2003 Archive

 
  • Over the past week, the College has had occasion to celebrate the graduating class of 2003. Click here to read the address given by Jean-Pierre Le Prou, Head Boy for 2003 at the senior more»
  • The Boarder's end of year celebrations on Wednesday 5 November, commenced with Mass in the College Chapel, celebrated by the College Chaplain, Father Joe O'Riordan. This was followed by a buffet more»
  • Each year in recent years, the graduating class has made a presentation to the College. The graduating class of 2003 has gifted to the College a Presidential Chair for use in the Chapel. Thank you more»
  • The College congratulates the following old boys who have graduated from tertiary institutions in 2003. The information has been provided by Massey University. We would be grateful to receive the more»
  • Paul Williams – Head Boarder Camerone Muggeridge – Deputy Head Boarder Where have the years gone? It only seems like yesterday when we were entering the college as year 9 more»
  • The Boarder's end of year celebrations on Wednesday 5 November, commenced with Mass in the College Chapel, celebrated by the College Chaplain, Father Joe O'Riordan. This was followed by a buffet more»
  • Jean-Pierre Le Prou Whenever we see ourselves drawing towards the end of an era we start to look back at where it all began. It is hard to believe that it was 5 years ago that I put the Francis more»
  • Friday 24 October 2003 The courageous spirit of Father Francis Vernon Douglas has been held up to each generation of students as their model. 2003 marks the 60th anniversary of martyrdom of more»
  • On Thursday 9 October, the Francis Douglas College community welcomed to the College, the Superior General of the De La Salle Brothers, Brother Alvaro Rodriguez Echeverria, together with Brother more»
  • It was a black Friday but there still had to be winners and losers. With staunch competition this year from Spotswood College and NPBHS it was sure to be an more»
  • Stage Challenge is now in its eleventh year in New Zealand. The event began in 1993 with 20 schools and 2000 participants, and has grown to include 158 schools and more»
  • Founder's Day 2003 was celebrated on Friday 30 May. This Founder's Day was significant for a number of reasons: It is 50 years since the De La Salle Brothers first more»
  • Click here to see photos.YEAR 7 CHAMPIONSHIP 1st Edward Rawles (S) 2nd Callum Tanner (L) 3rd Dylan Dunlop-Barrett (L) 3rd Nicholas Dravitzki more»
  • Two converted tries in the final five minutes gave FDMC a memorable 17-15 win over NPBHS in the 1st XV curtain-raiser on Wednesday 25 June. FDMC looked dead and buried more»
  • Dear friends of the College, As we commence the second half of the school year, it is opportune that we take some time to tell you, our friends and benefactors of some more»
  • The Francis Douglas team of fifteen students enjoyed a very successful competition in Speech and Drama over the weekend of 10-11 May. We were placed 3rd out of eighteen more»
  • Sunday 11 May was the World Day of Prayer for Vocations – a day to remember and pray for those who have already responded to God's call and to encourage and pray for more»
  • The 2002 – 2003 season was an exciting one for the 1st XI Cricketers. Playing in the Taranaki Senior Grade Competition it was only ‘rained out games' that more»
  • This year there were many students keen to represent the College at the Taranaki Secondary Schools Surfing Competition. This necessitated the organisation of heats for more»
  • YEAR 7 CHAMPIONSHIP 1st Dylan Dunlop-Barrett (L) 2nd Edward Rawles (S) 3rd Matthew Walding (L) 4th Cameron Hart-Hancock (S) more»
  • YEAR 7 CHAMPIONSHIP 1st Dylan Dunlop-Barrett (L) 2nd Edward Rawles (S) 3rd Matthew Walding (L) 4th Cameron Hart-Hancock (S) more»
  • YEAR 7 CHAMPIONSHIP 1st Edward Rawles (S) 2nd Callum Tanner (L) 3rd Dylan Dunlop-Barrett (L) 3rd Nicholas Dravitzki (B) YEAR 8 CHAMPIONSHIP more»
  • Following Bro Bill Firman's return to Australia, the Board of Trustees appointed Bro Peter Ryan as principal, commencing at the beginning of the 2003 school year. more»
  • We are privileged to be elected as Prefects of Francis Douglas Memorial College for 2003. We will strive with God's help, and the help of the College community, to lead more»
  • On Tuesday 11th February, the College community gathered in the Gym for the Commencement Mass and Investiture of College Prefects. The principal celebrant for the more»
  • NCEA LEVEL 1 The Interim results of the 2002 NCEA Level 1 have been received by the College. With the implementation of the NCEA comes a new way of reading and more»