LPHS Jazz Band goes to Jazzquest

The LPHS Jazz Band of 15 members travelled to Christchurch on Friday 31st July to compete in the CPIT Jazzquest, a competition for high school jazz bands and combos, run by the teachers of the jazz course at the CPIT.

Posted: Wednesday August 12, 2015

Dance Demo and Workshop

The Otago Dance Association from the University of Otago visited Logan Park in August and performed in Assembly, as well as running a workshop for students.

Posted: Thursday August 6, 2015

Maori History Project

Our Head of Humanities, Paul Enright and Lara Hearn-Rollo, Head of History at Queens High School are continuing the work they began last year with the Ministry of Education developing national History resources to allow Maori history to be taught from a Maori perspective in New Zealand schools.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

International Concert

The annual International Concert in June was a wonderful must-see experience. Over 30 students from a range of countries performed. Everyone practised, sweated and almost lost their hope, but in the end everything was great. Because the students had so much fun, the audience also had fun.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

Rockquest Awards

Jasper Holloway, of our rock band Sycamore won the Apra Lyric Award for best lyrics at the Smokefree Rockquest Otago regional finals in June. Sycamore was placed second in the band category. Oliver Robson (bass), Jasper Holloway (lead guitar) and Rani Cohen (drums) impressed with their musicianship and originality.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

Dunedin Mid-Winter Carnival

Lots of current and ex-Logan Parkers and their families were involved in the beautiful Dunedin Mid-Winter Carnival, held in mid-June to celebrate the longest night.

Posted: Monday June 29, 2015

Octacan Success

Thanks to all of our school community for supporting the Octacan drive to support local foodbanks and those affected by the June floods in Dunedin.

Posted: Sunday June 21, 2015

More National Shakespeare Success

Congratulations to Reva Grills and Luke Major who have been selected in the top 24 actors in New Zealand.

Posted: Sunday June 21, 2015

Shakespeare Teams Triumphant at Nationals

Our Shakespeare performers had some wonderful successes at the National Sheilah Winn Shakespeare festival held in Wellington over Queen's Birthday Weekend. We won 5 major awards and had over 25 students involved.

Posted: Wednesday June 3, 2015

Building on Success - Kia Eke Panuku - Hui

In early May a team of Logan Park teachers attended a hui at Murihiku Marae in Invercargill focussed on culturally responsive teaching and learning.

Posted: Wednesday May 20, 2015

Sir Peter Blake Trust YELF Youth Enviro Leaders Forum

I was ecstatic to be selected as one of 52 students from all around New Zealand to attend the forum in Rotorua, completely sponsored by the trust, in the easter holidays.

Posted: Sunday May 17, 2015

Logan Park Stage Challenge

Stage challenge was a fantastic journey. All of the hard work and effort everyone put in collectively resulted in a fantastic third place in Otago, in May, at the Edgar Centre in front of a packed house.

Posted: Friday May 15, 2015

Shakespeare Performances

A large group of students competed in the Otago Secondary Schools Sheila Winn Shakespeare Festival in the last week of term. They held a dress rehearsal on Monday 30 March in Manawa Toi Whakaari in front of a large and appreciative audience.

Posted: Tuesday March 31, 2015

Louis Grace 2015 ID Card Designer

Congratulations to Louis Grace, Year 12 who was the winner of the 2015 Logan Park Student ID Card Design competition.

Posted: Tuesday March 31, 2015

The Edge Radio Interns

Tash Gosling and Brendan Kearns were selected as our Edge interns for 2015. The year long commitment gave Tash and Brendan valuable industry knowledge and experience.

Posted: Sunday March 29, 2015

Tributes to Jazz Maestro

On Wednesday March 25, Logan Park took on the atmosphere of a jazz club as staff, students and friends paid tribute to Calder Prescott, one of our longest serving music teachers.

Posted: Sunday March 29, 2015

Race Unity Celebrations

On Tuesday 24 March we celebrated the rich cultural diversity at Logan Park.

Posted: Sunday March 29, 2015

2015 Senior Prefects Announced

During February school assemblies, our 2015 School Prefects were announced and congratulated.

Posted: Monday March 2, 2015

Mihi Whakatau

In the first week of February we welcomed all of our new students to the Logan Park whanau.

Posted: Tuesday February 10, 2015

Top NZ Film-makers

Congratulations to Naomi Ashby-Ryan and Ruby Harris (Year 11) for winning the Green Ideas Sustainable Lifestyle Award at the Outlook for Someday, New Zealand Film Challenge Awards in Auckland in December 2014.

Posted: Tuesday January 27, 2015