Oak Hills High School News

2018

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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 Week during the winter sports season!  Your hard work, determination, and outstanding performanceshave been recognized by the Highlander and GMC communities! Balor

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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