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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 15 - 2018


Monday 4

Queens Birthday - school closed

Tuesday 5

Tuesday 5 - Thursday 7
13ESS Marine Science trip

Wednesday 6
Big Sing Regional Finals
Shakespeare As You Write It (Junior students)
Senior Parent Interviews. School closes for tuition at 1.55pm

Thursday 7

Friday 8
PPTA paid union meeting
School closes for tuition at 12.30pm


Kyran Oaten

A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

I would like to take this opportunity to wish all the best to one of our Year 12 students, Kyran Oaten.

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Deputy Rector Appointed

by Richard Hall

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Mark Hooper as the permanent Deputy Rector for Otago Boys’ High School.

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2018 OBHS Prefect Sean Woo

The Last Word

by Sean Woo

Two weeks after I was born, my grandfather passed away from an accident after hitting his head on the ice.

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Junior Students of the Week

Junior Students of the Week

by Stewart Tagg

Today at Junior Assembly we recognised a couple of our young men, nominated by their teachers, who have gone above and beyond both in class and in extra-curricular activities too.

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Samoan Language Week

Samoan Language Week Celebrated

by Enoka Taufua

Talofa, Students and staff of Otago Boys' enjoyed celebrating le Vaiaso O le Gagana Samoa this week.

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Danyon Noakes

Danyon Noakes - 2018 Gateway student

by Danyon Noakes

I am currently placed at Tansley Electrical as part of the Gateway programme.

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Artist of the Week - Ronan  Geraghty

Artist of the Week

by Brigid Allan

The Art Department at Otago Boys’ High School are proud to announce that, the artist of the week has been reintroduced into the school calendar.

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School House News

by Matthew Markham

Hostel boys look forward to a break.

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Former Black Cap Visit

by Ken Rust

In March 2015 Grant Elliott become a folk hero in NZ cricket when he smashed the last ball of the World Cup semi-final for six to qualify his country for their first ever World Cup Final.

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Tutorials for our Syrian Students

by Lynn Vare

Year 13 student Mohammad Taha has been running tutorials in his lunchtime for the new Syrian students who have started at Otago Boys'.

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Peter Crosson

Superb Singing Recognised


Congratulations to Year 11 student, Peter Crosson, a Friday Voice class student at OBHS.

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Ryan Dey, Elliott Alloo and Jack McDowall

Swimming Success


The Otago Secondary Schools Swimming Competition was held at Moana Pool earlier this month.

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Notice of Early Closures


Please read the following information in regards to the early closure of the school on Wednesday 6 June and Friday 8 June.

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Snow Days - Important Notice


Please read the following notice with important information regarding impending snow days.

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Cheap Fuel with OBHS Foundation Fuel Card

by OBHS Foundation

Now is the time to think about this great offer. With fuel prices high, why not sign up for a fuel card that offers you discount and supports OBHS.

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2018/2019 Entertainment Book

Don't Miss Out - Limited Numbers Remaining


Support Otago Boys' High School and you’ll be rewarded!

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