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 ...

Monday, 17 June

10.00am - Toi Whakaari Drama
1.40pm - Poly Group Senior Practice
3.30pm - Debating Club

Tuesday, 18 June

All students at school today

9.00am - St Mary's Exchange
12.30pm - Yr 9 Dance Ticket Sales
2.45pm - Poly Group Practice

Wednesday, 19 June

8.45am - 12/13SPS & 13PEX Bush Walk
1.30pm - Yr 10 Dance Ticket Sales
1.40pm - Poly Group Senior Practice
3.30pm - Homework Club
3.30pm - Maori Achieve
5.00pm - Kapa Haka Practice

Thursday, 20 June

Aubert Feast Day
8.45am - Yr 12 GEO Trip
9.45am - Aubert Feast Day Celebration
3.30pm - Big Sister Programme

Friday, 21 June

1.40pm - Poly Group Lunchtime Practice
3.30pm - Poly Group Practice
7.00pm - Yr 9/10 Dance (HIBS)

Saturday, 22 June

Sunday, 23 June

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