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Monday 18 February, 5:30 pm
Year 9 Meet the Teacher Evening for 9Mm, 9Rl, 9Co

Yr 13 Meet the Dean Evening, 6:00 pm in the Library
Information about NCEA Level 3

Yr 12 Meet the Dean Evening, 6:00 pm in S2
Information about NCEA Level 2
   
Tuesday 19 February
Interhouse Athletic Sports
Regional Sports Park
Students to be at school at 8:30 am
They will be bussed to the Park between
8:45 am and 9:30 am
Returning back to school before 3:00 pm

Tuesday 19 February, 5:30 pm
Year 9 Meet the Teacher Evening for
9Hj, 9Hd, 9Gn, 9Nk

Yr 11 Meet the Dean Evening, 6:00 pm in the Library
Information about NCEA Level 1
   
Wednesday 20 February
10Bc and 11Geo Field Trip to
Napier Beaches
   
Friday 22 February, 2:00 pm
Otago School of Surveying visit to Year 11, 12 and 13 Geography students
   
Sat 23 February - Sunday 24 February
Canoe Polo Art Deco Tournament

    Tuesday 26 February
Class and ID photos

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Parent ICT Guidelines

Student ICT Guidelines

Hastings Boys' High School are strongly recommending that all students have their own computer device to help with learning in the classroom and at home.

We encourage you to buy a product that includes the features listed below to ensure your son has the greatest possible access to the educational resources that will support and enhance his learning.  You might wish to take the below list into the store and ask the salesperson if the device you are considering meets these specifications. 

Hastings Boys' High School can also assist you by arranging purchase through a deposit and automatic payments.  This can be discussed with the School's Bursar.

Recommended Specifications for Student Devices:

  • Wireless networking capability using 802.11n.
  • A colour screen 10”+ preferably.
  • An on screen or external keyboard or other means of entering text.
  • An audio-out port and ear buds or headphones.
  • A minimum 6 hours of use from one battery charge.
  • The ability to run a full functioning, current web browser (eg Chrome, Firefox or similar  ) that will allow it to access Google Apps or other learning resources.
  • Virus protection programme (for computers running a Windows or Mac operating systems),
  • Cell phones are not appropriate mobile devices.

You may also wish to consider these features:

  • Software such as word processing presentation, drawing and spreadsheet tools that can be used when an Internet connection is not available.
  • Access to Google suite of products and Microsoft 365 can be arranged through the school.

R.G. Sturch
Headmaster