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Newsletter - No 32 - 2022


Term 4, Week 2

Monday 24
Labour Day - school closed

Tuesday 25
Pasifika celebration and prizegiving 6.30pm

Wednesday 26

Thursday 27
Reading of senior prize list
Māori celebration and prizegiving 5.30pm

Friday 28

Term 4, Week 3

Monday 31
Skippers Feast

Tuesday 1
Senior prizegiving, Regent Theatre 7pm
All students to attend

Wednesday 2
Last day for senior students

Thursday 3

Friday 4

Important upcoming dates

11 November
Year 8 Orientation morning

17/18 November
Junior exams

26 November
Leavers Dinner

2 December
Year 8 BBQ

9 December
Junior prizegiving and last day for junior students.


Term 3 Students of the Term

Term 3 Students of the Term


At the full school assembly held on Monday morning, the Students of the Term for term 3 were announced.

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2022 OBHS Prefect and Head of House Thomas O'connor

The Last Word

by Thomas O'Connor

I was heading to the food court in the Meridian the other day when I noticed a man out the front of his house, making his way towards his wheelie bin.

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Duke of Edinburgh - Mavora Lakes trip

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award - Mavora Lakes expedition

by Richard Roe

“Let’s go off-track” was the call from the boys after our last expedition back in April.

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Assistant Principal announcement

by Richard Hall

The Otago Boys’ High School School Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Richard Harvey as our new Assistant Principal.

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Lodge working bee - October 2022

Lodge working bee

by Richard Roe

A team of volunteers headed up to the Lodge the first weekend of the holidays to get a few tasks done before the term 4 camps begin.

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South Island and New Zealand Secondary School Clay Target Championships

by Jacqueline Irving

On Friday, September 30th our squad of all hostel students travelled with parents to Christchurch in time for an orientation and practice at the Canterbury Clay Target Club at McLeans Island.

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Willows cricket - 2022

Willows cricket

by Kent Twaites

The Willows is an annual cricket event treasured by Otago Boys' steeped in history and tradition.

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Badminton success

by Aaryan Alexander

This year has been a big year for everyone, myself included.

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Diving update


The New Zealand Secondary Schools Diving Championships were held in Auckland during the school holidays.

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NZSS Mountain Biking Champs

NZSS Mountain Biking Champs

by Andrew Willmott

13 - 16 October 2022 - Bluff Hill, Invercargill.

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James' cycling success continues


James Gardner had little time to put his feet up during the school holidays.

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Senior prizegiving


This year's prizegiving is being held at The Regent Theatre on Tuesday, 1 November at 7.00pm.

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OBHS Pasifika Prizegiving 2022

by Peter Eaton

Malo le soifua, kia orana, malo e lelei, ni sa bula, taloha ni, fakaalofa atu, mauri, halo olketa, kia ora and warm pacific greetings.

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Chocolate fudge truffles

by OBHS Parents Association

Order date extended!

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Second hand uniform sales

by OBHS Parents Association

The PTA will be holding second hand uniform sales.

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Return of junior prizegiving trophies


All trophies presented at last year’s junior prizegiving now need to be returned.

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2023 uniform grants

by JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund Committee

The JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund has a proud tradition of supporting families in need of financial assistance, with the purchasing of a school uniform.

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OSSSA diary cover competition


Every year OSSSA makes a diary for all sports coordinators and regional sporting organisations in Otago.

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