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Term 2 Newsletter 2019

Contents

Massed Choir at The Big Sing Regional Gala Concert

Music Department News from Term 2

by Chris Petch

Another busy term with so many successes to report...

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Mr Phil Holstein

Principal's Term 2 Report

by Phil Holstein

Kia ora whānau This newsletter highlights a range of activities from a busy and successful Term 2.

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The team from left to right: Robin Kunwar E Wen Wong Piper Pengelly Thomas James

Runners-up in National Business competition

by Mr Hughes

The team from left to right: Robin Kunwar, E Wen Wong, Piper Pengelly, and Thomas James

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Future Problem Solving

by William Wray

Best in the World!

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SHOWQUEST 2019

by Showquest students

ShowQuest was held on the 20th and 21st of May in the Christchurch Town Hall.

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Year 10 Problem Based Learning Showcase

by Callum Green

After just over a month of work, students showcased their Problem Based Learning (PBL) to parents and caregivers on the 4th of July.

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Hanmer Trip

by Callum Green

The annual 12 Tourism trip to Hanmer happened on the 1st July

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Atmospheric Physics trip to Lauder

by Carl Johnston

Year 13 Physics students studying Climate Science head south with an aim to determine how New Zealand scientists are involved in making climate measurements.

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Spirit of Adventure Year 10 Trophy Voyage

by Chris Risbridger

16th to 21st June 2019 - Ten students, one teacher, three other schools and an awesome adventure

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Road Safety

by Andrea Griffin

Travel safety on the roads around Burnside High School

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Polyfest Pasifika group amaze on stage

by Matt White

Our group of 33 students, representing over eight different Pasifika cultures performed an entertaining and popular set at the Christchurch Polyfest festival.

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Mudrun 2019

by Helen Townsend

As part of the Level 2 Sports Leadership and Performance Course we have a unit based around communication and teamwork.

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Burnside High vs Ashburton College Winter Sports Exchange

by Tracy Taylor

The Annual sports exchange was held on Tuesday 18 June.

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100% Attendance

by Craig Rosengrave

Sometimes the awesome students are overlooked

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Matariki and whānau hui

by Anna James

It is the new year for Te Ao Māori, and what better way to celebrate than sharing kai with whānau and learning about Matariki.

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Book Week 2019 - Book Character Day

Term 2 in the Library

by Sally Stanley-Boden

Busy times and some great activities.

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Benjamin & Mrs Kleinpaste

Benjamin Pereira represented Burnside High School and our Pasifika community at the Pasifika Speech Competition.

by Matt White

Benjamin entered the Senior Samoan group and was highly commended for speaking about the importance of caring for the environment.

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Kī-o-rahi

by Anna James

Weather puts a dampener on Kī-o-rahi tournament, but not on the commitment of the students.

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Amelia MacDonald

Rangatira: Amelia MacDonald

by Anna James

Amelia MacDonald is our BHS Head Māori leader. Her thoughts on inspiring others to pursue their dreams in leadership.

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Waiheke Marae experience

by Anna James

Students enjoy Māori tourism educational opportunity on stunning Waiheke Island.

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E Wen Wong 12WTAW delivers her speech at Victoria University.

Burnside Student competes in the final of the United Nations Association Speech Competition

by Sandra Pooch

Burnside High School is proud of E Wen Wong for making the finals of this prestigious competition.

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The team at the St Andrews round of the Scholars Cup

World Scholars Cup

by Sandra Pooch

21 keen students competed in the Christchurch round of the Scholars Cup at St Andrews College.

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HOMESTAY FAMILIES WANTED

by Kerrie Dillon

Burnside High School requires host families who live within a reasonable distance to the school for our International Student Homestay Programme. A weekly hosting fee for 2020 of $294 will be paid. Support and assistance is provided at all times by the International staff. For further information, contact the Homestay Manager at: Burnside High School, Phone 358 8383 (weekdays), Ext 806 or email georged@burnside.school.nz

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International Students - UC Pizza and Bingo Night

by Craig Rosengrave

On 11 June we held our annual Pizza Night

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Term 2 Leavers July 2019

Leavers July 2019

by Craig Rosengrave

The 12 students above will be leaving Burnside at the end of this term

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'Water Woes': Year 11 Geography

by Donna Lee

A case study on fresh water sustainability in the Canterbury region.

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Jellie Park Planting

The Burnside Forest enters Jellie Park

by Jon Land

The Burnside Environment Group has joined forces with the City Council to plant native trees along the stream in Jellie Park.

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PTA Newsletter July 2019

by PTA contact

Burnside High School PTA presents speaker Pat Buckley: "Teenagers and Drugs" on Thursday 1st August 2019 at 7 pm in the staff room.

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National Cross Country Team Members pictured with the statue of Jack Lovelock outside Timaru Boys High School.

Cross Country

by Sandra Pooch

This is the season the Cross Country runners love. Our school has a proud tradition of success in Cross Country

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Ofa and Euriel recognised at the Pasifika Emerging Leaders' Breakfast.

by Matt White

Ofa Puleiku, Head Student, Pasifika and Māori leader and Euriel Mudu, Pasifika Leader were recognised for their cultural leadership and service. It was also a pleasure to see 2017 Head Student Isobel Prasad covering the event for Metro News.

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Careers

by Jac Doogan

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Top Scholar meets top leader

by Fiona Dwyer

Sarah Burton was awarded NZQA Top Scholar in Visual Arts Sculpture for 2018 and her success was recognised in the NZQA Top Scholar awards held in Wellington recently.

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Public Notice - parking

by Sally-Ann Goodman

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Kaupapa Māori

by Anna James

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

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