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Rippa Rugby 'A' at Forsyth Barr Stadium

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

The Rippa Rugby attempted to defend their title at the Otago Champs in the last week. Unfortunately we suffered a shock loss in the semi final to Arrowtown. Our unbeaten run of 5 years come to a halt but we are planning to win the cup back next year.

Year & Swimming & Aquatics

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

Our Swimming & Aquatics programme is well underway with all of our students taking part in 10 hours of swimming lessons & Aquatic confidence activities over the term.

Head Lice

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

Yes, we currently have head lice at school. Please check your child regularly for Head Lice.

Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award Recipient

Posted: Tuesday August 4, 2015

Congratulations to Lily Taylor, who is the Tahuna recipient for 2015, having met all the criteria for this prestigious leadership award. Mr Allen Anderson, Branch Manager of the South Dunedin Westpac branch presented her with the medal and leadership pack.

Chinese Students Visit Tahuna

Posted: Tuesday August 4, 2015

We were very lucky to be able to host another group of Chinese students lately. The teachers and students of the classes involved had a lot of fun getting to know our visitors.

Year Seven Gymnasts

Posted: Tuesday August 4, 2015

On Sunday the 23rd of August, Morgan and Cailin competed in the Gymnastics Competition at Willis Street Gym. They competed on these following apparatus: Floor, Vault, Uneven Bar and Beam. Cailin got the total of 34.8 achieving a bronze medal. Morgan got a total of 34.975 achieving the Silver medal.

TERM 4 IN YEAR 7

Posted: Monday August 3, 2015

This term is our Health focus term with students involved in a wide range of health related learning.

Homestays Needed for Thai Students

Posted: Monday August 3, 2015

We have four Thai boys coming to Tahuna for the first two weeks of Term 4. Any Tahuna families who are interested in hosting please get in touch with the school.

Trash Art!

Posted: Sunday August 2, 2015

As part of the Cadbury's Chocolate Carnival, the Keep Dunedin Beautiful project ran a "Trash Art" competition.

Otago Rugby Trials

Posted: Sunday August 2, 2015

In the weekend a group of students and I trialled for the Under 65kg, 48kg and 38kg.

Canteen changes

Posted: Saturday August 1, 2015

Due to Marlow Pies moving their base from South Dunedin they are no longer able to deliver their products to Tahuna. We are therefore sourcing our canteen products from another retailer in our immediate area. We have had a long association with Marlows and enjoyed their high quality products.

Achievements by Tahuna Students

Posted: Saturday August 1, 2015

All articles about student achievements have been contributed by students themselves.

Sarah Cohen visit.

Posted: Saturday August 1, 2015

8 Year 7 students attended an assembly item held at Sarah Cohen school yesterday making a huge impression.

Extra Spelling Quiz 2015.

Posted: Friday June 19, 2015

Brilliant. This was not one of the spelling words but sure did sum up the mood in the hall this evening as Tahuna does it again.

DUNEDIN FLOODING!

Posted: Thursday June 18, 2015

The recent flooding in Dunedin has been used as a creative writing focus. The three pieces of writing below are examples of excellent writing. Enjoy!

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted: Thursday June 18, 2015

Week One next term, 21st and 22nd of July.

Room 1's Climbing Wall Experience.

Posted: Wednesday June 17, 2015

All Year 8 classes are involved in an EOTC activity day which involves visiting the climbing wall at Logan Park High School and a visit to the Botanic Gardens for orienteering.

Remuera Trip in Term Two 2016

Posted: Wednesday June 17, 2015

The thirty students who travelled to Auckland this year had a great time.

Students practising effective online research.

Posted: Wednesday June 17, 2015

Not getting the information you need? Unsure how accurate it is?

Swimming Success!

Posted: Wednesday June 17, 2015

Jessica Scott with her 9 gold and 2 silver medals that she won at the Neptune Queen's Birthday Swimming Competition at Moana Pool, which had over 400 swimmers from all over the South Island. The competition went for three days and other Tahuna students competed as well.