District News


Substitute Levy

School board passes resolution of necessity for substitute levy

Posted on: December 21, 2016
Tags: Substitute levy

In order to formally place a substitute levy on the ballot, our Board of Education is required to pass two resolutions:1. Resolution of Necessity2. Resolution to Proceed At Monday’s Board of Education meeting, our Board approved a Resolution of

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Holiday Banner

Happy holidays

Posted on: December 21, 2016

Please enjoy our electronic holiday greeting card! Happy holidays, Highlanders!

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6th Grade SILVER OHYA Youth Football Team

6th Grade SILVER OHYA Youth Football Team won a National Championship at Battle in Rocky Top

Posted on: December 14, 2016
Tags: Football

The 6th Grade SILVER OHYA Youth Football Team has WON a National Championship at Battle in Rocky Top, Knoxville Tennessee.  This topped off a perfect 14 – 0 season.  This team accomplished something no other team in Oak Hills history has

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Mr. Dick Roche

Oak Hills loses a legend

Posted on: December 7, 2016

The Oak Hills community lost a beloved teacher, friend and colleague this morning when Mr. Dick Roche passed away suddenly.  “The Oak Hills Community is deeply saddened by this tragic loss,” superintendent Jeff Brandt shared. “Dick

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Family movie night: Elf

Posted on: December 5, 2016

Join us in the newly renovated OHHS auditorium for a family movie night featuring Elf on December 17 at 7 p.m.! A $5 donation is requested. All proceeds benefit the OHHS Robotics

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Feed a Highlander

Feed a Highlander available on EZPay

Posted on: December 5, 2016
Tags: Feed a highlander

We are excited to announce that students, teachers, parents and community members can contribute to the Feed a Highlander program using the online EZ Pay system. This is an easy and convenient way to participate and provide lunches to Oak Hills High

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Eric Davis

Athletic Boosters announce Stag Speaker: Eric Davis

Posted on: December 1, 2016

Save the date! On Monday evening, January 16, 2017 the Oak Hills Athletic Boosters will host former Cincinnati Reds player Eric Davis as their featured speaker for the annual event. The fundraiser will take place at the Woodlands.


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RRMS rummage sale

RRMS rummage sale: 12/3

Posted on: November 28, 2016
Tags: Rummage sale

Who: YOU!What: Rapid Run Middle School Rummage Sale FundraiserWhen: Saturday, December 3, 9 a.m. -12 p.m.Where: Rapid Run Middle School CommonsWhy: Come out to Rapid Run to support the 8th grade students as

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2016 Momentum Award

DMS and JFD receive 2016 Momentum Award

Posted on: November 18, 2016
Tags: Highlanderstrong, Chooseoakhills, Momentum award

Congratulations Delhi Middle School and John Foster Dulles Elementary School on earning the 2016 Momentum Award from the State Board of Education. This award recognizes schools that have received As on every value-added measure included on

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Alumni Foundation

The Oak Hills Alumni Foundation is celebrating 20 years

Posted on: November 16, 2016
Tags: Oak hills alumni foundation, Alumni foundation

Written by OHHS junior, Abby Dye Oak Hills is a public school district of nearly 8,000 students in nine schools committed to serving the youth with the best education as possible. In 1996 The Oak Hills Educational Foundation formed, since then they’ve

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Lis Klotz

Lis Klotz to receive the Kathe Shelby Outstanding Special Education Leadership Award

The Office for Exceptional Children is pleased to announce the 2016 Outstanding Special Education Leadership Award winners.  Named in honor of Kathe Shelby, Director of Ohio’s Office for Exceptional Children from 2008-11, the award is presented to

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Going Green

Going green!

Posted on: November 10, 2016
Tags: Going green

This November, the Oak Hills Local School District will be taking steps to help reduce the amount of waste produced in each of their schools and educate students about recycling by participating in the Hamilton County school recycling program. The big kick

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 language immersion discussions

Join our language immersion discussions

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Please join the district discussion about language immersion in Oak Hills. Meetings are taking place in all nine buildings. 

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2016 Chevy Camaro

Win a 2016 Chevy Camaro or $15,000!

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Don’t miss your chance to win this 2016 Chevy Camaro (or $15,000 cash) in the Oak Hills Athletic Boosters fall fundraiser. Chances are just $25 and can be purchased online or in the OHHS athletic office, or from an Oak Hills’ student. All proceeds

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You can’t take it with you: 11/4 & 11/5

Posted on: November 4, 2016
Tags: Drama, You can’t take it with you

Come check out, “You can’t take it with you” in the newly renovated auditorium at OHHS tonight or tomorrow. The set is amazing, the show is hilarious and the student talent is terrific. Tickets are just $10 and the show starts at 7pm. We hope to see you!

Photos courtesy of Ray Grothaus.

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Child Find

Child Find

Posted on: October 5, 2016
Tags: Child find

The Oak Hills Local School District has a program in place called ChildFind Service pursuant to state and federal law. This service is designed to locate special needs students, including homeless students and wards of the state, who are not in school or

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September perfect attendance winners

Congratulations September perfect attendance winners

Posted on: October 4, 2016
Tags: Perfect attendance

At the end of each month at OHHS we randomly select 16 students (four from each class) who had perfect attendance for the month and give them a prize.  For the month of September students had the choice of a gift card from Chick-fil-A or a larger

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Challenge Day

Challenge Day

Posted on: October 3, 2016

 By partnering with Asia’s Society International Studies School Network (ISSN), Oak Hills students are fulfilling not only the school district’s mission by having all students “achieve success by graduating with a shared sense of global

