Oak Hills High 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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Coca-Cola Gives Program and our students

Posted on: December 19, 2018

Students in the Oak Hills Work Study program are practicing a variety of work skills in a new way this semester by participating in the Coca-Cola Gives program.  Work Study students collect bottle lids from a number of drop-off locations around

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2018 Fall "Celebrating Art" Students to be Published!

Posted on: December 18, 2018

"Celebrating Art" is devoted to the promotion and appreciation of student art. The intent of their student art contest is to motivate student artists. The top entries are published in an anthology that will record the creative works of today’s student

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CCR Meeting for grades 9-11

Posted on: December 18, 2018

     Sign-ups for Freshmen, Sophomore, and Junior College and Career Readiness (CCR) meetings have begun!  CCR meetings provide an opportunity for you to meet as a student-parent-teacher team to discuss your child’s future plans and

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: December 18, 2018

Congratulations to our Highlander athletes named GMC Athletes of the Week! Week of December 17th -  Sierra Dance       Wrestling         Sr. Sierra Dance is a Matscot captain. She managed

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"Portraits of Kindness" at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Posted on: December 12, 2018

The OHHS Drawing and Printmaking students are exhibiting this year’s Memory Project portraits at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts. The Memory Project exhibition showcases portraits created for the Rohingya refugee children before they are sent off

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: December 11, 2018

Congratulations to the Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week: Week of December 10  - Abbey Schmidt     Girls' Swimming     Sophomore    Abbey is a straight A student and 100% dedicated to all that she does. At

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Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

Posted on: December 11, 2018

Congratulations to Cam Gramke - Girls' Basketball and Jacob Berkemeier - Boys' Basketball for being named Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week!

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"Winged Wonders" Visit OHHS for "Art in Root"

Posted on: December 10, 2018

Studio Art AP students from Groh and Schorsch’s classes were visited by some "Winged Wonders" as a part of the "Art in Root" program they are participating in this year. “Art in Root” is a three-step program designed to create connections

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Jimmy John's Highlander Athletes of the Week

Posted on: December 4, 2018

Congratulations to Junior Dy'Jhanik Armfield - Girls' Basketball and Freshman Brandon Mitchell - Wrestling for being named Jimmy John's Highlander Athletes of the Week!

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GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: December 4, 2018

We are underway with the Winter season at Oak Hills High School!  Congratulations to the following Highlanders for being named GMC Athletes of the Week! Week of December 3 -  MacKenzie Harbin         Sr.   

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Featured artists from OHHS

Posted on: November 29, 2018

The Art and Design Department are sharing two featured artists. Alexis Hetzel   -  Grade 11   Artist Statement:  "I am a junior, and I have taken art every year except 8th grade. I never really was confident in my artwork until

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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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OHHS Community Service

Posted on: November 27, 2018

OHHS Community Service Club cleaned up the community on Wed 11/14 by decreasing litter in the area. Students and staff got thumbs up and beeps from those driving by and one resident came out to thank the group for doing this service.  If you would like

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Got game?

Posted on: November 27, 2018

On November 16, Branden Middendorf, Chairman of the Cincinnati chapter of the International Game Developers Association, visited Oak Hills High School. He met with the game development students to discuss the local game development community, career preparedness in the industry and upcoming events students can attend.

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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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2018 Thomas More University Juried Art Exhibition

Posted on: November 15, 2018

The 2018 Thomas More University Juried High School Exhibition participants have been announced! Congratulations to the following OHHS Art and Design students whose work was selected for the exhibition: Allyson AlbertzPaula ConnollyKayla JavorskyMia

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Celebrating Art: Summer 2018 High Merit Student Announced

Posted on: November 14, 2018

Congratulations to the OHHS Art and Design student whose art was selected as a High Merit piece for the Summer 2018 Celebrating Art competition and publication! Having a High Merit award means the art was an exceptional piece. Out of

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Over $12,000 raised for the Games for the Cause!

Posted on: November 14, 2018

Oak Hills Athletics and the Pink Ribbon Girls just wanted to say THANK YOU for the generous support the OH community has shown us for our 2018 Games for the Cause Pink campaign!  We collected a total of $12,273! THANK YOU to our fall sports

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Exchange students visit Cincinnati Art Museum

Posted on: November 8, 2018

The AP Art History and Studio Art AP students explored the Cincinnati Art Museum and made a quick stop in Eden Park with our 14 Guatemalan Exchange students from La Antigua. Part of the exchange is to experience the rich cultural resources related to the

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Congrats to our Highlander Award Winners

Posted on: November 8, 2018

Congratulations to our Highlander Award winners for the 2018 Fall season which were presented to our Varsity student-athletes at Monday night's Fall Awards program! The Highlander Award is not an MVP Award in the traditional

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1st Quarter Honor Roll

Posted on: November 1, 2018

Congratulation to our 1st Quarter Honor Roll Students - 

Highest Honors

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Candyland surprise!

