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by Bernadette Shaw - Friday, 19 September 2014, 2:34 PM

We are having our annual Dance Showcase in the Aurora Centre at 7:00pm on Tuesday 23 September (last week of term 3). Entry is a gold coin donation. Come and enjoy a great night of performances!

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by Nigel Roberts - Friday, 19 September 2014, 12:37 PM

Come to COWLES STADIUM this weekend and support our Senior Boys and Senior Girls Basketball Teams as they compete for their respective Canterbury Basketball Association U20 Grade Championship Titles. 
The Girls take on University of Canterbury A at 12.30 pm, followed by the Boys, who plan to unleash the Mantipus on Christchurch Boys' High School at 2.15 pm. 
Lets get behind our teams and help them bring those titles home!

(Edited by Marinda van Vuuren - original submission Thursday, 18 September 2014, 7:42 PM)

(Edited by Marinda van Vuuren - original submission Friday, 19 September 2014, 9:01 AM)

(Edited by Marinda van Vuuren - original submission Friday, 19 September 2014, 9:02 AM)

(Edited by Marinda van Vuuren - original submission Friday, 19 September 2014, 9:02 AM)

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Prime Minister Twitter Feed feature!
by John Creighton - Thursday, 18 September 2014, 9:55 PM

Burnside features on the Prime Ministers Twitter feed. Congratulations to the Robotics Group.


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National City and Guilds Secondary Schools Culinary Competition
by John Creighton - Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 1:44 PM

Congratulations to Kimberly McLeod and Sharon Cao for winning the bronze medal at the prestigious and highly competitive National City and Guilds Secondary Schools Culinary Competition, in Auckland on Friday 12 September . Their Trio of Leek entree was identified as the 'dish of the competition'.

(Edited by Bernadette Shaw - original submission Monday, 15 September 2014, 11:38 AM)

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Self-Harm Forum - Tuesday 23 September, Latnam House, 449 Colombo Street
by Marinda van Vuuren - Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:40 AM

Self Harm Forum

For more information feel free to call 366 8288 or email

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National Robocup in Dunedin
by John Creighton - Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:46 AM
Ata mārie
5 Burnside High School students participated in the National Robocup in Dunedin on Saturday and came second overall. This is a great result as they were up against the winners of the regional competitions from around New Zealand
The team that went was Dylan Day, Ocey Huatana, Emma Fitzgerald, Niko Tainui and Jake Woods.
Also involved but unable to come to come to Dunedin were: Micah Heath, Ash Woodford Clifford, Michelle Tapp and Hannah Mitchell McQueen
Special thanks to:
Anna James who was kind enough to record a karanga for us, Vanessa Sandes who let the students use her supplies and gave guidance with some of the tricky art work. Anna White and Paul Hogan for help with the whare and John Creighton and Sandra for all their support with this project

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by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:44 AM

Please be aware that due to the time table changing over the senior exam period the uniform shop will be open on Monday 15th September at 11.45 to 12.45.  It will change back to 1.00 to 2.00 on Monday 22nd September.

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Firefighter vist
by John Creighton - Sunday, 14 September 2014, 7:42 PM


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Footprint Mapping
by John Creighton - Sunday, 14 September 2014, 7:41 PM

Footprint Mapping

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Special discounted tickets to schools for Breakers Basketball Tickets - Tuesday 30 September
by Marinda van Vuuren - Friday, 12 September 2014, 2:30 PM

Sky City Breakers

Schools have been offered special discounted prices for the Sky City Breakers v Sydney Kings Basketball Game on Tuesday 30 September, 7.30 pm, at Horncastle Arena - Adult $28, Student (High School or University) $20, Child $15.

This offer will run for only four days - closing at 4.00 pm on Wednesday 17 September with tickets being delivered on Friday 19 September.

If you would like to purchase tickets, please contact Greg Shackell direct at Promo Sports Marketing and Management Ltd, email - or telephone - 0278 626 384.