Student Announcements, February 15, 2023

February 15, 2023 09:15 AM

Stuff You Need to Know

To all staff and students: The Spartan Sisterhood and Social Action Club will be collecting new or gently used blankets and sleeping bags to donate to those affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. Drop off any donations to rooms 32, 378 and 374. Thank you.

Good Morning Spartans! The annual JCAB Lock-In will be held on Saturday, February 25th from 6-10 PM here at the school. We will be hosting open gyms, athletic tournaments, an open pool, video gaming, movies, concessions, and more! Tickets for this event will be sold ONLINE ONLY for $10 through the Webstore!  The QR code to purchase a ticket can be found on the school website and on flyers posted throughout the building.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.  Only OLCHS students may attend.  A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to support Gigi's Playhouse of Tinley Park.

The theme for this year's Lock-In is "pajama party".  Wear your most comfortable jammies.  All grade levels are invited, so bring your friends and we’ll see you there!

Each day during Black History Month, the Black Student Union will share information about an individual who has made significant contributions to American history and culture.

February 15 Megan Thee Stallion, the American rapper from Houston Texas, was born February 15th, 1995. She started writing raps when she was 14 years old and eventually in 2021 she became the second female rapper to win Best New Artist at the Grammys after Lauryn Hill won in 1999. In 2021 Megan also graduated from Texas Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration.

Cafeteria – Just a reminder…. You MUST have an ID in order to get breakfast and lunch from the cafeteria. If you do not have your ID with you, go to on your iPad and login with your school Google account. A QR code for the website is available near each cashier. If you receive a message that you don’t have a photo, please go to the Media Center to have a photo taken and get your ID printed.  
Tech Help - If you’re having trouble logging into your classes or having any other tech issues, please email for tech assistance. If possible, include a screen shot of your issue.

Club/Team News

Black Student Union - Join the Black Student Union for a movie night TOMORROW Thursday, 2/16 in the Little Theater at 6PM. We will watch Into the Spiderverse.

Athletic News

The spring athletic season is right around the corner! Registration is now open for all students that would like to tryout for a spring sport. Spring sports include Baseball, Softball, Girls Soccer, Boys Tennis, Badminton, and Boys Volleyball. Additionally, the Boys and Girls Track & Field season has already started but both teams are still taking new members. Tryout dates for each individual program vary. Please check your email for directions on how to register, or head to the OLCHS Athletics web page for more information.

Badminton - Interested in playing Badminton this Spring season? Pick up a racket and join us for the last open gym this Thursday from 3:15 to 4:45 in gym 10. Tryouts will be held after school on Monday, February 27th. If you have any questions, please email Coach La Spina. 

Girls Soccer - The girls’ soccer season is quickly approaching, with tryouts February 27th. Pre-season conditioning and open gyms have started. Workouts next week Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Please join the All Girls Soccer Remind with the code @4d8fa for more information on dates and times.

Softball- Tuesday, February 21st, there will be a meeting after school for all students interested in playing softball this spring. The meeting will be in room 241 at 3:10. If you are in a winter sport and cannot attend, please see Coach Neubauer during Spartan Plus before February 21st. Thank you.

Water Polo - Looking to try something new…then the Water Polo Club is for you! Come on out, learn about the sport and give water polo a try. Learn the basics while also having the opportunity to watch games! This fun and exciting sport is for all skill levels and no experience is necessary, so don’t be shy! There will be an informational meeting on the pool deck on Monday, February 27th at 3:30. We hope to see you there!

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