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Newsletter - No.10 - 2016

The Week Ahead:
Term 2, Week 1

Monday 2 May

Term 2 begins

Tuesday 3

9A Social Studies trip to Toitu

Wednesday 4

9B /9G Social Studies trip to Toitu

Thursday 5

9H/9T Social Studies trip to Toitu

Friday 6

Saturday 7 May

Year 13 Formal

Looking Ahead

Term 2, Week 2

Monday 9 - Friday 13 May

Year 12/13  ODR Peninsula Journeys trip

Monday 9

Tertiary Open Day for all Year 13 students

Tuesday 10

Spelling Bee at Junior Assembly

Wednesday 11

Thursday 12

Friday 13

OSS Futsal Tournament


A Message From The Rector

by R Hall

To engage young men, you must first enjoy their company. I do.

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Tell us about the activities and successes your son has been involved in so that as a community we can celebrate with them.

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2016 ANZAC Service

ANZAC Service


101 years ago the tradition, remembering the sacrifice and efforts of our old boys in World War 1 continues today.

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Junior Students of the Term - Term 1   2016

Students of the Term


In assembly on Tuesday we instituted a new award - Student of the Term. 

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Cameron McAuslan

The Last Word

by Cameron McAuslan

Let me tell you all a little story about my life. At the ripe old age of 10 my favourite movie was ‘Finding Nemo’ and my favorite song was ‘Gotta Be Somebody’. Pretty standard for your average kid out on the Taieri. Life was good. 

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Space Camp 2016

2016 SPACE CAMP - the first few days.                  

by Dr P Fisher

The kiwis have landed.  After a long haul flight to the USA, the team, including 3 teachers, 14 Cashmere High and 8 Otago Boys' students arrived in Houston, Texas.

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Haka Competition

Inter House - Haka Competition


The annual Inter House Haka Competition was held on Wednesday morning.

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Year 10 Graphics - Rueben Wickliffe

100% Completion

by R Dougherty

Our Year 10 Design Graphics class has completed a set of posters to be posted about the school and in classrooms.

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Jacob Roberts

Year 9 Design and Visual Communicaton

by S Reussenzehn

Year 9 Design and Visual Communication students proudly presenting their individual key ring designs.

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OBHS Reading Award

OBHS Reading Award


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Year 10 Young Leaders - Sport Otago Challenge Day

Young Leaders in the Community


Last Friday our Year 10 Young Leaders group were involved in the Sport Otago FMS (Fundamental Movement Skills) Challenge Day.

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Year 11 Science

Science Fair Preparation Underway

by P Casey

Year 11 OBHS students are in the thick of their Science Fair studies.

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Maadi Cup 2016

OBHS Rowing – Maadi Cup - Lake Ruataniwha

by G Roydhouse

Friday 1st April the Rowing squad headed up to Twizel to stay in their luxury training accommodation in the camping ground with “Kate’s Kitchen”.

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Year 13 PE Triathon

Year 13 PE Triathlon Assessment

by Jane Gourley

Despite having summer-like conditions the day before, this year’s Year 13 Physical Education Triathlon was run in cool temperatures thanks to a southerly front that had come through the previous night.

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Futsal Nationals 2016

Tournament Week


Last week the school participated in a number of sporting codes during tournament week.  

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On the way to Gold in the 400m

Double Gold and More for Liam


On the 7th to 9th April Liam Turner was a member of the New Zealand Athletics team to compete in the Oceania Games held in Tahiti, along with 19 other athletes involving 7 other countries. 

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Private Board Required


Occasionally we have requests from parents seeking private board for their son for varying lengths of time.

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Popstars - The 90s musical

by T Sharp

"Popstars" features classic 90’s songs from bands and solo icons such as, Nsync, Britney Spears, Nirvana, Bon jovi, Backstreet Boys, and many more of your favourite artists.  

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Board of Trustee Elections 2016


The Electoral Roll for this year’s Board of Trustee Elections is currently being checked and updated. 

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On Site Physiotherapist


As parents of boys you will know that the majority of our young men are involved in some type of physical activity.

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