Posted on: October 29, 2018

Almost three years ago, Anita Deutschle who is the front office secretary at OHHS, was hired. With her smile and pleasant attitude came a single candy dish on her desk. Over time, she added a few more bowls of candy and even some dispensers as her sweet treat

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“Portraits of Kindness: A Memory Project Exhibition” at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Posted on: October 25, 2018

The OHHS Drawing and Printmaking students will be exhibiting this year's Memory Project portraits at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts. The Memory Project exhibition will showcase portraits created for the Rohingya refugee children before they are sent off

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CCR day - learning about careers

Posted on: October 25, 2018

Today, Oct 25th as part of the CCR Day, students from Mrs. Mikos and Mr. Macke's class learned about job opportunities through Home Depot including: application process, interviewing skills and career readiness skills for competitive employment. Thanks to

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OHHS Veterans Day assembly: 11/5/18

Posted on: October 25, 2018

All veterans are invited to Oak Hills High School on Monday, November 5 from 8-10:15 a.m. for a special presentation including student performances, tribute videos, guest speakers and more. We are honored and proud to thank you for your service to our

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Legal Issues Field Trip

Posted on: October 25, 2018

Mr. Wandsnider's Legal Issues students visited the Hamilton County Justice Center and Courthouse on October 24th, 2018. The students sat in on arraignment hearings, an actual court proceeding of a criminal case, and toured the jail facility. The opportunity

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Pyramid Hill Field Trip with the Guatemalan Exchange Student

Posted on: October 24, 2018

On a brisk Tuesday in October, Studio Art AP, AP Art History, and Sculpture students explored Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park with our 14 Guatemalan Exchange students from La Antigua. Part of the exchange is to experience life in today's America, which

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GMC Athletes of the week

Posted on: October 23, 2018

Congratulations to the following Highlanders for being named GMC Athletes of the Week! Week of Oct. 22nd Zachary Moeller         Senior         Boys' Soccer In two tournament games last

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Support the band in competition

Posted on: October 22, 2018

Come cheer on the band! Their final competition of the year is this Saturday, October 27, at Colerain High School. They are one of 22 bands competing throughout the day and evening. They are scheduled to perform at 8:45 pm. Let's pack the stands to support

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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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GMC Athletes of the week

Posted on: October 16, 2018

Congratulations to the Highlanders who were named GMC Athletes of the Week! Week of October 9th - Zachary Moeller         Sr.         Boys' Soccer Zach set a school record in a 6-3 victory over Sycamore

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GMC Athletes of the week

Posted on: October 16, 2018

Congratulations to the  Highlander athletes for being named GMC Athletes of the Week! Week of October 15th -  Sam Seibert       Sr.   Boys' Cross Country Sam ran a lifetime best of 17:01 on Saturday at the GMC

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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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Congrats to 2016 grad

Posted on: October 3, 2018

Those who have taught, or worked with 2016 OHHS graduate Taylor Helms know that she is a powerhouse of talent and one of the most hardworking artists in our community. Taylor created numerous sets for OHHS productions (and continues to come back to

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OHHS Chinese students take field trip

Posted on: October 3, 2018

Oak Hills students who are studying Chinese at OHHS took a field trip to Miami University in Oxford.  This field trip was last Friday (9/28). Our students practiced Chinese Kung Fu and designed their individual kites before the field

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Competition this weekend - Oct 6th

Posted on: October 2, 2018

Marching Highlanders to compete this Saturday -  La Salle High School Invitational Saturday, October 6, 2018 OHHS is 1 of 19 bands competing and we perform at 7:30 pm $8 admission for adults, $3 for kids 12 and under Come on out and root

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GMC Athletes of the week

Posted on: October 2, 2018

Congratulations to the Highlanders who were named GMC Athletes of the Week! Week of October 1st -  MacKenzie Hoy         Jr.      Girls' Tennis Mackenzie had another great week of tennis. Mackenzie and her

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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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World Affairs Council at Oak Hills

Posted on: September 27, 2018

A group of 25 students from Modern World Issues, AP Comparative Government and International Studies participated in a roundtable discussion with an international delegation from the European Union.  With representatives from France, Germany, Italy,

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Partners Club takes a field trip

Posted on: September 27, 2018

The OH Peer Partners Club spent the day on Wednesday, September 26 at Whitewater Park.  The Special Olympics event had to cancel due to wet grounds so they spent their time building friendships.   Everyone enjoyed the day by walking the park trail and eating a picnic lunch. 

