Notices -

Tuesday 13th of February, 2024

Meeting / Practices Location When Staff
All Students Chinese Cultural Group L4 Thu 15 Feb Lunchtime LIU
  Kia ora everyone!

The Chinese Cultural Group is looking for new students to join our group this year!
No experience required! It will be an excellent opportunity to get involved in the arts/cultural pillar of the school. We welcome people of all nationalities!
Come to the meeting in L04 (Chinese classroom next to the library) at lunchtime on Thursday this week (15th of Feb, week 3) to find out more!
If you can’t make it to the meeting, please email:

All Students Christian Club - Leaders sign up E1 Thu 15 Feb Lunch MLG
  If you are a Christian and are keen to help/contribute to the Christian Club this year then please join us this Thursday in E1.

All Students EPro8 CS07 Wed 14 Feb l.30 pm GRL
  There is still time to find 3 friends and enter the EPro8 challenge. This is a fun competition between school teams to build cool innovations like an electric vehicle with specific sensors in the shortest time, using the specifications and parts provided. Make a team of 4 people, who you know will work well together, before you come to a meeting in CS07, lunchtime Wednesday, to find out more.

All Students Fem Club N20 Tue 13 Feb 1:30pm MCE
  The first Fem Club meeting for the year will be held in N20 at lunch on Tuesday. See you there!

All Students Mags U.N Youth Club E4 Thu 8 Feb lunch CRK
  Mags U.N Youth Club will be having our first meeting for this term, this Thursday in E4 at Lunchtime. Please all be sure to attend as we will be announcing some exciting events and opportunities for leadership in the U.N Youth Organisation and beyond! Our google classroom code is: k65pup2

For more information you may contact the Prefect
Leaders Ryan Antia & Nishka Arora or

All Students Theatresports PA03 Mon 19 Feb 3:30PM HGH
  Come along to PA3 for afternoons of fun improvisation games and performance skills. Every Monday from 3:30-5pm. (STARTING WEEK 4)

Seniors only Māori & Pasifika Science Study Space CS3 Mon 19 Feb 3.15-4.15 WLR
  Kia ora! Talofa lava! Bula vinaka! Are you a Y12 or Y13 Māori or Pasifika student studying science? You are welcome to attend our after school study space in CS3 on Monday after school (3.15-4.15pm). Bring your homework or personal study to work on. Snacks are provided and there will be science teachers there to answer your questions.

Year 9 Year 9 Art Club for Boys and Girls E3 Thu 15 Feb 1:35pm LND
  Come along to E3 at the start of lunch this Thursday the 15th of Feb, to hear about and sign up for Year 9 Art Club for Boys and Girls. This group will be held every week in E3 on Thursday lunchtimes. Over the year we will make drawings, paintings and create a mural.

Notices Staff
All NCEA students Wearable Art Group 2024 GNT
  Come check out what the MAGS Wearable Arts Group is all about -E5 this Thursday after school. No sewing skills needed!

All Students Athletics CRS
  A reminder that school athletics entries close on Wednesday evening at 5pm. Please register at the following link if you are wishing to take part:

All Students Chess club FNK
  Anyone interested in playing chess can join the Chess Club which meets every Monday and Friday at Lunchtime in N12.

All Students Choir Musters WTN
  Want to join a choir? Come to one of our musters.
Centennial (Boys) Choir - Wednesday lunchtime in the hall
Gloriana (Girls) Choir - (p5 seniors) or after school Wednesday in the hall
All Comers Choir - Monday after school - E8 Music Dept

All Students English Leaders PEH
  The English Committee is in search of leaders to represent each year level.

If you are interested in promoting English and the Arts for your year level, please complete the following Google Form:

Expressions of interest close Friday the 23rd of February.

All Students Lacrosse BOYS JHN
  Boys Lacrosse - free have-a-go sessions:
When: Fridays 4.30pm-6pm,   9,16,23 Feb, and 1 March.
Where: Nixon Park, Kingsland (Central Road).
Who:  Under 18 Boys - new players welcome!
Cost:  FREE.  Equipment available. Bring water and boots.

All Students Last Chance to Order The Albertian 2023 COM
  Our Finance Department is taking last orders for The Albertian 2023, which will be available by mid-2024.
The yearbook contains a full wrap-up of last year including Academia, Arts, Service and Sports reports and photos as well as formal class photos – and much more!
It can be delivered to Year 13 students, rather than picked up from MAGS, for a small extra cost.
You can order the Albertian here:

  Kia Orana,

If you are interested in performing for the MAGS COOK ISLAND GROUP 2024 at the Unity Concert in Week 10
Please meet in MH1 on Friday 16th February at Interval or see Rose in the Student Centre if you are unable to attend the meeting on Friday.

