Westlake Winners

Five Westlake students win medals at Cheerleading World Championships

The World Cheerleading Championships were held in Orlando, Florida, USA in late April. Five Westlake Girls students were in various New Zealand teams and all won medals in their grades. Cate Moyle (Year 10) and Jasmine Foley (Year 10) won Bronze in the Junior Division. Yuzu Akiyama (Year 10) won two medals, a Silver in…

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Keeley Watson (Year 12) was one of two finalists from 2800 competitors who entered the Youth Division of the Sony alpha Awards International Photographic Competition. Keeley was flown to Sydney, Australia, where the two finalists got the opportunity to take one additional photo to submit to decide the competition winner. Keeley submitted this photo…

Student wins writers’ mentoring award

Xiaole Zhan (Year 12) has been selected by the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) as one of four students from across the country to be given a place on their Youth Mentorship Programme.

The NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme was established in 2010 to foster and develop emerging writing talent around New Zealand with the…

Three students win New Zealand Athletics Championship Medals

Three Westlake Girls High School students won medals at the New Zealand Athletics Championships in  late March. This is a non-school event open to any athletes in New Zealand belonging to an Athletics Club. Isabella Brown (Year 11) won a Bronze medal in the Under-20 Women’s Pole Vault, Sofia Lome (Year 11) won a…

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…