Thursday 28 February 2019


It is imperative that if your child is unwell they remain at home. 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.

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Walk n Wheel Week 4-8 March, 2019

Students will be encouraged to walk or wheel (cycle, skate, scoot) to school. We have hi-vis vests availble for those chilren that want to use them.

Wednesday 27 February 2019


All visitors coming into our school are required to sign in at the office first. You will then be given a lanyard to wear identifying yourself to staff and students.

Wednesday 27 February 2019

OIS Triathlon - Wednesday 6th March

The OIS Triathlon will commence at 1.30pm next Wednesday. All students are encouraged to participate in this as either an individual or as part of a team; completing either the swim, bike or run.

Wednesday 27 February 2019

PTA fundraiser - Our target is for everyone to sell 30 bars of chocolate for $2 each.

Many children have already sold their 30 bars of chocolate and are selling more, which is fantastic. If you still have unsold chocolates at home please try to get out and sell these over the weekend.

Wednesday 27 February 2019

House Captains for 2019

Congratulations to the following students......

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Dates to Remember for Term 1

Here are some dates to remember of events happening throughout term one at OIS.

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Year 8 Art Technology

Celebrating the 24 cultures that contribute to the current school role.

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Nathan Wallis - The Developing Brain

Don't miss this opportunity to hear Neuroscience Educator, Nathan Wallis speak.

Tuesday 15 January 2019

O.I.S Second-hand Uniform Sale this Thursday 17 January 2019, 6pm - 7.30pm in the school hall.

Cash Only (No EFTPOS available). New uniforms can be purchased from Sutherlands Menswear on Thames Street, beside Fotographix.

Wednesday 12 December 2018

With the end of the school year fast approaching I would like to express my gratitude to everyone who has supported Oamaru Intermediate this year.

Class trips, Polyfest, chess club, Agri challenges and EPro8 have all relied on parent and community support.

Tuesday 11 December 2018

P.T.A. Raffle Results

Thank you to all those families out there who supported our P.T.A. by donating items and selling raffle tickets for our last fundraiser of the year. Special thanks to Carmen Sim for a wonderful job done co-ordinating this fundraiser. Winners have been notified.

Monday 10 December 2018

Second-hand Uniform Sale

We are desperate for second-hand uniforms to sell on your behalf so any parents wishing to sell their childs uniform, this notice is especially for you!! Second-hand uniforms can be delivered clean and in good condition to the school office on;

Monday 10 December 2018

Reminders for this week!

Please read notices below.........

Monday 10 December 2018


Maria Johnson shows off her self-published childrens book, Life Rulz According To Owl. For Maria Johnson, its all about the children.

Monday 10 December 2018

Community Notices

See what's happening in our Community.............

Friday 7 December 2018

Wainui Camp

On Monday 19th of November, 22 students, 4 parents, 2 teachers and one bus driver got on a 4 hour bus drive to the YMCA Wainui Park where we spent the next 4 days doing fun activities.

Wednesday 5 December 2018

IMPORTANT Information................

Dates and information for end of year organisation. See attached file.

Tuesday 4 December 2018

Kiwi Explorer Camp

Two weeks ago, 23 students, 7 parents and 1 teacher had the most amazing week in Arrowtown.

Thursday 29 November 2018


Waitaki Girls' High Schools Orientation Day is Tuesday 4 December 2018. Girls to make their own way to WGHS by 8.45am.