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Kavanagh College

Issue 20 2017

Upcoming dates:

5/7 July - School Production "Bugsy Malone"

6 July - Years 7-10 Reports issued

7 July - End of Term 2

Contents

Acting Principal - Steve Read

Principal's Message

by Steve Read

Greetings, Kia ora, Talofa, Malo e lei

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Jesus on the cross 

A Note from the DRS

by Laurel Lanner

Looking into the Face of Others

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Parent/Teacher Interviews

by Steve Read

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Bugsy Malone - 5/7 July

by Katrina Kerr-Bell

Tickets on sale now - at Kavanagh College Bursar's Office

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Billets for 11th and 12th of August

by Katrina Kerr-Bell

We are hosting this year's Bishop’s Shield Otago and Southland Catholic Secondary Schools’ Public Speaking Competition.  It is the 74th year of this competition and we need bed and breakfast for 60 students.

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Sharon Cowie

Congratulations to Good Sorts winner Sharon Cowie - Canteen Manager

by Paula Stewart

Sharon will be appearing on TV 1's Good Sorts feature on Sunday, 9th July. 

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Kavanagh College PFA QUIZ Night

by PFA

When: Thursday 10th August at 7.00pm Where: The Kensington Tui Clubrooms Cost: $30 per team (six people per team) 

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Otago RoboCup Competition Success

by Staff

Tobias Devereux (Year 9) took part in the Otago RoboCup competition held in Dunedin on Saturday 24 June

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Dr Lisa Matisoo-Smith

Kavanagh was very excited to host Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith

by Science staff

Professor Matisoo-Smith is a Professor of Biological Anthropology. The Matisoo-Smith lab focuses primarily on identifying the origins of Pacific peoples and their commensal plants and animals in order to better understand the settlement, history and prehistory of the Pacific and New Zealand.

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Tangible, Orgulous and Gallimaufry are Three of the One Hundred Spelling Bee Words for 2017

by Maggie McGarry

Mitchell Stewart, Tobias Devereux, Riley Mortimer and Rosa Latton have been practising for three months for the 2017 New Zealand Spelling Bee.

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Drama Tiriti O Waitangi

by Chris Manley

Our history was reenacted by Year 10 Drama students on 13 June 2017. The devised drama told the story of the signing of 'The Treaty of Waitangi' at Otakou on 13 June 1840

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Y13 Science quiz 2017

Third place in the Year 13 Science quiz

by Science staff

The team consisting of Anthony Mirfin, Jacob Larson, Tuseka Njoko and Isaac Rijlaarsdam came third in the Y13 Science quiz.

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Year Nine Drama students perform 'Across The Ocean Waves'

by Chris Manley

This Friday June 30 at 1.45pm, the Year 9 Drama class will perform their final assessment for the semester at Toitu's gallery, 'Across The Ocean Waves'.

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My exchange at Kavanagh College, By Fabiane Da Paz Silva, Year 12, Brazil 

by Nicki Ridden-Angus

Fabiane departed our school this month with the other five students from the "Win the World" program. Before she returned to Pernambuco, she wrote about her time here at our school.

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Wanted - small Brown or Grey Suits

by Katrina Kerr-Bell

Do you have small old brown or grey suits you would like to donate to the school for our Production of 'Bugsy Malone"?

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Tutoring for Years 11-13 students

by Paula Stewart

Every Wednesday 2.10pm-4.00pm in M2.6

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Rugby

Rugby Teams on the Improve

by Michael MacKenzie

Kavanagh College rugby teams are improving nicely as the season progresses

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Mrs Debbie Waldron

Farewell for Mrs Debbie Waldron, Principal, St Peter Chanel 

by St Peter Chanel School

Mrs Debbie Waldron, the esteemed Principal of St Peter Chanel is moving on. Please come and help us farewell her in style! 

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Farewell for Jan Taylor, Principal, St Bernadette's School

by St Bernadettes School

You are invited to a Mass of thanks and appreciation to farewell Mrs Jan Taylor

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