Student Announcements, November 17, 2020

November 17, 2020 09:37 AM

Stuff You Need to Know

College Rep Visits- Representatives from the following schools will be virtually visiting with Spartans this week: 
Tuesday, 11/17 – Northern IL University, 12:30 pm
Wednesday, 11/18 – University of IL – Chicago, 12:30 pm
To attend a 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. 
Tech Help Desk- OLCHS is offering daily iPad and app tech support from 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM in the Media Center.  Students will need to check in at the Southwest Highway entrance, door 7.  All students who come on campus must wear a mask, have their covid screening completed on Skyward and will be temperature checked. No appointments are necessary. If unable to come to school, please take a screenshot of your issue and email
Thanksgiving Food Drive- Student Council is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive all next week (November 16-20) in the Media Center, 8am-3pm. We are also hosting a curbside collection on Saturday, November 21, 10am-1pm outside the Spartan Lobby entrance.  All canned food, personal items and gift cards accepted.  All donations will be given to Faith Lutheran Church and Our Savior’s Church.

Clubs/Team News

Winter Sports Tryouts- Oak Lawn Community High School Athletics is excited to be able to offer winter sports for the 2020-2021 school year! Registration is now open for all winter sports. All winter sports will begin tryouts the week of November 16th. All student-athletes will need to register on 8to18 at and have a valid physical on file with the athletic office prior to 2pm on the day of the tryout. All program tryout information can also be found at under the announcements section.
Competitive Cheer- ***Date Change***
Tryouts for the competitive cheer season have been rescheduled to Monday November 23rd and Tuesday November 24th from 3:30 to 5 in Gym 10.  You must register on 8 to 18 and have a current physical on file to tryout.  Questions, contact Coach Vanderwarren –
Girls Basketball- Attention All Girls Interested In Playing Basketball:
Tryouts are being held this week on Monday, November 16th and Wednesday, the 18th at 3:00.  Make sure to register on 8to18 before attending and you must have a current physical on file. Please be sure to wear basketball apparel and basketball shoes. See you then!
Girls Bowling- ***Date Change*****
Attention all ladies!  Have you missed playing sports and being part of a team?  Well, wait no longer, the winter sports season has arrived!  Girls Bowling tryouts will be Tuesday, November 17th and Thursday, November 19th from 3:30 to 5 at Palos Lanes.  Make sure to have a current physical turned into the athletic office and be registered on the 8 to 18 website.  Everyone must wear a mask and pass the wellness screening to tryout.  All are welcome to try out.  Email Coach Faro with any questions at
Scholastic Bowl-
To: All Students:
From: Mr. Gerny and Mr. DiFilippo
Do you like trivia about history, math, science, literature, pop culture, or sports? Then we have a great opportunity for you. The Scholastic Bowl will be having our first meeting through Webex on Wednesday November 18th  at 3:00 PM. Please join us if you are interested in this fun IHSA activity.
Password: Bowl


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