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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 30 - 2017


Monday 25 - Friday 29

Senior Exams

Tuesday 26

Wednesday 27

Crest Competition

Thursday 28

India cricket team leave

Friday 29

End of Term 3

Saturday 30

National Chess Championships

Term 4 Week 1

Monday 16

Term 4 begins

House Sevens competition begins

Tuesday 17

Wednesday 18

Thursday 19

OBHS/OGHS Orchestra concert

Thursday - Sunday
Sustainability group Mt Aspiring trip

Friday 20

KHS Touch Tournament

Monday 24 

Labour Day (School closed)


2017 OBHS School Council

A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

Resilience is a term used often. It appears in our school mission statement and it often passes the lips of our teachers and parents.

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2017 Prefect - Cameron Miller

The Last Word

by Cameron Miller

When the time comes will you be ready?

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Wairua Pūhou At Polyfest


This week we share some of the great photos student George Vare took of the OBHS and OGHS Kapa haka group Wairua Pūhou's performance at last weeks Polyfest. It was great to see these talented young performers on the big stage again after qualifying for next year's national competition. It was a fantastic performance that the crowd loved. 

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2017 EDICM Future School Speech Competition

by Lynn Vare

Year 12 student Keegan Henman represented Otago Boys' High at the EDICM Future School Speech Competition 2017 which was held on Sunday at Roncalli College in Timaru.

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2017 Junior Resilience Day

Mental Fitness at OBHS

by Adrienne Buckingham

Parents! Your boys can’t be happy all the time and that’s OK!

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Wilson McKenzie-White - Gateway Student

by Melissa Rodgers

Wilson is a Year 13 student who takes the Gateway programme at Otago Boys'.

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Luke Geddes, Luka Mandich and Michael Crosson

OBHS Win ODT Extra Quiz


Last week OBHS had a number of junior students compete in the annual Otago Daily Times Extra Current Events Quiz.

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by Luke Geddes

Beginning with just two juniors surrounded by intimidating seniors, Theatresports numbers grew slowly. 

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Visit from Old Boy Peter Chin

by OBHS Foundation

Old Boy and ex Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin, spoke in Senior assembly this morning regarding both his background and his connection to the school and community.

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2017 Hillary Get2Go Multisport Challenge

OBHS Take Title

by Justin Zani

Last Friday a team of Year 9 and 10 students took part in the Hillary Get2Go Multisport Challenge, the first time OB's has participated in the event. The boys managed a great team effort and took out first place!

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Sediment and Seashores

by University of Otago

Join us on the shore during the school holiday. Discover the amazing marine animals and plants that live in the intertidal zone, and participate in a long-term monitoring programme looking at change on the rocky shores of Otago Harbour.

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Monday Night Racing

by Andrew Willmott

The Otago Secondary Schools Cycling Competition is about to begin.

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2018 Gateway Applications


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Dunedin Fonebook - PTA Fundraiser


The Otago Boys' High School Parents Association has been given the opportunity to sell the ‘Dunedin Fonebook’ as a fundraising venture. 

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OBHS Athletics Olive Oil Fundraiser


Otago Boys' High School Athletics team have the potential to medal at the National Secondary Athletics Championships in Hastings at the end of the year.

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Feed The Beast Relay


Feed the Beast is a unique and exciting urban obstacle relay. The next event which consists of a 1500m loop with fun and achievable obstacles is being held at Otago Boys' High School at the end of October.

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