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Kavanagh College

Issue 21 2017

Upcoming dates:

6 July - Years 7-10 Reports issued

7 July - End of Term 2

24 July - Beginning of Term 3


Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Tihei Mauri ora. Ngā mihi nui te roopu whanau ki Kavanagh

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Jesus on the cross 

A Note from the DRS  

by Laurel Lanner

You are not Alone!

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Senior Art Students Art Department Tutorials

by Chris Pickles

All students doing Art at senior levels have much to do before the end of the year if they are to complete the folio’s that are required for their external submissions. 

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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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National Student Number (NSN) Cards 

by Mike Waterworth

The National Student Number (NSN) cards have arrived for all students entered in NCEA this year. They are being distributed by tutor teachers this week. The NSN Cards have students name, addresses and NSN number on one side. 

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Parent/Teacher Interviews

by Steve Read

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Niko Cockerell

Congratulations to Niko Cockerell

by Paula Stewart

Deputy Head Boy Niko has been selected as an 'Aspiring Leader' to represent Dunedin at a forum to be held in Wellington on 27-30 July

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Kavanagh Uniform Shop

by Jayne Hook

The uniform shop will be open during the school holidays on Tuesday 18th July 3-4pm.  Sales will be by cash or cheque only.

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Mark your Calendar

by Maria Menzies

Please click on the attachment to view key dates for Term 3

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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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Congratulations to Kavanagh College's Spelling Bee Champions!

by Maggie McGarry

Riley Mortimer, Mitchell Stewart, Rosa Latton and Tobias Devereux made the top 200 national spellers in the 2017 New Zealand Spelling Bee

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G & T Unit on Japan made complete with a Japanese cooking lesson

by Maggie McGarry

Naoko Inone-Kudo, a PHD student at the University of Otago, imparts her knowledge about Japanese cooking with Kavanagh and St Mary's students

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Murder and Mayhem Across The Ocean Waves

by Chris Manley

Last Friday, June 30, the Year Nine Drama class performed to a full house at Toitū’s Early Settlers Museum’s gallery ‘Across The Ocean Waves’.

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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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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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Dunedin Primary Schools Gifted and Talented Programme 2017

by Maggie McGarry

A great opportunity for students to participate in the Primary Gifted and Talented Programme at the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre.

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Congratulations - Owen Webb

by Kavanagh Staff

Owen competed in the South Island Weightlifting Champs last Saturday in Invercargill. 

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Curlers step up to the challenge at Co-ed Tournament

by Jill Armstrong

This year curling was introduced as a demonstration-only sporting code and Kavanagh did not disappoint

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Kavanagh Netball

by Staff

Congratulations to the following Year 7 and 8 students who were selected for Dunedin representative teams

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The Winning Hockey Team at the Annual Co-ed Tournament held on June 29.

Kavanagh College Win Co-ed Sports Tournament for 7th year in a row

by Michael MacKenzie

Kavanagh College once again dominated the annual Co-ed school's tournament held in Dunedin on 29th June

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Kavanagh Rugby Teams Perform Well

by Michael MacKenzie

Kavanagh College rugby teams continued their improvement at the weekend

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Girls' Hockey

Hockey Teams performing well

by Michael MacKenzie

Kavanagh College Hockey teams continue to perform well in local competitions

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Blue Penguin

Are you in Year 9 or 10 and interested in penguins?

by Science staff

Below is an opportunity for Year 9&10 students to get involved in Tracking Pukekura Blue Penguins, an environmental action programme for Year 9 & 10 students at Taiaroa Head. There are four one-day workshop on 4 August, 1 & 29 September and 24 November at Taiaroa Head.

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