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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 3

Week 5

19 August - Speechfest

20 August - Students will be released at 1:25pm to allow staff to attend professional development

20 August - Triangular Tournament

20 August - Senior Reports Out

 21 August - Dress rehearsal for Te Hautoka Kapa Haka Competition, 7pm, OGHS hall

22 August - Student Learning Conferences

Week 6

26 August - Subject Selection Evening

28 August - Junior Exchange @ Waitaki Girls'

30 August - 3 September - Ski Trip

Week 7

Winter Tournament Week

6 September - Teacher Only Day 


Elizabeth Eckford

Proud hosts of Elizabeth Eckford

by Ms F. Speight, Social Science

On Wednesday Otago Girls' had the great privilege of hosting Elizabeth Eckford, an icon of the Black Civil Rights movement along with Dr Eurydice Stanley and Katelyn Choe the US Consul General.

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Linda Miller with Elizabeth Eckford

Principal's Report

by Ms L. Miller, Principal

Enrolments for Year Nine out of zone students for 2020 closed yesterday and notifications of acceptance were emailed out today.

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NZ Uniforms

Change of Premises for New Zealand Uniforms

by New Zealand Uniforms

New Zealand Uniforms will be moving to a brand new store on Thursday 29 August and will be open for trading on Friday 30 August

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by Sports Council

With Sports Blues Awards coming up it is a good opportunity to share these guidelines.

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Free Seminar - Parents as Career Educators

by Mrs L. Hill, Careers Administration Assistant

Guiding teenagers through various career and study options available to them in the modern world can be a challenge.

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Maatangi Whenua - Year 11 Regional Geography Competition

by Meg Sayers, Year 11

On Wednesday, I, along with five others, competed in the Otago Year 11 Geography Quiz.

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Te Hautoka Kapa Haka Competition

by Mr E. Shields, Pasifika Advisor, HOD Visual and Performing Arts, TIC Music.

Please support Wairua Pūhou at their dress rehearsal for Te Hautoka Kapa Haka Competition on Wednesday 21 August at 7pm in the OGHS hall. All proceeds from the koha go to Wairua Pūhou.

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Curling Fries


by Ella Williams, Year 12

Curling is a sport in which players slide stones on a sheet of ice towards a target area which is segmented into four concentric circles.

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Back in Motion

Physiotherapy Clinic at OGHS

by Back in Motion Physiotherapy

Back in Motion Physiotherapy are delighted to offer the students and staff of OGHS an on-site physiotherapy clinic. The clinic will run on Wednesdays between the hours of 9:00am and 12:00pm in K21. The last clinic of the year will be Wednesday 28 October.

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Blood Drive

Otago Girls’ High School Annual Blood Drive

by Emma Jocelyn, School Council

The annual Otago Girls’ High School Blood Drive took place on Tuesday, 6 August, with approximately 24 students from Years 12 and 13 participating.

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NCEA Workshop for our Pasifika Community

by Ms L. Miller, Prinicpal

Talofa lava! Malo e lelei! Nisa bula vinaka! Taloha ni! Warm Pasifika greetings!

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Freya Pettigrew

Year 11 Deep Thought Programme 2019

by Freya Pettigrew, Year 11

For five days in the July school holidays, I had the privilege of attending the Deep Thought 2019 programme run by the Portobello Marine Studies Centre.

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School Leavers Magazine 

Leaving School Magazine – Issue #16 – August 2019

by Mrs L. Hiil, Careers administration

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