Oconee County High School

Senior Recognition Ads

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 10:43, Friday, August 29

Senior Ads are Available NOW! Please see the flyer for details.

Student Health Action Plans

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 08:13, Wednesday, August 27

If your student has a health condition that requires a Student Health Action Plan (SHAP) please contact the school nurse to have this information updated for the 2014-2015 school year. Forms can be downloaded from the OCHS website, at this link. These forms need to be reviewed, updated and signed by a parent/guardian on an annual basis. Any medication that is required for these conditions needs to be brought along with the form to the clinic. If you have any questions or require assistance please contact the school nurse, Deena Futris, at 706-769-5566 x 1110.

Join TSA

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 15:49, Tuesday, August 26

TSA is a national organization devoted to students that have an interest in technology.

  • Develop Leadership Skills
  • Attend Organized Meetings
  • Contribute to service projects that help our community
  • Meet and visit with business and community leaders
  • Membership dues- 20.00 
    (Checks made out to OCHS TSA )

Faculty Sponsor : Susan Burger Meetings will be in K14

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 09:07, Tuesday, August 26

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking to award students who have made a difference through volunteer work. If you have participated in community service projects within the past year, please visit http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc and complete the application if interested.

Swim and Dive Team Meeting

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 16:25, Monday, August 25

It's time to again be thinking about our 2014-2015 season! We will have an important pre-season team meeting after school in the OCHS auditorium at 3:45 on Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 9. Information about practice times, coaches, meet schedules, consent forms, attendance policies and fees will be presented then. We will also announce the "ice cream social" date for suit fitting, team orders, volunteer sign up.

So, swimmers and divers, all levels (and JV/middle school students)--and anyone who potentially would like to be a WATER WARRIOR...come to this meeting! BRING A FRIEND!!! Coach Michelle Bond and Coach Madelyne Stephens (both OCMS teachers) will be there to answer all your questions! *Parents are also invited to attend to get information as well. See you on the 9th---and then...at the pool!

Freshmen and Sophomore Night Monday August 25th

Posted by Laura Beckham

Posted on 08:04, Monday, August 25

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.

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.

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]." ​



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