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Choraliers Spread Valentines Cheer

As part of an annual fundraiser, the Ottawa Hills High School Choraliers, led by vocal music director Donna Wipfli, spent Valentine’s Day traveling around Toledo singing love songs and sharing their passion for vocal music. More than a dozen people made a donation to the Ottawa Hills Music Theater

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Allie Dewire Joins the 1,000 Point Club; Girls' Basketball Starts Tourney Trek

Congratulations to O.H. Senior Allie Dewire who joined a select group of Ottawa Hills basketball players by scoring her 1,000th point in the Green Bears' game against Swanton on Thursday evening. Allie entered the game needing six points to reach this milestone, and she did so at the 5:43 mark of the second quarter. The Green Bears went on to defeat Swanton 49 to 33.

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Hoops for the Cure/Fight Like a Girl Raises Hundreds for Cancer Research

On Monday, February 9, the Ottawa Hills Girls Varsity Basketball Team held their annual "Hoops for the Cure" charity game which was themed, "Fight Like A Girl."  Despite a loss against Evergreen, the team made it a successful evening by collecting

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Green Bears Support Gliding Stars

The varsity ice hockey team raised close to $500 to benefit the Gliding Stars of Northwest Ohio in a benefit game against Sylvania Southview on Saturday, February 14.  Junior Andrew Prince, a longtime Gliding Star participant, enjoyed a special moment with the team when

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Lathrop Qualifies for Districts

Representing Ottawa Hills, freshmen Addie Eichbauer and Caroline Lathrop competed in swimming sectionals on Saturday, February 14, at the St Francis De Sales High School natatorium. Eichbauer placed 8th in both the 50 free and 100 free, clocking a personal best time in the 100 free.  Unfortunately, Kelsi Berry was

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Cookies Made With Lots of Love

Julie Visser’s Life Skills classes celebrated Valentine’s Day by baking and decorating cookies. Using a traditional German sugar cookie recipe, students baked their cookies during one class period and decorated them with sprinkles and frosting on the next. Their work made for a sweet Valentine's Day treat! 

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Junior High Basketballers Finish Strong Seasons

The future of Green Bear basketball looks bright, with strong performances from the junior high teams, all finishing in the upper half of the conference.
Congratulations go out to the seventh grade girls team, coached by Anthony

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Boys District Basketball Bracket

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Students Share Research at Science Fair

The Ottawa Hills annual Science Fair was held on Tuesday, February 3, in the high school library. Mr. Nixon's honors biology classes displayed various science research projects that they have been working on since October. Students were judged in areas such as originality and creativity, knowledge achieved, use

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Solo and Ensemble Competition Leads to O.H. Success

On January 31, Ottawa Hills students participated Ohio Musical Education Association’s solo and ensemble competition for vocal and instrumental music. Choral director Donna Wipfli chose fifteen students to participate, and ten of those students received

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Junior High Celebrates Spirit Week

Organized by the junior high student council, students enjoyed showing their spirit during the week of February 2 by taking part in a variety of special spirit days. The week's agenda included wearing their favorite “crazy socks” on Tuesday, dressing “fancy”

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Dazzling Performances by OH Dance Team

Dance teams from all over northwest Ohio converged on Anthony Wayne High School to compete in the annual Regional Dance Competition, sponsored by the Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators. The Ottawa Hills High School team qualified for state competition in all three categories: hip-hop, jazz, and pom. Their routines were choreographed by co-captains

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Amazing MathCounts Team Heads to States!

On Saturday, February 7, the junior high MathCounts team participated in the Regional Competition at UT. The team placed second overall out of 18 schools and will proceed to the State Competition on March 14 in Columbus.  Individual scores by Daniel Liu (2nd), Hank Griffin (11th), and Priya Bhatt (13th) helped the team secure their trip to States. Daniel also took first place in the Countdown Round. Congratulations to the team and to advisor Diane Drabek.

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Mazin Omer Finishes First in Geography Bee

Mazin Omer placed first in the final round of competition for the OHJH Geography Bee. Close behind was Zoe Behnfeldt in 2nd place and Neha Kazmi in 3rd place. Mazin will represent Ottawa Hills in the next round of competition for the National Geographic

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2015 OHSAA Girls Basketball Division III District Tournament

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Science Olympiad Has Strong Showing at Solon

The Ottawa Hills High School Science Olympiad team was in action this past weekend at the Solon Invitational held at Solon High School. The competition was very tough, including the national champions and many of

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The Math Behind the Motion

Diane Drabek’s Algebra classes began studying non-linear equations last week with the assistance of a motion detector, a graphing calculator, a ladder, and a bouncing ball to illustrate the comparison between distance and time. The lesson helps students make connections between non-linear equations and real world situations. Mrs. Drabek says, “Students enjoy and appreciate the hands-on application of mathematical concepts.”

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Printing Goes 3-D in Modeling and Simulation

Students in Patty Dowd’s Modeling and Simulation classes create sophisticated renderings of their projects using Solid Works and Inventor software. Until recently, most of those drawings only existed on the computer, but now students can “print” their designs with the help of a Makebot Replicator 3D printer. Seniors Jack Schall, Kelsey Wade, and Abby Wade used the printer to create a logo for our very own OH NEWS and Broadcast Journalism class.

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A Matter of Life and Death

Students in Jenny Gill’s freshmen physical education classes recently learned about the factors contributing to heart disease, the importance of a healthy diet and exercise, and ways to assist someone suffering from cardiac arrest. Nurse Laura Baird

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District Tournament for Power of the Pen

The Power of the Pen team competed at the district tournament at Timberstone in Sylvania last weekend. Seventh grader Priya Bhatt finished 5th overall, and eighth grader Neha Kazmi finished 6th overall. Both will go on to compete at the regional level. The team includes the following

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Nothing Stops Nichols!

Junior Margaret Nichols is again following her passion and representing OH in gymnastics.   In early January, Margaret placed first place on the beam and finished second place in the same event at a competition last week. Margaret says, “I've had a great season so far and I am excited for the rest of it!

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Willy Wonka Wows

Congratulations to the cast and crew of Willy Wonka Junior for bringing the magic of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka to Ottawa Hills. Over ninety junior high and elementary students were part of the cast and more than twenty high school students joined the tech crew, planned the choreography, helped direct, and mentored the younger students.

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Ottawa Hills High School celebrates Claire Oxford for earning perfect scores on her Advanced Placement (AP) Exams in spring 2014

Claire was one of only ninety-one students in the world to earn every point possible on the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam. Looking across approximately 4 million AP Exams taken by 1.5 million US public high school 11th and 12th graders in 2014, only 285 students earned every point possible on an AP Exam; answering every multiple-choice question correctly and earning full points on the free-response section of the exam. It is very rare for a high school student to earn every point possible on the exam.

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