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Information on 13 Reasons Why

You may be aware of the recent publicity around a second season of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why”. This series was released worldwide at 7pm last Friday, 18 May.

The Series explores issues many young people face, such as suicide and suicide bereavement, sexual violence, drug-use, bullying, domestic violence and peer pressure.

All 13 episodes…

Second Hand shop closed

Due to the fire in our hall this week, the Second Hand shop which is run by our Parents Forum will be closed until further notice.

No items were damaged, however they will be taken to the dry cleaners. We will keep you updated on the situation

We thank parents for your understanding of the situation. 

Fire in school hall

On Wednesday 16 May we experienced a small fire in our school hall, caused by a faulty electric light in the ceiling. No one was in the hall at the time.

There has been some fire damage to the ceiling, but no other obvious damage to the hall or adjoining buildings. A structural assessment will…

Late start this Thursday

Westlake Girls will be starting later on Thursday 17 May to allow staff to meet in the morning to work on Professional Development projects for 2018.

Classes for students will begin at 9.30am. There will be no form time so students go straight to Period One. There will be 20 minutes of teaching time lost…

High Tea tickets available

Pupuke House is fundraising for the Breast Cancer Foundation through a High Tea on Mothers Day.

Tickets are available for this very special afternoon, to be held at 1.30pm Sunday 13 May in the school hall. Tickets are $45 per person and everyone leaves with a goodie bag worth more than $70! The event is…

Students in ANZAC Day Commemorative Service

Several of our students are taking part in the ANZAC Day Parade and Commemorative Service in Takapuna on Wednesday. If you’d like to attend the parade, it will begin from Sanders Avenue at 9.25am and proceed to The Strand for the 9.30am Commemorative Service. Westlake Girls High School students will take part in the…

Office open during the school holidays

If you’ve got a burning question, or have something school related that needs to be done over the holidays, you’re in luck! Our receptionist Carla is the office from 8am – 4.30pm every day over the break. Come visit her, or call on 489 4169.

The benefits of our App

Our Westlake Girls High School App proved invaluable during yesterday’s school closure as a way of communicating up-to-date information to parents. And now our app has another new feature – a printing top-up function. Students and parents are able to add credit to a student’s printing account – just click “Print top up” and…

Year 11 Study Skills evening

On Thursday 10 May at 6.30pm we will be holding an evening for Year 11 students and parents on developing effective study skills and techniques.

This…

Parent evening tomorrow

You still have time to register for our parent evening tomorrow (Tuesday 10 April). Details are in your daughter’s interim report. You have until 11am Tuesday to sign up – we look forward to seeing you.