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Congratulations to our Prizegiving Winners and Scholarship Recipients

Dux Calum Sinclair First Aggregate Sophia Bedwell   John Vanderschantz Cup for Outstanding Service to the School Nathanael Kirk   Sports Boy Blake Hoskin & Sport s Girl Maggie Jones  Yr 7 Sports Girl Katie Ramage & Yr 7 Sports Boy Akiwa Koro PTA Scholarship Abbey Smith & Isaac Wills-Croft Cullinane College Scholarship Recipients Tyler Edwards & Natasha Fricker Girls College Scholarship Recipients Zaza Gurton & Perris Adam Whanganui High School... Continue reading

School North Island Road Cycling Championships

On the first weekend of the school holidays, Danja Grunwald, Georgina Ross, Connor Giltrap, Jack Overwheel and Hunter Gibson competed in the Schools North Island Road Cycling Champs in Cambridge. They faced some fierce competition from some well funded schools with a strong history in cycling events. Despite that, our students held their ground and came in the front bunch... Continue reading

WIS Rocks!

It all started one Monday afternoon when four Whanganui Intermediate School pupils decided to come up with something that was fun and beneficial for the school. As you probably know hiding rocks has become a popular pastime to do around Whanganui this year, so we came up with “W.I.S Rocks”. We selected rocks which have been painted and decorated with... Continue reading

Revolution Tour comes to Whanganui Intermediate School

On Thursday 1st June the whole school was treated to a visit by the Revolution Tour.  Inspirational youth speaker Reggie Dabbs talked to us about loving ourselves and supporting each other.  He said that it's easy to laugh when someone falls over but it takes someone special to get down on the floor and ask them if they are okay.  His... Continue reading

Boys Team wins Super Sport Hockey

Every year Whanganui Intermediate enters teams in the Supersport Hockey competition in Palmerston North. Our top boys and girls teams represent the school and face five games each during the day. Our students are up against schools from across the lower North Island including; Palmerston North, Horowhenua, Masterton and Whanganui districts. This year both teams played really well against some tough teams and... Continue reading

Pink Shirt Day - Stand Up Against Bullying

On Friday 26th March Matai Cluster organised a school-wide pink shirt day to raise money and awareness for Stand up Against Bullying. Students and staff paid money to come to school in their best pink outfits and take part in lots of fun activities including a special pink themed assembly, pink hotrods in the car park and a pink morning tea... Continue reading

NATIONAL YOUNG LEADERS DAY

"I am a seed born of greatness" On Monday 15th May, forty of our students travelled to Palmerston North for the National Young Leaders Day. The group included House Captains, Class Councillors and other students who have a leadership role within the school. Along with 2000 students from schools throughout Manawatu, Hawkes Bay and Taranaki our students listened to a variety... Continue reading

Student shaves head to raise awareness and money for CanTeen Cancer Charity

Story Taken from Wanganui Chronicle It had been two years between haircuts for Whanganui schoolboy Angus Pitkethley. The one he got yesterday was a doozy. The Wanganui Intermediate School 12-year-old took it upon himself to grow his locks as long as he could, and then to chop them off to raise money and awareness for CanTeen, an organisation that supports young people aged... Continue reading

Inter-Intermediate Speech Competition

In week one of this term some of our budding orators competed in the Inter-Intermediate Speech Competitions which were held at Collegiate School. They were great representatives for our school. We congratulate Sophia ‘Unga-Cribb who came first in the competition and Mia Perkins who placed third. Sophia 'Unga-Cribb... Continue reading

WIS Band 2K16 win online section of Rockshop Bandquest

Whanganui Intermediate's school band 2K16 have won the online section of Rockshop Bandquest, earning themselves $400 of credit with Rockshop. As well as winning the online section, individual members were also recognised with Jonathan Stolk winning the Musicianship Award, AJ Malili-Malo-Lauano and Mia Maraku wining the Best Keyboardist Award.  Miss Armstrong is extremely proud of our talented musicians who have been... Continue reading