We had the pleasure of having Arama and Mia, students from Waihi East School accompanied by Deputy Principal Briar Frew from Waihi East School in the Gold FM studio today.
Students, staff and parents at the school have been inspired by life saving... Continue reading »
Is your business able to sponsor a stall at the Waihi East School Twilight Market on Thursday, November the 19th? It's $50 and your name will be displayed at the stall.
Are you able to donate goods suitable for prizes in raffles or for silent... Continue reading »
Waihi East School is holding a ‘good old fashioned’ Twilight Market to raise funds for three LifePods the children at Waihi East School want to send to Fiji, Tonga and Samoa.
The life saving LifePods have been developed by kiwi scientist, inventor... Continue reading »
The NZCT AIMS Games is held every year in Mt Maunganui and sees over 8000 Year 7 and 8 students represent their 261 schools in 19 sporting codes.
Waihi College has attended the games for a number of years and this year 65 students participated. It... Continue reading »
The Fro had to go and it did! Last night several Waihi College students along with teacher Mr Reuben Wells had a hair raising experience that ended up with their crowning glory's being cut away.
It was all for a good cause and plenty of laughs... Continue reading »
The Fro's Gotta Go!
And so does a lot of Waihi College student's glistening hair.
They're Shaving For a Cure at Waihi College tomorrow night, Thursday, September 24.
Several students, along with Mr Reuben Wells, are going to allow... Continue reading »
Waihi College is looking for families who are interested in hosting international students, both short and long term from countries such as Germany, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Japan, China and Taiwan.
Offering a home away from home to a student from... Continue reading »
Mercury Bay Area School evacuated their pupils to the Moewai Sports Grounds at about 12.30 this afternoon due to the Tsunami warning.
The roll was taken and a decision was made not to return to the school today. Parents were advised that they could... Continue reading »
Lily Marsham and Samara Dodunski are two talented Waihi College students on a mission. Their mission is to write and perform their own particular style of music and they are succeeding at pricking up people’s ears to their catchy compositions.
Lily... Continue reading »
Waihi College is holding its annual Careers Information Expo on Wednesday 5th August in the College Hall.
Doors open at 6.30pm and the Expos runs until 8pm.
This is the best opportunity for local students, parents and families to gain information on... Continue reading »
The Waihi International Academy was the venue for the Waihi College Ball this year. The event was a great success and college Principal Alistair Cochrane said the spectacular location and effort the staff at the academy took to make it a night to... Continue reading »
The Hauraki District Council is working hard to put in a comprehensive Ultra Fast Broadband application to the government. Funds are available to bring the speedy broadband connections to towns around New Zealand and local councils have been asked... Continue reading »
The formation of seven schools into a ‘learning community’ is being welcomed by Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.
1374 local students at the schools on and around the Hauraki Plains will become part of the “Hauraki Community of Schools” announced by... Continue reading »
Hauraki Plains College has been acknowledged by the Education Review Office for their outstanding Education Review report.
Coromandel MP, Scott Simpson congratulated the Board and Staff of Hauraki Plains College on the excellent report.
The... Continue reading »
If you didn’t make it to the Formosa Cultural Experience at the Waihi Academy on Landlyst Road last Saturday you missed a great show.
Driving through the gates and being in the grounds with the grand scale of the buildings is an experience in... Continue reading »
Waihi College celebrated a year of achievement in the Arts and Cultural areas of the school last Thursday. The college hall became a theatre for the night with dramatic performances and music by the Waihi College Rock Band interspersed between the... Continue reading »
It was a lovely day for a bicycle ride yesterday and students from Waihi East School got to get out of the classroom and onto their bikes to test the school’s brand new bike track.
A cycle track has been built around the perimeter of the Waihi East... Continue reading »
Waihi College Spirit Days are held for the last two days of the school term. This year the theme was dressing according to a letter of the word ‘Selfie’. Crazy costumes and whacky games are mandatory and a great way for students and teachers to let... Continue reading »
Waihi College's Rock Band has been given the BIG thumbs up after their recent tour to Wellington.
The group of young entertainers have been applauded for their performances and the way they engaged and entertained school children from Titahi... Continue reading »
Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane reported in on how things are shaping up for the 2014 school year.
Year 7 pupils were welcomed to school today. Nervous and excited students assembled in the hall to be welcomed and directed to their new... Continue reading »