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The Wrap Up (Weeks 6-8, Term 3)

As the Wrap Up goes live, Year 10 Jasper Barkett-Greenberg is on his way to Denmark to participate in the first ever Children’s General Assembly. Follow his story here.
Three of our talented footballers have played their first matches for Wellington Utd and He Kākano are busy painting a mural in the Level 1 Linkwell.
Elsewhere in this Wrap Up: looking for employment? or Wanting to find out about Wellington Trades Academy for 2022? Our careers team have the low-down.

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Wrap Up (Weeks 3-5, Term 3)

This Wrap Up shares stories from the past few weeks, celebrating success in Japanese Speech, the national Spelling Bee and the IYNT tournament; sharing lockdown poetry and Haiku and offering the opportunity to join the Calm Collective for meditation. If you missed Year 11’s DNA or Cadence Chung’s Blind Faith, you can find out more here.

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Weekly Wrap Up (Week 2, Term 3)

In this Olympic fortnight we highlight the Olympic achievements of alumni Anton Down-Jenkins and Josh Junior and celebrate our own Year 11 Football squad’s unbeaten run. We bring you our annual Arts exhibition, Blank Canvas, and an update on Gateway placements in Terms 1 and 2. With careers information for senior students and their whānau there is a lot to get your teeth in to.

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Weekly Wrap Up (Week 1, Term 3)

With information on the term’s key dates and the senior derived grade exams, the Wrap Up is back. We invite you to Blank Canvas and to the premier of Blind Faith, a full-length musical written by Year 13, Cadence Chung. We follow Rebecca Heath, He Kākano Teacher Aide in preparation for the Special Olympics and share coverage of WHS alumnus Anton Down-Jenkins, currently competing in Tokyo. For all this and more, read on…

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Weekly Wrap Up (Week 10, Term 2)

Happy term 2 holidays! This week the Wrap Up celebrates success in the Year 9 Readers’ Cup Challenge, Underwater Hockey and we look back on an activity filled term in He Kākano. Our Guidance team give information for those who may need support over the holidays. We also include information for next term’s Parent-Teacher meetings and an update to Metlink’s 726 bus service.

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Principal’s Message (End of Term 2, 2021)

It is the end of term 2 and I feel there are a lot of tired students and tired teachers around so the break is much needed. Term 2 is a time when our students participate in an astonishingly wide range of activities. If you are a regular reader of our weekly wrap-ups you will […]

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Weekly Wrap Up (Weeks 8 & 9, Term 2)

This jam-packed Wrap Up features the new Level 3 ‘glassroom’ frieze designs, Fresh Avocado’s latest edition, media coverage in Stuff, culinary creations at NSSCC, winners at Toi Wearable Art, a wealth of achievements at the Scholars Cup plus much, much more.

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Weekly Wrap Up (Week 7, Term 2)

It’s International Languages week and we bring you highlights. We follow Science enrichment’s Space Place visit and their Zoom call with NASA’s Brandon Rodriguez. Congratulations to Brooke McCloy, selected to the national Shakespeare Schools production for 2021; Mira Patel, finalist for Capital Magazine Young Photographer of the Year and Julia Randerson profiled in Stuff for her Debating success.

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Weekly Wrap Up (Week 6, Term 2)

Congratulations to our jazz musicians for their incredible five awards in the Manawatu Jazz Festival. Shout out also to the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Competition winners for their three prestigious awards. This week we also share news from Sports Science and Year 11 Drama. Finally, with Open Evening on Monday 14 June, a reminder that school will finish early at 3pm.

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Weekly Wrap Up (Week 5, Term 2)

This week we celebrate Julia Randerson’s incredible debating success as part of Wellington Black and her selection for team Aotearoa. We follow senior Japanese students’ immersion camp in Otaki and encourage you to support our Te Whānau a Taraika Kapa Haka in competition on 5 July. Enjoy the long weekend and we will see all students back on Tuesday 8 June.