This Friday 6 December we have our Annual Showcase of Talent. Start time - 1.30pm in the school hall. All parents and caregivers welcome!
Prizegiving is on Friday 13 December at 12.00noon in our school hall. At this prizegiving, we acknowledge Cultural, Sporting and Academic Excellence. The school will remain open for students until 3.05pm however, if you choose to take your child home after Prizegiving that is fine.
Our Diligence Assembly is this Thursday 5 December at 1.30pm in our school hall. We acknowledge students who have consistently shown Diligence in their school work throughout the year. All welcome!
Reports will be sent home with all students on Wednesday 11 December. Your child will have had the opportunity to read their report and clarify any questions with their teacher. Our reports show both the level of achievement and progress made during their time at O.I.S.
In late August, four OIS staff began the 100 day Challenge.
All buses including the town bus will be running as normal from Monday 9 Thursday 12 December. No buses will run from Friday 13th December onwards.
We have our Annual Treat Day which is a day of fun and activities recognising the positive behaviour of students. Students will be told what to bring along and they will not need to be in uniform.
Congratulations to everyone that competed in North Otago Athletics on Monday the 25th of November.OIS had a large contingent of athletes at this event and they did us very proud. Placing in most events that we entered. Well done everyone!
The Social is Tuesday 10 December, 6.30 8.30pm in the school hall. The theme is "We are all Stars".
We are having a schoolwide mufti day this Friday. We just ask for a donation (of money) that we can pass on to the Combined Churches to support Christmas for North Otago families. This is specifically for families that live in the Oamaru district as we want to give back to our community.
This event was held last Tuesday 12th November. Students were placed in a team of four and each student had to run approximately 2000m at the Caroline Bay Soundshell.
There is a large number of unnamed items in our lost property that is located at the Learning Centre. We have a navy school jacket, size 14 in the school office which is unnamed. If you think this belongs to your child, please contact the school office on 4370822.
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This afternoon the last of our Year 8 campers arrived back from Mt Somers and Wainui. All have returned safely and by all accounts the camps have been successful.
If you wish us to sell your child's uniform on your behalf, this notice is especially for you!! Second-hand uniforms can be delivered clean and in good condition to the school office on;
Waitaki Girls, Waitaki Boys and St Kevin's College Orientation Days will be on Thursday 28 November. Please see information below....
Students participating in this event are required to meet Miss Taylor and Sharon Wilson in the stand at the Whitestone Contracting Stadium (Centennial Park) at 3.40pm to get their name sticker. All participants must be in their correct PE gear and bring a drink bottle. Postponement date is: Thursday 28 November.