The Olentangy Local School Parent Programs Team (PPT) will present a special public event featuring Dr. Mike Thomson from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 19 at Olentangy Liberty High School. A sought-after speaker, Dr. Thomson will discuss objectives to educate parents on teaching youth to reject the use of alcohol and drugs. Dr. Thomson has lectured to over 2 million people worldwide and is chairman of three successful companies. Free babysitting will be available during the event.
PPT’s mission is to empower parents with information and skills critical to raising children in today’s world. The committee provides information through evening parent forums featuring experts in areas relevant to raising children. PPT is a collaborative group of district staff, community members and parents like you.
Spelling Bee at GOES
Olentangy Local Schools is pleased to announce the building winners of the district-wide oral spelling bee administered to students in December. Of these winners, seven of the top scoring students will be moving on to participate in the regional Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication Columbus Metro Regional Spelling Bee to be held March 22, 2014 in Athens, Ohio. Only 50 winners from the state of Ohio will move on to the competition in Athens. Olentangy is proud to claim seven! *indicates regional bee participant
Spelling Bee at HES
- Aryan S., – Alum Creek Elementary
- Jackson D., – Arrowhead Elementary
- Ellie F. – Cheshire Elementary
- Catherine W., – Freedom Trail Elementary
- Marjorie P., – Glen Oak Elementary
- Benjamin G., – Heritage Elementary
- Vanessa W., – Indian Springs Elementary
- Livia Z., – Johnnycake Corners Elementary
- Sindhu S., – Liberty Tree Elementary
- Akshat S., – Oak Creek Elementary
- Alexis W., – Olentangy Meadows Elementary
- Mia P., – Scioto Ridge Elementary
- Noah M., – Tyler Run Elementary
- Mitchell L., – Walnut Creek Elementary
- Adam R., – Wyandot Run Elementary
- Hayden T., – Olentangy Berkshire Middle School
- Sonam R., Olentangy Hyatts Middle School
- Meileen W., – Olentangy Liberty Middle School
- Lindsay B., – Olentangy Orange Middle School
- Joshua G., – Olentangy Shanahan Middle School
Student athletes at both Olentangy High School and Olentangy Liberty High School observed National Signing Day in February with a public event sponsored by each of the school’s athletic departments. A large crowd was present at the schools to watch the student athletes commit to their respective colleges and universities. Congratulations to the Brave and Patriot athletes as they prepare for the next phase of their athletic and educational careers. Olentangy Orange High School will hold its signing day event April 16.
OLHS student athletes pose for photos with their letters of intent.
Another group of OLHS student athletes pose for photos with their letters of intent.
OHS student athletes pose for a photo during the schools signing day event.
OHS Athletic Director Jay Wolfe introduces the student athletes to the crowd of prowd parents, friends and relatives.
From Olentangy Liberty High School (OLHS)
- Julia B., Soccer – Miami University (Ohio)
- Luke C., Football – University of Cincinnati
- Devin C., Soccer – Wright State University
- Andrew J., Cross Country – Air Force Academy
- Eric L., Football – Mercyhurst University
- Rachel M., Golf – Wittenburg University
- Nicholas N., Baseball – Marshall University
- Sydney O., Soccer – College of Saint Rose
- Treasa O., Rowing – University of Notre Dame
- Taylor S., Soccer – Indiana Wesleyan University
- Cameron S., Lacrosse – University of Mt. Union
- Skylar T., Football – University of Cincinnati
- Melissa V., Basketball – Capital University
- Joshua W., Cross Country – Arkansas State University
From Olentangy High School
- Ganiru A., Volleyball – Case Western Reserve University
- Marinice B., Track – Georgia Tech
- Austin B., Lacrosse – Seton Hill University
- Chase C., Football – Tiffin University
- Jonah G., Lacrosse – Seton Hill University
- Colleen M., Diving – Princeton
- Adam M., Soccer – Mt. Vernon Nazarene
- Cole P., Lacrosse – Capital University
- Emily P., Lacrosse – Alderson Broaddus College
- Andy S., Football – Colgate University
- Rachel S., Volleyball – Concord University
- Hailey W., Softball – California University (PA)