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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 7

11 June - *CANCELLED*Year 10 Students "Rostered Home"

11 June - World Challenge 2020 Information night 6:30pm

12 June - BIG SING Choral Competition

13 June - Sports and Cultural photos

13 June - Careers Expo (Year 11) - Town Hall

Week 8

19 June - PTSA Meeting 7:30pm

19 June - Loves Me Not Programme (Year 12)

Week 9

25 June - Year 11 students "Rostered Home"

26-30 June - OGHS/OBHS Senior Production "Hairspray"

Week 10

1 July - Option changeover

2 July - Year 12 students "Rostered Home"

2 July - Junior Reports out

4 July - Year 12 Formal

5 July - House Haka Competition


2019/2021 BOT Parent Representatives

by Mrs S. Watt, Returning Officer & BOT Secretary

Introducing our new Board of Trustees parent Representatives to our community.

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Linda Miller, Principal

Principal's Report

by Ms L. Miller, Principal

Rostering home for Year 10 next week has been cancelled.

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Shave for a Cure - staff and students

Shave for a Cure

by Mrs J Smallfield

Well done to our eight students and two staff who shaved their heads for a cure to raise funds for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.

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Open Night

by J Smallfield

A reminder that our Open Night will be held on Tuesday 30 July from 7 to 9pm. Please share this date and time with family and friends whose daughters may be interested in attending OGHS in 2020.

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Welcome to Mr Shane Wilson

Welcome to Mr Shane Wilson

by Mr S Wilson

Hi I'm Shane Wilson filling in for Mrs Erin Mitchell while she is on maternity leave.

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Moli Ahokovi, Tiare Makanesi, and Maia Dean

Congratulations to Maia Dean and Moli Ahokovi who were placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the Senior section of the Pasifika Voices speech competition held at OBHS on Wednesday.

by Mrs J Smallfield

The Pasifika Voices speech competition was first held in 2018 and is the brainchild of our Year 12 student Tiare Makanesi.

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Sponsors needed for the OGHS 150th Jubilee 2021.

by Mrs J Smallfield

At Waitangi Weekend 2021 Otago Girls’ High School will be holding its 150th Jubilee with celebrations taking place from the 5th to 7th of February. This will be a big event and attract a number of people back to the city.

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Hairspray Poster

Senior Production - Hairspray

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

It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show." Performances on 26, 27, 28 June at 7.30pm and 29 and 30 June at 4pm.

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Yasuda Girls' High School Visit

by Ms B. Thomson, Japanese teacher

We are looking for hosts to help us give 30 students from our sister school Yasuda Girls' High School, in Hiroshima, Japan a New Zealand homestay experience when they visit us from 26 July until 9 August.

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World Challenge

World Challenge 2020 Expedition Information Night

by Miss M. Young, Expedition leader

After running successful student-leadership expeditions in the past, Otago Girls' High School are delighted to announce that we are now running the Thailand and Vietnam expedition for December 2020.

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Cultural Events for June

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

A busy month coming up for our cultural performers.

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Can you help with Costume Items?

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

The production team of Hairspray are looking for costume items for this year's show.

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Ashleigh Todd


by Mrs L. Hill, Gateway Co-ordinator

Ashleigh Todd - VetEquine Otago Ltd

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Table Tennis 

Table Tennis

by MS C. Hokianga, Sports Co-ordinator

Friday June 28, 9 to 3pm at Bayfield High School.

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Back in Motion

Benefits of Exercise for Mental Health

by Back in Motion

One in six people aged 10 to 19 years old experience mental health conditions.

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Production team construction help required

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

The production team of Hairspray are looking for parent helpers who have skills in the areas of set construction, painting and workspace supervision.

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