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Otago Boys' High School

Newsletter - No 2 - 2019

2019 TERM 1, WEEK 3

Monday 11
TBHS Interschool (away)

Tuesday 12
Prefects assembly 10am

Wednesday 13
Otago University Liaison visit to Year 13 students

Thursday 14
Otago Secondary Schools Triathlon
Year 13 Bio trip to Physiology Dept
Year 9 Parents Meet the Teachers evening

Friday 15

Term 1, Week 4

Monday 18
12ESS Field Trip
11ART trip to Museum

Tuesday 19
WBHS Interschool (away)

Wednesday 20
13BIO trip to University of Otago PE Dept
Otago University Liaison visit to Year 13 students

Thursday 21
Whanau Hui

Friday 22
10Y leave for Mt Aspiring camp
13BIO trip to University of Otago PE Dept

Friday 22 - Sunday 24 February
Town Belt Initiative Quarantine Island trip


Year 11 Academic Blues

Academic Success Acknowledged

by Mark Hooper

Tuesday 5th February was our first Blues assembly for 2019, recognising Academic excellence and dedication.

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Values Recognised


This week the school received the following correspondence from a member of the public. Congratulations Junior, you have done yourself, your family and your school proud!

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School House News

by Matthew Markham

The first weekend in the hostel was a busy one with the boys doing a variety of activities in what was a compulsory in-weekend, one of only two for the year.

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2019 Athletics Day

Athletics Day

by Mike McGarry

It was a day of warmish weather, fantastic house colours and records tumbling.

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Blake May

Music Student Named in Choir


Congratulations to Year 12 student Blake May on his successful audition for a place in the City Choir Dunedin. A well-deserved achievement for our young tenor.

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Pasifika Shared Lunch (February 2019)

Pasifika Shared Lunch

by Enoka Taufua

Our Pasifika students held their first shared lunch for the year in the Shand on Tuesday.

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South Island Rowing Championships

Rowing Update

by Kirsty Dunhill

The rowing team have been training hard since mid January and are now in the final 6 weeks of their season.

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by Prudence Hinchey

Surfing started on Tuesday with a great bunch of students all battling some very difficult conditions, with a high tide, an onshore wind and generally uncooperative waves.

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Touch Referees

by Alex Buttery

Three OBHS students are officiating at the New Zealand Bunnings Junior Nationals being held in Rotorua Feb 8-10th: Logan Whitty, Ben Masterton and Mitchell Lee.

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Mrs MacLeod with former Rector Michael McMillan

It is with great sadness we learn of Isobel MacLeod's (Hostel Matron) passing.

by Ken Rust

Earlier this week Isobel MacLeod passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in Brisbane hospital.

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Gateway Employers Needed

by Melissa Rodgers

Due to unprecedented demand, we are seeking additional builders and electricians from our school community to support students in placement as part of their 2019 Gateway Program.

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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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Willows Cricket

Cricket Practices - Week 3

by Ken Rust

The following is the schedule for cricket practices week commencing Monday 11 February.

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Form Class Photographs


Form class photos were taken on Tuesday 5 February.

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Road Safety on Arthur Street


With the normal school routine now underway for the year, it is important to remind parents and caregivers the importance of road safety on Arthur Street.

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2018 Junior and Senior Prize Giving Photos

by Tony Gabbusch

These are available via a link for you to download.

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Board of Trustees Elections


New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) are preparing for the upcoming Triennial BoT elections.

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