The date and time for FREE PHYSICALS for OCHS and OCMS athletes is April 19th at 9 AM at AOC. To be able to attend, you must sign up in the Athletic Office located in the attendance suite. Bus transportation to and from AOC will be provided and you MUST ride to AOC and back to OCHS on the bus to be able to attend--NO EXCEPTIONS
Buses will leave OCHS at 8:15 on April 19th and return to OCHS when completed. Also, to be able to attend, students/athletes must have the current year (green) physical form that includes the concussion form, completed in total and signed by the parent/guardian--NO EXCEPTIONS!! Current year physical forms (green) are available in the front office or from the Athletic Office. You may also obtain the correct form from the coach of your sport.
If you have questions, talk with the coach of your sport or see Coach Herring.
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.
Georgia Teens Ride With P.R.I.D.E. (Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error) is a FREE, Nationally Award- Winning two-hour course designed to help parents and their new (or soon to be) teen drivers, ages 14-16, learn what they need to do during the 40 hours of supervised practice driving time required by Georgia law. Both the teen and at least one parent are required to attend.
Rather than a technical hands-on driver training course, this program addresses driver attitude, knowledge and behavior of both the parent and new teen driver. Register today! Both Teens and at least one Parent must register to attend.
This program is brought to you by The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Department of family and consumer sciences.
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is a full partner in this program. Find out more at www.ridesafegeorgia.org.
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.
Congratulations to senior Leslie Ware . Leslie has been awarded an all‐expense‐paid 4 week summer study trip to Germany. Leslie was selected as a national winner after scoring in the 99% percentile on the Level IV 2014 National German Exam for High School Students sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Nearly 21,000 students nationwide participated in the exam.
After qualifying with a high score, Leslie submitted responses to several short essay questions in German and in English and was then interviewed by a committee comprised of high school teachers and college professors of German. Leslie is one of forty four outstanding German students selected from across the US to receive the award. The study trip includes round‐trip air transportation to Germany from New York, a homestay in a host family for 2 weeks, attendance at a 2 week international seminar and excursions to places of cultural and historical significance throughout Germany.