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Board Report to the Community

June 15, 2022

The Board would like to update the community on a number of items happening at school.

Snowballs, Woolly Hats & Angels

June 14, 2022

Twizel, and the surrounding areas, was turned into a winter wonderland this week and the Twizel Area School ākonga made the most of it while the snow hung around.

What Parents Need to Know Before Their Child Starts Using Social Media

June 13, 2022

Letting your child have their own social media account is about giving them control of their own online presence. It is essential that they learn how to navigate this at some point in their life. The big question is when.

Koryu Wows Students With Mural

June 9, 2022

Room 13 ākonga have visited the new mural being painted in the Twizel Market Place by international street artist Koryu Aoshima and were amazed by the 33-metre long artwork.

National Area Schools Tournament Raffle

June 9, 2022

Tickets are still available for the National Area Schools Raffle with some spectacular prizes up for grabs. From a spa to a skydive, to bed, breakfast & dinner at The heaps more, with all the money raised helping our selected Area Schools Tournament students to travel & compete at the National Tournament in Whāngarei.

From the Head Students | 9th June 2022

June 9, 2022

Academic and Arts Captain, Lily Brophy, has news from the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival and a few reminders.

Twizel Punches Above It's Weight...Again!

June 8, 2022

Twizel Area School students have, once again, competed with the best of the best at the SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn National Shakespeare Festival in Wellington and proved that our little Area School can be just as successful.

Getting Mindful with Room 7

June 8, 2022

Ākonga in Room 7 have been focusing on spending a little bit of their time during the day to work on their self-regulation. Room 13 introduced them to 'M3 Mindfulness'. The 3 M's stand for Māori stories, mindfulness and movement.

A Note on School Attendance

June 8, 2022

Next week, we will be sending letters out to families whose learners are becoming ‘at risk’ because of low attendance.

The Art of Teaching Kids Responsibility

June 7, 2022

How can parents meet the needs of their kids, while at the same time teaching them responsibility so that down the track they can ‘fly the nest’ as competent young adults, capable of meeting their own needs?

The Boot Camp Community Helpers

June 2, 2022

For the past three weeks Team Bootcampers have been busy in the community stacking wood for anyone who needs a hand.

From the Head Students | 2nd June 2022

June 2, 2022

Head Student Louie Skinner has news about the Sheilah Winn competition in Wellington and the National Area Schools Tournament.

There is a Murderer (or six) Among Us

June 1, 2022

M1 and M2 ākonga have finished creating their videos! These videos show the procedure that police follow when a crime as been committed, and has taught students some cool new digital skills.

Coding with Microbits

June 1, 2022

Ākonga in M2 are currently working on a unit coding Microbits. Microbits are pocket-sized computers that help introduce students to how software and hardware work together.

Monique and the YES program

June 1, 2022

We are proud to announce Monique as not only Twizel Area School's first Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) representative, but the sole entry from TAS this year.

SGCNZ Wellington Trip

June 1, 2022

We are on the countdown to Wellington! When you read this, we will be on our way. Excitement is mounting!

Star Students | Week 4

June 1, 2022

Congratulations to our Star Students from last week's Junior Assemblies. They were presented with their award and WAKA Value card.

Social Skills and the Online Teenager

May 30, 2022

During the last year or two, many of us discovered what our children, and especially our teenagers, had known for a long time – technology, and social media in particular, is a great way to stay connected with others and to maintain, and even strengthen, relationships.

SAS Tournament Results 2022

May 26, 2022

Here are all the results from this year's Area Schools Tournament.

From the Head Students | 26th May 2022

May 26, 2022

Sports Captain, James McDonald has news as life at TAS returns to normal after last week's Area Schools Tournament.