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Newsletter - No.6 - 2017


Monday 13

Southland Boys' High School Interschool (home)

Tuesday 14

Wednesday 15

Thursday 16

Drive to Survive Safer Journeys Expo (all Year 11 students)

Friday 17

10H to Mt Aspiring

10B return from Mt Aspiring

Intercollegiate Golf Tournament


Monday 20

Otago Anniversary Day - school closed

Tuesday 21

Algorithmic Thinking Maths Competition

Wednesday 22

12 Biology Marine Sciences Trip 1

Thursday 23

12 Biology Marine Sciences  Trip 2

Friday 24 - Saturday 25 

Otago/Southland Athletics Championships


2017 OBHS School Leaders

A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

Usually I am against this statement, but evidence is proving me wrong.

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2017 Prefect - Samuel Jones

The Last Word

by Samuel Jones

When you picture Otago Boys' High School, what do you see? For some it is the archway, others the tower block. But what ties these things together?

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Some problem solving and initiative exercises on the first day of camp, to help the boys develop as an effective team.

A Week At Camp With 10A

by George Stratton & Samuel Chadwick

10A have arrived back from their week at camp

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2017 House Haka Competition

House - Haka Competition


This years School Haka competition saw an impressive set of performances by all of our students in their Houses.

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Group 2 finding a deep spot on their river crossing

10G Camp at Mt Aspiring

by Richard Roe

I have just had the opportunity to spend 4 enjoyable days with 10G on camp in the Mt Aspiring National Park.

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2017 OBHS Junior Debating Team

Introducing our crack squad of Junior Debaters for 2017

by Stewart Tagg

Wednesday saw the start of the hugely popular Dunedin Secondary Schools Debate Competition, held every Wednesday fortnight for juniors. OBs has two confirmed teams entered into what is always a challenging competition, with a possible 3rd team on its way. All the best, boys!

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Book Club meeting in the library

Book Club

by Lynn Vare

The OBHS Book club meets fortnightly at interval to fight over new books, biscuits and who is arguably reading the greatest book of the week. 

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Jack Divers prepares to dismount his bike

South Island Secondary Schools’ Triathlon and Duathlon Championships

by Andrew Willmott

A team of seven boys represented the School at the South Island Triathlon and Duathlon Championships in the weekend. The Oamaru Triathlon, in its 33rd year, has become the annual event at which the South Island Schools’ Championships are contested. 

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3rd Place South Island Secondary Schools' Tennis Finals

South Island Schools’ Tennis Finals 

by Andrew Swan

After winning the boys’ section of the Otago Region Secondary Schools' Tennis competition OBHS travelled to Timaru to play in the South Island finals last weekend. 

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Otago Club Athletes

Otago Athletics Club Championships


Congratulations to Ashton Booth, George Brookland, Callum Hill, Cameron Moffitt, Joshua Sammut and Winston Ward who competed for their athletics club Hill City at last weekends Athletics Club Championship event.

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Jonathan Lemalu In Concert


April sees a rare return to Dunedin of one of our notable Old Boys and one of the city's favourite sons. 

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Collection of Goods For The OBHS Fair

by Tina Fridd

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Concussion In Kids - Open Lecture Invitation


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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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