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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 21 - 2019

2019 TERM 3, WEEK 1

Monday 22
Term 3 begins

Tuesday 23

Wednesday 24

Thursday 25
OBHS v WBHS Interschool (home)

Friday 26

Term 3, Week 2

Monday 29
Open Morning - students from Balmacewen Intermediate

Tuesday 30

Wednesday 31
Open Morning - students from Tahuna Intermediate
Open Night - 6pm

Thursday 1
Australian Maths Competition
Open Morning - students from Arthur St, Brockville, Bathgate,
Waitati, Warrington, Big Rock

Friday 2
Open Morning - students from Fairfield, DNI, Carisbrook
Ski trip


OBHS/OGHS Production - Hairspray

A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

As I write this 9S are in the last hour of their Social Science exam. I would be lying if we said the room was buzzing with industry, but to their credit they have made a good fist of their first examination experience.

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OBHS/OGHS Production - Hairspray

Hairspray - 2019 School Production

by Luke Geddes

A roaring success - the combined Otago Boys’ and Girls’ High Schools’ production of Hairspray The Musical took Dunedin by storm from 26-30 June.

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9H’s Tuesday Tiny Tales

by 9H

6 words, 6 minutes. Tiny Tales, Big Creativity!

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Students Study At Otago University

by Pru Casey

Dr Judith Bateup has hosted 100 of our students in her University Microbiology labs over the last couple of weeks in support of their internally assessed learning in antibiotic use and vaccinations.

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Junior Languages Food and Culture Days

Junior Languages Food and Culture Days

by Elaine Kelly

To round off the term in Languages, the French and German classes learned a lot about the culture of the country through tasting some typical food items.

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Aaron Nelson

Otago Robocup Competition

by Aaron Nelson

Last weekend I was part of the Otago Robocup Competition. It was a great competition, with almost 50 teams entering into 3 major events: Search and Rescue, Soccer and Theatre.

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Reilly Hosking - Hosted by Brent Lucas Builders

by Reilly Hosking

I truly look forward to going out once a week on a Friday to work, where I gain experience from a great group of guys.

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School House News

by Matthew Markham

The end of a full on term.

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OBHS - Southern Under 18 Hockey team members

OBHS 1st XI Members Selected For Southern Under 18 Hockey Team

by Craig Cumming

Congratulations to Daniel Torr, Angus Faulks, Jean-Luc Peyroux and James Thompson from our 1st XI Hockey team, for making the Southern Under 18 Hockey team that will compete in the national tournament in the school holidays.

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OBHS v CBHS Interschool - Basketball

OBHS v CBHS Interschool Results


The annual winter interschool fixture between OBHS and CBHS was held in Dunedin on Monday evening and Tuesday.

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Southland Secondary Schools Chess Championships

Southland Secondary Schools Chess Championships

by Peter Odgers

Last Sunday two chess teams from Otago Boys' traveled down to Invercargill to take part in the inaugural Southland Secondary Schools Chess Championships.

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University Of Otago Scholarships


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Otago Boys' High School Fair - Food Stalls

by Tina Fridd

Do you have a food stall you would like to operate at the fair?

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Central City Schools Cluster Permanent Road Safety Improvements

by Dunedin City Council

As you’re aware, the Dunedin City Council has been trialling a range of measures to improve road safety in the central city schools cluster made up of Otago Boys' High School, Arthur Street School, Kavanagh College, Otago Girls' High School and St Joseph's Cathedral School.

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Storage Container Required!


We are looking for a large storage container to use prior to the school fair in April 2020.

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Biology Olympiad

by Pru Casey

Year 10, 11 and 12 students who have a passion for Biology are invited to enrol in the Biology Olympiad extension program.

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by New Zealand Police

NZ Police recently launched a new non emergency number, 105.

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Get your OBHS Sport Socks Now!

by PTA

The socks have arrived, and they are great!

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