Student Announcements, January 26, 2021

January 26, 2021 09:37 AM

Stuff You Need to Know

College Rep Visits-
An Admissions representative from Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles will be available to meet virtually visiting with Spartans this Wednesday 1/27 at 1:00 pm.
To attend this visit, please sign up to attend in Naviance. To do this:
1. Log into Naviance
2. Click on “Colleges” and “Colleges Home”
3. Scroll down to the bottom right, where you will see a list of college visits scheduled at OLCHS.
4. Select the visit you want to sign up for.
Registration will close one hour before the start of the visit. A link to the visit will be sent to all students registered at the start time of the virtual visit. 
Holiday/Winter Poetry ContestThe OLCHS Spartan Creative Writing Club presents… A Valentine’s Day/Spring Poetry Contest!  Send us your original poetry related to Valentine’s Day/Love or the upcoming Spring season.  Entries are due by Monday, February 8, 2021.  The prize for “Best Poem” is a $10 Amazon Gift Card and a bag of Jolly Ranchers.  The winner will be announced February 12th.  Please check your student e-mail for our contest flyer with details and links to submit your poems.  One entry per person.
OLCHS iTeam- Calling All Geniuses!
Any student interested in becoming part of the OLCHS iTeam must complete this application.
The student technology internship program is designed for students who want to become technology learning resources in their school communities. Through the program, students develop advanced skills so they can offer support to faculty and peers who need help using Apple devices and creativity apps. By participating in the program, students make a difference to the learning organization and develop important life and work skills. This is a full-year credit-bearing course.  If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Meyers at
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

Badminton Tryouts- The IHSA has moved the Badminton season to the winter. Tryouts will begin Wednesday, January 27th. If interested in joining Badminton, please make sure to register on 8to18 and have a current physical on file with the athletic office prior to tryouts. Registration details can be found on If you have any questions, reach out to Coach Shafer ( Great opportunity for athletes currently not in a winter sport to try something new and get involved!
Debate Club- If you are interested in learning and talking and debating issues of interest, issues of impact, issues of importance, then this is the place for you. We gather together once a week on Monday at 12:30, to learn the lovely art of expressing your ideas in an organized and impassioned manner. Get your ethos, pathos, and logos on here. 
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