Last Saturday night was a big one for pop bands at Sancta Maria College. Three of our Year 7 & 8 bands represented us at the Manukau heats of Bandquest, which is the pop band competition for New Zealand schools at intermediate level.

Read more: And now for Bandquest

It was a tough day at the office for Sancta Maria College teams today, with all three sides experiencing losses. However, if results go their way tomorrow, there is still the opportunity to progress further in the tournament.

Read more: Tournament Week Day 2

Friday night was a first for Sancta Maria College as our vocal group Helta Scelta performed at the Vodafone Events Centre in the final of Stand Up Stand Out. Helen Pahulu, Lauren Chalk, Adora Rodrigues, Catherine Vaiangina and Anton Vargas performed their moving rendition of ‘Oceans’ as one of only four finalists in the group vocal category.

Read more: Helta Scelta moves audience

Three girls’ teams headed off to participate in tournament week, covering the sports of netball, football and hockey. With a very busy and challenging week ahead the girls were greeted by a wet and and chilly opening day.

Read more: Tournament Week Day 1