On Thursday night we had 20 senior boys compete in the annual regional mathematics competition, the O'MAthalon.
On Friday last week, Matthew Robinson (13 Business Studies) as part of the 2017 Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) had the opportunity to travel to Wellington to compete in the Entrepreneurs in Action (EIA...
The 15th of July saw Oscar Black and I (Shay Thom) set off on the journey of a lifetime to play in the SuperCup, a tournament in Northern Ireland for Under 17 teams worldwide.
We welcome our four new German students who are here until the end of the 2017 academic year. They are particularly interested in experiencing the New Zealand outdoors and will soon go on the ski trip...
The team will support potential caregivers to understand and manage the challenges and be there with them, to celebrate successes! Foster carers are trained, approved and receive financial support. Yo...
It was great to have Carmel Leslie working with our High Performance Sports classes this week putting the boys through their paces in core stabilisation and pilates based exercises.
The boys also lear...
This week we have had the pleasure of hosting the 2017 Otaki Scholar Fraser Cowie.
My biggest fear. My biggest motivator. Regret.
OBHS hosted the OSTA Year 10 Science quiz on Monday evening. Nine teams hotly contested the coveted trophy, competing in teams of four to answer questions from every aspect of the Year 10 curriculum.
Last weekend saw two vans with trailers and chains, 13 boys and 3 adults depart from Dunedin, bound for Wanaka for the Otago/Southland Secondary Schools Ski Championships.
This week, in assembly and around the school, we focused on 'looking after your mates'.
On Thursday last week, Hunter Kindley (13 Business Studies) had the opportunity to travel to Auckland where he attended the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame annual awards dinner.
Year 10 student Michael Ruske was one of 10 players named in the NZ Under 16 Select team which competed in the Medibank National Junior Classic Tournament in Dandenong (Melbourne) from the 10 - 12 Ju...
Welcome to Jensen, Stark and James from Guangming High School in Shanghai which is the sister school of Otago Girls' High School. These boys are staying with us until they graduate.
It was interesting to read the latest research by the NZ Book Council on national book reading trends and habits released this week.
Congratulations to Max Chu and Samuel Jones, the OBHS 2017 Class Act recipients.
A sincere thank you to all of the students, across all of the year levels, who stepped up this week to assist with our Open Night.
On Tuesday (last week) we held our second International students & Whānau class hui at lunchtime in the Shand.
Mum I want this, Dad I want to go there. I hate school. Training was boring. We always get homework. Oh and of course … the hostel lunch was crap. Our family and friends would just about cop this once...
Congratulations to Year 11 student Dylan Murcott who won a Bronze medal in the Cadet Men Under 81kg category at the Auckland International Judo competition held last weekend.
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