November 18, 2019
Sunday Fun Open Swims at Oak Harbor High School
Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools is pleased to announce new times for Sunday Fun Open Swims at the Oak Harbor High School Pool for all B-C-S students, families, and community members starting on January 12, 2020. Racquet ball courts will also be open to adults during these times. The pool and racquet ball courts will be open on the following Sundays from 2:00 until 4:00 PM: January 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 1, March 8, March 15.
Pool admission cost to be paid at the door for B-C-S students is only $1, and B-C-S adults will be $2. Racque tball courts will be open to B-C-S adults only for an additional charge of $2 (limit 4 per court). A lifeguard and site director will be on site to ensure safety. Please note that these Sunday Fun times will be cancelled if Ottawa County is on a Level Two or Level Three Snow Emergency as announced by the Ottawa County Sheriff.
Please call Mrs. Alison Wolf, Oak Harbor HS Assistant Principal at 419-898-6216 if you have any questions.
Restoration of School Busing Service
Dear B-C-S Parents/Guardians:
Due to passage of the levy, busing is being brought back similar to what it was last school year. We will start transporting students in high school (including Penta) and students who live within 2 miles of our schools on January 6, 2020.
Please call Transportation Director Jeannie Behnken if you have any questions (419-898-6214).
Thank you for your continued support.
One School, One Town, One Family!
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A special thank you to our Rocket Alumni, Oscar Garcia Jr. for producing this awesome video!
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District Calendar for B-C-S Local School District for the 2019-2020 School Year!
Community News and Events!
On Saturday December 7, 2019 at 4:15pm Santa’s friends from the Portage District Fire Department will be guiding him through the streets of the village as he announces his arrival and opens the 2019 Holiday Season.
At 5:00pm Santa will arrive at the Log Cabin to light the Village Christmas Tree and to visit with the children.
Each child will have the opportunity to share their Christmas wish list with Santa at the Log Cabin. After their visit with Santa the children will then receive Santa Bucks and be able to shop for two (2) free gift items for their loved ones from several businesses in downtown. There will be several businesses open that night and parents will receive an entry card, if you and your children visit each of the participating stores and have your card stamped, you can then enter your card into a drawing for $100 in gift certificates! After the children have purchased their gifts they may proceed to Portage Fire Station for Cookies and Cocoa and parents can turn in their entries for the drawing. These activities will be available from 5pm-7pm.
Santa will also be at the Log Cabin from 6pm-8pm on Dec 13th & 20th.
For more information, please contact the office at 419-898-0479.
OAK HARBOR AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ‘PARADE OF TREES’
A time honored Holiday tradition, Christmas Trees on Parade will light up the town again this year. Friends, family, businesses and organizations are invited to sponsor a tree as a memorial, an honorary gift or a seasonal greeting. A sign will be placed at each tree displaying the special message and the sponsor. All proceeds help to fund the Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration.
They will be displayed on the light posts in the Oak Harbor village from December 1st to January 1st.
Cost to sponsor a tree is $35. Forms are currently available online at www.oakharborohio.net, or at the Chamber office, 161 W. Water St, Oak Harbor. Deadline is November 25, 2019.
For more information, please contact the office at 419-898-0479.
OAK HARBOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OFFERING GIFT WRAPPING SERVICES
The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce will be offering gift wrapping services for the Holiday Season. All proceeds will benefit the Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration in downtown Oak Harbor, and prices will range from $1 - $5 depending on the size of the gift. Customers can drop their gifts off Monday – Friday between 8am-4pm. They will begin accepting gifts to wrap on Monday November 25, 2019 and will wrap through December 19, 2019. If you have any questions, please call 419-898-0479 or stop by at 161 W. Water Street, Oak Harbor, OH 43449.
What's Going On At RC Waters Elementary?
Food Drive - A GREAT Success!
Our food drive was a great success! We surpassed our goal and collected 33 boxes of food for the Holiday Bureau. Lincoln (3rd-grade student) and his family collected over 400 items to donate! Special thanks to these OHHS softball players that helped load the boxes.
