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

Learning Support Unit - Te Roopu

A Place Where Great Things Happen!

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

Race Unity Assembly

On the 19th of March 2013, we had our Race Unity Assembly. It was a good opportunity to get to know all of the different cultures, which are represented at Logan Park High School.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

International student outdoor experience - Camp Tirohanga

While the senior students wrote their practice exams, the international students went on a trip to Tirohanga Camp, near Mosgiel. After we left school, we first went to Sandfly Beach, a beach on the Otago Peninsula. We tried sand surfing and saw the sea lions.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

International student outdoor experience - Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook/Aoraki

It was a nice trip to Lake Tekapo and Mt. Cook with 6 people including me. I spent almost all the time having much fun with Ina and Clara.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

Wakamatsu High School exchange

It was great to welcome six students from Wakamatsu High School. Students from the school have been visiting Logan Park for several years. It is wonderful to have such a close sister school relationship with this school in Chiba.

Posted: Thursday November 21, 2013

Year 12 Performances get top marks

Year 12 have been really challenged this year by a range of texts.

Posted: Wednesday November 20, 2013

The Year that Rocked

There have been some thunderous loud sounds going on at the back of the school, demonstrating that the art of rocknroll is still very much alive at LPHS.

Posted: Wednesday November 20, 2013

Music Department Report

We are so spoiled in the Music Department, because every school day of the year we are treated to the creative sounds that our wonderful students create, and we get to witness the growth in skills, and the development of the ensembles that we support.

Posted: Wednesday November 20, 2013

Drama Department Report

The Drama department has been very busy in 2013. It all started with a change of HOD in January. After many years building a fantastic department Denise Walsh retired. Although she has been on hand to help me settle in.

Posted: Wednesday November 20, 2013

Toroa Group Photos

Photos of all of the House Groups.

Posted: Wednesday November 20, 2013