Moonlit Senior Ball

Over 100 Year 11s to13s gathered at Cornerstone to celebrate our 2022 Moonlight themed Senior Ball. School blazers were exchanged for suits and gowns. School buses were exchanged for sports cars a Mustang and a convertible. Organised by the student Social Committee, the night began with a short prayer by prefect Hannah. Then the lights […]

Two podium finishes for Cornerstone at Mathex

Teams of four of the best ‘Mathletes’ from schools all around the region gathered at the Awapuni Racecourse today to compete in the annual Mathex competition. Puzzle questions such as “what is 14 times pi?” had teams wishing for a calculator.  Competing against schools up to 10 times our year group size, Cornerstone students from […]

Cross Country

Covid and rain kept delaying the Secondary Cross Country until this week. A determined Mr McDonald oversaw the four year-level races under a cloudy sky at Cornerstone today. Senior Boys and Girls champions from 2021 Ben and Hannah both retained their titles in their final year of high school. The Intermediate boys race was a […]

Matariki a Memorable and Delicious Celebration

In the secondary school, the Cultures Committee ran an assembly to explain the meaning of Matariki.  Mata spoke firstly, a student poignantly named after this time of year. She explained how the central star of the cluster, also named Matariki signifies the importance of gathering together, and looking after our well being. Then the meaning […]

Year 10 Tradefair

Hot dogs, Donuts, Hamburgers, and Hot Chips warmed up our students on a cold lunchtime today. Drinks, Kebabs, and Sushi were also on sold today by our Year 10 Business Studies class. The goal is to give students real world experience in running a business and experiencing all the transferrable skills that entails.  The donut […]

Eden Middle School Social 2022

Over 80 Year 7 – 10 jumped shouted and danced the evening away at our Eden themed Middle School Social. An order of 30 pizzas from Dominos was accompanied by cakes and slices for dessert and dozens of drinks. Benjamin from Year 7 won the marshmallow competition for the boys and a tidy $20 Plaza voucher […]

Careers Expo 2022

Students explored over 60  exhibits from universities, government agencies, gap years, and big employers at the CEDA Careers Expo today. Students could enroll to vote, enlist in the military, or enjoy a virtual reality experience.   There were hands on job experiences including magnetic surveying, controlling logging robots, and resuscitating dummies. After a couple of quiet […]

Cornerstone Wins Christian School Sports Exchange Shield

With a strong sports team lead by Sports Prefect Talaiasi Muli, Cornerstone were keen to avenge their narrow loss in the 2021 Christian Schools Sports Exchange. Hosted by Longburn Adventist College (LAC), Cornerstone, and Hastings Christian School (HCS) competed in eight different sports over two days. Day One started well for Cornerstone, with our makeshift […]