Message from the Principal “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the […]
Category: Principal’s Message
Principal’s Message – End of Term 1, 2019
- Post date 12/04/2019
Message from the Principal I write at the end of term 1, a term when we are getting down to business for the current year but where we also reflect on what happened last year. In our analysis of results I have been interested in the link between achievement at NCEA and connectedness. In our […]
Principal’s Message – Mid-Term 1, 2019
- Post date 06/03/2019
I hope your young person is settled into their classes and school routine and that they are setting themselves up for success this year. Our Year 9 cohort is the largest in many years with the roll nearing 1300 for the first time since I joined WHS. It is fantastic to see the community embracing […]
Principal’s Message – End of Term 4, 2018
- Post date 15/12/2018
In his end-of-year message, Dominic Killalea talks about the vision for Wellington High as we head into a new year, as well as outlining the changes to the timetable for 2019.
Principal’s Message – Mid-Term 4, 2018
- Post date 16/11/2018
A message from Dominic Killalea, reflecting on recent events such as Senior Prizegiving and what it means to leave school feeling successful.
Principal’s Message – End of Term 3, 2018
- Post date 28/09/2018
Today sees the end of Term 3 and it’s been a busy one! Read Dominic Killalea’s ‘Principal’s Message’ which reflects on the last ten weeks. We hope you all have a restful break when it arrives and return refreshed for Term 4.
Principal’s Message – Mid-Term 3, 2018
- Post date 24/08/2018
If you are a regular reader of our weekly wrap up you would know about the wide range of achievements of our students. Recently Heidi Coleman (year 11) was named as a U18 Wellington Rugby representative, Molly Doyle (Y12) was awarded a scholarship to be a global ambassador for Southern Cross and study in Norway […]
Principal’s Message – End of Term 2, 2018
- Post date 06/07/2018
In his end-of-term message, Dominic Killalea reflects on the rich diversity of events that have flourished at High this term, and wishes you all a relaxing break.
Principal’s Message – Mid-Term 2, 2018
- Post date 30/05/2018
In this mid-term Principal’s Message from Dominic Killalea, read about our Open Evening, the changes ahead in education, and how we are now the school of choice for so many young people in Wellington.
Principal’s Message – End Term 1 2018
- Post date 13/04/2018
The term has drawn to a close. The first term is a difficult one for a lot of students as they settle into new classes and, for those students attempting NCEA for the first time, things seem more daunting. The Education Review Office visited us during the term and they have reported very favourably about […]