District News

2019

woman in cap and gown

Adults can earn an OHHS diploma for free!

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Oak Hills community: Did you know you can obtain a high school diploma from Oak Hills High School through our Oak Hills 22+ Adult Diploma program? This free program is open to anyone age 22 and older who wants to obtain a high school diploma. This

read more …

Mary Schutte

Remembering Mary Schutte

Posted on: May 13, 2019

We are saddened to share the news of the unexpected passing of Mary Schutte, who worked in the food service department for the Oak Hills School District for 33 years. Mary spent seven years at Delshire Elementary and 26 years at C.O. Harrison Elementary. Her

read more …

students in caps and gowns

OHHS Highest Honors students

Posted on: May 13, 2019

Row 8 - Hunter Stoy, Jacob Gorman, Benjamin Young, Emmanuel Zagorianos, Abraham Coogan, Jeremy Moll, David Lawson, Alan Laile, Connor Hilvert Row 7 - Zachary Moeller, Andrew Miller, Samuel Herzog, Ryan West, Daniel Moster, Jacob Willett, Brandon Jones,

read more …

PTA winner headshots

Congratulations to our PTA Educators of the Year

Posted on: May 6, 2019

Congratulations to our PTA Educators of the Year! Our PTAs shared the following information with us about their winners. We are so proud of all of these educators. Thanks for all you do for our students every day! #highlanderstrong Oak Hills High

read more …

ScotBot team and robot

Robotics Camp at OHHS this summer!

Posted on: May 1, 2019

The Oak Hills Robotics team is pleased to offer four summer camps in the areas of Robotics, STEM and 3D Printing. This is a unique opportunity for students in grades 3-6, 6-9 and 7-12 to explore the fields of STEM and allow them to follow their interests

read more …

green box with survey icon

Seeking feedback on our communications

Posted on: April 22, 2019

Highlander fans, we need your feedback! The Oak Hills Local School District works hard to make sure parents, staff, students and community members are informed about events and kept current with school news. We appreciate your honest replies as we review our

read more …

house photos and property maps

Notice of property auction

Posted on: April 15, 2019

Notice of Auction: The Oak Hills Local School District will hold an auction to sell the following properties:   6073 Lawrence Road, Cincinnati OH 45248      Auction Date - April 29, 12:00

read more …

exterior doors of Oak Hills

New visitor procedures for all OHLSD buildings

Posted on: April 15, 2019

In an effort to continue to improve our district safety and security measures, the Oak Hills Local School District, utilizing state grant funds, has purchased the Raptor Visitor Management System. Beginning Tuesday, April 23, 2019, visitors

read more …

students reading together

OH Highlanders & JFD Bears experience the joy of reading

Posted on: March 25, 2019

Tenth-grade book mentors from Oak Hills High School and 5th-grade readers from John Foster Dulles Elementary School celebrated the joy of reading at the third annual Book Festival. The culmination of months of work, the Book Festival

read more …

Highlander hoop stars offer advice to third graders before testing

Posted on: March 25, 2019

Third-grade reading tests are April 16 & 17 across the district and students are busy studying and reviewing for the big day. In the spirit of #MarchMadness our Oak Hills Boys Basketball team prepared this video reminding our students

read more …

student mixing bowl of slime

Spring & summer camps with Right at School

Posted on: March 15, 2019

Right at School is your before and after school enrichment program RIGHT in your school!  Each of our Early Adventures and Right Club programs is led by highly trained staff from our community!  We love being a part of the Oak Hills District and

read more …

Winning Springmyer team with trophy

Destination Imagination accolades

Posted on: March 4, 2019

On March 2, 13 teams from all five of our elementary schools across the district participated in the Destination Imagination, Inc. 18 tournament at Nagel Middle School. Please congratulate the teams who placed, earned special recognition

read more …

two boys in scouts uniforms

Two OHLSD students earn Eagle Rank in Boy Scouts

Posted on: March 4, 2019

Boy Scout Troop 44, chartered by the Bridgetown Middle School PTA, is proud to announce the achievement of Eagle Rank of two of their scouts, Jacob Doerger and Anthony Weinmann.  Jacob successfully completed his Eagle Board of Review on

read more …

Momentum Award certificate

OHLSD receives Momentum Award!

