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Newsletter - No 17 - 2018


Monday 18

Tuesday 19
ICAS Science exam

Wednesday 20
TBHS Interschool (Away)

Thursday 21

Friday 22
Ngā Manu Kōrero

Term 2 Week 9

Monday 25
Gateway Work Experience (all week)
11SCI Microbiology Trip 1 KT class

Tuesday 26
11SCI Microbiology Trip 2 MZ class

Wednesday 27
11SCI Microbiology Trip 2 PC class

Thursday 28

Friday 29
SISS Squash Championships

Sunday 1 July
World Challenge trip leaves


Careers Expo

Careers Week 2018

by Andrew Swan

There has been a focus on Careers throughout term two with students involved in a range of career related activities.

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2018 OBHS Prefect Reuben Wairau

The Last Word

by Reuben Wairau

My life has been made up of many moments both positive and negative, as I’m sure all of you in this room have too.

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Star Wars Quiz

Intergalactic Domination at OBHS

by Lynn Vare

The annual Star Wars Library Quiz took place at lunchtime today, with 5 very competitive teams jostling for supreme intergalactic domination.

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Chemistry Students Utilise University Laboratory

by Ryan Golder

Year 13 Chemistry students spent two days in the brand new Mellor Laboratory this week.

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Do What You Do Do Well Boys

by OBHS Roving Reporter

On Thursday, I went on a little tour of our technology rooms in period 2. Whether it be wood, metal, art media, or food, our boys were busy!

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School House News

by Matthew Markham

The Zorb Returns

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National Blues Presented


This week at senior assembly Carlin Baumgartner was presented with National Blues for Ice Hockey.

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Joshua Lewis, Sean Woo and Boudewijn Keenan

NZCT Chamber Contest

by Konrad Hanson

The OBHS Trio of Sean Woo, Joshua Lewis, and Boudewijn Keenan had a successful weekend in the NZCT Chamber Contest.

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Artist of the Week Matthew Kinley

Artist of the Week

by Brigid Allan

The artist for Week 7, Term 2, is Year 12 student Matthew Kinley.

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Junior Students of the Week Albert and Bodhi

Junior Students of the Week

by Stewart Tagg

This week at Junior assembly we recognised two young men who are going above and beyond both in and out of the classroom.

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Something Out of the Ordinary

by Konrad Hanson

Last night, a dozen choir members headed to the town hall for a great night of music. Instead of our usual Thursday night choir rehearsals, we thought we should give our voices a rest and let someone else do the work for once.

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Matthew Maydon

Matthew Maydon - 2018 Gateway student

by Matthew Maydon

I am a Year 12 student currently taking part in the Gateway programme.

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Pasifika Homework Club

Pasifika Homework Club

by Enoka Taufua

Each Wednesday the E-library comes alive after school with the Pasifika Homework Club.

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OBHS - Otago Under 19 Basketball Representatives

Otago Basketball Representatives


Congratulations to Nathan Hanna, Ben Reeves, George Bright, Harley Ruru, Mitchell Hughan, Taiaroa Flavell, Tyler Summers and Xavier Herbert who recently represented Otago at the Under 19 National Basketball tournament held in Auckland.

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Save the Date - Mike King Returns

by Stewart Tagg

After his hugely influential talk with our Senior students at the start of the year, Mike King has accepted an invitation from OBHS to return to school to talk to our wider community early next term.

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OBHS v Christ's College

OBHS v Christ's College Interschool Results


The annual winter interschool fixture with Christ's College was held this week. Below are the results.

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Octacan Appeal 2018

by Stewart Tagg

As part of our School House Competition's 'Community' component OBHS is once again supporting the Octacan Appeal for the Foodbank run by Presbyterian Support.

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Homestay Accommodation


From time to time we require homestay accommodation for both domestic and international students.

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Structural Engineering Scholarship


Please find attached scholarship guidelines and application form.

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by Outward Bound

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2018/2019 Entertainment Book

Don't Miss Out - Limited Numbers Remaining


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

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