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Newsletter • Paenga-whāwhā, - April 2020

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15 April - First day of Term 2 (Online Learning)

Online Learning will continue until we are advised by the Ministry of Education, that we can return to physical classroom teaching.

Click on the Parent Portal Calendar link to see the full school calendar. Due to working remotely we are having difficulties uploading minor updates to the Parent portal calendar. Emails will be sent directly to parents if any changes or updates concern your whanau and rangatahi/young person.


From the Principal's Desk at home.

by Mr Murray - Principal

Nga mihi nui kia koutou katoa. Welcome to the the Westland High School April newsletter.

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Westland High School student online lesson etiquette

by Westland High School

All students are expected to follow the school online etiquette. Some teachers may have extra additions to this etiquette that relates to learning while in their class only. They will share these with you if they do.

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How does learning online work at Westland High?

by Westland High School

Online learning presents a new set of learning challenges to over come, but many opportunities to learn new skill sets as well.

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Tips for Learning at home

by Mr Brailsford - Deputy Principal Akonga / Student Engagement.

Some key tips on helping students to get the most out of their learning from home.

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Life during lockdown for our International student.

by Ms Brownie - International Director

Amelie recently had to make the decision on whether to fly home early or stay with her host family, here, in Hokitika.

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Art Competition

by Ms Mallinson - Visual Arts teacher

The Visual Art department are running an Art competition for Westland High School students during the lockdown period.

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Performing Arts Easter raffle

by Mrs Ikiua - HOL Arts

The Performing Arts Easter raffle was drawn and the winner notified.

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Try our e library to get reading over the holidays.

by Westland High School

We have a range of books available, it's easy to use and there's no forgetting to bring the book back or losing it.

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Kai Whakapai recipes

by Kate Fleming - Kai Whakapai

Kai Whakapai have been sharing some of their famous Kai bowl recipes through facebook.

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TVNZ learning channel

by Westland High School

TVNZ has partnered with the Ministry of Education to deliver Home Learning TV / Papa Kāinga TV to Kiwi kids!

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Parent Help

by Parent Help

Parent Help have a free parenting support line to help with any parenting challenges whanau are facing.

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