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Kavanagh College

Issue 15 2017

Keep an eye out for our new website which will become active in the next few weeks. You can also visit us on our new facebook page. Give us a 'like' and you can be kept up to date with all Kavanagh's news.

Upcoming dates:

25 May - Otago/Southland Cross Country

1 June - Otago Cross Country

2 June - Years 11-13 Reports mailed out

5 June - Queens Birthday (school closed)


Acting Principal - Steve Read

Principal's Message

by Steve Read

Greetings, Kia ora, Talofa, Malo e lei

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Kavanagh Rugby Replies

by Staff

You may have read some local commentary about Kavanagh Rugby recently. Please be reassured that Kavanagh College rugby is most definitely an established part of our community’s fabric and a valuable and valued sporting option for our young people.

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Pink Shirt Day! 

by Pink Shirt Day

Mufti day for 11ER Social Justice Friday 26th May 

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Rugby Get - Together

by Michael MacKenzie

Sunday 28 May, 3.00pm at Eureka

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First XV and Colts Rugby Trip to Wanaka

by Michael Mackenzie

Transport Organisation

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Parent and Friends Association - Tonight, 5.15pm in the College Staffroom

by Staff

All whanau, family and friends are warmly invited to attend and help organise fundraising and pastoral activities to support the school community

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Senior Enviro Council & Junior Enviro Club

by Lucia Rozenberg

On Monday 15th of May members of the Senior Enviro Council and Junior Enviro Club gathered together at Robin Hood Park

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St Mary's Gifted and Talented students

St Mary's students brainstorm on Japan

by Maggie McGarry

St Mary's students brainstorm what they would like to learn on Japan for their Term Two G&T Japan Unit.

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Chamber Music Group 

Chamber Music Hopefuls

by Georgie Watts

Rehearsals are well under way for our Chamber Music group.

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Poon Watcharinkarn, Misako Amari, Haruna Ohhara, our new international students who recently arrived

Welcome to our new international students 

by Nicki Ridden-Angus

On the first day of term two we welcomed three new long term international students to Kavanagh: Poon Watcharinkarn from Thailand and Misako Amari and Haruna Ohhara from Japan. 

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School Camp

Year Eight Camp -Parent help required.

by Shaun Haig

Dates: Tuesday 21st- Friday 24th November.  Pukerau, Gore 

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'The Caucasian Chalk Circle'

by Chris Manley

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Class Photos

by Bursar's Office

Class Photos are on display in the Office Foyer

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Year 10 Drama Presentation

by Chris Manley

Toitu, Tuesday 13 June

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Youth Group

 Hills Youth Group (for students from Year 6 – Year 10)  

by Hills Youth Group

St Francis Xavier Parish Centre, this Sunday 28th May 2017, 4.00pm – 5.30pm

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Winter information

Adverse Weather Information

by Maria Menzies

In the event of adverse weather affecting the school day there are a number of ways to get up to date information.

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Tuesday 27 June, 6.00pm in the Castle 1 Lecture Theatre

by University of Otago

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Otago Secondary Schools Swimming

by Peter Christophers

Last Sunday seven Kavanagh College swimmers took part in the Otago Secondary Schools’ Swimming Championship held at Moana Pool.  All swimmers performed well, qualifying for many finals. Competing swimmers were Nik Dohig, Meg Christophers, Megan Hanning, William Christophers, Erika Fairweather, Holly Uluakiola and Hannah Drew (absent from photograph).

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Otago Southland Surf Lifesaving Awards of Excellence winners announced

by Otago Surf Lifesaving

Congratulations to the following Kavanagh students who were awarded excellence awards at the The 2017 Otago-Southland Awards of Excellence held in Dunedin recently.

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Basketball girls- Southern Catholic Schools tournament

Kavanagh Basketball and Miniball Season Underway

by Mike Waterworth

The busy basketball season is underway with all teams having played their first games.

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Logan Park Road Race

Caversham Harriers Secondary School Relay Report 

by Michael MacKenzie

On 17 May Kavanagh College entered a Junior mixed and Senior Mixed team into the annual Caversham Harriers Secondary school relay which is run around the streets of Kings High School.   Below are the results and individual times.

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Girls' Hockey

Girl's Hockey Report

by Ian Paulin

Kavanagh vs Logan Park High School

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Boys hockey

Boy's Hockey Report

by Ian Paulin

Kavanagh 1st XI vs John McGlashan College U15

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Canoe Polo

by Canoe Club

Have-a-go Skills Night

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