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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!

National Girl Boss Awards

October 19, 2023

Following on from the regional awards, Monique gained entry to the National Awards which were held in Auckland last week.

From the Head Students | 19th October 2023

October 19, 2023

Head Student Billy has some reminders about tomorrow's School Fun Run, Labour Day, and the forthcoming NCEA Exams.

Junior Wellbeing Time Goes Down a Storm

October 19, 2023

This week, the Junior tamariki enjoyed diverse activities, from dog walking, arts and crafts, board games, flower planting, sports, and creation time. Not only does this foster their physical, emotional, and social well-being, but it also allows them to explore their passions and interests.

Celebrating Twizel Area School Alumni

October 17, 2023

We are delighted to have been shared in an article that Meridian has just put up featuring a past student, Pearl Campomanes. Pearl was only with us for two years but in that time she made her mark in our school, being an outstanding online student studying Electrical Engineering and becoming our school Dux.

M3 Market Day, a Huge Success

October 17, 2023

Over the past term M3 was involved in a Market Day Project as part of their Year 9 Social Sciences course. This project enabled students to work in small groups to plan and run a short-term business enterprise. They developed their own stall ideas and worked cooperatively with their group to produce, market and sell their product(s).

Scholarships to Otago University

October 12, 2023

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that three of our Year 13 students have been awarded scholarships to Otago University for 2024.

From the Head Students | 12th October 2023

October 12, 2023

Deputy Head student Emily has some reminders to start the term, including next week's Fun Run and the M1 Camp.

Students Learn About our Endangered Species

October 12, 2023

Students from Rooms 9 and 13 are delving into the fascinating world of endangered species this term, learning about the Kiwi and making some awesome artwork.

Junior School News | Term 4

October 12, 2023

Term 3 news from the Junior School, including hats, WAKA badges, and a change of time for weekly junior assembly.

NCEA Course Selection 2024

October 11, 2023

In preparation for 2024, Year 10, 11 and 12 students returning in 2023 are invited to the NCEA Course Information Evening with their parents/caregivers.