Oconee County High School

Yearbook Price to Increase Soon

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 18:53, Thursday, August 21

Next week is your LAST CHANCE to order the OCHS Legend yearbook for $55. Starting in September, the price will increase. Buy yours through next week by bringing $55 to any yearbook staffer or to Mrs. Beckham in C7. You may also buy your book online at www.jostens.com.

Scholarship Opportunity

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 07:35, Thursday, August 21

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.


United States Senate Youth Program

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 09:17, Tuesday, August 19

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.

Senior and Junior Parent Night Monday August 18th

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 16:04, Friday, August 15

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 18Monday, August 25
Senior Parent Night 6:00Freshman Parent Night 6:00
Junior Parent Night 7:30Sophomore Parent Night 7:30

All will be held at the Oconee County Civic Center.

OCHS Welcomes John Barnette

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 09:03, Thursday, August 14

Mr Barnette

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]." ​

Student Pictures

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 08:28, Tuesday, August 12

Picture Day

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.

Student Athletic Passes

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 08:09, Tuesday, August 12

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!

Youth Leadership Oconee

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 15:42, Monday, August 11

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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.

Warriors Most Wanted

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 17:05, Friday, August 8

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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!

Historic Preservation Board Junior Representative

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 07:52, Friday, August 8

The Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc. supports historic preservation in part of its Junior Board of Trustees, a talented group of seven - thirteen high school students whose exclusive mission is to preserve local history. The Junior Board of Trustees devotes many hours of time to meetings, research, interviews, and site visits in the field of historic preservation.

  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.




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