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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 14 - 2019

2019 TERM 2, WEEK 4

Monday 20

Tuesday 21
Year 12 and Year 13 Parent Interviews
School closes for tuition at 1.25pm

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

Thursday 23

Friday 24

Saturday 25
Year 13 Formal

Term 2, Week 5

Monday 27

Tuesday 28
ICAS Science Competition

Wednesday 29
PPTA Strike Action

Thursday 30
Otago Cross Country Champs (Kaikorai Valley)

Friday 31
School Closed

Monday 3 June
Queen's Birthday Holiday - School Closed


The Year 11 group approach The Gap for lunch on the first day

Duke of Edinburgh Silver Peaks Expedition

by Richard Roe

Another team of adventurous young men ticked off their bronze level expedition for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award at the weekend.

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German Camp 2019

German Camp 2019

by Elaine Kelly

Senior languages students joined 3 other Dunedin schools at German camp once more this year.

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University of Otago Languages and Culture Quiz

2nd Place In The Otago University Languages And Culture Quiz

by Elaine Kelly

On Tuesday this week, eleven boys attended the University of Otago Languages and Culture Quiz to compete against other Dunedin schools for the Languages and Culture Cup.

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Students Attend Writers and Readers Festival

by Matt Dadley

Last Friday the whānau class and Year 10 drama attended the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival - 'Language' sessions.

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OBHS v King's 2019 Interschool 

OBHS v King's High School Interschool Results


The first winter Interschool was held on Tuesday between OBHS and King's High School.

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School House News

by Matthew Markham

There is a bit of excitement in the air this week with the King's Interschool.

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Intercollegiate Clay Target Shooting Competition


Sunday saw the first event in the Intercollegiate Clay Shooting calendar held at the Invercargill Gun Club.

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Notice of School Closures

by Richard Hall

Please read the notice below regarding upcoming teacher strike action and school closures.

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Notice of Early Closure


On Thursday, 10 June school will close for tuition at 1.25pm.

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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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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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Rugby League Training Session


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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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Entertainment Book - PTA Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

Buy a new Membership and get a BONUS eGift Card!

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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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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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