Presidents’ Day Weekend
Students are likely enjoying this four-day weekend. School will resume as usual on Tues., Feb. 16. Safe travels to you while you enjoy this extended weekend with family and friends.
Sixth-grade Parent Orientation, Feb. 17
There will be a meeting for parents of current sixth-grade students on Wed., Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jr./Sr. High School library. (Use the Osborne Road entrance; the library is located on the second floor.)
The purpose of the meeting is to share information with parents of sixth-grade students who will be making the transition to seventh grade in the fall of 2016. Additionally, Mrs. Browne will be conducting parent tours of the junior high at 9:30 am and 1 pm on Mar. 1, 2, 8, 11, 16, 22, and 25. Mrs. Browne will address individual questions, issues, and concerns as well at that time. If you wish to attend a parent tour, email Erica Silk or call her at 419.534.5376.
We look forward to seeing you and welcoming you to the junior/senior high school. If you have any questions, please feel free to:
- call the school at 419.534.5376
- email Ben McMurray
- email Darcy Browne
You’ll Flip for this Year’s Pancake Dinner
This year’s Pancake Dinner benefitting After Prom will take place on Fri., Feb. 19 from 5-7 p.m. in the OHHS Multipurpose Room. All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, applesauce and more! See how many pancakes you can catch on your plate when they’re flipped in the air! Tickets are $8each in advance and $9 at the door, and can be purchased from any junior student or any parent of a junior class member. Order forms are available here or in both school offices. Proceeds help fund After Prom, a drug- and alcohol-free, fun-filled event, and includes numerous activities, food, and entertainment for the students to enjoy, and would not be possible without the proceeds from the Pancake Dinner. Following the Pancake Dinner, the boys varsity basketball game against Gibsonburg happens at 7:30 p.m. in the High School gym. Game tickets are sold separately. If you have questions or would like to purchase tickets from an Ottawa Hills junior or parent, please email Julie Boesel or call her at 419.351.3205.
Attention 2016-17 Kindergartners!
If your child will be five years old by Aug. 1, 2016, and plans to start kindergarten at Ottawa Hills Elementary School in fall 2016, please call the school office at 419.536.8329 as soon as possible with your student information. Once your name is on file, you will receive mailings about kindergarten registration, orientation meetings and kindergarten screening. We would also like to invite parents of incoming kindergartners to a parent meeting Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. in OHES’s old gym. If you know families who are considering Ottawa Hills Elementary School for their children, please encourage them to attend. Parents will meet the kindergarten teachers, get an inside look into the kindergarten classroom, and about ways to get involved in Ottawa Hills Local Schools. Parents are welcome to stay after the meeting for a brief building tour.
Register for Spring Baseball
Spring is right around the corner and registration for all forms of OH baseball has started:
- Children who are in pre-k, kindergarten and first grade can participate in tee ball and coach pitch baseball. Watch for more information in future email distributions.
- Children in grades 2-7 must get this registration form for house baseball to Rob Gnepper or Jason Griffin by Mar. 17.
- All participants are required to complete a concussion form.
Please note: American League (grades 2-4) House League games are scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays (not Tuesdays/Thursdays). Additionally, National League games (grades 5-7) will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Remember, registrations are due by Mar. 17.
Are You an OHLS Alum? Do You Know an OHLS Alum?
In our endeavor to stay in touch with our OHHS graduates regarding class reunions and school events, Ottawa Hills Local Schools is updating its records. Erica Gatchel Silk (’89) is helping to coordinate an effort to create a school-wide network so that we can communicate with our alumni. Please share any OHHS graduate contact information with name, maiden name, graduation year, address, email and phone number to 419.304.4648 or email Erica Silk. We greatly appreciate your time and help.