Student Announcements, September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020 09:37 AM


Word of the Week

FOMENT            fo·​ment                     ˈfō-ˌment
VERB:                      1. Instigate or stir up.
SENTENCE:            Whispering behind people’s backs is one way to foment or instigate trouble.


Stuff You Need to Know

Media Center-The Media Center is holding curbside pickup of books and materials Mondays 12-5pm by the Spartan Lobby. Use this weekly time to briefly & safely stop on campus to retrieve textbooks, library books or other specific class materials. Media Center staff will bring these things to you. 
Remember to check the Media Center Canvas course for upcoming book club announcements. This is a busy month for Spartan readers! The Media Center has lots planned!  
Tech Help Desk- OLCHS will now be 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. 
Virtual College Rep Visits- Admissions representatives from the following schools will be hosting virtual visits for OLCHS this week:
Monday 9/21 – The University of Akron (12:30 pm) and Illinois Wesleyan University (2:10 pm)
Tuesday 9/22 – Millikin University (2:10 pm)
Wednesday 9/23 – Eastern IL University (2:10 pm)
Thursday 9/24 – Dominican University (2:10 pm)
Students interested in participating in these virtual visits should sign up in Naviance no later than one hour before the start of the visit in order to receive the visit link. 


Clubs/Team News

INTERESTED IN JOINING A CLUB?  OLCHS has something for everyone! For club descriptions, meeting times and audition information, please check out our  2020-2021 Activity List.  Get involved and embrace your Spartan Pride!
Frosh/Soph Class Advisory Board
To:  All Freshmen and Sophomores interested in joining Freshmen Sophomore Class Advisory Board
From:  Sponsors Mrs. Newton and Mr. Krupa
Our first meeting will be next Tuesday, 9/22 at 3:00. We will do some introductions and generate some ideas on how we want to organize our club this year as well as how to start promoting school spirit 😊.
Please use this link to join the meeting:
International Club- Are you looking for a little International flavor?  International club is meeting on Tuesday, 9/22/20 at 3:00. We are looking for new members.  We will discuss ways to promote and celebrate cultural diversity here at OLCHS.  Invite your friends to join the meeting. 
Please join the meeting for International Club at 3:00 on Tuesday using this link:
Laugh More, Stress LessLooking for a new club to join this year?  Laugh More, Stress Less is a brand new club created by students! We are a student-run, inclusive organization designed to reduce stress, help members reach their full potential, and of course, laugh! We meet every Wednesday at 3:00.  We will also have virtual dinners every other Wednesday. Want to join? Contact Mrs. Jepsen at
Spartanite Meeting- Spartans join us, today at 3:00pm, for our Spartanite Newspaper meeting! We are excited to add to our crew of reporters, photographers, and editors. Click the Webex link to attend.  We hope to see you there!
Stem Club- Looking for a new club to join this year?  Stem club is back and our first meeting is today at 3:00pm.  We are holding our first meeting of the year where the Club Sponsors Mrs. Diepholz and Mr. Kenny will share information about being a member, whether old or new along with our club President, Allan McAlpine.
Please use the webex link to join the meeting:





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