Language Perfect World Champs

Congratulations to all competitors who competed in French, Latin and Maori in the recent World Champs.

Posted: Wednesday July 1, 2015

Silver Peaks Hiking Trip

It was a cold and rainy Thursday and I had been looking forward to this day for weeks. Instead of going to my regular Environmental Studies class, I went to the Whanau room to meet my teacher Tip, some students from Polytech and eight other pupils from my Outdoor Education class.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 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

Big Sing

Our popular and talented all-comers choir conducted by Music teacher Hana Fahy, performed "Minoi Minoi," in the Dunedin Town Hall.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

International Penguin Trip

Approximately twenty International students from Japan, Germany, Vietnam and Austria were looking forward to seeing some fluffy little penguins - live.After driving through curvy roads and experiencing a beautiful view along the coast, we arrived at the delightful spot - the Otago Peninsula, right on Taiaroa Head.

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

Year 11 Hospitality Invite a Friend Fingerfood Lunch

Both Year 11 classes have recently completed an enjoyable Hospitality unit where they selected and trialled a variety of hot finger-foods suitable for functions.

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

Spelling Bee

Annie Kennedy Atchison, Rosa Miller and Hugh Gibson from 9L qualified for the semi-final of the NZ Spelling Bee, that was held in Dunedin in August.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

Three months at the other end of the world

I have been here for three months but it seems on the one hand like three weeks and on the other hand like three years. Three weeks because the time here is flying so fast. With my four host siblings I never get bored and there is still so much...

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

International students head home

A Kiwi experience is about to draw to a close for a group of our international students. The 12 students, from Austria and Germany, will be returning to high school in their own countries having spent between three months and one year at Logan Park.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

Peer Reading Celebrations

Peer Reading finished with a celebration and party in the Reading Room of the library on Friday 19 June. A total of 43 students from Yrs 9, 10, 11 and 13 took part in the programme.

Posted: Monday June 29, 2015

Regional Nga Manu Korero Competition

We hosted the Otago-Southland Nga Manu Korero speaking competition here at Logan Park on June 12.

Posted: Monday June 29, 2015

Otago-South Canterbury Lions Public Speaking Champion

Jacobi Kohu-Morris has won another speech title. He competed in the Lions Speech competition in early June in Oamaru.

Posted: Monday June 29, 2015

The Other Side of the World - short film

In June this year, Year 11 student Josh Grills acted in The Other Side of the World, a film funded by Short Film Otago.

Posted: Monday June 29, 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

KiwiHost

KiwiHost is a 2 day customer service course.

Posted: Monday June 29, 2015

Co-ed Sports Tournament

We competed in football, badminton, hockey, netball, basketball and rugby in the Co-ed Sports Tournament in Dunedin in June.

Posted: Sunday June 28, 2015

Too much snow to ski

Its not often that too much snow is a problem for skiers. However, a school ski trip in mid-June became a non-skiing trip due to blizzards in Wanaka.

Posted: Friday June 26, 2015

Otago Cross Country Championships

We had 4 students competing in the Otago Cross Country Championships in June.

Posted: Tuesday June 23, 2015