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Sporting Fundraiser Raffle

May 25, 2023

We're excited to announce our upcoming Sporting Raffle, an initiative aimed at raising funds to support various sporting opportunities and to acquire essential equipment for our school sports programmes.๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ…

Don't Get Sucked In Poster Challenge

May 22, 2023

The Donโ€™t Get Sucked In Poster challenge is an art competition for Year 7 โ€“ 13 students organised by the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ.โ€ฏโ€ฏ They are asking young people to design a poster to highlight the risks of vaping to rangatahi.โ€ฏ This competition is an opportunity to learn more about vaping harm and share this information in a creative and impactful way.

Twizel Devils Shine in Timaru

May 18, 2023

The Twizel Devils Yr 5-6 Rippa Team had a fantastic day up in Timaru for the annual Yr 5-6 Rippa Rugby Tournament. Despite the early morning start all members played exceptionally well. ๐Ÿ‰

M4 and the Work Ready Program

May 18, 2023

Students in M4 have been taking part in the Work Ready Program this term, learning about applying for work, workers' rights, and more. This week they went to Top Hut in Twizel to learn about work in the hospitality industry. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ โ˜•๏ธ

From the Head Students | 18th May 2023

May 18, 2023

Head and Deputy Students, Billy and Fred, have updates from Bully-Free Week and last week's Area School Tournament, plus a reminder about the Senior Formal.

Year 11 Pathways Expo

May 18, 2023

The Year 11 students enjoyed a trip to Timaru yesterday to attend the Year 11 Pathways Expo. The Pathways Expo is about bringing together businesses and organisations from around the area and giving students the chance to learn about possible career pathways within that organisation.

Room 8 Blast Off!

May 18, 2023

Room 8 students have been demonstrating their WAKA values through many activities and also working through the Kindness Bingo, culminating in a reward on Friday.

Twizel Snow Club AGM

May 17, 2023

Twizel Snow Club would like to invite caregivers and whฤnau members to its AGM for the 2023 season. ๐ŸŽฟ ๐Ÿ‚ โ›ท๏ธ

Whฤnau-Kaiako Communication

May 16, 2023

At Twizel Area School, we value open and clear communication between home and school and there are a number of different ways that whฤnau can communicate with us. It is important caregivers know the correct channels so your questions, queries, and problems can be dealt with accordingly.

Southern Area Schools Tournament 2023

May 16, 2023

The Southern Area Schools Tournament was a whirlwind event that took place last week at Lawrance Area School. A total of 30 athletes representing our school travelled down to Lawrance to participate in the thrilling three-day tournament, filled with a variety of sports.

Boy From Gorge River

May 16, 2023

Twizel Area School welcomed Chris Long, author of The Boy from Gorge River last week. He talked to students in Years 3-9 about his book, life, and travels.

M3 are off the Richter Scale!

May 16, 2023

In the past week, students in M3 had the opportunity to engage in a hands-on learning experience focused on understanding forces acting on objects. This was achieved through a combination of trial and error, group work, and collaboration. Utilizing their collective creativity and intuitive thinking, the students embarked on designing and testing various structural ideas.๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ

Mid-Year Conferences

May 16, 2023

Parent-Teacher Conferences are a chance to celebrate the achievements of your tamariki and rangitahi with their home room teacher/mentor. You can book your appointment slots through the SchoolBridge App and the web portal.

Have You Seen the Mackenzie Panther?

May 11, 2023

The Middle School Journalism Option class have been researching the infamous Mackenzie Panther, have you seen it?๐Ÿˆโ€โฌ›

From the Head Students | 11th May 2023

May 11, 2023

Deputy Head Student Emily Schaar has some sporting updates, plus a reminder about the Senior Formal including where to buy your tickets.

Bully Free Week 2023

May 11, 2023

There are lots of activities planned for Bully Free Week, culminating in Pink Shirt Day, next Friday. Check out the plan for the week!

Seniors Get a Taste of Dunedin Tertiary

May 10, 2023

It was a great trip down to Dunedin for interested Year 13 students to visit the University and Polytech, this week. ๐ŸŽ“

Room 8 Fractions

May 10, 2023

ฤ€konga in Room 8 have been learning about fractions this week, using words, numbers and pictures to show their understanding. ๐Ÿงฎ

Lights, Camera, Action

May 10, 2023

Room 5 students have been working on a project centred around the theme of "Do the right thing!" The project is focused on utilising information and communication technology (ICT) and is designed as a challenge for the students across the Junior and Middle School classes.๐ŸŽฅ

Junior School News | Term 2

May 9, 2023

Term 2 news from the Junior School, including reminders about toys, assemblies, and contacting teachers.