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Otago Girls' High School

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The school day finishes at 3:05pm and we ask that students leave the school grounds by 5:00pm.

Term 1

Week 2

8 February - Waitangi Day observed (school closed)

9 February - School ID Photos

Week 3

15 February - Year 9 Meet The Teacher 5:00pm

16 February - Whanau Get Together 5:00 - 6:30pm 

 17 February - PTSA AGM 7.30pm in the Library

19 February - Sports Day

Week 4

24 February - Muslim Family Welcome 5:00pm

Week 5

1 March - International BBQ

2 - 5 March - Year 9 Camp

3 March - Pasifika Fono 5:30pm,

Week 6

9 March - Student Learning Conferences (Year 9 Wellbeing Day)

Week 7

15 March - Year 12 Borland Camp


Artist of the Week

by Ms C. Robson, TIC Visual Arts

Congratulations Portia Prescott in Year 13 Photography!

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Principal's Report

by Ms L Miller, Principal

Greetings to all our school families and welcome back to all returning students, with a special welcome to our Year 9 cohort.

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OGHS PTSA - come and join us

by Jane Smallfield

Come along and join our friendly group of parents, staff and our student representative at our monthly meetings held on the third Wednesday of the month. You will get to find out first hand what is happening in the school and be part of a great team who support our school community. Just come to meetings when they suit you.Our next meeting is a social event at Eureka at 7pm on 17 June. Come along and meet us - we can even pick you up if you like. If you have any queries please email the PTSA Staff rep Jane Smallfield on

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Student Learning Conferences

YEAR 10-13 Student Learning Conferences

by Ms K. Dick, Assistant Principal

9 March

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Year 11 NCEA Information Evening


This will be held on Wednesday 24 February from 6 pm to 7 pm in the Visual and Performing Arts Suite.

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Whanau Hui

by Mrs B Davidson, Deputy Principal

Tuesday 16 February, 5pm in the school library.

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by Mrs J Smallfield, Librarian

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by Mrs C Hokianga, Sports Co-ordinator

Welcome to 2021, we are looking forward to a great year of Sport at Otago Girls High School.

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Summer Sport Information – Term 1 2021

by Ms C. Hokianga, Sports Co-ordinator

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Music Lessons, Instrument Hire & Performance Groups

by Mr E. Shields, HOD Visual and Performing Arts

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Glendhu Bay

by Lina Fraser, Year 10

From hiking up Roys Peak to singing on the lake front, Glendhu Bay was the perfect opportunity for students to challenge themselves and step out of their comfort zone.

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Teenagers lack of sleep linked to lower wellbeing

by Mrs S. Porter, Assistant Principal

Getting back into routine after a long summer break can be challenging with regard to sleep patterns.

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Camp Otepoti

by Jasmine Merriman, Year 10

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Thank you Harvey Norman!

by Marina Leonor, ICT Systems Manager

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Peel Forest

by Mrs R. Hickley, Camp Leader

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McKellar Hut

by Dr W. Martin, English

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Borland Camp 

Borland Camp Week, Fiordland

by Mrs B. Davidson, Deputy Principal

15-19 March 2021

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Have a Go Diving

by Dive Otago

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