Chamber Music NZ Competition

This annual competition was held at Marama Hall on the weekend of 14/15 June, with the Final on the Sunday evening.

Posted: Monday June 30, 2014

SMOKEFREE ROCKQUEST

The finals of the Smokefree Rockquest were held at Sammys Nightclub on the evening of June 7, with the heats three weeks prior at the Kings High School Performing Arts Centre.

Posted: Monday June 30, 2014

Indoor Bowls

Jonty Horwell competed in the Otago Indoor Bowls Championship this year and is now the the Junior Singles U18 Otago Champion.

Posted: Monday June 30, 2014

June Sports Round Up

A highlight of this month has been one of our top gymnasts, Shannon Thorsnes, (17 ) who is in the New Zealand Gymnastics team and competed in the Australian National Championships in Melbourne, competing in the Ribbon, Ropes, Clubs and Ball in a week long event.

Posted: Monday June 30, 2014

International concert

On June 20th the international students had an International Concert in the auditorium. All the international students performed and their teachers and host families were impressed by the performances.

Posted: Saturday June 28, 2014

Digital Technology Semester 1 Year 9 Class Skype Session with America

Year 9 Digital Technology students recently participated in a video Skype chat with Southside High School students from North Carolina in America.

Posted: Saturday June 28, 2014

10L and 10M Camp

The recent Year 10 camp was a great success, with over 50 students attending, including senior students.

Posted: Wednesday June 25, 2014

2014 Race Unity Assembly

Over 80 students from 30 countries celebrated Race Unity at a special assembly in Term One.

Posted: Friday May 23, 2014

LPHS students to perform in Wellington

A talented group of LPHS Students won the Otago Secondary Schools' "Best Teacher-Directed Shakepearean Performance" with HOD Drama Sarah Spicer's production of King Lear.

Posted: Friday May 23, 2014

Tautuku Camp

All of the Year 10 classes enjoyed their Outdoor Education Camp at Tautuku, in the beautiful Catlins area in Term One and Term Two.

Posted: Friday May 23, 2014

48 Hour Film Competition

Every year we have several teams of students and recent ex-students combine to enter the 48 Hour Furious Film-making competition.

Posted: Thursday May 22, 2014

OtagoSouthland Rotary four-way speech competition

Connor Seddon says delivering an award-winning speech is all about timing. Connor won the Otago-Southland Rotary four-way speech competition for 2014.

Posted: Thursday May 22, 2014

Other Sports News

We've had lots of sports activity going on recently.

Posted: Thursday May 22, 2014

Fencing Champion

Pippi Miller won a gold medal in the Under-17 Women's Foil at the New Zealand National Fencing Championships in Wellington in April.

Posted: Thursday May 22, 2014

Peer Reading

Over twenty of our junior students opted into our Peer Reading Programme, which ran in terms 1 and 2. Juniors were matched with Senior Buddies and they read together during Group time in the Library, three times a week.

Posted: Thursday May 22, 2014

KiwiHost Applied Services Concept Course

At the end of Term One we had six students from the Career Pathways class attend a KiwiHost Course.

Posted: Thursday May 22, 2014

Top Two Pasifika NCEA Level 2 Achievers

Taloha ni, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Fakaalofa atu, Ni sa bula, Kia ora, Talofa lava, Greetings.

Posted: Thursday May 22, 2014

New Caledonia Host Families

For nine nights of our New Caledonia trip we stayed with local families. We were put into groups of two or three students and each group had a different host family.

Posted: Thursday May 22, 2014

Maori and Pacific Islands Homework Club

Maori and Pacific Islands Homework Club meets after school on Thursday in the whare and welcomes all students.

Posted: Thursday May 22, 2014

The Spirit of New Zealand 2014

The Spirit of New Zealand left Auckland on Thursday 12th of May, with forty students on board from four schools all around New Zealand. Our team called themselves the Southern Constellations.

Posted: Tuesday May 20, 2014