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AP Psychology Need help

Posted on: September 26, 2018

In four AP Psychology classes students are working towards a goal other than grades.  Say whaaaat?  How?  Students work on advancing on a game board, each box comprised of an activity or task important to the class, with opportunities to

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2018 Highlander Homecoming court

Posted on: September 25, 2018

Introducing your 2018 Oak Hills High School Homecoming court! Timothy Doyle, Alaa Habbas, Michael Balor Appiarius, Jacob Berkemeier, Zachary Moeller, Alexander Hughes, Benjamin Murray, Aaron Tam Alexandra Azucena, Thalia Georges, Ellie Sturm,

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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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Our German Visitors

Posted on: September 25, 2018

Thursday, September 20 marked the end to another successful year of the Oak Hills Dingolfing German Exchange Program, 33 years and counting!  This program is a three-week exchange program that begins with the German students visiting Oak Hills

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3 National Merit Semifinalists

Posted on: September 25, 2018

National Merit Semifinalists We are very pleased to announce that Oak Hills High School has three National Merit Scholarship Program SEMIFINALISTS! Congratulations to Sam Herzog, Grace Bollinger and Ryan West. These three students are among 16,000 students

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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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Pink Ribbon Soccer Games

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Thank you to all who came out to support our Boys' and Girls' Soccer teams for their Games for the Cause on a very wet and rainy Saturday! The teams all looked great in their pink uniforms and their tributes in support or in memory of family and friends

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International Day of Peace and OHHS students

Posted on: September 21, 2018

The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") is observed around the world each year on September 21. Established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all

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NAHS and The Memory Project

Posted on: September 20, 2018

National Art Honor Society students at OHHS have elected to participate in The Memory Project as part of their community service again this year. Many of the students have previously participated in the project through the Drawing and Printmaking course, and

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OHHS Band - Reserve Grand Champion

Posted on: September 18, 2018

The OHHS Marching Highlanders took home Reserve Grand Champion, 2nd place overall out of 10 bands, at this past weekend's Taylor Band Premiere Marching Band Competition! A huge congratulations to these fantastic students. The Marching Highlanders next compete

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GMC Athletes of the week

Posted on: September 18, 2018

Congratulations to the following GMC athletes of the week: Week of September 17 -  Caroline Eichhorn      Girls' Tennis    Jr  Caroline and her partner, Mackenzie, fell in a tough 1st Doubles match in a third set

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OH Games for the Cause

Posted on: September 18, 2018

Thank you to everyone who supported the OH Games for the Cause on Friday, Sept 14th at the football game! It was a great night as we were able to raise money for the Pink Ribbon Girls and the Highlanders beat Hamilton!   We continue our Games for

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Funeral services for Conner Cain

Posted on: September 13, 2018

The visitation for Conner Cain will be held on Monday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Delhi. Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation. The family has asked for those attending to wear pajama

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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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Mourning the loss of Conner Cain

Posted on: September 12, 2018

Dear Highlander community, Last night, I was notified of the tragic death of one of our students, senior Conner Cain. Conner was involved in an automobile accident on Monday morning, resulting in injuries from which he was unable to recover. Please keep the

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GMC athletes of the week

Posted on: September 11, 2018

Congratulations to our Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week: Week of Sept. 10th -  Carson Lewis    Sr.   Boys' Soccer Carson scored once directly off a corner kick and had an assist in a 4-0 win at Kettering

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International Peace Day is 9/21 ~ view our art!

Posted on: September 7, 2018

The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on September 21. Established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace

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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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3 OHHS students named to all-state choir!

Posted on: September 7, 2018

Three OHHS students have been named to the 2019 Ohio All-State Choir. The auditioned choir is made up of the top choir students from around the state. They will perform in Cleveland, OH on Saturday, Feb. 2 for the annual OMEA -

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Congratulations to Enquirer athletes of the week

Posted on: September 4, 2018

The Cincinnati Enquirer nominated athletes and teams each week.  This past week, the Enquirer named the Oak Hills Football Team as the Top Ohio Football Team, Ethan Myers was named Top Ohio Football Player, and Sydney Jones was named Top Tennis

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GMC athletes of the week

Posted on: September 4, 2018

Congratulations to our Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week: Week of Sept. 4th -  Julia Galloway           Girls' Tennis        Sr. Julia got two GMC wins over Colerain and Middletown and is now 7-2 on

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Painting the town!

Posted on: September 4, 2018

Cincinnati Paints by Numbers: Fiona This summer marked the launch of a new mural series by ArtWorks: Cincinnati Paints-By-Numbers. The rotating mural project provides the public the opportunity to purchase a ticket and paint alongside the ArtWorks team. The

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Got the bug to travel?

