Wakatipu High School

A world alone?

Autism has established a defining presence in modern society. About one in every 88 children born each year in New Zealand is diagnosed with the disorder. Shey Pope-Mayell, a year 13 pupil at Wakatipu High School, sheds some light on the issue of living with autism.

Action needed for road safety

Tourists have been boosting our economy for years, but are they really safe driving on our roads?

Med student inspired by life's hard experience

The brain is the most incredible thing on the planet and we can't do anything without it.

Wakatipu High School senior prizes

Wakatipu High School senior prizes

Wakatipu High School held its senior prizegiving recently.

Thumbs up for new uniform

Thumbs up for new uniform

Wakatipu High School pupils, staff and parents have voted overwhelmingly to adopt the proposed new uniforms, which will bolster pride in the school and improve its image, principal Steve Hall says.

Draft uniforms modelled

Draft uniforms modelled

Progress on the introduction of a new uniform for Wakatipu High School pupils from the start of next year is continuing, with pupils, parents and staff viewing the latest version last week.

Gifted children policy bid

Wakatipu High School needs to develop a more coherent policy for its gifted and talented pupils, principal Steve Hall says, after a report slammed the only identification method as ''invalid''.

Novice four does Wakatipu club proud

Novice four does Wakatipu club proud

The Wakatipu men's novice four, all from Wakatipu High School, has ended the New Zealand Club Rowing Championships in Twizel with a gold medal.

Participation day, Wakatipu HS, February 15

Participation day, Wakatipu HS, February 15

Wakatipu High School held its annual participation day on Friday. Pupils took part in activities in a friendly environment at the school's fields. The four houses compete in good spirit to start the school year and Olivia Caldwell, of the Queenstown Times, was there to capture it on camera.

Progress ends statutory manager's role

The end of tenure of the Ministry of Education's troubleshooter in Wakatipu High School signals a return to normalcy following almost two years of turbulence triggered by a scathing Education Review Office (Ero) report.

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