October 31, 2014

STUDENT SERVICES
Students interested in attending the Alabama, Hillsdale, Ohio State school of Cosmetology, and Gannon College presentations should sign up in student services.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is hosting an information event at the Columbus Museum of Art on Saturday, November 8th from 2pm to 5pm.  Registration is required.

Attention Seniors:  Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, if your transcript needs to be received by a college/university by December 1st, please request your transcript in Student Services no later than November 17th!

SCHOOL FEES
Fees will be on SP EZPAY for payment starting November 1st.  Pay to Participate will be available the second week of November.

SEMESTER EXAMS
Semester Exam schedule and information may be found under “Items of Interest” on the webpage.

OLENTANGY BAND OF PRIDE
The Olentangy Band of Pride and Color Guard will participate in the State competition Sunday, November 2 at Dayton Welcome Stadium at 5:30 p.m.  Best of Luck!

SERVICE CLUB
Do you enjoy working with older adults?  We are partnering with Willow Brook on an ongoing project to allow you to volunteer to visit with an older person on a weekly or monthly basis. You can make up your own schedule.  See the Service Club Wall for more information along with an application.

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD TEAM
There will be an informational meeting for all students interested in joining Olentangy’s first ever Science Olympiad Team this Tuesday, Nov 4th afterschool in Mrs. Palmer’s room. This nationally recognized program creatively encompasses all types of sciences, from analyzing crime scene evidences in order to identify the culprit to building the strongest bridge from the lightest materials. Email ohsscioly@gmail.com for any questions, comments, and concerns.

DRAMA/THESPIAN CLUB
A quick reminder for any Thespian or Drama Club member planning to travel to NYC over spring break:  Your first deposit of $400 is due to Mr. Hinds on November 5.  This is a firm and solid deadline–no exceptions can be made.  Checks must be made payable to Cruise Planners.

October 29, 2014

STUDENT SERVICES
The University of Alabama will be at OHS today at 10:00 and The Savannah College of Art and Design will be here at 1:00.  If you are interested in meeting with a representative from Hillsdale tomorrow at 1:30 please see Mr. Naveau in Student Services.

SEMESTER EXAMS
Semester Exam schedule and information may be found under “Items of Interest” on the webpage.

SERVICE CLUB
Trick-or-treat for cans is this Saturday (November 1st) and we are still in need of MANY volunteers! Sign up spots are limited, so sign up on the Service Club website today!  Also, flyers need to be distributed this week. See Mrs. Shank or Mrs. Kinser in room 1414 or the cooking lab. You earn 3 service hours for flyer distribution.

OHS GYMNASTICS
The first practice for the OHS gymnastics team will be November 7th from 3-5

CREATIVE WRITING CLUB
There will be a Creative Writing Club meeting this coming Thursday, October 30th from about 2:40 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. The room will be held in room 2407, Mrs. Sweeney’s room.

BOWLING TEAM
Tryouts for the Bowling Team will be 11/10/14 and 11/11/14 from 3:15 – 5:00 at Delaware Lanes.  Four games maximum over the two days. You may bowl all in one day or over both days.  Remember all of your forms must be completed on Final Forms & your physical exam copy should be on file in the athletic office before you can try out.

October 28, 2014

STUDENT SERVICES
Two new colleges have just been scheduled to visit Olentangy High School for this week.  They are Alabama on October 29th at 10:00 and Hillsdale on October 30th at 1:30. Please contact Student Services if interested.

SEMESTER EXAMS
Semester Exam schedule and information may be found under “Items of Interest” on the webpage.

SERVICE CLUB
Trick-or-treat for cans is this Saturday (November 1st) and we are still in need of MANY volunteers! Sign up spots are limited, so sign up on the Service Club website today!  Also, flyers need to be distributed this week. See Mrs. Shank or Mrs. Kinser in room 1414 or the cooking lab. You earn 3 service hours for flyer distribution.

MIX IT UP
Today, October 28th, OHS will join more than one million students across the country to help break down social and racial barriers by participating in the 12th annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day. The event, launched by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project in 2002, encourages students to sit with someone new in the cafeteria for just one day. Cafeterias are the focus of Mix It Up because that’s where a school’s social boundaries are most obvious. Let’s drop the labels and have some fun at Mix It Up at Lunch Day next Tuesday!

