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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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(L-R) Spartan Bowlers Ryan Kirby, Coach Megan Schillo, Jonathan McLawhorn, Chris Kooyman, Michael Rollberg, and Dan Kirby were recognized at the February Board of Education meeting for their accomplishments. 2/27/2015 Bowlers Recognized for Successful Season
Coach Schillo and the boys’ bowling team were recognized last week at the Board meeting for their tremendous season. Not only did the boys place first at the Oak Lawn Invite, the Brother Rice Invite and the Oak Forest Invite, the team also won the “trifecta” – Conference Champs, Regional Champs, and Sectional Champs. Senior Ryan Kirby advanced to day two of state and finished 12th overall, making the all-state team.
2/26/2015 PARCC Testing -Week of March 9
During the 2014-15 school year, public schools in Illinois are required to continue assessing students for accountability as mandated by the United States Department of Education. In previous years OLCHS was required to give the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE) to all students in Grade 11. This test has been discontinued and has been replaced by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). The PARCC assessment will measure student proficiency relative to the Common Core State Standards. This year's PARCC exam will only be given to students enrolled in specific courses. Students enrolled in English 1, LRP English I and Honors English I will be given the ELA I PARCC assessment. Similarly, students enrolled in Algebra I, Algebra Block, LRP Algebra Block, and Honors Algebra will be administered the Algebra I PARCC assessment.
2/23/2015 Junior Kaeley Clark Featured in SouthtownStar Article
Family traditions come in many shapes, sizes and forms. Many of our beloved traditions center around the holidays – such as baking Christmas cookies, having an Easter egg hunt or watching fireworks together on the Fourth of July. However, some traditions need no special holiday – they make magic happen all year long and can span many generations. Recently, I was invited to take a look at a very unique hand-stitched quilt. It was started in 1936 by a woman named Ina Thompson from Greeley, Colorado. Thompson had a dream of creating a quilt depicting the official state birds and flowers of the first 48 states. (Alaska and Hawaii didn't become states until 1959.)

Coming Events

2/28/2015 Turnabout Dance, 'A Night in the City'
The event is semi-formal and tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are $10 per person and will be sold during all lunch periods on February 20 -26. Guests must submit a Dance Guest Form upon entry. Remember, take the initiative and ask instead of waiting to be asked!

3/2/2015 No School: Casimir Pulaski Day
No classes. Use the calendar link to High School Sports .net for extracurricular events and athletic games/practices.

3/3/2015 ACT Test
All juniors in the State of Illinois take the ACT. Testing will begin at 7:45 am. All juniors must report to school by 7:45 am, even if they typically have first period off due to a delayed start. No students will be admitted to the test late.

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