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by Marinda van Vuuren - Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 1:03 PM

Fendalton Open-Air School are holding a Spectacular Space and Science Night on Friday 15 September from 5.30 pm - 8.30 pm in their school grounds.

For further information regarding this event please click

To order tickets go to: www.fendalton.school.nz and click [Menu] then [PTA].  Tickets can also be purchased on the night.

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New Zealand Programming Competition
by John Creighton - Monday, 21 August 2017, 12:38 PM

The University of Canterbury hosted all the local teams in the New Zealand Programming Competition for 2017 which ran on Saturday 19 August. Burnside High School had a strong showing with 4 teams made up of our best programmers, amongst 97 teams including school, tertiary and professional programmers all trying to answer the same mind-bending coding puzzles over a gruelling 5 hour competition.

Ben Hollows made a great start and spent some time in first place in New Zealand before ending in 16th place in the country. The BurnsideHS team, containing Vincent ...

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by Marinda van Vuuren - Monday, 21 August 2017, 12:11 PM


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Keeping your children safe online
by Richard Barnett - Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:10 PM

Keeping your children safe online

Each year John Parsons visits Burnside High School to speak to our Year 9 students about cyber safety. His book Keeping your children safe online has just been published and would be an excellent resource for any parents who are concerned about the issue of digital citizenship and cyber safety.

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by Bernadette Shaw - Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 9:47 AM

Congratulations to the winning team who won the German Year 10 Quiz with a 20 point margin over the other teams in the regional OSKAR quiz. The winning team members were awarded the OSKAR trophy: Kieran King, Lewis Grey, Jeriel Tee and Sung-Min Oh. 

Congratulations also go to Nane du Preez, Lucy Wills, Jodi Choi and Maya Halford who won a Mini-OSKAR.
Gut gemacht und bravo!

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by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 14 August 2017, 8:24 AM
The Year 13 Geography classes have just returned from a fantastic 5 - day field trip to Queenstown. Students are currently studying the cultural process of tourism development and the concept of sustainability. 

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by Bernadette Shaw - Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:19 AM

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Year 9 Astronomy Evening - POSTPONED
by Carl Johnston - Thursday, 10 August 2017, 4:59 PM

Hi everyone,

With this cloud looking like its not shifting anywhere in a hurry we'll have to postpone tonight's event.
At this stage we'll check the forecast on Sunday evening and decide to proceed on Monday 14th or Tuesday 15th (different to the date on the permission slip).
Kind regards,
Chris Risbridger
Physics Teacher
Burnside High School