Otsego High School
Weekly Newsletter (Second Semester Week 14)
From the Desk of Mr. O'Shea
Testing Next Week
*ONLY STUDENTS TESTING NEED TO REPORT TO SCHOOL
Tuesday, April 17, Algebra 1 & Geometry End of Course Exams (9th & 10th Graders)
Wednesday, April 18, ELA1 & ELA2 End of Course Exams (9th & 10th Graders)
*Students will be dismissed at the conclusion of testing (Roughly 11:00am)
*Only students taking the End of course exams will be required to report to school for testing.
Buckeye Girl's State
Alyssa Goetz – Kortney Sutter – Angela Fretter – Hayle Grimmer
Josten's Graduation Gear Pick-Up
If you owe money, you will receive an envelope in the mail, or you can come and ask me.
You'll have to be here by 7:15 that day.
Otsego Endowment Reverse Raffle & Dinner
Friday, April 13th, 6pm
21211 West River Road
Grand Rapids, OH
Tickets are now on sale for the Otsego Endowment Foundation Reverse Raffle & Dinner. The dinner will be in the larger Ladyglen Ballroom of Nazareth Hall this year with more fun and prizes throughout the night.
Contact the High School Office if you are interested in purchasing tickets for the event or would like to make a donation. It's a great evening that supports a really good cause. The foundation, through grants, provides enriching, educational opportunities not otherwise available due to school budget constraints.
Sun 15th - Music Boosters Chicken BBQ/Art Show
Tues. 17th - Math State Testing
Wed. 18th - ELA State Testing
Wed. 18th - HS Staff Meeting, 2:20 pm
Thurs. 19th - 22nd - NYC Choir Trip
Fri. 20th - SLO’s completed and turned in
Wed. 25th - Administrative Professionals DayThurs. 26th - 29th - FCCLA Convention
Tues. 1st - Bloodmobile
Tues. 1st - HS Academic Awards Night, 7pm
Wed. 2nd - District Leadership Meeting, 3:30
Thurs. 3rd - Building Leadership Meeting, 2:30
Thurs. 3rd - 6th - FFA State Convention
Mon. 7th - Athletic Boosters Meeting, 7pm
Tues. 8th - Teacher Appreciations Day
Wed. 9th - Lit./Comp. AP Test Administration
Thurs. 10th - Ag. Safety Day
Fri. 11th - US History AP Test Administration
Sat. 12th - Prom
Mon. 14th - Biology AP Test Administration
Tues. 15th - 18th - PENTA Senior Ceremonies
Tues. 15th - Choir Concert, 7pm
Wed. 16th - 17th - Senior Exams
*Senior Grades must be Finalized
Fri. 18th - Graduation Rehearsal
Sun. 20th - Graduation, 2pm
Mon. 21st - Stars, Stripes, and Sousa Concert, 7pm
Wed. 23 - Fri. 25th - Exams
Fri. 25th - End of 4th Quarter
* Fri. 1st - Grades Finalized
Mon. 28th - Memorial Day - NO SCHOOLTues. 29th - 31st - Otsego University
Graduating Seniors...Employment Opportunity
Advanced Placement Information
AP Bulletin for Students and Parents - Your guide to the AP Program
AP Resources and other AP news is here:
News about the Pre-AP program (for 9th-graders) for 2018-19 is here:
You can sign up to be the first to learn about AP programs and other news at both of the above websites.
Weekly Highlights in Pictures
HS Departments (News/Information)
Otsego Virtual Learning Academy
OVLA utilizes the online curriculum provided through the Northwest Ohio Virtual Academy (NOVA) called Connexus. Connexus is a rigorous, college preparatory, virtual learning program developed by Pearson Education that offers nearly 600 online courses. This is a K-12 curriculum program which offers a Gifted and Talented option for most grades.
Mr. Steve Mohr - Head Teacher of Virtual Learning
News from Athletics
***For the most up to date Schedules please go to the main HS Website, these only get posted once per week and may not reflect changes. High School Website with updated Dates
Otsego Athletics is on Twitter and Facebook. Follow (@OtsegoAthletics) for high school scores and other athletic department information.
Music Department News
High School & JH Buses (Bus Routes for grades 6-12 & Penta)
Food Service Department
Ag and FFA News
Community News and Events
Togany Sentinel Carrier WANTED!
Lifeguard Positions Available
Otsego Gear - Order Here
Yard/House Work Camp Fundraising
Do you need some work done around your yard or home? We can help! High school students and leaders are looking for various jobs to do to raise money for Young Life Camp this summer. If you have a job in mind, please contact us and we would be thrilled to take care of it! You can respond to this email or contact a staff person for more information or arrange a job.
Dan Ketterman: 937-408-1781, Emily Kurfis: 419-351-9023
**Dan Ketterman's phone number was listed incorrectly in the previously sent newsletter. We apologize for the additional email and any confusion that may have come as a result.
White Bass Fishing Tournament
Classic Weekly Joke
In honor of my children and their spring break...
Q: Why did the cookie go to the hospital??
A: Because he felt crummy, DUH!
Communication with the High School
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. That's 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)