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. […]

Rewards Afternoon a Blast

After reaching the goal of earning 10,000 Tuakiri Tokens, secondary students qualified for a whole school reward. Students can earn the tokens by showing any of our school values: Diligence, Respect, Integrity, Kindness or Humility.   Before the ice-blocks at lunch on the sunny spring day, secondary students also got to choose their morning activity. […]

Hanna Recognised for Refugee Work

Missions Committee Prefect Hanna Fail has been recognised by the Manawatu Standard newspaper for her work with refugees. Hanna started an after school refugee tutoring club. Her goal is create community and help new refugees settle into Palmerston North.  Read more about this, and her work as a UN youth ambassador at 

Big Queues at Business Studies Trade Fair

Hot chips, and hot dogs were hot products at lunchtime today. The Year 10, 12 and 13 Business Studies classes budgeted, marketed, made and sold their best lunchtime treats for the annual Trade Fair. Savoury foods were again the most popular of the 12 stalls. Soda Seal’s homemade drinks were the first to sell out.  […]