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Newsletter - No 13 - 2019

2019 TERM 2, WEEK 3

Monday 13

Tuesday 14
King's High School Interschool (home)

Wednesday 15

Thursday 16
Caversham Road Race
Casio Senior Maths Competition

Friday 17
Sustainability trip to Mt Aspiring Lodge

Term 2, Week 4

Monday 20

Tuesday 21
Year 12 and Year 13 Parent Interviews

Wednesday 22
SBHS Intershool (away)
Otago/Southland Cross Country

Thursday 23

Friday 24

Saturday 25
Year 13 Formal


A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

I'm glad you've come to bed early. I've got some questions for you.

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2019 OBHS Prefect Lucas Govaerts

The Last Word

by Lucas Govaerts

A journey is defined as the process of getting from one place to another. Each of us ventures out onto a new journey everyday, although my journey will never be the same as yours, nor will yours ever be the same as mine. It is the journeys we take that shape us into who we are and more importantly who we want to be.

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Benjamin Burrow

Environmental Leader In The Making

by Pru Casey

Year 11 student Benjamin Burrow has recently returned from a week long Environmental Leadership conference in the North Island.

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Richard Hall, John Blaikie, Richard Roe and Sam Hewson

Old Boys Give Back

by Richard Hall

This week the Otago Boys' Old Boys' Foundation presented a cheque for $24,200 to the Mt Aspiring Trust.

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School Trustee Elections 2019

by Gillian Skilton

By now you should have received a Nomination Form in the post for the coming Board of Trustee Elections.

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Parker Aluesi

Parker Aluesi - Golfer Of The Year

by Parker Aluesi

I am an Otago junior golfer and a member of the Otago Boys’ Golf team.

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Year 13 Outdoor Education Silver Peaks Trip

Year 13 Outdoor Education

by Brent Matehaere

As we entered into the 5th month of the year, the days shorten and the temperatures drop our Year 13 Outdoor Education students departed on a journey into the Silverpeaks.

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Josh Sammut making bug motels as a learning station for the KTB project

What Is The Kaitiaki Town Belt Project?

by Pru Casey

Ben Burrow is the student co-chair of the Town Belt Kaitiaki Project team.

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Artist of the Week - Eli Hill

Artist Of The Week

by Brigid Allan

The Artist of the Week for week 2 of term 2 is Year 11 student Eli Hill.

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School House News

by Matthew Markham

The term has started smoothly with the boys in good spirits.

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Mountain Biking Season Underway

by Andrew Willmott

Mountain biking kicked off on Monday with runs down Signal Hill.

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Football Season Kicks Off

by Andrew Willmott

The football season kicked off for many of our School teams this week.

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OBHS vs King's Interschool

by Melissa Rodgers

The annual winter interschool with King's High School will be held on Tuesday 14th May. Please find below the timetable of events.

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Important Message Regarding the Board of Trustee Elections


Please read this IMPORTANT message regarding the Board of Trustee nomination forms you have received.

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Homestay Families Required For Queens Birthday

by Kate Innes

Have you ever thought about hosting an International student but would like to see what it involves before making a long-term commitment?

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Torpedo7 Offer

by Torpedo 7

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Financial and Career Smarts Seminar


Hannah McQueen and the team at enableMe have helped thousands of Kiwis get ahead and get mortgage-free fast over the past decade.

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Experience Asia Day


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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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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 Umbrellas

by OBHS Parents Association

Perfect for sport sideline or as a gift for current or OBHS old boys.

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