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Otago Boys' High School

2019 Year 9 Parents Information

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A warm welcome to our Year 9 families

by RH

Our Year 9 parents and students are invited to attend an orientation evening.

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School

Introduction

by Richard Hall

Otago Boys’ High School is a Year 9-13 secondary school for boys. It was established in 1863. Today there are over 800 students, including approximately 150 hostel boys and a small number of international students, enrolled at any one time.

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Rector's Welcome

by Richard Hall

I extend a warm welcome to all new students and thank you for making this your school of choice.

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Senior Leadership team

Senior Leadership Team

by Mark Hooper

The Senior Leadership team led by the Rector, manage the day to day running of the school.

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Houses

by Mark Hooper

There are four Houses at OBHS, each named after a famous ‘Old Boy’.

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What to do if you have a concern

by Mark Hooper

Each House has an appointed Dean to oversee the pastoral care of every student.

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Octacan Appeal 2018

Vertical Form Classes and Whanau Class

by Mark Hooper

Every boy is a member of a vertical form class based on their house. This means you are in a house group of Year 9-13 boys.

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Attendance

by MH

Coming to school and arriving on time are the first steps in succeeding.

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Timetable 2019

by Mark Hooper

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Junior Uniform

Uniforms

by Mark Hooper

All of you have a uniform which you should be proud to be wearing. At the Year 9 level the Dean takes special note of how the uniform is worn and the pride with which it is worn. It is important all items of uniform are clearly named.

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Support

by Mark Hooper

We cater for all the needs of our young men in many ways.

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Buses

by MR

Transport to OBHS is provided by:

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General Information

by Mark Hooper

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The Office Team

Important Places

by Mark Hooper

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School Invoices

by TF

The first invoice will be emailed to every family at the end of February 2019.

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Kanga Cup 2018

High Performance Sport Programme

by Mike McGarry

Each course provides the opportunity for existing and future players to improve their skills in a curriculum based programme in their chosen sport.

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2018 Polyfest

Extra Curricular Activities

by Mark Hooper

It is fun and rewarding to improve in things, whether they be sports, music or cultural experiences.

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Mt Aspiring Camp - 10T

Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC)

by MH

The OBHS Lodge situated in the Matukituki Valley, Mt Aspiring National Park, is the jewel in our crown.

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House Singing Competition

School Song

by MH

The school song was written by DWM Burn in 1909. ‘Follow up Otago High’ was selected after a competition to find an appropriate school song that would create a ‘feeling of enthusiastic loyalty to the school.’

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School Haka

by MH

This original school haka was received with ‘vigorous applause by the boys to show their approval’ (1909). It has since had several changes.

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OBHS Parents' Association

by MH

The Otago Boys' High School has a very active and supportive parents' association.

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Second Hand Uniform Sales

by MH

The Parents' Association sell second hand uniforms on behalf of families.

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In Case of Emergency ....

by MH

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School Campus

by MH

Don't get lost. Use the map to guide you around the school. If you do get stuck just ask someone for directions, or head to the school office and they will help you.

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