David White, film-maker and producer of one of the most anticipated films in New Zealand, "Shihad - Beautiful Machine," visited Year 13 Media students recently. Students appreciated his advice and sense of humour. "Keep making stuff, even if it's bad because it will get better." His film will be in NZ cinemas from 17 May. Click to read the article published in the ODT about David's visit.
Year 13 student Rebecca Vella-King has been selected to join the inaugural Young Blake Expedition to the Kermadecs in August. Rebecca is one of only 30 young leaders who have been given the opportunity to join the expedition, which is organised by The Sir Peter Blake Trust. Rebecca will travel on board the HMNZS Canterbury to Raoul Island with a crew of subject experts, scientists, artists, educators, communicators and leaders. The expedition will be led by Don Robertson who was a member of Sir Peter Blake's original Blakexpeditions crew.
The Logan Park Stage Challenge team put on a wonderful performance last night to take second place. Well done! They also received Excellence Awards in the following areas: Costuming Character, Choreography, Soundtrack, Stage Use, Student Leadership, Peformance Skill, Drama and Concept.
Click here to read the ODT article published recently about our winning performance last year.
Logan Park High School can be proud of the performance of the two teams who took part in the recent Russell MacVeagh inter-school debating competition for Otago Southland. Our congratulations go in particular to Charlie Ruffman, who was named Most Promising Speaker and selected for the Otago Southland Regional Schools’ Debating Squad, and Connor Seddon, who was the only Year 11 student selected to speak in an extra round of debating for people being considered for the regional team.