C.O. Harrison Elementary School News

2018

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BMS Rummage Sale: 1/19/19

Posted on: December 19, 2018

Help our Bridgetown Middle School #Bobcats get to Washington, D.C. Join us for the annual BMS Rummage sale on Saturday, January 19 from 8-11am in the Bridgetown old gym and the multipurpose room. Pick up some new treasurers including old toys,

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Symphonic Spaghetti Spectacular

Posted on: December 19, 2018

The Oak Hills Band Association presents a Symphonic Spaghetti Spectacular on Sunday, February 24. The event requires reservations. Please email [email protected] by February 10 to reserve your spot. Tickets are just $8 for adults and $6

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Spirit shop holiday hours

Posted on: November 27, 2018

The OHHS Spirit Shop in the commons will be open on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. and also on the following dates for your holiday shopping needs: December 11: 4:30 - 9 p.m. during the boys basketball games vs. Fairfield December 15: 9 a.m. -

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Inclement weather reminders

Posted on: November 20, 2018

As the winter weather can often be unpredictable, we'd like to take this time to remind you of our protocol for sharing updates about weather-related delays and cancellations. There are several places you can go to find district information

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RRMS rummage sale: 12/1

Posted on: November 19, 2018

Our RRMS Rams are gearing up for their spring trip to Washington, D.C. Help them get there by shopping at this year's rummage sale on December 1 from 9am - 12pm. Great bargains and shopping for a good cause. Hope you can make it!

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Breakfast with Santa: 12/15

Posted on: November 19, 2018

The Oak Hills Band Association invites you and your family to attend Breakfast with Santa at Oak Hills High School on Saturday, December 15 from 8 - 11 am. Cost is just $5/adult and $3/child.Join us for pancakes, juice and coffee. We'll have

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Preschool-2nd grade & 4th/5th grade parent night CANCELED

Posted on: November 5, 2018

UPDATE: this meeting has been canceled. We will share an update when a new date has been selected. ********We are excited to announce the implementation of curricular resources associated with Fountas and Pinnell Classroom in preschool through second-grade

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Immediate preschool openings

Posted on: October 22, 2018

We have immediate openings for preschool students at both Delshire and J.F. Dulles Elementary Schools. Call Karen Floyd for information and details at 513-722-7144.

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Great Oaks community forum on levy renewal, 10/22

Posted on: October 18, 2018

Great Oaks Career Campus administrators will be on hand on Monday, October 22 at a community forum to answer residents’ questions about the 2.7-mill tax levy renewal on the November ballot. Great Oaks President/CEO Harry Snyder and Treasurer/CFO Ben

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Active Shooter Training at OHHS; open to the public

Posted on: October 18, 2018

On Monday, October 22, the Green and Delhi Township Police Departments will be conducting an Active Shooter Training for parents and interested community members. The presentation will take place in the auditorium at Oak Hills High School from 5:30

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OHHS open house for prospective students

Posted on: October 8, 2018

Oak Hills High School invites you to our Open House on Sunday, November 4 from 1-4 p.m. The purpose of the open house is to:* showcase many of the great opportunities the high school has to offer directly to students* allow parents to hear from former

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Oakettes celebrate 60 years; join the party!

Posted on: October 8, 2018

Join the Oakettes in celebrating 60 years of the best tradition on the west-side of Cincinnati: the Oak Hills High School Oakettes! Take a walk down memory lane and remember marching to the field with the band, kicklines across the football field and/or gym

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Great Oaks levy information

Posted on: October 1, 2018

Great Oaks has a 2.7 mill levy renewal on the November ballot. Details and frequently asked questions about the levy can be found by downloading this document.

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2017-18 Quality Profile

Posted on: September 25, 2018

For the 5th year in a row, the district is proud to release our #QualityProfile. We hope you'll take a few minutes to review this impressive report highlighting our #highlanderstrong district! You can find this year's report under the About Us

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Highlander homecoming parade route

Posted on: September 24, 2018

It's Homecoming week! The annual parade takes off from C.O. Harrison Elementary on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. Be ready with your camera to snap some photos of the smiling faces and cheer on the Highlanders as they pass. Route information:The OHHS

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K-5 ELA Parent information meeting

Posted on: September 18, 2018

We are excited to announce the implementation of curricular resources associated with Fountas and Pinnell Classroom in K-2 classrooms and Lucy Calkins Units of Study: Reading Curriculum in our 4th and 5th-grade classrooms for the 2018-19 school year. Parents

