Difficult weather but the show must go on

Scattered rain and gusty winds challenged the Year 7 and 8 netball players at the SEZ Netball games last week. The wind and rain was a bit of a hindrance because it made the ball wet, the courts slippery and the rain blinded us when shooting. The bus left school at 8:00 am, filled with girls and boys buzzing with excitement to play netball. This was a tremendous opportunity for us to continue to develop our skills by competing against some of the top players in our region.

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Jazz groups bring home three golds

On Saturday, the Midnight Quartet and Big Band performed at the Auckland Jazz and Blues Club Competition. We came back with a total of 7 awards: The Big Band, Octatonics and Midnight Quartet achieved gold awards, the Junior Jazz Orchestra and Septapollos achieved silver awards and the Melomaniacs and Beginners Jazz Combo achieved bronze awards!

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A close and entertaining game

Our 1st XV had another home game on Saturday against Sacred Heart College and it was a close and entertaining game. The conditions were good despite the rain during the week. Sancta Maria received the ball from kickoff and spent large parts of the 1st half in their own half due to strong defence from Sacred Heart, conceding two tries to trail 0-10 at the break.

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