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Key events in Term 4 — Letter sent to whānau

Welcome back to all our students for the final term of the year. Summer is not far away! This is a busy time for all of us as we move into the examination period. There are a number of events on the calendar for the coming weeks. Please note those that are relevant to your student.

Kia ora koutou,

Welcome back to all our students for the final term of the year. Summer is not far away! This is a busy time for all of us as we move into the examination period.

There are a number of events on the calendar for the coming weeks. Please note those that are relevant to your student.

All students

  • Monday 22 October: Labour Day — School closed
  • Friday 26 October: Music Evening, 7pm, Riley Centre
  • Thursday 1 November: Whakanuia Prizegiving, 6pm, Taraika
  • Friday 14th December: Final day of term. School closes at 12 noon.

Years 11—13 students

  • Friday 2 November: Final day for Seniors. The final day for seniors is organised as follows:
    • Year 11 Assembly: Lessons as normal for periods 1—4; assembly at 2.20 (period 5)
    • Year 12—13: NO lessons today;
      • Year 12 students come in for assembly at 10am (Riley Centre). Year 12 leave after the assembly;
      • Year 13 students come in for assembly at 11am (Riley Centre), go to their BBQ (outside the prefabs) and can then leave.

Years 9—10 students

  • Friday 26th October: Deadline for Course Choices for 2019.
  • Thursday 15th—Friday 16th November: Year 9 and 10 end-of-year assessments. Students only attend for the assessments. A separate letter will be sent to families.
  • Monday 10th — Wednesday 12th December: Short Courses (information to follow).
  • Thursday 13th December: Year 9 Picnic Day and Year 10 Rōpū Day
  • Friday 14th December: Junior Prizegiving, 10am, Riley Centre. Reports will also be available online.

The school calendar can also be accessed online: http://www.whs.school.nz/whs-calendar/

We wish all our students and their whānau a productive and enjoyable term.

Ngā mihi

Dominic Killalea