Today we fare-welled Dr Peter Ferrar, who served as the school’s third Principal from 2013 to 2019. In his seven years at the helm of this school, he lead the successful application to expand into teaching secondary. He shepherded in an incredible growth phase, with student and staff numbers almost tripling, and a constant waiting […]
Secondary Prize Giving was a chance to celebrate the learning, service and growth of our students. The event, held at a packed Crossroads church, opened with a lively performance from Zebrahdahs Rockquest band. For many the highlight of evening was Head Boy Paula Tuimana’s speech. His humble words honouring his dedicated mother and father looking […]
With exuberant worship, excellent food, and enthusiastic competition, Year 10 camp was a week like no other. Students didn’t miss their cell-phones as they hiked, and rafted, built huts, and slid down banks, and as they grew spiritually and socially at Forest Lakes Camp. Many students would share their highlight of the week being times […]
With their funny and engaging show “Choices Matter”, Excel School of Performing Arts came and entertained Cornerstone’s secondary school today. For many the highlight was when a Cornerstone student was chosen to go up and dance with the group. For others it was the multi talented musicians. It was the first time Excel had been […]
“It was a wave of heat and humidity as soon as we got off the plane” said one student realising they didn’t know what they were getting themselves into. For two weeks in July, a group of Year 13 students travelled around Vanuatu on what would be for most their first overseas and first missions […]
The school Singing and Bible story competition went to a new level this year, with our school Gymnasium as the venue for the first time. Around 700 people came to hear the singing and bible stories, and were also treated to spaceship crashes, ninja fight scenes, a fake Jesus, and a Grandma eating pizza. Asher […]
Cornerstone turned Pink for Pink-Shirt Day – standing for kindness, and not bullying.Many students gave their hand print in a giant ‘celebrating being us’ mural.Staff also joined in with not just pink clothing but a pink morning tea shout as well.
As part of including our students of Swedish culture, at lunchtime today the national festival of Swedish Waffle Day was celebrated. In Sweden, March 25th is known as the day Jesus came into the world – nine months before Christmas, his birthday. The queue of students lining up for a waffle were asked to sing […]
Thank you to everyone who supported the annual Cornerstone Gala over the weekend. From the people and businesses who kindly donated goods, to those who manned a stall, or came and purchased food. It was a wonderful event bringing the cornerstone and wider community together. Around $25,000 was raised for various projects chosen by […]
Kindly worded cards, acts of service, cupcakes and plenty of chocolate were shared around as Cornerstone celebrated Random Acts of Kindness day today – as the official RAK day is on the weekend. Students seemed quick to join in on a day celebrating one of our core school values – kindness.