Rising Juniors/Seniors interested in participating in the Young Dawgs program for the 2015-2016 school year, please see Mrs. Frutiger for a Work-Based Learning application. The deadline to apply will be February 20th. Space is limited, first-come basis. Students must have a specific career focus and 3.5 GPA.
The Warriors finish in third place at the Morgan County Christmas Classic. The Warriors had 11 wrestlers place in the tournament.
Tournament Champions: 106 Rudy Rodriguez, 182 Rexx Hallyburton
Runner-ups: 138 Drake Dawson, 160 Chris Couch
3rd place; 132 Jacob Webb, 195 Tay Brown
4th place: 126 Stepan Amirkhanyan, Hwt Jed Woodward
5th place: 220 Dalton Sikes, HWT Matthew Maultsby
6th place: Blake Smith
Warriors compete next in a dual versus Madison Co hosted at OCHS.
OCHS will be an open campus during the final two days of the semester (Dec. 18 & Dec.19) for finals. Students can arrive and depart as needed for exams and WILL NOT need to check in/out these two days. The only time a student will check out is when exams are completed (after ). Students who stay following exams will stay in the cafeteria. If a student is on campus they must report to their assigned class during the time it is scheduled.
1st Block Exams: 8:20 – 9:50
2nd Block Exams:
Fri., Dec. 19
Announcements: 8:15 – 8:20
3rd Block Exams: 8:20 – 9:50
4th Block Exams:
The purpose of the Young Georgia Authors (YGA) writing competition is to encourage students to develop enthusiasm for and expertise in their writing, to provide a context to celebrate their writing successes, and to recognize student achievement in arts and academics. This prestigious competition has been engaging Georgia students for more than two decades and is open to any student currently enrolled in Georgia public schools, grades K -12.
The competition is co-sponsored by the Georgia Department of Education (DOE) and the Georgia Council of Teachers of English (GCTE). WHAT TO WRITE Unlike many writing competitions, the YGA does not provide a prompt to which students must respond or provide any other boundaries to their genre choice or creativity beyond a five-page maximum length limit (if typed, Times New Roman,12 point font, double-spaced).
Entries may include: • Short Stories • Poetry • Essays/Literary Criticism/Analysis • Journalism
Submissions are due February 15th. Please see your English teacher for more information
The 70th Annual State YMCA Youth Assembly was recently held at the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta on November 23rd-25th. Four students from OCHS and one student from OCMS attended. Godfrey Hendrix, a Junior, had his Bill pass in the Senate and in House Committee and was appointed a Committee Chair for next year. Junior Zach Kennedy was elected Secretary of the Senate for next year. Junior Emory Linder was appointed a Committee Chair for next year. Freshman Bess Linder served as a member of the Press and had two articles and multiple pictures published in the event's newsletter "The YA Record". G.W. Hendrix, an 8th grader at OCMS, served as a Page. Governor Nathan Deal spoke at the Youth Governor's Luncheon held at the Atlanta Freight Depot and country music star Trisha Yearwood and her sister were presented with Distinguished Alumni Awards. If you are interested in participating in the upcoming Georgia United Nations Assembly (GUNA) to be held March 5-7, 2015 or in next year's Youth Assembly, please see Counselor Kevin Guthas or check out the website www.yclub.org.
If you would like to place an ad, prices are now as follows:
1/4 page = $75
1/2 page = $150
Full page = $300
These prices do not include the purchase of a book. After Dec.1st, a $25 late fee will be applied to all. After December 15th, a $50 late fee will apply.
Biology plans to do instructional extension for EOCs December 2-4 and December 9-11 from 3:45 to 4:30.
TSA members are here to help you with your personal computer problems. If you have a broken personal computer please let us look at it, there will be no charge.
We can replace hard drives, do data recovery, virus, spyware and malware removal, fix corrupt windows files, set up and configuration of personal computer equipment, like formatting a hard drive, provide technical support. Bring your personally owned computers to k14. TSA thanks you.
The Georgia Parent Survey for the 2014-2015 school year is available. It will be open from November 3, 2014- February 27, 2015. The results from the survey will be used by the Georgia Department of Education to calculate a statewide accountability rating called the School Climate Star Rating within the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI). Please visit the following link to participate in this important survey that will be published statewide as a component of the new accountability system.