Southland Girls’ High School and Southland Boys’ High School Ballroom Dancing Lessons - Year 13s only

Professional Dance Instructor:  Rachel Ferguson                

Cost: $20 per person for 8 lessons (to be paid at your 1st lesson).

You do not need to have a partner at the lessons, just come along.

The more lessons you can attend the better.  See Mr Jackson if you have any questions.






8 April


6 pm – 7.30 pm

SGHS West Hall

15 April


7 pm – 8.30 pm


4 May


5 pm – 6.30 pm


6 May


6pm – 7.30 pm


11 May


4.30 pm – 6 pm


13 May


7 pm – 8.30 pm


18 May




20 May





Important Dates

NCEA Information Evening

An information evening about NCEA will be held on Wednesday 16 April at 7.00 – 8.30 pm in the SBHS Hall.  Di Stewart from the Ministry of Education (Otago Southland Office), the SBHS Principal’s Nominee (NZQA liaison), and the Careers’ Advisor will introduce aspects of NCEA and how it works for both students and parents.  The information given at this meeting will be most helpful to parents of Year 10 and Y11 -13 students.




The following visits are for Year 13 students:

Monday, 31 March - 1.00 to 3.00 pm - Otago Law Career Function, Drawing Room, Civic Theatre
Friday, 4 April - Period 4 - CPIT New Zealand Broadcasting School - 301 Media Studies, 48P
Monday, 12 May - 6.00 am to 6.00 pm - Otago Tertiary Open Day, Dunedin
Tuesday, 20 May - Period 3 - NZDF Visit - Careers Room
Wednesday, 30 July - Period 3 - Yoobee School of Design - 3P
Thursday, 30 July to 1 August - CareerFest 2014 - Stadium Southland

Also coming up:

STAR courses are now available for the year, so if you are in Year 12 or 13 and interested in the trades, fashion, hairdressing, audio production, hospitality or even animation, please see Ms Schmidt in Careers as soon as poissible.


2013 Magazines

Magazines are available for leavers to collect - please come to the main office.


Fuel for Schools Sponsorship Programme - Southfuels

Local farmers, contractors and businesses (Southfuels customers) have the opportunity to nominate a school to receive 50 cents per 100 litres of bulk fuel that they get delivered.  Southfuels accrue those funds until Southland Boys' High School has a Fuel for Schools Sponsorship balance of $1,000.  Schools can choose from a sports equipment package or a technology package.

The Fuel for Schools Sponsorship is ongoing and there is no limit on the amount of funds that Southland Boys' can accrue through the Programme.

Contact Alanna Taylor - Fuel for Schools Co-ordinator - 0800 4 THE KIDS or

Your support is appreciated.

Entertainment Books

Southland Boys' High School is pleased to announce that Entertainment Books are available.  This book features many of the areas best family activities, cafes, restaurants and retail services.  Books are packed with hundreds of up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers and over $15,000 in total of valuable offers that your family can enjoy from April 2014.  See Entertainment Books under Useful Links on the right hand side of this page.

Coldstream Hostel Recipe Book

Coldstream Cooks is a 102 page, A5 wirobound cook book that has been compiled with 82 very tasty recipies.    Copies are available from 26 November for $25.00 each, from Pauline Bradley, 218 6013, or Julie Keast, or telephone 03 246 8410.    Funds raised are going towards the upgrade of facilities at Coldstream Hostel. 



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