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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 18 - 2019

2019 TERM 2, WEEK 8

Monday 17
Year 13 ESS trip to NZMSC

Tuesday 18
TBHS Interschool (home)
Year 13 ESS trip to NZMSC
Please note change of date

Wednesday 19

Thursday 20
Caversham Road Race

Friday 21
House Haka Competition

Term 2, Week 9

Monday 24
School Production full day rehearsal
Year 13 ESS tp NZMSC
1st XI Football game in Wanaka

Tuesday 25
School Production full day rehearsal and matinee
Blood Donors Day

Wednesday 26
11SCI(SP) trip to Otago University Microbiology Dept

Wednesday 26 - Sunday 30
School production performances

Thursday 27
11 SCI (KT) trip to Otago University Microbiology Dept

Friday 28


The Big Sing

A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

It gives me great pleasure to announce the result of our Board of Trustee elections.

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2019 OBHS Prefect - Jack Divers

The Last Word

by Jack Divers

From the first day of attendance at Otago Boys', it was very apparent to me to remember those that had come before us all.

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2019 Ethics Olympiad

Ethics Olympiad

by Colby Allen

On Thursday 6th June the OBHS Ethics Olympiad team competed in New Zealand’s first ever Ethics Olympiad in Christchurch.

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Liam Connolly

Off To The UN Assembly


Congratulations to Year 12 student Liam Connolly, who has been selected along with two students from Columba College and a student from Logan Park High School, to attend the Model United Nations Assembly being held in Wellington at the beginning of July.

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Hitting The Right Notes

by Konrad Hanson

We recently had three boys competing in the NZCT Chamber Contest. The competition starts with the Otago regional section, which consisted of 26 groups vying for one of eight spots in the region final.

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The Big Sing

Big Sing Success

by Konrad Hanson

Wednesday was a massive day for a number of OB’s boys. The Big Sing competition saw 25 choirs from around Otago and South Canterbury perform a repertoire of three songs.

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Censor for a Day

Censor For A Day

by Tony Gabbusch

Our year 13 and 12 students took part in the Office of Film and Literature Classification’s bi-annual classification activity on the 12th of June.

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Inter-House Quiz Competition

Inter-House Quiz Competition

by Lynn Vare

Lunchtime in the library today was tense with excitement as teams from the four school houses competed in the Inter-House Quiz Competition.

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Chemistry Students Study At Otago University

by Ryan Golder

The Year 13 Chemistry boys visited the state of the art Mellor laboratories at the Otago University last week.

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Notice Of Strike Cancellation

by Richard Hall

We have been advised that the Otago regional strike planned for Wednesday 19 June has been CANCELLED. Therefore, Wednesday 19 June is a normal school day for all students.

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Alps to Ocean cycle tour

Alps To Ocean

by Brent Matehaere

Last week the Year 12 Outdoor Education students travelled to Twizel to undertake the Alps to Ocean cycle tour.

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Lochlan Webb

South Island Olympic Weightlifting Championships


Over Queen's Birthday weekend, brothers Lochlan and Torin Webb along with Patrick Sefo-Cloughley travelled to Nelson to participate in the South Island Olympic Weightlifting Championships.

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OBHS v Christ's College

OBHS v Christ's College Interschool Results


The annual winter Interschool between OBHS and Christ's College was held in Christchurch on Tuesday.

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OBHS v TBHS Interschool Timetable

by Melissa Rodgers

Below are the timetabled events being held on Tuesday 18th June

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OBHS Policies and Procedures

by Richard Hall

Our school has been working with SchoolDocs to create a website for our policies and procedures.

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Entertainment Book - PTA Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

Buy a new Membership and get a BONUS eGift Card!

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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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