2015 Stage Challenge Rehearsal

Students from all levels have been working hard this year preparing for Stage Challenge 2015.

Posted: Friday May 1, 2015

Shakespeare teams dominate Otago competition

Our Shakespearean teams dominated the Otago Shakespeare competitions held at the end of Term 1. We won the Best Teacher Directed 15 minute piece as well as the Best Student Directed 5 minute scene and will represent Otago at the National Sheila Winn Festival over Queen's Birthday weekend in Wellington.

Posted: Sunday April 19, 2015

Top Basketballer

Top Otago basketballer, Jaren Roy (Year 12) was invited as one of 20 top basketballers to attend the 2015 U17 National Selection Camp, in Auckland, in April and to work towards the FIBA Oceania Championships later in the year.

Posted: Tuesday March 31, 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

Jake's Gallipoli speech in Wellington

After Jacobi Kohu-Morris won the Otago-Southland final of the RSA Speech competition, in Gore in February, he presented his speech at Government House in Wellington on March 12.

Posted: Tuesday March 31, 2015

South Island Secondary Schools Sunburst Champs in Sailing

Congratulations to Fraser Braid Year 11 and Caitlyn Kilner Year 12 who won the Silver Fleet section of the Sailing Competition in March. They had 18 races over 4 days with strong competition from other schools.

Posted: Tuesday March 31, 2015

International Tramp on Stewart Island

A group of international students enjoyed their 3-day tramp on Stewart Island in March, with Dr Murray Thompson, Matua Tip Winiata and ex-student and outdoor adventurer, Rebecca Vella-King.

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

Fortune Ambassadors

We were delighted to have Jimmy Robinson and Jamie Moore as our Fortune Ambassadors for Logan Park High School for 2015.

Posted: Tuesday March 31, 2015

Food Technology and Hospitality

As part of our Knife Skills Unit, Year 12 and 13 Hospitality students worked with Otago Polytechnic Lecturer Tony Hepstinstall to hone their skills.

Posted: Tuesday March 31, 2015

Creation of the Motard (Pocket Bike)

It was the start of Term 2, 2014 when our pocket bike kit finally arrived, but unfortunately there were no instructions. Therefore we were two men on a mission to fully design and build the best (and only) bike ever created (in the LPHS metal workshop).

Posted: Monday March 30, 2015

Music Camp

Hana Fahy and I took 64 students on a Music Camp at Tirohanga on the weekend of 6-8 March.

Posted: Monday March 30, 2015

Instrumental Tuition in Music at LPHS

108 students have enrolled and commenced their course of lessons in a musical instrument for this year. Thats a significant percentage of the overall school roll, and a smart move on the part of the students and their parents.

Posted: Monday March 30, 2015

Otago Race Unity Speech Winners

Jacobi Kohu-Morris (Yr 13) and Grant McNaughton (Yr 12) were first and second respectively in the Otago final of the Race Unity Speech competition held on March 26. St Hilda's came third.

Posted: Sunday March 29, 2015

Film Club, Animation, Anime and Computing!

Film Club tutor, Craig Storey held a workshop on Saturday 28 March for students keen to enter the Rialto Channel 48 Hours Film competition in May.

Posted: Sunday March 29, 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

Satellite Volleyball Championship

On Monday the 23rd of March the Senior A Girls volleyball team left for Christchurch to compete in the Satellite Volleyball Championship (SVC) tournament.

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

March Sports Round Up

Lots has been happening across all sporting codes, but special recent highlights include Basketball, Football and Sailing performances.

Posted: Sunday March 29, 2015