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Rocket League

May 11, 2022

The Middle School Gaming Option students took part in an e-sports tournament, part of the Rocket League, last weekend in Invercargill. Read Indie and Isabella's thoughts on their experience, plus where our teams placed in the tournament.

Measurement | Room 8

May 11, 2022

Room 8 ākonga have been looking at measurement and using a variety of things to measure the inside of a pretend chilly bin. The students had to work out how many would fit into each box and explain their working out.

Junior School Reading & Writing

May 11, 2022

The start of Term 2 has seen some awesome work coming from classes, and individual students, within the Junior School. Their TAS Value of Awhinataka has been clear to see!

NZ Sign Language Week

May 11, 2022

Did you know that New Zealand has 3 official languages? Ākonga in Room 7 have been learning Sign Language and showing their TAS value of Whānaukataka with our national anthem.

Junior Assembly is Back!

May 11, 2022

After all the covid restrictions over the last few months, Junior Assembly is back!

Who Dunnit?

May 11, 2022

Ākonga from M1 & M2 have donned their Sherlock Holmes hats this week to learn what forensic scientists do when they arrive at a crime scene.

Pink Shirt Day and what we can all do about it

May 11, 2022

How pink shirts can help eliminate bullying and make the world a better place for everyone.

Are You a Grumpy Monkey?

May 5, 2022

New Library books, reviews and a reminder of the Community Library Hours.

Physics, Maths & Pins

May 5, 2022

The Year 11 Physics students were tasked with solving the problem of carrying out a practical investigation that leads to a linear mathematical relationship! 🤔

Stuck on a Desert Island

May 5, 2022

Ākonga in M3 have been shipwrecked on an island somewhere unknown!

Wainui Leadership Camp

May 5, 2022

Leadership camp is a great opportunity offered to help students gain an understanding of what leadership means. It took place during the recent holiday and involved a week long trip to Wainui in the Akaroa harbour.

From the Head Students | 5th May 2022

May 5, 2022

Head Student Louie Skinner has some updates from around the school to share, including Area Schools Tournament and Pink Shirt Day.

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.