Notices -

Thursday 15th 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 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 Poetry/ Spoken Word N15 Fri 16 Feb 1:30am WOL
  If you are interested in writing, reading, or performing poetry, this club is for you! Everyone is welcome.
Sign up to compete in Word! The Frontline and have your voice heard.
Meet like-minded people who love words.

Contact Mrs Woodall for more information:

All Students Relay for Life Hall Tue 20 Feb lunch KNA
  As you have heard in the assemblies, Relay for Life is fundraising for Cancer society. The main event is 6th of April at AUT Stadium, Mairangi Bay, North Shore. Come and learn more about the event and how to sign up – Tue 20th February in the Hall at lunchtime.

All Students Te Kōmiti Māori P1 Tue 20 Feb 11.10am KGN
  Kia ora koutou, are you interested in promoting Te Ao Māori at MAGS? This could include promoting Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2024, advocating for ākonga Māori and learning more about other kaupapa. There are a number of roles required and they are open to any student who whakapapa Māori.

First meeting Tuesday 20th Feb in P1 11.10am

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 - 400m CRS
  Students who had signed up for the 400m for Athletics, these will be run on Athletics Day. Not on Friday as originally advertised.

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 Debating PLG
  MAGS DEBATING CLUB is starting this WEEK! 🦁
Open to all Juniors and Seniors, come along Friday lunchtime in N9 to join the MAGS Legacy of Debaters!
Our MAGS Teams in the past have been awarded:
•Top 5 in Senior Open
•Top 10 speakers in Auckland Schools Debating
•Reached Finals
Come along & learn all about being a master debater.
(For more info contact the Debating Prefects)
Ryan Antia (,
Nishka Arora ( or
Arshiya Arora (

MAGS Debating 2024 Google Classroom code: bim5qqz - add your name and form class to the team list.

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 Girls Tennis this weekend FQR
  Our game times for this weekend are as follows:
Senior A3 Girls - versing Epsom Girls Senior Blue at Epsom Girls, Courts 1-3, at 8.15am
Senior Girls Blue and Senior Girls Gold - versing each other, venue to be confirmed
Junior B Girls - versing Epsom Girls Junior Navy at Epsom Girls, Courts 4-6, at 8.15am
Please make sure that your team manager knows whether you can make the game.
Good luck for your first games girls!

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 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 Tongan Group sign up 2024 AFO
  Please meet MH4 Lunchtime Friday update with starting dates of practices next week.
please come to the meeting if you havent signed up

Thank you, AFO

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 Senior Auckland Champs WGT
  Any senior or experienced junior students interested in competing in Waka ama for the school, please register your name at the Sports office Friday at interval.

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 2023 Photo and Design Students Come retrieve your boards GNT
  2023 Year 11 Photography and Design and Year 12 Design students please come and collect your art boards from last year before they are recycled.

Seniors only Free Learner License AFO
  Talofa All, Free Learner License

If you want to sit your Learner License.
This will be held on
Sunday 25th and Monday 26th of February 2024 from 10am - 2pm
Please email me
that you are available for BOTH DAYS.

Te Mahurehure Marae,
73 Premier Ave Pt Chevalier.
15 spaces for the next intake.