Word of the Week
PRECOCIOUS pre·co·cious (prĭ-kō′shəs)
PART OF SPEECH/DEFINITION:
ADJ.: 1. Ahead in development, such as mental development
SENTENCE: She displayed a precocious ability early in life that amazed her elders and caused caterwauling amongst her peers.
Stuff You Need to Know
COLLEGE REP VISITS-
Representatives from the following schools will be visiting OLCHS this week:
Monday, 2/10 – Purdue University Northwest, pd. 10
Thursday, 2/13 – Robert Morris University, pd. 5/6
Students interested in attending these visits should sign up in Naviance no later than 24 hours before the visit.
CINDERELLA’S CLOSET- There will be a pop-up Cinderella’s Closet after school on Wednesday, Feb 12th from 3-4pm in the Media Center. We have so many beautiful dresses- both long and short. Stop in and try on a few. You’re sure to find a favorite for Prom or that special dance!
VALENTINE’S FEST AND POETRY CONTEST- Come Celebrate Valentine’s Fest 2020 with the Spartan Creative Writing Club! During this special Spartan Plus enrichment Session you will enjoy many Valentine’s Day-themed activities including: cupcake decorating, sip pink lemonade, create Valentine’s, rock painting and reading/writing Valentine’s Poetry. The event will be hosted in Room 258 on Thursday, February 13th during the full-period Spartan Plus. The event is limited to 20 students, so please sign up today.
Also, the deadline for the Spartan Creative Writing Club Valentine’s Poetry Contest is quickly approaching. The QR code to submit poems is posted on contest flyers, posted in English classes, hallways, and the student cafeteria. All entries are due February 12th @ 3pm. A prize will be awarded for the best poem. Put your heart into it and send us your poem today!
ATTENTION SENIOR BOYS– If you are interested in participating in the traditional Senior Night Cheer routine, please stop by Coach Vanderwarren, room 123, to sign up! Practices will be held on Tuesday February 19th and Wednesday February 20th from 3:30 to 5:30 and performance will be at the Basketball/Cheer Senior Night on Friday February 21st.
GRAD NITE- Seniors: Grad Nite tickets are on sale now! Online and in the main office. Check your email for all information and permission slips, or stop by the Media Center with any questions.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’d like to remind you that everyone deserves a safe and healthy relationship. If you or someone you know has a question about a relationship, healthy or unhealthy, visit loveisrespect.org
or text “loveis” to 22522.
Remember, love has many definitions, but abuse isn’t one of them. Together, we can put an end to Teen Dating Violence
once and for all.