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 […]

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 […]

Welcome Back to Term 2

Our latest Covid protocols. Week 1) Star-Wars day and Assembly, Week 3) Book Week. Welcome back Mrs Jae Lee.  May the Fourth – Star Wars Dress-Up day On Wednesday ‘May the Fourth’ we have a Star Wars themed dress-up (mufti) day. Please do NOT go out and buy a Star Wars costume for your child(ren) […]

International Pi Day Celebrated

March 14th, or 3.14 in American parlance was celebrated by math students at Cornerstone today. Students calculated Pi, read stories about Pi, created Pi art, and (importantly) ate Pie. Ryan set the record for most digits of Pi memorised. His 45 digits was more than twice as many as the best teacher. For his efforts, […]

Planning for if Covid19 comes to Cornerstone

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases increases rapidly across the country, we are conscious that many of our school community may have questions about our response should a learner or staff member here at Cornerstone Christian School test positive for COVID-19. Below are some commonly asked questions about COVID-19 and the implications for our […]

Year 13 Leadership Camp

With the weather clearing, covid red requirements carefully met, and parents patiently working with a late decision, the Year 13 group were ecstatic their camp went ahead. Leadership Camp was about challenging students physically, mentally and spiritually. Mi Camp Whakamaru put on spectacular views, and delicious food for the event. The Year 13 tribe competition […]

Secondary Prize Giving 2021

Cornerstone Secondary prize giving, not only celebrated academic excellence, but also congratulated those students who showed great progress, diligence and Christian character. As Head Boy Conrad de Groot said in his speech, ‘there is much we can learn from our teachers. It is more than just the subjects they teach. We really are being equipped […]

Cornerstone Students Win Big at Young Enterprise Scheme

As part of senior Business Studies class, a number of student groups chose to enter the local Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) competition. To qualify for regionals, secondary Business Studies students had to complete five challenges. These included developing, advertising, budgeting, and selling their own product. This competition work was on top of their NCEA assessments. […]