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Newsletter - No.32 - 2016

THE WEEK AHEAD:
TERM 4, WEEK 5

Monday 7

Junior Exams

Tuesday 8

Junior Exams

Wednesday 9

Junior Exams

NCEA Exams begin

Thursday 10

Friday 11

Junior Duke of Edinburgh trip leaves


LOOKING AHEAD

TERM 4, WEEK 6

NCEA Exams continue all week

Monday 14

Junior Softball tournament

Monday - Wednesday
OSS Year 9 and Year 10 Cricket tournament

Tuesday 15

Cyber Bullying presentation at Junior Assembly

Wednesday 16

Thursday 17

Level 3 Agriculture ATV course

Friday 18

Level 3 Agriculture ATV course
Year 8 Orientation Day
Year 9 Cricket teams v SBHS in Invercargill


Contents

A Message To Year 13 Students Given By The Rector At The Senior Prize Giving

by Richard Hall

At this time is falls on me to speak specially to the Year 13s. It is an opportunity that I value and one the I hope can be of some small use to you. For you are a different bunch, in fact if I believed you have a strength as a group, and I do believe you have strength, it is in your diversity.

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2016 Head Boy - Eddie Grant

The Last Word

by Eddie Grant

This morning at the final Senior Assembly Eddie Grant delivered his Last Word as Head Boy for 2016.

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2016 Senior Prize Giving

by OBHS

On Thursday evening, the school community celebrated our tall poppies at Senior prize giving.  

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National Untouched World Charitable Trust Awards

Leadership Award

by OBHS

Congratulations to Sam Kilsby who won the National Untouched World Charitable Trust Project U Leadership Award in Christchurch on Saturday night.

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James Williamson, Ben Hogan and Tom Sharp

Speech NZ Exams 

by OBHS

Congratulations to James Williamson, Ben Hogan and Tom Sharp who recently sat Speech New Zealand - Public Speaking and Communication Exams.

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Kings of the Castle

by Adrienne Buckingham

Ms Buckingham's Year 13 English class climbed to the top of the tower block to look over the city. 

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Hostel v Day Boys League Game

Hostel v Day Boys League 

by Andrew Turner

The much anticipated ‘Hostel’ vs ‘Day Boys’ Rugby League match was held on Tuesday 1st November. The spectacle once again did not disappoint with both passion and skill on display. 

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Senior Darts Title Claimed

by Tim Ashdown

A keenly fought contest involving over 50 students resulted in victory for Ricky Jackson in the Senior darts final.

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2nd Hand Uniform Sale

by OBHS PTA

The Parents Association will be holding a uniform sale on Wednesday 25 January from 10am - 1pm and 5pm - 7pm.

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OBHS Parents Association Fundraiser

by OBHS Parents Association

The Parents Association is pleased to offer the school community the opportunity to purchase the Sweet Enough cookbook.  The price of the book is $40.00 with $15.00 from each book sold going to the Parents Association.  A copy of the book can be viewed at the school office.

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Exclusive Offer for the OBHS Community

by OBHS

Please see the attached flyer for a special offer supporting Otago Boys' High School available at Noel Leeming from 7 November - 13 November.

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Families of Year 9 Students in 2019

by OBHS

JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund - Application for Assistance.

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Attention Year 10 Students

by Pru Casey

Registrations are now open for the 2017 Brain Bee Challenge!

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Junior Public Speaking Competition

Junior Public Speaking Competition

by OBHS

Register with your English teacher now!

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Mitch Pereira Fundraiser

by OBHS

Southern Rugby Club 5th November at 2.30pm. 10 a-side rugby game between King's High School and Otago Boys' High School past and present players. Followed by a fundraiser in the clubrooms which includes an auction, raffles and spot prizes. The bar will be open with food available.  A gold coin collection at the game.

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