News - Congratulations

news title


Congratulations to Old Boys’ Aasha Mallard, Will McGillivray and Cullen Kiesanowski on their recent success with the release of Oh My My and Love Will Call. The boys left Shirley Boys’ High School at the end of 2015, which was the year they won the Demaine Robertson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Culture at the school […]

Published: 28 Jun 2016
by Sandra McKernan
news title

All for One and One for All

The Three Musketeers is set in pre-Revolutionary France at a time when monarchist and republican tensions were seething and the atmosphere was full of political intrigue. This production could have easily become bogged down in all the political machinations but, to its credit, a comic and at times slapstick approach was taken so that sheer […]

Published: 15 Aug 2016
by R Koster
news title

Maadi Success

24 SBHS rowers competed in the recent New Zealand Secondary Schools Rowing Championships (commonly known as Maadi) held in Twizel. With 2200 rowers from 120 schools, Maadi represents an opportunity to race against crews from around New Zealand. After a very successful South Island Secondary Schools regatta, SBHS picked up seven medals. The squad was […]

Published: 22 May 2016
by Rob Wilson-Pyne
news title

Top Ten Badge Award

Congratulations to Jake Luthi and James Alexander who were recently awarded a top ten badge from Rowing New Zealand. These are awarded to each pupil who places in the top ten of a premier under-18 event that has more than ten entries. Jake and James are the first recipients of this badge for Shirley Boys’ […]

Published: 24 May 2016
by Sandra McKernan
news title

South Island Titles for Shirley BHS Rowing

The SBHS Rowing Squad continued its winning ways at the 2016 South Island Secondary Schools Rowing Championships. The regatta features over 1200 rowers from 47 schools throughout the South Island, converging on the town of Twizel for two days of intense racing. As a last hit out for crews before competing in National Rowing Championships […]

Published: 29 Mar 2016
by R Wilson-Pyne
news title

Student Executive 2016

The Senior Executive for 2016 were named in the first Assembly of the year and attended a training camp at Blue Skies, Kaiapoi in January. Senior Leaders for 2016 are: Head Boy – Matthew Croft (Snell) Associate Head Boy – Logan Bell (Aoraki) Associate Head Boy – Sean Takai (Mullins) BOT Student Representative – Judah […]

Published: 01 Mar 2016
by Kirsten Dell-Hartgers
news title

Student Achievements

Congratulations to all of the following students! CPIT Māori and Pacific Leadership Awards 2015 The CPIT Foundation was delighted to support the CPIT Māori and Pacific Leadership Awards for 2015.  Some fantastic students were honoured at the awards held on the 23 November, and Shirley Boys’ High School had two students receive an award. EXCELLENCE […]

Published: 29 Jan 2016
by Sandra McKernan