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Newsletter - No 8 - 2019

THE WEEK AHEAD:
2019 TERM 1, WEEK 9

Monday 25
Otago Anniversary Day School Closed

Monday 25 - Sunday 31
Tournament Week

Tuesday 26
10 Art trip to the Art Gallery

Wednesday 27
11 Geography field trip

Thursday 28

Friday 29
10B return from Mt Aspiring


Term 1, Week 10

Monday 1
12 Biology Marine Science field trip

Tuesday 2
12 Biology Marine Science field trip
AMT Computational and Algorithmic Thinking Competition

Wednesday 3
Otago University Maths Competition
Year 13 Otago Polytechnic visit

Thursday 4
Lance Burdett visit

Friday 5
Swimming Sports

Sunday 7
13 Bio Routeburn trip leaves

Contents

A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

One of the things that I am most proud of, about our school, is the way in which our men rise to a challenge.

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2019 Prefect Angus Hewett

The Last Word

by Angus Hewett

I've known that I have had to do this speech for weeks but I’m sure like the most of you and your assessments, life happens and you lose track.

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10O Camp at Mt Aspiring March 2019

10O Camp Experience

by Sofa Fesolai

Year 10 camp is an experience I will never forget.

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Benjamin Burrow

Congratulations Ben!

by Pru Casey

Ben Burrows of Year 11 has won a place on the Sir Peter Bake Trust Young Environmental Leadership Forum.

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Town Belt Kaitiaki Project

by Pru Casey

Otago Boys' students Ben, Xavier, Luke and Josh, hosted the Town Belt Kaitiaki group at school this morning.

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Choir's First Performance For 2019

by Konrad Hanson

On Sunday, the Otago Boys' Choir had their first performance for the year at Yvette Williams Retirement Village.

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School House News

by Matthew Markham

The boys got up close and personal with the marine life in the Otago harbour on Sunday.

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Rabbits are coming back!

by Tony Gabbusch

This week, Mr Ashdown began building a new rabbit space.

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Patrick Sefo-Cloughley and Torin Webb

Raising the Bar

by Kelvin McCrone

Torin Webb and Patrick Sefo-Cloughley have again racked up some outstanding results at a recent weightlifting meet in Dunedin.

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Otago Secondary Schools Athletics Championships

Otago Athletics Championships

by Lindy Marr

The Otago Athletics Championships took place last Friday night and Saturday at The Caledonian.

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Year 13 Physical Education Triathlon Assessment

OBHS Physical Education Triathlon

by Mike McGarry

This annual event was again held at Aramoana on Tuesday 19th March.

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Elliott Alloo, Ryan Dey and Harry Summers

Division II Swimming Championships

by OBHS

Last week over 500 competitors from all over New Zealand competed at the NZ Division II Swimming Championships held at Moana Pool.

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OBHS 'A' Golf Team

Otago Intercollegiate Golf Finals

by Peter Odgers

Last week ten of our golfers travelled to Cromwell to participate in the Otago Intercollegiate Finals which were held this year on the Cromwell Golf course.

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Jacob Qualifies for Nationals

by OBHS

Congratulations to Year 9 student Jacob Wadsworth who placed 2nd at the Dunedin BMX Championships in the weekend.

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Advisory for Schools in Relation to Christchurch Shooting Videos

by Ministry of Education

Netsafe has received a number of reports of online content relating to the attacks in Christchurch.

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Notifiable Diseases Health Information to Schools and Early Childhood Centres

by Ministry of Education

We are pleased to confirm, as advised by Marion Poore, Medical Officer of Health, that there have been no further cases of measles in our region.

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Form Class Photo Orders

by Tony Gabbusch

Below is a link which allows you to preview proof copies of the images.

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Lost Property

by Melissa Rodgers

Due to the escalating volume of school uniform and other items found in classrooms and on school grounds, we ask that you ensure your son’s property is named.

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Please Update Your Details

by OBHS

With the Board of Trustees election this year it is imperative we have your correct contact details on our database.

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Board of Trustees Elections

by OBHS

New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) are preparing for the upcoming Triennial BoT elections.

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Neil Broom - Cricket Coaching

Neil Broom Elite Cricket Coaching

by OBHS

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Creative Writing Competition

by OBHS

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Entertainment Book - PTA Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

With the 2018/2019 Entertainment Membership about to expire now is the perfect time to buy the brand new 2019/2020 Entertainment Membership. You can enjoy thousands of valuable offers for everything you love to do, all while supporting fundraising for Otago Boys' High School.

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OBHS Parents Association Cheese Roll Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

Last week for orders - don't miss out!

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OBHS Umbrellas

by OBHS Parents Association

Winter has arrived, and the Parents' Association are selling OBHS umbrellas.

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The Bus Hub is Open

by Otago Regional Council

The Bus Hub is open. This means buses are starting to transition through the Hub on Great King Street.

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