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Kavanagh College

Issue 29 2017

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Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Tena Koutou Katoa.

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Kaitiakitanga

by Laurel Lanner

Today, as I write, the students are wearing mufti to raise money for tools for the school Enviro Group. The group has worked hard to make the whole school community aware of our obligation to care for our environment and each other. They also have found practical ways to show that care.

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Year 7–10 Parent/Teacher Interviews

by Steve Read

Year 7 – 10 Parent/Teacher interviews will be held on Tuesday 19th September in the School Hall.

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PolyFest

by Tim Lucas

Last night at PolyFest, our Year 7 & 8 Kapa Haka group lit up the stage with an outstanding performance. 

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Music Festival 2017 Full Choir

Otago Secondary Schools' Music Festival

by Georgie Watts

The 48th Annual Secondary Schools' Music Festival went off without a hitch on Monday.

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Year 10 Economics Market Day Success

by Jill Armstrong

The sun shone for the marketers as they assembled their wares, stalls and posters in preparation for the excited students who were keen to sample and share in the fun. 

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School Camp

Year 8 camp notice

by Shaun Haig

Below is the latest letter home to parents for the upcoming Year 8 camp.

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National Council of Women's Breakfast

by Jean Allibone

On Wednesday 30th September a group of Year 12 girls went to the Otago Polytechnic restaurant for the Dunedin branch of the National Council of Women breakfast.

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Dunedin Central City Schools Cluster Survey

by Tricia James

Reminder: Please return your survey form by Monday, 18th September 

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Kavanagh College Wants to Hear the Views of your Child

by Steve Read

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Coastal Clean-up 16th September

by Nina O'Callaghan

The Junior Envirogroup and Senior Envirocouncil are going to be participating in a Coastal Clean-up and volunteers are welcome to join them

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MCAT Algebra Exam coming up

by Daniel Kelly

The MCAT Algebra Exam is 1 hour and will be held at Kavanagh (M35 and M36) on Thursday, Week 9, September 21st, Period 4. Students are asked to arrive at 12.45 pm. No one may leave during the 1-hour examination.

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Electricity Year 7 Science  Callum Barr

Hair raising experiences in the Science laboratories!

by Science staff

Year 7 have been learning about Electricity and Magnetism. The Van de Graaf generator was used with students such as Callum Barr above and Melanie Noquilla below to give the students an understanding of static electricity. 7OST enjoyed having a turn and feeling their hair stand on end, even Miss Stevens as seen in the image below.

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Spring Fling 2017

Kavanagh Spring Fling 2017

by Georgie Watts

This years' concert of delectable musical delights will be held on Wednesday 20th September at 6.30pm in the school library!

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Dunedin Youth Orchestra concert

Dunedin Youth Orchestra

by Rebecca Meikle

The Dunedin Youth Orchestra is trying something new...

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Homestays Wanted 

by Lina Lastra

Kavanagh College is looking for caring families to host our international students. This is a fantastic opportunity not only for our students who will experience the “Kiwi” lifestyle but also for you, who will learn about other cultures whilst building lifelong relationships.

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Netball Prizegiving

by Anita van den Beld

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Swimming Sports

by Michael MacKenzie

Friday, 22nd September Periods 1-3. See below for instructions

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Winter Tournament Week a Great Success for Kavanagh College

by Michael MacKenzie

Months of fundraising and training all came to a head last week when Kavanagh College sent teams to all parts of the country for the annual Winter Sports Week.

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ROWING 

by Tricia James

Congratulations to Gareth Vaughan

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Bike Club Going Strong

by Michael MacKenzie

Teacher, Craig Earl runs a bike trip every Friday after school

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Rugby

2017 Kavanagh College Rugby Award Winners

by Michael MacKenzie

Congratulations to the following players who received awards at the recently held prizegiving.

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Rugby League Success

by Michael MacKenzie

Congratulations to Shade Rowe who has been selected in the South Island Under 18 Scorpians Rugby League Team

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