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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

2019 & 2020 Term Dates

2019 & 2020 Term Dates

2019 Term Dates

Term 1 - Wednesday 30 January to Friday 12 April

Term 2 - Monday 29 April to Friday 05 July

Term 3 - Monday 22 July to Friday 27 September

Term 4 - Monday 14 October to Tuesday 10 December

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

Y13 Google Accounts Notice

Y13 Google Accounts Notice

Notice to all Whakatane High School Year 13 students who are not returning next year:
Year 13 Google accounts will be deleted in January 2020. Students wishing to retain data from their school account will need to make arrangements for personal storage as soon as possible after exams. Any student data contained within the WHS network will also be removed. This applies to all data associated with students logging onto Windows and Apple desktops.
Thank you!

2019 Junior Prizegiving

2019 Junior Prizegiving

Tuesday, 10 December
This year, due to the size of our Year 9 and 10 groups, we are holding a separate prizegiving for each Year level.

Year 10
Seated by 9.30am for a 9.45am start
Year 10 students will be released from school at the conclusion of their prizegiving.
Year 9
Seated by 11.45am for a 12pm start
Year 9 students will be released from school at the conclusion of their prizegiving.
The WHS Office will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 10 December for staff farewells. The office will reopen at 8:30am on Wednesday 11 December.

 

2020 Start Of Year Information

2020 Start Of Year Information

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.

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

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.

Whakatane High School also has a Facebook and an Instagram page which are updated on a regular basis.


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.

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