Monday 13 August 2018

URGENT: WGHS & WBHS are requesting your enrolment forms be returned!!

Please make this your priority parents! Please take your child's enrolment form to the school office your child will be attending in 2019.

Monday 13 August 2018

Sam Edmondston took part in the Aoraki Ski Champs last weekend.

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!

Thursday 9 August 2018


We were lucky to be joined this afternoon at assembly by the Mayor Mr Gary Kircher and Bron Claridge - the Waitaki Enviro Schools Facilitator.

Thursday 9 August 2018

O.I.S. Fluro Vests for every student

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.

Wednesday 8 August 2018

OIS Teachers out in force at the Farmers Market on Sunday.

Teachers from OIS had a stall at the Famers Market to inform the community about why teachers are striking.

Wednesday 8 August 2018

School Invoices

Invoices have now been successfully emailed out to Families this week. Thank you to those who have paid to date.

Tuesday 7 August 2018


Parents/Caregivers are required to ring the school office before 9am (4370822) each day or text 022 327 5057 with your child's name and reason for the absence.

Sunday 5 August 2018

Film Makers in Schools

Come along and support our school at the film festival and award night.

Thursday 2 August 2018

Basketball Draw - 8th of August

Enrolment forms for students attending Waitaki Girls' in 2019 can be returned to the OIS office or taken directly to W.G.H.S office.

Thursday 2 August 2018

Community News

What's happening in the Oamaru community?

Thursday 2 August 2018

Wattie's Cans for Good - making a difference in our community

OIS are now collecting cans of food to help fill Salvation Army Foodbanks from Monday 6 - Wednesday 15 August.

Wednesday 1 August 2018

Strike Day - Wednesday 15 August 2018

The NZEI has advised the Oamaru Intermediate Board of Trustees that the principal and teachers at our school will be taking strike action on Wednesday 15 August 2018.

Wednesday 1 August 2018

2019 OIS enrolments

Tuesday 31 July 2018

Raffle Donations for Year 8 Camp Fundraiser

We are looking for raffle donations for our next Year 8 Camp fundraiser this term.

Tuesday 31 July 2018

Generous donation leads to purchase of new instruments.

With thanks to the Ruby Marris Trust, we have been able to buy two new concert ukuleles and an acoustic guitar with hard case.

OIS Cross Country

OIS Cross Country will be held at Centennial Park at 10.55am on the 8 August, 2018.

Tuesday 31 July 2018

James Hargest Badge Competition

Congratulations to Casey Kinns (Year 8, Room 9) who won this years badge competition.

Sunday 29 July 2018

OIS Year 8 boys this Friday - WBHS open morning

Meet at 9:00 am at WBHS Auditorium. Return to OIS at 12:30 pm.

Friday 27 July 2018

Basketball Draw - 1st August

This week sees the long anticipated rematch between the Thunder and the Honey Badgers, while the front court features the OIS Penguins getting another chance to dethrone St Joseph's Cavaliers.