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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 6

3 June - Queen's Birthday - school is closed

4 June - Chamber Music Concert OBHS 6:15pm

4 June - Year 9 students "Rostered Home"

5 June - Shave for a Cure

4 June - Parent/Teacher Interviews M-Z 

7 June - Board Elections voting closes

8 June - Smokefree Rockquest

8/9 June - Chamber Music Contest

Week 7

11 June - Year 10 Students "Rostered Home"

11 June - World Challenge 2020 Information night

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



Important Letter from PPTA to Parents and Caregivers


Tēna koe Parents/Caregivers

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Linda Miller, Principal

Principal's Report

by Ms L. Miller, Principal

“The quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers.”

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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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Freya Pettigrew

Congratualtions Freya Pettigrew

by Mrs A. Budd, Digital Technoloy

On 24th May, several Year 11 Digital Technology students entered the Adobe Certified Associates Design competition for 2019 by designing the promotional material for the Blind Foundation's Bikkie Day Campaign.

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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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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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Outward Bound 

Outward Bound

by Rebekah Hill, Year 13, School Council Prefect

From 8th to 28th of April this year I was lucky enough to be offered a scholarship to go on the Outward Bound School Leaders course and words cannot describe just how amazing this experience was.

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Samantha Ward 

Gate way

by Mrs L. Hill, Gateway Co-ordinator

Samantha Ward - Pacific Bliss Day Spa.

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ODT Extra Spelling Quiz

by Ms K. Dick, HOD English

On Tuesday 28 May, Otago Girls' hosted the ODT Extra Spelling Quiz.

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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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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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Marae Reflections

by Ms F. Speight, Social Sciences

Here are some reflections from students that went on the Year 10 Marae trips last week.

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Physedder of the Week

by Ms S.McNatty, HOD Physical Education

Congratulations to these students for displaying our school values.

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Junior Rugby 7's 

Junior Rugby 7's

by Mr D. Trickey, TIC

The Junior rugby 7’s side has enjoyed a very successful season this term.

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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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Kelk Photography

Whanau Class Photos are ready to order

by Kelk Photography

These can be ordered online from Kelk Photography.

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