Student Announcements, September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 09:37 AM

Student Announcements

Monday, September 11, 2017

Stuff You Need to Know



This week’s “Word of the Week” is “harrowing” which describes an agonizing feeling. The type of feeling you get when you can’t read a good book.


Deadline for Freshman School physical’s and Senior proof of Meningococcal vaccine is October 13th. If not submitted by October 13th,  student will be excluded from school until forms are dropped off.



Welcome to College Week, Spartans!  There are several activities happening this week to help you plan for after high school:

  • College Mascot Scavenger Hunt – Starting Monday, students can participate in a digital scavenger hunt to find college mascots throughout the school.  Submit your “board” for a chance to win some college swag and other prizes!   Sign up online here:​7ioBlGY6i6bw1eLnfIw9xFfvEweutIUgHkq1vthVsfSg/viewform?usp=sf_link
  • College 101 -  Wednesday 9/13 at 7:00 pm in the Little Theater.  Any student in any grade considering going to college are invited to attend and are encouraged to bring their parents!
  • College & Career Fair - Thursday 9/24, pds. 2-4 in the Spartan Gym.  Over 60 college, military, union trade and specialty schools will be set up in the Spartan Gym.  See posters in the hallways and stairwells for the list of attendees and info on how to sign up to attend.
  • Spartan Plus with a Professional – Are you interested in a career in law enforcement?  Come find out what it takes to join the Chicago Police Department.  Officers will review requirements to apply and how to prepare for the entrance/placement exam.

Questions about any of these events? See or email Mrs. Kenny!


Club/Team News



Spartan Screamers. Do you have school spirit? Do you want to get the crowd going? Become the OLCHS Mascot! Multiple students are needed. Appearances at athletic events, pep rallies, club activities, some special events. Mascot duties include:  throwing t-shirts during events, getting crowds loud and crazy. Best part – no one knows who’s behind the mask!!! Contact Mrs. Vanderwarren or Mrs. Menard for more information at or


STEM CLUB. STEM club will hold its next meeting TODAY at 3:10 in room 222. Come by for a fun activity and to pick our club officers. We will also be discussing future activities and events. If you want to be an officer, you must be present at the meeting.

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