As an advanced music student, Athena was invited to join a workshop and performance at the Auckland Town Hall.MORE
Congratulations to our BDSC Jazz Band - a Silver Award at the KBB Music Festival held last week. A fantastic achievement for a band that only started in February!MORE
Japanese and History students heard firsthand accounts of the Hiroshima bombing from guest speakers Aki and Takako Kuroda.MORE
Congratulations to Blake on a great result!MORE
Botany Downs Secondary College graduate Wei-Yen (Jackie) Chan was a proud recipient of the AUT Edge Award, held on Wednesday 24 July. Among the recipients that night, Jackie was also awarded Overall Achievement winner.MORE
2019 Term 3, Week 2.
Contains: Principal's Message; Attendance Matters; Fiji Service Trip; Chinese Tea Art; Orion Health; Honey Harvesting; 'Our Way'; Botany Youth MP; School Production; Pulse; Music Competitions; Alumni; and Upcoming Key Dates.MORE
2019 Term 2, Week 10.
Contains: Principal's Message; Whanau's - Discovery, Endeavour; Service to Fiji; Year 9 MindLabs; NZ Chefs Secondary Schools Competition; Chemistry Olympiad Competition; School Production; Cultural Week; Eye On Nature Wearable Art Competition; Art to Wear Wearable Art Show; Japanese Trivia Night; Auckland Gymsports Champs; Special Olympics Football Tournament; Ohuiarangi Community Planting Event; Family History in the Botany area?; Moth Plant Pod Pulling Competition; Behind the Scenes; and Upcoming Key Dates.MORE
2019 Term 2, Week 6.
Contains: Principal's Message; College Traffic Concerns; Sponsors of Sport; Microsoft Showcase Schools; 2020 Enrolments; Sports Achievements; Market Day; Lest We Forget; Careers - Apprenticeships; Pink Shirt Day; Art to Wear; Whanau Performance; School Banking Support; Pestival Invitation; Soft Plastic Collection; and Upcoming Key Dates.MORE
2019 Term 2, Week 1.
Contains: Principal's Message; Board of Trustees Election; Service to Sport Award; Sheilah Winn Festival; Social Studies, Science GATE Day; Fiji Service Trip Donations; Advanced Open Debating; Zonta Debate; Spirit of NZ Voyages; School Ball Discounts; Fiction to Fashion; Weed Swap; Casual Reader/Writers Wanted; and Upcoming Key Dates.MORE
2019 Term 1, Week 11.
Contains: Principal's Message; BoT Election; Health Education Community Consultation; NZQA Fees and Financial Assistance; Uniform Shop; Sport Fees; Students On and Off-Site; David Ellery Farewell; Eye on Nature Cooking Comp; Senbazuru; Discovery, Blake, and Endeavour Whanau; Geography Trip; Picking up Plastic; Polyfest; Brain Awareness and Psychology; Special Olympics; Careers; School Production; International Promo Video; Electronic Waste Collection; Entertainment Memberships; and Upcoming Key Dates.MORE