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Newsletter - No 17 - 2021


Term 2, Week 8

Monday 21

Tuesday 22
ICAS Maths competition (Yr 9 - 11)

Wednesday 23

Thursday 24
Production full day rehearsal

Friday 25
House Haka competition
Production full day rehearsal

Friday 25 - Saturday 26 
OBHS Rugby Club 150th celebration

Term 2, Week 9

Monday 28
Production full day rehearsal

Tuesday 29
OBHS v TBHS Interschool (home)

Wednesday 30 - Sunday 4 July
Cry-Baby school production performances

Thursday 1

Friday 2


Summer Sports Blues and National Honours Assembly

Summer Sports Blues Awarded


This week at senior assembly, the school recognised the sporting prowess of students by awarding both National Honours and Blues for summer sports.

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2021 OBHS Prefect - Jonathan Burnside

The Last Word

by Jonathan Burnside

Today I wanted to talk about worrying, more specifically why we do it and a few ways we can cut some of that nagging worry from our minds.

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Outward Bound

by Rick Wellington

Year 13 student Macleod Glaister recently returned from 21 days at Outward Bound and attended a Rotary meeting to share his experience.

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OBHS Clay Target Update

by Jacqueline Irving

Our Clay Target Shooters will get a well deserved sleep in this Sunday after back to back competitions, travel and training over the last fortnight.

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Hitting New Heights

by Andrew Willmott

12ODR didn't let a gloomy Dunedin day hold them back from scaling new heights.

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Piping and Dancing Championships


Over Queen's Birthday weekend, OBHS had the pleasure of hosting the Otago Centre Piping and Dancing Association annual championships.

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OBHS v Christ's College Interschool

OBHS v Christ's College Interschool Results


The winter interschool fixture between Otago Boys' High School and Christ's College was held in Christchurch on Monday, 14 and Tuesday, 15 June.

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Music Club

by Jens Moller

Every week at lunch time Tuesdays, Music Club meets in Room 119 to talk about everything and anything audible. This week Music Club invited everyone (staff and students) to write “mini reviews” around 50 to 150 words about any album of their choice.

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Junior Football

by Steven Sharp

The junior footballer's competed against Christ's College in the annual interschool.

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Mrs Margaret MacLachlan and Geoff Swann

Happy Birthday Mrs MacLachlan


The school community would like to acknowledge and wish Mrs Margaret MacLachlan a very happy 101st birthday.

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OBHS U15 Blues Rugby Fundraiser


Get your tickets now, it will be a great night!

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Puaka Matariki Mātauranga Day

by Araiteuru Marae Council Inc.

Araiteuru Marae and Otago Museum team up to bring you an action packed day of fun for the whole whānau. Learn about the traditions and science of Puaka Matariki and celebrate the cycling of the seasons.

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School production - Tickets now available!


Otago Boys' High School and Otago Girls' High School are excited to announce our combined production for 2021 is "Cry Baby".

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Under 15 Blues - Car Wash Fundraiser


Does your car need a wash? For just $5 we will do it for you!

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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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