Junior Philosophy conference

The Junior Stretch and Challenge day was attended by more than 130 people, with 34 of them represented by Garin College students. Julie Arliss, the presenter from England is an international educator with a gift for making the complex simple, and the simple complex....
Model United Nations

Model United Nations

Last Monday Garin sent their future diplomats on a mission to save our planet. Approximately ten of our young minds traveled to Nayland for the annual Nelson Model United Nations. An event where the real committees and focus documents of the UN are simulated into a...
Special Olympics Basketball

Special Olympics Basketball

On Wednesday Garin entered a team in the Special Olympics basketball competition down at Saxton. There were 12 teams in total, some from as far away as Christchurch and Blenheim. Garin won division 2 with one draw and two wins. They were placed 4th over all the...
Junior SISS Netball Tournament

Junior SISS Netball Tournament

On Sunday July 7 our 9A and 10A netball teams loaded up the vans for the drive down to Christchurch for the Junior SISS Netball Tournament. This event was what we’d been working towards since training for the season began. After the obligatory shopping stop, we...
Young Vinnies

Young Vinnies

This week, the Garin College Young Vinnies presented the memory candles they had created to the coordinator of Project Butterfly, Rebekah Malthus. Project Butterfly is an organization that offers aid to parents that have lost a child under the age of 21. They help...