Marion Area College Night is Wednesday, September 24th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm in the Alber Student Center. Admissions & Financial Aid Information Session 5:30 – 6:00 and College Fair from 6:00-7:30. Hosted by The Ohio State University at Marion and Marion Technical College.
OHS SCHOOL LIBRARY BOOK FAIR
Help support the Olentangy High School Library by shopping at Barnes and Noble Polaris August 28th – September 4th! OHS supporters can purchase books, music, DVD’s, gift items, and café goodies! With each purchase made a percentage is given to help support the OHS library. Required reading titles are in stock for all grade-level English classes and AP courses. Shop in-store or online to best fit your schedule. When shopping in store turn-in your OHS book flyer under “Items of Interest” at checkout and say “I support OHS!” Show your support for OHS and get all your required reading for the 2013-2014 school year. Shop August 28th – September 4th.
OLENTANGY’S PARENT PROGRAMS TEAM PRESENTS: HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD BE THE BEST THEY CAN BE
The Olentangy Parent Programs Team (PPT) invites the community to a special public forum at 7 p.m. September 9 at Liberty High School, 3584 Home Road. The forum will feature special guest speaker Michael Nerney, a youth risk behavior expert. Nerney will use his extensive knowledge about the adolescent brain to offer insight into how parents can help their children be their best. Nerney will also discuss different parenting styles, understanding social and emotional development, as well as methods to help raise a child with empathy and a sense of responsibility toward others. The 90-minute presentation is free and free babysitting will be available.
Contact: Maggie Strickland, OLSD School-Community Liaison, firstname.lastname@example.org
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY PARENTS NIGHTS
Olentangy parents who would like to know more about the digital tools their children use, as well as the tools they can use to keep informed about their child’s progress, are invited to attend an Instructional Technology Parent Night. Being a parent of a student in the digital age brings with it questions about Schoology, Google Drive, digital safety, and more. To help you understand the various digital programs used by Olentangy students and parents, we will spend the evening sharing information and providing instruction on these various tools. A separate Instructional Technology Parent Night will be held for parents of elementary, middle and high school parents. Follow the links below to register.
High School Instructional Technology Parent Night
Olentangy High School Theater
September 17, 2014
DIVERSITY CONFERENCE OFFERED AT OOHS
The Olentangy Local School District will host a one-day diversity conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Orange High School, 2840 E. Orange Road, Lewis Center. Topics will include how to build a community of respect and empathy through cultural awareness, sensitivity and understanding. The conference will provide tools and strategies to ensure equity and inclusion for all students and the community through engaging workshops and discussions. The conference is geared toward teachers, administrators, parents, community members, and students in grades 9-12. Attendance is free. Keynote speakers include educator Michael Rosen, author of more than 100 books, as well as professors from Otterbein, Ohio State and Sioux Falls universities. Parents and students will also give presentations. For more information and to register HYPERLINK go to this link.
15TH ANNUAL GOLF OUTING TO BENEFIT OLENTANGY EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Registration is now open for the 15th Annual Olentangy Education Foundation (OEF) Golf Outing, to be held Monday, September 22nd at The Lakes Golf & Country Club in Westerville. Funds raised from this outing go to help OEF in its mission to enhance academic excellence in the Olentangy Schools through teacher grants for innovative programs not covered in the district budget. The funds also go to help OEF award scholarships to graduating seniors. OEF has awarded more than $50,000 in grants and scholarships in 2014, and over $550,000 since 2001. OSU Wexner Medical Center, CarePoint Lewis Center has sponsored the golf outing for the last three years. OEF hopes to have a record turn-out for this event. Visit http://olentangyeducationfoundation.org/events/annual-golf-outing/ for more details and to register.
OEF THANKS TEACHERS/EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR
The Olentangy Education Foundation (OEF) will take to the field this fall to present awards to the district’s 2013-14 teachers and employees of the year. Roush Honda supplies the awards presented at three football games held at the high schools in each of the respective teacher or employee attendance area. The first recognition night will be held Friday, August 29 during halftime of the football game at Olentangy Orange High School (OOHS), 2840 E. Orange Road., Lewis Center. The Olentangy Liberty High School (OLHS) football game will host the awards for the second group of teachers and employees of the year. That event will take place September 5 between the first and second quarters of the game at the school, located at 3584 Home Road, Powell. The last OEF recognition night for teachers and employees of the year will be held during the first and second quarter of the football game to be held Friday, September 12 at Olentangy High School, 675 Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center.
There is a Diversity Club meeting on Thursday, August 28th in Ms. Zettler’s room 2:45 to 3:45. All ages, races, personalities, and unique attributes are welcome! We celebrate everyone!