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Kavanagh College

Issue 23 2017

Help needed -

Volunteers are needed to come and help set up and serve hot drinks and refreshments during our Open Day, this Sunday 6 August from about 2.30pm to 4.00pm. If you are unable to help but could drop off some biscuits or cake that would be appreciated. Please drop any refreshments to the school office on Friday 4 August. If you are able to contribute either time or refreshments please contact Steve Read via email  sread@kavanagh.school.nz

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Contents

Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Tena Koutou Katoa Greetings

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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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Class Act 2017

by Katrina Kerr-Bell

Congratulations to Kavanagh's Class Act students Sophelia Hook and Sophie Whibley. Profiles of the students, written by Margot Taylor can be seen below.

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St Dominic

by Laurel Lanner

On Thursday 3rd August, the Catholic schools in the Dunedin area which were founded by the Dominican Order, celebrate St Dominic’s feast day with a joint mass at Holy Name. The Dominican Sisters were the founding Order of one of the girls’ colleges that now make up Kavanagh.

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Reader/Writers needed for Assessment Week

by Lynley Harris

Wednesday 18 September to Tuesday 24 September

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English Tutorials

by Pauline Ireland-Kenny

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Kavanagh College Students placed 6th in the EPro8 Challenge - an engineering and problem solving race!

Kavanagh College students placed 6th in the EPro8 Challenge - an engineering and problem-solving race!

by Maggie McGarry

Molly Colbert, Lachie Allibone, Sarah Al-Balushi and Guin Wilson displayed outstanding teamwork in the race of minds.

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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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Mitchell Stewart was not at all dubious about the ten spelling words that secured his spot in the 2017 New Zealand Spelling Bee Final. 

by Maggie McGarry

Mitchell will compete in the New Zealand final in October, where he will be flown to Wellington to challenge seven other of New Zealand's top spellers. 

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'The Company' Kavanagh's Performing Arts Troupe is beginning its 2017 Summer Season.

by Chris Manley

If you love to dance, sing, act or just like being around amazing people, 'The Company' is for you. All students from year 7 - Year 13 may join.

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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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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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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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Football

Caleb Marsh Selected to Referee in National Women's Football League.

by Michael MacKenzie

Congratulations to Caleb Marsh who has been selected to referee in the National Women's football League this season.

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Football congratulations

by Football

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