Student Announcements, October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019 09:37 AM


Stuff You Need to Know



SADD: Red Ribbon Week is a major force for raising awareness and mobilizing communities to combat alcohol, drug and tobacco abuse. SADD is helping to raise awareness with our fellow spartans. Visit for more information.

Vaping increases your adrenaline, heart rate, and your chances of having a heart attack. In our school, more than 74% of the student body has observed somebody in the school vaping.  If you need help quitting, see your counselor and call the helpline at 1-800-363-5864


If you are an athlete that has interest in continuing with athletics in college, this is a can’t miss event!  Today, October 21st at 7 pm in the Little Theater, OLCHS athletics and speaker Jack Renkens will provide our community with a free 50 minute seminar on the realities and facts about the college recruitment process. Beneficial for students of all grades and all sports! Hope to see you there! If you have questions about the event, see Mr. Cryan in the Athletic Office.


Attention seniors , now is the time to order your senior gear! Orders are open now through all of October, the shop closes October 31st. You can order and make payments online or through the media center. Show your spartan pride by wearing a class of 2020 t-shirt, long sleeve, sweatshirt, sweatpants, or even windbreaker! Order now! If you have any questions please see Mrs.Wholley in the media center.



Representatives from the following schools will be visiting OLCHS this week:


Monday, 10/21 – Knox College, pd. 8/9 and Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, pd. 10

Wednesday, 10/23 – Savannah College of Art & Design, pd. 2, North Central College, pd. 5/6 and Coe College, pd. 10

Thursday, 10/24 – Michigan Technological University, pd. 2 and Lewis University, pd. 5/6

Friday, 10/25 – Aquinas College, pd. 2 and Northwestern University, pd. 5/6


Students interested in attending these visits should sign up in Naviance no later than 24 hours before the visit. 

Club/Team News

Boys’ Bowling. Boys Bowling tryouts are next week!  If you are interested in trying out you must come to a mandatory informational meeting this Thursday, 10/24, at 3:05 PM in Room 28. If you have an after-school conflict see Coach Walery that morning before school.  Go Green!  #abb #olchspride


Cheerleading. Competitive Cheerleading Tryouts!! October 29th and 30th.  If interested, see Coach Vanderwarren in Office 123 for informational packet. 


Girls’ Track & Field.  Ladies, the time has come to dust off your running shoes and begin our preseason workouts. Have you ever wondered how fast you can run, how high you can jump, or how far you can throw? There will be a meeting after school for all new and old athletes on Monday November 4th in the Junior/Senior Lounge. We will discuss days, times, and expectations of preseason. The preseason workouts start on November 18th  and you must have an updated physical on file. Please stop by room 211 for additional information if you cannot make the meeting.





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