Author: Judi Wilson

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Sacramental Mass

It was with great pleasure that the College celebrated its annual Sacramental Mass and the following students were welcomed more deeply into the Catholic faith: Trinity Atkinson, Nicole Thwaites, Niamh Calder, Gwendolyn Sidebottom, Claudia Campbell, Amelia Hoogenboezem, Alexis Collins, Maddison Barber, and Katia Bittante. It was...

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Cyber Safety Tips

Just a reminder that the following information about cyber-safety is available on our website and provides some really great resources under the menu item: Villa Families > Student Support Click here: Cyber Safety Tips  ...

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Sculpture Winner

Ruby Williams (Year 11) can’t quite believe her sketches for a sculpture are actually coming to life in Hagley Park! Ruby won the senior section of the Re:ACTIVATE project organised by SCAPE art. Students were given a brief and had to meet certain requirements.  One of...

Kia Toa Open

Kia Toa building was opened this Term with a wonderful ceremony led by The Reverend John Adams, Deputy for Education, Catholic Diocese of Christchurch. Villa Maria College’s new teaching and learning block offers a precious nod to the past, which is entirely appropriate given that next year...

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Netball Winners

In polar conditions during the first week of the school holidays, the Villa Maria College's Year 10A netball team won the South Island Secondary Schools' Junior Netball Tournament.  They competed against 32 other South Island teams and won a very tough final against Wakatipu High School. Congratulations also to Sophie Gill, Julia...

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Welcome to Term 3

We trust your school holiday was relaxing. All the best for Term 3. For a list of all Term dates click here To view our College calendar click here    ...

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Game Changer

Villa student, Lucy Cahill, wrote to TVNZ about her concerns that there was not a women's rugby team in Christchurch for her, or her gender, to participate in. Her courage to speak out activated change - super proud of you Lucy! Watch her story HERE   ...

Big Sing Finale

Con Brio is in Auckland competing at The Big Sing Finale! We wish them well and will keep you updated with the results. The Big Sing Finale is being held in the Aotea Centre, Auckland from Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 August 2017. Catch what’s happening through...

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Tamara Marcijasz has just returned from Melbourne  after representing New Zealand at the 2017 Australian Gymnastics Championships in Trampolining and Double Mini Trampolining in the Youth International level. She had success in the Double Mini Trampoline coming second and bringing home a Silver medal. Photo: Tamara (second...

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Villa Sports

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