Friends of ACG Parnell

As a parent or caregiver of a child at ACG Parnell, you’re automatically a member of the Friends of Parnell.

Previous successful events include:

  • Supper and social networking for parents during middle school socials
  • A seminar on ‘Understanding Personality Dynamics for Career Planning’ (Sue Blair – Personality Dynamics)
  • A seminar on ‘Understanding Social Media for Parents’ (Parents Inc)
  • An introduction to myACG/Blackboard (ACG Education staff)
  • Arranging the second-hand uniform sale at the end of each year
  • A social evening for parents at Tribeca Restaurant
  • End-of-year drinks with teachers and parents
  • Monthly coffee group at Foundation Cafe
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Establishing connections, building community

The Friends of Parnell is a group that promotes connections between parents, the school and students. Its role is to provide opportunities for parents to meet other parents, staff and students, and build a supportive school community.

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Regular events with Friends

Events include quarterly parents’ meetings with the principal and faculty, regular educational events, social evenings, coffee groups and the end-of-year function with the faculty.

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Supporting school initiatives

The Friends of Parnell supports school initiatives such as the Open Days and the intermissions during school productions. Friends also help co-ordinate private bus transport to help students from all over Auckland get to and from the school.

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Strong parental partnership

Supporting our school is a core function of the group. Strong parent involvement, in partnership with a nurturing school environment and a healthy social framework, fully supports our children to be the best they can be.