Oak Hills High School News

2019

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Spring & summer camps with Right at School

Posted on: March 15, 2019

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

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OH Athletics - Winter Season Highlander Award Winners

Posted on: March 14, 2019

Congratulations to our Highlander Award winners for the 2018-19 Winter season which were presented to our Varsity student-athletes at Wednesday night's Winter Awards program! The Highlander Award is not an MVP Award in the traditional sense, but

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Former Highlander Wrestler earns All-America Status

Posted on: March 13, 2019

Congratulations to former Highlander Dylan Roth (Class of '16) as he earned All-America status by placing 6th at the Division 3 Wrestling Championships this weekend!  Dylan was a Highlander wrestling standout and attends Heidelberg University. The recap

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Twirlers bring the awards home!!

Posted on: March 5, 2019

On this past Saturday (3/2/19) the OHHS Majorettes traveled to Columbus, Ohio where they competed in the Arnold Classic Sports Championships. They competed in Dance Twirl Team and Majorette Line and brought home a second place finish in each. It was an

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Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition: Regional Results

Posted on: March 5, 2019

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

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Two OHLSD students earn Eagle Rank in Boy Scouts

Posted on: March 4, 2019

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

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: February 27, 2019

Congratulations to the Highlander athletes who were named GMC Athletes of the Week! Brandon Mitchell       Fr.     Wrestling Brandon Mitchell qualified for the District tournament in the 106 lbs. weight class by placing

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Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

Posted on: February 27, 2019

Congratulations to our Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week.

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OHLSD receives Momentum Award!

Posted on: February 27, 2019

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

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Middle school language immersion materials

Posted on: February 26, 2019

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

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Freedom Center Trip by OHHS Students

Posted on: February 26, 2019

The Oak Hills High School Student Union of Diversity In Action or SUDIA Club took a trip to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in celebration of Black History Month. Students learned about the struggles for equality that different groups have

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OHHS Art and Design Teachers Exhibit at Parallel Visions XII

Posted on: February 26, 2019

The Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery, at Mount St. Joseph University, is pleased to present an exhibition of recent artworks from talented regional art educators, highlighting their ongoing commitment to the visual arts in the classroom and from their own

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Preschool registration notice

Preschool registration is open

Posted on: February 25, 2019

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

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Freshman attend Junior Achievement Inspire job expo

Posted on: February 25, 2019

Over 40 9th graders from Oak Hills High School attended the Junior Achievement Inspire Career Expo at the Duke Energy Convention Center with their Tartan Time teachers Jen Murphy, Kim Brassfield and Cynthia Spires on February 13. The Expo is designed to

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Celebrating Art: Fall 2018

Posted on: February 25, 2019

Congratulations to the 3 OHHS Art and Design students whose art was selected as a High Merit piece for the Fall 2018 Celebrating Art Competition and Publication! Having a High Merit Award means the art was an exceptional piece. Out of thousands of entries

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TechOlympics 2019

Posted on: February 25, 2019

This past weekend, February 22-24, eight Oak Hills students participated in the TechOlympics 2019 Conference at the Millenium Hotel in downtown Cincinnati. Participants attended workshops, discussion panels and competitions in a variety of tech topics,

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Sam Weidner to advocate for JDRF

Posted on: February 22, 2019

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

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A day in the life of a kindergarten student video

Posted on: February 22, 2019

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

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Highlanders share the love on the basketball court

Posted on: February 22, 2019

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

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Janet Metsch receives School Meal Hero award

Posted on: February 22, 2019

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

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OHHS Art and Design Teacher Exhibiting at Pop Revolution Gallery

Posted on: February 21, 2019

Stop by Pop Revolution Gallery and check out OHHS Art and Design teacher Ms. Schorsch's work, "Migrant Refuge", that was selected for the February Juried Exhibition. The theme of this year's Juried Exhibition focused on 'Movement'. Exhibition dates are

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Cincinnati Overture Awards

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Congratulations to senior, Grace Devoid, for making it to the semi-final round at the Cincinnati Overture Awards in the Vocal Music Category. Grace performed at the Aronoff Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 9th. Grace is a private voice student of Michelle Wells. 

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Winners of the week.

Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Congratulations to our Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

 

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2018-19 OHHS PTA Reflections County Winners

Posted on: February 20, 2019

2018-19 OHHS PTA Reflections County Winners Announced for "Heroes Around Me"   The County level PTA Reflections winners have been announced. “Heroes Around Me” is the theme for this year’s PTA Reflections Program which has been

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Congratulations to the Highlander athletes nominated for GMC Athletes of the Week!   Grace Aug        Sr.        Girls' Basketball Grace has been an exceptional leader for the girls' basketball program the

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8th annual One Hope, One Heart tshirts and tickets

Posted on: February 13, 2019

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

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Highlanders learn to file taxes

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Oak Hills High School students received over $2,000 back from their federal and state taxes by learning to file their own taxes! Business Teachers Paul Limpert and Susan Kallschmidt partnered with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati Tax Prep

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Congratulations to our student-athletes on signing day!

Posted on: February 12, 2019

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

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OHHS Studio Art AP and the Artist & Writer in Residence Program

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Ms. Schorsch's Studio Art AP 2D Design and Drawing students are participating in the Art Academy of Cincinnati's Artist & Writer in Residence program. The program focuses on the 21st Century Thinking skill of 'Creativity' and how to think like an artist.

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Congratulations to the Highlanders who were named GMC Athletes of the Week!   Dy'Jhanik Armfield      Jr.         Girls' Basketball The junior guard scored a career-high 29 points on 12-22 shooting,

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Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Congratulations to the Jimmy Johns' OHHS Players of the Week.

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Call for nominations: Hall of Honor

Posted on: February 11, 2019

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

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District receives Auditor of State Award

Posted on: February 7, 2019

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

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

Posted on: February 6, 2019

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

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Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

Posted on: February 5, 2019

Congratulations to the Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week - 

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Oak Hills Speech Team Qualifier

Posted on: February 5, 2019

Congratulations to Erika Hayes who is a Junior and a member of the Oak Hills Speech Team who qualified for the State Finals at the District Tournament this past Saturday.  Way to go Erika!!!

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: February 5, 2019

Congratulations to the Highlanders who were named GMC Athletes of the Week!   Margaret Grote        Sr.        Girls' Swimming Margaret competed in her last GMC league meet with a personal best 500 free, is a

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Tax Prep Session for students

Posted on: February 5, 2019

Dear OHHS ParentsDid your son or daughter earn a paycheck working a part-time job in 2018? If so, please read this information.Questions? Please contact Business teachers Paul Limpert at [email protected] or

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Honor Jazz Band Results

Posted on: February 5, 2019

A big thank you to all OHHS band members who auditioned for this year’s 2019 OMEA District 14 High School Jazz Band. Due to the large number of students that auditioned this year, there are TWO jazz ensembles for the first time ever. Selection

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2019 Save Local Waters Rain Barrel Art Project

Posted on: February 4, 2019

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. The Rain Barrel Art Project desires to educate people on environmental issues

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: February 1, 2019

Congratulations to the Highlander athletes who were named GMC Athletes of the Week! Kelsey Listerman    Soph    Girls' Basketball The sophomore guard shot 44 percent from the field in 4 games last week, including 45 percent from the 3

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Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

Posted on: February 1, 2019

Congratulations to our Jimmy John's Oak Hills Players of the Week.

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CCR meetings: 2/13/19

Posted on: February 1, 2019

The January 30 CCR Meeting has been rescheduled and will be held on February 13. For your convenience and to hold your appointment time for you, all scheduled appointment times from January 30 have been rescheduled to the February 13 CCR Date. If you are

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

Posted on: February 1, 2019

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

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OHLSD is closed: 1/31/19

Posted on: January 30, 2019

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

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OHLSD is closed: 1/30/19

Posted on: January 29, 2019

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

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

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2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Congratulations to our 2nd Quarter Honor Roll Students - 

Highest Honors

High Honors

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All-State Choir

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Congratulations to 3 OHHS students who were accepted to the All-State Choir! Grace Devoid  -12 Alyssa Johnson -11 Manny Zagorianos -12   They represented Oak Hills this past week as they sing with 200 of Ohio's best choral students from around

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Highlander Athletics - Enquirer 2018 Fall All-Stars

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Congratulations to the following Highlander athletes for being named Cincinnati Enquirer Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky 2018 Fall All-Stars! Football Jacob Berkemeier - Honorable Mention Andy Lawson - Honorable

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OHHS College Acceptance Pictures

Posted on: January 24, 2019

Please make sure to check out all of the OHHS college acceptance pictures on Twitter @OHHSCCR.

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2019 Overture Awards Nominees to Participate in Regional Competition

Posted on: January 24, 2019

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

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

Posted on: January 24, 2019

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

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Parochial registration day for OHHS: 2/21/19

Posted on: January 22, 2019

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

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Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

Posted on: January 22, 2019

Congratulations to our Jimmy John's Oak Hills High School Player of the week.

