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Term One Newsletter 2021

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Maddi Cup 2021

Gold at Maadi Cup 2021

by Sports Office

All our rowers and coach Christina Blackford, in her first season with the squad, had an amazing week at Lake Karapiro. The squad finished 12th overall out of 123 schools nationwide. They also are currently ranked 5th on the sculling boat points nationwide.

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Mr Phil Holstein

The power of words

by Phil Holstien

Kia ora whānau

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Burnside High School Debating

by Rachel Heta

Burnside’s Debating group has had a successful first term.

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BHS Girls A Touch Team - SISS Tournament 2021

Senior A Girls Touch

by Sports Office

This term the girls have competed at the Canterbury Secondary Schools Championships and the South Island Secondary Schools Championships.

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BHS Cross Country Map

Burnside High School Cross Country Championships 2021

by Sports Office

This event will take place very early in Term 2. Put the date in your diary now.

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Rosa Vesty & Taylah Holdem - NZSS Beach Volleyball Champions 2021

Back to Back National Beach Volleyball Champions!

by Sports Office

Golden start to the year for the Beach Volleyball Team.

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Immersion Camp in Akaroa

French /Te Reo Maori Immersion Camp in Akaroa

by Stacey Boyle

The inaugural French / Te Reo Maori immersion Cultural Camp took place on April 7-9 in Akaroa.

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Juliette and Alkmini - Canterbury Secondary Schools Doubles Champions

Canterbury Secondary Schools Tennis Doubles Champions!

by Sports Office

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BHS Girls Water Polo - SISS Tournament 2021

South Island Secondary Schools Water Polo Tournament

by Sports Office

The SISS Waterpolo Tournament was played here in Christchurch at the Jellie Park and Taiora QEII Recreation and Sport Centres, Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 March.

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Bel Canto Camp

by Charlotte Ensor

March 12-13, Living Springs

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Instrumental Camp 2021

by Charlotte Ensor

April 9-11 at Living Springs Camp

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Canterbury Polyfest

by Julie Kleinpaste

Polyfest is always a lively annual celebration of Pasifika culture.

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BHS Senior A Girls Volleyball Team - NZSS Champions 2021

NZ Secondary Schools Volleyball Champions!

by Sports Office

On the sand and the court it has been an amazing start to Volleyball in 2021 for the Burnside High School teams.

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BHS Mountain Biking - CSS Champs

Mountain Biking

by Sports Office

After the disappointment of the Term 1 cancellations last year, it was great to get an (almost) full season of Mountain Biking in this year.

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Year 9 - 10 Parent-Teacher Conferences

by Burnside High School

Thursday 6th May 2021

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Amy Weng, Felix Nguyen, Yuki Miya, and Jeff Choi -Senior A Golf Team

Golf - Canterbury Stroke Play Teams Championships

by Sports Office

Our Golf team continues to be a strong presence on the Secondary Schools Golfing scene.

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13 Geography at the rugby!

by Donna Lee

Students get to grips with the event planning process as part of their internal assessment studies.

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A trip to remember Aoraki Mt. Cook Geography Trip 2021

by Dylan Smart & Eric Huang

A much-anticipated event on the Year 12 Geography calendar; a group of intrepid students set off on our annual three-day alpine adventure. The field research mission was to explore how this unique natural environment has evolved and to gain insight into how humans have interacted with the landscape - past, present and future.

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The team on finals day

Canoe Polo Term 1, 2021

by Mark Planner

Our small squad of nine canoe polo players have enjoyed the long spell of warm temperatures and fine summer weather.

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2021 ENTZ Community Theatre Technical Achievement Ward - Youth

by Richard Wiltshire

Entertainment Technology New Zealand (ETNZ) is an organisation which helps support technicians, craft persons and designers working in the entertainment industry.

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Jack Mudu

Canterbury Powerlifting Championships

by Ruth Knights

Great results for Burnside High School students over the weekend of 10th-11th April.

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Cupcakes ready for Couplets

Poetry Day in the Library

by Sally Stanley-Boden

Cupcakes get students composing.

