I would like to take a moment and welcome each of you to Oldham County High School. Oldham County High School is located 18 miles northeast of Louisville, Kentucky. OCHS is home to 1443 students and 122 staff members. Our goal as a school is to offer an exciting and challenging curriculum for every student at OCHS. Students are held to high academic and social expectations and are encouraged to pursue a rigorous curriculum throughout their high school career. Upperclassmen are asked to declare a major upon entering their junior year. Our students have the opportunity to complete a minimum of 18 college credit hours prior to graduation. Socially, our students and staff are challenged to create a learning environment where every student learns at high levels.
I encourage you to browse our website for information about our school, as well as upcoming events.To ensure we continue to communicate both efficiently and effectively, please make sure we have your e-mail address in Infinite Campus. As well, we would love for you to make us your home page. If after visiting our website you still can’t obtain the information you wish, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 502-222-9461.
Go Colonels,Brent L. Deaves
Oldham County High School
Library Books: All library books are due. Please turn them in as soon as possible. Seniors, you must turn in all books to walk across the stage in graduation.
May 16 – 4th period (part A/Seniors Only)
May 17 – 4th period (part B/Seniors Only)
May 20 – 1st and 6th period finals (All)
May 21 – 2nd and 7th period finals (All)
May 22 – 4th period final (part A/Underclassmen) and 5th period (All)
May 23 – 4th period final (part B/Underclassmen) and 3rd period final (Seniors Only)
May 24 – 3rd period final (underclassmen)
May 28 – 5th period final (underclassmen)
Summer School prescriptions and/or PLATO contracts are due to teachers by May 28.
Summer school is June 3rd - 21st 8:30-12:30
* Attendance: 2 absences are allowed, however, advanced notice is appreciated A student may not return to Summer School after a second absence
* Tardy: Only 3 tardies are allowed and will count as one absence. All students must be in the classroom or with a Summer School teacher by 8:30 a.m.
Congratulations to these students for their efforts in entering this years Governors School for the Arts program. Accepted students were: Hayla Ragland in visual art and Shelbi Schooler in musical theatre. An alternate position was earned by Ellie Miller in instrumental music. Visit the GSA website for more information on this incredible program.
We would like to congratulate the following students who have been accepted as a 2013 Governor's Scholar: Luke Anderson, Sarah Boiney, Benjamin Finch, Krista Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Griffin, Connor Hays, Tanner Hennings, Madeleine Hoskins, Olivia Hoskins, Ryann Little, Aya Omar, Hayla Ragland, Cory Reinert, Emily Smith, Elizabeth Trader, Mackenzie Weiland, and Summer Wheeler.
Reminder: There is a GATES meeting on Thursday, April 18th. ARRIVE at 7:50 !!!! Our guest speaker will begin promptly at 8:00am. See Mrs. Steedly if you have any questions.
Spring Choral Concert
The Spring Choral concert will be Thursday, May 16th at 7 pm in the auditorium. Tickets are $5.00. Please note that this is ASSIGNED SEATING! You are encouraged to get your tickets early. Ticket selling times are as follows:
Monday, May 13th....7:45am and all lunches Tuesday, May 14th...7:45am and all lunches Wednesday, May 15th...7:45 and all lunches Thursday, May 16th.....lunches only and at the door beginning at 6 pm.
Attention Seniors & Parents:
Graduation has been scheduled for June 1, 2013, 6:00 pm at Broadbent Arena.
2013 Graduation Information - Important - Please Read:
Graduation is a photo opportunity!! You have two options this year to capture the moment!
Photo package options for the seated portraits range in pricing from $10 - $50. Bring money on May 28th with checks made out to Signature Studios. You’ll get an envelope on May 28th for ceremony pictures taken on the stage on June 1st.
You may also purchase the Senior Wave video + graduation for $25 (more information later)
ALL STUDENT FEES MUST BE PAID IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN COMMENCEMENT!
If you do not plan to participate in commencement or you have issues related to a cap/ gown, you need to talk with Mr. Jones or Ms. Dotson ASAP
You MUST be at practice in order to walk in graduation!!
Tuesday, May 28th - Graduation Practice @ OCHS – arrive by 9am
PARK IN THE BACK LOT!! (Arrive earlier if you want to have seated pictures taken that day) For those NOT participating in graduation – the Senior Walk will be at about 11:30.
Saturday, June 1st - Graduation Ceremony – Broadbent Arena
*Parking will be about $8 at the gate so you may want to carpool.
Student Dress Code:
Females: Dresses with nice sandals or shoes – No Flip Flops
Males: Shirt and Tie with Dress Slacks and Dress Shoes – No Jeans or Tennis Shoes
Everyone: no collars with graduation robes, cap should have one point directly in front of forehead, tassels start on the right side of the cap.
Directions to Fairgrounds:
Option 1 – Take 71S to 264W. Take Exit 11 for Crittenden Drive. Follow signs for Fair/Expo Center.
Option 2 – Take 71S to 65S. Take Exit 132 to merge onto Crittenden Drive toward the Fair/Expo Center Gates 2-3-4. Turn Left at Industrial Ave. Turn Right at Circle of Champions. Take a slight left at Fairgrounds Road. Take the 1st left toward Fairgrounds Road. Take a slight right at Fairgrounds Road.
Where to Meet:
Graduates should follow signs for the staging area. Parents will take seats on a first come, first serve basis in the main arena.
Graduates should not bring purses, hangers, cameras, boxes of bobby pins, hair spray, or any other personal belongings that will not be able to fit in your pockets under your robe as there will not be anywhere to store these items. Leave all personal items with your family.
Accepted scholarships and military commitments will be read after the name of the student when recognized on stage at graduation. Please report the exact name of those scholarships accepted to Mr. Jones, Guidance Registrar (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Scholarship dollar amounts offered to a students are also calculated for the Class of 2013. These offered scholarships dollar amounts should also be reported to Mr. Jones.
There will be a final SENIOR meeting held two weeks prior to the end of school. TBA At this meeting, Seniors will report where the guidance office should mail their FINAL TRANSCRIPT. Students will also have the opportunity to report additional scholarships. Details about graduation rehearsal and graduation day will be discussed.
Graduation rehearsal is MANDATORY and will be held starting at 9:00 on the last day of school (currently May 28, 2013 followed by the traditional Senior Walk. Graduation will be held at Louisville Broadbent Arena on June 1, 2013 starting at 6:00 pm with Project Graduation at North Oldham Middle School check-in starting at 11:00pm.
There are a few students who have not yet ordered their cap and gown. Those students need to contact Balfour or discuss with Ms. Dotson, Senior Sponsor/Graduation. (email@example.com)
OTVX - Here is the newest link to our OTVX show.
If you are planning to bring a personal device, like a laptop or iPad, please fill out the form for bringing such a device to school.
The Safe Schools Tip Line is 1-866-548-3847 X191. Anyone can call this anonymous tip line to report concerns about weapons, drugs, alcohol or any other safe schools concerns in Oldham County. Click the link on the left for more information.
Last Updated on Friday, 17 May 2013 18:43