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Quality Profile

Oak Hills publishes Quality Profile

Posted on: September 19, 2016
Tags: Quality profile

Oak Hills is among the approximately 70 school districts throughout Ohio to publish a more comprehensive, community-oriented companion to the State’s School District Report Card. Called a “Quality Profile,” the report includes additional

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Pink Ribbon Girls

Games for the Cause

Posted on: September 19, 2016
Tags: Pink ribbon girls, Games for the cause

We are once again working with the Pink Ribbon Girls Organization to raise money for the fight against Breast Cancer.  The following games at Oak Hills will be Games for the Cause:   Girls Varsity Tennis 9/20 vs Hamilton Varsity

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Language Immersion

Language Immersion at OHLSD

Posted on: September 18, 2016
Tags: Language immersion

In response to the recommendations of the OHLSD’s World Language Study Team, organized in 2012, our district has implemented a language immersion pilot at C.O. Harrison, J.F. Dulles and Oakdale elementaries. Through the immersion pilot, we offer

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National Merit Scholarship Corporation

OHHS proud of our 4 National Merit Semifinalists!

Posted on: September 14, 2016
Tags: National merit scholarship corporation

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced its annual list of National Merit Semifinalists, recognizing four seniors at Oak Hills High School. National Merit Semifinalists represent the top one percent of PSAT test takers in Ohio. The students who

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Choose Oak Hills

OHHS open house, 11/6

Posted on: September 12, 2016
Tags: Chooseoakhills

Oak Hills High School will hold an open house on Sunday, November 6 for current 8th graders from Bridgetown Middle School, Delhi Middle School, Rapid Run Middle School and all parochial schools. Any 9th, 10th or 11th grade student or parent who would like

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Oak Hills Band Association craft fair

Oak Hills Band Association craft fair: 11/19

Posted on: September 6, 2016
Tags: Oak hills band association, Craft fair

Save the date. The annual Band Association fall craft fair is set for Saturday, November 19 from 9am-3pm at OHHS. To register and reserve a booth, visit www.oakhillsbandassociation.org and complete the online application. Make your check payable to

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GSC Advocacy Network

OHLSD wants Ohio to follow the recommendations of ESSA; reduce student testing

Posted on: September 6, 2016

District joins more than 50-member strong Greater Cincinnati School Advocacy Network in calling for a new lesson plan for Ohio students – fewer assessments It is a call – again – for more local control. The Oak Hills Local School District

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Kyle Weisker

Kyle Weisker on the mic at GABP, 9/3

Posted on: August 30, 2016
Tags: Baseballforall

Exciting news: If you’re at the Cincinnati Reds game this Saturday, you may hear a familiar voice over the PA during the 5th inning! Our very own Kyle Weisker, class of ’16, will be on the mic. We’re so proud of Kyle and his

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Veteran receives Oak Hills diploma

Veteran receives Oak Hills diploma!

Posted on: August 29, 2016

In March of 1974, Oak Hills High School junior Rick Guilfoyle made the decision to serve his country in the greatest way possible, by joining the United States military. After the passing of his parents, Guilfoyle was faced with challenges that many students

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OHHS Football

Oak Hills vs. Elder football game 9/2/16

Posted on: August 26, 2016
Tags: Football, Highlanderstrong, Chooseoakhills

Friday night, September 2 is our local block party, Oak Hills vs. Elder Football! We are playing at Oak Hills, kickoff is 7:00 p.m. All tickets will be $7 if purchased ahead of time. All tickets will cost $10 at the gate. Ticket Information:OAK HILLS

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After Prom

Eat at Chipotle on 8/31 to support OHHS After Prom

Posted on: August 25, 2016
Tags: After prom

Save the cooking for another day. Eat at the 6455 Glenway Ave. Chipotle between 5 – 9 p.m. and 50% of the proceeds will benefit the Oak Hills After Prom.

Show the flyer on your smart phone to the cashier.

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OHHS auditorium

The OHHS auditorium is open!

Posted on: August 23, 2016
Tags: Ohhs auditorium

What a wonderful ceremony today celebrating the partnerships between alumni, donors, community members, township officials, school board members and our district to renovate the OHHS auditorium. Join us for our first performance on Saturday, August 27 at 7:00

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OHLSD First Day

Say cheese!

Posted on: August 15, 2016

We’ve posted first day photos from all of our buildings on our Facebook page. Check them out and feel free to share your photos using our free Oak Hills app. Just click the green ‘submit a photo’ button and send us your pictures. If you

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Spain Trip

OHHS art teachers take students to Spain

Posted on: August 11, 2016

When you walk into Oak Hills High School, you will see the mission statement in large letters above the front office doors. In ends with the sentence, “Students will achieve success by graduating with a shared sense of global awareness.”

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Oak Hills T-Shirt

Spirit shop open house: 8/10/16, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Posted on: August 9, 2016
Tags: Spirit shop

The OHHS spirit shop will be open during new student orientation on Wednesday, August 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The shop is located off of the Commons and accepts Mastercard, Visa and personal checks with a photo ID. Get your Highlander gear in team for

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Welcome Back Letter

Welcome back letter from Jeff Brandt

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Highlander Community, On behalf of the Oak Hills Board of Education and staff, I want to welcome everyone back for the 2016-17 school year. We are excited about the return of our students on August 15. We have spent the summer eagerly preparing for the

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New Staff 2016-2017

Welcome new staff for the 2016-17 school year!

Posted on: August 2, 2016

We are excited to welcome our new teachers and staff today! It’s going to be a great year. We look forward to their contributions and keeping our district #highlanderstrong.

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Drew Evans

Congratulations, Drew Evans!

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Congratulations to senior Drew Evans, selected as a 2016 Student of Integrity Scholar from the Center for Ethics at the Better Business Bureau- Cincinnati. He has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship toward post-secondary education expenses based on his

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