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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 4

Week 1

18 October - Last day of Anne Frank exhibition

Week 2

22 October - Cultural Blues

Week 3

28 October - Labour Day (school closed)

30 October - Celebration 

Contents

Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon with student Annsen Chan.

Last Monday evening Otago Girls' was privileged to host the opening of the Anne Frank Exhibition "Let me be myself".

by Jane Smallfield

We were honoured to have Boyd Klap, the Chairman of Anne Frank New Zealand join us, along with Race Relations Commissioner Meng Liu Foon, and City Councillor Chris Garey who opened the event along with our other very supportive guests. We were entertained by our wonderful students in the choir and the kapa haka group Wairua Puhou. Thanks to Rose Stevenson for her moving violin performance; Meg Cunningham-Tisdall for her impressive monologue from Anne Frank's diary and to Annelies MacDuff for her reading in te reo from Anne's diary. Many thanks to our sponsors who made our hosting of this event possible: Mercy Health Care (Major sponsor), Crombie Lockwood, Harraways, ABL, H & J Smith, Kelk Photography, Miss Reid Florist, Handy Rentals and Baker Garden Architects.

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Principal's Report

by Ms L. Miller, Principal

The final week of this term featured a school highlight for the year to date - the official opening of the Anne Frank “Let me be myself” exhibition.

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Geography

Year 13 Geography trip to Queenstown.

by Mrs B. Davidson, Assistant Principal

Year 13 Geography travelled to Queenstown on Tuesday via a visit to Macraes Mine and a drive through to Hyde, Ranfurly and beyond.

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Swimming

National Secondary School's Swimming Championships

by Esme Paterson Student Swimming Coordinator

On 12 September, OGHS sent a team of six swimmers to Hamilton to compete at the 2019 New Zealand Secondary Schools Swimming Championships.

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Sports Council Bowls Tournament

by Mr D. Trickey, TIC Sport

22 November, 6:30pm, North East Valley Bowls Club

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Toni Cuthill

Artist of the Week

by Toni Cuthill, Year 13 Painting

Congratulations Toni Cuthill, in Year 13 Painting!

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2019 NZCAF National Schools' Hip Hop Championships

by Ashleigh Allum , Hip Hop co-ordinator

Two of Otago Girls’ High School’s Hip Hop Crews have been busy choreographing and training for the NZCAF Hip Hop competitions over the last couple of months.

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Fitness Team Prizegiving

2019 NZCAF National Schools' Aerobics Championships

by Ms C. Hayward, TIC Aerobics trip

Over the weekend, 18 athletes travelled to Queenstown to compete in the NZCAF 2019 Nationals.

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The House and Garden Tour is getting close. Get your tickets now from the school office.

by Mrs J Smallfield

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Anne Frank exhibition

Anne Frank exhibition to be held at Otago Girls' High School

by Mrs J Smallfield

Otago Girls' is proud to be hosting the Anne Frank exhibition in the School Hall from 24 September to Friday 18 October.

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Year 10 Camp

Trip of a Lifetime - Year 10 Camp

by Mrs B. Davidson, Assistant Principal

Inspire Empower Challenge Dream

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Let’s talk about teeth

by Southern District Health Board

A reminder for parents and caregivers:

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