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Kavanagh College

Issue 32 2018

22 October:  Labour Day—school closed

24 October:  Senior Sports Awards, 12.00 – 12.45pm, Auditorium

1 November:  Senior Prizegiving 7.00pm in the school hall

2 November:  9.50am. Leavers’ Mass (Year 13 parents welcome)

5 November - 9 November:  Years 7-10 Assessment Week

7 November:  NCEA Exams begin

20 November - 23 November:  Year 8 Camp

20 November:  Year 9 Sports Day

21 November:  Year 9 & 10 Sports Awards 12 midday, Auditorium

30 November:  Year 9 New Entrants morning/Year 7 New Entrants Day

3 December – 7 December:  Year 10 Camp week

5 December:  Year 7 & 8 Sports Awards, Auditorium

12 November and Friday 25 January 2019:  Year 12 Peer Support Training

11 December:  Years 7-10 Reports Issued, Students may wear mufti

12 December:  Junior Prizegiving at 11.00am in the school hall. School will finish for the year at the end of prizegiving, approx. 12.30pm


Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Kia ora ra tatou. Greetings and Salutations

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Faith Facts

by Laurel Lanner

Week 1: October 15 – 19

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NZQA Exams, Information and Organisation

by Jill Armstrong

NZQA exams start on Friday 8 November and run until Tuesday 3 December. Copies of the exam timetable were distributed to students earlier in the year. A copy is attached and it is available on the NZQA website.

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Year 11 – 13 Tutorials & Workshops

by Steve Read

“Well prepared students achieve better results”

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Year 7 & 8 Social

by Mike Campbell


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The Cultural Successes Continue ...

by Katrina Kerr-Bell

At the end of 2017 'The Company' performed a Christmas pantomime.

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by International

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Senior Sports Awards 2018

by Anita Van den Beld

The Senior Sports Awards are being held on Wednesday the 24th of October in the Auditorium, 12.00pm. All parents and caregivers are welcome to attend.

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Sports Tops

by Anna Louw-Young

If you would like to order a new sports training top for the 2019 school year, please get your order in to Anna in the Bursars Office as soon as possible.

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by Sports

Congratulations to former Kavanagh student, Kilisitina Moata'ane who was named in the Black Ferns to tour the United States and France next month

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Sherriff Serves an Ace

by Michael MacKenzie

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by Badminton NZ

Congratulations to Josh Forrester

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Curling National Champions

by NZ Curling

Kavanagh College took the major honours in the NZ Secondary Schools Championship, taking home the Girls and Boys trophies.

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Wadsworth's Riding High

by Michael MacKenzie


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Manti Continues To Bounce His Way To Success

by Michael MacKenzie

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by Peter Christophers

During the term break, Meg Christophers and Emma Christophers travelled as part of the Swim Dunedin Team to the 2018 NZ Short Course Championships held at the National Aquatic Centre, Auckland

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Makasini Performs Well for Metro Under 16 Rugby Team

by Michael MacKenzie

David Makasini was selected in the Metro Under 16 Rugby Team this year and performed very well.

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by Sacred Heart School

'Ladies in Black' movie at Metro Cinema (Moray Place). Sunday 28th October 7:30pm

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by Light Party

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