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Level 2 Biology Lung Dissection

March 21, 2024

The Year 12 Biology students are continuing to learn about mammalian body systems. As part of this, they dissected lungs in order to investigate adaptations for gas exchange.

From the Head Students | 21st March 2024

March 21, 2024

Head Student Finn McKinley has news from recent sporting events, plus a look forward to what the Student Executive team has coming up.

Twizel Puts on a Maadi Cup Parade to Remember

March 21, 2024

Twizel Area School had the opportunity to welcome NZ's top Rowers to Te Manahuna for the annual Maadi Cup regatta. Our rowers and Kapa Haka crew led the parade along with the Mayor and walked from the Musterers hut down Ruataniwha Road to Mackenzie Drive and onto our School field with rousing chants and school songs.

Whānau-Kaiako Communication

March 20, 2024

At Twizel Area School, we value open and clear communication between home and school and there are a number of different ways that whānau can communicate with us. It is important caregivers know the correct channels so your questions, queries, and problems can be dealt with accordingly.

Zippy and the Tiger Skin

March 14, 2024

M2 students have been studying animal welfare this term. As part of the topic, they were lucky enough to have Zippy from Vetlife Twizel visit and teach them about tiger poaching. 🐯

Harold Visits TAS

March 14, 2024

Harold and the Life Education team have been at TAS this week, delivering their programme to ākonga in Years 1-8. Lessons have covered subjects including healthy eating, resilience, and kindness.

Party Time With Year 11

March 14, 2024

Level 1 Foods students are starting on a unit around kids' birthday parties and Hauora. They got to brainstorm about their favourite party foods from their childhood, after which they headed to the supermarket to buy the food.

Country High School Athletics

March 13, 2024

Twizel Area School students continued their amazing run of results when a select few competed in the Country High School Athletics Day last week!🏃🏼‍♂️

Lost Property Piles Up Again!

March 13, 2024

Once again, we have an abundance of unnamed Lost Property left at school that needs to be collected. This includes a multitude of sweaters, shirts, and even shoes, hats, and puffer jackets!

Netball Registration 2024

March 12, 2024

All the information you need for the upcoming netball season is here, including registration, teams, fundraising, costs, and more. 🏐

Tallulah Shows Off Her Creation

March 7, 2024

Room 7 students have been studying Under the Sea this term. Tallulah made her Dolphin poster from things found around the school. 🐬

Room 6 Portrait Art

March 7, 2024

At the end of last week, students in Room 6 created monochromatic portraits using felts, crayons, and paint to create their masterpieces. 🎨 🖼️

Upper Waitaki Swimmers Continue Good Form

March 7, 2024

Last Friday, a group of TAS swimmers went to Kurow to participate in the Upper Waitaki Swimming. Some great results mean we will have nine students representing us at the North Otago competition! 🏊

From the Head Students | 7th March 2024

March 7, 2024

Head Student Ralph Henderson wraps up a very busy sporting week and looks forward to the next few weeks of an event packed calendar.

Rowers Dodge the Wind to Claim More Medals

March 6, 2024

Last weekend, Twizel Area School participated in the Secondary Schools South Island Rowing Regatta with schools from the very top of Te Waipounamu to the very bottom competing. 🚣

Harold and the Life Education Bus

March 6, 2024

Harold and the Life Education bus are returning to Twizel Area School, delivering their programme to Year 1-8 ākonga commencing Tuesday 12th March. 🦒

Students Loving Their Pool Time

February 29, 2024

Room 5 and 6 students are loving their swimming time this term. Their increased confidence in the pool is great to see. 🏊‍♂️

Cam Shows Off His Projects

February 29, 2024

Cam has been busy in his construction class with Mr van M this week. 🪚 🧰 He even made time to stop off at the new entrant class to share his work with the younger tamariki!

Junior Wellbeing

February 29, 2024

Wellbeing Friday is off to a great start in the Junior School. This term we are focusing on encouraging the wellbeing of the tamariki by giving them a personal choice in what they would like to do within this time.