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Newsletter - No 24 - 2019

2019 TERM 3, WEEK 4

Monday 12

Tuesday 13
OSS Music Festival rehearsal - all day
Otago Secondary Schools Music Festival
6.30pm Dunedin Town Hall

Wednesday 14
9G/9Y trip to Otago Museum
Senior History trip

Thursday 15

Friday 16 - Saturday 17
Big Sing South Island final (Timaru)

Sunday 18 - Wednesday 21
12/13ODR Skiing assessment trip

Term 3, Week 5

International Week

Monday 19
13BIO at Orokonui

Tuesday 20
13BIO at Orokonui
Otago University Liaison Officer visit

Wednesday 21

Thursday 22
Omathlon Yrs 11 - 13

Thursday 22 - Sunday 25
NZSS Orienteering Nationals

Friday 23 - Sunday 25
Ski trip to Coronet Peak


A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

This week, the school has enjoyed the opportunity to welcome the Education Review Office team into the school.

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2019 OBHS Prefect - Angus Hewitt

The Last Word

by Angus Hewett

Like Mr Hall has said multiple times this term already, we are at the business end of the year.

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Education Review Office Visit


For this week and next, we welcome the ERO team to our school.

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Dunedin Secondary Schools Debating Competition

Dunedin Secondary Schools Debating Competition

by Stewart Tagg

Last night OBHS hosted and participated in the semis and final of the Dunedin Secondary Schools Debating Competition, run by the University of Otago.

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Cardrona Ski Trip - August 2019

Cardrona Ski Trip

by Richard Roe

The first ski trip of the season returned from an enjoyable weekend at Cardrona on Sunday night. Eighteen hardy students made the most of the bountiful fresh snow despite rather cool temperatures.

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That's a lot of Gingerbread Men!

by Jacqueline Irving

Room 13 has been a hive of activity the past three weeks.

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Secondary Schools Surfing Nationals - Raglan 2019

Surfing Nationals

by Pru Casey

Surfing is popular at Otago Boys'. Our team compete at the weekly secondary school surf ladder competition at St Clair every week in the summer.

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Theo Smith, Emir Erkinov and Rohan Leckie-Zaharic

Success at Diving Championships

by Rohan Leckie-Zaharic

Last weekend the South Island Diving Championships were held at Moana Pool.

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Sam Hughes

Sam to Compete in Australian Dog Sled Races


Congratulations to Year 9 student Sam Hughes who has headed to Australia to compete in a number of dog sled races.

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Otago Secondary Schools Music Festival


The annual Otago Secondary Schools Music Festival will be held at the Dunedin Town Hall on Tuesday 13 August at 6.30pm

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Get your OBHS Sport Socks Now!

by PTA

The socks have arrived, and they are great!

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ORC Bus Trial

by Otago Regional Council

The Otago Regional Council has a new door to door bus service, as the 19 BUS now goes along Arthur St North to the downtown Bus Hub and returns (takes 5 minutes).

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PTA Meeting

by OBHS Parents' Association

The next meeting of the Otago Boys' High School Parents' Association will be held in the school library on Thursday 19 September 2019 at 7pm.

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Quick Rip Tournament

by Scotty Opetaia

Quick Rip is a fast game that combines 7's and ripper together.

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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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Snow Days - Important Notice


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

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RSA Concert


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