Year 9 Hui- Tupuranga

In Term 1 Tupuranga (Maori and Pacific Island Student Leadership Team) ran a Hui to welcome all new Maori and PI Yr9 students to the school, to meet them, and to introduce them to the different activities that they could be involved in and find support from.

Posted: Sunday May 17, 2015

Pacific Island High Achievers

Ocean Brydon and Karen Penaia were our Pacific Island NCEA Level 2 High Achievement Award winners for 2014 and were recognised at a ceremony this year.

Posted: Sunday May 17, 2015

Thai students visit Logan Park

A group of five Thai students spent April/May studying at Logan Park High School. The students were matched with Kiwi buddies who showed them around the school and helped them learn about the New Zealand culture. The Thai students went to the same classes as their Kiwi buddies.

Posted: Sunday May 17, 2015

KiwiHost Customer Services Course

KiwiHost is a 2 day customer service course.

Posted: Sunday May 17, 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

Peer Reading

During the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival, Logan Park High School started its own reading festival with the Peer Reading Programme getting underway at the school.

Posted: Sunday May 17, 2015

Writers Workshop

The inspirational Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival ran from 5 10 May. There were many fabulous events one of which was the Young Adult Writing Workshop with Mandy Hager.

Posted: Saturday May 16, 2015

May Sports Round up

Sean Kennedy (17) won his age group section of the Otago Powerlifting Championships in April and will compete at the South Island finals in Christchurch next month to qualify for the Nationals.

Posted: Saturday May 16, 2015

Fiction Presentations

As part of the Year 9 Library program students read a fiction book and take notes on genre/themes, characters, climax, setting and the author.

Posted: Friday May 15, 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

Hospitality

50 Year 11 students are currently completing a Unit Standard which looks at how to identify a range of cheeses, investigates their cultural origins and gives the students an opportunity to prepare a variety of signature cheese dishes.

Posted: Friday May 15, 2015

Successful Futsal Teams

We had a very successful Futsal season with a number of impressive results in both the Term 1 Competition as well as the recent Otago Futsal Championships.

Posted: Monday May 11, 2015

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