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Newsletter - No.16 - 2016

The Week Ahead:
Term 2, Week 7

Monday 13

ERO visit continues

Tuesday 14

Christ's College Interschool (H)

Wednesday 15

Big Sing Regional Final

Curriculum Enrichment Week
3rd meeting with all Junior students (P5)

Thursday 16

Junior Parent Report Evening

Treasury Challenge

Friday 17

Treasury Challenge

Friday 17 - Sunday 19

NZSS Cross Country

Looking Ahead
Term 2, Week 8

Monday 20

Tuesday 21

Wednesday 22

TBHS Interschool (A)

Year 11 Science (PC) trip to 
Microbiology Department

Thursday 23

Friday 24

Manu Korero Speech Competition


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A Message From the Rector

by Richard Hall

The Education Review Office is currently in our school. They are here as part of the normal cycle.

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2016 Prefect - Isimeli Tuivaga 

The Last Word

by Isimeli Tuivaga

Kia ora ra tatou katoa, I tenei ra i timata matou i te tenei huihuinga a kura ma te mihi whakatau, I mahi matou i tenei ki te whakaatu atu kaore matou he kura ahurei kotahi noa iho, he kura tenei kiki ana ki nga momo ahurei rereke mai i ia wahanga o te ao nei. Engari inaianei maku e huri atu ki te reo pakeha.

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Road to Rhodes Quiz Night

Otago Hospice was the Winner on the Night

by Road to Rhodes Students

On Thursday evening for the second year in a row, Otago Boys' and Otago Girls' ran a quiz night. This year the chosen charity was the Otago Community Hospice.

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Careers Expo

Careers Week

by Andrew Swan

Over the last few days all students have been involved in some careers based activities.

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A Significant Senior Assembly


Senior Assembly this week welcomed the Educational Review Officers with a mihi whakatau. Our whānau group performed with credit and the ceremony was enjoyed by all. We look forward to the ERO appraisal of our school to ensure we maintain the high standards we expect from our young men.

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OBHS and OGHS Combined Choir

Preparation Underway For The Big Sing

by Konrad Hanson

The boys have been spending plenty of time before school, at lunch, and after school in preparation for The Big Sing next week.

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Blake McLennan

Gateway 2016

by Blake McLennan

Year 12 student Blake McLennan is participating in the Gateway programme and is hosted by Calder Motors.

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Hadley Johnston with the beginnings of his sauna

A Great Way To Keep Warm This Winter


Year 13 student Hadley Johnston is making a sauna for his family's new home in Wanaka.

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Aramis Fitzgerald

Year 9 Creative Writing

by Aramis Fitzgerald

Entry log 140. stardate 21/14/2356

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Tyler Proctor and Alex Grant

Vocal Competition Success

by Tyler Proctor

In the weekend between the 27 and 29th of May, Alex Grant and I competed in the Green Island Junior Vocal Competitions.

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Shakespeare Snows in the Library

by Lynn Vare

Dunedin loves a good snow day. With this in mind the current Library display uses Shakespeare's Richard III to remind people that the coldest day can be made enjoyable by one basking in the warm glow of a good book. A dusting of snowflakes covers this idea with the promise of a snow day, hopefully Monday, when we can all stay in bed and read!  

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Thomas  and Tate

Boys Can Multi Task


Some boys play rugby and others officiate, Thomas and Tate do both!

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Otago Secondary Schools Cross Country

Otago Secondary Schools Cross Country


The Otago Secondary Schools Cross Country was held at the Kaikorai Valley course on June 2.

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Christ's College Interschool Timetable of Events


Otago Boys' will host the annual winter interschool fixture with Christ's College on Tuesday 14th June.

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Snow Days - Important Notice


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

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University of Auckland Information Evening

by K Rust

OBHS Auditorium Monday 20 June 6.30pm

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Junior Reports


Reports for students in years 9 and 10 were issued on Thursday at form time. Parents of hostel students will receive their sons report via post.  

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Appointment Reminder


As much as possible, could boys and parents please make all medical, (off site) physio, dentist and driving lesson appointments for students out of school time. These one off, but sometimes frequent absences during the year can have a considerable impact on student learning. Your support is appreciated. 

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OGHS Fundraising Event


2016 Fashion Show - Tuesday 21 June 7pm.  

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Tell us about the activities and successes your son has been involved in so that as a community we can celebrate with them.

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