The Athens Area Human Relations Council, Inc. will soon be selecting students to receive scholarships at their annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Banquet. Graduating 2015 seniors are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is November 1, 2014. Please apply early as you must also gather two recommendations as well as complete a short essay. Most of the scholarships will be worth $500, but a few will go up to $1,000.
Two high school juniors and two seniors from the state of Georgia will be selected for the intensive week-long educational United States Senate Youth Program. This program will take place in Washington, D.C. on March 7 -14, 2015. For complete details, please visit http://www.hearstfdn.org/ussyp/. If you are interested in applying, please see your counselor. A committee will review the applications and one will be selected to have his/her application sent.
You are invited to join us for Parent Night. These are grade-level specific nights designed to parents information on what events, testing, and planning your student should be doing to prepare for graduation and life beyond high school.
|Monday, August 18||Monday, August 25|
|Senior Parent Night 6:00||Freshman Parent Night 6:00|
|Junior Parent Night 7:30||Sophomore Parent Night 7:30|
All will be held at the Oconee County Civic Center.
Mr. John Barnette will be acting assistant principal at Oconee County High School while Brian Dietz is away during a short leave of absence.
Mr. Barnette, a long time educator, coach and administrator here in Oconee County already knows many of the students and families at OCHS and appreciates working with our students.
He has served as interim administrator at OCMS and NOHS during his three years in retirement and is proud to have been asked. Mr Barnette enjoys working with the students he has seen grow up, and helping them "find their way" in his role as an educator. "I can't tell you what it means to continue to serve [Oconee County Schools]."
Seniors can select their senior pose for the yearbook by going to www.shop.prestigeportraits.com or calling 1-800-736-4775. You will need your session ID and access code given to you at the sitting.
The last senior portrait sitting will be September 11th. If you did not have your picture made this summer, see Mrs. Beckham in C7. Re-takes for seniors will be scheduled later in September.
Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors will receive the proofs from picture day by Labor Day. Parents can order a picture package at that time.
Season Athletic Passes are on sale for students in the Athletic Office. Sixty dollars will buy a pass that allows a student to attend every home athletic event throughout the year excluding playoffs. Passes will be sold through August, gets yours today and start taking advantage of the savings and supporting Warrior Athletics.
Support your Warriors!
The purpose of Youth Leadership Oconee is to provide opportunities for young adults to develop leadership skills and the community awareness necessary to address challenges facing Oconee County. 10th and 11th grade students at OCHS who want to further their leadership skills and channel those skills towards helping others and improving their community are invited to apply. Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Office. The applications are due to the Chamber of Commerce by Friday, September 12.
Support Coach Noland, and this year's OC Football Team! Get your WARRIORS MOST WANTED t-shirt for only $12. Print the order form, and turn it in with your money to the front office by August 18th. Thanks for your support! Go WARRIORS!
More information and applications to become a member of this board can be picked up in the Counseling Office. The applications must be received by September 19.
Representatives from the four academies will be present to discuss their requirements and expectations for admittance. All students admitted to our nation's military Service Academies must first be nominated by at least one member of their state's Congressional Delegation. Students who are seeking a nomination from U.S. Representative Paul Broun should submit an application to his Milledgeville office by October 10. Please visit his website at https://broun.house.gov/ for more information.