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Welcome to Whakatane High School 

Whakatane High School challenges students to achieve with strong values around responsibility, respect and achievement. Kia Whakatane Au I Ahau.

 

 

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Years Old. Started as a District High School in 1920, becoming a full high school in 1950.

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2019 NZ Representatives: Cross Country, Volleyball, Judo, Surf Lifesaving, Equestrian, Motocross,    Swimming, Adventure Racing.

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Gemma Baldey - Cross Country, Caitlin Studer - Volleyball, Emily Julian - Volleyball, Codi Laurent - Volleyball, Beau Henry - Volleyball, Cameron Mackey - Judo, Jamie Julian - Surf Lifesaving, Tyrone Herring - Surf Lifesaving, Skye Edwards - Equestrian, Ashleigh Jackson - Surf Lifesaving, Nicolas Cannell - Surf Lifesaving, Brooklyn McGovern - Motocross,  Ashleigh Lawlor - Swimming, Ari Goodman - Adventure Race, Cambell Julian - Adventure Race, Ella Julian - Adventure Race, Hayden Sisson - Adventure Race, Campbell Forsyth - Beach Volleyball, Ava Andersen - Volleyball.

 

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8 Olympian Former Students; Lisa Carrington, Karen Hanlen, Jozef Klaassen,

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Stacey Waaka, Jon-Paul Tobin, Nathan Twaddle, Toni Jeffs, Noel Mills.

 

Upcoming Events

2020 Term Dates

2020 Term Dates

2020 Term Dates

Term 1 -  Wednesday 29 January to Thursday 9 April

Term 2 - Tuesday 28 April to Friday 3 July

Term 3 - Monday 20 July to Friday 25 September

Term 4 - Monday 12 October to Friday 11 December

2020 Whakatane High School Fees

2020 Whakatane High School Fees

School fees, charges and donations

In 2020 Whakatāne High School has opted into the Ministry funded school donations scheme. Full details can be found by clicking here. In a nutshell the Ministry funded donations scheme means that the Ministry will pay the school $150 per student directly. This means that there are no school fees for trips, resources, tuition or activities (including sports) that are part of your child's core learning programme (curriculum). For more information: https://www.whakatanehigh.school.nz/school-fees

Getting Connected

Getting Connected

Want to keep up to date with what is going on at Whakatane High School?
As well as downloading the Whakatane High School App, we encourage all of our students, parents and whānau to join our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Download the Whakatane High School APP: whakatanehighschool.apps.school.nz/share/ and sign up to the various groups, report absences and stay up to date with student notices.

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Parent Portal
The Whakatane High School Parent Portal provides access to information about your student’s timetable, attendance, fees, results in real time, and accurate contact details. Portal url: http://www.whakatanehigh.school.nz/parent-portal. Sign in details have been sent home. Enter the username and caregiver password when prompted. We suggest that you keep these details secure for future use. You may contact the eHub via email at toni.martin@staff.whs.co.nz for assistance.

Student Portal
http://www.whakatanehigh.school.nz/student-portal. Student sign in details share the same username as the parent portal but require the student password (details have been sent home).

Whakatane High School Digital Newsletter
The newsletter is emailed fortnightly, on Thursdays. Please email anne.nillesen@staff.whs.co.nz if you have news about your student’s achievements. Subscribe to the newsletter and stay informed: http://goo.gl/AeV8q4

Report an Absence
Absentee Hotline: 308 8251 ext 702. Email: absent@whakatanehigh.school.nz.
Web: http://www.whakatanehigh.school.nz/report-an-absence, or use the WHS APP.

Kamar App
Available from the App Store and Google Play. The Kamar app is intended for students, parents and teachers and provides real-time access to student information, timetable, attendance, results, notices and calendar. This is a great way for students to keep track of their classes! You will need to enter your name, followed by the school domain: https://portal.whakatanehigh.school.nz, followed by the parent or student portal sign in details above.

Whakatane High School Centennial Reunion (10-11 April 2020)

Visit: Whakatane High School Alumni

2020 Start Of Year Information

2020 Start Of Year Information

Monday 20 January - School Office Opens
(8:30am - 4pm)

 

Tuesday 21–Thursday 23 January - Prefects Leadership Training

 

Wednesday 22 January - Senior Course Confirmation
11.00am-2.00pm
Careers Room - no appointment necessary
 

Thursday 23 January - Senior Course Confirmation
10.00am-2.00pm
Careers Room - no appointment necessary
 

Friday 24 January - Teacher Only Day
Students not required at school
 

Monday 27 January - Auckland Anniversary
School closed for public holiday
 

Tuesday 28 January - Teacher Only Day
Students not required at school
 

First day – Y9s & New Students ONLY - Wednesday, 29 January, 9am 
All new students and their families are asked to meet at the Lovelock Street gates before 9am. At the completion of the Powhiri, Year 9 students will move to the hall. From there, they will be put in form classes. They will spend the rest of the day with their form class, form teacher and buddy prefects. School will end at 3pm.

All other new students are not required to remain at school on this day. 

School starts for all Year levels on Thursday, 30 January at 8.30am.

Chromebooks
All Year 9 students are asked to bring their chromebook with them on the first day. During the course of the day, their chromebook will be set up and logged on to the school network.

Big Day Out – Tuesday, 4 February
All Year 9 students, form teachers and prefects spend this day at Ohope Beach, learning and developing teamwork and friendships. All students will bring home a permission slip for this event.

Year 9 BBQ – Thursday, 20 February, 5.30pm at Whakatane High School
All Year 9 students and their families are invited to attend. This is an opportunity to meet teachers and other Year 9 families and get the year off to a positive start.

Meet the Teacher Evening – Year 10-13 – Wednesday, 26 February
This is an opportunity for parents of Year 10-13 to come in to the school and meet their child’s teachers.

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