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Kavanagh College

Issue 22 2017

Welcome back to Term 3 

Upcoming dates:

28 July - Scholarship exam entries due
6 August - Open Day, Auditorium, 2.00pm
8 August - Board of Trustees meeting in the staffroom, 7.00pm
10 August - PFA quiz night, Kensington Hotel, 7.00pm
11-13 August - Bishop's Shield Speech and Drama competition, Dunedin
14 August - NCEA Fees due, Whanau Hui NCEA information evening in the staffroom, 5.30-6.30pm
15 August - Kavanagh Day
23-29 August - Years 11-13 suspended timetable
31 August - Careers and Course Planning Evening Years 10-12, Auditorium, 7.30pm



Contents

Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Tena Koutou Katoa. Nau mai Haere mai

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Jesus on the cross 

The Journey to Justice and Reconciliation

by Laurel Lanner

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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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Mercy Block

Open Day- Sunday 6 August, 2.00pm in the College Auditorium

by Staff

Students will get a good look at everything we have here and staff will be able to answer any questions they may have. We will have displays all around the school and activities for students to try in science, workshop, music and cooking. There will also be sports activities to have a go at.

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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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St Dominic's Celebration Mass

by Lyn Osten

On Thursday 3 August at 10.00am Year 7 students, together with students from Sacred Heart, St Mary's Kaikorai and St Joseph's Cathedral school will attend a celebration mass at Holy Name Church to celebrate the feast of St Dominic

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Calling all Advertisers for the Yearbook/Magazine 2017

by Pauline Ireland-Kenny

Every year at Kavanagh College we publish a yearbook/magazine, recording the history and achievements of our school year. Last year’s Magazine ran to 152 pages with over 700 photographs. Our twenty-eighth magazine will again be a quality publication, with glossy pages set in laser print. The 2016 full colour version can be seen on the school website.

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Ivan Graham playing piano assembly

New term, new instrument?

by Georgie Watts

If you are looking for lessons from one of our amazing itinerant teachers now is the time to book some lessons.

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'The Company'

by Chris Manley

The first meeting of The Company's 2017 Summer Season, will be held in the PAD MAN (Drama Rm., Pompallier Block) this Friday (July 29) at lunchtime.

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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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Class Photos

by Bursar's Office

Tutor Group photos are now available for collection from the Bursar's Office

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Welcome to our eight new international students!

by Nicki Ridden-Angus

On Monday we welcomed our new students for Term Three: Konrad (Y13), Alexandria, Julia, Maren and Julia Sophie (all Y12) from Germany, Ngan (Y10) from Vietnam, and Yuki (Y11) and Angus (Y9) from Hong Kong

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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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Calling on young New Zealanders to share their voice with the Vatican

by Catholic Bishop's

Young New Zealanders are being called to share their views about life, faith, and their experience of Church through an online survey published today by the New Zealand Catholic Bishops

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Congratulations to Corentin Manti

by Veronique Manti

He won a silver medal in sub junior International category and a gold in double-mini in his age group at the North Island Trampoline Championships recently

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Senior Sports Awards 2017

by Michael MacKenzie

The Senior Sports Awards this year will be held on Wednesday 25th October at 11.30am in the Kavanagh College Auditorium

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Girls' Hockey

Weekly Hockey Report

by Michael MacKenzie

Hockey teams continue to improve nicely

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