Friday, September 13, 2019

Today’s Lunch:

Soft Shell Taco

French Toast Sticks & Sausage Patties with Hashbrowns

Today’s Activities:

Football is home vs Rantoul

This Saturday, Volleyball is away at the Clinton Classic

Boys & Girls Cross Country are traveling to First to Finish X-Country Invitational

Today’s Announcements:

  • Auditions for new members for the OHS Speech team will be held on Tuesday, September 17 in Mrs. Meissner's room (A7) after school. Please stop by A7 to pick up an audition packet. Come join speech and gain skills that will help you be more confident!
  • This week, September 9 through the 13th, Student Council will be selling homecoming T-shirts in the commons during lunches. Each shirt will cost $10 so order yours today!
  • Scholastic Bowl will be having a meeting this Friday during 2nd lunch. We will be discussing our practice schedules and maybe even some trivia. Come join if you're looking to still get involved at Olympia and want to have fun!
  • Attention Seniors, do you think you were just the cutest baby ever? If so, then maybe it is time to put that idea to the test. It is time for the annual Beautiful Baby Competition. Your baby picture will be judged on numerous categories including best eyes and chubbiest cheeks. Please turn in your baby pictures, with your name on it, to Mrs. Cooper in room A13 by September 19th if you want your picture to be considered.
  • The Logan County CEO program is hosting a Culver’s Night in Lincoln on Thursday, September 19th from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm. A portion of the night’s proceeds will help raise funds for the Logan County CEO program.
  • Key Club will be meeting today at 11:20 in A21--Mrs. Schroeder's room.
  • Girls Basketball shoe order today towards the end of 1st lunch in Auditorium
  • Students - we have college visits this week and next.
  • Today @ 9:15 - Hesston College
  • @ 10:40 - Eastern IL University

Monday, September 16 @ 9:55 St. Ambrose University will have a rep here.

Thursday, September 19 @ 11:15 University of Missouri (Mizzou) will have a rep here.

@ 12:25 Heartland Community College will be here.

Friday, September 20 @ 1:50 Illinois College - Jacksonville will have a rep here.

If interested in attending any of these visits, please sign up in Naviance. Students need to check in with their teachers BEFORE leaving class to attend a college visit.

  • Student 1: I'm really nervous about giving my speech tomorrow. I just don't know if I'm meeting all the success criteria.
  • Student 2: I feel the same way about my essay. My teacher said I need to clarify my thesis statement...whatever that means.
  • Student 1: Maybe we should check out the OHS Writing Center in Mrs. Huff's classroom (A17) during advisory. Someone told me she's available to help students with all kinds of writing every day during advisory, and she can even find you a peer tutor.
  • Student 2: That sounds like a good idea. Plus, I hear she has windows!
  • Tech crew will meet after school in room A9 on Monday