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Jump Jam Non-Uniform Day

September 21, 2022

The Room 5 & 7 Jump Jammers are holding a Non-Uniform Day next Wednesday, 28th September, to raise money for the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ. Come to school dressed in your brightest colours, ready to do some Jump Jammin!

Twizel Motorcycle Course

September 21, 2022

Do you have your motorcycle license, learner, restricted or full and a road legal motorcycle? Would you be interested in an 8-hour Ride Forever safe riding course? 🏍 The Ride Forever team from Wanaka are keen to run one of their courses in Twizel before Christmas.

Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day

September 20, 2022

Just a reminder that Monday, 26th September is Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day, a day for us to remember and celebrate the late Queen's life. School will be closed so enjoy your long weekend and we will see you all on Tuesday!

Oliver and Friends Clean Up Twizel

September 19, 2022

Room 8 student Oliver Currall gathered his friends and family for a Clean Up event on Saturday last week at the Twizel River. Clean Up Week is part of the Keep New Zealand Beautiful initiative, with Oliver's event being a great success!

Jenga, Chess, Cluedo and More

September 19, 2022

Thank you to everyone who came to our Puzzles and Games Evening last week, it was great to see the school community coming together and we will certainly look forward to hosting another one soon. 🧩

M2 Hurihuri Team Building

September 19, 2022

Our Year 8 team participated in some fun leadership and team-building activities last week. One of the activities undertaken was the rope challenge Hurihuri which included the learning of reef knots.

Room 5 Screen Printing

September 19, 2022

Ākonga in Room 5 have been using their artistic skills, learning how to screen print. Check out their very impressive pieces of artwork...

Parāoa Parai Brings Community Together

September 19, 2022

Friday was Fried Bread | Pāraoa Parai Friday at Twizel Area School. Students joined with teachers and members of our school community to make over 500 portions of fried bread, enjoyed by everyone!

Benefits of Playing Board Games as a Family

September 19, 2022

Board games bring people together and help parents to reclaim family time. Through games, parents can create an irresistible offline world that will restore balance, deepen relationships, develop transferable skills and create shared, long-lasting memories.

Junior Assembly | 9th September 2022

September 15, 2022

Ka pai to everyone who showed off their amazing work at last week's Junior Assembly and for the awesome mahi you show, displaying your WAKA values.🤩

Do You Need Portal or App Guidance?

September 15, 2022

Do you need help logging into the School Portal or SchoolBridge app? Are you unsure how to work the SchoolBridge features? Would you like some one-to-one guidance? If the answer is yes, help is at hand...

M1 and M2 Students visit Skyscape

September 15, 2022

Last week, M1 and M2 ākonga visited Skyscape as part of their learning about power. They learned how they are able to make their own power from their hydro dam. 🔋 💡

Nexis Starts Gateway Placement

September 15, 2022

At Twizel Area School we are very grateful for the Gateway opportunities for our students! The purpose is to provide actual workplace experience that will develop a clear understanding of the knowledge and skills required for future employment.

Home and School Social Gathering

September 15, 2022

The Home and School Committee are looking for interested parents to join our team. 🏫 On Wednesday evening there is a social gathering at the MOW Bar from 7-8.30 pm for you to find out what Home and School do and how you can help.

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Treasure Hunt

September 15, 2022

Classes enjoyed a Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Treasure Hunt on Taonga | Tuesday, with the aim for ākonga to learn some new words and a Whakataukī.

House Waiata Competition

September 15, 2022

As part of Te wiki o te reo Māori, we held a House Waiata Competition yesterday afternoon. Everything fell into place and the Twizel Area School ākonga pulled off an amazing event. Ka pai!

Oliver Cleans Up Twizel!

September 15, 2022

Next week is Clean Up Week and Room 8 student Oliver Currall has decided to organise his very own Clean Up Event focusing on areas around the Twizel River, Ruataniwha and the land opposite the main entrance. Meet at 10 am this Saturday at the Nuns Veil entrance of the Twizel River to help Oliver make Twizel a little cleaner for everyone!

Akaroa History Trip

September 15, 2022

Last week Lilly Brophy and Diego Santiago went to Akaroa to take part in an opportunity to meet their peers from around Te Waipounamu and to learn about many historical events that took place in Akaroa.

Parakuihi Club Continues to be a Success!

September 14, 2022

What a fabulous term for Parakuihi | Breakfast Club! Thank you to all of those who attend each week and help out, especially our fabulous Milo cooks! ☕️

Letter from the Ministry to the BoT

September 14, 2022

A letter from Minister Tinetti to the Board of Trustees regarding COVID.