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Mobile mammography van at 3 district buildings in November

Posted on: September 13, 2018

The Oak Hills Local School District is partnering with Jewish Hospital/Mercy Health to provide Mobile Mammography services in three of our school buildings in early November. This service is open for our staff and community members. Schedule an appointment

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2018 Games for the cause

Posted on: September 7, 2018

It's that time of year and the Oak Hills Highlanders are back with our Pink Games for the Cause!  We have a great line-up of games this fall: September 14:  Football vs. Hamilton, 7 p.m. kickoff at

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Issue 1 election results

Posted on: August 7, 2018

We would like to thank all of our parents, staff, alumni and community members who voted in today’s election. On behalf of the board of education, administrative team and staff, we truly appreciate your continued support and commitment to the Oak Hills

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Your Issue #1 questions answered

Posted on: July 19, 2018

A letter from the desk of superintendent Jeff Brandt: As you are aware, our district placed an operating levy on the ballot for August 7, 2018. As we draw closer to the election date, you may be hearing about or reading social media posts that may not

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Students rock American Heart Association fundraising

Posted on: July 11, 2018

The numbers are in! This year Oak Hills Local School District raised a total of $39,888 for the American Heart Association, an all-time record set by the district in one year. Each school put on and participated in jump-a-tons, basketball tournaments and

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2018-19 administrative changes

Posted on: July 10, 2018

We'd like to share some administrative changes for the 2018-19 school year that were approved at last night's school board meeting. Congratulations to Grant Anderson and Kristin Grote, Oak Hills High School house principals on their recent appointments

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Oak Hills is Issue 1, 8/7/18

Posted on: July 2, 2018

Click here to find answers to frequently asked questions, recording of our tele-town hall meeting and important election dates and information for the special election on August 7, 2018. Oak Hills is issue #1.

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Remembering Mrs. Taylor, 6/23

Posted on: June 19, 2018

We are deeply saddened to share the news that Oak Hills High School teacher, Michele Taylor, passed away suddenly from natural causes on Monday, June 18, 2018. The family has planned a private service. There will be an open house, celebration of

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Tele-town hall recording

Posted on: June 15, 2018

On June 13, we held a live teleconference for district residents regarding the August 7 levy. If you didn't get a chance to participate in the call, you can tune in to hear the dialogue and questions that were asked. Simply click here to listen to the

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Tele-town hall regarding August levy: 6/13, 7 p.m.

Posted on: May 30, 2018

At the Monday, May 7, 2018, board meeting, our Board of Education unanimously passed the Resolution to Proceed with a 4.9 mill operating levy in the August 7, 2018 election. We have posted the answers to frequently asked questions on the treasurer's

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JF Dulles adds free library to school yard

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Thank you to Greater Cincinnati Foundation and their #LearningLinks grant, Mrs. Foster was able to obtain a Little Free Library for John Foster Dulles Elementary School and our local community! What is this? A Little Free Library is

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Oak Hills on August 2018 ballot

Posted on: May 8, 2018

On Monday, May 7, 2018, the Oak Hills School Board passed a resolution to place a 4.9 mill operating levy on the August 7, 2018 ballot.  In the wake of recent school safety tragedies, district and building leadership teams have collaborated with local

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Highlander grad, John Maher '72, donates $100,000 to OH athletics

Posted on: April 24, 2018

We are overwhelmed by the generosity of John Maher '72 and John Maher Builders. On Saturday, April 21, 2018, a group of former wrestlers and coaches gathered at Oak Hills High School and surprised Coach Frank Shaut. A $100,000 gift was made to

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OHHS spirit shop open house, 5/5/18

Posted on: April 10, 2018

The spirit shop will be hosting their last open house on May 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Most items will be discounted by 20 percent. It's a perfect time to get graduation gifts or items for next year! Graduation signs will also be available for

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Free Active Shooter Training for OHLSD parents: 4/9

Posted on: April 3, 2018

The Delhi Township Police Department is offering free active-shooter training for OHLSD parents on April 9, but you must register at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/QOz8yuDz5urHmSN62 Thank you, Delhi

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Special author visit for the Colonels!

