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 Mr. OHS is TONIGHT, Thursday, December 13th @ 7:00PM. Come out and support our amazing contestants as they entertain us in hopes of receiving the 2018-2019 title of “Mr. OHS!” Tickets are $5.00 @ the Door.


Things to Know for the Week of December 10th – December 20th:

  • Art Club is sponsoring a Dutch Time Door Decorating Contest. Dutch Time classes have until December 14th to get their doors decorated. Voting will take place on Monday, December 17th (by office personnel). The winning Dutch Time class will receive a Pizza Party on Thursday, December 20th! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to show that holiday spirit and win free food!

  • Mr. OHS is TONIGHT, Thursday, December 13th @ 7:00PM. Come out and support our amazing contestants as they entertain us in hopes of receiving the 2018-2019 title of “Mr. OHS!” Purchase your tickets for $3.00 during lunch today OR $5.00 at the door.

  • You’ve wanted a Nintendo Switch and now’s your chance! A Nintendo Switch is being raffled during the lunch periods, and tickets are only $1! So, when you go to lunch, find the table of Physics students and give them a dollar, or ten, or twenty to give yourself a chance to win the Nintendo Switch! You could end up getting one in time for Christmas this year! Don’t forget, buy raffle tickets at lunch for your chance at a Nintendo Switch!

  • The Speech Team is hosting “Dare Jars.” During lunch, stop by the Speech table and donate your loose change! Whichever teacher has the most money will have to complete a dare. You could witness:

    • Mr. Altemeyer wearing a dress

    • Mrs. Hawkins dying her hair blue

    • Coach Long waxing his legs

    • Coach Lay teaching for the day while wearing high heels

    • Mrs. Hinson teaching for the day while wearing roller skates

  • There will be a Chess Club Thursday, December 13th, in Master Cabot’s room.

  • Final exams that have EOCs or are labeled as Dual Credit canNOT be exempted (even if the student is not taking the class for dual credit). Below is a breakdown of final exam exemptions permitted per grade level:

    • ​9th Grade: 1 final

    • 10th Grade: 2 finals

    • 11th Grade: 3 finals

    • 12th Grade: 3 finals

  • Final exams will take place on Tuesday, December 18th and Wednesday, December 19th. (Even class finals will be held on the 18th and Odd class finals will take place on the 19th.)

  • Do you have a crush or a friend? Are you unsure what to get for that bestie or special someone for the holidays? From now until Friday, December 14th, the OHS Yearbook Staff is selling CANDY CANE GRAMS during lunch. Candy canes will be sold for 50cents. Don’t wait! Stop by the table and make sure that special person is recognized! Candy Cane Grams will be delivered Thursday, December 20th

  • NOW UNTIL DECEMBER 19TH: The OHS Yearbook is at a special holiday price of $50! If you stop in and buy in person (Ms. Parmelee, Rm. 12), you will have a chance to immediately take $10 off your yearbook. That’s right! Now, until December 19th, you have a chance to save $10 on the yearbook and use it to buy your mom something nice for Christmas.

    • ​In order to be eligible for the $10 discount, you MUST turn in a completed order form (found outside of Ms. Parmelee’s room) and money NO LATER than Wednesday, December 19th

  • Art Club is meeting every Monday and Thursday through the month of December.

  • THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT WEEK is quickly approaching. Prepare to rock your festive holiday gear the week of December 17th!

    • ​Monday, December 17th: SPREAD CHRISTMAS CHEER

      • ​To kick of the week, deck out in your RED & GREEN

    • Tuesday, December 18th: CHRISTMAS MORNING

      • ​In honor of the first day of final exams, wear your comfiest PJs (school appropriate, of course!)

    • Wednesday, December 19th: CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS

      • ​To finish up final exams, rock those sweet holiday socks!


      • What better way to end the semester than by dressing up as your favorite holiday character OR brightening our day with your ugliest holiday sweater!

  • The last day of the semester is Thursday, December 20th. Students will be in school a full day. 

    • Students will have a regular class schedule for most of the day. Teachers may host activities with students during their class period, if they so choose.

    • ​There will be a school-wide assembly to kick of winter break @ 2:00PM

      • A Staff v. Senior basketball game will also take place. Be prepared to root for your favorite team! 


Juniors and Seniors:

  • Upcoming College Visits: Due to many colleges being off for winter break during the month of December, there are no college visits scheduled for the rest of the semester. 
  • SENIORS ONLY: Mark your calendars now! January 9th is Scholarship Night, at 6:00PM in the OHS Big Gym. (This is only open to seniors and senior parents/guardians.)
  • CALLING ALL SENIORS: It’s that time of year again! If you have your senior pictures and baby picture selected for this year’s yearbook, then check out the bulletin board outside Ms. Parmelee’s room.
    • The deadline to get your senior pictures turned in is Tuesday, December 18th. Don’t wait any longer! Time is running out!
    • If you do NOT get a senior picture to Ms. Parmelee by the deadline, then your Wagner school picture WILL be used in the yearbook. 


What’s Happening This Week:

  • Monday, December 10th: 9th Gr. Girls/Boys Basketball v. St. James @OES 5:30PM
  • Tuesday, December 11th: JV/Varsity Wrestling v. St. Clair @ 5:00PM; 9th Gr. Girls/Boys Basketball @ Union 5:30PM
  • Wednesday, December 12th: No Events
  • Thursday, December 13th: Mr. OHS @ 7:00PM in the High School Small Gym
  • Friday, December 14th: JV/Varsity Boys Basketball @ St. Clair 5:30PM
  • Monday, December 17th:
  • Tuesday, December 18th:
  • Wednesday, December 19th:
  • Thursday, December 20th:


What’s for Lunch This Week:

  • Monday, December 10th: Tater Tot Casserole
  • Tuesday, December 11th: Mozzerella Sticks 
  • Wednesday, December 12th: Spaghetti & Meat Sauce
  • Thursday, December 13th: Hot Ham & Cheese
  • Friday, December 14th: Build Your Own Wrap 
  • Monday, December 17th: 
  • Tuesday, December 18th: 
  • Wednesday, December 19th: 
  • Thursday, December 20th: 

Shout Outs:

  • Congratulations to Caden Binkhoelter for earning 2nd place individual at Sullivan’s novice Scholar Bowl tournament, with an average of 66 points a match!

  • Congratulations to Mr. Lay for being our “Teacher of the Week!”

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3336 Highway 19
Owensville, Missouri 65066
Phone: 573-437-2174