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Catlins House Tour

May 20, 2021

On Sunday, May 16th the TCAS Home and School held the Catlins House Tour fundraiser. It was an exceptional day and we would…

Term 2 2021 Policy Review

May 19, 2021

The Board of Trustees are reviewing the following Policies in Term 2, 2021...

Catlins' Bats on the Map

May 19, 2021

Did you learn about bats? Did you take home a bat detector to check out land around where you live? Did you discover bat…

The Litter Intelligence Program

May 18, 2021

On Monday 17th May, Room 3 and Room 19 were fortunate to participate in the first day of a program called The Litter Intelligence…

Pink Shirt Day and what parents can do

May 17, 2021

Pink Shirt Day started in Canada way back in ‘07, when a boy showed up to school in a pink shirt and was bullied for his…

Pink Shirt Day 2021

May 17, 2021

Come to school in pink mufti for Pink Shirt Day on Friday, 28th May (a week later due to Area Schools Tournament), run on behalf of the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand and to raise awareness of bullying. Don't forget your gold coin donation!

St John Colouring Competition

May 6, 2021

Congratulations to the following students who have won prizes in the St John Colouring Competition...

Yellow-Eyed Penguin Trust vists TCAS

May 4, 2021

At the end of last term, Room 19 continued their learning about Yellow-Eyed Penguins, with Sarah Irvine from the Yellow-eyed…

Lucky Book Club Issue 3 2021

May 3, 2021

Lucky Book Club Issue 3 for 2021 is now available. You can order online at https://www.scholastic.co.nz/parents/lucky-book-club…;

STAR Barista Course

April 30, 2021

Cappuccino, Flat White or maybe just Espresso? TCAS students spent two days during the school holidays learning, making…

Good lines for great communication

April 26, 2021

Sometimes it’s hard to know just the right thing to say when confronted with a tough parenting moment. It’s no wonder we…

Anzac Day 2021

April 26, 2021

After spending Anzac Day in lockdown during 2020, we were able to remember and commemorate together during this year's event.

School Holidays are Here!

April 16, 2021

From everyone here at The Catlins Area School, have a great holiday and we look forward to seeing you all refreshed to start Term 2 on Monday, 3rd May!

Sports News - 16th April 2021

April 16, 2021

Swimming, Triathlon, Netball & Football...

New Boiler

April 15, 2021

The Catlins Area School's new boiler was hoisted into place this week. It's been a long, slow process, but our patience…

Junior Assembly with Room 19

April 15, 2021

Room 19 hosted this week's Junior Assembly, which was held in the Library. Tom, Eddie and Cooper took the reins to make…

Year 9-10 Stream Study

April 15, 2021

The focus of the year 9-10 science programme for the second half of this term has been on water, and specifically water…

Term One in the Art Department

April 14, 2021

Term One has been a busy time in the Art Department. From Dioramas to Whistling Frogs to Self Portraits, there's been a…

Cooking with Room 2 and 3

April 14, 2021

Room 2 and 3 students have been in the kitchen this week baking some delicious chocolate muffins.

Five questions sport parents should ask themselves at the start of every season

April 9, 2021

With the start of another sports season just around the corner, it’s a great time for parents to equip themselves with the…