Daily News

Daily News

 

Week of October 16th-October 20th

Monday:  October 16th
  • Weekly Bible Verse:  "You, O Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light."  Psalms 18:28
  • Fall Box Top:  Box Top submission will be October 20, 2017.  Please submit your UNEXPIRED box tops, cleanly cut and labeled with your students name, teacher and amount enclosed.  Prizes will be awarded for top box top submissions.  
  • Fall Festival Exemptions:  Go to the Home page under General Information to read about exemptions for Fall Festival.
  • Silent Auction:  Silent Auction Update
    We are getting ready for the Fall Festival on October 26th.  The silent auction committee has been extra busy running around!  You do NOT want to miss the auction this year, and you need to bring a friend!  There will be gift baskets, gift certificates, furniture, toys, and so much more!  BIG thanks to Mary Ann Briggs, Amy Clark, Robin Foster, Lauren Frazier, Jeannie Johnson, Katie Lewis, and Paula Wooten.  We are going to have lots of goodies for you to enjoy!  Get ready! 

Tuesday:  October 17th

  • Teachers:  Flu shots will be given today, October 17th.  They will be given in the Elementary office and the cost is $28.00.
  • Basketball Fundraiser:  Check out the Basketball Shirts on sale for our Fundraiser! See what they look like on the home page under General Information.  This shirt will be our only fundraiser and it is being offered to everyone who is a basketball fan.
  • Basketball Chair Back Seats:  The basketball season is quickly approaching with the 1st home game, Thursday, November 2nd @ 4:00.  If you are interested in purchasing a chair back seat for the 2017-2018 basketball season, please call or text Loretta Milican @ 295-7505.  The cost remains at $150 per chair. Previous seat holders will have preference.  Other open seats are available and it will be 1st come 1st serve. At present there are 9 available chairback seats and some are together.  This does not include entrance to the home games.

Wednesday:  October 18th

  • Fall Festival T Shirts:  The fall festival t shirts are on sale.  You may look at them on the order form on the home page under General.
  • Students:  The NHS will be collecting $1.00 per day from students who wish to wear a pink or spirit shirt with appropriate jeans, Wed.-Fri.  They will also be having a bake sale.  All this money will be going toward the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  Money will be collected in your 1st period class and Mrs. Freeman will come by and pick it up.  
  • Spelling Bee:  Congratulations to the following-

    4th grade Haley Emerson, Alternate Gracie Hill

    5th grade Hannah Lyle, Alternate Kathryn Williams

    6th grade Suzannah Russel, Alternate Krish Patel 

    7th grade Kaylee Bauer, Alternate Brooklyn Harris

    8th grade Brindley Comer, Alternate Lindsey K. Williams 

    The district bee will be held on November 14 in Columbus
  • Basketball:  

    Next week, our girls' basketball team was scheduled to play in the Heritage Tournament. Due to some teams withdrawing from the tournament, Heritage canceled the tournament. 

    Instead, Oak Hill will host a girls' preseason scrimmage against Heritage on Tuesday, October 24th. The JH girls will play at 4 and the varsity girls' game will follow. There will be no admission to this contest and limited concessions (drinks, chips, hotdogs, and candy) will be sold.

    Go Raiders!

Thursday: October 19th

  • Students: The NHS will be collecting $1.00 per day from students who wish to wear a pink or spirit shirt with appropriate jeans, Wed.-Fri.  They will also be having a bake sale.  All this money will be going toward the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  Money will be collected in your 1st period class and Mrs. Freeman will come by and pick it up.  
  • Fall Festival Flyer:  See Fall Festival Flyer on the home page under General!
  • Basketball T-Shirt:   Basketball t-shirt forms must be turned in by Monday!
  • Golf Tournament:  If you would like to sign up for the OHA Golf Tournament fundraiser, the form and more information located on the home page under General.  The tournament will be held this Sunday, October 15th.

Friday: October 20th

  • Basketball T-Shirt:   Basketball t-shirt forms must be turned in by Monday!
  • Students:  The NHS will be collecting $1.00 per day from students who wish to wear a pink or spirit shirt with appropriate jeans, Wed.-Fri.  They will also be having a bake sale.  All this money will be going toward the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  Money will be collected in your 1st period class and Mrs. Freeman will come by and pick it up.  
  • Box Top submission will be today.  Please submit your UNEXPIRED box tops, cleanly cut and labeled with your students name, teacher and amount enclosed.  Prizes will be awarded for top box top submissions.  
  • Uniform Company:  The uniform company will be in the Raider Room on Wednesday, November 1st from 2:30 until 5:30 p.m. A new item for sale will be a red polo-type dress for elementary girls. We think the dress will be a popular item.  Also, you may go online and order. The password is raiders.

     

    http://www.uniformsacc.com/schools/oha/
  • Congratulations:  West Point Arts Council Photography Contest winners were:  Christy DuBois-Adult 2nd Place, Young Adults-McKenzie Wablington-1st Place, Maggie Gwathney-2nd Place and Sunni Rae Milican-3rd Place.
  • Pep Rally:  Pep rally will be held at 9:35
  • Football Game:  OHA vs Marshall - Away- Game begins at 7:00 -  Team will check out at 1:30 and leave by 1:45.  Cheerleaders will not check out.

Saturday: October 14th

  • ACT Workshop:  Mrs. Barnhill's ACT workshop will be held today.

Sunday:  October 15th

  • Golf Tournament:  Baseball Fundraiser - West Point Country Club

 

Important  Information 

 

  • Senior Information:  You may apply for the Wendy's Heisman Scholarship by going to wendyshighschoolheisman.com
  • 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 doctors, please bring a doctors excuse back and give to Mrs. Foster.  If you miss with a doctors excuse it will not affect your exemption.
  • The deadline for Greece is fast approaching. Our price is only locked in until Sept. 1st.  After that date, the price will begin to increase, most likely each month, as we get closer to departure.
    Please let me know ASAP if anyone is still interested in going on this
    fabulous trip in March.
  • GREECE - SPRING BREAK 
    Visit Athens, Take a Cruise ship to Poros, Hydra, & Aegina Islands, Visit the Temple of Poseidon, Visit Olympia and Delphi.... 
    Just an example of what you could be doing during Spring Break. 

    We have a very small group signed up as of now so there is plenty of room to make this an VERY Special trip for any Oak Hill Jr./High School Student - Especially the Seniors.   

    Your place on the trip can be reserved with a $95 (non-refundable) deposit.  The price of the trip includes 2 meals per day, all hotel accommodations, all transportation, entrance fees into all scheduled site-seeing tours with local tour guides, and a Tour Director who will be with the group 24/7.   

    Enrollment can be done online through our tour website (www.eftours.com  -  Tour # 1926463FJ)  or over the phone at 1-800-665-5364
    Please contact me with any questions.   Vanessa_Miller@msnp.uscourts.gov   or  call/text (662) 369-1233

    NOTE:  I have been asked several times about future trips.  I have had a blast getting to know the students and taking them to places far away, but as my #3 child (Annabelle) will be graduating next spring, I will be hanging up my student tour hat after this trip.