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The international competition was held this year at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst about 2 hours drive west of Boston, USA.
Future Problem Solving has several components and is primarily a
program for GATE students.
We had students competing in the team and individual global issues problem solving program (GIPS) and also in scenario writing. These students were only invited to compete at the international competition after placing 1st or 2nd in the national competition in Auckland at the end of last year.
This years topic was ...
Link to YouTube video of the Junior Showquest Performance:
Showquest was held on the 20th and 21st of May with Burnside taking two teams to compete against other schools in a showcase of dance, drama, music and art. Our junior team who competed on the 21st of May were lucky enough to win 1st place and a number of other awards including lighting, costume, drama, props, video wall and especially the Tikanga award, this award is given to the school who has the best team spirit and attitude towards the staff and other teams throughout the day so it was...Read the rest of this topic
Nau mai, haere mai ki te Kura o Waimairi-iri hei te whānau hui
Celebrate Matariki with KAI, KAPA HAKA and KŌRERO on Thursday 13 June at 6.00pm in the Burnside High School - Te Kura o Waimairi-iri Staffroom. All whānau and students are invited to attend.
Please RSVP Anna James by email email@example.com by 11 June.
This past weekend several of the students at Burnside high school were involved in the New Zealand Dance awards with their respective dance schools.
Among the award winners were:
Molly Brown who competed over 5 days with hundreds of dancers from all over New Zealand at the New Zealand Dance Awards in Christchurch. She dances at Levings School of Dance and trains over 20 hrs a week. As well as gaining a number of places in her solos and troupes she was awarded the prestigious title of New Zealand’s Top Dancer in the ...Read the rest of this topic