Daily News

Daily News

Week of April 16th-April 20th

Monday:  April 16th

  • Weekly Bible Verse: "Satan Trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon his knees."  William Cowper
  • K4 & K5:  SKW Parade @ 9:30 a.m.
  • Golf:  Match against Lamar - Location at Northwoods CC (Meridian, MS)
  • Congratulations:  To our OHA Baseball team for their win last Friday!
  • Jr. & Sr. Students:  If you would like to participate in the basketball game this Thursday, then sign up.  

Tuesday:  April 17th

  • Congratulations:  To our OHA Golf team for placing 2nd overall yesterday at Lamar.
  • Congratulations:  To Colin Trolio for receiving the medalist honor.  
  • Elementary:  Classroom Pictures & K5 Graduation Pictures
  • Tennis:  OHA vs Marshall Academy 3:30 - Away - Check out at 1:30
  • Baseball:  OHA vs Carroll @ 4/6 - Away - Checkout 1:00

Wednesday:  April 18th

  • 1st Grade:  The 1st grade will be going on a field trip to the Birmingham Zoo.  Will leave at 7:00 a.m. and return at 6:00 p.m.
  • Progress Reports:  Fourth 9 weeks progress reports will be given out today.
  • Congratulations:  To our OHA Tennis team for winning the Divsion Championship!
  • Track:  Track meet at Marshall High School - District Meet 12 p.m.  Check out from school @ 8:00.
  • Attention Students:  Prairie Wildlife is holding a fundraiser to help Lila Usery.  They are needing volunteers to help.
  • Athletic Banquet JH & High School students:  Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 24th for the annual athletic banquet.  Both the junior high and the varsity banquets will be combined into one ceremony again this year.  Our banquet will be held Tuesday, April 24th at The Civic beginning at 6 p.m. for athletes of all sports.
    There will be no charge for athletes attending the banquet.  Family members and other attendees may pay at the door.  Tickets are $15 per person.  Coat and tie are encouraged, but not required.
    For more information on the banquet, please contact Andy Riley at 295-1496 or Amy Tabor at 295-3127.  The following junior high and varsity athletic awards will be presented at the banquet:  football, basketball, cheerleading, track, tennis, softball, and golf.  Baseball awards will be presented after the season ends.

Thursday:  April 19th

  • JH BETA Club Members:  Meet in Mrs. Gault's room at 7:40 a.m.
  • New Cheerleaders:   JV cheer will meet at 6:00 in HS library and Varsity will meet at 6:30. A parent must attend with their cheerleader.
  • Rotary Readers:  Rotary Readers for the month of April:

    4th Graders: Eliza Yelverton and Brandon Pham

    5th Graders L.K. Chandler and Chip Ballard

  • Jr. & Sr.:  Basketball game today @ 1:30 between the Juniors & Seniors. Cost is $1.00 per person. Money will be taken up in the classroom during 6th period.  Bring any student not attending to the OHA Library.  Half court shots at 1/2 time for $.50 per shot.  The Honor Society is sponsoring this game as a fundraiser.
  • Congratulations:  To these girls for qualifying in the District 1-AA High School Track Meet yesterday to move on to North State:  Top 4 places qualify to go to North State: (12 girls qualified)

    Field events:

        Rivers Bryan place 2nd in the high jump

        Reagan Freeman placed 4th in the long jump

    Running events:

        Carley Wooten placed 4th in the 800 meter run.

        Rivers Bryan placed 3rd in the 400 meter dash

        Lexi Pruden placed 4th in the 400 meter dash

        Julianne Glusenkamp placed 4th in the 100 meter hurdles

        Dovie Suggs placed 4th in the 300 meter hurdles

        Reagan Freeman, Sims Bryan, Lexi Morrison, Julianne

        Glusenkamp placed 4th in the 4x200 meter relay

        Reagan Freeman, Lexi Pruden, Marybeth Briggs, Julianne

        GlusenKamp placed 2nd in the 4x400 meter relay

        Kate Wheeler, Sydney Pierce, Carley Wooten, Morgan Dabbs

        placed 2nd in the 4x800 meter relay                                    

    Boys Track Results: 


      Jonah Caskey placed 5th in the Long Jump


      Collin Coggins placed 5th in the 300m Hurdles and the 100m Dash


      Dalton Magers placed 2nd in the 1 Mile run


      Jonah Caskey, Archie Miller, Ethan Bryan, and Dalton Wilemon placed 4th    in the 4 x 200m Relay


      Jake Makamson, Parker Brand, Ash Cullum, and Layton Irvin placed 4th in    the 4 x 800m Relay


      Dalton Magers, Jonah Caskey, Jake Makamson, and Dalton Wilemon            placed 4th in the 4 x 100m Relay


      Jake Makamson, Jonah Caskey, Dalton Magers and Collin Coggins placed    4th in the 4 x 400m Relay


    *All finishes 4th place and up qualified to compete at North State.

  • Baseball:  OHA vs East Webster High School @ Home - 4/6 - Senior Night will be held between games.

  • Tennis:  Tennis match with Marshall Academy - Home - 3:30

Friday:  April 20th

  • K4:  Mom's Day - from 10:00-11:15
  • Baseball:  OHA vs Starkville Academy - Away @ 4/6 - will leave at 2:15

Saturday: April 21st


Sunday:  April 22nd



Important Information
  • MSU:  MSU is offering several different summer camps.  You may go on- line at the MSU website and check them out.  www.msstate.edu
  • Medical Summer ProgramThe Columbus Baptist Hospital is offering a summer program in the medical field for those students entering 9th-11th grades.  It will be held on June 4th - 8th and the deadline for registering is April 27th. There is no cost for this program.
  • Basketball Camp:  Basketball camp will be held from May 21st-May 24th for those girls entering 2nd-7th grade (Monday-Thursday)  The time will be from 9:00-12:00.  The cost is $60.00 which includes a T-shirt and awards for competitions.
  • Scholarship Information:  The North Miss. Medical Center Scholarship Application for seniors interested in the health care field.  Also, The Magnolia Rehabilitation Scholarship applications for seniors with a 3.75 or higher GPA and interest in the medical field.
  • Seniors:  Monroe County Rotary Scholarship information is in Mrs. Dawkins office if interested in applying for a scholarship.
  • Seniors:  The Mississippi Association of Supervisors Scholarship Application has arrived.  Applicants must have an immediate family member currently working for or retired from a Mississippi county to be eligible.  See Mrs. Dawkins for more information.
  • All Students, Teachers & Parents:  If you are driving a car in the parking lot, please slow down and watch for children crossing in front of you.
  • All Students:  If you are going to check out during the day, be sure you bring a note or have a parent call in the morning, otherwise you will have to take the white sheet around for all your teachers to sign.  If you are going to the doctor, please bring a doctor's excuse back and give to Mrs. Foster.  If you miss with a doctor's excuse it will not affect your exemption.