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Newsletter - No 34 - 2022


Term 4, Week 4

Monday 7
NCEA exams commence

Tuesday 8

Wednesday 9

Thursday 10

Friday 11
Year 8 Orientation morning

Term 4, Week 5

Monday 14

Tuesday 15

Wednesday 16

Thursday 17
Junior exams

Friday 18
Junior exams

Important upcoming dates:

21 November
Teachers Only Day - school closed for tuition

26 November
Leavers Dinner

28 November
PPTA Paid Union Meeting - school closes for tuition at 1.25pm

2 December
Year 8 BBQ

9 December
Junior prize giving and last day for junior students


Isaac Ottrey and Simi Puni

A message from the Rector

by Richard Hall

An excerpt from the Rector's prize giving speech, namely his address to the Year 13's.

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2022 Head Boy - Isaac Ottrey

The Last - Last Word

by Isaac Ottrey

Well we’ve made it.

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2022 Dux Abdul Obaidullah

Senior prize giving


Senior prize giving was held on Tuesday, 1 November at the Regent Theatre. It was a special occasion to celebrate the student's success throughout the year.

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McIndoe House leaders, scholars and high achievers 2022

A sea of red!

by Elaine Kelly

McIndoe House congratulates it’s scholars and thanks it’s leaders.

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Form Time Cup finale

by George Hamilton

The Form Time Cup competition came to an exciting conclusion on Monday at lunchtime.

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Final day for senior students 2022

Celebrating our senior students


This week we have celebrated the end of the 2022 academic year and farewelled our senior students.

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Harry Easton

School board student representative elected


Congratulations to Year 12 student Harry Easton who has been elected as Student Representative on the School Board.

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Senior prize giving photographs


Below you will find the link to view the photographs taken at senior prize giving.

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Otago Secondary Schools Athletics Championships

Otago Secondary Schools Athletics

by Lindy Marr

It was a privilege to take a team of 29 to the Otago Athletics Championships on Friday and Saturday held at the Caledonian ground.

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Te Awhi Rito Ben Brown visit

Te Awhi Rito Ben Brown visits OBs’

by Matthew Dadley

New Zealand’s first Te Awhi Rito Reading Ambassador, Ben Brown, woke up to the power of reading when the spine of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer hit him squarely in the head.

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Senior student exam preparation


Senior classes have finished for the year.

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Notification of Teacher Only Day


There will be a Teacher Only Day on Monday, 21 November and the school will be closed for tuition.

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Notice of early closure


We have been advised that a paid union meeting has been arranged by the PPTA for teachers on the afternoon of Monday, 28 November.

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Outward Bound New Zealand fundraiser

by Finn Hibbert

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Chocolate fudge truffles

by OBHS Parents Association

Order date extended!

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Duo Cziffra concert

by Elaine Kelly

This coming Sunday, 20 November at 6.30pm in Hanover Hall, Hanover Street, the Alliance Francaise de Dunedin is presenting a Concert by the French Piano Duettists, the "DUO CZIFFRA".

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Second hand uniform sales

by OBHS Parents Association

The PTA will be holding second hand uniform sales.

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2023 uniform grants

by JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund Committee

The JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund has a proud tradition of supporting families in need of financial assistance, with the purchasing of a school uniform.

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