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Hospitality Master Chefs From Year 11 and 12

Hospitality HSC Master Chefs In Action

Wee Waa High Schools Year 11 and 12 Hospitality students have recently experienced a 'real life Wee Waa Hospitality Master Chef experience.' As a means of enabling the students to experience work in a restaurant style real life scenario, a beautiful three course meal was created, prepared and served to Principal Annabel Doust... Article courtesy of Wee Waa News 8th August, 2017 Hospitality (pdf 183 KB)... Read more

teacher Dale Mate has been instrumental in getting

Distance Education Initiative

Distance education students living in Wee Waa are about to benefit from a new educational initiative. The Narrabri and Wee Waa District Outreach Centre was launched on July 26th at Narrabri Library and the following day at Wee Waa Library. The aim of the outreach program is to provide fact-to-face support to students who otherwise do not attend school, but study via the Dubbo School of Distance Education. Article courtesy of Wee Waa News, 8th August, 2017 Distance Education (pdf 303 KB)... Read more

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Students come out on top at stampede

Five members of the Wee Waa High School cattle show team attended the Charolais National Youth Stampede at the Dubbo Showground. With the event catering to more than 120 youth competitors over the three days it was a new experience for the students. Once again, the team worked with the Myona Stud from Coonamble. A Young Farmers Challenge was held on the Friday night, with the WWHS team members joining other youth competitors to make up the winning team. Article courtesy of Border News 15th August, 2017Students come out on top (pdf 956 KB)... Read more

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

NAIDOC Week 2017

Stephen And Students Keeping The Meaning of Wee Waa Alive

Artist and heritage conservation Officer from the Office of Environment and Heritage, Stephen Booby and Wee Waa High School students Trekiah Cochrane, Jason-Lee Trindall and Tihana Williams are midway through completing a giant mural of great significance to Wee Waa. Mr Booby said that the mural highlighted the Wee Waa landscape and geography. Article courtesy of Wee Waa News 1st August 2017 NAIDOC Week 2017 (pdf 226 KB)... Read more

NAIDOC Week Celebrations and Visiting Guests

Wee Waa High School Welcomes Visitors To NAIDOC Week Celebrations

Wee Waa High School held its NAIDOC week celebrations last week, celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and recognising the contributions the Indigenous Australians have made to both the country and society. Article courtesy of Wee Waa News 1st August 2017 NAIDOC Week 2017 (pdf 174 KB)... Read more

Charolais National Youth Stampede

Wee Waa High School Enjoys More Success At Charolais National Youth Stampede

Five members of the wee Waa High School cattle show team attended the Charolais National Youth Stampede from the 29th June through to 2nd July, 2017. The students were accompanied by their teacher, Mrs Verity Gett,and thoroughly enjoyed the event held at the Dubbo showground. With the whole shed being full of Charolais cattle and with the event catering to more than 120 youth competitors over the three days, it was a new experience for the students. Article courtesy of Wee Waa News 1st August 2017 Wee Waa Show Team (pdf 450 KB)... Read more

Rich Culture Captured

Dave and Christopher Byrne from Rusty Cage production company spent the last week in Narrabri Shire shooting video footage. Rusty Cage is a Sydney based video production company, which focuses primarily on broadcast content, television series, corporate videos and television commercials. However, perhaps the most unique aspect of the company is the work it does across regional Australia. Article courtesy of Wee Waa News, 1st August 2017 Rich Culture Captured (pdf 1532 KB)... Read more

Bush Bots Robotics Team

Bush Bots Do It Again

The Wee Waa High School Bush Bots team had another amazing robotics experience during the July school holiday break. Entering their robot in the 'Duel Down Under' at Macquarie University from 3rd to 5th July, the team once again returned triumphant as finalists. "We've had an amazing time at the robotics comp" said mentor Jo Horne. "The team worked so well together and were dedicated to their mission." Courtesy of Wee Waa News 25th July 2017 Bush Bots Duel Down Under (pdf 870 KB)... Read more

Education Week 2017

Next week (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW. The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. This year's theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year. Education Week is also a time for... Read more

Wee Waa Ag Show Team

WWHS Wins The Most Successful School At Coonamble Show

It was a busy few weeks for the students of Wee Waa High School Ag Farm at the end of May. The students attended two shows in the space of a week. the first saw six members of the Wee Waa High School show team, along with parent helper Robyn Allen, spend two days at the Dubbo Show. Story courtesy of Wee Waa News 11th July, 2017 WWHS Show Team (pdf 2474 KB)... Read more

