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Are you looking for affordable art work for your home?
by Bernadette Shaw - Thursday, 23 May 2019, 9:22 AM

 Just letting you know about a fantastic new art initiative in Christchurch where you can purchase student art works at very reasonable prices. The Creators Room have curated art works from students from 16 secondary schools in Christchurch, alongside some guest artists and teachers. They have framed the original work, which is all for sale along with limited edition prints. This gives students an opportunity to exhibit in a professional context and buyers the chance to buy affordable, original work of a high standard. This will become an annual event. Last night was the opening night and two BHS students, Oliver Lu and Ethan duPlooy, have work on display. 
Entry is free from Friday- Sunday open daily 9am-4pm in the Deloitte Building, Level 1, 151 Cambridge Terrace.

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by Bernadette Shaw - Thursday, 16 May 2019, 12:57 PM

Madison has just raced for New Zealand at the 2019 Asia Pacific Kayak Sprint Championships, held at Lake Karapiro, NZ.  Last year they were in Australia and next year they will be in Japan.  They were held from 10-12 May.

To get into the New Zealand Team you need to compete at the NZ Nationals, which are held in February of each year.  From the results at these Nationals, 8 girls and 8 boys from each age group are selected (U16, U18 and U21).  They then go to Lake Karapiro and trial for selection for K2 (2 people) and K4 (4 people) team boats.  You also get to race in K1 if you placed in the Top 3 at Nationals.

Madison raced in the following categories:

K1 U16 200m – Bronze

K2 U16 200m – Bronze

K2 U16 500m – 4th

K4 U16 200m – Gold

K4 U16 500m – Gold

Well done Madison, these are fantastic results - congratulations!

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by Bernadette Shaw - Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 11:01 AM

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Wednesday 15th May
by Bernadette Shaw - Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 1:42 PM
A reminder that there will be a late start on Wednesday Morning following Open Evening:
  • Year 9 - 12 Students will begin at 9.10 am with Form Time
  • Year 13 students will begin at 9.00 am with Assembly in the Aurora Centre

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Upcoming Hands on Workshops and Ada Stage Show May 18th, Cost FREE!
by John Creighton - Monday, 13 May 2019, 7:27 PM
We are running a hands on workshop for girls, followed by an inspirational stage show sharing the story of Ada Lovelace, the worlds first computer programmer, being performed in the Charles Luney Theatre at St Margarets seating 750, we would love to pack it out!!

The workshops are for girls aged 8+ of all backgrounds where we will explore computer science, robotics and coding. We have a specialist DigiGirlz workshop being run by Microsoft that would be a fit for your senior high school students as well as a workshop for teachers to discuss the ...
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by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 13 May 2019, 3:39 PM

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PTA Annual General Meeting
by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 6 May 2019, 1:51 PM

The Burnside High PTA AGM and General Meeting will be held on Thursday 9th May at 7:30 pm in the staff room (access is from the main car park next to reception).

The main focus of this meeting is the Annual Financial Report and the first round of PTA funding for school projects.


The PTA is also looking for someone to take over the Chair position. The role involves working with a wonderful committee to be a link between the school, parents and whanau.

What does the Chair’s role involve?

·         Facilitate the PTA meetings (approx 6 per year)

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by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 6 May 2019, 8:35 AM

Click this link if you would like to book a seat in the Aurora Centre for the Principal's Address - https://bit.ly/2W3E9cg

(Edited by Andrew Godfrey - original submission Thursday, 18 April 2019, 9:16 AM)

(Edited by Marinda van Vuuren - original submission Monday, 29 April 2019, 10:03 AM)