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Kavanagh College

Issue 23 2018

5th August: Open Day – 2.00pm

7th August: Otago Polytechnic Liaison visit, Board of Trustees meeting 7.00pm in the staffroom

10th – Sunday 12th August:Bishop’s Shield

13th August: NCEA Fees due

14th August: ICAS Maths Competition

15th August: Kavanagh Day

17th August: Teacher only Day

22nd – Tuesday 28th August:Years 11-13 Suspended Timetable/Assessment week

30th August: Careers and Course Planning Evening Yrs 10-12, 7.30pm, Auditorium

31st August: Year 13 Otago University Course Planning day at school


Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Tena Koutou. Talofa. Malo lelei. Greetings

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by Maria Menzies

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School Closed - Teacher Only Day Friday 17 August

by Steve Read

The Dunedin Catholic Schools Kahui Ako Community of Learning Expo will be held at Kavanagh College on Friday 17 August

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St Dominic

by Bede O'Callaghan

On Friday 3rd August, at 10.00am, the Catholic schools in the Dunedin area which were founded by the Dominican Order, celebrate St Dominic’s feast day with a joint mass at Holy Name. All Year 7 students will be attending. Come and celebrate with us!

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Greetings from the Kavanagh College Parents and Friends Association

by Maria Menzies

The PFA would like support to run the afternoon tea on Open Day, Sunday the 5th of August from 2.00-4.00pm

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Otago Secondary Schools' Music Fstival

Choir Again!

by Georgie Watts

Choir will be back up and running in Week 3 in preparation for the Otago Secondary Schools' Music Festival

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A visit to Danish Delights

by Sue Robinson

A sweet treat

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Enviro Council news

by Elliot Blyth

From left: Enviro council teacher Nina O'Callaghan, Enviroschools Dunedin co-ordinator Janet Young, and students Badiye Guang, Joy Auckram, Maeischa Fox, Michaela Jensen, Clare Fischer, Nicole King, Lily Jensen, and Elliot Blyth. Not Pictured: Anna Roberts, Blake Chalmers.

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NZYSW 2018

Experience at the New Zealand Youth Symphonic Wind Band

by Michaela Jensen 13WA

“The New Zealand Youth Symphonic Wind Band (NZYSW) aims to be New Zealand’s premier youth wind ensemble. It is open to young people up to 25 years of age who will have the opportunity to train, excel and perform on their chosen instrument at the highest level.”

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2018 NCEA Exam Fees

by Bursar

Payment of NCEA fees for Years 11, 12 and 13 is due by Monday 13 August 2018

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Year 10's - Helping Teens Be Good With Money

by Steve Read

Year 10's - Helping Teens Be Good With Money

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by Shaun Haig

Parent help required

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Player of the Day

by Anita Van den Beld

Our sports prefects are running a player of the day competition to reward those players who have a positive attitude and show great sportsmanship on and off the field.

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Senior Sports Awards 2018

by Michael MacKenzie

The Senior Sports awards are being held on Wednesday 24th October for all Year 11-13 students, the second week back in Term 4.

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by Sports

Congratulations to Hunter Burke who won both the Senior Men's and Open Doubles Event at the New Zealand Luge Championships in Naseby on Saturday

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Otago Metro under 16 Rugby Trial

by Michael MacKenzie

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Entertainment Book -PFA Fundraiser

by Anne-Marie MacDonell

Discover the most ‘entertaining’ way to help Kavanagh College raise funds…

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How to Set Up Your Tweens and Teens for Independence and Success

by Sue Porter

Kavanagh is offering a free seminar to parents called How to Set Up Your Tweens and Teens for Independence and Success, at Otago Girls High School

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Life Education

by Life Education Trust

Life Education is a charitable trust that educates and empowers children to make healthy choices. We teach children about topics including food and nutrition, friendships and relationships, personal identity and helpful and harmful substances.

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