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Issue 25 2018

17th Aug:  Teacher only day

22nd – 28th Aug:  Years 11-13 Suspended Timetable/Assessment week

30th Aug:  Careers and Course Planning Evening Yrs 10-12, 7.30pm, Auditorium

31st Aug:  Year 13 Otago University Course Planning day at school

3rd - 7th Sept:  Secondary Schools National Sports Tournament Week

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


Assistant Principal Report

by Mike Campbell


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Erika Fairweather, Gina Galloway, Zac Reid and Michael Pickett 

Congratulations - Erika Fairweather

by Swimming NZ

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has named Erika Fairweather as one of four swimmers to represent New Zealand at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games in October.

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Uniform shop

Uniform Shop

by Jayne Hook

Please note that the uniform shop will not be opening next Tuesday, 21 August.

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by Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council is working on a range of measures to improve road safety in Dunedin’s central city schools cluster. Improving safety for pedestrians is the highest priority for this project.

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Faith Facts

by Laurel Lanner

Week 4

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Ollie Meikle Science Fair Senior 2018 Best in Fair

Aurora Otago Science & Technology Fair Results 2018

by Liz Naylor

Congratulations to all our students who received awards at the Science and Technology Fair, particularly Ollie Meikle who won the Aurora Premier Award for Best in Fair!

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Careers Advice & Career Planning Evening

by Steve Read

Kavanagh College Auditorium on Thursday 30 August 2018 at 7.30pm

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by Tim Lucas

Calling for nominations for this year's Mana Pounamu award. Do you know an outstanding Māori junior (Year 9-11) student or senior (Year 12-13) student at Kavanagh College that deserves recognition?

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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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Bursar's Office

by Anna Louw-Young

Change of Opening Hours

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Dre Whaanga New Zealand Basketball invitation

by Mike Waterworth

Senior A Girls Basketballer and Year 11 student Dre Whaanga has been invited to participate in the U17 National Selection Camp. The camp is an invitation-only camp and is limited to the top 24 players in the country who were born in 2002.

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Senior Sports Awards 2018

by Michael MacKenzie

The Senior Sports awards are being held on Wednesday 24th October for all Year 11-13 students, the second week back in Term 4.

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Kreft Hits the Mark

by Michael MacKenzie

Alex Kreft performed well in his first Trap Shooting event in Balfour at the weekend.

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Arizona McFarlane year 10 competing in recent Aerobics competitions.

McFarlane Selected in Otago Aerobics Team

by Michael MacKenzie

Congratulations to Arizona McFarlane . On behalf of Kavanagh College we wish you all the best.

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Girls' Hockey

Hockey Reports

by Michael MacKenzie

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Winter Sports team photo's

by Anita Van den Beld

With the end of Winter Sports approaching can you please make sure you get a great team shot for the school magazine. Any teams photos can be emailed to

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Y7 PE lesson netball sport

Mount Aspiring Interchange

by Shaun Haig

Attention Year 8 Parents

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Stop texting – let’s go fishing

by Otago Fish & Game

Otago Fish & Game Council is running two FREE Take-a-kid-fishing days at the Southern Reservoir (located off Reservoir Road) on Sat 22nd and Sat 29th September 2018.

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