Mr Mac Wins National Excellence In Teaching Award

After several rounds of elimination, Cornerstone teacher, Carl McIntyre has won a National Excellence in Teaching Award celebrated at Parliament this weekend.  The awards process consisted of several rounds, starting with a parental nomination and culminating in a speech about his teaching philosophy. Mr Mac, as he is known, was able to demonstrate leadership within […]

MPs Inspire Cornerstone Students

Ian McKelvie, Minister for the Rangitikei District, and Alfred Ngaro, National MP, visited Palmerston North to speak to Cornerstone students today. The MPs told their journeys to Parliament, testimonies in the job, the power of having a cup of tea with someone, and the importance of Scripture and prayer in guiding your life. Students asked questions […]

Year 10 Trade Fair

With budgets balanced, posters printed, groceries gathered, it was time for Year 10 Business students to put up the marquee’s and start selling. Some entrepreneurial groups made over $400 of sales, while others appeared to choose the wrong product for the target market. Thanks to parents for their support, and well done to those groups […]

2018’s Excellent NCEA Results Released

External NCEA results for 2018 have been released, with Cornerstone students enjoying the convenience of sitting examinations actually at our own school for the first time. When looking at academic results, it is important to acknowledge that “Diligence” is only one of our five school values, and we also aim for students to develop kindness, […]

Year 7-13 Prize Giving 2018

Cornerstone’s first ever Year 7-13 Prize Giving was a night of special memories, celebrating successes and fond farewells. In the school tribe competition the big lead that Zebulun and Naphtali had mid-year, was slashed by the year’s final events. After the final event, which was school discipleship points, was counted Naphtali tribe won the overall […]

Year 9 and 10 Activities a Blast

We’ve just had Year 9 Activities Week and Year 10 Camp. Students served the community, enjoyed hiking, swimming, team building and even morning aerobics. There were meaningful worship times, games, and even some Bible smuggling.  For many students it was a chance to get to know their class-mates and teachers better. At Year 10 camp, […]