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Kaydin goes to the Globe!

May 4, 2022

A huge congratulations goes to former TAS student Kaydin Ryan, who has been selected to travel to London to be part of the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand Young Shakespeare Company!

SAS Tournament Billeting

May 3, 2022

The Southern Area Schools (SAS) Tournament is fast approaching, information including billeting details can be found here.

UC Info Evening South Canterbury

May 2, 2022

For students who are looking to study at the University of Canterbury either next year or in the future, there is an Info Evening being held in Timaru on Thursday 12th May at 6 pm.

Kura Koha | Donations

May 2, 2022

Twizel Area School donations can now be paid, either by cash, eftpos, or internet banking.

A serious look at fun: What does ‘fun’ in youth sport really mean?

May 2, 2022

When it comes to knowing what fun is, what it looks like, how it might differ from person to person – do we actually know what it means?

Positive Tips for Returning to School

April 29, 2022

Here are some tips for parents with students returning to school if you’ve been away or isolating towards the end of Term 1.

A Letter from the Ministry of Education

April 29, 2022

A letter to parents and whānau from the Ministry of Education regarding the new Orange Traffic Light setting.

Visual Pepeha | Room 13

April 7, 2022

Ākonga from Room 13 have been creating their very own visual pepeha.

Whānau Āwhina Plunket Online Course

April 7, 2022

Plunket Education in Schools is, once again, offering their online Babysitting Course available for teenagers all over Aotearoa and designed to give high school students the knowledge and skills to babysit children of all ages.

Minecraft & Active Citizenship | Week 2

April 7, 2022

M2 ākonga have continued their learning about Active Citizenship. This week they learned about Fridtjof Nansen who began his career as a scientist and polar explorer.

From the Head Students | 7th April 2022

April 7, 2022

Sports Captain, James McDonald has news on the upcoming Southern Area School Tournament, plus the junior class trips to Lake Ōhau.

Life Cycles with Room 8

April 6, 2022

Room 8 students have been exploring the Life Cycle of a Butterfly, Frogs, and Chickens.

Book Donation for TAS

April 6, 2022

Renee Rowland from The Twizel Bookshop was on hand last week to present Twizel Area School with a donation of $150 worth of books, courtesy of Exisle Publishing in Dunedin.

SGCNZ Shakespeare Competitions

April 5, 2022

Twizel students will again take part in the Aoraki Sheilah Winn Festival kindly hosted by Geraldine High School. The festival is to be held on Friday 8 April.

The Playful Mind - Introductory Course

April 5, 2022

Struggling a bit at the moment? This is a 10 week programme centred on the health, wellbeing, and resilience-building of learners from Year 8 - 11.

Junior Trip to Lake Ōhau

April 5, 2022

This week we started the junior school field trips to Te Maiharoa pou. This is a taonga of the region and one that represents more than we think.

School Sports Field Usage

April 5, 2022

Sport Twizel has created a short survey so they can collect data about community use of the Twizel Area School sports field.

Five questions sport parents should ask themselves!

April 4, 2022

With the start of another sports season just around the corner, it’s a great time for parents to equip themselves with the skills and knowledge that will provide their child (and themselves) with a positive experience this winter.

From the Head Students | 31st March 2022

March 31, 2022

Head Student Louie Skinner has some updates from around the school to share, including Sheilah Winn and the Junior School class trips to Lake Ōhau.

Looking Ahead to SAS

March 30, 2022

Are you able to host students from the other Southern Area Schools during the tournament period? Here is a quick survey to establish the number of students you'll be able to billet - your support is greatly appreciated!