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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No.3 - 2017


Monday 20

Tuesday 21

WBHS Interschool (away)

Year 13 Business Studies planning day at King's High School

Wednesday 22

Year 12 Food Technology Food Safety course

Gateway Site Safety course

Thursday 23

Year 13 Biology trip to Otago Universiry PE Department

Friday 24

10A trip to Mt Aspiring leaves

10T return from Mt Aspiring


Monday 27

Christ's Interschool (home)

Tuesday 28

Christ's Interschool (home)

Wednesday 1

Thursday 2

Friday 3

SISS Tennis

SISS Volleyball

10G trip to Mt Aspiring

10A return from Mt Aspiring


A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

Academically the school is in full swing. This week we have had, in the main, an uninterrupted academic week for most students. This means our classrooms, the core reason for our existence have been the focus of staff and student attention.

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Board Talk

by Andy Kilsby

Tena koutou.  A new school year brings new faces and challenges. We’re delighted to welcome so many new students to the school this year – if you are a new family to the school, welcome to our whanau.

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Deputy Head Boy - Hunter Kindley

The Last Word

by Hunter Kindley

Brotherhood - What actually is a brother?

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2016 Level 1 NCEA Silver Centurions

Scholarship Winners and Centurions Celebrated


In this weeks senior assembly we recognised over 100 students for their successes in NCEA and Scholarship examinations.

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Andres Heiremans

All The Way From Argentina

by Andrés Heiremans

Hi, I am Andrés Heiremans, I am from Mendoza Argentina. 

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Timaru Boys' High School Interschool


Wednesday saw the first interschool for the summer season with Otago Boys' heading to Timaru.

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OBHS 2017 Senior Debaters

Senior Debate Season Kicks Off!

by Stewart Tagg

Building on what was a successful debate season last year, OBHS is entering three senior debate teams into this year's secondary schools and Russell McVeigh Regional competitions. Our boys are seasoned campaigners and are motivated for success this year. All the best!

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World Read Aloud Day

World Read Aloud Day

by Lynn Vare

World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. It celebrates the power of words and the right to literacy.

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2017 OSS Triathlon - Cromwell, February 2017

OSS Triathlon Championship

by Bevan Townsend

The 2017 Otago Secondary Schools Triathlon Champs were recently held in Cromwell.

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Mark Parker Trophy Retained

by Ken Rust

The trophy is played for annually between Otago Boys' High School and Timaru Boys' High School in memory of Mark Parker, a former Timaru Boys' and Otago Volts cricketer who died tragically in the Bali bombing in 2002.  1st XI captain Max Chu accepted the trophy from the TBHS captain following the teams win in Timaru this week.

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On Site Physio


Recovery Room Physiotherapy runs a clinic at school from the Shand Building. Their three physios, Matt Carrington, Alex Gough and Thomas Wardhaugh are happy to treat all students.

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Otago Boys' High School Fair Saturday 8 April

by TIna Fridd

Thank you to everyone who has contacted the school about donating goods etc. or helping at the Fair in April.

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Junior Extension Resources


Extension resources for Science, Mathematics are now available to purchase from the school office. PE/Health resources will be issued by your sons teacher.

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OBHS Cricket - Race Night Fundraiser

by OBHS Cricket Club

Clear your social calendar for our major fundraiser for the Indian/Sri Lankan tour.

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OBHS Volleython

by Enoka Taufua

 Are you a budding volleyballer or are you wanting to try something new and exciting?

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Parent/Caregiver Workshop


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Youth Ambassador Award


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We Want You

by Jim Hoffman

With the winter sport season looming we would like you to consider the possibility of coaching or managing a winter sports team.

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