Mrs. W’s class were scientists! They completed science projects about magnets, apple seeds, the tasting project, and ramps. The students started with a question, performed an experiment, and found a conclusion.
Recess = Snow Fun!
Students were excited for outdoor recess and playing in the snow this week! Remember to dress for the weather and be sure all clothing is labeled with your child’s name.
What's Going On At Oak Harbor Middle School?
6th and 7th Grade Band Concert Rescheduled
Scientist of the Week!
Skylar with his “scientist of the week” demonstration at OHMS!
First Quarter High Honor Roll Students
Keep working hard students!
Congratulations to our MS and PW Competition Teams today in Upper Sandusky! MS placed 1st and PW 2nd. Nice job ladies :)
4TH AND 5TH GRADE MUSIC PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT THE HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW (TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH) BEGINNING AT 6 PM. IN THE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM.
7th Grade job shadow day is Thursday, December 5th. Job Shadow Day Forms are due to Mr. Hanely by Friday, November 22nd.
ATTN: PARENTS—ARE YOUR CHILDREN MISSING THEIR GLASSES? WE STILL HAVE 2 PAIRS HERE IN THE OFFICE AND A GLASSES CASE. THERE IS ALSO A LANYARD WITH AN OAK HARBOR PUBLIC LIBRARY TAG ON IT. ALSO, THERE ARE A COUPLE OF PENCIL BAGS HERE AS WELL. IN ADDITION, OUR LOST AND FOUND HOOKS IN THE CAFETERIA ARE QUICKLY FILLING UP WITH JACKETS, SWEATERS, ETC. PLEASE ASK YOUR CHILDREN TO CHECK THAT AS WELL. THANK YOU!
BE SURE IF YOUR CHILD IS GOING TO BE ABSENT THAT YOU CALL THE OFFICE (419) 898-6217 TO REPORT YOUR STUDENT ABSENT. IF IT IS BEFORE OR AFTER OFFICE HOURS, YOU CAN LEAVE A MESSAGE WITH MRS. MACKO OR MRS. SANDWISCH.
ATTENTION: ART CLUB MEMBERS—ART CLUB MEETING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, (11/20) FROM 3-4:30 PM. REMEMBER TO BRING A SNACK. BRING ANY HOMEWORK OR BAND INSTRUMENT TO THE ART ROOM BEFORE THE MEETING STARTS. STUDENTS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO THE BAND ROOM OR LOCKERS ONCE THE MEETING HAS STARTED.
BE SURE TO SUBMIT OR TURN IN ANY TRANSPORTATION REQUESTS ON THE FORM THAT WAS SENT HOME WITH YOUR CHILD. BUSSING FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE LESS THAN 2 MILES IN GRADES K-12 CAN BE BUSSED UPON RETURN TO SCHOOL FROM CHRISTMAS BREAK. THERE IS AN ON-LINE FORM THAT CAN BE E-MAILED DIRECTLY TO THE TRANSPORTATION SUPERVISOR. IT IS ON THE BCS WEBSITE, TOO.
SCHOOL WIDE CANNED FOOD DRIVE
OUR SCHOOL WIDE CANNED FOOD DRIVE HAS STARTED THIS WEEK FOR THOSE IN NEED: FOR EACH CAN OF FOOD BROUGHT IN THE STUDENTS WILL BE GIVEN A TICKET THAT THEY WILL WRITE THEIR NAME ON. IT WILL GO INTO A DRAWING BIN AND THERE WILL BE NAMES DRAWN ON THE DAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS BREAK. STUDENTS WHO ARE DRAWN WILL RECEIVE A GIFT CARD.
THERE WILL BE BOXES SET UP IN THE BACK OF THE CAFETERIA AND STUDENTS CAN PLACE THE CANNED GOODS WHERE THEIR GRADE LEVEL IS LOCATED.
