Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Sporting Representation

Congratulations to Hannah Lieshout who has been picked for the Southland Under 14 Girls Water-polo team.

Also we acknowledge Tina Wright, Emily Grace, Hannah Lieshout and Alannah Webster Blair who have been picked for the Southland Under 15 A Basketball Team.

Friday, June 25, 2010


Congratulations to the following boys who have been selected in the following Southland Rugby Teams:

Southland Town Under 65kg Team
Jevon Spencer, Alisdair O'Reilly and Lachlan O'Driscoll

Southland South Town Training Squad Under 48kg
Cameron Forde, Tim O'Neill, Travis Oudhoff and Joshua McGowan

Southland North Town Under 38kg Training Squad
Jacob Gear

Well done to you all.


Congratulations to the following students for being selected in the following Southland Basketball Teams:

Southland Girls A Team:
Maggie Harrington, Olivia Thornbury and Lucy Brown

Southland Girls B Team:
Sarayha McDonald and Meg Kissell

Southland Under 13 Boys Team
Tim O'Neill
Liam Cullen
Blair Duthie
Michael Walker

Verdon College Senior A Netball Team Quiz Night

The Verdon College Senior A Netball Team are holding a quiz night on Wednesday 30 June starting at 7.30 p.m. at the Northern Tavern. $20.00 entry for a team of 4.

Thursday, June 17, 2010


Thank you to TOTALSPAN for selecting Verdon College as the recipient of a
Bus Shelter to be built at the Onslow Street entrance.
Undercover Kids Programme

New Zealand’s leading supplier of steel sheds and buildings has launched a major programme to protect our children as they wait for buses school routes. The Undercover Kids Programme is a nationwide initiative and Totalspan’s way of saying ‘thank you’ to the communities in which they do business.

Undercover Kids is a nationwide, long-term initiative, which has already seen 194 bus shelters allocated to schools and communities across the country. In 2010 we are providing a further 100 bus shelters for school bus routes throughout the country to help keep our children safe.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Highlanders Secondary Competition

Highlanders 1ST XV Rugby Points Tables June 2010

Congratulations to our Verdon team who are in a strong position at this stage in the competition.

TeamPoints ForPoints AgainstBonus PointsTotal
Southland Boys36329531
Waitaki Boys72121113
Central South6522208
South Otago10426155
St Kevins5336315

Friday, June 11, 2010

Chamber Music Contest

Congratulations to our students who performed at the Chamber Music Contest last night: Amber Hilton, Jessica van Rossum, Ella Prendergast, Meg Prendergast, Patrick Wilkes and Tim Lindsay. Patrick and Tim (with a pianist from JHC) were Highly Commended for their performance - well done. Also thank you to the helpers, Emily Mason, Joseph and Ben Williams.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010


Congratulations to Baz (Braydon) Macdonald on his $5,000.00 Performance Scholarship. Best wishes for his trip to London with the New Zealand Shakespeare group (SGCNZ) and the fantastic experience of performing at the GLOBE.