O'Shea Shield

The O’Shea Shield is an annual public speaking Competition for the 17 Catholic secondary schools in the Wellington and Palmerston North dioceses.

The competition includes the following events:

  • Debating
  • Scripture Reading (English)
  • Scripture Reading (Maori)
  • Junior Prepared Speech
  • Oratory
  • Religious Drama
  • Religious Questions

O'Shea 2017 Observations and Experiences

"It was really awesome meeting lots of new people."   Tessa Barlow

"To see everyone there supporting my school and getting to debate in front of them, made 5 years of debating worthwhile."   Janelle Divinagracia

"It was a very good experience because we as a school showed others how we can work as a team to show our love for God's creation."   Sandy Keomany

"I'm glad that I seized the opportunity to partake in Religious Questions because in the end it turned out to be a great learning experience"     Klowie Loverez

"It was amazing to see everyone's love for God shown through their event."   Louise Lloyd

2017 Team

This week ...

This week Y9/10 lunch break is 12.30-1.20pm

Monday, 17 September

School Exams

Tuesday, 18 September

School Exams
Nga Manu Korero National Speech Competition

Wednesday, 19 September

School Exams
Nga Manu Korero National Speech Competition
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Yr 8 Testing (9.00am-12.00pm) Gym
10.45am - Yr 9 Deans' Assembly (Gym)
1.30pm - Market Day - Yr 10 Business Studies
3.30pm - Maori Achieve (3.30-4.30pm) A1
3.30pm - Big Sister Programme (3.30-5.00pm) Library

Thursday, 20 September

School Exams
Nga Manu Korero National Speech Competition
3.30pm - Study/Homework Club (3.30-4.30pm) Library
6.00pm - Parents Info Evening - DOE Gold Practice Expedition (G3)

Friday, 21 September

School Exams
12.30pm -
Yr 9 Sports Academy (Gym)
6.00pm - DOE Gold Practice Expedition departs

Saturday, 22 September

DOE Gold Practice Expedition

Sunday, 23 September

1.00pm - DOE Gold Practice Expedition returns

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