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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 19 - 2021


Term 2, Week 10

Monday 5

New junior options begin
Pasifika Fono 5.30pm school library
Dunedin Debating Championships
CBHS Interschool (home)

Tuesday 6
CBHS Interschool (home)

Wednesday 7
Otago University Scholarships Office visit
Whanau Hui 5.30pm school library

Thursday 8 - Sunday 10
ESS North Island Volcanoes trip

Friday 9
SISS Clay Target Championships
First Aid course

Saturday 10
Te Hautoka Kapa Haka group (Wairua Pūhou) perform at 2.25pm Dunedin Town Hall

Term 3, Week 1

Monday 26
Term 3 begins

Tuesday 27

Wednesday 28
WBHS Interschool

Thursday 29

Friday 30


OBHS/OGHS School Production Cry-Baby

A Message from the Rector

by Richard Hall

Talking to your teenage son can be excruciating.

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Choir makes Cadenza AGAIN!

by Konrad Hanson

Having received a Highly Recommended in The Big Sing regional competition, The Otago Boys' High School Choir has made it through to The Big Sing South Island final, Cadenza.

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Tarte Tatin or Königsberger Klopse?

by Elaine Kelly

It’s a hard choice when there are so many wonderful French and German dishes to choose from! To ensure a delicious end to their termly or half year option classes in Languages, the Year 9 and 10 were treated to an authentic culinary feast.

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Year 10 Science

by Maria Zammit

10B started their Active Earth topic this week.

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Hugo Barsby, Brady Weatherston and Robert Hall

Highlights from Year 10 Wood Technology

by Stefan Reussenzehn

As the term is coming to and end, Year 10 Wood Technology students have finished or are about to finish their projects.

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Thank You!

by Kate Innes

The library would like to send out a big thank you to the PTA and Fresh Choice for their generous donations towards our new library chairs.

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Liam Elder

Year 9 English

by OBHS English Department

As part of our film study, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, 9B spent some time appreciating the New Zealand bush in our school's backyard!

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OBHS v CBHS Interschool


The annual winter interschool between Otago Boys' High School and Christchurch Boys' High School will be held in Dunedin on Monday, 5 July and Tuesday, 6 July.

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In the Lab

by Ryan Golder

Year 13 Chemistry students recently visited the University of Otago to complete the experimental work required for their 3.1 internals.

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Thomas Spek

Year 12 English

by OBHS English Department

Creative writing, exploring the concept of power.

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Level 3 Earth and Space Science

Earth and Space Science

by Justin Zani

This week, Level 3 Earth and Space Science returned to the Portobello Marine Studies Centre.

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Music Club

by Jens Moller

Every week at lunch time Tuesdays, Music Club meets in Room 119 to talk about everything and anything audible.

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Vinnie Gable, Ashton Hansen and Ben Turnbull


by Andrew Swan

Last weekend, an OBHS squash team of Vinnie Gable, Ashton Hansen and Ben Turnbull travelled to Timaru to participate in the South Island Schools Squash Tournament.

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Snow Days - Important Notice


Please read the following notice with important information regarding impending snow days.

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Under 15 Blues - Car Wash Fundraiser


Does your car need a wash? For just $5 we will do it for you!

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Internal Assessments


Below is a list of internal assessments that are due to be submitted next week.

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Harry Potter Quiz

by OBHS Library

Get your team together!

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Ski Trip

by Justin Zani

A ski trip to Coronet Peak has been organised for the weekend of 3rd – 5th September 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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