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SUMMER UNIFORM
by Marinda van Vuuren - Friday, 23 September 2016, 3:48 PM
 

At the start of Term 4, Monday 10 October, students will be required to be in full Summer Uniform.

For uniform requirements please click on this link

The PTA Uniform Shop is open on Tuesday 11 October from 2.45 - 4.00 pm in A Block.



 
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2016 SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE
by Bernadette Shaw - Thursday, 22 September 2016, 8:55 AM
 


 
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UNIFORM SHOP
by Bernadette Shaw - Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 12:45 PM
 

The school Uniform Shop will be open on Tuesday 11 October from 2.45pm - 4pm to purchase uniform.  There is a good selection of new and second hand items.

If you have any current school uniform that you want the PTA to sell on your behalf, please bring it to the main reception.




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LIBRARY EVENTS
by Bernadette Shaw - Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 12:21 PM
 
The What Lies Beneath Exhibition is currently in Christchurch at The Children’s Bookshop.  We’re having a Panel Talk at Burnside High School on Tuesday 27th September from 6 pm – 8 pm. Everyone welcome, $5 entry, RSVP mariagill@ihug.co.nz .

































 We also have some places left on the children’s workshops at Burnside High School on Wednesday 28th September 9.30 – 3.00pm. Email for more information or come and see Ms Boden at the School Library.




 
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BHS ROWING
by Bernadette Shaw - Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 7:47 AM
 


 
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CONGRATULATIONS FLYNN!
by Marinda van Vuuren - Monday, 19 September 2016, 2:48 PM
 

Congratulations to Flynn Cumming who recently graduated from ARA (formerly CPIT).  Flynn has been on a Secondary Tertiary Programme.  Some senior students have dual enrolment at Burnside High School and a tertiary provider.  Flynn has been on this programme for two years and has completed a Level 4 Pre-trade Carpentry certificate.  He has also gained an apprenticeship in carpentry which starts in September.


Flynn



 
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National Men's Quartet Champions
by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 19 September 2016, 1:33 PM
 


The Young Singers in Harmony National Barbershop Quartet Championship took place in Wellington.  M4 comprising Mana Halatanu, Keith Dela Providencia, Jacob Kuek and Nic Davey placed 1st in a highly competitive section.


Malestrom won the Young Singers in Harmony National Barbershop Chorus title.


This is the second year in a row they have won, the only South Island school ever to be National Champions.  So we have the National Chorus champions and the National Quartet champions.  The 1st time the 'double' has been achieved in 35 years.

 
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Technology and Science Fair 2016
by John Creighton - Sunday, 18 September 2016, 10:13 AM
 

Congratulations to the successful students of the 2016 Canterbury/Westland Technology and Science Fair.

Burnside had a successful showing again. 

Thomas James placed first in Junior Technology 

Jasmine Worsley placed 1st in NIWA Senior Technology and also placed 1st in the  Callaghan Innovation Award.

Alvin Li placed 2nd in NIWA Senior Technology and also received the IEEE Award (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

Ali Abbari placed 3rd in NIWA Senior Technology and also placed 2nd for the Callaghan Innovation award.

 Technology Fair 2016

 
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Limitless Conference
by Richard Barnett - Thursday, 15 September 2016, 5:31 PM
 

Limitless Conference 2016


Limitless Conference is an exciting two day conference for students in Year 10. The conference is interactive and is not just about sitting and listening. You will meet students from schools across Christchurch, hear some amazing speakers and the experience will give you the confidence and skills to help pursue a career that you're passionate about. To learn more and to register, click on the link below. 


Limitless

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Gendi Roberts needs our help
by Richard Barnett - Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 3:04 PM
 

Gendi Roberts


Many of you will know Gendi Roberts, an ex-Burnside High School student who left in 2014, as a remarkable young woman who continues to battle with a rare disorder called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome or EDS. Gendi needs to travel to the USA for medical treatment. To read more, including a way that you could help, please click on the link below. We hope that Gendi will be able to access the treatment that she needs.

https://www.givealittle.co.nz/cause/genditousadoctors