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Kavanagh College

Issue 23 2021

8th August: Open Day – 12 noon

9th – 13th August: ICAS Writing and Digital Technologies

11th August: Board of Trustees Meeting 6.00pm in D1.4

13th August: Kavanagh Day

15th – 17th August: Year 13 Geography Trip to Queenstown

16th – 20th August: ICAS English

18th August: Years 10-12 Tutor teacher/parent/student mentoring meetings

19th August: Year 7 & 8 Taieri Interchange

20th August: Board of Trustees Student Rep nominations open

23rd – 27th August: ICAS Science

24th August: Otago Primary Schools Netball Festival

25th August: Years 7 & 8 Ariki Cup Cross Country

26th August: Careers and Course Planning Evening Yrs 10-12, 7.30pm, Staffroom. Year 13 Otago University Course Planning

27th August: Otago Polytechnic Liaison and Otago University Liaison visit

30th August – 3rd September: ICAS Maths

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

Contents

Principal's Message

by Kate Nicholson

Kia orāna kōtou kātoatoa – Greetings during this Cook Islands Language Week)

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by Maria Menzies

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Years 10, 11 and 12 Individual Parent/Student/Mentor Interviews - 18th August

by Steve Read

To reflect on goals and explore the careers website with mentor teachers

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Years 10-13 Course Advice & Career Planning Evening

by Steve Read

Thursday 26th August, 7.30pm

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Year 12 Geography Trip to Aoraki Mt Cook

by Sue Roberts-Blyth

Year 12 Geographers were on a mission to collect data for their Level 2 assessments, so the intrepid bunch set off early on Monday for the South Island High Country.

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Kavanagh Musos

Kavanagh Jazz Musos

by Georgie Watts

Kavanagh put on a great show on Friday at the annual Dunedin Youth Jazz Competition.

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Young Enterprise Scheme Update

by Jill Armstrong

Congratulations to Under The Door Enterprises for winning the recent Otago Promotion Challenge. As a result, the team was awarded $100 as seed funding and have progressed further to compete nationally for this Challenge. Well done!

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Year 10 Economics

by Jill Armstrong

GrowingNZ Innovation Challenge

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Our Linewize Community Connect event for parents had quite an impact.

by Rachel Mortimer

Pauline Spence talked to around 50 parents discussing statistics around the online space for teenagers and giving some practical advice to support them with their children.

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Be cynical and think first!

by Rachel Mortimer

Leanne Ross made quite an impact last week when she addressed our students regarding aspects of the online space.

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Our new cyber safety hub is now live

by Rachel Mortimer

We partner with Linewize to support our young people in the online space. As part of this partnership, they provide this hub to focus on the home-school partnership. There are a number of fantastic resources available for you to look at.

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Reminder

by Maria Menzies

If your child is leaving school for any reason during the day please make contact with the office

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Parking Reminder

by Maria Menzies

There are a number of cars parking dangerously when dropping/picking up students. This is putting our students at risk of serious harm.

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Kavanagh College Entertainment Book

by Anne-Marie MacDonell

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Sports Awards Nominations 2021

by Michael MacKenzie

I now invite all students in years 9-13 to fill out the below link.

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Ring Makes Gold Rush Squad

by Michael MacKenzie

Congratulations to Deputy Head Girl Annabelle Ring who has been recently selected in the Otago Women's Gold Rush Basketball team for their up coming campaign

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Kennedy Wins Ninth Title In A Row With Dunedin Tech

by Michael MacKenzie

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Swimming

Christophers Performs With Credit At Swimming Nationals

by Michael MacKenzie

Congratulations to Meg Christophers who recently attended the National Swimming Champs in Auckland

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Sports Hoodie Now Available At Otago Sports Depot

by Michael MacKenzie

The Kavanagh College sports hoodie is now available for purchase at the Otago Sports Depot.

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