News Articles

Rocking Chairs kindly donated by Ginza Bargins
September 25, 2020

Whanganui High School Learning Support Centre and students would like to thank Brent Huijs of Ginza Bargains (54 Maria Place Extension) for their recent generous donation of two rocking chairs to the... Read More

Great results at the Whanganui School Pupil Chess Championship 2020
September 25, 2020

On 24 September, we took a group of 5 to the Whanganui School Pupil Chess Championship 2020, held at Churton School. Though the tournament was smaller than normal, our students did an excellent job,... Read More

Akshima Marwah, our newly elected Student Trustee
September 25, 2020

Congratulations to our newly elected Student Trustee of Whanganui High School, Akshima Marwah! Well done Akshima!! Read More

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
September 24, 2020

Amdram presents, "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" starting Friday 25 September through until Sunday 4 October 2020. The following Whanganui High School students are involved; Jayden... Read More

⭐️ Whanganui High School News - September 2020 ⭐️
September 24, 2020

Celebrating Success of our Students‼️ 👏👏 Read the September 2020 edition of our School Newsletter To read other Newsletters see our School Newsletter page Read More

A great time was had by all at the Prefect Camp in Wellington
September 24, 2020

On Tuesday and Wednesday we had our Prefect Camp, where 41 students went to Wellington. We had a mixture of team bonding games and also the amazing race which was planned by the four heads of school... Read More

Podium placings all round for Whanganui at the Wellington Regional Short Course Champs
September 24, 2020

After months of disrupted training and cancelled swim meets due to the Covid-19 pandemic, seven of Whanganui's most promising swimmers travelled to Wellington to contest the Wellington Regional Short... Read More

Squire brothers receive scholarships for a leadership course aboard “Steinlager II”
September 23, 2020

The Blue Light Junior Policing Unit (a program run by volunteer policemen in their spare time) gifted two scholarships, for a leadership course aboard “Steinlager II”, to the Wanganui Sailing... Read More

Ex-Whanganui musician Seth Haapu earns four award nominations at Māori Music Awards
September 21, 2020

Former Whanganui musician Seth Haapu has received four nominations at the upcoming Waiata Māori Music Awards. He's in the running for Best Māori Male Solo Artist, Best Māori Songwriter, Best Music... Read More

Students shine at the Dance NZ Made Nationals
September 21, 2020

Dance NZ Made Interschool Nationals were held at the Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North on Saturday 19 September. We had 3 Duos/Trios representing WHS at the National event. A tough competition... Read More

Team Kowhai win the quarter finals of the John Prestage Junior Debating competition
September 21, 2020

On Monday 21 September our Kowhai team went to Palmerston North Boys High School to compete in the quarter finals of the John Prestage Junior Debating competition. The girls were facing off in a... Read More

Shakespeare Ora Aotearoa
September 21, 2020

Toni Adams and Maddison McKenzie were accepted along with 28 students from all over New Zealand to travel to Wellington’s Shakespeare Globe Centre to take part in Shakespeare Ora Aotearoa. They... Read More

Year 10 Supported Learning National Park Experience
September 21, 2020

We read the book “Cuz” which was an NZ book about two teenagers surviving in the native bush of the West Coast. We also were looking at environmental issues and resource management in Social... Read More

Stage Art team placed 2nd in the 2020 Showquest Open Section!
September 21, 2020

Congratulations to our talented Stage Art team placing 2nd in the 2020 Showquest Open Section. A wonderful effort by you all! 💚🥈 A big thank you to Sasha Matthews for the time given to... Read More

Senior Girls Volleyball team enjoyed their weekend in Taranaki
September 21, 2020

The senior girls volleyball team went to Taranaki on Friday to play Waitara High School and Spotswood College. The girls had fundraised money to go to summer tournament in March, so when it was... Read More
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