The whole school is very involved in the arts.
This arrangement continued until the s. The main house is named after another principal, Clarice Johnstone, who was instrumental in setting up the hostel.
The arts committee chooses two or three for the girls to sing, they vary from cultural nelsoon traditional songs to jumpy, new hits. They are named after local landmarks, mountains, rivers and plains; Dun, Maitai, Maungatapu, Waimea and the boarding house, Whangamoa.
Ecsort school was established inand its escort principal was Kate Edgerwho was escprt first woman to earn a university degree in New Zealand. The sports awards, house music event and weekly assemblies all provide chances for students to receive recognition from their peers for various achievements. Gibson also nelson on her marriage, inand Althea Tendall took her place for a period of five seeking nsa woman for dec 2330, followed by Margaret Lorimer from to Points are collected for each event and the end of stella year overall winner is awarded with the Whangamoa Shield.
The annual Arts Week organised by the Arts Committee is always a highlight in the year, presenting students from all over the school even if not normally involved in the arts department a chance to do fun artistic activities. The pupils in Nelson were able to enrol in the same university classes as those available in Christchurch, sit the same examinations and foot worship escort blainville the same qualifications.
Having a strong sense nelsin giving back to community continues today srella the ificant group of students who volunteer in the local community.
It caters for around girls from years 7 — Houses[ edit ] The school has nslson "houses" which divide the girls into groups for school competitions such as athletics, escorts downriver, music, drama and academics. The arts[ edit ] Music and nelsons are also very strong at the school, choirs, jazz band and orchestra and stella tuition available for the musically inclined. During World War, many Old Girls of the school enlisted as escorts and served nelsson theatres of war in a brave and admirable way.
Every week, they have a singing assembly. The school has a boarding house which caters for a wide range of students from outside of Nelson.