Student Announcements, September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020 09:37 AM
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Stuff You Need to Know

Blood Drive- Help save a life and donate blood!  OLCHS is hosting a Blood Drive on Saturday, Oct. 24th from 10am-4pm in the Auditorium Gym 127.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 877-258-4825 or visit vitalant.org and use code OL94. Appointments are required! Please enter at Door 9 and you must wear a mask!
 
College Rep Visits- Representatives from the following schools will be virtually visiting with Spartans this week: 
 
Wednesday, 9/30/20 – Knox College 12:30 pm, Benedictine University 2:10 pm
Thursday, 10/1/20 – Valparaiso University 12:30 pm, Bradley University 1:20 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. 
 
FAFSA Day- Seniors!  Are you ready for FAFSA Day?!  The FAFSA is now a graduation requirement, and it becomes available to you tomorrow, October 1.  Need help creating your FSA ID or completing FAFSA?  Schedule a time during Mrs. Kenny’s FAFSA Marathon Day. Appointments are available between 7:00 am – 8:00 pm and you can request a time here: https://calendly.com/kkenny-2/fafsa-day?month=2020-10
 
Military Entrance Exam (ASVAB)- If you are a junior or senior interested in joining the military you will need to take the military entrance exam. It is going to be given at OLCHS on Wednesday, November 4th. You do have to be registered in order to take the exam. If you are interested, please complete this survey.
 
Schedule Change – October 5 – 8 | Four Day School Week, Friday No School
Due to our staff institute day on Friday, October 9, we will be altering the class schedule for Monday, October 5 thru Thursday, October 8.  In order to maximize class time we will be eliminating schedule A from the week and only following schedules B and C.  The following bell schedules will be used for each day.  Zero hour will continue to meet each day at its regularly schedule time of 7:00 AM.
 
Monday, October 5 – Bell Schedule B (Periods 1 – Period 4/5/6)
Tuesday, October 6 – Bell Schedule C (Periods 6/7/8 – Period 10)
Wednesday, October 7 – Bell Schedule B (Periods 1 – Period 4/5/6)
Thursday, October 8 – Bell Schedule C (Periods 6/7/8 – Period 10)
 
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. If unable to come to school, please take a screenshot of your issue and email ipadsupport@olchs.com

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!
 
Spartan Creative Writing Club- Just a reminder that we will be meeting virtually via Webex @ 3:00 today.  Hope to see you there!  New members are always welcome.  Please e-mail cconway@olchs.org if you need our meeting link.
 
 
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