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Kavanagh College

Issue 18 2021

18 June: Bookings open for Year 10-13 Parent Teacher Interviews to be held on 8 July

23 June: Big Day Out – Sacred Heart and St Mary’s Dunedin

25 June: Sustainable Style Day - Gold coin donation for Caritas. Attitudes to Learning published on Edge

1 July: Dunedin Co-Ed School Sports Tournament

2 July: Years 7-10 Achievement Reports emailed out

7 July: Big Day Out – St Bernadettes

8 July: Years 10-13 Parent/Teacher Interviews

9 July: End of Term 2

26 July: Start of Term 3

8 August: Open afternoon 12 noon

Contents

Principal's Message

by Kate Nicholson

What an exciting day we had yesterday! No doubt you have seen or read of Head Girl, Erika Fairweather, and her selection for the 2021 Olympic Swim Team.

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by Maria Menzies

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Years 10-13 Parent/Teacher/Student Interviews

by Steve Read

Interviews for students in Years 10-13 will be held on Thursday 8th July in the Christian Brothers Gymnasium.

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Working Bee Sunday 4th July

by Rebecca Meikle

The PFA are holding a community working bee on Sunday 4th July at 1:00pm to freshen up some outdoor areas around Kavanagh College.

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The Future of Kavanagh College Rugby

by Kate Nicholson

We would like to invite all present and prospective interested parents and friends of the college to an evening of discussion and ideas as we plan our vision for boys’ rugby at Kavanagh.

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Te Kahui and Lewis getting some feedback from Dr Mike

Kavanagh songwriting students at Uni workshop

by Georgie Watts

A group of senior songwriters and producers met with Dr Maddy Parkins-Craig and Dr Mike Holland to workshop some of their ideas in the amazing facilities at the School of Performing Arts last Friday.

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Class Photos

by Anna Louw-Young

Class Photos are now available to order from the Bursar's Office. $18.50 each.

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Next week is Enviroweek!

by Benjamin Mahoney

We have a range of activities we are running such as beeswax wrap making workshops, clothing swaps, climate education and waste reduction.

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ICAS Competitions

by Laura Cooney

If you are interested in any of the ICAS competitions this year (Science, Maths, Writing, English or Digital Technologies), please see Miss Cooney in the Science office or send an email to lcooney@kavanagh.school.nz next week.

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by Anna Peyroux

The Year 13 Social Committee are trialling a donation system for the upcoming school formal.

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Kavanagh College Scarves

by Anna Louw-Young

The scarves are now available from the Bursar's Office.

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Young Enterprise Update

by Jill Armstrong

Congratulations to Under The Door Enterprises for successfully negotiating a deal with Mitre10 to supply 500 units (2,000) Woolly Wedges to the Dunedin Store.

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NZST Chamber Music Competition

by Staff

Congratulations to Serenity Hook whose group, 3 Dimensions, gained a Highly Commended at the above competition held on the 12 June

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Congratulations Erika

by Staff

Erika was officially named in the NZ Olympic team by White Fern and Olympic Ambassador Suzie Bates at a special assembly yesterday.

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Basketball Congratulations

by Staff

Congratulations to Annabelle Ring who was named in the U19 Women's Basketball Tournament team following the Nationals held In Auckland on on 5 – 8 June.

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Junior Catholic Schools Tournament 2021

by Michael MacKenzie

On Thursday 10 June, the annual Junior Catholic Schools Tournament was hosted by Kavanagh College and held in Dunedin.

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Otago Secondary Schools' Netball Tournament

by Staff

Congratulations to our year 9/10 netball team who won the Mixed Year 9/10 Section at the Otago Secondary Schools' Netball Tournament held this week.

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Kennedy Reaches Stage 2

by Michael MacKenzie

Congratulations to Georgia Kennedy who is now into the second stage of the ID football camp for selection into the NZ U17 girls team.

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Otago Secondary School Cross Country Run in Trying Conditions

by Michael MacKenzie

Congratulations to Oliver Lodge who was placed 4th in a time of 17:05.6 in the U15 Boys Otago Secondary School cross country held at Kaikorai Valley College on Thursday

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Holiday Bridge

by Otago Bridge Club

An intensive one-week experience to learn to play bridge, the best card game there is. Lots of hands-on card playing and good fun, with a break in the middle for afternoon tea.

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