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Kavanagh College

Issue 24 2017

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Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Tena Koutou Katoa

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BISHOP'S SHIELD

by Bishop's Shield

This weekend, Kavanagh College is hosting the annual Bishop's Shield Speech and Drama competition between the Southern Region's Catholic Secondary Schools - St Kevin's College (Oamaru), Kavanagh College, St Peter's College (Gore) and Verdon College (Invercargill). 

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Jesus on the cross 

A Note from the DRS

by Laurel Lanner

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2017 NCEA Exam Fees

by Bursar's Office

Payment of NCEA fees for Years 11, 12 and 13 is due by Monday 14 August 2017.

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Whanau Hui

TERM THREE WHĀNAU HUI

by Tim Lucas

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Kavanagh Day

KAVANAGH DAY—Tuesday 15 August

by Staff

Kavanagh Day is the College’s Feast Day when the whole school gathers together to celebrate our unity and our diversity. Students are able to wear House Colours to school.

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SUSPENDED TIMETABLE FOR YEARS 11-13 STUDENTS, 23-29 AUGUST

by Staff

During the suspended timetable week for senior students it is vital that students and parents know the importance of these practice externals.

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Agribusiness - brand new course to be offered in 2018

by Jill Armstrong

This is a new and exciting course offered in New Zealand secondary schools in 2018 brought about by the massive skills shortage of graduates in Agribusiness now and in the future. 

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RANGATAHI O TE MOANA

by Tim Lucas

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MANA POUNAMU YOUNG ACHIEVERS’ AWARDS 2017

by Tim Lucas

Calling for nominations for this year's Mana Pounamu award. Do you know an outstanding Māori junior (Year 9-11) student or senior (Year 12-13) student at Kavanagh College that deserves recognition? 

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Vanuatu 2017 

by Ashlee Young

Halfway through 2016 four Kavanagh students, ( Abi Fern Year 11, Sam Fern Year 12, James Ayers Year 11, and Ashlee Young Year 13 ) along students from other schools around Dunedin including Kings, John McGlashan, Bradford Primary and Otago Polytechnic, started planning a youth mission trip to Vanuatu

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Reader/Writers needed for Assessment Week

by Lynley Harris

Wednesday 18 September to Tuesday 24 September

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Give us a Like on Facebook

by Maria Menzies

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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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Calling all Advertisers for the Yearbook/Magazine 2017

by Pauline Ireland-Kenny

Every year at Kavanagh College we publish a yearbook/magazine, recording the history and achievements of our school year. Last year’s Magazine ran to 152 pages with over 700 photographs. Our twenty-eighth magazine will again be a quality publication, with glossy pages set in laser print. The 2016 full colour version can be seen on the school website.

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The Otago Southland Youth Forum is fast approaching and registrations are now open! 

by Josh Meikle

We have an exciting conference planned with opportunities to meet many of Dunedin's experts in the areas of Innovation, Education, Law, Culture, Health and the Environment

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by Combined Youth Group

18 August, 6.15 - 8.00pm at the Edgar Centre

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Congratulations Erika

by Staff

Congratulations to Erika Fairweather for achieving the New Zealand Swimming Championship 13 years 1500m Freestyle record in a time of 17:15.28. She smashed the previous record by over 6 seconds!

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Tim O'Farrell Competes for the ball in the Super cup football tournament in Northern Ireland.

Kavanagh Boys Perform well at Prestigious Football Supercup Tournament.

by Michael MacKenzie

Four Kavanagh College students recently returned from Ireland after competing in a World Football Tournament for the Otago Super Cup Team.

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Congratulations to Ariana Barr

by Football

Ariana Barr, Year 9, has been selected for the Otago Girls 14th Grade Football team

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Girls' Hockey

Tense And Tight Hockey 

by Michael MacKenzie

Another week of tense and tight Hockey saw mixed results for our teams this week.

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Arie Bloemsaat selected for Otago Indoor Bowls Team.

by Michael MacKenzie

Arie Bloemsaat was recently selected to represent Otago Indoor Bowls and Kavanagh College.

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Football

Football Teams Performing well

by Michael MacKenzie

Kavanagh College football teams continue to perform well in the local secondary school's competitions

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Senior Sports Awards 2017

by Michael MacKenzie

The Senior Sports Awards this year will be held on Wednesday 25th October at 11.30am in the Kavanagh College Auditorium

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Otago Secondary Duathlon Champs

by Otago Secondary Schools Duathlon

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