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Hi Everyone,

Happy Valentine’s Day. We are wrapping things up today as the school gets ready to close for February vacation. Please check with your child to make sure they have everything they need in order to catch up on any missing work. If you need anything over break don’t hesitate to call my cell phone anytime at (207) 351-0099. The next Principal’s Memo will be Friday, February 28th. Here are this week’s announcements:

 

Sophia Loranger!

Congratulations to senior Sophia Loranger who was named the 2020 recipient of the Maine Principals’ Association Award! Sophia will be attending a luncheon in April with other winners of the award from every high school in Maine.

 

Congratulations To Boy’s Basketball and Girl’s Ice Hockey!

Congrats to the boy’s basketball team and girl’s ice hockey teams on great seasons. Both teams had a great year and made the playoffs. Congrats also to basketball player Ryan Crockett for scoring his 1,000th point on Wednesday night vs. Monmouth!

Fan Bus!

There will be a fan bus for OOB students heading to the Augusta Civic Center on Tuesday night for the girl’s basketball playoff game. The bus will leave OOBHS Monday at 5:45 PM (Students must arrive by 5:30) and return at approximately 10:30 PM. The bus is FREE and admission to the game is $5.00. Students are responsible for their own food. They may bring a lunch or buy concessions at the game. Students are required to follow all OOBHS and RSU 23 Rules and Policies.

Jazz News!

Our Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Jazz Choir all qualified for the state jazz festival at the District 1 Jazz Festival held at York High School on Feb. 11th. Each group received their highest ever qualifying score. The jazz ensemble and combo will have their state festival at South Portland High School on March 13-14, and the jazz choir will travel to Lawrence High School on March 28th. Congrats and Good Luck!

Jazz Ensemble: Nick Drown, Chris Bryant, Trevor Grenier, Emily Simpson, Max Ledoux, Vernon Wells, Caitlin Perrigo, Caleb Foss, John Ferreira, Ben Holt, Ben Perry, Alex Nguyen, Gabe LaSalle, Ryan Johnson, Cormac Quinlan

Combo: Nick Drown, Trevor Grenier, Vernon Wells, Ben Holt, Max Ledoux, Ryan Johnson, Corma Quinlan, Gabe LaSalle

Jazz Choir: Kay Petit, Katie Holt, Katie O’Neill, Gabe LaSalle, Trevor Grenier, John Ferreira, Ben Perry, Ethan Hutchinson, Ryan Johnson, Nick Drown, Max Ledoux

Important SAT Prep Information for Juniors!

Did you know that the SATs are Tuesday, April 14? Well, there’s a free SAT prep class starting on Wednesday, 1/22. All sessions are an hour and will begin promptly at 2:50. Any interested students need to see Mr. Lucchese or Ms. Kantro to sign-up.

Math with Mr. Lucchese in room 210

  • February 26
  • March 5, 11, 18, 25
  • April 2, 8

English with Ms. Kantro in room 108

  • February 24
  • March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • April 6, 13

Quarter 2 Honor Roll 19/20

Please click on the link to access to the OOBHS Qtr 2 Honor Roll: Q2 Honor Roll 19/20

 Senior Internships Internship Site Agreement Forms are due to your faculty advisors Monday, March 2nd.  Extra forms can be found in the Student Resources Board located outside the front office.  For help finalizing your internship sites, please access your faculty advisor or Ms. Hayes and Ms. Moutsatsos.

Student Supply Closet 

Thank you so much for the donations last week! Landry’s also donated an entire pallet of food to divide between all three schools. It was greatly appreciated! The closet is full for now! If a student/family is in need of any items they can contact Mrs. Dupee, Mrs. Reed or the guidance department. 

OOBHS Jazz in Portland!

The OOBHS Jazz Ensemble will be featured as guest performers with the Portland Jazz Orchestra on February 27, 2020, at One Longfellow Square in Portland. The show begins at 8 PM; advance tickets are $5 on the One Longfellow website; at the door, they are $10 for adults, $5 for students. This is a great chance for our students to perform with a pro band in a live night club setting. The Portland Jazz Orchestra has played once a month at One Longfellow for the last 14 years. If you are into jazz I highly recommend this as a fun night out and a chance to see our students strut their stuff. Email Mr. Manduca mmanduca@rsu23.org  if you want more information!

From The OOBHS Boosters

There will be a girl’s basketball game. We will need volunteers for the concession stand. Please go to the website or email oobhsboosters@gmail.com to sign up and help work the games!  Students can get community service hours toward graduation by helping with concessions.

Raffle Flyer:

Please click Raffle Flyer link to view flyer for a chance to win some awesome prizes.  All proceeds will go to support the Old Orchard Beach Activities Funds. Raffle Flyer

Community Service!

Students must complete 20 hours of community service as a graduation requirement. Parents of seniors please check with your child to find out if they still have hours to complete. Please contact the guidance office for community service opportunities. We have plenty for the kids to do!

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can also access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

Please Read My 2019-2020 Snow Day Memo!

Yearbook Info!

Order your 2020 Yearbook now!!  Order online, or see Ms. Moutsatsos in the Cafeteria to pay with cash or a check. Yearbooks are  $55.00. If you order online you can pay in 3 monthly installments ($16.67 each)! Visit the Josten’s website for more information. 

Important and Upcoming Dates:  

  • Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21 – February Break
  • Wednesday, March 4 – Early Release Day
  • Friday, March 20 – No School for Students, Professional Development Day

Thank you!

 -John