Sam Meecham wins the Inter-Regional Cross country

Sam Meecham is the top Cross Country runner for his age in NZ. He dominated the Year 6 Boys’ race over 2000m at the Inter-Regional Cross Country in Blenheim held last Thursday at Wither Hills Farm Park. He helped the Canterbury team to a Silver medal in the teams’ race. Luke Mitchell was a super 7th in the Year 8 Boys’ 3000m and won a Bronze medal in the teams’ race.

Photo from the Inter-Regional Primary & Intermediate Schools Cross Country Championships 2015 held at Wither Hills Farm Park, Blenheim New Zealand, on Thursday 24th September 2015.  Photo: Mike Walen / KeyImagery Photography
Photo from the Inter-Regional Primary & Intermediate Schools Cross Country Championships 2015 held at Wither Hills Farm Park, Blenheim New Zealand, on Thursday 24th September 2015. Photo: Mike Walen / KeyImagery Photography
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Get2go Results and Touch Teams

Please see the Get2go results from Friday below – congrats to Cashmere High for their win and well done to our two teams and a big thanks to Jenni Blyleven fo her training and enthusiasm:

get2go results 2015

Touch Teams for Waltham Park in Term 4:

Please see our teams for the SMART touch competition starting on Thursday 22 October. We still need more girls in all teams and especially in Year 0-2 and Year 6. Please email Mr Norton if any girls are keen – p.norton@hillview.school.nz

Teams 2015, please click here: Hillview Touch Term 4 2015 – WEB

Netballers 5th and Get2Go team competes today

Year 7/8 Netballers 5th at Koru Games

Here is a report..

Hi Everyone

Day 3 – we won 2 out of 3 games.

In total we won 9 games out of 10.  Therefore, we came 5th on the table out of 32 teams.

We lost the the quarter final against Ellesmere which was the one that counted, to enable us to go through major semifinals, then onto the Final.

Girls were really gutted, but that is pressure netball.  Girls were unsettled to begin with, and the basic mistakes made in mid court  cost us.  We lost 14-12.

Although we lost, the girls were very great at congratulating the Ellesmere team and wishing them well for the semis.  We have always had a close bond with their Ellesmere, as we have played them right through the winter season.  They were the winners of the quarter final on the day and won the Final against St Margaret’s.

A highlight for me, was the way both Fia Lai Kong (captain) and Malia Faitaua-Nainai (co-captain), lifted/carried the girls throughout the tournament, with their actions and positive words on and off the court. This behaviour was also displayed by our team towards every opposing team we played.

We had many parents, umpires and even the organisers of the tournament, come up to both Sarah and I, to let us know how impressed they were with our team
throughout the whole tournament.  It was lovely to hear.  I was so proud of the girls and so proud to represent Hillview Christian School!!   I actually had tears … hahaha.

It’s been an Awesome experience, and so loved it!  We had a fantastic time!
Blessings
Luaao Te Hae and Sarah Marshall

Year 9/10 Get2Go team competing today

We wish our Year 9/10 Get2Go teams all the best today as they compete. Jenni Blyleven has ben taking the teams and Mr Genet is with them also.

Oliver Graves 2 x winner at Orienteering, Y6 Rippa Team 8th in NZ and Y7/8 Netball girls 7 from 7 at Koru Games

Orienteering – Oliver Graves 2 x winner

We had a big group of students at the Canterbury Schools’ Orienteering Festival last weekend. Highlight for us was Oliver Graves taking a win on both Saturday (with Josh Winter) at the University of Canterbury and on Sunday, by himself, at Halswell Quarry in the Year 7/8 Standard grade. For results, please click here: http://papo.org.nz/?p=4467

Year 6 Rippa Team 8th in NZ (in the World!!)

Our Year 6 Rippa Rugby team spent three days in Wellington from Sunday to Tuesday playing against the top 20 teams from the country. Representing Samoa, they had an excellent first day with three wins and one loss to end up runners-up in Pool B and qualify for the last eight and play in the 1/4 finals. They were soundly beaten by reigning champs and eventual winners, Rosscommon School from Counties Manuakau (Australia) in their quarter final on Tuesday before ending up 8th. A big thanks to our supporters who traveled to Wellington – and even Mr Frost too! Thanks also to Stacey Lene for helping with our training.

Year 7/8 A Netball Team – 7 wins from 7 games at the Koru Games

The Year 7/8 A Netball team have been very impressive in their two days of competition at the Koru Games at the Selwyn Netball Centre on Tuesday and Wednesday. They have had some impressive wins in advancing to the 1/4 finals and have topped Pool 4. They have their quarter final match against Ellesmere College at 10.00am tomorrow on Court 4, hopefully leading to a semi at 11.00am and then Final at 12.30pm.