UNSW Further Education Survey

UNSW Further Education Inspiration Obstacles Survey Includes Wee Waa

University of NSW research officer Dr Franz Carrillo of the AIMHIGH Unit, is currently completing a road trip interviewing more than 800 Year 12 students from 40 schools in regional and remote regional rural NSW. Dr Carrillo was successful in receiving funding from both the NSW Department of Education and the Federal Government for his project "Powers of Perception." story Courtesy of Wee Waa News 4th July, 2017 UNSW Survey (pdf 2008 KB)... Read more

Inner Wheel donates to Robotics Bush Bots Team

A $500 Gift From Inner Wheel To Bush Bots

The Inner Wheel of Wee Waa recently made a generous donation of $500 in support of the Wee Waa High School robotic team. The donation will cover travel costs for the 2018 FIRT International Robotics competition to be held in Sydney next March. Story Courtesy of Wee Waa News 18th July, 2017 Inner Wheel donation (pdf 3997 KB)... Read more

WWHS Rugby Sevens

WWHS Rugby Sevens Best In Pool

Wee Waa High Schools Under 16 rugby union sevens squad recently completed a very rewarding trip to Armidale to play in the New England North West NSW Rugby Sevens competition. Accompanied by two school rugby enthusiasts, hospitality teacher Josh O'Shea and Deputy Principal Allan Tame, 10 WWHS students, three Narrabri High and one St Marys Gunnedah student headed off to Armidale. Story courtesy of Wee Waa News 4th July, 2017 Rugby Sevens (pdf 1268 KB)... Read more

Alisha Conomos Record Breaker

Alisha Conomos Breaks And Matches 20 Year Records at WWHS Carnival

Crisp clear skies saw a fast track and a firm field at the recent 2017 Wee Waa High School Athletics Carnival last month. An action packed day, fuelled by the enthusiasm and energy of the students, made for great competition between the two houses of Merah and Namoi. Story Courtesy of Wee Waa Newspaper 4th July 2017 Athletics (pdf 1268 KB)... Read more

Premiers  Debating Challenge

A Winning Argument

Students from Wee Waa and Narrabri High Schools recently took part in two debates as part of the Premiers Debating Challenge for Years 7 and 8. The challenge is a state wide round-robin debating competition aimed at developing public speaking and reasoning skills in students at NSW government schools. Article courtesy of Wee Waa News Premiers Challenge Debating (pdf 147 KB)... Read more

Reconnect Program at Weeronga

From Little Things, Beautiful Things Grow

Wee Waa High School is no stranger to the Reconnect program, with 2017 its fifth year of involvement. Aboriginal Education Officer Helen Wenner said, "I look forward to the start of the Reconnect program each year. I believe it is a very positive program and I have personally witnessed the difference it makes to both the students involved and the elderly community of Wee Waa." Article courtesy of Wee Waa News Reconnect Program (pdf 228 KB)... Read more

Sponsors from Santos and CSD Ltd and Principal

Bush Bots Supporters Thanked

Sponsors of the Wee Waa High School Bush Bots Robotics Team were recently invited to share a morning tea with a riveting recount of the robotics semi-final battle, complete with live footage of what came down to the last three seconds of the battle round. Returning from Sydney after being knocked out in the semi-finals in the 2017 First International Robotics competition, the team was able to relive the final battle all over, and those in the audience could not help but hold their breaths in that final three seconds. Article courtesy of Wee... Read more

Lots Of Eisteddfod Success

Students from Wee Waa High School recently performed in the Speech and Drama section of the Narrabri Arts Eisteddfod and brought home an array of medals and place certificates. "This was our second year of training and entering students in the Eisteddfod", said Learning Support Teacher Carmel Schwager. "The growth in the students' confidence and performing skills was very evident and also noted by several members of the Narrabri Arts Eisteddfod Committee too." Article courtesy of Wee Waa News... Read more

Hospitality Welcomes Hospitality

Hospitality Welcomes Hospitality

The pungent aroma of baking and coffee was sweet and strong at Wee Waa High Schools hospitality classroom recently, as the Year 11 hospitality students hosted the Narrabri High School's hospitality food and beverage teacher along with five Year 12 students to spend a day getting to know all about coffee.... As part of their VET Certificate II in Kitchen Operations(Wee Waa High School) and Certificate II in Hospitality(Narrabri High School) courses, the students are required to complete 'Prepare and Serve Espresso' (a unit of competency), which... Read more

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