Congratulations to our Northland champion Rockquest band CO-LAB on making the top 20 cut as part of the process of selecting the final 6 bands to contest the national finals later this year.
All the best to Jimmy Kaye (Lead guitar), Austyn Mills (vocals, trumpet, keyboard), Jesse Samu (Bass guitar), James Ross (drums), Josh Crawford (vocalist) and (recent Old Boy, now Kamo HS student) Tobin Taylor (Rhythm guitar) – let’s hope they make it to the next stage …
Congratulations to our JB7, JB8 and 1st XV (U18 comp) for making the finals in their respective grades on Friday night (8 August).
Special congratulations to the.....
* 1st XV winning the Northland U18 competition by defeating the 90 Milers (11 - 6) in a hard fought game, played away from home at Awanui.
* JB8 winning their grade by defeating the Vikings (38 - 19) in a quality game on Okara Park in front of a large and vocal crowd.
* Commisserations to the JB7 team who narrowly lost their final to Marist (27 - 22) in a very close, hard fought game that see-sawed throughout.
Well done to all teams, coaches and managers, and supporters.
to our 1st XI Hockey captain, Sean Crook, who has been selected in the NZ Under 18 men’s squad. An excellent achievement.
SMOKEFREE ROCKQUEST SUCCESS!!!
Congratulations to Co-Lab (Jesse Samu (bass), Jimmy Kay (Lead), James Ross (drums), Austyn Mills (keyboard, trumpet, backing vocals), Josh Crawford (lead vocal) and KHS student (and WBHS Old Boy) Toban Taylor (rhythm, and vocal) for winning the Northland Smokefree Rockquest final on Friday 4 July. A brilliant effort.
Congratulations also to Austyn Mills in winning the Mainz Musicianship Award, with the opportunity to be selected for a national scholarship.
BIG SING SUCCESS!!
Congratulations to two of our three Choirs who performed so well at the recent Big Sing at Forum North (Mon 9 June)
The Testostertones, and the Carruth Choir share the trophy for the Most Entertaining Song - Testostertones for "Heartbreak Hotel", and Carruth for ‘Little White Bull’’.
Commiserations to the Black Jackets Choir for narrowly missing out on also receiving a trophy!
SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company 2015
Congratulations to Tim Atkins, Jonathan Leftley, and Stan Hallett-Pullen who have been selected to attend the Young Shakespeare Company's holiday workshops where the company who will then go on to the Globe in London, is chosen. Congratulations to Ms Pope and her senior students; they have done WBHS proud.
The selection of these young men follows on from our recent success at the National Sheila Winn Shakespeare Competition, held in Wellington over Queen’s Birthday Weekend.