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Term 3 Newsletter

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Video: BHS Nationals trip 2020

Dance NZ Made National success!

by Charlotte Ensor

With 2 Supreme winners and several other awards, the Burnside Dance NZ Made team had a wonderful weekend in Palmerston North

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Miss Andrea Griffin - Acting Principal

A Roller-coaster of a Term.

by Andrea Griffin

Reflections of Term 3 - Acting Principal Andrea Griffin

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Dance Showcase August 5th, 2020

Dance Showcase August 5th, 2020

by Charlotte Ensor

46 separate individual or group performances (144 students) in front of a packed house in the Aurora Centre. A wonderful evening’s entertainment.

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Play it Strange Songwriting Competition

Play It Strange Songwriting success

by Charlotte Ensor

Congratulations to Monet Schutte for being selected as a national finalist.

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Engineering Science Competition 2020

Engineering Science Competition 2020

by John Watson

How many satellites can be launched into orbit before astronomers on earth can no longer observe the night sky without interruption?

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Nic and Matthew (front left to right) being assessed at the workshop held at the Theatre Royal.

Entertainment and Event Operations Qualifications

by Richard Wiltshire

Nic Ryan 13CHL and Matthew Graham 11NLNC recently attended a weekend workshop held at the Theatre Royal as part of their assessment for the NCEA Entertainment and Event Operations Level 3 course.

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Earth Guardians Character Design Competition

by Steven Rodkiss

Congratulations to Madeline Head on winning the Industry Selected Ultimate Concept Artist Award

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Video: Cross Country 2020

Cross Country 2020

by Sandra Pooch

The School Cross Country was once again a highlight of the school calendar.

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Jazz Quest Combo week

by Charlotte Ensor

Four jazz combos had great success at the Ara Jazz Quest competition

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2020 Awesome Lab Group

An 'Awesome" time was had at the Ministry of Awesome

by Sandra Pooch

What an amazing group of Year 10 students. They were 100% engaged for the whole two days.

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Choir Showcase

by Charlotte Ensor

A livestreamed success!

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Year 13 Biology Students Visit Orana Park

by Matthew Easterbrook

Seeing gorillas and other primates up close was a highlight for Year 13 Biology students when they visited Orana Park earlier this Term.

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Spirit of Adventure

by Chris Risbridger

On February 3rd, I was lucky enough to embark on the Spirit of Adventure for the most exciting and enthralling adventure of my life.

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Football 1st XI Girls

Football Girls 1st XI

by Ellena Firth

Our Girls 1st XI are the 2020 winners of the Canterbury Secondary Schools' Girls 1st Xl Premier Division 1 grade, beating St Andrew’s College 1st X1 in the final on Wednesday 16 September, 1-0.

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SISS Rowing - March 2020

South Island Secondary Schools Rowing Championships

by Sonia Moriarty

On Friday 13th - Sunday 15th March, the Rowing South Island Secondary School Champs were held at Lake Ruataniwha in Twizel. This is always a big regatta with lots of loud and enthusiastic spectators, and always proving to be a weekend full of strong competition.

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Meet BHS's latest NZ Sporting Champ!

by Sports Office

Congratulations to Burnside High School student Melody Ripley. Melody was crowned the NZ Disc Golf Junior Women's Champion for 2020.

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BHS U16 Combined Rugby Team - Kaikoura Trip 2020

U16 BHS Combined Rugby vs Kaikoura HS 1st XV

by Sports Office

Kaikoura High School turned on the hospitality and weather for our U16 BHS Combined Rugby Team.

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Video: Cross Country 2020

Burnside High Cross Country Championship 2020

by Sandra Pooch

The School Cross Country was once again a highlight of the school calendar.

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Year 11 ARA Chemistry competition

by Rebecca O'Loughlin

On 17th September we had two teams of Year 11 students compete in the annual Year 11 ARA Chemistry competition.

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Year 11 Geography Quake City trip

by Cheneen Whelpton

In late August the year 11 geography students went on a field trip to Quake City, a museum in the city center about the devastating Canterbury 2010/2011 earthquakes.

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Win For BHS League of Legends team!

by Mr Cresswell

Our competitive League of Legends team just completed the national high school league and came out on top of the Challenger Division.

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PTA Newsletter September 2020

by PTA contact

PTA Funding Projects 2020_ Round 1

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Inter School

Equestrian ~Dressage Interschools~

by Kirsty Sharapoff

On September the 7th, four students from Burnside High School competed at the Interschools dressage event.

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CSS Golf Match Play - A Team

CSS Golf Match Play Team Champions 2020

by Tracy Taylor

Burnside High continues its long-winning tradition at Golf. 🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️

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Our students are Aotearoa Rockstars (ARP).

by Matt White

The ARP project focuses on encouraging Te Reo Māori to be used in our community and involves our students working with the following businesses: Fendalton Library, Jellie Park and New World Fendalton, to help staff and the community to learn and speak basic Te Reo Māori.

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Australian Mathematics Results 2020

by Sandra Pooch

Some exciting results in the Australian Mathematics Competition

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Burnside students are planting forests the future.

by Jon Land

Term 3 has been a busy time for our Environmental Leaders

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Video: 2020 - 2021 Rowing

BURNSIDE HIGH SCHOOL ROWING 2020-2021

by Burnside High School

Our new Head Coach has won over 24 national medals, we have upgraded boats – single, double, quad and eight. We are looking for new Rowers.

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Getting pumped up to start the competition.

EPro8 Challenge

by Lindy Choo

With only 2.5 hours, can you build a self driving supermarket trolley or roller-coaster?

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Senior Theatresports winners - scratch team

Senior Theatresports Finals

by Charlotte Ensor

6 students were selected to be involved in the Senior Theatresports Finals

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11/12 ENH visit to the Antarctic Centre

by Leslie Lim

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Some wonderful and exciting news!

by Burnside High School

E Wen Wong is the winner of the Secondary Schools National Poetry Award and Robin Kunwar is one of the nine runner ups.

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BHS 1st XI Boys Hockey

Winter Sport Tournament Week

by Sports Office

After the disappointment of the cancellation of the traditional national and South Island Winter Sport Tournaments, it was a real pleasure to see some of the Burnside High School winter sport teams compete in regional competitions over the original Winter Tournament Week dates, Monday 31 Aug - Friday 04 September.

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SMP String students perform Vivaldi

by Charlotte Ensor

Check out the videos of the Specialist Music Programme string students performing Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" to a small audience of family and friends on September 1st at The Piano.

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Ngākau Aroha- Compassion Award

by Katie Kingsthwaite

This award is given to one school in the South Island who has shown kindness and compassion through innovation in their community in this year's World Vision 40 Hour Famine.

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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

by Charlotte Ensor

The successful Year 13 drama production for 2020.

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