Posted on: September 4, 2018

Mr. Groh will be unveiling his 2020 European adventure later this September. Starting in 2014, Mr. Groh has been taking a group of current and former Oak Hills students on an educational trip overseas.  These travelers have visited the Eiffel Tower,

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A mural project of visionaries

Posted on: September 4, 2018

OHHS Art and Design junior Emma Sedlack worked as an Apprentice this summer on the ArtWorks and Visionaries + Voices partnership mural located in Oakley. The goal of the project was to build a more inclusive community through creative collaboration between

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Women's Art Club of Cincinnati

Posted on: September 4, 2018

Taylor Helms, an OHHS Art and Design 2016 graduate, worked as an Apprentice this summer on the 125th anniversary mural for the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati. Artist Tine Westerkamp designed this beautiful piece for the oldest and longest running

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Paint the Town Red!

Posted on: September 4, 2018

While the students were busy at work beautifying Cincinnati this summer, OHHS Art and Design teacher Jamie Schorsch was creating a large scale mural for the Miami University Regionals: Hamilton Campus. Schorsch was a part of a team of

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OHHS Drama Club announces season shows

Posted on: August 30, 2018

The OHHS Drama Club is proud to announce their shows for the 2018-19 season. Shows are at 7 p.m. at OHHS and all tickets are $10. Reserve yours by calling 513-922-2300 or email [email protected].

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OHBA to kick off $60K sousaphone fundraiser campaign

Posted on: August 30, 2018

As many of you know, Oak Hills Bands has been a great pillar of our community for decades. Its traditions combined with the immense hard work of our wonderful students, former and current, has spurred great growth in our program over the past few years, and

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Band competition season

Posted on: August 30, 2018

The 2018 OHHS Marching Highlanders are excited to enter their second season of competitive marching in the Mid-States Band Association! Please come and check out any of our three competitions this season: 9/15 @ Taylor HS 10/6 @ La Salle HS -

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PSAT for Sophomores and Juniors

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Oak Hills High School will be offering the PSAT on Saturday, October 13th, 2018.  The test is open to all OHHS Sophomore and Junior students. Registration will begin Monday, August 27th and will end Friday, September 7th. Registration will be completed

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College and Career Readiness Meeting for Seniors

Posted on: August 22, 2018

Sign-ups for Senior College and Career Readiness (CCR) meetings have begun!  The senior year CCR meeting is the most important and the format will be completely different than what you have experienced in the past.  Senior CCR meetings provide an

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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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OH GMC Athletes of the Week for Spring

Posted on: August 1, 2018

Congratulations to the Highlander athletes who have been named GMC Athletes of the Week during the Spring Sports’ season! Your hard work, determination, and outstanding performances have been recognized by the Highlander and GMC communities! Lasse

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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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Paint the Town Red

Posted on: July 13, 2018

OHHS Art and Design teacher Jamie Schorsch has been hard at work this sweltering summer creating a large scale mural for the Miami University Regionals Hamilton Campus. Schorsch is a part of a team of three other local artists: John McCoy, Abby Martin and

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Ben Hageman named new Athletic Director

Posted on: July 12, 2018

Ben Hageman was approved as the new Oak Hills Athletic Director at the July 10 Board of Education meeting. "After spending the first 19 years of my career in the classroom, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work in athletics at Oak Hills. This

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Cincinnati Enquirer announces......

Posted on: July 12, 2018

Congratulations to the following Highlander athletes for being named Cincinnati Enquirer 2018 Ohio Spring All Stars! Baseball Tyler Murphy - Sr - Second Team Nick Deifel - Sr - Second Team Drew Wetterich - Sr - Honorable

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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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Honors English Summer Reading

Posted on: June 14, 2018

The English Department is pleased to announce that all students entering Honors English II, Honors English III, AP Seminar, AP Language and Composition, and AP Literature and Composition will take part in summer reading for the 18-19 school year. Please view

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Congrats to our All-American Diver

Posted on: June 14, 2018

A HUGE congratulations to Elizabeth Cron who was named a 2017-18 NISCA/Speedo Girls One Meter Diving All-America! We wish you the best of luck at the University of

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Book Mentors promote reading

Posted on: June 12, 2018

On February 22 and 23, the Oak Hills High School media center hosted a book festival and luncheon to celebrate the work our high school book mentors have been doing with 4th and 5th-grade students from J.F. Dulles Elementary. Activities on

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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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OH Spring Sports Awards

Posted on: May 24, 2018

The 2018 Spring Awards were held last night and Highlander Awards and individual team awards were given out to our student-athletes. The Highlander Award is not an MVP Award in the traditional sense, but rather recognition of the person that

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Highlander Regional

Posted on: May 23, 2018

Congratulations to our Regional qualifiers for Track & Field: Nathan Shelby -  110 hurdles Luke Neuhaus - Discus  Mitch Luken - 800m Drew Toon - 1600m Hannah Bennett - 800m Michael Radcliffe, RJ Linenkugel, Drew Toon, Mitch Luken - 4x400m

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Seniors create legacy murals in mile-long hallway

Posted on: May 21, 2018

Ms. Kopf's and Ms. Schorsch's Painting and Mixed Mixed Media students have been busy creating murals as a culminating collaborative project over the course of the past month. Each Painting and Mixed Media class designed and created one mural panel that

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Congratulations grads!