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR KINDNESS AND GENEROSITY!
WHATS GOING ON AT OAK HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL?
CLUE! Another fine fall production by the OHHS Thespians! Well done Rockets!
Rocket Send Off in style! Let's go Rockets!
A Big Thank you to everyone that came out to send the football team off to Victory. I would Like to give a shout out to the Mr. Magato and the band and Mrs. Neiderhouse and the Cheerleaders for braving the cold to join the send-off.
A big shout out to the members of the softball Team and FFA for helping RC Waters Holiday Bureau Food Drive. Helping in their community = Rocket Pride!
Explore Penta Day for the Sophomore Class
A great experience each year!
WHATS GOING ON AT PENTA?
PENTA Senior Spotlight
WHATS GOING ON AT OUR PRESCHOOL CLASSROOM AT NORTH POINT EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER?
See what our Preschool Classroom is up to at North Point Educational Service Center located at Graytown!
Gobble Gobble, It's Almost Thanksgiving!
We have been busy planning our Thanksgiving Feast and preparing for the upcoming holiday by singing songs about Thanksgiving. We are using tree parts to make our pine cone turkeys. We are also busy getting our animals groomed in our dramatic play center.
ROCKET FOOTBALL - REGIONAL FINALS!
With the big win, Friday night vs. Eastwood 34-14, the Rocket Football team moves on the Regional Finals. Oak Harbor will play Orrville next Saturday night at 7:00 in Elyria. More information to follow in the next couple of days as it becomes available. GO ROCKETS!
ROCKET SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS:
- Olivia representing Oak Harbor in the District 6 All Star volleyball game! Congratulations to our District award winners: Reagan Schultz, Grace Wolf, and Olivia Rahm
- Rockets win!!!. Final score from Lake Oak Harbor 34 Eastwood 14 The Rockets advance to the Regional Finals next Saturday
- The Oak Harbor Football Team saying A Big Thank you to the donors for their Generosity For team feed at Nagoya
Did you Know? B-C-S Local School District provides free and appropriate educational services to all children with disabilities
The Benton-Carroll-Salem Local School District provides free and appropriate educational services to all children with disabilities ages 3 - 21 residing within the school district, regardless of the severity of their disability. These services are provided in programs meeting rules adopted by the State Board of Education. Parents of children attending public, parochial, or private schools should contact Jim Boss, Director of Student Services, at 419-898-3280 if they suspect their child has a disability.
BENTON-CARROLL-SALEM LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
WEEKLY SPORTS AND SCHOOL CALENDAR
WEEK OF 11/18/19
Tuesday, November 19
5:00 PM H MS ~ Swim/Dive - Huron
6:00 PM MS ~ 4th/5th Grade General Music Concert
Wednesday, November 20
6:00 PM Board Meeting @ Board Office
7:00 PM HS ~ National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
Friday, November 22
5:30 PM H HS ~ Girls Basketball - Rossford
Saturday, November 23
1:00 PM H HS ~ Girls Basketball - Bowsher
B-C-S Alum Highlight Nominations needed!
The Benton-Carroll-Salem School District wishes to highlight the accomplishments of its graduates who reside in our area, the nation, and the world!
The B-C-S Alum Highlight will be featured in the Sampler and in other media throughout our area. We know that Rocket Pride is strong, and so are the accomplishments and contributions of B-C-S alumni.
We look forward to recognizing and honoring the extraordinary individuals who are graduates of Oak Harbor High School.
The school district was founded on July 1, 1967 due to the consolidation of the Benton Township School District, the Carroll Township School District, and the Salem-Oak Harbor School District.Benton-Carroll-Salem Local School District, home of the Oak Harbor Rockets, serves 1700 students on three campuses: R.C. Waters Elementary School (Grades K--3), Oak Harbor Middle School (Grades 4--7), and Oak Harbor High School (Grades 8--12). The district is committed to serving the needs of all students to prepare them for the challenges of citizenship, the workforce, and life long learning.