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Oak Lawn Community HS
9400 Southwest Hwy.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Phone: (708) 424-5200
Fax: (708) 424-5263
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Featured News
12/20/2014 Spartans Advance in PTSA Reflections Contest
The following students had their entries from Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) Reflections contest advance from the local level to the district level. Literature Winners included: Sean Nugent, First Place; Diana Espitia, Second Place; Tiffany San Miguel, Third Place; Erika Meraz, Fourth Place; and Kristyn Oliver, Fifth Place. The Visual Arts Winners included: Jalisa Balboa, First Place; Jocilyn Buckley, Second Place; and Cynthia Rubio, Third Place. The photography Winners included: Shawnee Masters, First Place; Hyatt Hasanieh, Second Place, and Alondra Alvarez, Third Place. The students advancing to the district level are eligible for a $250 scholarship from the OLCHS PTSA. Congratulations Spartans!
12/16/2014 Oak Lawn Baseball Program Set to Coach Young Players
The Baseball program is continuing to reach out to area players and help develop their skills with its US Baseball Academy training program this winter. Running on Sundays in January and February, the program will teach skills to players ranging from grades 1 to 12. This national baseball training program will be locally operated by Oak Lawn head coach Bill Gerny and the Spartan coaching staff. The training program is a unique concept that provides young players with advanced hitting, pitching, fielding/baserunning, catching training programs and instruction by some of the area's best coaches. The cost of six weeks of instruction is only $99 and boasts a player-coach ratio of 6 to 1. Participants are required to register in advance for the program which runs January 4, 11, 18, 25 and February 8 and 15.
Senior Amanda Fischer excitedly shows off her Mockingjay T-shirt 12/12/2014 Spartans Join the Mockingjay!
Over 45 Spartans (students & staff alike) attended the Media Centerís after school fieldtrip to see the movie Mockingjay at AMC Chicago Ridge. Mockingjay is the third installment in the outrageously popular Hunger Games trilogy, an exciting young adult novel series by Suzanne Collins. Students enjoyed a pizza party and trivia in the Media Center beforehand. Some students even arrived dressed in their favorite Hunger Games gear! Every Tuesday before Thanksgiving the Media Center takes an after school fieldtrip to see a film based on a popular book. Past events included trips to see Harry Potter and all the Twilight movies. With Mockingjay's cliffhanger ending, no doubt the group will be back to see Part II in 2015! Event chaperones were Mrs. Jamie Atkus, Ms. Eileen Jones, Mrs. Kathy Massura, Mrs. Joanie McCaw, Mrs. Kate Mellone, Mrs. Jessica Nickless, Mrs. Jennifer Sidlow, and retired OLCHS staff members Mrs. Dorothy Michels and Ms. Cathy Morrin.

Coming Events

1/2/2015 Winter Break: No Classes
OLCHS is on winter break from December 20 through January 4, 2015. Classes resume on Monday, January 5, 2015. Use the calendar link to High School Sports .net for extracurricular events and athletic games/practices. Most offices are closed. Please call 708/424-5200 before arriving on campus.

1/5/2015 School Resumes
Half-day Bell Schedule. Students will attend their first semester classes for the last time. Period 1-2 begins at 7:45 a.m. and eighth period concludes at 11:41 a.m. Schedules for second semester will be distributed during Period 5-6. The Hometown PACE Bus will have a regular AM pick-up time and an after-school route immediately following the 11:41 a.m. dismissal.

1/6/2015 PTSA Meeting Parent Event
The PTSA has some exciting opportunities for parent involvement this year! The meeting is open to all parents, teachers, students, and interested community members.

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