Burnside HS Moodle Home

Picture of Bernadette Shaw
Burnside High School PTA Uniform Shop
by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 27 March 2017, 10:40 AM

The PTA Uniform Shop has expanded this year and has a new look shop stocking new and secondhand items. The shop is located at the front of the school in A1. Now is the time to purchase winter uniforms, all items are available at the shop. Opening Hours are Monday lunchtime 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Tuesdays after school 2.45pm - 4.00pm,and two  extra days Wednesday 5 April and Wednesday 3 May after school 2.30pm - 4.00pm.

Please click on this link to view current price list

Picture of John Creighton
by John Creighton - Thursday, 23 March 2017, 4:34 PM

Singstar is postponed tomorrow until next Friday


Picture of John Creighton
Science/Electronics/Technology/Programming students (all ages)
by John Creighton - Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:33 PM

This is a new club for using embedded electronic systems and programming to create things using accelerometers and IMU's, performance tracking, hexiwear, machine learning, rockets and more. These projects can double as Science Fair, or you can get support for your idea to make it happen! This club will cater for those that are beginners through to advanced. It will be run by a professional embedded systems engineer, and will also have teacher support. You don't need to be an expert at this stuff, but you do have to be interested. Check the notices for more information!

Sign up here: https://goo.gl/lFT7qJ

You can start coming up with answers to problems like this!

For more info and ideas look at:

Possible Ideas! (A brainstorm of possibilities!)

Presentation from Internet of Things conference (The person presenting will run this initiative)

Picture of John Creighton
Adobe Creative Cloud 2017
by John Creighton - Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:06 PM

This offer is still available, but half of the licences available are now sold. 

If you are wishing to purchase please read this and check the student notices.

Burnside High School is able to offer students the Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 at significantly reduced prices. 


To purchase outside of the school agreement will cost Australian Dollars $16.99/month excl GST.

Any questions please email cz@burnside.school.nz

The applications available and the way to purchase are listed below:

Students who wish to purchase:

  • Go to the office
  • P...
Read the rest of this topic
(183 words)
Picture of Bernadette Shaw
Year 11 Geography
by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:52 AM

Year 11 Geography students have been out and about reinforcing geographic research methodology in the field. They conducted some observations and survey work at the local Airport McDonald's restaurant.
Students worked collaboratively to collect data on the natural and cultural environment; including pedestrian and traffic sampling, identifying both location and access features and economic sustainability.

Picture of Bernadette Shaw
Mardi Gras
by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:50 AM
Friday 10th March saw the annual event Mardi Gras in K-block Languages quad at lunchtime.
Lots of yummy food and drinks made by students taking languages were on sale. Music and costumes added to the colourful atmosphere.

Picture of Bernadette Shaw
by Bernadette Shaw - Thursday, 16 March 2017, 12:25 PM

This year's NZSO NYO has just been announced and contains three current BHS students and seven ex-BHS students, all of whom have come through the Specialist Music Programme.
6 of these students are in leadership positions, including the Concertmaster and associate Concertmaster. This is an exceptional achievement. Places in this orchestra are hotly contested and are open to students up to the age of 27, many of whom travel home from overseas study to take up their places.

Congratulations to current students:

Sarang Roberts, Marijke Cooper and Liam Johnson

and to past students:

Estelita Rae
Grace Stainthorpe
Caroline Norman
Lavinnia Rae
Anneleise Westerman
Dale Vail
Robert Petch

The concerts will be held in Wellington and Auckland on July 14/15. Tickets available from the NZSO website for those interested.

Picture of Bernadette Shaw
by Bernadette Shaw - Thursday, 16 March 2017, 9:57 AM