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Congratulations Highlanders! On Monday, May 14, we held a wonderful graduation ceremony for some of our students with special needs. We are so proud of their accomplishments. Thank you Michael Buchert for playing the bagpipes, UnCommon Time for singing the

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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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Senior Olivia Brown wins Western Hills Community Service Award

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Congratulations to Olivia Brown, OHHS senior who is Wright State bound, on her Western Hills Community Service Club Personal Achievement Award! Also, congratulations to her incredible parents, Scott and Jennifer Brown -- Scott teaches 6th grade at Bridgetown and Jennifer teaches 4th grade at Dulles.

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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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Cincinnati Enquirer 2017-28 Winter Season All-Stars

Posted on: May 8, 2018

Congratulations to the Highlanders who have been named 2017-18 Winter season Ohio Division 1 All-Stars by the Cincinnati Enquirer: Boys' Bowling Kurt Francisco - Coach of the Year - Coach Francisco guided the Highlanders to the No. 1 overall

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Cross Country Student and Parent Meeting

Posted on: May 8, 2018

If you are interested in running cross country next year, please attend the meeting below -]

Monday, May 14
6:30 pm
OHHS Media Center
Parents and athletes, boys and girls
Incoming freshman and those currently in high school.

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Poster of play

Hilarious Oak Hills Spring Farce

Posted on: May 1, 2018

Oak Hills High School Drama Club  proudly presents -  SEE HOW THEY RUN! Thursday, May 3rd  Friday, May 4th Saturday, May 5th 7:00pm  Oak Hills High School Tickets are $10 To order tickets,

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Making a clean sweep!

Posted on: April 30, 2018

There's a new community service club at the high school with a mission to clean up the litter that is collecting on our roadsides and in our neighborhoods. On Saturday 4/28/18, a group of OHHS students and teacher Susan Kallschmidt did litter clean up around

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Lead the way - go OHHS

Posted on: April 27, 2018

Eighteen of our juniors participated in a leadership training presented by the University of Cincinnati's Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.  The training was the Sigma Phi Epsilon Leadership Academy (SPELA).  Leadership was the focus but our

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French students placed in National French Exam

Posted on: April 27, 2018

In our best showing to date, these 7 French students placed in the National French Exam.  Silver          85th percentile (Logan Herr French 3) Bronze       75th percentile (Josh Presnell AP and Amanda

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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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Bowlers - knocking down the awards

Posted on: April 24, 2018

Congratulations to Highlander bowlers, senior Alex Rieger and sophomore Chase Francisco, for being nominated for the 2018 Cincinnati.com Sports Awards.  The Cincinnati.com Sports Awards recognizes and honors the top athletic accomplishments in Greater Cincinnati High School Sports.

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Our Cincinnati Hall of Fame Winner!!

Posted on: April 24, 2018

We would like to congratulate OHHS basketball player Ben Zahneis for receiving the Don Hughes/Greater Cincinnati Basketball Hall of Fame $500 Scholarship! He will be recognized at the Greater Cincinnati Basketball Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony

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OHHS sophomores present to school board about Hope Squad

Posted on: April 23, 2018

Take note of these smiling faces because these Highlander sophomores are leaders among their peers and going places! Tonight they presented to the Oak Hills school board about their idea to start a Hopesquad at Oak Hills. They were prepared, poised

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Art and Music - what a great combination

Posted on: April 18, 2018

Ten years ago, Oak Hills alumnus Gretta Blankenship opened Aroma’s Java & Gelato on Bridgetown Road. Gretta and her husband are both graduates of the class of 1977. During the summer of that first year in 2007, Steve Groh, Art teacher at OHHS,

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3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Posted on: April 18, 2018

Congratulations to our 3rd Quarter Honor Roll Students.

Highest Honors

High Honors

Honors

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Game with a Cop

Posted on: April 17, 2018

On Thursday, April 12th, Ms. Jennifer Harris and Mr. Robert Klotz accompanied a group of Oak Hills freshman and sophomores to the "Game with a Cop" program at the Cincinnati Reds, sponsored by the Hamilton County Sheriff's office. The "Game with a

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OHHS athletic signing day!

Posted on: April 11, 2018

Congratulations to our student-athletes who signed their letters of intent at Oak Hills High School today, April 11, 2018. Leah Falco - Women’s Cross Country - Mount St. Joseph UniversityLauren Rippy - Women’s

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Cheers for perfect attendance!

