Social Science Quiz Events
On Wednesday 17 August, the school participated in the AGTA Senior Geography Quiz . Usually the competitors are year 13 students but with our year 13 students in Rotorua this week ours was the only team of year 12 students: Vosawale Lesuma, Charlotte Unusa, Jack Caldwell, Toby Ross
There were a record 30 schools entering this year. We did
amazingly well to top the points board at the end of the
preliminary rounds and gain a place in the final four, the
first time MAGS has ever achieved this. In the nerve-wracking
on the stage in front of everyone, on the buzzer final rounds
unfortunately our disadvantage on the year 13 curriculum based
questions took its toll. The team finished a gallant and highly
The MAGS Year 11 History Team 1 of Robert Gore, Tobias Campbell, Daniel Begovich came second in the Year 11 History Quiz with 80 points to Rangitoto College 1's 82 points. Well done. MAGS Year 11 History Team 2: Krishna Balachandran, Oliver Cato, Alex MacKinnon came 9th. A great effort by both teams.
Casio Mathex Competition
Eight year 10 students (two teams) competed very well on
Wednesday 17 August in the Mathex competition. They were up
against 70 other Auckland schools and our top team won third
place in the competition with a score of 90%. The other team
scored a very good 80% to be placed fifth.