News - Old Boys

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SBHS 1XV Rugby Old Boys’ Reunion

In support of the ongoing success of Shirley Boys’ High School Rugby, and recognising those that have gone before them, you are invited to the SBHS annual Old Boys’ reunion. When: 27th May, 7.00pmWhere: Nga Tahi, Shirley Boys’ High SchoolCost: $20 (includes supper and complimentary drink) Could we ask, for catering purposes, that if you […]

Published: 02 May 2017
by Blake Wells
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Old Boy awarded Gold Medal 

Tim Bain, 2009 Head Boy, shown above with his parents, receiving the Gold Medal for being the top UC Law Graduate in 2015.   During his time at Shirley, Tim achieved five Scholarship passes (including one in Biology), while in Year 12.  He led the debating team to victory in the Press Cup Debating Challenge […]

Published: 12 Jun 2016
by John Laurenson
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Congratulations to Old Boys’ Aasha Mallard, Will McGillivray and Cullen Kiesanowski on their recent success with the release of Oh My My and Love Will Call. The boys left Shirley Boys’ High School at the end of 2015, which was the year they won the Demaine Robertson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Culture at the school […]

Published: 28 Jun 2016
by Sandra McKernan
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SBHS Old Boys go to Rio Paralympics

Competition Schedule attached below Scott Martlew (2006-2010) first started kayaking when he was 16 but was very active in other paddling sports before that. Scott had aspirations of making it to the Olympics.  All of a sudden everything changed for Scott when he received a tear to his left quadriceps from a knock in a […]

Published: 09 Sep 2016
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Old Boy awarded 2016 France Friendship Fund Excellence Scholarship

2012 SBHS Head Boy and Dux Ben Wilson has been awarded the $25,000 New Zealand France Friendship Fund Excellence Scholarship for 2016. This will enable him to complete a PhD in supramolecular chemistry at the University of Bordeaux and the University of Canterbury. Ben is fluent in French after studying the language at Shirley for five […]

Published: 02 Jun 2016
by Colin Amodeo