Otsego High School

Weekly Newsletter (Semester II, Q4, Week of May 23)

From the Desk of Mr. O'Shea

Congratulations Class of 2016

Sunday May 22, 2016 we say goodbye to our seniors and we wish them luck in their futures. We also celebrate and honor their hard work and dedication throughout the past 18 years. We couldn't be anymore proud of these fine young men and women and their families. Thank you for entrusting them to us and have a joyous weekend. Graduation Picture Order Form

Exams for all other students are next week. See below for more details.

Good luck to all our track athletes this weekend competing in District Finals on Friday and to all those who advance to Regionals in Dayton next week.

Hope that many of you can come out on Monday Night for Stars, Stripes, and Sousa. &pm in the HS Auditorium. Watch our Seniors final Band Performance.

2nd Semester Exam Schedule & Forms

Exams are on:

Wednesday May 25 (Periods 1, 2, 3)

Thursday May 26 (Periods 4, 5, 6/7)

Friday May 27 (Periods 8, 9) *Early Dismissal

2nd Semester Exam Schedule

2nd Semester Early Release Form

95% Exemption Form

Attendance Exemption Form

Students are permitted to come to school late if they do not have an exam during the first period(s) of the day. Once a student comes to school though, they cannot leave until the scheduled end of the day, unless a parent physically comes in and signs their child out. Friday May 27th the students who have turned in a signed early dismissal form will be dismissed early. Students with out a signed form will be held in classes until the regularly scheduled 2:20 end of the day. Busses run during their normal times.

Chromebook Turn-in

Chromebook Turn-in Flyer

Please read the instructions for turning in your Chromebook carefully to avoid fees. Students will be turning their Chrombooks back in to the school on Monday and Tuesday next week. Each Chromebook will be turned on and checked for damage. Students will also be expected to hand in their school issued chargers and carrying cases.

Upcoming Dates


23rd - HS Band Concert, "Stars, Stripes, and Sousa" 7pm HS Auditorium

24th - Board of Education Meeting, 6pm HS Library

25th - Exam Day (Periods 1, 2, 3)

26th - Exam Day (Periods 4, 5, 6/7)

27th - Exam Day (Periods 8, 9) *Early Dismissal

27th - End of 4th Quarter


Congratulations Trevor Toney and Tyler West for being selected to play in the Northwest Ohio Regional All-Star Football Game this summer.

Track Rules the World

Caleb Baus on top of the World

Senior Caleb Baus is heading to Regionals as the District Pole Vault Champion. He set a league meet record the other week and is looking strong heading into Regionals. Caleb also advanced to District Finals in the Boys 4x100. Congrats Caleb. Keep up the great Work.

Heading to District Finals

Boys 4x400 (Tyler Harroun, Adam Lewis, Derek Morgan, AJ Digby)

Girls 4x400 (Alex Wenig, Maggie Long, Zion Richardson, Lauren Wynn)

Boys 4x100 (Brennan Schall, AJ Digby, Marcus Easterwood, Caleb Baus)

Girls 100m (Zion Richardson)

Boys 110 Hurdles (Brant Kitchen)

Girls 4x800 (Lauren Wynn, Alex Wenig, Maggie Long, Julie Spencer)

Weekly Highlights

News from Athletics

Spring Sports Schedule

***Due to Weather the Spring Sports Schedule changes daily. Please Call 419-823-4381 and choose option 7 on game day for the most updated information. This is updated everyday.

Updated Spring Sports Schedule

Current List Last updated: 5/13/2016

Athletic Boosters Program Ads

Program AD Link

Senior AD for program Link

Summer Basketball Camp Information (Age 4 up to 14)

Defiance College Boys Basketball Camp Link

Otsego Athletics is on Twitter and Facebook. Follow for high school scores and other athletic department information. Also, if you’d like to receive athletic news and updates by email please email athletics@otsegoknights.org to be added to the list.

Music Department


23rd - Band Concert (Stars, Stripes, and Sousa)


The State FFA Degree is the highest degree a member can earn in high school and based on a student's agriculture projects, leadership activities, career development events and community service.

The Otsego FFA Chapter started in 1959 and is 57 years old. These seven bring our chapter's total State FFA Degree recipients to 139 total.

Students who earned it on Friday night were: Matt Hannewald, Lauren Gray

Colton Battin, Aubrey Mazey, Morgan Mazey, Drew Teifke, and Shannon Weihl. We are very proud of this fine group of students! It is an amazing accomplishment.

Transportation Department

Sign up to receive text messages from our Transportation Department!

High School & JH Buses (Bus Routes for grades 6-12 & Penta)

Text: @otsbus6-12

to: 81010

UPDATE: We have updated our phone system so that our main voice prompts will allow callers to press option 5 for the transportation department. Option 5 will ring extension 3156.

Food Service Department

If you have questions please email our Food Service Supervisor, Jeanie Jeffers or follow on twitter @Otsego_Cafe

Community News/Events

Wood County Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Newsletter (ATOD) - Click Here

STEM Summer Camp Flyer

All Star Driver Education

Attention students!, All Star Driver Education has a deal for your summer driver education needs. Register for a class in June or July and use the coupon code "JUOS" to get $40 off of the normal price of class. Take the first step to putting yourself on the road today, and contact them at 1.800.967.7719 or www.allstarde.com to reserve your space!!"

FedEx Employment Opportunities

Students and parents please click the above link if you are interested in working for FedEx.

Communication with the High School

Below are a few ways to connect with us and to have access to updates and communications from us. Please remember that we desire two-way communication and encourage everyone to reach out to us and ask questions, voice concerns, and give feedback. Thank You.

1. High School Website www.otsegoknights.org has a new look! The new Otsego Local Schools site will more effectively highlight what is important to us and the community. The new website layout uses responsive design, meaning that it will adjust for tablets and mobile devices. We will keep the high school site updated with pictures, news articles, and other important information regarding the district and the building.

2. Remind 101 (Text to: 81010 Message: @otseg there is no "o" at the end just @otseg. Thats it. You will receive a message that says you've been added to our group. You will receive text messages straight to your mobile device). If you don't want to text, you can go to https://www.remind.com/join and just type in (otseg) as the class code.

3. Twitter (follow @otsegohsoffice or @KosheaOHS)

4. District App:

Click here to download on an apple device

Click here to download on an android device

Classic Weekly Student Joke:

Q: Which runs faster, hot or cold?

A: Hot silly goose, everyone can catch a cold, Duh!.

Have a great week. Congrats Seniors!