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Issue 28 2018

10th – 14 Sept: Otago Polyfest

11th Sept: Secondary Schools Music Festival

12th Sept: Year 10 Market Day

13th Sept: Years 9-13 in 2019 option sheets returned

18th Sept: Year 7 - 10 Parent - Teacher Interviews

20th Sept: Year 11 Maths Extension Class sit final MCAT assessment (students can only sit this today)

24th-25th Sept: Year 8 Mt Aspiring Interchange, Dunedin

25th Sept: Board of Trustees meeting 7.30pm in the staffroom

26th Sept: Kavanagh’s Got Talent Show, Cultural Awards

28th Sept: Swimming Sports, Year 11-13 Final Reports Issued, End of Term 3


Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Greetings. Nga mihi nui

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Years 7-10 Parent-Teacher Interviews

by Maria Menzies

These interviews will be held on Tuesday 18th September in the School Hall. Interviews will be running from 3:30pm-8:00pm with all staff taking a tea break from 5:30pm 6:15pm.

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by Steve Read

Kavanagh College Course booklet. The booklet for courses offered in 2019 is now available in both hard copy and online. Students have been issued with a copy and will enter options online.

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From left, Hinemoa Tichborne 7DGR, Anahera Lewis 7OCS, Jemma Mortimer 8TSU, Charlotte McKinlay 8CAM, Isobel McKewen 8CAM and Amalie Latton 8CAM.


by Tim Lucas


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“Wall of Fame” 2018

by Katrina Kerr-Bell

Does your son/daughter qualify for the Wall of Fame this year?

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First Parliament sitting of the City State of OClia

OC Creating a Government

by Georgie Watts

OC18 talked this week about government within society, who should rule, how they should rule, and they discussed what laws were essential to the smooth running of their society.

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Dunedin Youth Orchestra at Kavanagh

Dunedin Orchestra in Kavanagh Auditorium.

by Georgie Watts

Please come and support some of our students and Kavanagh Alumni when the Dunedin Youth Orchestra play in the Kavanagh Auditorium On Wednesday 19th September.

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The Voice lab promotion

'The Voice Lab Pop Ensemble' October School Holiday workshop

by Sarah Henderson

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by Tim Lucas

Bula vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō e lelei, Kia orana, Taloha ni, Malo lava, Mauri, Ia orana, Kia ora koutou katoa!

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MCAT Algebra

by Daniel Kelly

This year, the MCAT will run on Period 4, Thursday, Week 9, on September 20th in M35 and M36.

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Ski camp 31/8-2/9

by Anna Kaarill

Friday afternoon we were around 30 excited students leaving for skiing. The mood was high and loud music was played on our way.

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by Pauline Ireland-Kenny

Congratulations to the following students on their results in the recent ICAS Writing Competition

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Fantastic opportunity for singers!

by Georgie Watts

Arlie McCormick, vocal lecturer at Otago University will be coming in to school to deliver vocal workshop on 12th September.

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Blossom Blast Music Bonanza

Blossom Blast Music Bonanza!

by Georgie Watts

The time is coming for this years' spring musical festivities! Thursday 20th September sees the Blossom Blast return to the Kavanagh College Library!

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Calling all Advertisers for the Yearbook/Magazine 2018

by Pauline Ireland-Kenny

Every year at Kavanagh College we publish a yearbook/magazine, recording the history and achievements of our school year. Our twenty-ninth magazine will again be a quality publication, with glossy pages set in laser print. The 2017 full colour version can be seen on the school website.

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Quiz Night in support of Erika Fairweather

by Emma Young

Kensingston Tavern on Sunday 23rd of September from 6-10pm - R18 and over

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Otago Cricket

by Michael MacKenzie

Otago Cricket is working in partnership with Wayne Goldsmith while in Dunedin as part of his national tour next month

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by Heart Kids

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