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 ...

Summer Tournament Week

Monday, 25 March

8.30am - 12SPS and 13MOD Bush Walk
3.30pm - Debating Club
3.30pm - Yr 9 Netball Trial (3.30-5.30pm)

Tuesday, 26 March

2.45pm - Poly Group Practice
3.30pm - Full Cast School Production Rehearsal
6.30pm - Senior Drama Assessment Evening

Wednesday, 27 March

3.30pm - Maori Achieve (A2)
3.30pm - Homework Club (Library)
3.30pm - School Production Rehearsal
5.30pm - Whānau Hui (A2) (5.30-6.30pm) Atawhai
7.00pm - Board of Trustees Meeting (Library)

Thursday, 28 March

8.45am - Yr 13 Zoo Trip
8.45am - Yr 12 SUS Trip
3.30pm - Big Sister Programme (Library)
3.30pm - School Production Rehearsal

Friday, 29 March

- Yr 13 Zoo Trip
8.45am - Yr 11 GEO Trip
1.40pm - Poly Group Practice
3.30pm - Yr 9 Netball Trials
6.30pm - Kapa Haka Noho Marae

Saturday, 30 March

- Kapa Haka Noho Marae
- School Production Rehearsal

Sunday, 31 March

11.00am - Kapa Haka Noho Marae finishes

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