Wakatipu High School

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.

E-learning gets financial boost

E-learning gets financial boost

Wakatipu High School's e-learning system - touted as the future of education - has received an $11,747 boost from Shotover Jet and the Wakatipu community.

School band named best

Wakatipu High School's musical talent continues to dazzle peers around the South, as big band Best Served Chilled won the best band award and two awards for individual merit at the annual Southland Secondary Schools Jazz Festival last week.

Five years of recycling celebrated

Five years of recycling celebrated

Keen recyclers from Wakatipu schools witnessed what happens to the bottles and newspapers they recycle during a five-year anniversary tour of the Wakatipu Recycling Centre on Thursday.

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