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Newsletter - No 3 - 2020


Term 1, Week 4

Monday 17
Year 12 Biology Marine Science Trip 1

Tuesday 18
Year 12 Biology Marine Science Trip 2
WBHS Interschool (home)
Prefects Assembly

Wednesday 19
Year 12/13 Outdoor Education 1st Aid Course

Thursday 20
Loves Me Not Programme (All Year 12)
Year 11 Art trip to musuem

Friday 21
10O leave for Mt Aspiring Camp

Term 1, Week 5

Monday 24
Christ's College Interschool (away)

Tuesday 25
Christ's College Interschool (away)

Wednesday 26
13BUS YES Kick Start Day

Thursday 27

Friday 28
10O return from Mt Aspiring
10H leave for Mt Aspiring
SISS Tennis Championships


Crossing the plank bridge with 200 metre roll of pipe

A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

Teach your son to always shake hands first.

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OBHS Prefect - Peter Crosson

The Last Word

by Peter Crosson

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.” - George B. Shaw.

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The whole Year 9 Hostel camp group

Lodge Report February 2020

by Richard Roe

The Lodge has been well used over the break and is ready for the first of the Year 10 camps next week.

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Data Collected at Otago University

by Pru Casey

Our very fit and capable Year 13 Human Biology students totally smashed the practical recordings taken at the University of Otago School of Physical Sciences this week.

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Athletics Day 2020

Athletics Day 2020

by Mike McGarry

It was a day of warmish weather, fantastic house colours and great participation across the houses.

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OBHS v TBHS Summer Interschool 

OBHS v TBHS Interschool results


On Sunday and Monday the first summer interschool of the season was held.

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Challenge Wanaka Secondary Schools Triathlon

Otago Secondary Schools’ Triathlon Championships and Challenge Wanaka Schools’ Events, 2020

by Andrew Willmott

Wanaka was in distinct contrast to the dull, dreary conditions in Dunedin with the mercury hitting close to 30 degrees, yesterday.

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Swales Speedway Success


Congratulations to Year 11 student Nic Swale who last weekend competed in the Youth Mini Stock section of the Central Motor Speedway in Cromwell.

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Rohan Leckie-Zaharic, Emir Erkinov and Theo Smith

Students Springboard to Selection


Three OBHS students have been selected to compete in upcoming New Zealand diving events.

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Loves Me Not Programme

by Andrew King

On Thursday 20 February our Year 12 students will be undertaking the "Loves Me Not" programme.

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Sione and Tevita Asi.

Siblings Super Success


Congratulations to old boys and brothers, Sione and Tevita 'Asi.

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2020 Volcanoes Tour

by Justin Zani

The Earth and Space Science North Island Volcanoes tour will be running from 20-24th August.

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School Fair - Chocolate Wheel

by OBHS Fair Committee

At our Fair this year we will be running our Chocolate Wheel which is always a great crowd pleaser.

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OBHS umbrellas - clearance sale

by OBHS Parents Association

Selling fast - don't miss out!

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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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Spring Clean and Bring to OBHS!

by OBHS Parents Association

The storage container to hold goods donated for the school fair has arrived and we are filling it up.

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Help Wanted!

by OBHS Parents Association

We are looking for members of our school community who would be available to help with the school fair which is being held on Saturday 4 April.

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Registrations are now open

by Melissa Rodgers

Registrations for the Hostel 150th Reunion are now open.

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Blake Inspire 2020


Are you a young New Zealander who is passionate about the environment and keen to make a difference?

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2020 Interschool Dates


Following are a list of scheduled interschool dates for 2020.

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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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Otago Peninsula Community Board Scholarships

by Otago Peninsula Community Board

The Otago Peninsula Community Board (OPCB) offers two scholarships per year to the value of $300 each to assist secondary school aged pupils who live on the Otago Peninsula to participate in leadership opportunities.

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