We hope you have a relaxing holiday ahead. Below are a few key details for the first few days of Term 1 2019.

Students should make sure they have all their stationery by the first day. Lists can be found on our site: http://www.whs.school.nz/whanau/stationery-lists-2019/

Wednesday 30 January | Year 9 students & International Student Orientation, Day 1

Year 9 students should bring pens, an exercise book, morning tea and lunch, and be prepared for tabloid sports.

  • 8.45am Year 9 Pōwhiri at Taraika
  • Followed by Orientation Day 1, including tabloid sports
  • Morning tea with families / whānau in the staffroom after pōwhiri
  • 3.20pm Year 9 dismissed

Senior course confirmation (all day)

Thursday 31 January | Year 9 students and International students, Day 2; New Year 10-13 students’ orientation

Students should bring a computer, pens, an exercise book and lunch.

  • 8.45am Year 9 to rōpū class; New Year 10—13 and international students pōwhiri and orientation
  • 1pm   New Year 10—13 students dismissed
  • 3.20 pm Year 9 dismissed

Senior course confirmation (all day)

Friday 1 February | Year 9—13 as listed below

  • 8:45am Year 9 normal timetable
  • 9.00am Year 10 assembly in hall then to rōpū classes (dismissed 10:30am)
  • 10.00am Year 11 assembly in hall then to rōpū classes (dismissed 11:30am)
  • 11.00am Year 12 assembly in hall then to rōpū classes (dismissed 12:30pm)
  • 12.00pm Year 13 assembly in  hall then to rōpū classes (dismissed 1:30pm)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your student’s Dean. Contact details can be found on our site: http://www.whs.school.nz/contact/.

Best wishes for a relaxing break. Meri Kirihimete and a peaceful New Year.