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Issue 21 2020

27th July: PFA Meeting in the Staffroom 5.15pm

30th July: Australian Maths Competition

2nd August: Open Day – 12.30pm. Please note change of time

4th August: Catholic Schools Junior Sports Tournament

5th – 7th August: Year 12 Geography Trip

7th August: Dominican Mass Day (Year 7)

9th August: Otago Secondary Schools Cross Country

11th August: Otago Secondary Schools Music Festival, Year 7/8 Taieri Interchange

12th August: Board of Trustees Meeting 7.00pm in D1.4

14th August: Kavanagh Day

16th – 18th August: Year 13 Geography Trip to Queenstown

17th – 21st August: ICAS Science and Writing Comp this week

19th August: Otago Polytechnic Liaison visit

24th – 28th August: School Production Week, ICAS English and Digital Technologies this week

25th August: Year 12 “Loves me Not” Programme

26th August: Years 7 & 8 Ariki Cup Cross Country

27th August: Year 13 Otago University Course Planning, Careers and Course Planning Evening Yrs 10-12, 7.30pm, Staffroom, Junior O’Mathlon

30th August - 1 September: Senior A Netball Tournament in Invercargill

30th August - 4th September:  Secondary Schools National Sports Tournament Week


Principal's Message

by Kate Nicholson

Welcome back to Term Three

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Spread the Word

by Staff

Open Day - 2 August, 12.30pm

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Adverse Weather Information

by Maria Menzies

A reminder of the procedure should adverse weather affect the school day

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by Tim Lucas


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Advertising Feature - we need your support!

by Katrina Kerr-Bell

Grease Tuesday 25th August - Friday 28th August

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Kavanagh PFA Invitation

by PFA

The Next Kavanagh College PFA (Parents and Friends Association) meeting will be held in the Kavanagh College Staffroom at 5.15pm on Monday 27th July.

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Chamber Music 2020

Chamber competition successes!

by Georgie Watts

Two Kavanagh groups swooped in to take prizes in this years' New Zealand Chamber Music Competition.

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PFA Volunteers for Open day

by PFA

The Kavanagh College PFA (Parents and Friends Association) is seeking volunteers to help with light refreshments on Open Day, Sunday 2nd August.

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Gifted and Talented

Is your child Gifted?

by Georgie Watts

We are constantly creating educational programmes for our students that match their skills and talents. As part of this, we need to hear from parents and carers about our gifted learners.

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Congratulations to Tobias Devereux

by Staff

Tobias achieved a grade of A+ (97%) in his Semester 1 maths paper – a 200 level paper in Discrete Mathematics through Massey University

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ICAS is coming!

by Daniel Kelly

ICAS is an internationally recognised competition. Each subject includes a range of questions, from easy to difficult, and is a great way to develop your thinking skills.

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Dunedin Youth Orchestra Concert

by Georgie Watts

25th July

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8BON Musos

New Term, new instrument?

by Georgie Watts

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Shakespeare Ora Aotearoa

by Erica Ward

Shakespeare Ora Aotearoa is a one-off event, with support of the Ministry of Youth Development, for young people between 15 and 24 years old. Ellen Redfearn and Emily Kerr-Bell were delighted to be selected for this years development workshop in Wellington

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BandQuest 2020!

by Georgie Watts

Calling all bands and band musicians from Years 7 - 9!

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Year 10 Aquatic Lessons

by Ant Harris

All Year 10 classes are completing four or five aquatic lessons during Term 3.

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Dunedin City Council the Community Play Space Strategic Plan Survey

by Dunedin City Council

This survey will go live on Friday

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Kavanagh Alumni Dominating Womens Rugby

by Morgan Walker

Left to right: Cristy Watkins, Stephanie Pickles, Kilisitina Moata'ane, Jamie Church, Mariana Ioane, Eilis Doyle, Evie Sefton, Morgan Walker

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by Catholic Social Services

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by Otago Waterpolo

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