Student Announcements, November 6, 2020

November 6, 2020 09:37 AM

Stuff You Need to Know

Halloween/Fall Poetry Contest Winner- Anna Pohlmeier
To:  All Students
From:  Ms. Conway---Spartan Creative Writing Club Sponsor
Congratulations to the first place winner of our Halloween/Fall Poetry Contest, Anna Pohlmeier with her spectacular poem “On All Hallows’ Eve”.  Anna will receive a $10.00 Amazon Gift Card and a Bag of Jolly Ranchers.  Stay tuned and check your e-mail for our upcoming Winter/Holiday Poetry Contest.  Details will be forthcoming soon.  Congratulations again Anna on your excellent poem! 

Spartans Spread Kindness T-Shirt Sale-  FSCAB is selling “Spartans Spread Kindness” T-shirts (see image). Shirts are $10.

Spartans Spread Kindness

Link to order form:
Place money in envelope with YOUR NAME ON IT. Envelope can be placed in Mr. Krupa or Mrs. Newton's mailbox in the main office. You can also drop off the envelope to Mr. Krupa in the counseling office (office 117) or to Mrs. Newton's classroom (room 223). MONEY IS DUE BY THURSDAY NOVEMBER 12TH.

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 and will be temperature checked and screened for COVID symptoms.  No appointments are necessary. If unable to come to school, please take a screenshot of your issue and email 
Welcome Back Week- Student Council presents… Welcome Back, Spartans!
Friday- Spartan PRIDE Day- Show off your favorite Spartan gear!
                                                2:30pm – Virtual Pep Assembly
                                                Hosted by OLCHS Activities & OLCHS Athletics
                                                Watch via YouTube:
Submit your photos to #olchspride21, #olchspride22, #olchspride23 or #olchspride24
Wellness Screening- The online Wellness Screening via Skyward needs to be completed every day prior to arriving on campus and a "Green Checkmark" needs to be obtained to show you are approved to come onto school grounds. Please read the following important information:   Daily Screening Instructions and  Covid-19 Precautions
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 Boys and Girls Bowling, Boys Swimming and Dive, Competitive Cheerleading, and Competitive Dance. All winter sports will begin tryouts on Monday, 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 11/16 to tryout. All program tryout information can also be found at under the announcements section.

Clubs/Team News

Black Student Union- Movie Showing! Join the Black Student Union for our first movie showing! We will watch the movie 42 on FRIDAY 11/6 at 3:00. Open to all—hope to see you there!
Password: union
Boys’ Swimming and Diving- If you are interested in trying out for the Boys Swimming and Diving Team, tryouts will start November 16th at 3:30pm near the pool. Please email Coach Reiff ( if interested!
Girls Bowling- 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 Monday, November 16th and Tuesday, November 17th 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.  See Coach Faro in room 157 with any questions or email her at
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