Teachers recognised by Microsoft as technology experts
Year 4 teacher Cherie Boucher-Cunningham believes there are many benefits to incorporating technology into education – easy access to information, real time feedback, online collaboration, and access to content in highly engaging multimedia formats.
Great Wall of China, the Silk Route, Ala Archa National Park… As our students head off on New Zealand’s first-ever World Challenge expedition to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, we find out more from teacher Katherine Greenley about what the trip holds.
Our amazing teacher aide Penny Stafford-Bush is a dedicated thespian who directs our college musical and acts in local theatre productions. She’s also a Strathallan parent who’s had two children go through the school.
Aged just 23, ACG Strathallan alumna Lucy Gill is already making waves in the world of art and fashion. Having graduated from Elam School of Fine Arts last year, she has exhibited her paintings in Matakana’s Vivian Art Gallery, Sanderson Gallery in Auckland, and worked at Paris Fashion Week alongside Kiwi fashion consultant Jo Knight.
A former ACG Strathallan student, Year 4 teacher Cherie Boucher-Cunningham played soccer in the boys’ first XI before ‘accidentally’ becoming a goalie for NZ. Now a teacher, her job, she says, is to make every student feel they belong.
Chemistry teacher Dr Katherine Greenley loves Sci-Fi movies, outdoor adventures and teaching students to think. In July she will accompany students on their World Challenge adventure to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
ACG Strathallan student president Mckenzie Northcott spent her school holidays on a ten-day sailing voyage around the Hauraki Gulf as part of a once-in-a-lifetime trip on Spirit of New Zealand, a steel-hulled, three-masted barquentine, purpose built by charity organisation Spirit of Adventure.