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Teacher Only Day | April 28th

April 5, 2023

On Friday, 28th April, all teachers at Twizel Area School will be involved in a Teacher Only Day to complete the necessary training.

Community Celebrates Rowers' Success

April 5, 2023

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate our rowers at the Mihi Whakatau this week. There were a lot of emotions on show with the rowers and coaches speaking of their experiences over the season, followed by community members offering their support.

A Dream Ending to a Great Season

April 5, 2023

Twizel Area School rowers finished their season last weekend with a fantastic showing at the Maadi Cup. We can all be extremely proud of everything they have achieved, the future of rowing in Twizel in definitely in safe hands!🚣‍♀️💚🖤

Workshop Gets Students Jumpin'

April 5, 2023

On Monday, eight students from M1 and Room 5 had the opportunity to attend a 90-minute workshop with Brett Fairweather, AKA Mr Jump Jam, in Timaru.

Room 5 and Peer Mediation

April 4, 2023

Room 5 has started the training to become Peer Mediators. Their first 1-day session has been completed; the second session will be held next term. Once trained, the students will select whether they would like to take on the leadership role of Peer Mediator at intervals and lunchtime.

Portobello Science Trip

March 30, 2023

Ms Arkless and Year 13 student Monique van der Westhuizen joined other schools on the Level 3 Biology Crab Camp last week for 3 days of beautiful scenery, working on the behavioural responses of Half Crabs at the Portobello Marine Studies Centre in Dunedin. 🦀

From the Head Students | 30th March 2023

March 30, 2023

Head and Deputy Students, Monique and Emily, look forward to the final week of term one with a reminder of events yet to come!

Room 9 Show Their Skills

March 30, 2023

Ākonga in Room 9 were showing their maths and art skills this week while making their own 30cm rulers, book marks and labels! 📏 🧮 🎨

Broken Oars, Meeting Olympians, and Team Spirit!

March 30, 2023

Our rowers have all been showing their school values this week while competing in the Maadi Regatta at Lake Karāpiro. From dealing with broken oars to supporting their teammates, and mingling with Olympians!🚣‍♀️ 👏🏅

Ākonga Get Behind Their Team

March 29, 2023

Room 5 ākonga have embraced the Maadi Cup quest that Twizel Area School is on. Whilst they could not attend in person, they have done everything they can to contribute to supporting our team at Lake Karapiro. 🚣‍♀️

M2 Campers Survive the Rain

March 29, 2023

What started with torrential rain and wind, ended with smiles and sunshine as M2 students embraced the outdoors on last week's camp! 🏕️

Uniform Shop Reopening

March 29, 2023

With winter fast approaching there is a great range of uniforms available new and second hand through the uniform shop. Bargains to be had and also a range of puffer jackets to rival macpac! All proceeds to Home and School.

Ryder and the Crusaders

March 29, 2023

Year 4 student Ryder experienced a once-in-a-lifetime event last Friday, after winning the MORE FM 'Live Like a Crusader' competition to be the ball boy for the Crusaders. 🏉

Slippery Friends Visit TAS

March 23, 2023

Twizel Area School had some slippery visitors this week when Wes, Brooklyn, and Kieran from Meridian Energy's Trap and Transfer Programme bought some NZ Long Finn Eels to show and talk about.

Swimmers Make a Statement!

March 23, 2023

Fifteen students represented Twizel Area School at the North Otago Swimming Sports held in Oamaru last week. Our students were joined by other Upper Waitaki schools and we enter as a zone. 🏊‍♀️

From the Head Students | 23rd March 2023

March 23, 2023

Head and Deputy Students, Billy and Fred, look forward to a busy week of sports and science trips as the weather starts to turn colder! 🏐 👩‍🔬 🥶

M3 Camp and the South Temple Hut

March 23, 2023

It was the turn of M3 to go on camp to the South Temple Hut last week. 🏕️ You can read all about it from Year 9 student Jazmine Baikie's perspective, she took some pretty cool photos too!

Yug Claims Otago Tennis Crown

March 23, 2023

Yug Thapa continued on his journey to a career as a tennis player last weekend, winning the 2023 Highgate Partners Otago Junior Tennis Open! 🎾

Aoraki Athletes Compete with the Region's Best

March 23, 2023

Eight students represented Twizel Area School at the Aoraki Athletics held in Ashburton last week. Schools from around the South Canterbury region as well as Waitaki Boys and Girls and St Kevins come together to compete.

From the Head Students | 16th March 2023

March 16, 2023

Head and Deputy Students, Monique and Emily, look forward to a busy couple of weeks, plus a reminder about our Kāhui Ako Jumbo Day tomorrow.