Parents, please talk to your child regarding road safety. We have had a number of phone calls already this week about children on scooters and bikes that are demonstrating unsafe behaviour.
We are excited to welcome Mr Gavin Baumber from Australia. Currently teaching in Room 13, Gavin brings a wide range of skills and experience to O.I.S.
This Trust offers support to parents of Year 8 pupils who foresee financial hardship in the purchasing of new uniform items as their child moves into Year 9 at High School.
All students need to be wearing plain navy sunhats as part of the school uniform. These are available from the school office for $8.
Our Year 8 camps are just around the corner and students should be starting to check their gear lists and sort out what they need to get organised, as well as getting themselves fit and ready for their camp. Any outstanding payments are now due.
At our last BOT meeting the BOT were presented with three reports.
I wish to express my thanks to everyone who has supported our students in their many activities throughout the term.
If your child is attending either Waitaki Boys' or Waitaki Girls' in 2020 and you do not have an enrolment form please come to the OIS office to collect one.
We have many students whose uniforms are in need of attention this includes the correct shoes. Enrolment at OIS is conditional upon students being in full uniform.
Thank you to Mitre 10 for donating veggie plants for our school garden. They are now all planted and now await harvesting. We appreciate your support!
Acting with Respect - It is a way of treating or thinking about other and ourselves. Often this is the area that many struggle in.
We would like to thank the community and families who supported our Year 8 Camp Fundraiser.
Since March 2019, the number of confirmed cases of Measles has continued to grow, and impacting several regions across the country.
All tickets and money must be in to the school office by tomorrow morning (Thursday 12 September) at the latest.
On Friday 30 August at Oamaru Intermediate school, a bake sale and mufti day were held to raise money for The Child Cancer Foundation. The total funds raised came to $933.20.
All fees need to be paid by Wednesday 18 September.
As Board of Trustees Chair, it is my intention to provide a summary following our meetings to keep our school community informed.