November 25, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving Rockets!
No school for students November 27 - 29. School resumes Monday, December 2nd!
ROCKET FOOTBALL - REGIONAL CHAMPIONS!
Rockets win 35-28 against defending state champs, Orrville!
OHSAA STATE SEMIFINALS
The Oak Harbor Rocket Football Team will play Kirkland Hornets at Strongsville HS on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 7:00 PM.
Online Presale tickets for the Rockets vs Kirtland are currently on sale at http://ohsaa.org/tickets
Presale will be $8.00. The gate price is $10. The school gets a portion of all Presale tickets sold.
We will pass along more information as it becomes available.
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!
Looking to view your students meal account activity?
To add money to, or otherwise access (check balances, etc) your child's school lunch account, you can go to this link below:
To access this in the future, you can go to the B-C-S Website (www.bcssd.com) under the Parents Tab.
Everyone has to register if you have not logged in. If you need help with registering please call us.
B-C-S Food Service Department.
Victoria Coffman: firstname.lastname@example.org
419-898-6216, Ext. 2210
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?
Can’t Hide our Rocket Pride!
RCW’s 3rd-grade student council held a pep assembly to cheer on our Rockets for their big game this weekend.
Thank Your for Your Service
Jerry Warren, a local veteran, spoke to our second-grade students about his service in the military and the Honor flight he took to Washington, D.C.
Great Job Second Grade!
Second-grade students presented at the Board meeting this week. They shared their research on the branches of the military and the history behind why we celebrate Veteran’s Day.
Thank You Rotary Club
The Rotary Club of Oak Harbor donated dictionaries to each of our 3rd-grade students. The students enjoy looking through the books to find all of the extra facts that are included.
Mrs. Koren’s class celebrated a Learn-With-Me day. Students used their Chromebooks to create a turkey, write about it, and share an informative video with their classmates using Flipgrid.
Winter - Spring - Summer - Fall!
An instructor from Ottawa County Soil and Water Conservation came to RCW to teach our kindergarteners about the seasons.
What's Going On At Oak Harbor Middle School?
Check Out What We Did This Week ......
Mrs. Sugalski and Mrs. Jefferson teach students about inclusion
Great performances by our 4th and 5th-grade music classes!
Thank you to our special guest appearance by Mr. O!
SCHOOL WIDE CANNED FOOD DRIVE
Great start to the canned food drive! We wrap it up the week after Thanksgiving!
A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION FEATURING THE 8TH GRADE BAND AND THE HIGH SCHOOL BANDS WILL BE ON SUNDAY DECEMBER 8TH AT 3 PM IN THE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CONCERT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, DECEMBER 16TH. THE CONCERT BEGINS AT 6:30 PM IN THE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM. 6TH AND 7TH GRADE BAND STUDENTS WILL NEED TO REPORT TO THE HIGH SCHOOL BAND ROOM BY 6 PM.
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 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.
WHATS GOING ON AT OAK HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL?
The 2019-20 National Honor Society Members & OHHS NHS alumni! Congrats to all!
Round 5 of Academic Challenge getting ready to begin @ OHHS. The Rockets take on Danbury & St. Mary’s! Thank you North Point ESC for sponsoring this great event!
Future Ready Rockets exploring their career matches from their YouScience aptitude test!
Thank you Alumni JD Bergman for sharing your time with your fellow Rockets! Go Rockets!
Rocket Pep assembly -our Senior Boys are joined by their family to compete!
The weather didn’t dampen The Pride of Oak Harbor's enthusiasm!
The Pride of Oak Harbor performing “Sweet Caroline” in a sleet storm at Mercy Health Field in Elyria!
WHATS GOING ON AT PENTA?
Penta Career Center's November Student of the Month!
Congratulations Faith Nissen!
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!
We have been busy planning for our Thanksgiving feast. We also read a book called Night Tree by Eve Bunting, and we made a special treat for the animals who live in trees.
We learned about the Pilgrims and Indians and shared our favorite Thanksgiving foods, as well as all of the things we are thankful for.
We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
Here Come the Rockets!
Thank you to the Hartford House for hosting our team feed! We also want to thank the band and all of the community members that came out to support the Rocket Football Team!
A Big Thank you goes out to Oak Harbor Police, Portage Fire and Mi-County EMS for escorting the Football our of town in their way to Victory.
Congratulations to Hannah Genzman on signing her national letter of intent to continue her academic and golf careers at Lake Erie College Storm. Hit em Straight Hannah.
ROCKET SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS:
- Final score from Oak Harbor Basketball
Lady Rockets 44 Lady Rebels 69
- Lady Rockets battle back to tie the game but ultimately fall to Rossford by the final score of 58-55. Way to play hard ladies
- Boys Basketball schedule changes.
Home vs Genoa was 11/29- Now 1/3
@ Woodmore was 11/30 Now12/11
@ Edison was 12/6 Now 1/17
Home vs Edison was 1/17 Now 2/22
@ Stritch was 12/7 Now 1/18
Please refer to the BCS website at http://bcssd.com for a complete schedule
- Due to Pool conflict at Norwalk, the Varsity Boys and Girls swim meet scheduled for Dec 4 at Norwalk is now moved to Dec 5th at Norwalk starting at 5:40
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 11/25/2019
Monday, November 25
5:30 PM A MS ~ Swim/Dive - Fremont
7:00 PM HS ~ Fall Sports Awards
Tuesday, November 26
5:00 PM H HS ~ Swim & Diving - Huron
5:30 PM H HS ~ Girls Basketball - Genoa
Wednesday, November 27
NO SCHOOL ~ Thanksgiving Break
Thursday, November 28
NO SCHOOL ~ Thanksgiving Break
Friday, November 29
NO SCHOOL ~ Thanksgiving Break
Saturday, November 30
9:00 AM A HS ~ Swim & Diving - NWOAC @ Napoleon
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.