Posted on: April 11, 2018

At Oak Hills High School, we like to recognize students who have good attendance. At the end of each month, we draw names from a list of students who have perfect attendance for that month. Four (4) students from each grade level are then recognized

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Congrats to Art Students

Posted on: April 11, 2018

Congratulation to the OHHS Art and Design students who will be exhibiting artwork at the 2018 University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash Campus, Ohio Regional High School Juried Art Exhibition! The UCBA Art Exhibition consists of 79 artwork produced by 67 high school

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Marketing students making their mark

Posted on: April 11, 2018

The Honors Marketing Students will have two groups competing in the High School Business Competition at MSJ this Friday, April 13.  These OHHS students will be presenting their Business Plans of a Sprint Triathlon to a panel of esteemed judges and

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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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Key Club members at the Freestore Foodbank

Kudos to Key Club, feeding the hungry

Posted on: April 3, 2018

Kudos to Key Club! They spent their first day of spring break volunteering at the Freestore Foodbank packing 561 boxes of food for the elderly in the community. That's over 14,000 pounds of food for those in need. Great job, Highlanders!

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Highlanders help create beautiful memories

Posted on: April 3, 2018

The 45 portraits that the OHHS Drawing and Printmaking students created were successfully delivered to the children and teens living in refugee camps in Syria. The people at The Memory Project wanted us to know that the children absolutely loved them and

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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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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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Students excel in Excel!

Posted on: March 27, 2018

One of our business class is Microsoft Office Application.  In this class, students learn formulas and making charts in Excel.

 

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Throwing clay in class?

Posted on: March 27, 2018

Ceramics is a semester course offered through the Art & Design Department for students interested in exploring various approaches to manipulating and creating art with clay.  Currently, the students are getting the opportunity to learn and

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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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Extra, extra, read all about it!

Posted on: March 22, 2018

On Thursday, March 22, the editorial staff of the OHHS school newspaper, The Tartan, launched a new website. They've been working hard on this project all year under the direction of the teacher, Ben Hageman. Students researched different website

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Schnitzel anyone?

Posted on: March 22, 2018

On Monday night March 19, 2018, the Oak Hills German Klub enjoyed dinner at the Hofbräuhaus in Newport. The night was organized by president Hannah Baldwin, a junior at OHHS, and vice president Abby McElwee, a senior. Students who participated in

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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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Honors Marketing Students prepare for competition

Posted on: March 20, 2018

The Honors Marketing Students in Mr. Mirizzi's class have been busy preparing for a business competition coming up at Mount Saint Joseph University.  This is a new competition that MSJ is hosting and will showcase several local schools as they have to

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Congratulations to AP Photo Student

Posted on: March 20, 2018

Congratulations to AP Photo Student, Kimberlea Czulewicz! From the 11,500 works of art submitted to The Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition, only 2,500 are selected to enter the state judging. State jurors, then, whittle it down even further to just

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Winner, Winner - Oak Hills Drumline

Posted on: March 19, 2018

Congratulations to OHHS Indoor Drumline for winning first place in The Mid East Performance Association (MEPA) drumline and winter guard competition on Saturday, March 17.

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Find out what's cooking at Oak Hills High School

Posted on: March 16, 2018

Want to know what's cooking at OHHS? Students in the transitions class at Oak Hills are learning their way around the kitchen from a pro! They are working with chef Ashley Mulle in the food science lab to make delicious dishes that they will be able to make

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Congratulations 2018 Highlander award winners

Posted on: March 14, 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 the Highlander award winners! The Highlander Award is not an MVP award in the traditional sense, but rather recognition of the person who exemplifies the best of what a coach would want in his/her players. This award is given to

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"Art in Root" Regional Art Exhibition Winners

Posted on: March 14, 2018

Painting and Mixed Media students from Ms. Kopf’s and Ms. Schorsch’s classes at OHHS are participating in the “Art in Root” program, through which they will receive one to two visits from a Great Parks’ interpreter with a native

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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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Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition: Regional Judging

Posted on: March 12, 2018

The weekend of March 3rd,  the regional level of judging for The Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition, took place. The Exhibition, now in its forty-eighth year, is dedicated to the educational and artistic advancement of our talented young people

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"Art in Root" Regional Art Exhibition at Miami Whitewater Forest

Posted on: March 12, 2018

Painting and Mixed Media students at OHHS are participating in the “Art in Root” program, through which they will receive 1–2 visits from a Great Parks’ interpreter with a native animal for natural history presentation, as well as a

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Being part of the team

Posted on: March 12, 2018

Oak Hills senior basketball player Ben Zahneis has only taken two shots and two free throws all season. He has four points, one rebound and he’s played a total of 12 minutes.  However, Zahneis is proof that there are plenty of ways to impact a

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OH GMC Athletes of the Week - Winter Season 2017-18

Posted on: March 12, 2018

Congratulations to the Highlander Athletes who have been named GMC Athletes of the Weekduring the winter sports season!  Your hard work, determination, and outstanding performanceshave been recognized by the Highlander and GMC communities! Balor

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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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Ben Zahneis named student of the month by WHCSC

Posted on: March 5, 2018

Congratulations to Ben Zahneis who was named the Western Hills Community Service Club student of the month last Thursday. Ben received a $500 scholarship from the organization. Congratulations, Ben!

