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**School will finish at 3:10pm on Tuesdays. This is to allow for staff professional development. School busses will run as usual**

Term 2

Week 2

6 May - Dunedin Tertiary Open Day

9 May - School Cross Country (please note new date)

6 - 10 May - Year 11 Mt Cook Camp Week

Week 3

14 May - Library Day

Week 4

20-24 May - Year 10 Marae visits week

24 May - Board Elections nominations close

Week 5

30 May - Parent/Teacher Interviews A-L

Week 6

3 June - Queen's Birthday - school is closed

4 June - Parent/Teacher Interviews M-Z

7 June - Board Elections voting closes




by Kirsten McAuley, Parent

105 musicians from 44 schools around NZ meet for six days of rehearsals.

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Yvette Williams

Principal's Report

by Ms L. Miller, Principal

During the holidays one of our most well known Alumni passed away.

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Parent Teacher Interviews


by Mrs B. Davidson, Assistant Principal

Parent Interviews with your daughter’s teachers take place on Thursday 30 May (A-L surnames) and Tuesday 4 June (M-Z surnames) from 3.30 to 6.30pm.

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Otago Girls’ High School Board of Trustees’ Election

by Sue Watt, Returning Officer

Parent Election Notice

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Shave for a Cure

Support Us - Shave for a Cure

by Elsa Neuman, Community Service Prefect

This June in Week 6, eight Year 13 girls and one teacher are shaving their hair off for Shave for a Cure.

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Back in Motion

Why Warm Up Before Exercise

by Back in Motion

Preparing yourself for exercise or sport is like studying before an exam; practising will ensure your body is ready for the physical and mental demands of the upcoming event.

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Katie Wong 


by Mrs J. Smallfield, Librarian

Katie Wong won the Bates Trophy for the most improved junior athlete at the annual Athletics Otago Awards dinner last night, held at the Sargood Centre for her success in hammer throwing.

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by Ms C Hokianga, Sports Co-ordinator

The OGHS Equestrian team competed in the Interschool Equestrian event in Palmerston.

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Absence from assessments

by Mrs. B. Davidson, Assistant Principal

Below are the rules for students around absence from assessments. Please go over your daughter’s Student Assessment Information Booklet with her to ensure clarity around all of the assessment rules.

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Claudia Scott 

Gateway Work Placement

by Mrs L. Hill, Gateway Co-ordinator

Claudia Scott - Wood Solutions Joinery Manufacturing

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Stella Cavanagh Year 10

Artist of the Week

by Stella Cavanagh, Year 10

Congratulations Stella Cavanagh, Year 10!

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Year 10 Social Studies - Noho Marae Trip to Puketeraki Marae, Karitane

by Ms F. Speight

Girls in Year 10 Social Studies are beginning to prepare for the overnight Noho Marae trip that is taking place in Week 4 of this term.

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Dunedin Asian Day 

Dunedin Asian Day

by Ms B. Thomson, Japanese and English Language

Sunday 12 May, 11am to 2pm, Otago Girls' High School.

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Parenting Courses and Parenting Support

by Catholic Services

Find new tools to help develop your parenting skills with practical ideas and great support through the following six week courses:

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Tertiary Open Day 

Tertiary Open Day

by Mrs R. Bazsika, Career Education Leader

The Dunedin Tertiary Open Day is a great opportunity for all Year 13 students to explore their future study options.

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Winter Sports Term 2

by Ms C. Hokianga, Sports Co-ordinator

Welcome to the winter sports season and hopefully most of you have signed up for a winter sport. Such an exciting season to come. We have the majority of the winter sports starting over the next three weeks.

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Winter Sports


by Ms C. Hokianga, Sports Co-ordinator

If you are interested in playing winter sports the following information is important to you and your parents/caregivers.

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