Thursday 12 September 2019

Year 8 Camp Reminder.....

All fees need to be paid by Wednesday 18 September.

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Message from the Board Chair

As Board of Trustees Chair, it is my intention to provide a summary following our meetings to keep our school community informed.

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Positive Behaviour for Learning School Wide - PB4LSW

Term 3 Week 8 - As you are aware we are a PB4L school. PB4L is about considering and/or changing the environment, systems and practices that we have in place to support students to make positive behaviour choices.

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Sir Peter Blake Leadership award

Emily Southee - a Year 7 student, received this year's BLAKE Trust Leadership Award.

Wednesday 11 September 2019

O.I.S. Fluro Vests - free for our students!!!

In 2018 OIS was kindly donated a large number of hi-vis vests for our students by Waitaki Road Safe. We'd love our students to be more visible and safe when travelling to and from school!

Thursday 5 September 2019

The following Measles message is from Public Health South (PHS)

Oamaru Intermediate School has been advised that since 22nd August, five people have been confirmed with measles in the Southern region and the disease is now likely to be spreading in the wider community.

Thursday 29 August 2019


Only 4 services will be running on Monday. They are as follows: Airedale, Maheno, Clifton Falls and Town Bus. This is due to High Schools being closed for their mid-term break.

Thursday 29 August 2019

Year 8 Camp Raffle Fundraiser

The raffle tickets for this fundraiser will be given out tomorrow to those families who are still needing to fundraise for Year 8 camp.

Thursday 29 August 2019

Please see attachment for payment details.

Thursday 29 August 2019

Sports Round-up for the 2019 Season

OIS has just commenced a very successful 2019 Netball season. We had 8 teams part of the North Otago competition on Saturdays.

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Kapahaka roopu performs at Opera House

On Tuesday, 35 students as part of the Kapahaka group, travelled to the Opera House to perform in the bi-annual North Otago Hui Ako festival.

Monday 26 August 2019

St John's in Schools

Last week every class had a free session with Kirsty from St John's in Schools around emergency first aid.

Monday 26 August 2019

Principal's Message

We are in the midst of a very busy three week period. Two weeks ago we had our Open Night for 2020 enrolments, our Cross Country event that Friday, Netball finals last Saturday and I attended the South Island Intermediate Principals Conference in Christchurch for three days.

Sunday 25 August 2019

OIS Year 8 Camp Fundraiser Garage Sale

Date: Saturday 7 September Time: 9am to 12noon Venue: Oamaru Intermediate School, Pembroke Street

Sunday 25 August 2019

"O'nesians" Band Quest 2019

This group of amazing students from our Powerup Intermediate hub were given an opportunity a few weeks ago to include music as part of their learning in their Powerup sessions.

Friday 23 August 2019


The Fiefia evening was held at the Waitaki Recreation Centre last week.

Thursday 22 August 2019

Thank you for your Donation

During the 2018 calf season a number of dairy farmers in our community elected our school to receive a donation of $0.50 per calf of every calf received by their local processor Oamaru Meats Ltd.

Wednesday 21 August 2019

Lost Property

There is a large number of unnamed items in our lost property that is located at the Learning Centre.

Friday 9 August 2019

Principal's message

It has been a very busy two days at OIS as we hosted 90 students from James Hargest Junior High School in Invercargill.

Thursday 8 August 2019

OIS Cross Country

OIS Cross Country will be held at St Kevin's College at 1.30pm on the 14 August, 2019.