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Information Regarding Issue 10

On November 3, voters will be asked to approve a combination bond issue/permanent improvement issue for complete renovations and additions to the district’s school buildings. Included here are sources of information regarding Issue 10 and the Master Facilities Plan that would be funded with passage of Issue 10.

Frequently Asked Questions

Fact Sheet Regarding the Master Facilities Plan

Public Presentation, July, 2015


Conversation and Coffee With the Board October 10; Building Tours to Follow

The members of the Board of Education invite all Village residents to stop by the Community Room any time from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 10 for coffee, donuts, and informal conversation about any school-related issues, including the upcoming bond/permanent improvement issue for renovations and additions to the building. There is no formal presentation. This is an opportunity for Village residents to connect with Board members in a casual atmosphere.

At 9:30 a.m., tours of the district buildings will be provided, led by Director of Operations, Dean Lennard. Anyone wishing to tour the buildings should be at the Community Room by 9:30 a.m. on the 10th.


Brent Wang Named National Merit Semifinalist; OH Has Six Commended Scholars

Senior Brent Wang has been named a 2016 National Merit semifinalist.  Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The nationwide pool of semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest-scoring entrants in each state. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring.

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Annual Rummage Sale is November 7; Volunteers and Donations Needed

Every year the International Student Exchange Association (formerly AFS) hosts a Community Wide Rummage Sale to raise money to support our activities such as Diversity Weekend. This year's sale will be held on Saturday, November 7 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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"Chew on This" is October 21; "Not My Kid" Begins October 28

The next guest speaker for OH21's "Chew on This" series is Jason Levine PhD from UTMC. The topic is "Applying Behavior Principles in the Family." All parents and community residents are invited to attend "Chew on This" on Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m. at Bravo. Please RSVP to Jodi Aiken at jaiken18@bex.net or Robin Isenberg at mice2mom@bex.net.

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National Museum of the Great Lakes to Honor of E. McSorley of Ottawa Hills, Captian of the Edmund Fitzgerald

On Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 PM in the high school auditorium, Chris Gilcrest, executive director of the National Museum of the Great Lakes, will give a presentation titled “In Honor of Capt. Ernest M. McSorley of Ottawa Hills, OH, the National Museum of the Great Lakes Presents: The Toledo Express: The Life of the Edmund Fitzgerald, 1957-1975."

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Class of 1965 Celebrates 50th Reunion

Many members of the class of 1965 are scattered all over the country, but they returned for a fun-filled weekend in Ottawa Hills. In addition to dinner at village residents Ed and Sally Lee’s house and a round of golf at Inverness, graduates met on Saturday for a panel discussion and tour at the high school. Students Patrick Arnold, Karina Jindal, and Sophie Summers shared their insights about what it’s like to attend OHHS. In addition, OH alumni listened to teacher Darrin Broadway, Village Manager Marc Thompson, and Principal Ben McMurray share insights about the school and community. Many thanks to our panelists, reunion organizer John Higgins, and the rest of the class of 1965.  It was an absolute delight to welcome the class back to Ottawa Hills!

StartClass finds Ottawa Hills #1 in Ohio; 2nd Highest "Smart Rating" in the Nation

StartClass.com is "an education research site that provides students, parents,  and educators with everything they need to confidently research education options." According to the website, "Whether you're a student researching colleges, a parent researching public school districts, or a professional researching medical schools, we have the information you need to take your future into your own hands."

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Newsweek Ranks Ottawa Hills High School #1 in Ohio; #45 in the Nation

Newsweek has released its latest listing of the top 500 high schools in the nation. The rankings place Ottawa Hills High School as the #1 high school in Ohio and the #45 high school in America.

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