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Lily & Louie Receive Area School Awards

August 24, 2022

Lily Brophy and Louie Skinner were both acknowledged for their all-round performance with Student Awards at last week's Area Schools Conference. They received their awards at an assembly in front of Year 7-13 students, this week.

Netballs, Tutus and a Well Earned Prize!

August 24, 2022

This week saw the Year 7/8 netballers take part in the Netty Festival at Dunedin's Edgar Centre. It was a great day with a lot of fun to be had and an extra special prize at the end!

Junior Assembly Welcomes Back Whānau

August 24, 2022

Last week we welcomed back whānau members to our weekly Junior Assembly that will once again be held in the theatre at the Community Centre. We look forward to seeing you there!

Room 5 Mōkihi Research

August 24, 2022

Ākonga from Room 5 have this week been researching Taieke Pukurakau who lived most of his life on the Waitaki. He used mōkihi to travel the Waitaki and the students have been researching and answering the questions about mōkihi.

PJ Day at TAS

August 24, 2022

Yesterday was PJ Day at Twizel Area School, all in aid of raising money for Monique's Young Enterprise Scheme Gold Tiki project. It was awesome to see the TAS whānau supporting a fabulous fundraiser and the perfect excuse to wear your PJs all day!

Leaving School | Issue 24

August 24, 2022

The latest issue of Leaving School is now available, a free guide to the study and career options for high school students in Years 12 & 13. Click the link to view and download.

Circular Motion with Year 12 Physics

August 24, 2022

How do you swing a cup of water and not get wet (well, nearly)? What is the science behind circular motion? This week the Year 12 Physics class were finding out.

The Smart Way to Talk to Teachers

August 24, 2022

Is your child struggling at school? Do you just want to assess their standing and check-in? Talking to your child's teacher isn't just beneficial; it's essential.

Room 5 Dodge the Showers at Tekapo

August 19, 2022

Room 5 ākonga made it to Tekapo Springs for their ice skating day on Tuesday, although they still had to dodge a few rain showers. Ms McAuley said, "we only got rained on for 20 minutes"! Room 8 were also at Tekapo this week for their rescheduled trip. ❄️ ⛸ 🥶

All Smiles on Cross Country Day

August 19, 2022

On Tuesday approximately 70 Year 1-8 students, along with their support crew of parents and teachers, attended the Waitaki Valley Cross Country at the Sales Yards at Omarama Station. All students ran extremely well and were incredible ambassadors for our school.

Netball Season Ends on a High

August 19, 2022

The Twizel Junior netball teams wrapped up their their season last weekend, while the Senior team heads to finals. It's been a great year and a relief to have a full season, especially after 2021!

How to Contact Twizel Area School

August 18, 2022

Contacting us at Twizel Area School has never been easier; with many different ways to contact us and to keep up-to-date with events happening around school.

Mackenzie Schools Ski Race Day 2022

August 17, 2022

Once again Twizel Junior Snow Club has been invited to compete at the Mackenzie Ski Race Day, on Thursday 1st September at Roundhill Ski Field. This event will replace Junior Ski Club on that day.

Te Haunui Tuna | A Korero With M1

August 17, 2022

This week, M1 students were lucky enough to have a korero via Zoom with Te Haunui Tuna from Ngai Tūhoe. His journey in art and illustration began when he was just three years old and he went on to graduate from Te Kuratini o Waikato with a Bachelor in Media Arts. Truly inspiring!

M4 Debate the Internet Curse!

August 17, 2022

Ākonga in M4 has been researching and preparing debates over the last few weeks as part of their 'social dilemmas' unit. The moot for this particular debate was: 'The Internet is a Curse'.

M1 Get Creative with Stop Motion

August 17, 2022

M1 ākonga have been learning some new technology skills this week! They used their iPads to create Stop Motion movies to explain scientific terms they have been learning in class. 🎥 🧑‍🔬

Star Students, Junior Art and Teachers Too!

August 17, 2022

Last week‘s Junior Assembly was the final week before we are welcoming parents back, we can’t wait to see you at the Community Centre! Ka pai to all our learners who showed off their awesome work and to the teachers too!

Room 8 Stomp to the Music

August 17, 2022

Room 8 students have been exploring 'Stomp', a well-known group who love to make rhythm using all kinds of unusual, often household, items eg brooms, plungers, matches, and newspapers.

Aoraki Snow Sports is Back!

August 17, 2022

After a 2 year hiatus, the 2022 Aoraki Secondary Schools Skiing and Snowboard Championships were held this week at Mount Dobson.

Attitude Presentations for Years 7-13

August 17, 2022

Ākonga from Year 7-13 attended Attitude presentations on Wednesday, covering subjects encompassing all aspects of total wellbeing.