Announcements for March 17

Olympia High School Announcements – Friday, March 17th, 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.

  • Attention all auditioning for Color Guard: We will meet today. See Mr. Brubaker is you have any questions.

  • Foods classes are hosting a bake sale in the commons this week! Be sure to stop by and pick up some treats during lunch and advisory time. Treats will be either 50 cents or $1.

  • Key Club will be meeting today during second lunch in A21.

  • Student Bank Board:  Your next meeting is Tuesday March 21st.  Please see Mrs. Schroeder if you will not be attending.


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.

  • MacMurray College will be visiting during the lunch period on Tuesday March 21

College Visit Days:


Word of the Week:  

Happiness is:  These words relate to happiness.

Words:  mirth, vitality, zenith

Today’s Word:  Zenith (pronounced Zee-nith) (noun: a highest point or state; culmination.)

Sentence:  Because of the zenith of rain, flowers seem to be sprouting all over.

Tonight’s Activities:  

Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Judah invitational @ 7:45pm – Away @ Judah Christian