Oak Hills High School News

September 2018

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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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German students who came to OHHS

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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Sam Herzog, Ryan West, Grace Bollinger

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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