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Newsletter - No 9 - 2019

2019 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 Junior Maths Competition
Year 13 Otago Polytechnic visit

Thursday 4
Lance Burdett visit

Friday 5
Swimming Sports

Sunday 7 - Tuesday 9
13 Biology Routeburn trip

Term 1, Week 11

Monday 8
13 Biology - Drug free sport speaker

Tuesday 9
Year 10 Parent Interviews 2.40pm - 7.30pm

Wednesday 10
11 Economics field trip to Speights Brewery

Thursday 11 - Sunday 14
Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award trip

Friday 12
ANZAC Service
Hostel Parent Interviews 1.45pm - 3.15pm
End of Term 1


10T - Mt Aspiring March 2019

A Week at Mt Aspiring With 10T

by Sam Gavin

We woke up early Friday morning to the sounds of the city coming to life.

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2019 Prefect Jared Dixon

The Last Word

by Jared Dixon

As has been the case with many of the prefects this year, I struggled to come up with a topic for this speech.

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10 Art - Trip to the Art Gallery

by Cole Gibbons

Year 10 Art students were privileged to go to the Art Gallery on Tuesday the 26th of March. It was a small class of 8 students due to camp and illness.

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Artist of the Week - Ronan Geraghty

Artist of the Week

by Brigid Allan

The Artist of the Week for Week 9 of Term 1 is Year 13 student Ronan Geraghty.

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SISS Touch Championships

SISS Touch Championships

by Matt Brown

Over the weekend the Senior Touch Team competed at the South Island Secondary School Championships in Christchurch.

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Success at Excavator Competition


Congratulations to Year 11 student Kaleb Hollands who competed in the Civil Contractors New Zealand Otago Regional Excavator Competition earlier this year.

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Cameron Selected for New Zealand Team


Congratulations to Year 12 student Cameron Moffitt who has been selected in the New Zealand team to compete at the 2019 Oceania Area and Combined Events Championships in Townsville on 25-28 June.

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Otago Orienteering Championships

Orienteering Update

by Luke Geddes

Otago Boys’ High School continued its tradition of Orienteering success in the weekend with some outstanding results at the Otago Championships.

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Otago/Southland Secondary Schools Road Cycling Championships

Otago/Southland Secondary Schools’ Road Cycling Championships

by Andrew Willmott

With several students away with tournament week, Matt MacDonald was the sole representative at this year’s Otago/Southland Secondary Schools’ Road Cycling Championships.

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Notice of Early Closure


On Tuesday 9th April school will close for tuition at 2pm.

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A Note of Appreciation


This week the school received the following email acknowledging the behaviour of one of our senior students.

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Arrangements for the Final Day of Term 2


On Friday 12th April, Otago Boys' High School will close early for tuition at 1.05pm. This will allow our teachers to run parent interviews with our hostel boys.

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OB's Past and Present to Perform


OBHS will be well-represented in the Town Hall, 31 March at 2pm, when the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra and City Choir present the St Matthew Passion.

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PTA - Cheese Roll Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

The Parents Association would like to thank everyone who has ordered cheese rolls, orders are now closed. They are being made on Saturday and we would like your help!

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Neil Broom - Cricket Coaching

Neil Broom Elite Cricket Coaching


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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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Entertainment Book - PTA Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

Buy a new Membership and get a BONUS eGift Card!

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OBHS Karate Classes

by Lee Hart

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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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