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, 16 August

Saturday, 17 August

HV Netball Finals

Sunday, 18 August

Mountain Biking Makara

Looking ahead ...

Monday 19 August

Teacher Only Day - school is closed for instruction

Tuesday, 20 August

- Yr 10-12 Subject Selection Opens
8.45am - Music Roadshow

Wednesday, 21 August

3.30pm - Leadership Applications Close
3.30pm - Homework Club
3.30pm - Māori Achieve
7.00pm - Board of Trustees Meeting (Library)
7.00pm - Yr 10 Mathswell

Thursday, 22 August

3.30pm - Big Sister Programme
7.00pm - Vietnam Trip Fundraiser

Friday, 23 August

- Yr 13 Wellington Tertiary Open Day
9.00am - CSW Senior Badminton Final

Saturday, 24 August

Sunday, 25 August

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