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Term 1 Newsletter 2022

Contents

International Mathematical Olympiad

by Burnside High School

Grady Kenix has been selected as a member of the 2022 New Zealand Mathematics Olympiad team.

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Canoe Polo

by Carl Johnston

Over the past 7 weeks, we have had a small canoe polo team, competing on Wednesday afternoons, at Lake Roto Kohatu.

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Rowing 2021/22 Season

by Sports Office

It was was another very successful season for the BHS Rowing Squad.

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Principal's Report

by Phil Holstein

Kia ora whānau

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Another big win for BHS Robotics

by Katana Dunn

For the third year in a row, the BHS Robotics team "4067X" won a place at the Vex Robotics Nationals Competition!

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ANZAC Programming Competition Success

by Steven Rodkiss

Burnside High School students compete with the best in Australasia.

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Satellite Volleyball Tournament 2022

Summer Tournament Week 2022

by Sports Office

Despite Covid disrupting yet another NZ Secondary Schools Summer Tournament Week, we were lucky to still have teams competing in modified events during the week, Monday 28 March - Saturday 02 April.

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Jellie Park

2022 School Swimming Sports

by William Boyd

Jellie Park Wednesday 2nd March.

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Year 12 trip to Wainui

by Sam Manners

Making good decisions - and having fun!

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World Powerlifting Oceania Championships

by Ruth Knights

Penny Yang and Sahel Mohammadi competed in the World Powerlifting Oceania Championships earlier this year.

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NZ Model Parliament

New Zealand Model Parliament

by Sandra Pooch

Our active United Nations Youth group were attending events in the school holidays

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BHS Senior Athletics Day 2022

Senior Athletics Championship 2022

by Sports Office

This event was modified from our normal school wide event to a Senior only event held on Friday 25 February.

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Third Time is a Charm

by Katana Dunn

After three attempts and numerous disruptions due to Covid, the Burnside Robotics Team 4067X is finally going to compete in the Vex Robotics World Championships in Dallas, Texas in the USA.

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Environment Group news

by Jon Land

Despite the Covid disruption plantings have continued in Te Uru and Jellie Park.

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Music Department News

by Chris Petch

Despite the COVID related frustrations this term, the Music Department has managed to run a number of modified, but nonetheless worthwhile and enjoyable, events. Here are just a few highlights:

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Our new pets

Term 1 in the Library

by Sally Stanley-Boden

We’re here, we’re not, now we’re masked bandits! What a strange term it has been. However, the Library just keeps on doing what Libraries do.

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Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare Regionals

by Charlotte Ensor

Two groups achieved great success in the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival

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Paris Chin - representing NZ in Rhythmic Gymnastics

by Tracy Taylor

Paris Chin 13PZS is currently competing overseas with the NZ Rhythmic Gymnastics team.

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 Arts leaders photographic competition

Leading through adversity

by Jon Land

Burnside Leaders have continued with their fine work in Term One and have risen to the challenges of hybrid learning.

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Year 11 Physical Education Water safety and Surf Education

by Helen Townsend

The swell was up and stoke was high. The groms (kids) were paddling into bombs and throwing shakas at the beach.

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Kangarou sans Frontiere Mathematics Competition

by Sandra Pooch

In a challenging term Burnside High School Students have once again excelled in this competition run through the Australian Mathematics Trust.

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PTA Newsletter April 2022

by PTA contact

PTA Meetings 2022 – Save the dates! The Burnside High School PTA will be meeting this year on the following dates:

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BHS ex student - art exhibition

by Sally-Ann Goodman

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