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 ...

Friday, 25 May

- Mufti Day for Te Omanga Hospice
8.15am -
Nga Manu Speech Competition
8.30am - Tough Guy/Gal Challenge
10.45am - Yr 9 Feast Day Painting

Saturday, 26 May

Sunday, 27 May

- MTB Club Ride - Porirua

Looking ahead ...

Monday, 28 May

Teachers only Day
Students are not at school today

Tuesday, 29 May

8.45am - Yr 11-13 Solo Performances

Wednesday, 30 May

9.00am - Year 8 Open Morning
1.30pm - Water Balloon Fundraiser for Poly Group
3.30pm - Maori Achieve in A2
5.00pm - Kapa Haka in PAC
- CSW Cross Country Champs

Thursday, 31 May

8.45am - Yr 13 SUS Trip (AP Class)
9.00am - BCITO Big Construction Tour Trip
3.30pm- Study/Homework Club in Library
3.30pm - Big Sister Programme in C2
4.30pm - Poly Group Practice in PAC

Friday, 1 June

8.45am - Yr 11 GEO Trip
9.30am - Te Toa / Mission Cup Tournament teams depart

Saturday, 2 June

- Te Toa / Mission Cup Tournament, Napier

Sunday, 3 June

- Te Toa / Mission Cup Tournament, Napier

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