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TAS Welcomes Kip the Dog

November 16, 2023

Students in Rooms 9 and 13 welcomed Cody Thyne and Kip from DoC last week to learn about Dog Safety and Wildlife Protection.🐕

Junior Swimming | Term 4

November 15, 2023

Junior swimming has started, so please remember your togs! You can find the timetable for the rest of the term here ⬇️

Juniors Shine at Year 1-3 Athletics

November 9, 2023

On Friday, our Year 1-3 students went down the valley to Upper Waitaki School to participate in an awesome athletic skills day. Students got to participate in a range of activities...I have heard the obstacle course was a favourite!

TAS Holds Adapted Upper Waitaki Athletics

November 8, 2023

Last Wednesday, we held an adapted version of Upper Waitaki Athletics after the weather prevented the event from happening the week before. It was great to see all our TAS students trying their hardest. 👍

Room 9 & 13 | Native NZ Birds

November 8, 2023

Students in Rooms 9 and 13 have been immersing themselves in the fascinating world of New Zealand's native bird species and their survival challenges. 🦅 Some of these remarkable birds are on the brink of endangerment.

Farewell to Denise

November 8, 2023

After 30 years, this week we say goodbye to one of our longest serving teachers, Denise Arkless. Thank you, Denise, for your years of service and inspiration!

Junior Assembly | Week 4

November 2, 2023

Ka pai to everyone who showed off their amazing work at this week's Junior Assembly and for the awesome mahi you show, displaying your WAKA values.🤩

Athletics Goes Ahead After Cold Snap

November 2, 2023

With the unexpected cold snap on Friday, we had to reschedule and create an adapted Athletics for Year 4-8 students.

From the Head Students | 2nd November 2023

November 2, 2023

Head Student Billy has a reminder about this week's Junior Athletics in Kurow and the start of next week's NCEA exams for our senior students.

Room 8 Fire Station Visit

November 1, 2023

Room 8 students visited the Twizel Fire Station last week as a "thank you" for the cards they wrote after the recent fire at Pukaki. This was instigated by Cruz, who thought we needed to thank them for all the work they had done. 🙏

Ghosts, Ghouls, and Dinosaurs!

November 1, 2023

This Monday was Dress-Up Day at Twizel Area School today, with ghosts, ghouls, superheroes, and even a dinosaur roaming the hallways! 🦖 👻

TAS Joins Mackenzie College for SISS Rugby 7s

October 30, 2023

Ralph Henderson, Dave White, and Orlando Narruhn helped Mackenzie College to second place in the South Island Secondary School Championships for Boys Under-16 Rugby 7s, this weekend in Fairlie!

M1 Students Reflect on their Camp

October 26, 2023

Last week, our M1 Year 7 class had an adventure-filled week; read some of their writing and reflections on their week around Temple Valley and Aoraki Mount Cook.

From the Head Students | 26th October 2023

October 26, 2023

Head Student Monique has a reminder about next week's Dress-Up Day, as well as some thanks to those who participated in last week's Fun Run and Movie Day.

Student Talent on Show at Arts in Action Week

October 25, 2023

Arts in Action has officially kicked off, and this year's theme is all about wearable art. This exciting event involves students from all year groups, providing them with a unique opportunity to showcase their creativity in a tangible, personal way.

Sun Shines on Twizel Hard Labour

October 25, 2023

Ka pai to everyone who walked, ran, canoed, and volunteered their way through the Twizel Hard Labour Weekend. As always, the Twizel Area School community was out in force!

Fun Run Brings Everyone Together

October 25, 2023

Last Friday, the Fun Run at Twizel Area School was exciting and energetic. Students, teachers, and the community joined forces to celebrate fitness and participation. Participants of all ages raced through the colour stations, displaying determination and, most importantly, fun!

Touch Rugby Brings Success

October 25, 2023

After bringing Touch Rugby back into school last year we now have a large mixed team of talented players ranging from year 8-13. This season we have entered a Twizel Area School team into the newly formed Twilight Touch comp that is held on Thursday evenings.

Spring has Sprung for Room 9

October 25, 2023

Last week, we were fortunate to receive generous donations from Mel Schuar, Anneke Smit, and Brooke Smith. They contributed gardening equipment and an assortment of seeds to benefit the students in Room 9.

YES South Canterbury Regional Finals

October 19, 2023

The awards for our students keep coming this week. On Tuesday, Finn McKinley and Monique van der Westhuizen travelled to Timaru to attend the South Canterbury YES Regional Finals!