News

Monday 15 November 2021

OIS ATHLETIC SPORTS TOMORROW

Our Athletic Sports are being held at Centennial Park TOMORROW Wednesday 17 November. Instead of heading to school first, students will arrive at the stadium at 8.45-8.55 am. They will depart from the stadium at 3 pm. NO SPECTATORS will be allowed.

Thursday 11 November 2021

Community Notices

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Tuesday 9 November 2021

The JR McKenzie Trust

This Trust offers support to parents of Year 6 and Year 8 pupils who foresee financial hardship in the purchasing of new uniform items as their child moves into Year 7 and Year 9 at High School.

Friday 5 November 2021

Principal's Message...

Our Purpose: To prepare students to be active participants who will contribute to their community.

Friday 29 October 2021

Principal's Message....

Our Purpose: To prepare students to be active participants who will contribute to their community.

Thursday 28 October 2021

Community Notices

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Thursday 28 October 2021

Update from The Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has advised that scheduled childhood vaccinations including HPV can be administered before, after, or at the same time as the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination.

Wednesday 27 October 2021

Hayfever Season

It is that time of the year again where cut grass and pollens are in the air. The most common allergy symptoms can simply make you uncomfortable for example, you may have watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, a rash or hives.

Sunday 24 October 2021

From the Principal... Tn koutou katoa, Malo e lelei, Talofa lava, Bula vinaka

Welcome back to term 4, it has been great to see all the students back in the OIS routine. Today we held a mufti day, money going towards the new Waitaki Events Centre in Oamaru - the staff even participated wearing gingham.

Monday 18 October 2021

Staggered Finish time...

Due to Level 2 Covid Restrictions we are continuing with the previous staggered finish times, however this Wednesday Year 7 classrooms will finish at 2.50pm, Year 8 will have camp meetings until 3pm.

Monday 18 October 2021

Mufti day this Thursday - Waitaki Event Centre fundraiser

This Thursday 21 October OIS is having a mufti day as a fundraiser (gold coin donation) that will contribute to the community goal of $5 million to help the Waitaki Event Centre happen. Let's support our community.

Friday 15 October 2021

Back to School for Term 4!

All students must be wearing their summer uniform first day back. Hats are available from the school office for $8 each. Don't forget your morning tea!

Friday 1 October 2021

CONGRATULATIONS Olivia Morris

Every year Aggregates & Quarry Association run a Nationwide competition called Rock Our Future. Students are encouraged to visit a local quarry and write an essay of no more than 500 words describing their experience at the quarry and what they learned during the visit. After a number of excellent entries, the winner of the Year 8 section was Olivia Morris from Room 4, OIS. This is her award-winning entry.

Thursday 30 September 2021

Staff vs House Captains Netball Game

Yesterday our Staff took on the Students in a friendly game of netball. The staff were the winners on the day 16 - 4. The game was played in good spirits. Enjoyed by all who watched. Check out photos below!

Thursday 30 September 2021

Term 4 - Summer Uniform

First day Term 4 is the changeover to summer uniform. Girls wear white ankle socks, and all students should be wearing a blue navy hat at school everyday. Caps are available from the school office for $8 (cash only)

Thursday 30 September 2021

Principal's Message....

Our Purpose: To prepare students to be active participants who will contribute to their community.

Thursday 30 September 2021

What's happening in the Community

Oscar @ Fenwick Out of School Care and Recreation - "Animals" Holiday Programme Spring 2021". Please see flyers attached.

Thursday 30 September 2021

Year 8 Camp Fundraiser Raffle Winners

Thank you to those people who supported our families and purchased raffle tickets from our students. To the following businesses who donated prizes for our raffle - Rob Connolly at Cycle Ventures (bike), Helen Riley Duddin at Inc Design (Inc pack), Hynds (Dad pamper pack) and the Marchant Family (Steampunk family passes), we really appreciate your support in helping our students get to camp. Thank you!

Wednesday 29 September 2021

The Parenting for Resilience, Confidence & Independence Online Summit is FREE and being help Online on Friday 8th -10th October 2021.

Three days and 3 themes with 24 international and national speakers including Maggie Dent, Dr Justin Coulson, Mona Delahooke, Kim Hopkins, Nicole Telfer, Stephanie Pinto, PLUS some of your favs from last year including Cat Levine, Megan Gallagher, Seth Perler, Sue O'Callahan & Jo Webb and so many more...

Tuesday 28 September 2021

Sarah Sharpe - Neurodiversity Specialist presentation for parents

Sarah will be delivering hands-on practical workshops and presentations which offer an insight into neurodiverse learners (with a focus on Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalclulia).