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Newsletter - No 24 - 2017


Monday 14

Tuesday 15

ICAS Mathematics Competition

Wednesday 16

Thursday 17

Friday 18

Sunday 20 - Tuesday 22

Year 13 Biology study at Orokonui

Sunday 20 - Wednesday 23

Year 12/13 Outdoor Education
Snowcaving/Skiing trip

Term 3 Week 5

Monday 21

Tuesday 22

Wednesday 23

Thursday 24

Year 12 Geography field trip

Friday 25

Year 12 Geography field trip

CREST competition practical


A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

This week, in assembly and around the school, we focused on 'looking after your mates'.

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2017 OBHS Prefect Samuel Jones

The Last Word

by Samuel Jones

My biggest fear. My biggest motivator. Regret.

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Otaki Scholar Visit

by Max Chu

This week we have had the pleasure of hosting the 2017 Otaki Scholar Fraser Cowie. 

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Matthew Competes At Entrepreneurs In Action Weekend

by Gwyn Pratley

On Friday last week, Matthew Robinson (13 Business Studies) as part of the 2017 Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) had the opportunity to travel to Wellington to compete in the Entrepreneurs in Action (EIA) weekend.

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OSTA Science Quiz

OSTA Science Quiz

by Maria Zammit

OBHS hosted the OSTA Year 10 Science quiz on Monday evening. Nine teams hotly contested the coveted trophy, competing in teams of four to answer questions from every aspect of the Year 10 curriculum.

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Success in the Senior O'MAthalon!

by Hannah Bedford

On Thursday night we had 20 senior boys compete in the annual regional mathematics competition, the O'MAthalon.

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OBHS New International Students From Germany

Welcome To Our New Students From Germany


We welcome our four new German students who are here until the end of the 2017 academic year. They are particularly interested in experiencing the New Zealand outdoors and will soon go on the ski trip with their Outdoor Education class.

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OBHS Theatre Sports Team Prepare For Semi Finals

by Adrienne Buckingham

The Theatre Sports team is in serious training before the Regional semi final on the Fortune Theatre's main stage. Support our boys on September 27 at 1pm up against St Hilda's and Bayfield to fight to the final!

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Shay Thom and Oscar Black

Footballers Return From SuperCup

by Shay Thom

The 15th of July saw Oscar Black and I (Shay Thom) set off on the journey of a lifetime to play in the SuperCup, a tournament in Northern Ireland for Under 17 teams worldwide. 

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Otago/Southland Secondary Schools Ski Championships

Otago/Southland Secondary Schools Ski Championships

by Paul Vlietstra

Last weekend saw two vans with trailers and chains, 13 boys and 3 adults depart from Dunedin, bound for Wanaka for the Otago/Southland Secondary Schools Ski Championships. 

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Sports Classes Put Through Their Paces

by Ryan Martin

It was great to have Carmel Leslie working with our High Performance Sports classes this week putting the boys through their paces in core stabilisation and pilates based exercises. The boys also learnt valuable recovery strategies associated with international gymnastics and how best to activate muscle groups.

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Dunedin Fonebook - PTA Fundraiser


The Otago Boys' High School Parents Association has been given the opportunity to sell the ‘Dunedin Fonebook’ as a fundraising venture. 

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2018/2019 Entertainment Book

Don't Miss Out - Limited Numbers Remaining


Support Otago Boys' High School and you’ll be rewarded!

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Foster Carers Needed For Oranga Tamariki


The team will support potential caregivers to understand and manage the challenges and be there with them, to celebrate successes! Foster carers are trained, approved and receive financial support. You could be just who we are looking for.

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