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Boys' Soccer Hands Out End-of-Year Award

The TAAC champion boys' soccer team brought a close to the season by holding its award banquet on November 11 at the Ward Pavilion at Wildwood Metropark. 
Receiving all-league honors in the TAAC were (first team): Luke Dangler, Nick Hauck, and Dan Reilly; (second team): Spencer Bergman, Noah Dewhirst, Garrett Robinson, and Max Seifried; (honorable mention): Yovel Avidor-Reiss, and Josh Joseph. Coach Nate Baer received TAAC Coach of the Year honors.

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ESC of Lake Erie West Recognizes OHHS Students

Ottawa Hills High School students were recognized on November 18 for outstanding achievements in different subject areas by the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.  

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O.H. Students Featured at the FOCUS Show

The FOCUS show, an annual juried high school art exhibit opens November 22 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Five Ottawa Hills High School pieces are included in this year’s show running through December 7: two jewelry pieces by Audra Swan (shown here--an OHHS Class of 2014, currently attending Ohio University), a photograph by Emily Davis, a ceramic piece by Robert Dixon and a paper cutout by Sarah Wilmore.

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Matt Abendroth Signs Letter of Intent

On Wednesday, November 12, senior Matt Abendroth signed a National Letter of Intent to play Golf at St. Bonaventure. Matt was part of the 2013 State Championship Team and the 2014 State Runner-Up Team. He was recognized as the 2014 Toledo Area Athletic Conference Player of the Year, First Team All District, and

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Yarko Kuk Meets With Arrowhead Staff

Village resident and owner of the Village Voice, Yarko Kuk, has been sharing his journalistic wisdom with the staff of the Arrowhead, OHHS's student newspaper.  Arrowhead advisor Karen Schoenberger invited Mr. Kuk to meet with her staff once a month to discuss topics like interviewing, sports reporting, and utilizing sources. In addition, he gives feedback and constructive criticism for each issue. Mr.

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Lloyd King Offers Students Sage Advice During Veterans Day Assembly

On Tuesday, November 11, the students and staff of Ottawa Hills Junior/Senior High School celebrated Veterans Day with a special all-school assembly. Award winning author and veteran Lloyd King addressed the student body and faculty. Mr. King was a company mate of 1962 OHHS graduate Ned Dybvig who was killed in combat during the Vietnam War. Mr. King served as a non-commissioned officer in the infantry, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant, while serving with the 101st Airborne Division-Airmobile during 1968 and 1969, the two worst years of the war. In addition, he is a highly

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OH News Crew Attends National High School Journalism Convention

O.H. teacher Kate Hunyor invited members of her Broadcast Journalism class to Washington D.C. for the annual National High School Journalism

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Cameron Burris Chosen for "Congress of Future Medical Leaders"

Cameron Burris, a senior at Ottawa Hills High School has been nominated to attend the "Congress of Future Medical Leaders" in Washington, DC on November 14, 15 and 16, 2014. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. Cameron was nominated by Dr. Connie Mariano, the Medical Director of the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists, to represent Ohio. Cameron's nomination was

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Fun With the French Revolution

As a part of Jessica Temple's ninth grade World History unit on the French Revolution, the honors students were asked to create 3-D models that represent the estate or class system under the

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Building an Insectlopedia

For the last two months, students have been busy in the meadow collecting dozens of insect specimens. According to zoology

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Crêpes for a Cause

On Friday, November 7, French Club officers sold almost a hundred crêpes to raise money for Doctors Without Borders. The money will be used by Doctors Without Borders to help fight the ebola outbreak. To make a

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Students Participate in Watershed Watch

Students of Mrs. Bailey's zoology class participated in the annual Student Watershed Watch project sponsored by the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG). The students sampled water from the Ottawa River to determine water quality. Several students donned waders and helped gather information about the river such as the types of macroinvertebrates that live there.

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Cultural Awareness and Exchanges Through AFS

On Thursday, October 30, students, staff, and community members gathered for the annual AFS assembly. AFS exchange students Anne Matthes and Jeannette Widmer addressed the entire student body and shared information about their families, hometowns, and native countries of Germany and Switzerland. Staff and students enjoyed short video messages from former exchange students Priya Piriyakrit and Maria Ullberg. Thanks to student Alisa Martinez who acted as the emcee. 

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Saving Lives One Pint at a Time

The success of the blood drive continues with help from the OHHS Volunteer Focus Club. On Monday, October 27, students recruited blood donors from the student body and the community. Officials from the Red Cross expressed their appreciation for the seventeen usable pints of blood that were collected during the

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Junior High Science Olympiad Prepares to Compete

The junior high Science Olympiad team is excited about their upcoming season. They  have been preparing for weeks with their new advisor Kelly Hoffer who says, “Being the Science Olympiad advisor is a very rewarding experience for me. It’s fun to work with a group of students who are so enthusiastic about science. I really enjoy helping them expand their science knowledge and helping them apply their critical thinking skills.

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"Charlie Brown" Coming to OHHS Stage

The Ottawa Hills Theatre Arts Department proudly presents "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." According to the Utah Shakespeare Festival, "When the play, 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown,' was first staged on March 7, 1967, at Theatre 80 in New York City, there was no real script. The six young actors were armed mostly with ten songs and ten years' worth of cartoons by 'Peanuts'' creator, Charles M. Schulz."

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Collage Concert Covers Classic to Contemporary

Vocal Music Director Donna Wipfli and Instrumental Music Director Michael Leeds put together a beautiful selection of music for all ages last Sunday evening for the annual Fall Collage concert. Carefully chosen songs helped stretch the skills and talents of our young musicians and showcase our exceptional vocal and instrumental music

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Mercer Makes History Come Alive

Students in Sean Mercer’s eighth grade American History class traveled back in time to engage in a heated debate about limited government and natural rights. In teams, students were assigned to role play either Federalists or Anti-Federalists and were required to develop persuasive arguments with supporting 

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Science Olympiad Off to a Great Start

The OH High School Science Olympiad team is off to a great start to the 2014-2015 season with high expectations of building on the 3rd place district finish from last year. The Wednesday practices have been packed with up to forty kids eager to earn their spot on one of the two teams. Students have been diligently preparing for several new events this year including Air Trajectory, Fossils, It's About Time, Bridge Building, and The Wright Stuff.

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OHPAC Prevention Activities

As part of our District’s drug and alcohol prevention plan, Debbie Dolgin, Student Assistance Program Coordinator, has teamed up with teachers from the junior/senior high school to deliver lessons designed to help students make good decisions and lead healthy lifestyles. The lessons also include information on where students can seek assistance if necessary

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Migration To Google Calendars

Ottawa Hills Local Schools has migrated its calendars from DynaCal to Google Calendars.  This migration will allow our community to easily integrate and sync with our district events using Google’s Services. Please follow the attached directions if you would like to subscribe to one of our calendars. 

 

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