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Newsletter - No 2 - 2021


Term 1, Week 3

Monday 15 - Tuesday 16

TBHS Interschool (away)

Monday 15
13BIO trip to OU Phys Ed Department (1)

Tuesday 16
13BIO trip to OU Phys Ed Department (2)

Wednesday 17

Thursday 18
12FDN Food Safety Course
OSS Triathlon (Wanaka)
Year 9 Parents - Meet the Teacher evening

Friday 19
12/13ODR First Aid Course

Sunday 21
OBHS Giant Garage Sale

Term 1, Week 4

Monday 22
12BIO Marine Sciences trip (1)

Tuesday 23
12BIO Marine Sciences trip (2)
13ESS Museum trip

Wednesday 24
WBHS Interschool (away)

Thursday 25

Friday 26
SISS Volleyball tournament
SISS Tennis tournament


Athletics Day 2021

A Message from the Rector

by Richard Hall

The sun is shining and we are all grateful.

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2021 OBHS Prefects

2021 Prefects Announced


At senior assembly this week, badges and ties were presented to the 2021 Prefects.

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A note of appreciation


Last week our Rector, Mr Hall, received the following email from a new parent to the school.

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Year 9 Hostel - Mt Aspiring February 2021

Year 9 Hostel Orientation Weekend

by Richard Roe

The entire cohort of 30 Year 9 hostel boys accompanied by 5 hostel prefects and 3 staff departed for our Mt Aspiring Lodge on Saturday afternoon. After refuelling at Subway Cromwell we made it to the Lodge in good time to get settled in before dark.

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Sim Brothers on Target


Henry and Nick Sim attended the South Island and New Zealand ISSF Trench Competitions held at the Balfour Gun Club over Waitangi weekend.

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Old Boys Cricket Match vs OBHS 1st XI 2021

by Gwyn Pratley

On Tuesday 2 February 2021 the Otago Boys’ High School 1st XI played their first traditional fixture of the year against an invitational Old Boy’s XI in a 40 Over fixture on Littlebourne.

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Overdue Library Books


The library has a large amount of overdue books, especially English text books.

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Meet the Teachers


The Year 9 Meet the Teacher evening will be held on Thursday, 18 February.

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Earth and Space Science: Earthquakes and Volcanoes Tour

by Justin Zani

After a successful 2018 tour, we are taking another group of boys to the North Island to learn about NZ's earthquakes and volcanoes first hand.

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PTA Meeting

by OBHS Parents Association

The first meeting of the OBHS Parents Association for the year will be held in the school staff room on Thursday, 18 February at 7pm. New members are most welcome!

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Garage Sale - Donation of Goods

by OBHS Parents Association

Thank you for all the donations we have had over the past year for our up and coming Garage Sale.

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OBHS Garage Sale

by OBHS Parents Association

Donations of plants and baking.

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Can you help?

by OBHS Parents Association

On 21 February we are going to hold our School Garage Sale (this replaces the Fair of 2020) and we need help from our school community to run/manage the stalls.

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Garage Sale Help - Set Up Saturday 20 February 2021

by OBHS Parents Association

We are now on our third attempt to hold our school fair that has been downscaled to a Garage Sale.

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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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