Freshmen: This week’s word (term really) is opposing claim which is a claim that does not support your point. An example sentence: By addressing an opposing claim, you actually strengthen your argument by showing you have looked at both sides of a subject. See your science teacher for your word chart.
*Summer school applications for all current OHS students will be available in the back office starting Wednesday, February 12th. Once completed, turn it in at your counselor’s office for their approval and signature.
*All incoming freshman can pick up an application when the OHS Counseling Team visits their school to select their 2020/2021 courses. The completed applications can be turned in at Freshman Parent Nights March 2nd, 4th or 5th.
Save the Date—OHS’ Open House is scheduled for February 27, 2020. Our “Showcase at The Hive” starts at 6:00PM to 7:30PM, at the PAC, and concludes with visitations in the various disciplines/subjects at 8:30PM. We will have food sales, by our clubs and sports teams, and community organizations will be present providing information about their services throughout the quad. We will be inviting our incoming freshmen–class of 2024. Come join the fun! Ask your teachers about possible extra-credit for attending our annual Open House at the hive.
Come join the fun at our “Jacket Jubilee” on February 28, 2020! We will have our 2nd annual festival with clubs and sports selling goodies and providing fun activities. Bring your “ca-ching (money)” and purchase your festival tickets. Ticket sales will begin on 2/24/2020 at the ASB window. Money will not be received at the booths/stands. If your club or sport is interested in setting food or providing an activity booth, please see assistant principal Ms. Lauren Rodriguez or Ms. Paula Escamilla in the back office.
*Grad Nite Ticket Sales have started! Six Flags Gradnite will be Friday, May 22nd. Tickets are $140. Disneyland Gradnite will be on Friday, June 12th after graduation practice. The price is $225. Tickets are non-refundable. Each senior can purchase one ticket per Gradnite. Find out more info on ASB’s social media pages such as deadlines for each. There is a limited quantity so buy yours while you can with the bookkeeper
Young Life, Party with a purpose, in B114 at lunch today (Wednesday). We look forward to seeing you.
Congratulations to the new 2020-21 FCCLA Region 7 President, Rafael Apodaca, and Treasurer Guillermo Rodarte. There will be a club meeting next Weds, March 4th in K136. All students interested in Culinary Arts, Entrepreneurship, Baking&Pastry, and Fashion are welcome!
Black Student Union Is hosting our annual Black History Program for families and the community on Friday2/28 from 6:30-8:30pm in the OHS PAC. You may get to see a preview at the assembly on Thursday but there will be more to see on Friday evening. Come hear the sounds of African drumming, the voice of community leaders, come see your OHS BSU students in the Fashion Show and MORE! we are asking for a $2 donation at the door.
Seniors that wanted senior portraits and for whatever reason didn’t get them done, come sign up in K-122 for a time in the studio to get professional photos taken by our Honors Photography Class.
PTSA student members: volunteer for Open House for PTSA on Thursday Feb 27 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. We will be selling Bundt cakes and collecting membership. This is a good way to get in volunteer hours – especially if applying for our senior scholarship.
Our annual Breaking the Silence Charity Concert will be hosted by the Mental Health Club in May. If you would like to participate, please see Mrs. Murillo in room B113 to sign up for auditions, which will take place on March 18th.
College and career center:
*Cheer tryouts will be April 27th to May 1st. In order to tryout, you must attend one of the information meeting with a parent or guardian. The information meetings will be March 10th from 5 to 6 PM or March 21st from 10 AM to 11 AM in room B 109.