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Furry Friends Come to School

June 27, 2024

Room 9 students celebrated Pet Day yesterday, where everyone could bring an animal from home. The class has been focusing on persuasive writing, and each student wrote a letter to Mrs. Staniford requesting a Pet Day.

From the Head Students | 27th June 2024

June 27, 2024

Deputy Head Student Ella Ferguson wraps up the last couple of weeks and looks forward to the end of, what's been, a jam-packed term.

M4 Meridian Hydro Day

June 26, 2024

Our Year 10 students were lucky enough to have the opportunity to spend a day with Meridian at the Ōhau A Power Station to get a taste of what career options are available in the Energy sector. ⚡️

Sharing with Seesaw

June 26, 2024

Room 6 ākonga have been learning to use a variety of tools on Seesaw and how to log on and off by themselves using their individual QR Codes.

Room 7 Explores the Meaning of Matariki

June 26, 2024

The students of Room 7 have been deeply engaged in learning about Matariki, the Māori New Year. This exploration has involved understanding the significance of each star (whetū) in the Matariki cluster, known as the Pleiades in English.

Seussical Jr. Wows Audiences

June 25, 2024

Last week, Twizel Area School enchanted audiences with its production of Seussical Jr. The show, staged over four nights, brought the magical world of Dr. Seuss to life through our students' vibrant portrayals of beloved characters. 🎭

Cross Country Season Starts

June 24, 2024

As we look forward to Term Three, it's Cross Country season. 🏃🏃🏼‍♂️ Check out the details for upcoming events and more!

Matariki Weekend 2024

June 24, 2024

Just a reminder that tomorrow, we celebrate Matariki for 2024., meaning that school will be closed. Enjoy your long weekend and we will see you all back at school on Monday.

Aoraki Champs Bring Out the Best

June 24, 2024

Over the past couple of weeks, TAS students have travelled to Timaru to take part in the Aoraki Basketball and Netball tournaments, both ending with fantastic results!

Examination Centre Manager Vacancy

June 24, 2024

Twizel Area School is seeking an Examination Centre Manager (ECM) to run the NCEA and NZ Scholarship examinations for 2024.

Photo Day

June 24, 2024

This year's school photos will be taken on Tuesday next week, 2nd July. All the information you require can be found here.

Perceptual Motor Program in the Junior School

June 13, 2024

Room 5 and 6 have begun to integrate Perceptual Motor Programs (PMP) into their everyday schooling, providing young akonga with a comprehensive approach to development. By nurturing sensory and motor skills, PMP enhances coordination and cognitive abilities, bolstering academic readiness.

Cam and Room 4 Dodgeball

June 13, 2024

Year 12 Student Cam Smith has recently made a great impact on his younger peers through the Gateway program, where he mentors them in the essential skills of teamwork and the game of Dodgeball. 🏐

From the Head Students | 13th June 2024

June 13, 2024

Head Student Ralph Henderson looks forward to next week's School Production of Seussical Jr. and the fundraising events for the upcoming National Area Schools Tournament in Te Awamutu.

What's Happening in the Foods Room?

June 13, 2024

Students taking Senior Foods this year have been busy learning new skills and improving their cooking knowledge, producing some fantastic items. 🥗🍕🍝

Health Consultation 2024

June 4, 2024

Please read the information attached, regarding the 2024 Health Consultation. An integral part of the consultation process is the opportunity for parents/caregivers to comment on the Health programme and provide feedback. You can do this via the accompanying survey.

From the Head Students | 30th May 2024

May 30, 2024

Student Leader Jack McLellan wraps up a busy few weeks with the SAS Tournament and Pink Shirt Day as the highlights.

Finn and the Royal Astronomical Society

May 29, 2024

Last weekend, Head Student Finn McKinley was recently lucky enough to be selected from close to 100 applicants to be a part of ten Year 12 and 13 students who attended the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand’s yearly conference in Nelson as part of the Students With A Passion for Astronomy (SWAPA) program.

Team Building with Marshmallows

May 28, 2024

Room 13 students have been doing a series of team building activities. Last Tuesday the students had to build the tallest stable tower from marshmallows and kebab sticks! 🍡

Fun and Informative Maths Evening for Whānau

May 27, 2024

On Thursday evening, we welcomed Emily Pearce from Massey University who spoke to Year 1 to 8 whānau about Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities (DMIC).