Congratulations goes to 9th Grader, Grant Thomas for his design for the St. Mary's Next Step run on May 3rd. His design will be printed on all the tee shirts. This was a open contest for all students in Athens and Oconee County. We are so proud Grant won! The contest is an interactive educational opportunity to teach students the signs and symptoms of stroke. In the United States, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death. Educating youth on the early recognition of the signs and symptoms of stroke, as well as teaching them how to seek emergency care, will help prevent unnecessary deaths and disabilities. The top 5 designs will be displayed on the Next Step 5K Facebook page and the winner will be selected by the community. All students are invited to participate and everyone can vote on their favorite t-shirt design. The winning design will be announced on the Facebook page and during the Next Step 5K Awards Cerem
OCHS is proud to announce the top 5% of the graduating class of 2014. From this group, the top three honor graduates will be announced at Honors Night on May 20. Congratulations to seniors Noah Abouhamdan, Abbey Berghaus, Cullen Goss, Rob Hardell, Sydney Hasler, Caroline McElhannon, Carrie Neill, Hunter Perlman, Andrew Pritchett, Shanlin Shoemaker, Rachel Wolfe, and Susan Ye.
See flyer at left for session information. Snacks will be served! Remember that EOCTs count for a large portion of your final grade—come and get some extra help!! See your teacher if you have questions.
After Prom tickets will be on sale during lunches beginning Monday, April 14. All juniors and seniors are invited to attend After Prom, even if they didn't attend Prom!Parent permission forms, found at www.afterpromoconee.com, must be turned in when purchasing tickets to After Prom.
Tickets sold April 14 - 19 will be $20, while the price of tickets sold April 21 - 25 will be $25. Last chance ticket sale will be Saturday, April 26 from 10 AM - Noon at OCHS only for $35. The list of students and their guests who have purchased After Prom tickets will be published to the After Prom Oconee website by 5 PM on Friday, April 25.
Volunteers and donations for After Prom are still very much needed! They need about 50 more people to volunteer! Visit the After Prom Oconee website for more information: www.afterpromoconee.com.
Under the Open Meeting Act (O.C.G.A. 50-14-1 – 50-14-6), the Oconee County High School announces that the regularly scheduled School Council Meeting that was scheduled for Thursday, April 17, 2014, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 24, 2014, beginning at 12:00 noon. This meeting will be held in the main school conference room at Oconee County High School.
On Saturday, the Chess Warriors competed in the Georgia High School State Tournament at Emory University. The team was led by Stepan Amirkhanyan who won 4 out of 5 rounds. Others competing for the team score were Ashlie Robertson, Eric Miller, Marshall Reed, Josh Randall, Devin Orrell, Jon McGahee, David Weisenborn, Rishabh Agrawal, Ben Hass, and Ian Van Giesen. Congratulations to the Chess Warriors.