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Kavanagh College

Issue 31 2017


Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Tena Koutou Katoa.  Nga mihi mahana.  Warm spring greetings

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Mark your calendar

by Maria Menzies

Please click on the attachment to view key dates for Term 4

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Solidarity Day, Friday 29th September 

by Laurel Lanner

This Friday we will be holding a Social Justice Day when we think about those less fortunate than ourselves and give money to support them.

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Cultural Awards

Cultural Prizegiving

by Katrina Kerr-Bell

Congratulations to the following students who were the major prize winners at the Cultural Awards Prizegiving held last night.

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Year 11 – 13 Tutorials & Workshops

by Steve Read

“Well prepared students achieve better results” 

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KGT 2017

Kavanagh's Got Talent 2017!

by Georgie Watts

Wednesday was a busy day for the talented students at Kavanagh!

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Choir at Spring Fling 2017

Spring Fling Blast!

by Georgie Watts

There was standing room only at the Spring Fling last week.

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by Tim Lucas

Last Friday, Savanah Kamura, Megan Hanning, Aliyah Tautuhi, Meihana Kewene-Masin attended a Catholic Schools Education hui in Alexandra. 

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Children's Commissioner's Visit

by Tricia James

On Monday Judge Andrew Beecroft, visited the school to meet with a small group of students.

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by Kerron Thomson

The science department is able to purchase bulk packs of Year 11 Science Revision Work booklets. These are write-on booklets that test understanding of the key concepts and most commonly asked questions. Answers can be checked online.

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'The Company's Christmas Pantomime

by Chris Manley

Our daytime shows are filling fast. There are seats available on Tuesday, December 12 at 11.30 am and some still for Monday, December 11 at 10.00 am, 11.30 am and 1.15 pm. Our evening show is Tuesday December 12 at 6pm.

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Jazz Band

Jazz Band at St Peter Chanel School Fair

by Georgie Watts

Thanks for having us SPC! 

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Elizabeth Audas   Duke of Edinburgh

Congratulations to Elizabeth Audas earning her Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Award

by Rachel Mortimer

Elizabeth begun her award last year and has now completed it and has started her Silver award. 

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Uniform reminders

by Maria Menzies

The optional summer uniform may be worn during Term 4 2018 and Term 1 2019.

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Uniform shop

Kavanagh College Uniform Shop

by Jayne Hook

Opening Hours

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Breakfast with Bender

by Michael MacKenzie

Four of our students were lucky enough to spend some time with Highlander and All Black Fullback Ben Smith recently at an Otago Secondary Schools Sports Association leadership breakfast.

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Good luck to our Girls Curling Team

by Staff

Good luck to Temika Bishop, Emily Armstrong and Grace Bishop who are heading to the National Championships in Auckland this weekend.

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Hockey Team Hosts Aussies

by Michael MacKenzie

Kavanagh College hockey hosted a boys hockey team from New South Wales who are doing a tour of the South Island. 

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Senior Boys Basketball Tournament

by Mike Waterworth

Our Senior Boys Basketball team enjoyed the opportunity to compete in the Northern Cup tournament in Auckland during the recent New Zealand Secondary Schools tournament week.

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by Anthony Harris

All Year 9 classes are completing five to six lessons during Term 4. These will occur during timetabled Health and Physical Education lessons at Moana Pool.

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Parenting Courses and Parenting Support

by Catholic Social Services

Find new tools to help develop your parenting skills with practical ideas and great support through the above six week courses

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