September 23, 2014

STUDENT SERVICES

The following universities are hosting autumn Open Houses:  Ithaca College, Seton Hall University, Art Academy of Cincinnati and La Roche College.

Covenant College in Georgia is hosting a preview weekend October 9-11.

University of Pennsylvania is hosting a Panel with Recent Graduates on October 1st at 7 pm

National Portfolio Day is Sunday, October 5th from noon to 4 pm at CCAD.

Ohio University Dance will hold auditions for prospective students wishing to major or minor in Dance.

Covenant College in Georgia is hosting a preview weekend October 9-11.

University of Pennsylvania is hosting a Panel with Recent Graduates on October 1st at 7 pm.

More information on the Student Services webpage

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

Parent/Teacher conference will be held Wednesday, October 8th, and Tuesday, October 14th  from 4:00 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.   Online scheduling will begin on Wednesday, September 24th.   Information will be sent regarding the link and instructions on September 24th so that you may begin to schedule your conferences.

FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE PARENTS

At the end of sophomore year, students who have a GPA of 3.5 and higher are invited to apply to the OHS National Honor Society.  At this time, students must show that they have completed 24 hours of service per year of high school.  Service can be earned wherever the student likes and does not have to be associated with the OHS Service Club.  Students should keep personal records that include type of service, date, length of time and a contact name and number of the service supervisor.  Please contact margaret_thomson@olsd.us with questions.

MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTS ‘BE A STAR’

Olentangy High School’s (OHS) music department will present a one-day workshop for students in grades two through eight from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at OHS, 675 Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center.  Attendees will spend the day working with OHS’ choral music director Tim Smith and the Keynotes, the OHS vocal music performance group.  This workshop allows young performers to learn and perform together in a supportive and fun environment.  All ability levels will participate. Additional information about the Keynotes and the upcoming Be A Star Workshop may be found on Olentangy’s One Stop Flyer Shop.

 

BOOK CLUB

If you enjoy reading, having deep conversations, and hanging out with some awesome people, OHS Book Club is for you!  Stop by Mr. Myers’ room 2420 for a quick introductory meeting after school on Wednesday, Sept. 24th.  OHS Book Club is open to any student who loves reading and great conversation.  On

September 22, 2014

STUDENT SERVICES

Baldwin Wallace will have a representative here today at OHS at 9:45 and DePauw at 11:00.  Next week many colleges are visiting OHS including Kansas, Purdue, University of Pennsylvania, Boston University, west Virginia, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, John Hopkins and The Ohio State University.  Sign ups are in student services.

The following universities are hosting autumn Open Houses:  Ithaca College, Seton Hall University, Art Academy of Cincinnati and La Roche College.

Covenant College in Georgia is hosting a preview weekend October 9-11.

University of Pennsylvania is hosting a Panel with Recent Graduates on October 1st at 7 pm

National Portfolio Day is Sunday, October 5th from noon to 4 pm at CCAD.

Ohio University Dance will hold auditions for prospective students wishing to major or minor in Dance.

Covenant College in Georgia is hosting a preview weekend October 9-11.

University of Pennsylvania is hosting a Panel with Recent Graduates on October 1st at 7 pm.

More information on the Student Services webpage

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

Parent/Teacher conference will be held Wednesday, October 8th, and Tuesday, October 14th  from 4:00 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.   Online scheduling will begin on Wednesday, September 24th.   Information will be sent regarding the link and instructions on September 24th so that you may begin to schedule your conferences.

FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE PARENTS

At the end of sophomore year, students who have a GPA of 3.5 and higher are invited to apply to the OHS National Honor Society.  At this time, students must show that they have completed 24 hours of service per year of high school.  Service can be earned wherever the student likes and does not have to be associated with the OHS Service Club.  Students should keep personal records that include type of service, date, length of time and a contact name and number of the service supervisor.  Please contact margaret_thomson@olsd with questions.

MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTS ‘BE A STAR’

Olentangy High School’s (OHS) music department will present a one-day workshop for students in grades two through eight from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at OHS, 675 Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center.  Attendees will spend the day working with OHS’ choral music director Tim Smith and the Keynotes, the OHS vocal music performance group.  This workshop allows young performers to learn and perform together in a supportive and fun environment.  All ability levels will participate. Additional information about the Keynotes and the upcoming Be A Star Workshop may be found on Olentangy’s One Stop Flyer Shop.

