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Newsletter - No 21 - 2018


Monday 30
Open Morning

Tuesday 31
ICAS English exam

Wednesday 1
Open Morning
Open Night - 6pm

Thursday 2
Open Morning

Friday 3
Open Morning
Ski trip 1 leaves (returning on Sunday 5)

Saturday 4 - Monday 6
OSS Ski Championships

Term 3 Week 3

Monday 6
OSS Ski Championships
Otago Science Fair

Tuesday 7

Wednesday 8
Sports and Cultural photos

Thursday 9
Sports and Cultural photos
AMC Maths Competition

Friday 10


World Challenge Thailand and Cambodia 2018

A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

I hope you enjoyed time as a family over the holidays and that you enjoyed in the second week in particular, some of the excellent weather.

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2018 OBHS Prefect Henry Stowers

The Last Word

by Henry Stowers

Welcome back boys. I hope that you all have enjoyed your holidays and wished it was just a bit longer.

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2018 Term 2 Students of the Term

Term 2 Students of the Term


At assembly this week the Students of the Term for Term 2 were announced. Congratulations to the following recipients.

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Artist of the Week

by Brigid Allan

The Artist of the Week for Week 1 of Term 3 is Year 13 student Nathan Hill.

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2018 OBHS Humanities trip to Europe

OBHS 2018 European Tour

by Joshua Lewis

On Saturday the 7th of July, 28 Year 12 and 13 students embarked on what was described as “the trip of a lifetime” along with Mr Tagg, Ms Moore and Mr Hanson.

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2018 Kanga Cup Champions 

Football Champions

by Mike McGarry

The team of 15 boys and 4 staff departed from Dunedin on Thursday 5th July for the Kanga Cup tournament in Canberra Australia.

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He Pouwhenua, He Puapua - National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition 2018

by Keegan Henman

Attracting audiences of over 6,000 throughout the day, and many more via live-stream broadcast.

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Alex Ballantyne -2018 Gateway Student

by Alex Ballantyne

I am really enjoying my time working at Hayward College. I am there every Friday from 8.30am - 5pm working with Helen and the other kitchen staff.

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Jack Light and fellow Southlander Sidney Spence in New Caledonia 

School House News

by Matthew Markham

Welcome back to another term in School House.

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OBHS Debating Team

A Great 100th Anniversary Achievement

by Stewart Tagg

This week's final winter inter-school was a special occasion for the OBHS Debating Club.

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Hunter Walker

Curling Gold


Congratulations to Year 12 student Hunter Walker who competed in the New Zealand Under 21 Curling tournament which was held at the Maniototo International Curling Rink in Naseby during the school holidays.

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OBHS v WBHS Interschool

OBHS v WBHS Winter Interschool Results


The annual winter interschool between Otago Boys' High School and Waitaki Boys' High School was held in Oamaru on Wednesday 25 July.

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Your NZQA Fees Are Due in 2 Days!

by Melissa Rodgers

Each senior student pays an annual fee when undertaking NCEA. The account of each senior student has been charged $76.70.

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2018 Leavers' Jerseys

2018 Leavers' Gear


The 2018 OBHS Leavers' Jerseys, Hoodies and Ties for Year 13 students are now available to order.

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Fantasy Premier League Competition

by Stewart Tagg

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