OHS GYMNASTICS
The first practice for the OHS gymnastics team will be November 7th from 3-5

CREATIVE WRITING CLUB
There will be a Creative Writing Club meeting this coming Thursday, October 30th from about 2:40 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. The room will be held in room 2407, Mrs. Sweeney’s room.

October 27, 2014

STUDENT SERVICES
Two new colleges have just been scheduled to visit Olentangy High School for this week.  They are Alabama on October 29th at 10:00 and Hillsdale on October 30th at 1:30. Please contact Student Services if interested.

SEMESTER EXAMS
Semester Exam schedule and information may be found under “Items of Interest” on the webpage.

SERVICE CLUB
Members:  We urgently need members to deliver flyers for Trick or Treat for Cans by Wed. Oct. 29.  See Mrs. Shank in room 1414 or Mrs. Kinser to pick up a packet and instructions.

MIX IT UP
On Tuesday, October 28th, OHS will join more than one million students across the country to help break down social and racial barriers by participating in the 12th annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day. The event, launched by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project in 2002, encourages students to sit with someone new in the cafeteria for just one day. Cafeterias are the focus of Mix It Up because that’s where a school’s social boundaries are most obvious. Let’s drop the labels and have some fun at Mix It Up at Lunch Day next Tuesday!

DRAMA
Are you a current Thespian or a member of the Drama Club, then you might want to join us for the NEW YORK CITY SPRING BREAK THEATRE TRIP!!  There will be a meeting on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:30 PM in the OHS Theatre for any Thespian or Drama Club member interested in traveling to Manhattan during Spring Break.  If you are interested in going on this trip, BOTH YOU AND A PARENT MUST ATTEND THIS MEETING.  We can NOT make any exceptions to this policy.  Our travel agent will be here, along with Mr. Hinds and Mrs. Fejko to answer questions and to explain the itinerary.  At the present time, we will be seeing three Broadway plays/musicals and visiting the “hot spots” in and around the Broadway area.  More specific details will be provided during the meeting on Tuesday, October 28.

October 24, 2014

STUDENT SERVICES
The University of Alabama will be visiting OHS next Wednesday, October 29th.  If interested please see Mr. Naveau in Student Services.

SERVICE CLUB
Don’t ignore the orange flyers on your mailboxes!  The Olentangy High School Service Club is holding the 14 annual Trick or Treat for Cans.  Service Club members will be in your neighborhood the morning of Sat., Nov. 1 to collect nonperishable food to be Donated to People in Need of Delaware.

MIX IT UP
On Tuesday, October 28th, OHS will join more than one million students across the country to help break down social and racial barriers by participating in the 12th annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day. The event, launched by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project in 2002, encourages students to sit with someone new in the cafeteria for just one day. Cafeterias are the focus of Mix It Up because that’s where a school’s social boundaries are most obvious. Let’s drop the labels and have some fun at Mix It Up at Lunch Day next Tuesday!

DRAMA
This January the OHS Thespian Society will present BOTH the male AND the female versions of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple! Students who are interested in auditioning for one of the shows need to prepare the 1-2 minute comedic monologue from a published play.  Monologues from The Odd Couple and Rumors are NOT acceptable!  The auditions will be held on Wednesday, November 5 and Thursday, November 6 in the OHS Theatre.  Sign up sheets and times are posted outside of Room 905 on the Call Board.

Stage Manager, Student Director, Crew Head and Crew applications are also available on the Call Board.  Applications for Student Director and Stage Manager are due to Mr. Hinds by November 3; Crew Head and Crew applications are due on November 10.  Please see Mr. Hinds if you have any questions.
Are you a current Thespian or a member of the Drama Club, then you might want to join us for the NEW YORK CITY SPRING BREAK THEATRE TRIP!!
There will be a meeting on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:30 PM in the OHS Theatre for any Thespian or Drama Club member interested in traveling to Manhattan during Spring Break.  If you are interested in going on this trip, BOTH YOU AND A PARENT MUST ATTEND THIS MEETING.  We can NOT make any exceptions to this policy.  Our travel agent will be here, along with Mr. Hinds and Mrs. Fejko to answer questions and to explain the itinerary.  At the present time, we will be seeing three Broadway plays/musicals and visiting the “hot spots” in and around the Broadway area.  More specific details will be provided during the meeting on Tuesday, October 28.