Celebrating 100 Years as the only agricultural school in the Manawatu we are calling all past and present students, staff, teachers and whānau to join us for this once-in-a lifetime weekend of celebration and remembrance.
From Friday through to Sunday you will enjoy a welcome, meet & greet, school/farm tours, Feilding Township tours, sporting and cultural entertainment and a dinner. A church service and tree planting will finish off the celebrations. We look forward to meeting and reuniting with past friends of the school.
Friday 26th March 2021
10am: Official Opening
The Commemoration Assembly will be the official opening of FAHS – Feilding High School’s 100th celebration in the school hall. The current senior school students and staff will be present at this event, along with those past pupils attending the weekend celebrations. The Principal, Mr Nathan Stewart, will address the assembly and there will also be a guest speaker.
5pm – 9pm: Meet & Greet
A meet & greet event is being held in the school hall and this will be a great opportunity for all past pupils to gather and catch up with their classmates of years gone by.
Finger food will be provided. There will be a cash bar (along with eftpos facilities) available to purchase drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic.
Saturday 27th March 2021:
1pm – 2pm: Past and Present Teacher Catch-up
This is an opportunity for current and past staff to gather for a catch-up in the staffroom.
6.30pm - midnight: Dinner
The doors of the Feilding Civic Center on Aorangi Road will open for dinner at 5.30pm. The Principal, Nathan Stewart and Feilding Mayor, Helen Worboys will begin the official welcome at 6.30pm. The rest of the evening will be MC’d by past student, Craig Wiggins. On arrival you will receive a complimentary drink, with further drinks being available from the on-site bar. Cash and eftpos facilities will be available on the night.
Number for the dinner have been limited to 500 seats. It is first in, first served for tickets.
Sunday 28th March 2021:
10am – 11.00am: Church Service and Cake Cutting
The 100th celebration church service will be held in the school hall followed by the cutting of the cake and a cuppa.
11.00am: Tree Planting and Official Closing
The final event for the weekend will be the planting of the commemoration tree.