Westlake Winners

Tennis Team wins Aitkenhead Shield

Following on from their win in the New Zealand Secondary Schools National Championships, the Westlake Girls High School Premier Tennis Team have just won the Aitkenhead Shield for the Overall Top Girls Team at the Auckland Secondary School Champions of Champions Tennis Tournament. This is the fifth year in a row Westlake Girls have won this Shield. Schools can enter two students in each of the Junior, Intermediate and Senior Age-groups and the overall winning school is decided by cumulative results based on where each student finishes in their grade. The winning Westlake team members are: Junior Grade: Ella Borrie (Year 9), Hayley Phelan (Year 9, reached the singles semi-final3); Intermediate Grade: Amily Suga (Year 11, runner-up in the singles and doubles), Sadheera Weerapperuma (Year 10, doubles runner-up and reached the singles semi-final); Senior Grade: Paige Alter (Year 13, winner of the doubles and runner-up in the singles) and Brooke Kenny (Year 13, winner of the doubles and reached the singles semi-final).

Photo: (L-R): Amily Suga, Sadheera Weerapperuma, Brooke Kenny, Paige Alter

Wednesday March 29th - PPTA Industrial Action

The PPTA have advised that Wednesday March 29th has been scheduled as a second day for industrial action for secondary school teachers. With a number of staff away, we will be unable to open for instruction on Wednesday 29th March. We understand that this is short notice and appreciate the difficulties this will place on you. However, it is vital that we support our teachers in their claim to show the government how important they are to us.