Oconee County High School

Congratulations to Mac Escalante

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 07:38, Thursday, July 31

We are pleased to inform you that Mac Escalante, Class of 2017, was chosen as one of five national winners in the recently concluded National Sacrifice for Freedom Twitter contest conducted by the National History Day (NHD) organization and HISTORY® .

The national twitter contest ran from May 26 to June 6 (D-Day celebration) where each day a contest prompt was released at 8 am and students (Grade 6 to 12) were asked to submit twitter entries on the subject matter for the day. The contest drew numerous entries from many students nationwide. The NHD blog site would contain details of the daily contest prompts and 5 daily national finalists chosen (http://thevoiceofnhd.wordpress.com). Mac became a national finalist on Day 2 (May 27).

 

Welcome Back

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 11:02, Wednesday, July 30

Open House will be: Monday, August 4 2:00pm - 4:00 pm
Schedules will be available for pick up at that time.
Welcome to the Oconee County High School website! We hope this site is informative and helpful but we encourage you to contact us to ask any questions you may have about our school. 

We want to thank you for trusting us with your students as we partner to push each of our students to reach their full potential academically. OCHS is committed to challenging each of our students in academics, athletics and the fine arts.

Our students also have numerous opportunities to thrive in our extra-curricular and co-curricular clubs. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time to discuss the progress of your student. We welcome and value your input.

Please like us on Facebook (OCHSwarriors), follow us on Twitter (@OCHSwarriors) and follow us on Instagram (ochswarriors).

Sincerely, Ben Wiggins

 

Senior Portraits at the Civic Center

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 06:11, Tuesday, June 3

While the building undergoes renovations this summer, we will be using the Civic Center for the senior portrait sessions. Seniors can contact Lifetouch Senior Portrait Manager Wendy Welch for their appointment times at 678.794.9554 or email: wwelch@lifetouch.com.

New to Oconee County High School?

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 11:08, Friday, May 23

Welcome to OCHS! Please read our new student information for details of how to make an appointment and what documentation you will need to provide.

Warriors Win Region Director’s Cup and Finish 5th Overall in AAA

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 10:26, Tuesday, May 20

The 2013-14 Oconee County High School athletic programs have won the Region 8-AAA Director’s Cup and finished fifth overall in AAA for the second time in as many years.. The Georgia Athletic Directors Association annually presents the award to recognize those athletic departments in all GHSA classifications who have excelled and shown superior performance.

The boys program racked up 512 points to finish sixth while the girls program scored 489 points which was also sixth. OCHS had a total of 17 programs make state tournament appearances in 2013-14 with nine of those coming from boys programs.

Overall, OCHS had four different teams finish in the top-4 of their respective sport.   This group was led by the spring sports with the boys soccer and golf programs finishing as the state runners-up at the State championships. The Warriors also had third place finishes by the fast pitch softball team and the girls’ soccer team.

Summer School Information

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 08:50, Monday, May 19

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UPDATE State Finals Game Time Change

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 10:29, Thursday, May 15

From Coach Herring:
The GHSA has notified me that because of a graduation issue with one of the teams in the soccer finals, the games Saturday have been changed. Our boys were originally scheduled for a 7:30 game. Now, they will play at 5 PM. the girls finals originally scheduled for 5 PM have been moved to 7:30. 
This will affect the leaving time of the Spirit Bus Saturday as well. Please let students know that the Spirit Bus will now leave OCHS at 2:30 PM. The cost to ride the bus is $10  for students; $15 for non-students--paid in advance. Sign up and pay in Joyce Duren's office. THANKS!

Summer Reading Assignments

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 12:46, Wednesday, May 14

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AP Government
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Honors Ninth Grade English
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Honors Tenth Grade English
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Please find summer reading assignments for AP Literature, AP Language, AP Government, AP US History, AP World History, AP Biology, Honors Tenth Grade English and Honors Ninth Grade English in the folder at left.

In addition, the English department has prepared a list of recommended reading by grade and level. These titles are suggestions for quality pleasure reading over the summer.

Soccer State Playoff

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 11:10, Wednesday, May 14

Our Boys Soccer Warriors will be playing in the State AAA finals against St. Pius X on Saturday at the Woodruff PE Center Soccer Field on the campus of Emory University at 7:30 PM.

We are planning to offer a fan bus, or buses to support our boys. Also, should the girls win tonight, they will be playing on Saturday at the same location at 5 PM.

The bus(es) will leave OCHS Saturday afternoon at 5PM. Students and others may ride the fan bus. The cost for students will be the cost of their admittance to the match ($10); cost for non-students $15.

Anyone interested in attending should sign up and pay in advance in Joyce Duren's office in the Administrative Suite.

Boys Golf Team Advances to State

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 13:33, Monday, May 12

Ben Huckaby Sectionals

The boys golf team finished 3rd in the 8-AAA region tournament on April 22 and their score of 326 qualified them for the state sectional tournament. The sectional was played in Moultrie, Ga. on Monday, May 5. The guys finished in 2nd place with a score of 312.

By finishing in the top 10, they qualified to be one of 16 teams that will compete for a state championship in the AAA State Tournament. This will be on Monday, May 19 at Belle Meade Country Club in Thomson, Ga. 

Members of the varsity boy's golf team are:
Ben Huckaby, Rob Padgett, Jackson Keene, Josh Bar-Haim, Rob Hardell, Robert Keene, Justin Morrell, Roby Redwine

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