Posted on: April 2, 2018

Who doesn't love to curl up with a good book on a rainy day? On a rainy Wednesday, March 28, 2018, the Colonels met Amanda Driscoll, children's book author/illustrator. She shared her process for writing and illustrating children's books, read a story to

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Cheviot Classic Car Show is May 6

Posted on: March 29, 2018

The members of the Western Hills Community Service Club invite you to attend The Cheviot Classic Car Show, presented by Kelsey Chevrolet and sponsored by Dwyer Insurance and Hoeting Realtors, on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Harvest

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Hoxworth blood drive at OHHS, 4/2/18

Posted on: March 26, 2018

Please consider signing up for the Hoxworth Blood Drive on Monday, April 2 as a tribute and recognition for two of our own Highlanders! Adam Haehnle, was an Oakdale, Bridgetown and Oak Hills High School student who tragically took his own life in April of

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3/21/18: OHLSD is CLOSED

Posted on: March 21, 2018

On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the OHLSD 2-hour delay has been changed. The district is now closed today. Be safe if you have to go out and stay warm.

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3/21/18: OHLSD 2-hour delay

Posted on: March 21, 2018

On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the OHLSD is on a 2-hour delay with no AM preschool and no AM kindergarten. Stay safe, Highlanders. 

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Pre-register for safety village now!

Posted on: March 14, 2018

Safety Village celebrates 35 years of safety education for children this year. And, we're pleased to announce that the program is now hosted by Right At School. Pre-registration is now open on their

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Jazz for Kids concert: 4/10/18

Posted on: March 13, 2018

Join us on April 10, 2018 at Rapid Run Middle School for a performance at 6:30 p.m. This free event will showcase students from Oak Hills HS Ambassador Jazz Band, Rapid Run MS Jazz Band and the C.O. Harrison Singers.  It is being made possible with a

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One Hope, One Heart event is 3/23/18 at OHHS

Posted on: March 8, 2018

Please join the Oak Hills community in an effort to raise funds for our 7th Annual One Hope, One Heart fundraiser. This is a family-friendly event that is open to all of the Oak Hills community. This is an event for all ages to enjoy! On Friday, March 23,

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Mandatory language immersion meetings for 2018-19 first-grade parents

Posted on: March 8, 2018

The Oak Hills Local School District recently adopted the Language Immersion program as an official district program.  We are offering Language Immersion in first grade at C.O. Harrison, J.F. Dulles, and Oakdale Elementary for the 2018-19 school year. In

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Community Recycling event

Community electronics recycling day 4/14

Posted on: February 28, 2018

The Environmental Action Committee of Mount St. Joseph University and the Oak Hills Local School District are proud to sponsor a community electronics recycling day on Saturday, April 14 in the student parking lot (north lot) of Oak Hills

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The district arts festival is March 10, 1-4 pm

Posted on: February 28, 2018

Mark your calendars for the 2018 OHLSD Creative Arts Festival at OHHS on March 10 from 1-4 p.m.! The annual festival celebrates and showcases the visual arts and design in the district. Events and activities scheduled for the day include:  2018

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2017-18 preschool openings

Posted on: February 26, 2018

Registration applications can be requested by contacting Karen Floyd, Preschool Secretary, at 722-7144, or by contacting the main office staff at any elementary school office or district office for assistance at 574-3200.

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Submit tips via free OHLSD app

Posted on: February 22, 2018

Did you know you that in addition to searching building calendars, accessing staff directory, catching up on the latest school news, getting weather-related school delay and closing information and sharing photos, you can also submit anonymous tips through

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Hall of Honor call for nominations

Posted on: February 8, 2018

The Oak Hills school board is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Hall of Honor Award. Click here for the nomination form. The winner will be honored at the Oak Hills Alumni & Educational Foundation recognition dinner on May 2 at the Western

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2/7/18: OHLSD is closed

Posted on: February 7, 2018

On Wednesday, February 7, 2018, the OHLSD is CLOSED. The high school athletic signing will be moved to tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. Be careful out there!

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Right at School summer camp pre-registration is open!

Posted on: February 6, 2018

A note from Right at School: Pre-registration that will secure your child’s space for camp, as well as the early bird tuition is now live! You can pre-register at https://rightatschool.com/summer-oak-hills/ - there is no financial

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Annie Jr. at BMS: 3/2 & 3/3/18

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Join the Bobcats for their musical performance of Annie Jr. on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3. Tickets are only five dollars and can be purchased with cash or check made payable to BMS by emailing [email protected] Showtimes are 7 p.m. with an

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OH Band Association craft fair: 3/3/18

Posted on: February 5, 2018

The 2018 Oak Hills Band Association spring craft/vendor fair is quickly approaching! The event will take place on Saturday, March 3, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Oak Hills High School. Admission is $2. Registrations from vendors and crafters for booths

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Avoid the flu!

