Arts, Clubs and Music

Art - Ms Hudson

  • Extension for senior students/Life Drawing

Arts Club - Dr Williams

  • Arts appreciation through attending Performances, Galleries etc, in the community

Aviation Club - Mr Matthews

  • Start your Pilot training

Book Club - Mrs Jenkins

  • Develop a passion for great literature

Chess - Mr Nolan

  • 4th NZSS Championships 2015, 5th 2016
  • 1st Super 8 2014 & 2015
  • 1st WSS 2012 – 2017

Choir - Dr Williams

  • Weekly practices and regional competitions to challenge both experienced and new singers

Computers - IT Teachers

  • Lunchtime access to computer facilities

Creative Writing - Mrs Cameron

  • Unleash your creative writing talents on a variety of topics

Debating - Mr Kearney

  • NZ World Debating 2011, 2012
  • NZ Super Eight Champions 2011, 2012, 2015-2017
  • Waikato Champions 2011, 2012, 2015-2017 

Drama - Mr Ashton / Mrs Jenkins

  • Annual production with HGHS
  • Super 8 Drama Champions 2015
  • WSS Sheila Winn Shakespeare Champions 2015, 2017 

Duke of Edinburgh Award - Mr Winslade

  • A range of community activities both practical and theoretical to work towards the D.O.E. Badge Award
  • 2015 5 Gold, 18 Silver, 65 Bronze Medals 

Film Club Scholarship - Ms Moffitt

  • Film and Texts on and off site

Gully Restoration - Mr Kirkby

  • Service for students on weekends

International Club - Ms Heeps

  • Support group for International Students

Kapa Haka - Mr D West / Mrs Barton

  • Provides cultural identity for Maori students
  • Kapa Haka performances and competitions
  • Annual NZ Super Eight Schools Cultural Festival 

Kayaking - Mr Lannam

  • Flatwater, downriver and canoe polo

Leo Club Yr 9-13

  • Affiliated to Lions International

Library

  • Service for students within the Library

Magazine & Newsletters - Ms Moffitt

  • Writing articles editing and production

Monetary Policy/Fiscal, Policy Competitions - Mr Emery

  • National competitions for Year 13 Economics

Mooting - Mrs Wallace

  • Highly contested competition run by Waikato University
  • National Champions 2015, 2017

Music - Mr Botting

  • Tuition on a range of instruments
  • Regular performances of classical and modern music
  • Orchestra
  • Orchestra Camp
  • Jazz Band, Gypsy Pickers and Orchestra
  • Chamber Music, Choir and Vocal Ensembles
  • Guitar Group Rock Bands
  • Ukelele group
  • Barbershop Group
  • Recording Studio
  • Regular Overseas tours
  • Annual NZ Super Eight Schools Cultural Festival
  • Pipeband

Oratory - Mr Kearney

  • Regular regional and national competitions
  • Annual NZ Super Eight Schools Cultural Festival

Photography - Ms Hudson

  • Improve your ability to take that perfect shot

Polynesian Group - Mr Cowley

  • Group performs at festivals and local competitions

Programming Club - Mr Silvester

  • Game programming

Science Club - Ms Basi

  • NIWA Waikato Science Fair
  • Science Badges 

Scuba Diving

  • Courses offered throughout the year
  • PADI Certification and professional tuition 

Stock Investment Club - Mrs Weren

  • Practice trading virtual shares

Theatre Sports - Mr Ashton

  • Super 8 Theatre Sports Champions 2015
  • Improvised drama and competitive environment
  • Junior and senior teams 

Toastmasters

  • A fully affiliated HBHS Gavel Club meet after school to follow the Toastmasters speaking programme

Tramping - Mr Bennett

  • Regular day tramping opportunities
  • Duke of Edinburgh opportunities 

Writing - Mrs Weston

  • Super 8, Senior Writing and other competitions

Young Farmers - Mrs Cumming

  • National and Local Competitions, for anyone interested in farming