Notices -

Thursday 25th of May, 2023

Meeting / Practices Location When Staff
All WHS Interact Club meeting B7 Fri 26 May 1.15 BE
  The WHS Interact Club have a meeting today in room B7. The speaker today is our own Talei Bryant. Talei was Head Girl, and she is a past WHS Interact Club President. Talei will speak aboit the Find My Fish movement, what she has been doing since she left school, and rangatahi leadership development. This will be a very informative meeting. All members attend, bring your lunch.

All Yoga Group Drama Room Tue 2 May 12.45pm KE
  Kia ora, yogis! Yoga Group is running in the Drama room this term. Meet there at the start of lunch (changing rooms available) and flow with a small group of supportive, open-minded students of all levels. All welcome! No experience needed.

Year 13 University of Otago presentation Library Tue 30 May 9.00 am ST
  The students recruiter from the University of Otago will be at school on Tuesday morning. This will be in the library at 9.00 am. Please come along to listen and ask questions.

Notices Staff
All Basketball Trainings BK
  Basketball Practice Times For the Year: (please scroll down to see all)

Senior Boys A; Friday afterschool 3.15pm
Senior Boys B; Tuesday 3.15pm
Senior Boys C; Thursday 5pm War Memorial
Senior Girls A; Tuesday 5pm
Senior Girls B; Wednesday 3.45 - 5.15pm
Junior Girls; Wednesday 3.15pm - 4.45pm
Junior Boys A; Thursday 5.15 - 7pm War Memorial
Junior Boys B; Friday Lunch Time

All trainings are in the school gym except for junior boys A and Senior C who are in the war memorial hall

All Chess Power Regionals HAY
  Those students interesting in entering the Chess Power Regional competition, in Rotorua on 29th May. Please come and put your names down in the library. Entry cost is $15 plus $10 travel

All Kapa Haka HN
  If you are interested in joining the school Kapa haka group this year, our first practice will be this FRIDAY 26th MAY from 1:30pm -5:00pm. Meet at Te Katau. If you cannot make this practice, you need to let Matua Dwayne know.
This is open to ALL students of WHS. Nau mai haere mai

All Onepu MTB PE
  The weather is looking good for Friday Biking. Meet out on the field straight after school. All welcome. It is getting dark early so we may be back a little before 6pm. $5 charged to your school account to cover the van.

All Student ID Cards MAW
  If you are still interested in ordering an ID card I will be placing an order Friday 26/05/23. ID cards are very handy for Yr11 students to show proof of ID for drivers license paperwork. They are $7 and can be ordered through the student office.

All Yoga Group KE
  Kia ora, yogis! Yoga Group is running in the Drama room every Tuesday lunchtime this term. Meet there at the start of lunch (changing rooms available) and flow with a small group of supportive, open-minded students of all levels. All welcome! No experience needed.

Seniors BADMINTON - Senior Qualifier FOS
  Any students interested in entering the EBOP Senior Badminton Qalifier event, please get your team of 4 list to Renske ASAP. Entries close Friday.

Seniors Dodgeball CI
  Senior dodgeball will be on this week Wednesday and Thursday lunchtime at the turf. Get a team of 6 together and come along to have some fun. All House leaders are expected to be there.

Junior dodgeball will be on next week, so come along for a watch this week

  Essay question: Do news media focus too much on crime reporting? Is that good or bad for New Zealand?

The deadline is Friday 21st July. For more details, visit:

Seniors Life guard for the pools ST
  The Whakatane Aquatic Centre is looking for trained life guards, or any who are keen to learn. Must be over 16. Apply online at the WDC website. The pool is closed this weekend due to staff shortages! Apply here -

Seniors Lincoln for Agriculture ST
  Lincoln University is offering an experience 12 and 13 July to look at what studying Agriculture at Lincoln University would be like. Students would need to pay for transport to Christchurch, all accommodation and food costs while there covered by Lincoln. If interested, apply before the 29 May - email Ms Stuart for the application form

Seniors Uni of Waikato Open Day Friday ST
  Just a reminder to those coming on the Uni of Waikato Open Day tomorrow.
Fee has been paid and permission slip handed in! Today is okay for both of those.
Mufti, warm/rain jacket - check the forecast; money or your own lunch
Please meet at the Lovelock Street bus bay at 6.15 am

Seniors Wait staff required at local restaurant ST
  Global Thai requires some new wait staff. If interested text a message to 0210645072 to express interest and then they will arrange a time for you to go in with your CV and to meet them. Ability to take orders, be polite to customers, etc.