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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 7

Winter Tournament Week

6 September - Teacher Only Day (school and office closed)

Week 8

9-13 September - Polyfest

11-17 September - Senior Parallel Exams

Week 9

17 September - Sports Awards Evening

19 September - Spanish Trip departs

Week 10

23 September - Anne Frank exhibition opens

23 September - Subject Selections due

25 September - 12 PE camp Moke Lake

Contents

Hautonga

Te Hautonga Kapa Haka Competition

by Mrs B. Davidson, Assistant Principal

Te Hautonga Whakataetae Kapahaka mō ngā Kura Tuarua nō ngā Rohe o Murihiku/Otākou 2019

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Linda Miller, Principal

Principal's Report

by Ms L. Miller, Principal

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Senior Parallel Exams

Parallel External Examinations for Years 11 to 13

by Mrs B. Davidson, Assistant Principal

NCEA parallel external examinations take place from 11 to 17 September. The timetable for these examinations is attached.

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Storm Wykes  - Handball

Handball

by Ms J. Nielson, Head of Williams House

Congratulations to Storm Wykes!

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Holidays during term time

by Mrs S. Porter, Assistant Principal

There are a number of students who are taking holidays during term time, sometimes with just a few days’ notice.

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Dancing with the staff

Dancing with the Staff

by Meg Cunningham-Tisdall, Arts Prefect

This year's Arts Council fundraiser, Dancing with the Staff, will take place next Thursday at 7pm in the hall! Come along for an entertaining night and to support the arts at Otago Girls'.

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Dodgeball

Dodgeball

by Mr D. Trickey, TIC Dodgeball

On Saturday 24 August Otago Girls' Dodgeball team the Nauti Lassies skippered by Charlotte Thompson competed in the National Dodge ball tournament.

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Junior Exchange OGHS vs WGHS

by Ms C Hokianga, Sports Co-ordinator

On Wednesday 28 August 42 students set off to Oamaru to compete against Waitaki Girls' High School in the annual Junior Winter Exchange.

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Health Education 

Community Consultation on OGHS Health Education Programmes

by Mrs S. Porter, Assistant Principal

As part of ensuring our programmes best meet the needs of our students, we are required to consult with our community every two years regarding the content of our Health Education Programmes.

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2019 Asian Science Camp

by Samantha Couper, Year 13

The 2019 Asian Science Camp (ASC) was an absolutely unforgettable experience where over 300 students from 28 different countries met Nobel Laureates, experienced amazing Chinese culture and made lifelong friendships.

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Inspiring Women Breakfast

Inspiring Women Breakfast

by Mrs B. Davidson, Assistant Principal

On Wednesday at 7am 15 senior students attended the Inspiring Women Breakfast hosted at the Otago Polytechnic Manaaki Restaurant by the Otago branch of the National Council of Women.

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Back in Motion

Physiotherapy Clinic at OGHS

by Back in Motion Physiotherapy

Back in Motion Physiotherapy are delighted to now offer the students and staff of OGHS an onsite physiotherapy clinic. The clinic will run on Wednesdays between the hours of 2:20 pm and 5:00 pm.

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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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Katie Flett

Artist of the Week

by Katie Flett, Year 12

Congratulations Katie Flett in Year 12!

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Junior Production

by Ms K. Dick, HOD English

The annual Junior Production went on stage recently to warm up the winter nights.

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Katie Wong 

Congratulations Katie Wong

by Miss M. Young, Head of Cruickshank House

Congratulations to Katie Wong, Year 12, for being awarded a New Zealand Chinese Academic (NZCA) Award.

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Mana Wahine 

Mana Wahine

by Mrs B. Davidson, Assistant Principal

On Tuesday 40 of our young rangatahi attended our ‘Mana Wahine’ Day, hosted by Te Tumu, the School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at the University of Otago.

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Big Sing Cadenza

Big Sing Cadenza

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

Our choirs must be congratulated for their performances at the Big Sing Cadenza competition in Timaru.

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SPORTS BLUES GUIDELINES

by Sports Council

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

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Physedder of the Month

by Ms S. McNatty, HOD Physical Education

Congratulations to the following girls for displaying our school values.

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Pasifika Showcase

Pasifika Showcase

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

Last week our Pasifika cultural group, Teine O Le Afi, hosted a fundraising performance showcase evening at Otago Boys' High School.

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Mana Pounamu

MANA POUNAMU YOUNG ACHIEVERS’ AWARDS 2019

by Whae Joe Hunter, Dean of Maori Students

He tāoka, he koha, he kura pounamu

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Leavers' Rings for Purchase

by Brandwell Moller

Brandwell Moller, 24 McBride Street, South Dunedin.

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