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Newsletter - No 29 - 2017


Monday 18

Tuesday 19

MCAT Mathematic Exams

Wednesday 20

Student BOT Elections

Thursday 21

Senior Academic Coaching
Alternative Programme for Junior students

Friday 22

Senior Exams

Sunday 24

South Island Theatresports Competition

Term 3 Week 10

Monday 25 - Friday 29

Senior Exams

Tuesday 26

Wednesday 27

Crest Competition

Thursday 28

Friday 29

End of Term 3

Saturday 30 

National Chess Championships


Tama O le Aisa - Polyfest 2017

A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

Take the time together with your son during the weekend to watch this inspirational message from Admiral William McRaven.

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2017 Prefect - Te Ngaru Wehi

The Last Word

by Te Ngaru Wehi

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Japanese Hui

by Cherianne Parks

Our Japanese students, having had the privilege of sharing time with the Whānau class earlier in the year, and learning something of Māori tikanga and culture, reciprocated and invited the Whānau class in return to share something of Japanese culture. 

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Tama O le Aisa - Polyfest 2017

What A Night!

by Enoka Taufua

What a celebration of our Pasifika culture.

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The Good, The Bad And The Library

by Lynn Vare

Welcome to our new cartoon strip created by Year 11 student Luke Hargest, who as well as being a very busy and talented art student, is also an hilarious student library assistant with a sense of humour similar to mine! 

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Otago Secondary Schools Music Festival

Dunedin Sounds

by Konrad Hanson

On Monday night, hundreds of musicians from around Otago got together to perform a fantastic musical program. The Dunedin Town Hall with over 180 members of the orchestra, and almost an equal number in the choir, it made for a pretty incredible sound.

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Scott Represents New Zealand 

by Scott Tisdall

A couple of weeks ago I went to Australia to represent New Zealand for rodeo. After 7 or so hours of travel from Christchurch to Brisbane to Rockhampton to Capella I was able to truly take in the idea that I was in Australia.

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1st XI Hockey - Tournament Week 2017

Almost the Perfect Week in Cromwell

by Konrad Hanson

The Otago Boys' High School Hockey 1st XI had a successful week at the Johnson Cup in Cromwell during tournament week. With a young team, the goal was to make the final, qualify for the top tier tournament, and bring home the gold medal.

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Whanau/Fono Hui

by Lynn Vare

On Tuesday we held our annual Māori and Pasifika Hui for students and their families to meet with teachers and find out how they are doing for NCEA.

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A Note Of Thanks


In 2011 Otago Boys’ High School raised a substantial amount of money for Ward 8C (Oncology) in the Dunedin Public Hospital. The funds raised were used to refurbish a room to be used by young patients in isolation. Today we received the following message. 

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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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2018 Gateway Applications


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