Friday 21st November 2014
GIGATOWN - CAST YOUR VOTE BY THE 24TH NOVEMBER!
Dunedin has been announced as a Gigatown finalist and is battling it out to be crowned New Zealand’s first Gigatown. Gigabit over Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) is 100x faster than your standard broadband speeds, and will allow you to get what you want, instantaneously. Voting Is Now Open and Closes on the 24th November. This is your chance to vote and help decide where Gigatown will be. To register and cast your vote go to http://gigatown.co.nz/cast-your-vote.
Can the members of the athletic squad going to Nations in December , please see Mr Carruthers at interval today?
Anyone interested in attending an interactive display including the World Cup of Cricket, please register with Mrs Button, Sport Coordinator, by 3pm tomorrow, 21 Nov. Bus leaving JMC at 7.45am for the Octagon and return by 9am. Cost of bus to be added to your account.
Thursday Tennis (20th November) - Tennis has been cancelled for this week.
AFL have a go sessions at Logan Park next to hockey turf Wednesdays from about 3:40 to 4:45. No cost or commitment required just kids turn up for some skills and a modified game depending on numbers.
Be in early to purchase tickets for next year's FIFA U20 World Cup held partly here in Dunedin. By purchasing a package deal at http://fifau20.co.nz/schoolbookings you gain a sizeable discount and the school receives a cut of the overall cost. Tickets are ordered on the site and paid for here at school.
JMC Golf Academy training every Tuesday 3:45-4:45 pm.
For those that have been waiting for them the new summer golf membership cards are ready to be picked up asap at the sports coordinators office
BEATS activity meters to return to the office as soon as possible please: Thomas Sime 9 Marcus Beagley 9 Max Gomez 9 Alex Leckie-Zaharic 9 Sam Taylor 9 Callum Struthers 9 James Burchell 9 Willy King-Begg 9 Campbell McKenzie 9 Jonny Baker
Surf Life Saving - any boy interested in doing surf life saving the season starts at the beginning of November. There are a number of clubs around the various beaches so if you are interested in joining see Mr Wolf to find out details about your nearest club
Surfing - King’s High School is planning on cranking up a weekly interschool surfing ladder that will be run on Tuesdays at 4pm - 5:30 (starting Tues 21st Oct). Any one interested, please let Mrs. Button & Mr. Carruthers know.
Kayak Racing - any boy interested in flat water kayak racing (like Lisa Carrington) you should see Mr Wolf for details
Boys that are involved in both the rugby training programme and competition Cricket are reminded that competition cricket takes precedence over train programmes.
Any JMC sports team wishing to purchase sports uniforms must seek the approval of the Director of Sport.
ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour event in Dunedin
Invitation for students from John McGlashan College to attend the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour event in Dunedin on Wednesday 26 November.
The Dunedin event will be based at the Octagon and feature an interactive exhibition on the history of the tournament, inflatable cricket skills challenges, giveaways and the chance for a free photo with the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy. Some cricketing legends will also be on site.
Click here for poster
Aladdin Ice Show
Date: 22nd and 23rd November
Tickets for $10
See Mrs. Lesley Taylor for tickets
Click here for further information
Click here to view the 'Parenting a Sport Champion' Seminar
Click here to view Warren Lees talk on coaching team sports
Click here to view Luiz Uehara talk on analysing football
Click here to view Brent Ward's talk on coaching individual sports
Rowing 2014/15 - Fundraising
As part of fundraising for the John McGlashan College Rowing squad for a weeks long training camp in Twizel during the Christmas holidays we are offering beautiful wooden presentation boxes of award winning cheese from the Whitestone Cheese Company in Oamaru.
Each box contains a selection of six different cheeses and costs $47.50.
Please pace orders by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or click here for an order form you can send to the school office at 2 Pilkington St, Maori Hill, Dunedin or fax to the school on (03) 467 6622.
Payment can be made by cheque to John McGlashan College or paid into John McGlashan College 02 0900 0069206 00 (please put name and cheese in reference column).
Orders need to be in by Friday 28th November for delivery on Friday 5th December (the last day of the school term). All orders to be collected from school canteen from midday-3pm.
Tri Pounawea Events, Catlins, Sunday 7th December 2014.
Students must be 13 – 17 year olds.
Full Duathlon: 3.5km Run/34km Bike/6km Run
Half Duathlon: 3.5km Run/20km Bike/3.5km Run
Road Bike Race: 34km
Mountain Bike Race: 20km (sealed road)
Jacob’s Hill Run: 11km Jacob’s Hill Walk: 11km
Please click here for further information
Sport Performance Option
There is new a new Sport Performance option for year 10 students and year 11, 12 and 13 students within class time.
For further information on the year 10 option click here.
For further information on the year 11-13 option click here.
Fundraising Opportunities for your Sport
Fundraising Using Cadbury products.
See www.houseoffundraising.co.nz for further information before registering your interest with Mr. Carruthers or Mrs. Button.
Adidas School Fun-Run
The School Fun-Run is very flexible; you can choose any date to hold your event and you create your own course. It can be a serious event like a Cross Country or a Family Fun Day. All fundraising and promotional material is supplied. Plus, for raising money on behalf of your school, students are rewarded with the very best incentive prizes.
Successful schools allow 2 to 4 weeks of fundraising before the event to take full advantage of all of the promotional tools. This allows students to attract as many sponsors as possible.
Students seek sponsorship from friends, family and the local community for participating in this event.
With the Commonwealth Games currently on it's the perfect time to run this event!
Go to www.schoolfunrun.co.nz or contact Ben on 0800 377 170 to find out more!
Click here for additional information
Click here for list of Prizes
Juniors Minors Results - Basketball
1st - Burns (10 Points)
2nd - Ross (7 Points)
3rd - Balmac (3 Points)
4th - Gilray (1 Point)
Senior Minors Results - Basketball
1st Balmacewen (10 Points)
2nd - Burns (7 Points)
3rd - Ross (3 Points)
4th - Gilray (1 Point)
JMC prize giving
JMC Cross Country 2014
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John McGlashan College has a very strong, and proud sporting heritage. With a large selection of Sports, great coaches and top class facilities, John McGlashan offers all a young man could need for a fun, fit and healthy sporting experience.