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Business team into regional finals

A business studies group from Ormiston Senior College has made it to the east Auckland Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme regional finals. The competition sees...

Assistant principal launching his first children’s book

Mark Snoad knows a good story when he sees it, even if it's one that sprang from the vibrant recesses of his own imagination. The...

Ormiston student takes Good Start Foundation scholarship

This year, the Good Start Foundation opened applications for their annual scholarship to Ormiston Senior College, Botany Downs Secondary, Pakuranga College and Edgewater College. Out...

Local innovation heads to world stage

Three students from Ormiston Senior College (OSC) have won the Keep New Zealand Beautiful 2022 Young Reporters for the Environment - Litter Less competition...

Charity’s $20k gift to young musicians

A selfless east Auckland school pupil is helping talented and creative youngsters to achieve their musical dreams. Ormiston Senior College student Aadi Golchha is the...

Business students create own products

Ormiston Senior College (OSC) students have launched their innovative and self-created products to an online market for the community. As part of the school’s business...

Ormiston Senior College welcomes new principal

After 12 dedicated years at Ormiston Senior College, long-standing principal Diana Patience is bidding farewell. In 2010, Patience, along with other foundation members of the...

Ormiston teacher named award recipient

Ormiston Senior College's assistant principal received an award for her outstanding contribution to teaching and education leadership. Erika Jenkins was announced one of four recipients...

Bui named Dux at Ormiston Senior College

Year 13 International student Celine Bui has been named Dux at Ormiston Senior College (OSC) for 2021. Bui, from Vietnam, has been enrolled as an...

Bajwa’s poem takes top prize

Gurmehar Bajwa, a year 12 student at Ormiston Senior College, has won The Kate Edger Charitable Trust 2021 competition, What Brings You Joy? with...

Soundraise gives $8000 to school

Three Year 12 students from Ormiston Senior College have donated $8000 worth of musical equipment to the performing arts department of a South Auckland...

We are the champions

They love arguing. There is no debating that when it comes to the winning team from Ormiston Senior College which recently won the Auckland...

Howick Youth Council candidates’ forum a success

With voting set to begin in under two weeks, the Howick Youth Council’s interactive candidate forums have been the first successful community meetings held...

82 teams, one highly debated cup

They were determined to win the cup this year even if it meant persuasively arguing their way to the top after debating with more...

Book opens up on struggles of refugee children

Refugees are vulnerable. Unlike immigrants they are “forcibly displaced” to another country, says Millard Rashidi, A Year 13 student at Ormiston Senior College. Millard arrived...

Travel to deep space and Mars

Local teacher Subash Chandar couldn’t believe his luck when he was told that he was selected to be the commander for a Mission to...

Ormiston to finally get four new footpaths

After a decade-long wait and residents pushing for footpaths, looks like construction of much needed footpaths in Flat Bush will become a reality, thanks...

Izzy a gateway to tolerance

Bullied, ostracised and treated like a social outcast, Izilah Mohammed is determined to find her identity through a soft toy with a hijab called...

Local teacher awarded five-day trip to NASA Alabama

It’s ok to fail. “I failed four consecutive years at university till I got my act together in 2005,” says award-winning teacher Subash Chandar K,...

How do you flip a classroom?

  Some local school teachers are pushing the envelope with a revolutionary educational philosophy. While not many traditional schools are aware of Flipped Classrooms, they are...

Ormiston Senior College’s new approach to NCEA

Ormiston Senior College will be doing things differently with Year 11 students and NCEA next year. With schools becoming more aware of the adverse effect...

Blues inspire Ormiston Senior College rugby team

Nine members from the Blues Super Rugby squad recently visited Ormiston Senior College to present the school with rugby boots which were donated from...

Exotic birds big and small on show

More than 520 exotic birds of different breeds will be showing off their plumage at the 109th Annual Bird Show. To be held at Ormiston...

Free mobile app to fight stress and anxiety

  Experiencing deep stress and anxiety at the separation of his parents was one of the triggers for Coby Molan to work on an app...

Maths teachers swap ideas

  Many teachers fear being critiqued by their peers and may not be open to their ideas being challenged but Subash Chandar K, curriculum leader...

Students bring business to life

By Bridget Kelly Two Ormiston Senior College students believe their new palette art business is some cutting edge stuff. Harjot Singh Sodhi 18, and Ethan Thompson,...

Aliens learn about cultural celebration

It’s not very often that books are presold before they are published. A group of  Young Enterprise Scheme students from Ormiston Senior College have managed...