Meitaki ,Ma'ata

Rose Akava-Moodley
Staff In Charge

All Students MAGS Megacrew auditions FRC
  Now is your chance to be a part award winning Hip Hop Dance crew.
MAGS Megacrew Auditions are on today!
3:30-6:00pm in PA02. Bring a water bottle and a positive attitude !

If you cannot make today's audition please email so we can arrange an alternative time for you to audition.

All Students Mountain Biking JHN
  We have the Auckland Schools Mountain Biking cross country race series starting on Sunday 3rd March at Riverhead, the full list of events and venues are on the MAGS grandstand.

Also entries are open for the North Island MTB Championships in Rotorua - 17th - 19th March - XCO / Enduro and DH.

Please register your interest via the sign up sheet on the MAGS website - Sports / Trials and Registrations

All Students Netball Umpiring LAI
  2024 Netball Trials are starting and we want YOU to be part of the action!

We are looking for umpires from all years and our greater MAGS community (think parents, siblings, aunties, uncles, cousins....) to join our umpiring team. Whether you are just starting out or have your centre badge, we want you!

All training and a whistle will be provided

Please register your interest on the link below

All Students Rugby Union CRS
  Any student wishing to play rugby this year for the school, please register at the following link:

Any new student to Mount Albert Grammar School who is wanting to play or who didnt play in 2023 also needs to complete a NZRU registration form at the following link:

Boys weigh ins will take place next week (19th - 23rd February) every day at lunchtime by the Grandstand.

Any questions please see Mr Tairea or Mr Crossan

All Students Swimming Sports RBN
  Reminder Swimming Sports is this Thursday. Meet at the grandstand at 8.15am
Check emails for details and draft meet programme

All Students Volleyball at lunch. WSN
  Volleyball is opening in the Upper gym at lunchtimes. Normal gym rules apply. Come and have a hit around with other Volleyball enthusiasts.
Monday - Boys social. Tuesday - Girls social. Wednesday - Juniors only. Thursday - Mixed social.

All Students Waka Ama RBN
  Anyone interested in competing in the Senior Regatta for Waka Ama on 2nd March please complete the following registration form

Juniors only Junior Netball Registration & Trials LAI
  2024 Junior Girls MAGS Internal Netball Competition and Y9 & Y10 Winter Netball Trial Registration

We are going to run an after school internal MAGS combined trial and competition for Year 9 and Year 10 students in Term 1 for girls.

From this competition all Yr 9 and Yr 10 girls will be placed into teams for the Winter League Competition held at Auckland Netball Centre. JUNIOR GIRLS must REGISTER to trial if they want to play netball this season for MAGS.Registration link:

Registrations close Friday 25th February

The competition will run on MONDAYS after school. Dates: Monday 19 & 26 February, March 4, 11, 18 and 25th,
On April 8th all teams are selected and you will meet with your coaches (except yr 10/1 &Yr 10/2)

Time: 3. 3.30PM-5.00PM
Cost: $10 per player (this cost is non-refundable and will be charged to your student account upon registration).Note all MAGS Junior Netball teams train Monday’s 3.30pm-4.45pm throughout the season at school

Seniors only Medicine and Health Sciences KGN
  Kia ora koutou, do you whakapapa Māori and are interested in entry to medicine and health sciences’? The University of Auckland will be at MAGS to present to rangatahi about their Whakapike Ake programme.

If you are interested in health as a career, whakapapa Māori, are Year 12 or 13 and take two Applied Sciences, (Biology, Chemistry, Physics), and Maths then please attend. Contact Mr Kerrigan (Māori Initiatives Teacher) to secure a place.

Wednesday 14th February, 13.45 to 14.45. Room A9.

Seniors only Senior Netball Trials and Interest for Playing Club Netball for MAGS LAI
  Registrations are open to trial to play in senior netball teams.

We are also asking for expressions of interest to represent MAGS Auckland Netball and Netball Waitakere playing in their club league on Saturday from 1:30pm. Auckland Netball have an U16 & U18 leagues. Playing club will incur additional charges.

Trial Dates are: Thursday 29 February at 6.30-8am in Gym 1 & Friday 23 February from 3:30pm on the lower courts. Friday March 1 is TBC

You will need to be available to train after school on Wednesdays (1:30pm) and games every Saturday during the season (4 May - 31 August - not in school holidays)

Please complete registration form on MAGS website under Trials and Registrations or by using this link