A very successful swimming sports held today with an amazing 15 records set. 14 of those records were set by two students with seven each.
Benji Rowe Rm 27 (Tawa House) 7 new records Yr 8 Boys 200IM 2:41.92, 50m Free 29.58, 50m Back 35.75, 100m Free 1:05.25, 100m Back 1:16.81, 50m Breast, 100m Breast 1:28.28
Felila Simanu Rm 42 (Rimu House) 1 new record Yr 8 Girls 50m Free 30.36
Marijke Hattingh Rm 29 (Rimu House) 7 new records Yr 7 Girls 200IM 2:51.68, 50m Free 30.70, 50m Back 34.66 100m Free 1:08.34, 100m Back 1:17.72, 50m Breast, 100m 1:135.41
Overall top student awards were as follows:
Year 7 Girls
1. Marijke Hattingh (Rimu House)
2. Joy Zhang Mitchell (Rimu House
3. Olivia Summerville (Tawa House)
Year 7 Boys
1. Adam Galdeman (Totara)
2. Noah Blackburn (Rimu)
3.Luke Matthews (Totara)
Year 8 Girls
1. Caitlin Burns (Totara)
2. Emily Kneale (Totara)
3. Felila Simanu (Rimu)
Year 8 Boys
1. Benji Rowe (Tawa)
2. Daniel Reyland (Rata)
3. Liam Moffat (Tawa)
Overall top house for the day belongs to Totara congratulations to all students for the conduct poolside. It was thrilling to be entertained by Tauranga Synchro Club (synchronised swimming club) at lunchtime. Congratulations to Mr Parkin for anchoring the teacher relay team to victory in the final event of the day.
We wish all those students selected to represent the school at the P.B/B.O.P inter-intermediate schools swimming competition on Friday the 22nd of March the best of luck.
Our 3 Record breakers Benji, Marijke and Felila