Model United Nations

Sophia, Finnian and Hazel represented Italy at the Junior Model United Nations on Thursday and received a Merit award. There were 24 teams altogether of Year 9 and 10s from local secondary schools. The teams debated implications of climate change and the Myanmar refugee crisis. We sent four teams who all did well. ... Continue reading

Air Force visit Whanganui Intermediate in Helicopter

The whole school came out to see the Helicopter land and got a chance to sit inside it and ask the crew questions.  ... Continue reading

Katie Ramage Demonstrates Resilience and Grit at the North Island Mountain Bike Champs

Report by Katie on the North Island Schools Mountain Bike Champs Dad and I headed up to Tauranga in the middle weekend of the holidays and went straight to Summerhill Mountain Bike Park, the venue of the race to practice the course. After two laps I was done; it was hot and I was tired, so we packed up, picked up... Continue reading

Chess Championships

On Thursday 27 October 13, WIS players participated in the MK Regional Individual Chess Championships. It was a very successful day with 7 players qualifying for the MK National chess finals being held in Palmerston North during the holidays. WIS players to qualify were : Top Female – Athena Lu Under 12s -Ryan Henare 1st Toby Clark 2nd Logan Symes 3rd Under 14s - Philip Dale... Continue reading

Sincerest Thanks to the Grumpy Old Men!

We would like to thank the Grumpy Old Men for their kind donation of $500 which the school will put towards stationary packs for our students. The Grumpy old men are a group of volunteers who dismantle old and broken appliances and technology devices to access metals for sale. The proceeds of these sales are then donated to various schools within... Continue reading

Congratulations to our School Cross Country Winners!

It was a freezing cold day at Springvale Park but our students still kept smiling as they ran.   Year 7 Girls1st Carrie Rennie2nd Teresa Rennie3rd Anya Carlson Year 7 Boys1st Tawai Pinnock2nd Mitch Karatau3rd Jahstice Metekingi Year 8 Girls1st Katie Ramage2nd Antonia Harding3rd Te Kahui Spittal Rauhina Year 8 Boys1st Chase Morpeth2nd Kaleb McKenzie3rd Akiwa Koro... Continue reading