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Year 8/9 Halloween Project

November 26, 2020

In integrated studies this term the year 8 and 9 students studied “Halloween”. They were required to complete research about…

Be Bright, Eat Right

November 26, 2020

The Catlins Area School was delighted to host the 'Be Bright, Eat Right' Magic Show. Junior students, plus Year 7, enjoyed…

How to talk about: The Christmas List

November 24, 2020

Giving our kids gifts can be delightful. It can also be expensive and even fraught with disappointment. A few good chats…

2020 Yearbook

November 24, 2020

The Catlins Area School 2020 Yearbook is now available!

World Diabetes Day 2020

November 13, 2020

This week's Mufti-day, held to raise money for Diabetes New Zealand, was an awesome success. Students and staff were encouraged…

Update from the Board of Trustees

November 13, 2020

As you will be aware, we are in the process of finding a new Principal. The board has employed Cleave Hay to perform the…

Library Stocktake

November 13, 2020

The school library will be closed for its annual stocktake shortly, so please could all parents/students make sure library…

Baking with Room 1

November 13, 2020

A couple of Fridays ago, the seniors baked biscuits and then invited Room One to decorate! They showed awesome Care, our…

Smokefree Law Change - Vaping

November 13, 2020

The laws in New Zealand around vaping have changed. From 11 November 2020 vaping is prohibited at all times in schools,…

Prizegiving 2020

November 12, 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended our Prizegiving at the Owaka Community Hall on Tuesday night. It is always a pleasure…

Science Roadshow in Gore

November 12, 2020

Last week the Year 7-9 students were fortunate to be able to attend the Science Roadshow in Gore, thanks to STAR funding.

Enviroschools Hui at Waihola

November 12, 2020

Six students from years 4-8 Jaxon Young, Anna Jansson, Harry Walker, Austin Morrison, Amelia Morrison and Blake Affleck…

Head Students 2021

November 9, 2020

Announcing our Head Students for 2021...

Dunedin Orchestra Workshop

October 30, 2020

On Wednesday, Mr Samson accompanied our young musicians to the Dunedin Orchestra Workshop for students around the region.

SPCA Fundraiser

October 30, 2020

Mrs Bopp is organising a SPCA fundraiser for Thursday, 5th November. This will take the form of salad and filled rolls for…

Room 19 Submission to the Board of Trustees

October 29, 2020

In our October meeting, we received a number of letters from Room 19 regarding the playground options for our middle school…

Pink Shirt Day 2020

October 29, 2020

Such a great Pink Shirt Day Aotearoa at The Catlins Area School! Our 2 week focus on tuakana-teina relationships joined…

Kahurangi Performance and Workshop

October 29, 2020

Our fantastic Kahurangi 'Peoples of the Pacific' Performance was enjoyed by all on Monday 19th October - with thanks to…

Tikanga Maori Day

October 29, 2020

On October 20th, a select group of our Kapa Haka Roopu undertook training in Tikanga Maori via Massey University. They have…

Gateway Assembly

October 29, 2020

Earlier in the year before Covid-19, our senior students had the experience of Gateway. They all had some fantastic opportunities…