On Friday 17th August 17 athletes participated in the Tough Guy & Girl Challenge 6km mud run at Lakes Ranch in Rotorua to gain Level 2 and 3 PE credits.
Keegan Joe was selected for Mens' Pairs Beach Volleyball in the New Zealand team that competed at the 6th Youth Commonwealth Games that were held at Nassau, in the Bahamas. Keegan finished in 5th=place.
Property:-It is hoped that the new Learning Support Centre will be ready for the start of 2018; the Gymnasium should be completed during Term 2; and construction of the new Science block should start in April 2018 and should be ready for the beginning of 2019. The re-development is scheduled to be completed in 2022.
Mostyn Lee was the Top Scholar for NZ in Sculpture for 2017. On 2nd May, 2018 he was presented with his award by the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
The Spotswood College Alumni Trust presents four trophies for the Top Scholar in Years 9, 10, 11 & 12.
The Principal Mr. Mark Bowden gives notice that he will resign as from the end of term 2, 2018.
We farewelled Mrs. Michele FitzPatrick who has been a languages teacher for 20 years; after 11 years as HOD Music Mr. Robert Greenfield left to pursue his own musical development; Mr. Jared Hill after 11 years in the English and Drama departments; and Mrs. Alison Hodges retired after 27 years as the Principal's personal assistant.