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Fiddler on the Roof

Posted on: March 2, 2018

You can reserve tickets by emailing:  [email protected]m or calling (513) 451-1646.

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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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Book Festival and Luncheon

Posted on: February 28, 2018

On February 22 & February 23, the Oak Hills High School Media Center hosted a Book Festival & Luncheon to celebrate the work our high school book mentors have been doing with 4th & 5th grade students from Dulles Elementary. Activities on these two

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Art & design students exhibit artwork

Posted on: February 28, 2018

Congratulations to the OHHS Art and Design students who will be exhibiting artwork at the 2018 University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash Campus, Ohio Regional High School Juried Art Exhibition! The UCBA Art Exhibition consists of 79 artworks produced

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Art Academy of Cincinnati comes to OHHS

Posted on: February 28, 2018

Ms. Schorsch’s Drawing and Printmaking students recently participated in a Screenprinting demonstration and mini-workshop led by Art Academy of Cincinnati Printmaking Professor Matthew Dayler. Dayler’s work has been exhibited nationally and

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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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Congratulation to Toby Boehringer and Josh Liedhegner

Posted on: February 28, 2018

Congratulations to senior Toby Boehringer (percussion) and sophomore Josh Liedhegner (tenor sax) for a terrific performance this past weekend at Princeton HS for the 2018 O.M.E.A. District 14 High School Honor Jazz Band! Toby and Josh were two of only twenty

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Majorettes take 1st & 2nd in competition!

Posted on: February 27, 2018

The OHHS Majorettes went to their first competition (since 1994) on Sunday. They competed in the SOBTA – Southern Ohio Tournaments – in Trenton, Ohio.The team competed in two categories and brought home a first and a second place. Now that's

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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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Congrats Dylan & Neil ~ National Merit Finalists

Posted on: February 26, 2018

The National Merit Scholarship Program has now determined which of the 16,000 Semifinalists named in September 2017 have met all requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the competition. Congratulations to Oak Hills High School Dylan Roach

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School safety talks at OHHS with Green Township Police

Posted on: February 23, 2018

Today, grade-level meetings for all students took place at Oak Hills High School with principal Hunt, school resource officer Crone and officers from the Green Township Police Department related to school safety. ALICE (alert, lockdown,

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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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Elizabeth Cron earns 4th place in diving

Posted on: February 22, 2018

Congrats to ELIZABETH CRON for finishing as the 4th best diver in the entire state of OHIO! She was unbelievably determined and finished strong! Wow!

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Oakettes help the community

Posted on: February 22, 2018

The Oak Hills High School Oakettes have participated in several projects recently.   One being "THE HIGHLANDER HERO," organized by team member Kaitlyn Delaney around the Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday.  Dance families donated items (see

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Celebrating Art: Fall 2017 High Merit Student Announced

Posted on: February 22, 2018

Congratulations to the OHHS Art and Design student whose art was selected as a High Merit piece for the Fall 2017 Celebrating Art competition and publication! Having a High Merit award means the art was an exceptional piece. Out of

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Our student volunteers

Posted on: February 14, 2018

At a recent basketball game, members of the OHHS Art Club help collect money for our Feed A Highlander program.   These students had the opportunity after finishing their own work to do something positive and help fellow students. 

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State Championship here we come

Posted on: February 13, 2018

On Feb. 3, 2018,  Speech Team Captains Brody Armstrong and Timmy Nguyen qualified for the State Championship! This is the first time in recent memory that Oak Hills has made it to state.  They performed in the Duo Interpretation Category together,

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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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OH Athletics Collegiate Signing Day

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Oak Hills Athletics is proud to announce our 17 student-athletes for today's Collegiate Signing Day.  Congratulations to our student-athletes and their families! Thank you to Coach Rolfes and Gabby Buccino for filming the ceremony.  The link for

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17 student-athletes sign letters of intent

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Congratulations to our 17 student-athletes who signed their letters of intent this morning at Oak Hills High School. #weownit #highlanderstrong Front Row Haley Miller - Women’s Soccer - Ohio University Brooke Chaille - Women’s Soccer - Mt St

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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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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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The 2018 Save Local Waters Rain Barrel Art Project

Posted on: February 2, 2018

This Rain Barrel Art Project was created to promote the use of rain barrels throughout the Ohio River Valley area through a creative and educational medium. Rain barrels continue to grow in popularity across the country. However, one of its biggest drawbacks

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Electrify Your Strings Concert: 2/14/18

Posted on: February 1, 2018

  ELECTRIFY YOUR STRINGS! ROCK ORCHESTRA EXPERIENCE with WORLD-RENOWNED ELECTRIC VIOLINIST MARK WOOD AND VOCALIST LAURA KAYE TO PERFORM WITH STUDENTS International recording artist and Emmy award-winning composer Mark Wood, an original member of

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Middle school cheerleaders are GRAND CHAMPS!

