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Principal Update – School Review

Dear Parents and Caregivers As per the connect notice sent out on February 9, 2018 regarding the School Review, we would like to update you all of a few changes that were communicated at the briefings held last week by Rod Lowther (Director- Schools Expert Review Group (ERG)) and Jo Harris (A/Regional Executive Director- Pilbara) […]

Hedland SHS – Schools Review Report

Dear Parents, Guardians and Carers Rod Lowther (Director- Schools Expert Review Group (ERG)) and Jo Harris (A/Regional Executive Director- Pilbara) attended Hedland Senior High School this week to communicate findings from the review into the school’s relationships that took place by the ERG in October 2017. They met with staff and parents who had been involved as part […]

P&C AGM – Save the Date Wed 14 March 2018

Dear Parents and Caregivers The P&C will be holding an Annual General Meeting Wednesday 14 March 2018.  The AGM will commence at 6:00pm in the Administration Building Conference Room, Hedland SHS (78, Hamilton Road). The P&C Committee is looking for new volunteers for 2018 and we have attached a flyer below with further details.  Bring your ideas and energy to […]

School Cyclone Information

Dear Parents, Guardians, Carers and Students Please find below Hedland Senior High School’s Cyclone information. All Year 7 Students will be issued with a hard copy of this Cyclone information, as we are aware not all Year 7 parents have their Connect links set up at present.  A Flyer can also be downloaded from the […]

FREE Certificate in Basic Food Handling

Dear Parents, Carers and Students Hedland Senior High School would like to extend an amazing opportunity for Years 10, 11 and 12’s to obtain a nationally recognised certificate in Basic Food Handling.  This certificate is FREE and looks great in your resume. The certificate is highly sought after by employers and helps with getting a job in […]

Year 8 School Based Immunisation Program

Dear Parents, Guardians and Carers Please be advised that the Year 8 Immunisation Program will take place at the school on Tuesday 27 March 2018 in the nurse’s office, Health and Wellbeing. The Department of Health is offering parents of students in year 8 the opportunity to have their child vaccinated against pertussis (whooping cough), […]

LEAP 2018 Applications Open

Dear Parents, Guardians and Carers, A second round of LEAP Applications is now open for the 2018 LEAP Program. All Students interested in applying can either collect an application pack from school administration or download the forms from the school website (see below).  Those students who applied in Term 4 2017 and who were accepted […]

Welcome Back 2018

The staff at Hedland Senior High School wish to extend a very warm welcome to all of our new and returning students for the 2018 academic year. We are looking forward to an exciting and promising year supporting our students to be successful in all of their endeavours. During our school development days, teaching and […]

WELCOME BBQ – All New Hedland Senior High School Student Families & Year 7 Families

We would like to invite all new Hedland Senior High School Student Families and Year 7 families to attend our WELCOME BBQ on Friday 9th February, 5.30-7.00pm.  This is a friendly and informal gathering offering the occasion to meet students’ teachers, members of the Executive Leadership Team and the School Board.  You’ll also have the opportunity to learn more […]

Year 11/12 Subject Changes

Year 11/12 Subject Changes If any Year 11/12 student wishes to change their course selection, they must do so by Friday 9th February, 2018. Students are asked to come and see Ms Tracey, or Ms Parker and ensure that they have brought a letter, signed by their parents/caregivers, outlining the changes they would like to […]

Letter from Principal December 2017

Dear Parents, Guardians and Carers I would like to thank you for your support and contributions to our school community in 2017. As a school community, we have achieved some great successes and have been able to celebrate this together.  After all, the success of students in our school relies on the partnership that exists […]

HSHS IPS Public Board Meeting Q&A’s

Dear Parents and Carers As you are aware the School Board held their Annual Public Meeting on November 30, 2017 in the school library. The School Community were asked to submit any questions they would like answered at the Public Board Meeting and were given the opportunity to provide these in the lead up to […]

HSHS Graduate appointed to the inaugural Ministerial Youth Advisory Council

Treasure Vailala has been appointed to the inaugural Ministerial Youth Advisory Council after being recognised for her outstanding achievements in youth work. Treasure was chosen as one of 16 young people from WA to join the new council and represent the State’s youth. Many congratulations Treasure!!!   See full story below:  

Important information for your attention

Dear parents and carers I am writing to inform you that our principal Kelly Summers has elected to leave her position at Hedland Senior High School for personal reasons. Until a new principal is permanently appointed, deputy principal Avneil Swami has agreed to act in the role. I am confident that the remainder of the […]

*Updated Technical Information* – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Dear Parents and Carers,   This notice relates to the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. While investigating the problems associated with using Windows: Pro edition, or Windows: Home edition, we have determined that Windows 10: Home edition will be able to access the school wifi.   Past communication stated that only the Pro edition of Windows […]

End of Year Awards Assembly for Students Years 7 – 11

Dear Parents, Carers and Students Just a reminder that our end of Year Awards Assembly for students in Years 7 – 11 will be taking place this week. All Parents and Carers are welcome to attend the event, details are below:  When:     Friday 8 December 2017 @ 11.15am (to be seated by 11.10am latest) Where:    Gym – […]

Change of School Calendar date – Last day for Year 10 and 11 Students 2017

Dear Parents, Carers and Students Please be advised there has been a change in the school calendar for the last day at school for Year 10 and 11 Students this year. The last day for Year 10’s and 11’s will be Friday 8 December 2017. Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact […]

Immunisations Year 8 Students Tuesday 5 December 2018

Dear parents/carers, Please be advised that next Tuesday  5th December the nurses from WA Community Health Service will visit and  Year 8 students will have the last of their vaccines for the year. Only students with signed consent forms (we have these from earlier in the year) will receive needles. The nurses will be in […]

2018 Student Numbers

Dear Parents and Carers Moving in to 2018, we are asking families  to please contact the school administration if your child(ren) are NOT returning to Hedland Senior High school in 2018. In preparation for the 2018 school year we are trying to consolidate projections for our student numbers. Please email or call 9172 8000. Your support in […]

Notice – Aerosol Deodorants

Dear Parents and Carers, Please note that aerosol deodorants are prohibited at HSHS. When aerosols are breathed in, they can have a significant immune response in students, especially those who are asthmatic. For some, aerosols can cause a very serious life-threatening anaphylactic reaction. We encourage the use of roll on deodorants at our school to […]