Posted on: February 27, 2019

A round of applause for OHLSD! The Ohio State Board of Education granted the OHLSD a 2017-18 Momentum Award! This award recognizes district's who have received A's on every Value-Added measured included on Ohio's school and district report cards. As a

read more …

Middle school language immersion materials

Posted on: February 26, 2019

Please find the resources shared during our recent middle school language immersion meeting below: Click here for Frequently Asked Questions. Click here for the parent

read more …

Preschool registration notice

Preschool registration is open

Posted on: February 25, 2019

We are currently enrolling students for preschool for the 2019-2020 school year. Contact Karen Floyd for details and information at 513-722-7144.

read more …

Sam Weidner

Sam Weidner to advocate for JDRF

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Congratulations to Oak Hills High School student Sam Weidner, who just received news that he was selected as a delegate for the JDRF 2019 Children’s Congress! This summer Sam will have the opportunity to serve as an advocate for the

read more …

A day in the life of a kindergarten student video

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Kindergarten registration is March 13 & 14 from 4-6:30 p.m. in each of our five elementary buildings. Visit this page for a list of important documents to bring with you as well as your student. No appointment is necessary, simply come by when it's

read more …

basketball team and students in jerseys

Highlanders share the love on the basketball court

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Need a reason to smile today? This.is.it! Thanks to Joey's mom, Emily, for sharing this note with us. Read on...  Dear Coach Price, I wanted to thank you so much for having your team participate in the Special Olympics Ohio basketball event

read more …

Janet with Award

Janet Metsch receives School Meal Hero award

Posted on: February 22, 2019

We are so proud to recognize Janet Metsch for her #SchoolMealHero award from Conagra Brands. Janet Metsch has completed 33 years in food service. "There is never a day I pop in that she does not have a smile on her face or an energetic

read more …

One Hope One Heart logo

8th annual One Hope, One Heart tshirts and tickets

Posted on: February 13, 2019

The One Hope, One Heart fundraising event is set for Friday, March 15 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Oak Hills High School!  Over the past eight years the Oak Hills community has raised over $56,000 and has assisted 24 families facing tragic

read more …

Kindergarten students in classroom

Kindergarten registration for 2019-20 school year

Posted on: February 12, 2019

We look forward to welcoming families to kindergarten registration on March 13 & 14 from 4-6:30 p.m. in each of our five elementary buildings. Please bring your future Highlander kindergartner and attend the registration at your home school. Students will

read more …

student athletes in spirit wear

Congratulations to our student-athletes on signing day!

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Oak Hills Athletics is proud to announce our Highlander student-athletes who have committed to further their athletic and academic careers next year in college and who participated in our College Signing Day on February 6 at Oak Hills High

read more …

empty hallway

Call for nominations: Hall of Honor

Posted on: February 11, 2019

The OH School Board is currently accepting nominations for the Hall of Honor Award. Consider an amazing district volunteer, parent or organization who has had an impact on our district and the lives of our students. Submit your nomination today! The Hall of

read more …

blue ribbon

District receives Auditor of State Award

Posted on: February 7, 2019

On February 4, 2019, the Oak Hills Local School District was awarded the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for excellence in financial reporting for 2018. “Based upon your recently completed financial audit, it gives me great pleasure to inform

read more …

yellow caution sign

Water main break at JFD update: 2/6/19

Posted on: February 6, 2019

FACILITIES UPDATE for John Foster Dulles Elementary School There was a water main break on the grounds of JFD outside by the front entrance around lunchtime. There is running water throughout the building, but they are currently flushing commodes

