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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 11 - 2019

2019 TERM 2, WEEK 1

Monday 29
Term 2 begins
Full school assembly in the Gym, 8.50am

Tuesday 30

Wednesday 1 - Friday 3
Year 13 Outdoor Education Silverpeaks trip

Thursday 2

Friday 3
School Cross Country

Term 2, Week 2

Monday 6
Tertiary Open Day (Year 13)

Tuesday 7
12 FDN Food Handliing Course
LPHS Road Race

Wednesday 8
German Camp
Year 9 Parent Report Evening

Thursday 9
German Camp

Friday 10


A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

As a school there have been many things to celebrate this term.

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ANZAC Service 2019

We Shall Remember Them


This morning we held our annual ANZAC ceremony.

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Students of the Term, Term 1, 2019

Term One Students Of The Term


At assembly this week, our 2019 Term One Students of the Term were announced. This award recognises one young man in each year level who has lived our school values: Respect, Perseverance, Honour, Courage and Excellence. He is a student who has shown through his actions these values, not just his potential. This award, we hope, will inspire all our students.

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Summer Sporting Blues Presented

by Craig Cumming

On Wednesday night the school celebrated the awarding of the Summer Blues to our sporting teams and individuals.

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2019 OBHS Prefect - Matthew Kinley

The Last Word

by Matthew Kinley

The message I would like for you all to take home is the importance of facing your fears.

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Old Boy Speaks At Pasifika Homework Club

by Enoka Taufua

Old boy, Lloyd Maole, was a special guest speaker at the Pasifika homework club on Wednesday.

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Spot the Teen and Match the Book

by Lynn Vare

Congratulations to Matthew Bolter who won the "Spot the Teen & Match the Book" competition which ran in the library for the last few weeks.

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Term One Futsal Report

by Andrew Willmott

Another futsal season has come to an end and while disrupted by School camps, withdrawals and sickness, most teams would consider it a successful one.

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OBHS v Marist Ashgrove School 

Rugby Season Starts

by Mark Alderton

On Tuesday 9th April Otago Boys' 2nd and 3rd XV played host to Marist Ashgrove School from Brisbane.

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School House 150th - February 2021 - Calendar of events

by Richard Hall

I am pleased to announce the following calendar of events for our 150th reunion to be held at the school in 2021.

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OBHS Hostel

OBHS School House Country Visits


Parents of prospective boarding students for 2020, 2021 at all year levels and current parents of boarders at OBHS Hostel, are warmly invited to attend one of the following country visits to meet with Mr Richard Hall, OBHS Rector and Mr Matthew Markham, OBHS Director of Boarding.

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2019 Board of Trustee Elections

by Melissa Rodgers

The 2019 election theme is “Step forward for our schools”.

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Hostel 150th Reunion Facebook Page

by Melissa Rodgers

This week we have set up a new Facebook page called OBHS Hostel 150th Reunion. We will be posting regular updates regarding events and how to register etc.

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Entertainment Book - PTA Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

Buy a new Membership and get a BONUS eGift Card!

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OBHS umbrellas - clearance sale

by OBHS Parents Association

Selling fast - don't miss out!

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