Have a great, safe, wonderful holiday break!!! Remember Day 1 term 2 is Monday 5 May.
Shakespeare Success – YES!!
Huge congratulations to our Senior Drama students who did a superb job of representing WBHS at the 2014 Sheila Winn Shakespeare Festival on Wednesday evening (16 April). We were the winners of the 15 minute Teacher Directed piece: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; 'Mechanicals ' the play within the play – starring Tim Atkins, Darcy Goodison, Connor McMurchy, Jonathan Leftly and Fletcher Coutts, Jimmy Kay and were also the winners of the 5 minute Student Directed piece: Romeo & Juliet; Mercutio's death scene, played as a comedy, starring Austyn Mills, Stan Hallett Pullen, Robbie Mulligan, Thomas Hayman and Tamiti Heke.
Congratulations to Te Rei Clark and Liam Caldwell who have been named in the NZ U16 AFL squad of 30. 6 players will be cut from team that goes to Coff's Harbour next month for Sth Pacific Cup. Both of these fine young men were in the top team at the recent tournament in Wellington.
Congratulations to our new NZ weightlifting representative Taiao Kawiti-Cordtz (Y13) who has been selected to represent NZ in the upcoming Oceania Weightlifting Championships in New Caledonia on May 24th - Jun 1st.
Congratulations to Te Kaurinui Parata who was one of the 50 successful delegates (from 200 applications) selected to attend this year’s Sir Peter Blake Youth EnviroLeaders’ Forum in Wellington from 27 April - 1 May.
The selected delegates will join the Sir Peter Blake Trust and the Ministry for the Environment for an ‘urban expedition’ through the greater Wellington region, experiencing and learning about climate change and ocean health. Delegates will also have opportunities to meet and engage with like-minded contemporaries, inspiring and informative speakers and experts - including Sir Peter Blake Trust alumni, local and national politicians, subject experts, business and community leaders.
Congratulations to our two quality junior swimmers Simon Delong and Euan Sapwell, on their recent success at the Div II swimming Nationals that were held recently in Hamilton. These two young men earned a number of medals in the 14 year old age group.
Simon Delong - Gold 200m Breast; Gold 50m Breast; Silver 100m Breast; 5th 50m Back
Also entered in 200m Individual Medley and 50m Free but did not make the final.
Euan Sapwell - Gold 100m Breast; Silver 50m Breast