Posted on: February 2, 2018

As you are aware, flu season has hit our region. The Oak Hills Local School District has the utmost concern for the well-being and health of all of our students and staff during the winter months, but especially during the height of flu season. We continue to

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Spirit shop open house: 2/3/18

Posted on: January 29, 2018

Mark your calendar and plan to visit the OHHS spirit shop on Saturday, February 3, 2018 to grab up some new winter gear!

 

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Teal Power Shoot Out: 1/20/18

Posted on: January 18, 2018

Tune in to Local 12, WKRC, with Liz Bonis at 5:30 p.m. tonight to learn more about our Teal Power Shootout happening this Saturday, 1/20/18 at OHHS. Donate your ponytail at halftime of the girls basketball during our Pantene Beautiful

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Spirit shop open 1/17/18

Posted on: January 17, 2018

The OHHS spirit shop is open tonight from 6:30 - 8 p.m. This is the last Wednesday of the school year the shop will be open. Future Saturday open house hours will be posted as they are scheduled. Come grab some new Highlander gear! 

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1/16/18: OH basketball vs. Elder game is ON as scheduled

Posted on: January 16, 2018

The Oak Hills vs. Elder boys basketball games are on for this evening! Freshman will start at 4:30 pm, JV will start at 6pm and varsity will tip-off around 7:30pm. Tickets will be on sale starting at 3:30 pm at the gates. Adult tickets are $8 and

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RRMS presents Seussical Jr: 1/25-27

Posted on: January 16, 2018

Rapid Run Middle School will be performing Seussical Jr. at 7 p.m. January 25-27, 2018.  Tickets are now on sale for $5 and can be purchased ahead of time by contacting Holly Asman at [email protected]  Any remaining tickets

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1/16/18: OHLSD is closed

Posted on: January 16, 2018

UPDATE: 2-hour delay moved to a CLOSE on 1/16/18. ❄️❄️❄️ Due to hazardous road conditions on several side streets within the district, as a result of yesterday's snowfall, the OHLSD is now

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1/12/18: OHLSD is closed

Posted on: January 11, 2018

On Friday, January 12, 2018, the OHLSD is CLOSED. All Friday evening activities are canceled. #snowday

 

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Kindergarten registration: 3/14 & 3/15/18

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Kindergarten registration is set for March 14 & 15, 2018, from 4 - 6:30 p.m. Please bring your future Highlander kindergarten student with you for a tour of the building and a literacy screening assessment. Be sure to bring the appropriate documentation

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Kindergarten parent-preview night: 2/22/18

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Have a child ready to enter kindergarten next year? Join us at any of our elementary schools on February 22 from 6-7 p.m. for a parent-only kindergarten preview meeting. You will hear a brief presentation from principals for the upcoming school year for your

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Boys basketball game for 1/12 moved to 1/13/18

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Update: The OHHS vs Lakota West boys basketball games on 1/12/18 have been moved to Saturday, 1/13/18 with game times remaining the same: 
Freshman 4:30 p.m. 
JV 6 p.m.
Varsity 7:30 p.m.

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Right At School cold weather programs information reminder

Posted on: January 8, 2018

Dear Oak Hills Right At School Families, Here is a reminder on the cold weather and snow/ice procedures for our programs. Cold Weather Program Offerings: 1. Extended Early Adventures Program during Cold Weather 2 Hour Delay       a. Starts

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1/8/18: School closed

Posted on: January 8, 2018

Due to hazardous road conditions, the 2-hour delay has been upgraded to a closing. On January 8, 2018, the OHLSD is CLOSED.

 

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1/8/18: 2-hour delay

Posted on: January 8, 2018

On Monday, January 8, 2018, the OHLSD is on a 2-hour delay with no morning preschool or kindergarten.

 

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1/5/18: School closed

Posted on: January 4, 2018

On Friday, January 5, 2018, the Oak Hills Local School District is CLOSED. Stay warm and enjoy a good book!

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1/4/18: 2-hour delay

Posted on: January 3, 2018

On Thursday, January 4, 2018, the Oak Hills Local School District will be on a 2-hour delay with no morning kindergarten or preschool. Bundle up and stay warm. We are excited to have our students back!

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