LAUNCH TO THE FUTURE is a 40-minute in-school presentation that focuses on how space programs and lunar science propel us into the future using STEM! In a series of sketches, professional actor/educators use audience suggestions to create uniquely hilarious scenes that educate on the moon and space science.
Love Tennis 2020 will take place on 10 & 11 October, from 1 pm - 4 pm each day at the grass tennis courts, 32 Chelmer Street (beside the domain playground). Just turn up!
Social media can be a great thing when used correctly and with good intentions, and in a safe environment. Please remember to be kind and teach your kids about being kind when commenting or posting on social media remember two of our values: engaging with mana, and acting with respect.
"Thank you to all the students at OIS," said Leanne Perriam from the North Otago Cancer Society as Emily Southee and Kirk Crossley handed over $443.30 raised from our Mufti Day on Daffodil Day.
We would like to thank Meadowbank Football Club for donating soccer balls to O.I.S. The students and staff really appreciate it!
Take the test! It's fast and it's FREE. Drive-Through and Walk-up testing. Saturday 12 September, 10am to 3pm at Centennial Park, Oamaru.
All Year 8 Fundraising orders for Pies, Fries and Toilet Paper to be collected from our school hall from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm on Tuesday 15th September.
Some of you may be aware, one of our families at school lost their house and all of their belongings in a house fire over the weekend. We are counting our blessings that everyone got out safely.
The Board of Trustees along with our consultant, Mr Trevor McKinlay would like to announce that Mrs Rebecca Meek has been appointed as the Oamaru Intermediate School Principal commencing 2021.
The Technology team would like to thank parents who completed the survey about their reporting system. Valuable information was gained from the responses and it made us aware of things we would have otherwise not known. We would still like you to complete the very quick survey; the link is at the bottom of this article.
As part of our ongoing commitment to students safety and well-being, were proud to announce that we have introduced technologies from Family Zone.
We need our students to be safe while they travel to and from school. Unfortunately, every week our office receives a number of phone calls around the inappropriate or reckless behaviour of our students while they travel to and/or from school.
On Tuesday 25th August Lucas Harnett starred on Brain Busters, a new kids TV quiz show.
Congratulations to The Cobras, consisting of Lucas Harnett, Grace Brydges, Jack Strachan and Rosara Goldingham for placing 3rd at the grand final in Dunedin last Monday.
This week the Government announced the following requirements for all school transport services across New Zealand from Monday 31 August.
Please make this your priority - Take your child's enrolment form to the school office your child will be attending in 2021 or return to the OIS office a.s.a.p. Thanks!
Congratulations to Girls Engineers: Molly O'Sullivan, Olive Haywood, Samy Rogers and Winnie Conlan whose team won the first round of Otago EPro8.
Noiaia, Talofa lava, Mauri, Kia orana, Ml e lelei, Tlofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Ml ni and hello to our Pacific communities.
Please be assured that we have sound level 2 practices in place for all staff and students.
Thank you for everyone who participated in parent/teacher/Student Learning Conversations last week. It is something that is always a bit of a marathon for our teachers but they are really important in keeping parents informed of progress, strengths and next steps.