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Park Press April 2021

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Race Unity

Race Unity Assembly

by Kristan Mouat

We celebrated Race Unity day with a special assembly in March.

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LPHS Athletics

Athletics Day

by Arnika Hazelwood

We had a wonderful sunny Athletics Day in March.

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Otago Shakespeare Festival

Otago Shakespeare Festival

by Kristan Mouat

Congratulations to our Shakespeare teams for their wonderful performances in April.

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Year 13 Leadership Camp

Year 13 Leadership Camp

by Milo Long

From the 12th of March to the 15th of March Logan Park held a Year 13 Leadership camp at Tautuku Lodge in the Catlins attended by sixty Year 13 students.

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Tim Hambleton Visits Writers’ Club

Tim Hambleton Visits Writers’ Club

by Laura Canton

Writers’ Club is off to a great start with playwright Tim Hambleton speaking to our group on Friday 19th March.

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Climate Strike

Climate Strike

by Arnika Hazelwood

A number of our students helped to organise the Dunedin Climate Strike in April.

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Music Camp guitars

Music Camp

by John Dodd

57 students had an absolutely wonderful time at the Music Camp at Tirohanga on 26 till the 28th of March.

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Futsal Nationals

Futsal Nationals

by James Govan

Our Senior A Boys team competed in the nationals in Wellington in April.

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Chemistry Olympiad

Chemistry Olympiad

by Paxton Hall

Throughout late 2020 and early 2021, we (Paxton Hall and Beanjamin Mead) sat several tests for the NZ Chemistry Olympiad.

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Year 13 Physical Education Journey

The Year 13 Physical Education Journey

by Warwick Kain

A two day trip around Dunedin starting and finishing at school.

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Connecting Schools in South Korea

Connecting Schools in South Korea

by Sue Kim and Sophia McLennan

This year all our students who are learning Korean are connecting with Korean students studying English in Korea.

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Y9 Student and Parent Afternoon Tea

Y9 Student and Parent Afternoon Tea

by Arnika Hazelwood

In March we enjoyed meeting parents and whanau of our 2021 Year 9 students.

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Pipe Band Success

Pipe Band Success

by Louis Davis

Over the weekend of the 19/20th of March five bagpipers from the John McGlashan College Pipe Band (of which several LPHS students are members) competed at the RNZPBA National Pipe Band Championships. Everyone had an awesome time, and all played extremely well.

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Girls Futsal

Girls' Futsal

by Kayla Marshall

It has been an amazing eight weeks of futsal for our three girls teams during Term One.

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Taking Social Studies outside the classroom

Taking Social Studies outside the classroom

by Heike Cebulla-Elder

This term, one Year 9 Social Studies class went for a walk up to the Northern Cemetery to draw a precis sketch of our harbour and the surrounding landscapes.

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Year 12 Health - Wellness Week

Year 12 Health - Wellness Week

by Danielle Frost

During Wellness Week (Week 9, Term 1) students from the Level 2 Health Education class implemented a variety of Health Promotion Campaigns within the Logan Park community.

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French Classes

Vive la nourriture francaise!

by Heike Cebulla-Elder

La troisième (Year 10 French) went to the cooking room this term and prepared some beautiful dishes, ranging from pain au chocolat and crêpes to une tarte au pesto et tomates – the recipes came from our French pen pal class and we tried them out! C’était délicieux!

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Bio Olympiad

Bio Olympiad

by Arnika Hazelwood

Paxton Hall and Alexander Sun have been selected to attend the NZ International Biology Oympiad training and selection camp in the April holidays.

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탈춤 Talchum - A Mask Dance from Year 9 Korean class

탈춤 Talchum - A Mask Dance from Year 9 Korean class

by Sue Kim

Talchum (탈춤) could be characterized as a Korean dance performed while wearing a mask, mimicry, miming, speaking, and even sometimes singing.

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Book Tasting and Book Dating

Book Tasting and Book Dating

by Michelle Summerfield

At the end of Term One the Year 9's have all embarked on our 'Book Tasting Experience'. They have the opportunity to 'sample' a number of books in a restaurant-style setting.

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Tennis

Tennis

by Heike Cebulla-Elder

Thanks to all the teams that entered for Tennis in Term 1 – the standard is getting better all the time and I am sure we will have some more teams entering the competitive grade in Term 4.

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NZ Service to Sport Award

April Sports Round Up

by Frankie Vella

We had a strong team competing at the South Island Secondary Schools Athletics Champs in April.

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Media Studies

Media Studies Movie Making

by Arnika Hazelwood

Senior Media Studies students have started making their movies for 2021.

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Surf Life Saving Championships

March Sports Round up

by Arnika Hazelwood

The Otago Athletics Champs held in March were a highlight with strong performances from our team.

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