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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.

Whānau Āwhina Plunket Online Course

April 7, 2022

Plunket Education in Schools is, once again, offering their online Babysitting Course available for teenagers all over Aotearoa and designed to give high school students the knowledge and skills to babysit children of all ages.

Minecraft & Active Citizenship | Week 2

April 7, 2022

M2 ākonga have continued their learning about Active Citizenship. This week they learned about Fridtjof Nansen who began his career as a scientist and polar explorer.

From the Head Students | 7th April 2022

April 7, 2022

Sports Captain, James McDonald has news on the upcoming Southern Area School Tournament, plus the junior class trips to Lake Ōhau.

Life Cycles with Room 8

April 6, 2022

Room 8 students have been exploring the Life Cycle of a Butterfly, Frogs, and Chickens.

Book Donation for TAS

April 6, 2022

Renee Rowland from The Twizel Bookshop was on hand last week to present Twizel Area School with a donation of $150 worth of books, courtesy of Exisle Publishing in Dunedin.

SGCNZ Shakespeare Competitions

April 5, 2022

Twizel students will again take part in the Aoraki Sheilah Winn Festival kindly hosted by Geraldine High School. The festival is to be held on Friday 8 April.