September 19, 2014

Congratulations to Celena Hsiung and Tyler Aquilina, who have both advanced in the National Merit Scholarship competition as Semifinalists!  They will continue in the competition to become Finalists later this year.

 

PICTURE MAKE UP AND RETAKES

Picture make up and retakes will be today, Sept. 19th in the Commons between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for underclassmen.  Seniors who did not have their picture taken on schedule pick-up days will also need to have their picture taken.  Senior pictures for the yearbook will be January 16th.

 

STUDENT SERVICES

Covenant College in Georgia is hosting a preview weekend October 9-11.

University of Pennsylvania is hosting a Panel with Recent Graduates on October 1st at 7pm

The following universities are hosting autumn Open Houses:  Ithaca College, Seton Hall University, Art Academy of Cincinnati and La Roche College.

National Portfolio Day is Sunday, October 5th from noon to 4pm at CCAD.

Ohio University Dance will hold auditions for prospective students wishing to major or minor in Dance.

More information available in Student Services and on the Student Services webpage

The Olentangy High School Vocal Music Department will be hosting: Be A Star Workshop                                     Friday, October 17, 2014        8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

September 18, 2014

PICTURE MAKE UP AND RETAKES

Picture make up and retakes will be tomorrow, Sept. 19th in the Commons between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for underclassmen.  Seniors who did not have their picture taken on schedule pick-up days will also need to have their picture taken.  Senior pictures for the yearbook will be January 16th.

STUDENT SERVICES

Lourdes University and Tiffin will be visiting OHS today.  Sign ups for next week’s colleges including Dayton, Otterbein, Bowling Green, and Kentucky need to be made before noon this Friday in Student Services.

VOLLEY FOR THE CURE

Next Thursday is the annual Volley for the Cure event held AT Orange!  There will be a limited supply of t-shirts available next week in the Wigwam!  There will be raffles, prizes and games at the event!  All proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation for a Cure to Breast Cancer!

The Olentangy High School Vocal Music Department will be hosting: Be A Star Workshop                                     Friday, October 17, 2014        8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Parents of Olentangy,

Please consider supporting The Murphy Thomas Foundation; http://www.murphythomasfoundation.org, a foundation created by a parent in Olentangy Local Schools whose child goes to Wyandot Run ES. The foundation will be having an inaugural “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” walk-a-thon at the Olentangy Liberty MS Football Field and Parking Areas on Saturday, October 4, from 2-5 pm. This event is dear to the hearts of the Wyandot Run Community as the foundation supports so many wonderful children including Murphy, a WRES 5th grade student. Below are a couple of stories about Murphy’s experiences:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToAhZPL0UX4

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/09/14/football-one-step-on-journey-to-normal.html

If you would like to attend, please register through the link below:

Click here to register for “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” or go to the link below.

All of the information for the event is below

Walk a Mile in My Shoes Flyer

Informational Letter

Sponsorship Opportunities

Prizes

September 17, 2014

Olentangy Local Schools: Overall A Grade, 2013-14 Ohio School Report Card.

STUDENT SERVICES

The following colleges will be at OHS today.  Findlay, Reed College and Ohio Dominican at 10:00 and School of Advertising Art at 10:30.   Next week’s colleges include Baldwin Wallace, DePauw, Mt. St. Joseph, Western New England University, Paul Mitchell Beauty Academy, Muskingum, Ohio Northern, Defiance and Dayton.

SOPHOMORE CLASS

Sophomores interested in registering to take the PSAT, checks and registration are due by Sept. 18th.  Please see registration form under Sophomore PSAT under “Items of Interest”.

PARENT TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTIONAL NIGHT

Being a parent of an Olentangy 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 students and parents, we will spend the evening sharing information and providing instruction on these various tools.

High School Instructional Technology Parent Night*

Olentangy High School Theater

September 17, 2014

6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

For additional details and to register, please follow the links above.

VOLLEY FOR THE CURE

Next Thursday is the annual Volley for the Cure event held AT Orange!  There will be a limited supply of t-shirts available next week in the Wigwam!  There will be raffles, prizes and games at the event!  All proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation for a Cure to Breast Cancer!