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Issue 11 2021

3 May:  Term 2 starts

7 May:  School Cross Country

10 May:  Year 8 HPV Vaccinations

11 May:  School Closed.  Otago/Southland NCEA Teacher only day. Duke of Edinburgh First Aid Course

12 May:  Big Day Out – St Joseph’s Cathedral

13 May:  Tutor Group Photos (Years 7-10 please wear a jersey, Years 11-13 a blazer)

14 May:  Year 12 Biology Trip

18 May:  Individual Road Race Cross Country at Logan Park

19 May:  Pentecost Mass.  Year 7 - 9 Parent / Student meetings with Kaiako & Subject Teachers

21 May:  Level 2/3 Agribusiness Field Trip

24 May:  Tertiary Open Day – Year 13.  “Love me Not” Programme – Year 12

26 May:  Big Day Out – St Bernadettes

27 May:  Caversham Relay

28 May:  Attitudes to Learning published on Edge

31 May:  Year 7 & 8s Rippa Rugby Tournament

31 May/ 2 June:  Year 13 Biology Trip to Portobello Marine studies Centre

Contents

Principal's Message

by Kate Nicholson

Kia ora, Talofa lava, Malo e lelei

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Staffing Changes Term Two

by Kate Nicholson

There is some staff movement in term two, but we have done our best to ensure quality and experienced teachers are taking up classes where there has been some disruption due to this movement.

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Peel Forest 11 PE Trip

by Ant Harris

The year 11 PE class has just completed the inaugural camp to Peel Forest near Geraldine.

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Visits to Kāhui Ako Catholic primary schools

by Tim Lucas

Tēnā koutou e te whānau o Kawana - Greetings to the Kavanagh College family. Over the past few weeks I have been visiting our Kāhui Ako Catholic primary schools with some of our Year 7 students who are old boys and girls of these schools.

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10HR Social Justice

by Ant Harris

On Wednesday 10HR took part in Social Justice work.

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Under The Door Enterprises Update

by Jill Armstrong

After a successful working bee on Saturday, the Young Enterprise Group successfully launched the "Woolly Wedge" at Mitre10 Store on Sunday. We were supported by Julie Cheyne (Young Enterprise S Under The Door Enterprises Update.

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Kavanagh Reading Challenge and House Point Update

by Colette Mahoney

We have had an excellent start to our 2021 reading challenge

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Congratulations to Year 10 students!

by Sue Roberts-Blyth

All Year 10 classes have completed a term assignment in Social Inquiry on Financial Literacy.

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Southern Catholic Schools Tournament 2021 Gore.

by Michael MacKenzie

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Table Tennis Success for Tupai and Davis .

by Michael MacKenzie

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S.I. Athletics Champs - Great Experience for Kavanagh Athletes .

by Michael MacKenzie

A team of four athletes and parents traveled to Christchurch recently to compete in the South Island Secondary School Athletics.

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Congratulations Erika

by Staff

2021 Aon NZ Swimming Champs

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McEntyre and La Hood's Otago Intermediate Triathlon Triumph!

by Morgan Walker

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Big First Hit Out for Kavanaghs U13 Rugby!

by Morgan Walker

On Monday our U13 Rugby team traveled to St Peters, Gore, for the first match of the season.

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Intermediate Futsal

by Bede O'Callaghan

On Wednesday the 14th April 2021 the Intermediate Futsal finals were held. After a strong season, we had four of our seven teams playing off for first place in their respective divisions.

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Kavanagh Year 7 & 8 Water Polo Team

by Lauren Jarvie

The Kavanagh Year 7 & 8 Water Polo Team had an awesome season.

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Keep this date free!

by Rachel Mortimer

This year the school formal for Years 12 and 13 will be held on Friday, July 2nd.

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Mark your Calendar

by Maria Menzies

Please click on the attachment to view key dates for Term 2 2021

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Reminder

by Staff

11 May is an Otago/Southland NCEA Teacher only day. School will be closed on this day.

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Kavanagh Cross Country

by Michael MacKenzie

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ANZAC DAY 25 April

by ANZAC Day

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Entertainment Book

by Trudy McBride

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YEAR SEVEN VISION SCREENING

by Southern District Health Board

The Vision Hearing Technicians from Population Health team, Southern District Health will be visiting to screen all Year Seven students for distance vision on 4th May 2021.

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Family Fun Day

by Trudy McBride

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