International Students Mori Class

During our lessons with Mr Winiata we learned a lot about Mori culture, music and Mori art as well as how their lives used to be before Europeans arrive in New Zealand.

Posted: Saturday November 23, 2013

International student outdoor experience - Milford Sound

For our second trip in term one, we went to Milford Sound. We set off from school in three vans for Te Anau. After a long drive we finally arrived at our hostel, which had an awesome view of the lake.

Posted: Saturday November 23, 2013

Logan Park Wins 20/20 Colts Cricket Tournament

Logan Park High School defeated Taieri College in the final of the recent 20/20 Colts cricket tournament held at Mosgiel on the 18th and 19th of November.

Posted: Saturday November 23, 2013

Formal 2013

Casino Royale was the theme for this year's formal. It was held at The Savoy, a very elegant venue which suited our theme perfectly.

Posted: Saturday November 23, 2013

Languages -Te Reo 2013

Riding on the coat tail of success and fulfilment of 2012, Maori students set to work immediately on a plan of attack of how best to continue, develop, support, and promote their school, with a collective goal to be decisively more active in the promotion of Te Reo and Tikanga...

Posted: Friday November 22, 2013

Youth Week

Youth Week, organised by Interact, was celebrated in the last week of term 3.

Posted: Friday November 22, 2013

Public Speaking

We have had a number of successes this year in Public Speaking.

Posted: Friday November 22, 2013

Essay competition winner

Helen Prime and Charlie Hilton received awards from the Athenaeum and Mechanics' Institute for their entries in the Year 12 essay competition. Helen and Charlie won a cash prize of $500 each and also $500 each for the school. This is Helen's essay.

Posted: Friday November 22, 2013

English and Media Studies Department Report

Weve had another exciting and rewarding year in English and Media Studies classes and in all the related extra-curricular areas. We were really proud of students achievements in NCEA and especially the 5 national NCEA scholarships awarded.

Posted: Friday November 22, 2013

Karaoke Week

The Interact Club, supported by Student Council, organised Karaoke week.

Posted: Friday November 22, 2013

Nga Manu Korero

I was so lucky to be able to compete at the annual Nga Manu Korero national speaking champs in September this year! After qualifying to represent the Otakau/Murihiku region with the support of our superb Kapa Haka group, our ropu fundraised to travel to Hamilton for the flagship event for...

Posted: Friday November 22, 2013

Spirit of New Zealand

My name is Ina Schrer and I was one of the fifty teenagers, who had the great opportunity of spending ten awesome days on a sailing boat called the Spirit of New Zealand. The Spirit of Adventure Trust offered us a life-changing time, full of amazing experiences.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

Board of Trustees Report

Kua mutu kua timata "It is finished, but has again begun" is on our school crest and seems to fit the end of year which is a time of finishing and a time of beginning.I am going to write about some things which have finished and some things which have...

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

Services Academy Report

January found the slightly courteous new students, quickly understanding that there was a little bit more to military marching and discipline. They soon opened their ears more than their mouths and got stuck into working together as a team in preparation for the 2 week induction course at Burnham military camp.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

School Wide Positive Behaviour for Learning

This positive behaviour initiative is in its third year at Logan Park and we have had three main foci for this year.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

Film Club

Despite elaborate plans involving zeppelins and mass decapitations, film club this year was spent watching videos from every corner of YouTube.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

Science Department Report

2013 has been another busy, successful year for the LPHS Science Department. In March LPHS hosted the NCEA Jumbo day, this was hugely successful and helpful in continued development of the new curriculum. Most schools in the Otago region attended this day and it was a wonderful opportunity to share...

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

Blues Awards 2013

List of awards recipients from Blues Assembly 2013

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

Languages Department

2013 has been a busy year in French, Latin, Mandarin and Te Reo Maori with classes actively immersing themselves in listening, speaking, reading, writing and culture. We have also had students learning German and Spanish through distance learning.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

French 2013

We have had a great year in the classroom with students setting goals and making choices with their own learning styles, in a framework of high academic achievement.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013