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Newsletter - No 26 - 2019

THE WEEK AHEAD:
2019 TERM 3, WEEK 6

Monday 26
9G Museum visit

Tuesday 27

Wednesday 28
Sports photos
Otago Polytechnic Liaison Officer visit

Thursday 29
Sports photos
O'Mathlon Year 9 - 7pm
O'Mathlon Year 10 - 8pm

Friday 30


Term 3, Week 7

Monday 2 - Friday 6 
Tournament Week

Monday 2
NZSS Golf

Tuesday 3
10ART trip to the Art Gallery
Otago University Liaison Officer follow up visit
ICAS DGT competition

Wednesday 4

Thursday 5
ICAS Science competition

Friday 6
OSS Squash championships

Contents

Upping the Tempo

by Konrad Hanson

It has been an extremely busy week for the OBHS choir members. As well as performances at OBHS and OGHS, on Sunday, we got back from Timaru after competing in the inaugural South Island Cadenza choir competition. The bus was full of members of the OBHS choir, the OGHS choir, and the combined boys and girls choir.

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2019 Prefect - Samuel Hewson

The Last Word

by Samuel Hewson

Last words are a funny thing. Over the last two and a half years I have heard a lot of last words and forgotten most of them.

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Senior Assembly

by Anne Gorman

This week’s Senior Assembly offered variety and interest aplenty. To celebrate International Week, year 13 students Kehan Jiang and Morry Moriyama spoke to us about what they had learned and gained from their experiences as international students. It was great to hear about how much they had grown in confidence over the years.

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2019 Rowing Junior World Championships

Rowing World Championships 2019

by Ben Mason

My name is Ben Mason, and over four months ago I was selected into the Junior Men’s Quadruple Sculls to compete in Tokyo at the 2019 Junior World Champs.

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History Quiz Teams Take Titles

by Alastair Campbell

On Tuesday night the annual Otago History Teachers' Association quiz was held at Otago Golf Club.

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Outdoor Education Ski Trip

by Max Meffan

As we headed off for the Outdoor Education Ski trip on the morning of Sunday, the 17th of August, all 28 of the boys were fizzing.

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News From the Library

by Lynn Vare

It's hard to believe this is the last time I will write for the newsletter at Otago Boys' as their librarian.

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International Week Celebrations

International Week Celebrated

by OBHS International Department

World Wednesday was celebrated during lunchtime in the library this week.

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From the Food Technology Department

by Emma Moore

This term the students have been looking at sustainable food practices. This has covered a range of practices, including using leftovers, preserving and seasonal local food, which included a visit to the Otago Farmers' Market.

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OBHS School Counsellor - Rob Wither

Introducing Rob Wither

by OBHS

Rob Wither is our newly appointed Guidance Counsellor, he is a full member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors (MNZAC), and has recently joined us from Wellington College, where he was the HOD of Counselling for the past five years.

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Henry Freeman - Hosted by Stewart Construction

by Henry Freeman

I am a boy from a small town in South Otago and have always loved the outdoors and want to pursue a career in building.

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NZSS Duathlon Championships

NZSS Duathlon Championships 2019

by Justin Gardner

Last weekend, James Gardner and Ronan Melville contested the Under-14 Teams section at the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Duathlon Championships.

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Holiday opportunity for OBHS families

by Richard Roe

The OBHS Lodge, enjoyed by thousands of OBHS students over its 42 years in operation, will be available for families of OBHS boys to stay in for a short time again this summer.

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OBHS Cricket Tour Fundraiser

by Tim Ford

Calling all parents!

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Otago Boys' High School Fair - Food Stalls

by Tina Fridd

Do you have a food stall you would like to operate at the fair?

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Get your OBHS Sport Socks Now!

by PTA

The socks have arrived, and they are great!

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OBHS Umbrellas

by OBHS Parents Association

Perfect for sport sideline or as a gift for current or OBHS old boys.

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Hands-On at Otago

by University of Otago

Get a taste of Otago student life! Hands-On at Otago is designed to support and show interested students what researchers do, why they do these things and to encourage talented young New Zealanders to consider further study as a step in their career pathway.

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H and J Smith Cardholders Day

by H & J Smith

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Change of Location for New Zealand Uniforms

by NZ Uniforms

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

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