Posted on: January 31, 2018

Congratulations OHMS Cheerleaders on a super successful 2017-18 season! At the majority of the competitions this year, these ladies won first place in their division and high point/grand champs, meaning they often scored higher than all the other middle

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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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Athletic Signing Day

Posted on: January 26, 2018

Oak Hills Athletics will be holding a signing day for our Highlander athletes who have committed to further their academic and athletic careers in college next year. For a full list of signees please go to oakhillssports.com. We invite family, friends,

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OHHS Wrestling Tournament

Posted on: January 26, 2018

Oak Hills High School is proud to host the 2018 Greater Miami Conference Wrestling Championships on Saturday, February 3rd. Doors open for spectators at 9:00 AM with the first round of wrestling slated to begin at 10:00 AM.  Finals

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2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Posted on: January 25, 2018

Congratulation to our 2nd quarter honor roll students! 2nd Quarter Highest Honors 2nd Quarter High Honors 2nd Quarter

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Winner - Auel & Buchert with Mr. Hunt, Principal

Green Township VFW Winners

Posted on: January 24, 2018

Voice of Democracy (VOD) is an annual nationwide scholarship program sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). It is an audio-essay contest for high school students in grades 9-12. The program annually provides more than $2.3

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OHHS bagpiper plays 250th performance

Posted on: January 24, 2018

OHHS started a bagpipe club less than three years ago.  Michael Buchert was one of the students who decided to join the club and learn to play.  Michael has mastered this instrument in that short time and has been in demand ever since that

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Teal Power events raise $2,700!

Posted on: January 22, 2018

We are so thankful for the support from our Highlander community for our #TealPower events last weekend during our boys and girls basketball games to support the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Gr Cincinnati! Over the last four years, Oak Hills

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Alumni and space

Posted on: January 22, 2018

One of our alumni, Tyler Willig, and two UC engineering peers presented their NASA presentation to our Capstone and AP Research students. They shared the challenges and successes of this endeavor and encouraged our students to embrace the challenges in their own capstone projects. 

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Cincinnati Enquirer 2017 Fall Ohio All-Stars

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Congratulations to the following Highlander athletes for being named Cincinnati Enquirer 2017 Fall Ohio All-Stars! Football Jacob Woycke - Sr - Honorable Mention Jacob Berkemeier - Jr - Honorable Mention   Boys' Soccer Pierce Haucke - Sr -

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2018 Overture Awards Nominees to participate in regional competition

Posted on: January 19, 2018

The Overture Awards is a program that recognizes, encourages and rewards excellence in the arts among Greater Cincinnati students in grades 9-12. Its mission is to encourage arts education as an integral part of a student’s academic experience and to

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NAHS and The Memory Project

Posted on: January 19, 2018

NAHS and The Memory Project: Our Philippines Delivery Video is here! National Art Honor Society students at OHHS have elected to participate in The Memory Project as part of their service this year. Many of the students have previously participated in the

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22nd Annual Accessible Expressions - Ohio Traveling Exhibition

Posted on: January 19, 2018

Congratulations to the Oak Hills High School students whose artwork was selected for the VSA OHIO 22nd Annual Accessible Expressions Ohio Traveling Exhibition. Grace Climer (Grade 10) Oscar Hand (Grade 10) Collin Santiago (Grade 9) Ian Walker (Grade

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2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Posted on: January 19, 2018

Award notifications are in! Congratulations to these very talented OHHS Art and Design students on their accomplishments this year in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.  Visit the OHHS Art and Design website here to view images of the

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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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2018 OMEA District 14 High School Honor Band

Posted on: January 18, 2018

Congratulations to the following OHHS students for an outstanding performance at the "2018 OMEA District 14 High School Honor Band" event held at Princeton High School: Brianna Rhoton (flute), Kari Sexton (flute), Madi Bosch (bass clarinet), Taylor Glover

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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 students and teacher

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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basketball breaking news, game moved

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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kid in snow gear jumping in the air on a snowy lane

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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graphic closing school with freezing rain on branches

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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2-hour delay notification and photo of snowy road

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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chalk board with snow flakes that says closed

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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2-hour delay school notification photo

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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