Term 3 has arrived with a very busy calendar of sporting and cultural events which is typical.
The Book Fair will be open Tuesday 28 May - 2.15pm to 7pm and Thursday 30 May - 3pm 6pm. We encourage parents to take time to have a look at the amazing selection of books on offer. EFTPOS available.
John Crombie on behalf of the 'Alps 2 Ocean Trust' presented some of our House Captains with a cheque.
We have two staff members leaving us in the next two weeks. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Olivia Brien and Rebecca May for their contribution to teaching and learning at OIS along with the time they've spent coaching sports teams.
Sophie Notman, Ella Symes, Emily Neal, Baxter Lewis and Arthur Cartlidge represented OIS with dignity and respect at the ANZAC parade laying a wreath at the RSA memorial garden.
Oamaru Intermediate has one of New Zealands top school presentations visiting us, an award-winning magician and ventriloquist, Elgregoe. The show is on Wednesday 15 May, for a cost of $5 per student.
Our teachers will be attending the Waitaki NZEI Branch Union Meeting on Friday 10th May at 1.30pm. There will be no classes in the afternoon and we would appreciate if you could make arrangements for your child after 12.30pm on that Friday.
We have now changed to our winter uniform for the next two terms.
We would like to thank Bruce and Dale Paton from Milligans Food Group for their generous donation for more netball equipment for this season. We appreciate your support!
Thank you Spark for our Laptops which will benefit our students and school.
Netball and Hockey Sports fees are due now. You can pay online: Westpac Bank 03-0937-0207107-00. Please use your child's name as a reference and clearly state what the payment is for eg. netball, hockey etc.
Please see attached a Girls Only Grade Rugby flyer. Our tackle grade starts at 7 years old. We have a lot of girls playing Rippa Rugby but dropping off once they come to the tackle grade. Also attached is a Small Ferns to Black Ferns Holiday camp info sheet. For any girls interested in this please follow the link on the sheet to register. Phone Jason Forrest on 027 2121 277.
Congratulations to Jay Boulton on winning the $100 New World Voucher.
The winner of the $100 voucher was Chris Duff who sold $600 worth of chocolates, 2nd top seller $50 voucher went to Lucas Chellew 3rd & 4th top sellers $30 voucher went to Zoe Meikle and Luca Rogers.
Waitaki Boys' would like to welcome all potential students for 2020, and let you know of a number of relevant dates.
Open Day and Evening will be held on Tuesday 14 May 2019.
Our Student Council for Term 1 and 2 is made up of two students from every class. Each week they meet with Mrs Hirst to discuss things that are happening in the school, what's coming up and any concerns students may have.
OIS have decided to join the growing number of schools and businesses participating in Gumboot up next Friday 5 April. Put your gumboots on and bring along a gold coin donation (if you can). All funds raised on the day will help provide free counselling to kids who need it