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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 27 - 2019

2019 TERM 3, WEEK 7

Monday 2 - Friday 6
Tournament Week

Monday 2
13BIO Biochemistry lecture

Tuesday 3
10ART trip to the Art Gallery
Otago University Liaison Officer follow up visit

Wednesday 4

Thursday 5
ICAS Science competition

Friday 6
OSS Squash championships

Term 3, Week 8

Monday 9

Tuesday 10

Wednesday 11
Senior subject selection evening

Thursday 12
Election for student BOT representative

Friday 13
Get2Go Junior Challenge
House singing competition


A Message From The Rector

by RIchard Hall

As the weather warms and the daylight becomes longer, we naturally start to think of the end of term; that would be a mistake as it is still a month away.

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2019 OBHS Prefect - Jack Fisher

The Last Word

by Jack Fisher

If you’ve been living under a rock your whole life, you might not know that you in fact go to an all-boys school.

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Luke Geddes

Luke Represents Trinidad and Tobago at CHOGM

by Luke Geddes

On the 26th of August, I travelled up to Wellington after being chosen to represent Trinidad and Tobago at the 38th National Student Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

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Year 9 O'MAthalon Champions

Year 9 O'MAthalon Champions 2019

by Mark Hooper

On Thursday evening several teams of our Year 9 and 10 boys took part in the Otago O'MAthalon at the Edgar Centre.

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Under 14 Red Rugby Trip to Highlands Park


by Anthony Sewell

The Under 15 Red Rugby team has had a season of learning this year on the rugby field. Losing by a big score in the first game the boys had two choices, give up or preserve.

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Coronet Peak Ski Trip - August 2019

Coronet Peak Ski Trip

by Richard Roe

Twenty five boys enjoyed fine weather and great snow conditions on the slopes of Coronet Peak last weekend.

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Senior Biology

by Pru Casey

A capstone study in senior biology studies is tracking the changes in bone, muscle and behavioural adaptations of various hominid fossils discovered over time.

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12/13 Outdoor Education - Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

by Andrew Willmott

12/13 Outdoor Education went to Port Chalmers quarry on Wednesday to put their climbing skills to use.

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Balmacewen Lions Club presentation of AED units

Lions Club Donate AED to School


The Balmacewen Lions Club have recently donated an AED (defibrillator) along with a cabinet to a number of secondary schools in Dunedin.

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James Gardner

Cycling Success

by Andrew Willmott

What a couple of months for James Gardner.

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Year 10 Footballers Take Title

by Steven Sharp

Congratulations to our Year 10 Blue footballers, on winning the Junior Premier grade of the Otago Secondary Schools competition on Wednesday.

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Spirit of Adventure Opportunity

by Mark Hooper

The Spirit of Adventure, one of the great youth adventures in New Zealand is offering opportunities for three of our boys to take part in voyages over the summer holidays.

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Otago Boys' High School Fair - Food Stalls

by Tina Fridd

Do you have a food stall you would like to operate at the fair?

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Get your OBHS Sport Socks Now!

by PTA

The socks have arrived, and they are great!

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OBHS Cricket Tour Fundraiser

by Tim Ford

Calling all parents!

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Raranga Tahi 2019


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Old Boys Organise Quiz Night for St John

by Hunter Kindley and Liam Turner

St John is a charitable organisation providing healthcare services for all New Zealanders. But now it is our turn to help them.

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Otago University Information Evening

by Otago University

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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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World Suicide Prevention Day

by Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust

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