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Issue 4 2019

22 February: Year 11 History Trip

25 February: School Athletics Day Reserve Day

26 February: Y10-13 Parent/tutor teacher mentoring meetings 1.00-5.30pm

27 February: Caritas Leadership Day

28 February: Year 13 PED Rafting Trip

1 March:  Year 12/13 Photography Trip

4 March:  Year 12 Retreat 1

4-6 March:  Year 12 P.E. Bike Trip

5 March:  Year 12 Retreat 2

6 March:  Ash Wednesday, Academic Blues Evening

8 March:  Year 11 PED Gridiron Trip

8-10 March:  SISS Rowing Champs at Lake Ruataniwha

14 March:  Year 11 Safer Journeys Expo (p.m. only),  Year 12 Retreat 3

15-16 March:  Otago Secondary Schools Athletics

20 March:  Years 12 & 13 Otago Polytechnic Liaison Day

25-30 March:  Summer Tournament Week

25 March:  Otago Anniversary Day, school closed

27 March:  Years 12 & 13 University Liaison Day

29-31 March:  South Island Secondary Schools Athletics in Nelson

Contents

Tracy O'Brien

Principal's Message

by Tracy O'Brien

Tena Katoa. Warm summer greetings

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Parent & Student Tutor Teacher Meeting for Years 10 -13

by Katrina Kerr-Bell

We would like to invite caregivers of students in Years 10-13 to an initial meeting with your son or daughter’s Tutor Teacher on the afternoon of Tuesday 26th of February in the school hall.

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Kavanagh College sign outside Rattray St

New Principal Appointment Process

by Vicki Cullen

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Academic Awards - Wednesday 6 March

by Mike Campbell

Congratulations to the following students who gained excellence endorsements in their NCEA examinations for 2018

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Scholarship Congratulations

by Mike Campbell

Congratulations to Aubrey Li and Tobias Devereux who achieved scholarships in Physics and Mathematics with Calculus respectively

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Snapshots are now called "Attitudes to Learning"(ATL) in our new Musac Edge

by staff

The parent portal accessed through your internet browser or the app will be where you see the ATL for your child. These will appear every fortnight.

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Yantai High School, China

by Vicki Cullen

30 students and 4 teachers visited Dunedin for one day. Their visit coincided with Kavanagh's Athletics Day.

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2019 NCEA Exam Fees

by Anna Louw-Young

Payment of NCEA fees are due to the school by Friday 16 August 2019

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Student IDs

by Anna Louw-Young

Student IDs can now be ordered from the Bursar's Office. $8.00 per ID. Payment when ordering.

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Drama

Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Competition

by Georgie Watts

This year we have three Year 13 student directors currently preparing a 5 minute scene each for the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Competition.

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Performing Arts

Performing Arts Clubs and Rehearsals

by Georgie Watts

Here is the rundown of what practices are happening, when and where they are happening, and who to contact about them!

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Enviro Schools Hui

by Julie Buchanan

Last week a group of enthusiastic senior students, Emily Kerr-Bell, Evie Snell, Russell McPherson, Judea Smith, Laura Aitchison and Georgia Middlemiss attended the Enviro Secondary Schools Hui.

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Te Reo Māori Noho Kura

by Antonia Mbizvo

Tīhei mauri ora!

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by Catholic Youth

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Athletics Day

by Michael MacKenzie

On Monday 18th February we held our annual athletics day at the Caledonian sports ground

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Stay in the loop.......

by Anita Van den Beld

Join the various sports facebook pages that we have here at Kavanagh to keep up to date with everything that is happening. We also like to post draws, upcoming competitions, trials, articles and much more on our website.

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Dunedin Netball- Year 7 and 8 Get Ready for the Season Programme

by Anita Van den Beld

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Wanaka Triathlon 2019

by Anita Van den Beld

This year we took three teams to compete in the Wanaka Triathlon on February 14th.

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Kav Fit Sessions

by Anita Van den Beld

Just a reminder to all senior students to come along to the Kav Fit Sessions held every Wednesday on the Kavanagh courts from 2-3pm. No need to register, just turn up in appropriate sports gear, shoes and bring a drink bottle. If it's wet we will run it in the dungeon.

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Kavanagh College Girls First XI cricket perform well in T20 Bates Cup

by Michael MacKenzie

Kavanagh College performed very well in the Bates cup held at Bayfield Park on Tuesday 19 February.

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Sherriff and Wilson Clean up Tennis Tournament

by Michael MacKenzie

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Sports Tops

by Anna Louw-Young

If you would like to order a new sports training top for the 2019 school year, please get your order in to Anna in the Bursars Office as soon as possible.

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Edgar Centre Concession/Season Pass

by Anita Van den Beld

If your child is playing numerous sports and has practices at the Edgar Centre too then please look into the concession or season passes that the Edgar Centre have on offer. They can save you alot of money.

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Basketball Preseason training and trials

by Anita Van den Beld

Calling all Senior A/B and Jnr A Girls, we are running a 6 week preseason session which is open to anyone who would like to give Basketball a go. It begins on Friday the 1st of March in the Kavanagh Gym from 3.15-4.15pm.

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by Outward Bound

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by Dunedin Junior Rugby Club

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