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Newsletter - No 8 - 2020


Term 1, Week 9

Monday 23
Otago Anniversary Day - school closed

Tuesday 24
Normal Monday timetabled classes being run

Wednesday 25

Thursday 26

Friday 27
Swimming Sports (am)

Term 1, Week 10

Monday 30

Tuesday 31

Wednesday 1 

Thursday 2

Friday 3 - Monday 6
Silver Duke of Edinburgh trip


A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

I want to thank the school and parents for their vigilance and communication this week. It is important to note that in times like these, clear and accurate information is key to managing a situation.

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2020 OBHS Prefect - Liam Connolly

The Last Word

by Liam Connolly

Today I’m going to talk about reaching our full potential. Now, inherently that’s a misleading title because it insinuates that everyone has a finite potential and our goal is to get as close to that as possible.

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SISS Rowing Championship

SISS Rowing Championships

by Kirsty Dunhill

Over the weekend the OBHS Rowers competed at the South Island Secondary School Rowing Championships, held at Lake Ruataniwha in Twizel.

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10Y and 10T Camp - March 2020

10Y and 10G Return from Camp

by 10Y and 10G

Students from 10Y and 10G have returned from their week at camp. Below students write about their experience.

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School House News

by Matthew Markham

A canoe trip, rowing regatta and an athletics championship under a dark sky of coronavirus made for an interesting weekend in School House.

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School Fair


The decision has been made to postpone the OBHS school fair scheduled for 4 April. The new date will be in the spring.

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Otago Futsal Championships

by Mike McGarry

The school entered 4 teams (senior 1 and 2 and junior 1 and 2) into the Otago Futsal Championship on Friday 13th March.

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Rod Byers Memorial Football Game

by Mike McGarry

This annual event was rekindled in 2018 after a hiatus of several years.

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Otago Volleyball Championships

Otago Volleyball Championships

by Steven Sharp

OBHS entered two teams in the Otago Volleyball Champs which were held last weekend.

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We need your feedback!


We are currently in the process of reviewing how we conduct our parent interviews.

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Entertainment Membership Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

Support Otago Boys' High School and you’ll be rewarded!

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