Student Elect on the Board of Trustees is an important role open to all current Wainuiomata High School students. Elections are held annually in September.
Wednesday 21 August - Nominations Open. Forms available at Student Services and at the Office, or download below.
Friday 13 September – 12:00 noon - Nominations Close. Forms must be placed in the locked box in Student Services.
Thursday 19 September - Candidates speak at Full School Assembly in Gymnasium (Manaaki Time – Period 2).
Thursday 19 September - Student voting (Years 9-12 only) during Period 3 only (class teachers to supervise).
Monday 23 September - Student Elect takes office . Outgoing and incoming Student Elect attend BOT meeting Monday 23 September (last meeting for outgoing Student Elect).
Elected Parent Representatives - Keri Coleman, Rebecca George, Helen Leala, Poropiti Rangitaawa and Annie Roberts
Co-opted Parent Representative - Lynda Koia
Staff Representative - Cherie Holmes
Student Elect - Timothy Heremaia-Waru
Tumuaki - Janette Melrose
Board Secretary - Hayley Lawrence
Here are five AMAZING initiatives from our Board of Trustees for 2019:
1. Junior stationery provided!
2. $5 to register for sports!
3. 230 extra laptops and computers!
4. Paying for an extra teacher!
5. Buying 15 iPads for Junior courses!
School trustees have a very important role in making sure every child at the school can reach their highest possible standard in educational achievement. If you want to know more about what trustees do, view here.
Here are some of the things they do:
Work with the Tumuaki and consult with staff, students and the community
Set the educational goals and strategic direction of the school
Monitor progress and inform parents on how the school is progressing against its annual targets and on the development of the students
Decide how the school's funding will be spent
Select the school's principal and support the development of all staff
Ensure the school is a physically and emotionally safe place for all students and staff, and is inclusive of and caters for students with differing needs
Oversee the management of staff, property, finances, curriculum and administration.