Please refer to this page for start of year information for 2021. Year 9 Monday 1 February There are two start times for the Year 9 pōwhiri on Monday 1 February: 8.45am for a 9.00am start and 9.40am for a 10.00am start. Caregivers and whānau will receive an email with their student’s start time on […]
In the final wrap up of the year, share Friday’s celebrations at Junior Prizgiving and enjoy the range of activities our Junior students undertook during the short course programme. We also look ahead to 2021 with a link to the term dates. Most importantly, however, we wish all our families and whānau a restful and relaxing break over the summer.
Due to the expected cold wet weather tomorrow (Thursday 10 December) the Year 9 Beach Day at Scorching Bay has been cancelled. Students are expected to be at school no later than 9am for an alternative programme, including a BBQ lunch. Students may bring a book and/or their BYOD as they may choose the reading […]
This week we include information for the final week of term and invite you to complete our whānau survey. Roots and Shoots, and Outdoor Education have been off site at Worser Bay. He Kākano took part in the AWD Floor Ball tournament and four teams of Year 9 students took part in the Wellington Junior Science Tournament. Students have been busy in Food Tech preparing for Christmas. In addition we recognise student success through Wellington Trades Academy.
For information about the app used by WHS read this Wrap Up. Also included are the opening of Parliament, English language students trip up the Cable Car, Chinese lion dance workshop and successes in Squash and Water Polo.
DVC teacher Rowan Heap has received Best Design Award for his non-verbal illustrated narrative Tokitoki and James Caddell. This week we celebrate his success and share images from his book. We follow Year 10 Art students as they work with Xoë Hall on her mural and join He Kākano at Capital E. We also follow our junior girls volleyball team as they learn how to referee their sport.
This week we bring you photo galleries from Whakanuia and Senior Prizegiving. We bring you updates from junior girls Volleyball, Roots and Shoots Boomerang bags project and the NZ Outdoor Education Conference. With news from the NZ Japanese Trivia championships, He Kākano plus Arotahi students visit to Space Place it has been a busy and enjoyable week.
This week we start with important information for seniors re: exams and study leave. From then on there is much to celebrate starting with our Halloween Junior Dance,! It’s been an amazing week in the Arts with news of our Year 13 Arts exhibition, record acceptances to Toi Whakaari and success in the Manawatu Jazz festival. He Kākano competed in the Athletes with Disabilities swimming competition and Year 12 Physics students visited Aurecon. Visit the full Wrap Up for all this and much much more.
This week the Wrap Up includes news of success at national level in Underwater Hockey, achievements at a local level in a brand new 24 hour theatre challenge. We thank our student librarians, follow He Kākano in Science and Art and follow students in the 24 hour challenge at the Gryphon Theatre.
In this weeks Wrap Up we celebrate students who have been awarded scholarships from Victoria University for study in 2021, watch our EPro8 teams in competition, and follow Year 13 Outdoor Education students as they navigate the Whanganui River. We also acknowledge the passing of alumnus Eddie Tonks, CBE former chair and life member of the NZRFU.