Best of luck to the OIS Thunder, as they play the final of the Intermediate Grade this Wednesday TODAY. All players from all teams to attend prizegiving at 6:30pm.
Japanese students from Osaka were homestayed for a week by OIS families. The students came to practice their English conversation skills and teach us some traditional Japanese games.
There have been some hard-fought battles today and last night to see what school would hold the trophy for the upcoming year... James Hargest retains the trophy for yet another year. Congratulations to all of our teams that fought hard for OIS.
This will take place this Monday 3 September. North Otago Athletics will be having a sausage sizzle at the venue - $2 per sausage and drinks are available.
4 teams from O.I.S entered a film into the local film makers competetion and all 4 made the cut.
Please join us at the Waitaki Recreation Centre on Thursday 23 August from 6-9pm to celebrate the success of our Pasifika students.
Due to the number of students away at the interschool in Invercargill this week, there will be no basketball this Wednesday.
For the next three days, we have 17 students and 3 teachers from Tezukayama school experiencing Oamaru Intermediate. They are very excited about their trip and the chance to make friends with our students.
Thank you to Mr Hinds and the WBHS Big Choir that came to OIS and performed to our students yesterday in Assembly time. We thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to hear and see such talent.
Epro8 is based on engineering and problem-solving challenges that are completed in a four-person team. In the Oamaru heats our year 7 Metal Mafia team placed first and the year 8 Arc n Sparks team placed second. Both teams participated in the Otago regional finals last night in Dunedin.
Thank you for your support for our teachers on Wednesday. We really appreciate it.
We would like to thank all the people that have helped coach, manage, umpire and support teams this year. It was awesome to see all the girls giving it their all out on the court. Thanks to Miss Taylor who has been our school coordinator, as well as coaching a team.
The Student Council challenge was for OIS to collect more than 400 cans, with the reward being a Mufti Day on Friday. We have exceeded our target with a total of 478 cans received.
Please make this your priority parents! Please take your child's enrolment form to the school office your child will be attending in 2019.
Thirty boys were entered in his grade. Sam skied his way on a very icy course into 3rd place representing OIS. Well done Sam...we are very impressed!
We were lucky to be joined this afternoon at assembly by the Mayor Mr Gary Kircher and Bron Claridge - the Waitaki Enviro Schools Facilitator.
A big thank you to Sgt Tony Woodbridge from NZ Police and QFF Sarrath Milmine from Fire & Emergency NZ who presented fluro vests to all of our students.
Teachers from OIS had a stall at the Famers Market to inform the community about why teachers are striking.