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Issue 25 2021

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

10th September: 2021 Years 9-13 option selections deadline

11th – 12th September: Edmund Rice Conference, Queenstown

13th – 17th September: Otago Schools Polyfest

14th September: Year 7 - 9 Parent – Kaiako and subject teacher interviews

15th September: Get to Go Challenge for Year 10 Students, Year 10 Market Day, Board of Trustees Meeting 6.00pm in D1.4

16th September: Year 11 Maths Extension Class sit final MCAT assessment (students can only sit this today)

16th – 22nd September: Years 11-13 Suspended Timetable/Assessment week, Years 7-10 Sexuality Education Days. Students may wear mufti on their year levels sexuality day

19th – 21st September: Tourism and Travel Trip to Queenstown

24th September: Mercy Day. Board of Trustees Student Rep voting

29th September: Cultural Awards 7.00pm

30th September: Kāhui Ako Cultural Festival

1st October: Swimming Sports. End of Term 3

18th October: Term 4 begins

27th October: Sports Awards 7.00pm

3rd November: Senior Prizegiving 7.00pm

Contents

Principal's Message

by Kate Nicholson

Kia ora tātou, Talofa lava, Malo e lelei

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Kavanagh College

by Maria Menzies

Student Representative Election for the Board of Trustees

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by Father Hook

The next Kavanagh Mass will be on Sunday, September 26th at 11am in the Dominican Chapel

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by Kate Kelly

In the hopes that we will be back at school on Friday the 27th of August, we will be having a mufti day for daffodil day.

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Reader/Writer Help Needed

by Vicky Jones

Our senior students will soon be completing their mock exams and as always we are looking for volunteers who would be willing to give a few hours of their time to be a reader/writer.

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Bishop Shield 2021

by Sarah Henderson

Twenty one students from Kavanagh College travelled to St Kevin's College in Oamaru last weekend to compete in the 77th Annual Bishop Shield competition.

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Year 13 Geography Trip to Queenstown

by Sue Roberts-Blyth

Year 13 Geography students are working towards a Level 3 External on Cultural Processes, so on Sunday we departed for Queenstown to study the spatial and temporal impacts of tourism in the Lakes District.

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Exciting news from Under The Door Enterprises

by Jill Armstrong

Our website was launched today at 12.00 pm!

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8HEN News

by Sarah Henderson

During Term Two, 8HEN's term theme was 'Ready For Action'.

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VPN

What is a VPN?

by Rachel Mortimer

Our students often try to use a VPN at school to bypass the controls we have in place because we use N4L and Linewize which contain filters.

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PFA

KAVANAGH COLLEGE PFA

by Steve Read

The Kavanagh College PFA is always looking for new members.

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Ka pū te ruha, ka hao te rakatahi

by Maya Tate-Manning

Te Pae Māhuri, Dunedin Māori Youth Council, are proud to announce Kura Reo Rakatahi, in partnership with He Waka Kotuia and Kotahi Mano Kāika

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Year 13 Drama presents, In Our Shoes by Emily Duncan

by Erica Ward

The Year 13 Drama students will present Emily Duncans, In Our Shoes on Thursday 26th August, 7pm in the Auditorium. Koha Entry

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2020 Magazine

by Anna Louw-Young

The Kavanagh College 2020 Magazine is now available to purchase from the Bursar's Office for $20.00

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SOUTH ISLAND U15 RUGBY TOURNAMENT OAMARU

by Tim Lucas

In week six of this term, Kavanagh College will be attending the Rural Livestock South Island U15 tournament.

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Nuala Kelly has been representing Kavanagh College in the sport of Aerobics

by Staff

She has made the nationals again and will compete for Kavanagh College in Wellington in September.

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Rhythmic Gymnastics

by Staff

Congratulations to Year 7 student Isobel Taylor who won the Otago Cup at the recent Dunedin Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition

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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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Kavanagh College Pom Pom Hat

by Michael MacKenzie

Kavanagh College has now expanded their range of merchandise introducing a new pom pom hat

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