes and running the Junior Choir.
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    Meet Jake Earnest – BMX rider

    Year 9 student Jake Earnest comes from a family of BMX riders. He’s ranked third in New Zealand in his age group for BMX and represented the school earlier this year in the national mountain bike downhill champs.
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    Young harpist describes playing at Carnegie Hall

    Year 8 student Jennifer Zhang has just returned from a dream trip – playing the harp on stage at Carnegie Hall.
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    Misconceptions about PE – “It’s not about dodgeball”

    Misconceptions around Physical Education are common, and many students worry it won’t help them get into university.
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    Outstanding Physics performances in IYPT national final

    Our Physics students placed third and fourth in the national final of the International Young Physicists Tournament (IYPT) at the University of Canterbury over the weekend.
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    Students win first and second place in elite Physics comp

    ACG Parnell College teams have come 1st and 2nd out of 15 teams in the International Young Physicists Tournament (IYPT) Auckland regional competition. It is the second year in a row students Ana Bogosanovic and Mark Hutchinson have been in the winning team.
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    Top marks for portfolio exploring beauty in death

    Aislyn Stevens received 95% for her Cambridge A Level Photography coursework folio when she was in Year 13 last year. This year she’s applying her talent to a Bachelor of Visual Arts majoring in Photography at AUT.
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    Six scholarships and an offer to Oxford

    Following outstanding scholarship results, former student Raghav Ramachandran has accepted an offer to study medicine at Oxford University starting later this year.