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: January 22, 2019

Congratulations to our Highlanders who were named GMC Athletes of the Week!   Cade Grimmett         Boys' Swimming        Sophomore Cade is an honor student and finished 13th in 100 IM at the Southwest

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Candidate for West Point!

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Congratulations to Oak Hills Hills High School Senior, Sam Herzog, for getting accepted into West Point today!!  United State Military Academy West Point is one of the most prestigious military academies in the world and Congressman Steve Chabot called

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State Champs - OH Varsity Competition Cheer Team

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Over the weekend the Oak Hills Varsity Competition Cheerleading Team won the 2019 OAC State Cheerleading Championship! Led by seniors Danielle Engel, Tiffany Miller, Margaret Grote, and Karlee Shay, they electrified the crowd as they performed a flawless

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Congratulations to our Highlander athletes who were named GMC Athletes of the Week! Taylor Dorrington       Girls' Swimming       Sr. Taylor is a senior who leads with compassion. She recently sponsored a group of

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Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Congratulations to Jasmine Korte and Cam Brandt for being named Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week!

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OH students participate in Honor Band

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Congratulations to the 21 OHHS band members who performed a thrilling concert Sunday, January 13th @ Princeton High School as members of the 2019 O.M.E.A. District 14 High School Honor Band! Over 300 high school musicians from over 30 high

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Senior scholarship information

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Local and Gray ScholarshipsLocal Scholarships are monetary contributions from individuals and/or organizations that are distributed to Oak Hills High School students through an application process. These range in criteria depending on the source. Some

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Call for nominations, distinguished staff

OHAEF seeking nominations

Posted on: January 15, 2019

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

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OH students use Microsoft Office Application

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Microsoft Office Application students have been collaborating with classmates to get their resumes job ready in Word 365. The Microsoft class works with students on preparing job applications, resumes and how to best answer interview questions.

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Oak Hills student selected for medical exploration program

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Junior Caroline Eichhorn is among a select number of Cincinnati area students chosen to participate in the local TAP MD program. TAP MD is sponsored by the Health Collaborative under the umbrella of Healthcare Workforce Innovation.  TAP MD is a physician

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OHLSD is closed: 1/12/19

Posted on: January 11, 2019

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

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Feist's welcome to soccer at Washington Spirit

Former Highlander drafted by National Women's Soccer League

Posted on: January 11, 2019

Congratulations to 2015 Oak Hills graduate and Highlander athlete Bayley Feist who was the 8th pick in the second round by the Washington Spirit in the 2019 NWSL college draft!   We are so proud of you and know there are great things ahead for you in

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

Posted on: January 10, 2019

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

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MORP, Prom and Graduation - can you attend?

Posted on: January 10, 2019

Privileged Activities (MORP, PROM and GRADUATION) Attendance/Tardies/Discipline Highlander Families, Though springtime is still 3 months away, it will be here before we know it.  Below is information concerning privileged after-school

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VSA OHIO 23rd Annual Accessible Expressions Ohio Traveling Exhibition

Posted on: January 10, 2019

Congratulations to the Oak Hills High School students whose artwork was selected for the VSA OHIO 23rd Annual Accessible Expressions Ohio Traveling Exhibition. JUSTIN CROFOOT - Grade 12   OSCAR HAND - Grade 11  HANNAH MULLEN - Grade

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Oak Hills PTA Reflections winners

Posted on: January 9, 2019

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

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Jimmy John's OH Player of the Week

Posted on: January 9, 2019

Congratulations to Rebecca Gilligan - Jr Girls' Swimming and Kelen Dietrich - Jr Boys' Basketball for being named Jimmy John's Oak Hills High School Players of the Week!

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: January 9, 2019

Congratulations to the Highlanders who were named GMC Athletes of the Week! Jaylah Herzog       Jr.      Girls' Basketball Jaylah, a 5-11 junior forward, was an imposing defensive force last week in two games for

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JFD open house changed to 1/14/19

Posted on: January 4, 2019

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

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Jimmy John's OHHS Players of the Week

Posted on: January 4, 2019

Congratulations to Abby Yost - Jr Girls' Swimming and Balor Appiarius - Sr Boys' Basketball for being named Jimmy John's Oak Hills High School Players of the Week!

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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: January 4, 2019

Congratulations to our Highlander athletes who were named GMC Athletes of the Week:  Dy’Jhanik Armfield      Jr.     Girls' Basketball   The junior guard averaged 21.0 points and 4 steals in two games last

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