26th March 2021
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Catlins House Tour

Kitchen & House Tour Poster

Tickets for the TCAS Home & School Catlins House Tour are now available.

  • $35 Entry Ticket + Gourmet Lunchbox (Order before 7th May)
  • $25 General Entry Ticket (No lunch included)

Cash sale tickets are available from: The Catlins Area School, Catlins Country Store & Matau Garden Centre.

If you are paying for your tickets by internet banking, please deposit into the Home & School account: 03-1734-0006633-001 with your name and House Tour as reference.

For more information, you can email the Home & School committee:

Junior Assembly

Junior Assembly

Next week's Junior Assembly will be on Wednesday afternoon at 2.30 in the School Hall, where Room 3 will be hosting. There will be songs and presentations, among other things. Parents and caregivers are always welcome to attend!

Junior assemblies are held every alternate Wednesday in the school hall at 2.30 pm. Each class takes turns to host it. The timetable is as follows up until the end of Term 2:

  • March 31 - Room 3
  • April 14 - Room 19
  • May 12 - Room 1
  • May 26 - Room 2 
  • June 9  -Room 3
  • June 23 - Room 19
  • July 7 - Room 1 

Bring-a-Can Mufti Day


There will be a Mufti Day next Thursday (1st April). Bring a can or any non-perishable food item for Te Paataka Owaka - our community pantry. Students can drop their food donations at the Student Centre.

BakeHouse Lunch Orders


As next Friday is a Public Holiday, The BakeHouse will be taking lunch orders for Thursday instead. 

Please order by email to and pay directly into The BakeHouse bank account: 03-1733-0105592-000 by Wednesday for delivery to the school on Thursday.

Normal Friday lunches will resume after the Easter Break.

The BakeHouse Menu can be found here: Bakehouse Friday Lunch Menu

Take a Kid Flying

South Otago Aero Club

The South Otago Aero Club is supporting the Blue Light Take A Kid Flying on Sunday 18th April 2021 at a time to be confirmed. This offer is open to all students in Year 7 to 13, however, seats are limited. If you are interested, please forward your name and completed consent form to the school office.

Please ensure parents/caregiver contact details are on the form so you can be contacted directly when seat numbers are confirmed.

Consent forms should be returned to the school office by Friday, 9th April.

Easter Egg Foil Wrapping

Easter Eggs

A request from TCAS Art Teacher, Ms Darmody - Can students (and parents) please keep the foil wrapping from their Easter Eggs to donate to the school? They will be recycled for a collage project. Thank you all in advance!


Southland Athletics

When: Saturday, 27th March

Top Team 4pm

When: Tuesday, 30th MarchYear 7-8
Location: Balclutha

Junior Assembly

When: Wednesday, 31st March
Location: School Hall 2.30pm

Bring-a-can Mufti Day

When: Thursday, 1st April

Good Friday - no classes

When: Friday, 2nd April

Easter Monday - no classes

When: Monday, 5th April

Easter Tuesday - no classes

When: Tuesday, 6th April

Otago Triathlon

When: Thursday, 8th AprilSelected Year 5-8
Location: Balclutha

For your information

Swimming Closure 2021

2021 Kiwi Comp

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Draw Book Character

Draw Your Favourite Book Character Competition - brought to you by South Otago A & P Society in conjunction with Clutha District Libraries.

Age Groups:

  • Under 5
  • 5-7
  • 8+

Collect an entry form from your local council library or download here.  Competition Closes: Friday, April 15th at 4:00 pm. Winners will be announced at the SO A&P Giant Pumpkin Competition on Sunday, April 18th.

Contact your nearest council library for further information.

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