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Issue 24 2021

13th August: Kavanagh Day

15th – 17th August: Year 13 Geography Trip to Queenstown

16th – 20th August: ICAS English

18th August: Years 10-12 Tutor teacher/parent/student mentoring meetings

19th August: Year 7 & 8 Taieri Interchange

20th August: Board of Trustees Student Rep nominations open

23rd – 27th August: ICAS Science

24th August: Otago Primary Schools Netball Festival

25th August: Years 7 & 8 Ariki Cup Cross Country

26th August: Careers and Course Planning Evening Yrs 10-12, 7.30pm, Staffroom. Year 13 Otago University Course Planning

27th August: Otago Polytechnic Liaison and Otago University Liaison visit

30th August – 3rd September: ICAS Maths

30th August – 4th September: Secondary Schools National Sports Tournament Week

10th September: 2021 Years 9-13 option selections deadline

11th – 12th September: Edmund Rice Conference, Queenstown

13th –  17th September: Otago Schools Polyfest

14th September: Year 7 - 9 Parent – Kaiako and subject teacher interviews

15th September: Get to Go Challenge for Year 10 Students, Year 10 Market Day, Board of Trustees Meeting 6.00pm in D1.4

16th September: Year 11 Maths Extension Class sit final MCAT assessment (students can only sit this today)

16th – 22nd September: Years 11-13 Suspended Timetable/Assessment week, Years 7-10 Sexuality Education Days. Students may wear mufti on their year levels sexuality day

19th – 21st September: Tourism and Travel Trip to Queenstown

24th September: Mercy Day. Board of Trustees Student Rep voting

29th September: Cultural Awards 7.00pm

30th September: Kāhui Ako Cultural Festival

1st October: Swimming Sports.  End of Term 3

18th October: Term 4 begins

27th October: Sports Awards 7.00pm

3rd November: Senior Prizegiving 7.00pm

Contents

Principal's Message

by Kate Nicholson

Greetings to our Kavanagh College Whānau

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Kavanagh Day

Kavanagh Day

by Staff

Kavanagh Day is the College's Feast Day when the whole school gathers together to celebrate our unity and our diversity.

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Bishop's Shield

by Staff

This weekend, Kavanagh College is competing in the annual Bishop's Shield Speech and Drama competition between the Southern Region's Catholic Secondary Schools - St Kevin's College (Oamaru), Kavanagh College, St Peter's College (Gore) and Verdon College (Invercargill).

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by Brendan Jarvie

We are seeking an outstanding Canteen Manager to lead the provision of quality and delicious food, served in a welcoming and friendly environment.

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Years 10-13 Course Advice & Career Planning Evening

by Steve Read

Thursday 26th August, 7.30pm

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Cybersafety hub for Kavanagh

by Rachel Mortimer

A number of parents share that their students are difficult to detach from their devices at times. This article in our hub on 'digital tantrums' may be of use.

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Years 10, 11 and 12 Individual Parent/Student/Mentor Interviews - 18th August

by Steve Read

To reflect on goals and explore the careers website with mentor teachers

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Year 13 Drama presents, In Our Shoes by Emily Duncan

by Erica Ward

The Year 13 Drama students will present Emily Duncans, In Our Shoes on Thursday 26th August, 7pm in the Auditorium. Koha Entry

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YES UPDATE

by Jill Armstrong

The team continues to make a number of direct sales of their products.

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PFA

KAVANAGH COLLEGE PFA

by Steve Read

The Kavanagh College PFA is always looking for new members.

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2020 Magazine

by Anna Louw-Young

The Kavanagh College 2020 Magazine is now available to purchase from the Bursar's Office for $20.00

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Grants available for Gifted and Talented projects!

by Georgie Watts

Are you looking for a challenge? Are you always asking questions and wondering why? Do you want to spend time with a master carver? Would spending time with a highly skilled musician or writer inspire you? Do you have a creative project in mind or a hypothesis you want to test? What would extend your exceptional sporting ability? Do you have an issue to explore with your curious mind?

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by Staff

Taieri Musical Society is proud to present Moana Jnr, the Musical, in the next school holidays at Coronation Hall in Mosgiel.

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Onsite Physiotherapist

by Tricia James

Back in Motion support a Physiotherapist on school site for our injured athletes

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Sports Awards Nominations 2021

by Michael MacKenzie

I now invite all students in years 9-13 to fill out the below link.

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Second XI Football Team End Season On A High

by Michael MacKenzie

The mighty Second XI football team finished third in their competition with a comprehensive 4-1 win over OBHS last Wednesday at Robin Hood Park

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Kavanagh College Pom Pom Hat

by Michael MacKenzie

Kavanagh College has now expanded their range of merchandise introducing a new pom pom hat

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