read more …

map and male figurine on it

Parent meeting: middle school language immersion

Posted on: February 4, 2019

Parents of current language immersion students in fourth and fifth grade: Please join us for a parent meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 14 in the auditorium at Rapid Run Middle School. The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the middle school

read more …

photo of empty classroom

Scheduling meeting for incoming 9th graders and parents: 2/7/19

Posted on: February 1, 2019

UPDATE 2/1/19: This January 31 meeting has been rescheduled for February 7 at 6pm at Rapid Run Middle School. Please note the location change from the originally scheduled meeting. Thanks. UPDATE 1/31/19: The January 31 meeting has been cancelled and will be

read more …

Snow covered road

OHLSD is closed: 1/31/19

Posted on: January 30, 2019

❄ On Thursday, January 31, 2019, the OHLSD is closed. The 8th grade transition meeting scheduled for Thursday night at OHHS has been cancelled and will be rescheduled. #snowday #staywarm

read more …

snow flake and ice

OHLSD is closed: 1/30/19

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Due to the extreme cold forecasted for tomorrow, the Oak Hills Local School District will be closed on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

1/30/19 UPDATE: CCR meetings at Oak Hills High School will be rescheduled.  

read more …

kindergarten students in a classroom

Kindergarten parent information night: 2/21/19

Posted on: January 24, 2019

Parents of students who will be attending kindergarten in the fall of 2019 are invited to a preview and informational night on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Each of our five elementary schools will host a meeting from 6-7 p.m. that night. Parents should attend

read more …

Picture of school in the snow

OHLSD is on a 2-hour delay: 1/24/19

Posted on: January 24, 2019

On Thursday, January 24, 2019, the OHLSD is on a 2-hour delay with no AM preschool or kindergarten.

read more …

student artwork of canoe in the river

Springmyer student's artwork earns grand prize!

Posted on: January 22, 2019

Winner, winner! Congratulations to 5th-grade Springmyer Elementary School student Marilyn Snedaker. Her poster design for the #OhioRiverSweep contest won the GRAND PRIZE! Thank you for recognizing the talent of

read more …

school supplies photo and details about registration day

Parochial registration day for OHHS: 2/21/19

Posted on: January 22, 2019

Any family living in the district wishing to enroll their student at Oak Hills High School for the 2019-20 school year should bring the appropriate documentation and visit the front lobby of the high school on Thursday, February 21, between 4-6 p.m. You did

read more …

Call for nominations, distinguished staff

OHAEF seeking nominations

Posted on: January 15, 2019

The Oak Hills Alumni & Educational Foundation is seeking nominations for distinguished Oak Hills Highlander staff members. Have a teacher who had an impact on you? Nominate your favorite educator today. Winners will be honored in May at the Western Hills

read more …

snowy trees and cancellation notice

OHLSD is closed: 1/12/19

Posted on: January 11, 2019

On Saturday, January 12, 2019, the Oak Hills Local School District is closed. All school-sponsored sports and activities are cancelled and all of our district buildings and facilities are closed.

read more …

Teal Power Shoot Out logo

6th Annual Teal Power Shoot Out 1/26/19

Posted on: January 10, 2019

Join us at OHHS on January 26 for the 6th Annual Teal Power Shoot Out to raise awareness for ovarian cancer during the girls and boys basketball games, 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. A $10 donation earns you tickets to the XU vs. DePaul women's NCAA basketball

read more …

pencil drawing of hands holding and medical bracelet

Oak Hills PTA Reflections winners

Posted on: January 9, 2019

The district-level PTA Reflections winners have been announced. "Heroes Around Me" is the theme for this year's PTA Reflections Program which has been bringing the arts to life form more than 10 million students since 1969. Reflections encourages students of

read more …

students with Steve Chabot and American flag

JFD open house changed to 1/14/19

Posted on: January 4, 2019

UPDATE: The open house has been moved to Monday, January 14, due to snow. We hope you'll join us on Monday from 6-8 pm. ************ We cordially invite you to join us: Sunday, January 13, 2019, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. to celebrate a community Open

read more …