The Herbert community is grieving the closure of Otepopo School, its remaining four pupils now having to go to other schools as far away as Hampden and Maheno.
Pupils at Pine Hill School have been given an opportunity to show their artwork at Te Papa, in Wellington, as part of the PlaNet Pasifika Discovery Centre.
The 13-pupil Haast School has won a $1500 technology grant after finishing runner-up in a national competition, Power to Learn, organised by Eveready.
A United States-born world champion skipping-rope fanatic left Dunedin's Brockville School children screaming with laughter and speechless in amazement as he skipped over two people and did multiple jumps on a unicycle yesterday.
It is not every day you see 70 school children equipped with blue rubbish bags and rubber gloves, but Dunedin's Rotary Park School pupils donned their disposable gloves for a cause yesterday morning.
The Remarkably Calm team from Queenstown Primary School yesterday came second in the inaugural Great Mindball Challenge at Otago Museum's Discovery World in Dunedin.
Some parents may choose to get more involved in their child's education at home if national standards indicate they are slipping, but Glenorchy School teachers already assess pupils' progress well, board of trustees parent representative Sarah Hickey says.
Wanaka Primary School pupils farewelled their old school yesterday with a colonial dress-up day and special assembly.
Building stools, taking extended lunch breaks, and teachers shouting you lunch instead of shouting at you - yesterday was like a school day in the twilight zone for Kaikorai Valley College pupil Nathaniel McMonagle (13).
Minister of Education Anne Tolley had until this week hunkered down for the long game over the implementation of National Standards.
As teachers at 22 Otago secondary schools prepare to strike on Wednesday, the Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) is planning another round of rostered strikes in term four.
Navigating the increasingly technological world of education requires special skills, and Warepa School, southwest of Balclutha, has just finished a week dedicated to those skills.
National Standards are a "one-size-fits-all" policy, but the support of the Parents, Teachers and Friends Association is "excellent", Glenorchy School board of trustees chairwoman Corrine Davis says.
St Joseph's School pupils stand to benefit from about $10,500 raised by the school's fourth art auction, held every two years, at the Queenstown Memorial Hall, on Saturday night.
Queenstown's newest school will hold its first social evening in November, with mountaineer and expedition leader Peter Hillary set to make the trek south to support Remarkables Primary School.
One hundred and thirty works by 35 New Zealand artists will go under the hammer at the fourth biennial St Joseph's School PTA Art Auction on Saturday, September 11.
Arrowtown School board of trustees parent representative Chris Clark tells James Beech the school needs to strike the right balance for its pupils who are growing up in real and virtual worlds.