Announcements for March 14

Olympia High School Announcements – Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

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  • Attention Seniors: Please mark the date of April 5th on your calendar as a College/Career readiness day. All 9th, 10th, and 11th graders will be testing, and all seniors are not to come to school that day – your attendance will be waived.

  • Seniors If you have not picked up your cap and gown yet please see Mrs. Ott in the Office.

  • The nearby Washburn Community was severely damaged by an F3 tornado that swept through the town at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, February 28. The Olympia NHS is sponsoring a supply drive for the community—teachers have a list of needed supplies. NHS is asking for students and teachers to collect needed supplies for Washburn. Donations may be collected in student advisories or brought to room B5. The NHS students will deliver donations to the Washburn American Legion. Questions may be directed to Mrs. Hapgood or Mrs. Steve.

  • Reminder: There will be bowling this Wednesday.

  • Reminder: Wednesday will be our final late start J


Guidance Announcements:

  • The Counseling Office will be hosting College Family Night on March 21st at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. We will have admission counselors from over 10 Illinois universities in attendance, including EIU, Western, University of Illinois Chicago, and SIUC. All students and parents are encouraged to attend.

College Visit Days:


Word of the Week:  

Happiness is:  These words relate to happiness.

Words:  mirth, vitality, zenith

Today’s Word:  Mirth  (noun: gaiety or jollity, especially when accompanied by laughter.)

Sentence:  The anticipated break in school caused many teachers to have mirth, but being back in school made them cranky.

Tonight’s Activities:  

Varsity Boys Baseball vs. Tri-Valley @ 4:30pm – Home @ Olympia

JV Boys Baseball vs. Tri-Valley @ 4:30pm – Away @ Tri-Valley

Varsity & JV Girls Softball vs. Tri-Valley @ 4:30PM –  Home @ Olympia

Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Auburn 4:30 pm – Away @ Divernon