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BHS Korfball 2021

Korfball

by Sports Office

Burnside High School had two teams entered in the Christchurch Schools' Term 1 competition, played on Friday evenings.

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Video: Burnside Robotics - Nationals 2021

Vex Robotics Nationals - first time in Christchurch

by Katana Dunn

For the second consecutive year, the BHS team 4067X with Nathma Kalubovilage Don (Last year Y13), Alex Cuthford, Alex Rickard and Carol Khor had a very successful competition. They won the prestigious Design Award for their outstanding use of the design process and was second in the robot skills section.

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Divine Abarratique 11WHGM competing in the Shot Put. 

Athletics

by Sandra Pooch

Burnside students have been excelling in Athletics this term. Three Athletics events were held this term.

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Year 11Geography trip to Port hills and Corsair Bay

by Cheneen Whelpton

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Burnside students are planting a forest for the future.

by Jon Land

The Burnside Environment Group has been busy this term.

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Yr 11 Poetry

by Gray Dawson

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Canterbury ki te Raki regional Shakespeare Festival

by Kate Olliver

On Saturday 27th March a group of Burnside High School senior Drama students attended the Canterbury ki te Raki regional Shakespeare Festival which took place at Middleton Grange School.

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PTA 2021 AGM and Funding Meeting

by PTA contact

Our next PTA Meeting will be held on Monday 10th of May 2021 at 7.30 pm in the staffroom.

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Vincent Chen - 2nd U19 Pole Vault (CSS Athletics)

International Department – Term One

by Craig Rosengrave

Term One 2021 was very atypical. We normally enrol about 40 new international students but this year new enrolments were down to nine.

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by Burnside High School

Burnside High School is a successful and highly regarded school. Being one of the largest secondary schools in New Zealand affords our students a wealth of opportunities in all aspects of their learning.

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Canterbury Secondary School Swimming Championships success!

by Sports Office

Congratulations to the Burnside High Swimming team who competed at the Canterbury Secondary Schools' Championships on Wednesday 31 March, at Jellie Park. The team achieved some fantastic results, which saw Burnside High School win the top school award in the co-ed school category.

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Vaping

by Andrea Griffin

Many schools are seeing an increase in vaping amongst students. Whilst promoted as a safer option to smoking, it has risks. It is also illegal to vape or smoke on a school site.

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Softball Term 1

by Helen Townsend

It was great to see a good number of new players in the Term 1 competition.

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Vincent Chen - 2nd U19 Pole Vault (CSS Athletics)

Canterbury Secondary Schools Athletics Championships

by Sports Office

The CSS Athletics Championships were held at Nga Puna Wai on Tuesday 16 March, with the Finals day taking place on Saturday 20 March. Our Burnside High School athletes all competed extremely well with some great placings for our students.

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Disability Sports Extravaganza

by Nadene Brouwer

Burnside High School hosted the first ever Canterbury wide Disability Sports Extravaganza on Sunday 14th of March.

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Rotary Science and Technology Forum 2021

by Rebecca O'Loughlin

During the 2020-2021 summer holidays, Blaithan Altenberg, Kush Desai and William Wray were given the wonderful opportunity to attend the annual Rotary National Science and Technology Forum

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Tourism trip to Akaroa

by Cheneen Whelpton

Tourism trip to Akaroa

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Allenvale School Swim Sports

by Nadene Brouwer

Outstanding Burnside High students support Allenvale athletes at their inaugural swimming sports.

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2021 BURNSIDE HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING CHAMPIONS

by William Boyd

Held on Tuesday 23rd February.

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Athletics Day 2021

Burnside High School Athletics days

by Sports Office

After some great competition over two beautiful days last week, the Athletic Sports results are ready to share.

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BHS Rowing Squad - South Island Club Rowing Champs

Burnside High School Rowing Team show their strength at South Island Club Champs

by Christina Blackford

The small squad of 21 athletes made their way to Twizel for the annual South Island Club Champs last weekend.

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