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Issue 24 2022

12th August – 14th August: Bishops Shield

15th – 19th August: ICAS English

17th August: School Trustee Parent and Staff Rep nominations close

17th-19th August: Year 13 Geography Trip to Queenstown

22nd August: School Trustee Student Rep nominations open

23rd August: Years 7 & 8 Netball Festival

24th August: School Trustee Parent and Staff Rep voting papers issued. Year 13 Otago University Course Planning. Year 10-12 Tutor teacher/parent/student mentoring meetings. Years 7 & 8 Ariki Cup Cross Country

25th August: Careers and Course Planning Evening Years 10-12, 7.00pm, Staffroom

26th August: Otago/Southland NCEA Teacher only day. School closed. School Formal

28th August: School Trustee Student Rep nominations close

29th August – 2nd September: Secondary Schools National Sports Tournament Week - Snr A Netball (Timaru), Girls Football (Dunedin, Boys Football (Invercargill), Hockey (Gore), Girls and Boys Basketball (Dunedin) and U15 Rugby (Nelson)

29th August – 2nd September:  ICAS Maths

9th September:  Athletics sports day.  2022 Years 10-13 option selections deadline

13th September:  School Trustee Student Rep election day.  Year 7 - 9 Parent – Kaiako and subject teacher interviews

14th September:  Get to Go Challenge for Year 10 Students.  Board Meeting 6.00pm in D1.4

15th September:  Year 11 Maths Extension Class sit final MCAT assessment (students can only sit this today)

15th – 21st September:  Years 11-13 Suspended Timetable/Assessment week

21st September:  School Trustee Parent and Staff Rep election day

22nd - 23rd September:  Year 12 Retreat and Leadership

24th September:  Mercy Day

24th – 25th September:  Year 11 Duke of Edinburgh Gold Tramp

26th – 27th September:  Year 12 Retreat and Leadership

26th – 28th September:  Year 11 Physical Education Trip to Peel Forest

28th September:  Cultural Awards 7.00pm

30th September:  Swimming Sports.  End of Term 3

30th September – 2nd October:  Duke of Edinburgh Tramp


Kavanagh College School Board Elections

by Maria Menzies

Nominations are open for the election of five parent representatives to the school board.

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by Staff

Enrolments for 2023 are now open.

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Reminder - Teacher Only Day, Friday 26 August

by Steve Read

There is no school for students on this day.

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Bishop's Shield

by Tor Devereux

Good luck to the Kavanagh College team that will be participating this weekend in the Bishop’s Shield competition.

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2022 Changes to NCEA Requirements

by Steve Read

Yesterday the Associate Minister of Education announced changes to NCEA that recognise the impact student and teacher absences due to COVID-19 and other winter illnesses have had on teaching, learning and assessment this year.

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Years 10-13 Course Advice & Career Planning Evening

by Steve Read

The College invites you to the Course Advice & Career Planning evening in the Kavanagh College Auditorium on Thursday 25th August at 7.00pm.

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Years 10, 11 and 12 Individual Parent/Student/Mentor Interviews - 24th August

by Steve Read

To reflect on goals and explore the careers website with mentor teachers

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Seasons for Growth

by Ross Mackinnon

Seasons for Growth is an 8-week educational programme with a focus on teaching skills for dealing with and adapting to change and loss that life brings us such as moving schools, friendship breakdowns and parental separation.

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Open Day 2022

by Kate Nicholson

I think all our hearts sank as we saw the weather go from bad to worse on Sunday morning prior to our Open Day at noon!

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Appreciation for the service of our senior students.

by Rachel Mortimer

Once again, our students volunteered in numbers to contribute to the annual blood donation drive.

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Just keep putting one foot in front of the other

by Rachel Mortimer

Our career focus on a Thursday morning culminated with a talk from an ex-Kavanagh student, Jase Tibble, who is now deputy Chief Executive of the Otago Polytechnic.

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Special Character Reflection

by Pippa and Maliza

“Love Our Lady and she will obtain for you abundant grace to conquer in your daily struggle” - Assumption of Mary

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Dominican Feast Day

by Pesamino Tili

On Monday 8th August, the Year Sevens came dressed in back and white and all members of Gabriel and Pompallier House came in their house colours to honour St Dominic, the Dominican Sisters (who were one of the founding orders of our College) and Bishop Jean Baptiste Pompallier our first Bishop of New Zealand.

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Special Assessment Conditions (SAC) Help Required

by Vicky Jones

In September our senior students will be completing their mock exams and as always we are looking for volunteers who would be willing to give a few hours of their time to support our students

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by Pari Teli

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Senior Formal

by Rachel Mortimer

On Friday 26th August from 7.30 pm until 11.00 pm, our College will host the Senior Formal at the Otago Museum

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2022 Sports Awards Nomination Form

by Michael MacKenzie

Below is the link for the Year 9-13 Sports Awards which will be held on October 26th.

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Vertical Jump Training

by Ant Harris

Calling all high school hoopers and jumpers. Jump specific training to help elevate your game.

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Sports Uniform Information

by Michael MacKenzie

The Otago sports Depot stock all our uniforms.

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