OOBHS Football vs Mt. Ararat 8 Man State Football Championship Saturday 2 PM at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland. Community fan buses leaving OOBHS at 1 PM. Game tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students/seniors. Please call 934-4461 beginning Tuesday to reserve your spot. Go Gulls!

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Hi Everyone,

A reminder that grades close today. First quarter report cards will be emailed next Friday, November 8th. Please talk with your child about their progress to date and again please contact teachers with any questions. Here are this week’s announcements:

No School For OOBHS Students Next Tuesday! Wednesday is an Early Release Day!

No school for students (High School Only) next Tuesday November 5th, due to election day and public voting at the high school. BRCOT programs will be in session and students will be transported to and from OOBHS at the regularly scheduled times. Teachers still will report to work for professional development sessions. Students who attend Jameson and Loranger will report to school. Wednesday is an early release day for students so we may continue Parent/Teacher conferences.

Picture Retakes

Picture retakes will be on Monday, November 4th. Order forms are in the main office. 

From The OOBHS Boosters

We have a home playoff football game tonight at 7PM. If we win we will also host a game next week and we will need help in the concession stand. Please go to the website https://www.volunteersignup.org/ETBX4  or email oobhsboosters@gmail.com to sign up and help. Students can get community service hours toward graduation by helping with concessions. 

Parent Teacher Conferences

Reminder, parent teacher conference second session is Wednesday, November 6 (1-7pm). Please click on the following link to sign up: OOB HS – Parent/Teacher Conference Reservation … – Virtual Paragon. The Link is also on our website under the “Parents and Students.” Click on Parent/Teacher Conferences.  The password for the sight is seagull04064.

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.

Senior Portraits!

Senior portraits and baby pictures for the Yearbook are due to Ms. Moutsatsos Today. They can be emailed to –  smoutsatsos@rsu23.org. If you need help getting Senior portraits taken please see Ms. Moutsatsos. ALSO – your Senior Yearbook Info Sheet is due by Today – this form includes all activities you participated in and your Senior quote.  Please pick-up blank forms, and return completed forms, to Ms. Moutsatsos in the Cafe or to Ms. Shauna in the Main Office.

Important and Upcoming Dates:    

  • Tuesday, November 5 – Election Day, No School For OOBHS Students
  • Wednesday, November 6 – Early Release/ Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Tuesday, November 26 – Early Release Day
  • Wednesday, November 27 to Friday November 29 – Thanksgiving Break 

That’s it for this week. Thank you!

 -John

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Hi Everyone,

Last week Spirit Week was a rousing success and everyone had a wonderful time at the homecoming dance. Also last Wednesday, our freshmen went on job shadows, sophomores and juniors took the PSAT exam, and seniors had their internship workshop. Reminder, first quarter grades close Friday, November 1st. Here are this week’s communications:

OOBHS Marching Band Home Show!

The OOBHS Marching Band hosts a home show on Saturday, 10/26. The show starts at 5PM. Please join us!!

Secret Spook!

The Interact Club will be selling purple, orange and white carnations for Halloween!!  Carnations are on sale Thursday the 24th through Tuesday the 29th during lunches in the Cafe. Flowers are 1 for $2 or 3 for $5.  Single flowers and small bouquets will be delivered on Halloween decorated with curling ribbon and a festive tag. Parents…these flowers are available to be purchased and delivered to your students. Contact Ms. Moutsatsos if you are interested. smoutsatsos@rsu23.org or call 934-4461

Picture Retakes

Picture retakes will be on Monday, November 4th. Order forms are in the main office. 

Class of 2020 Calendar Fundraiser!

The class of 2020 has started selling tickets for their 2020 calendar raffle! Help support the class of 2020 and win some amazing prizes. Please reach out to a senior for more information and the purchase of tickets.

From The OOBHS Boosters

We have a home football game tonight at 7PM and we will need help in the concession stand. Please go to the website Volunteer Signup or email oobhsboosters@gmail.com to sign up and help. Students can get community service hours toward graduation by helping with concessions. 

Parent Teacher Conferences

Reminder,  Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held next Wednesday, October 30, (3-7 pm) & Wednesday, November 6 (1-7pm).  Parents will be able to login to Virtual Paragon as of Monday, October 1st. Please click on the following link to sign up: OOB HS – Parent/Teacher Conference Reservation … – Virtual Paragon. The Link is also on our website under the “Parents and Students.” Click on Parent/Teacher Conferences.  The password for the sight is seagull04064.

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 $50.00 during the month of October, and will be $55.00 in November. If you order online you can pay in 3 monthly installments! ($16.67 each) Visit the Josten’s website for more information.

Senior Portraits

Senior portraits and baby pictures for the Yearbook are due to Ms. Moutsatsos by November 1st.  They can be emailed to – smoutsatsos@rsu23.org. If you need help getting Senior portraits taken please see Ms. Moutsatsos. ALSO – Senior Yearbook Info Sheet is due by November 1st– this form includes all activities you participated in and your Senior quote.  Please pick-up blank forms, and return completed forms, to Ms. Moutsatsos in the Cafe or to Ms. Shauna in the Main Office.

 

Important and Upcoming Dates:    

  • Wednesday October 30 – Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Tuesday, November 5 – Election Day, No School For OOBHS Students
  • Wednesday, November 6 – Early Release/ Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Tuesday, November 26 – Early Release Day
  • Wednesday, November 27  to Friday November 29 Thanksgiving Break 

That’s it for this week. Thank you!

 -John

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Hi Everyone,

We are looking forward to a great homecoming weekend here at OOBHS. We are just completing spirit week with high levels of participation during each of our special themed days. Thank you to Ms. Nason and the Student Council for organizing spirit week! Reminder, first quarter grades close Friday, November 1st. Here are this week’s communications:

Golf Team!

Congratulations to the OOBHS golf team who won the Western Maine Conference Sportsmanship Award for the second straight season!

Homecoming Dance

The Homecoming Dance will be tomorrow at OOBHS from 7-10 PM. All OOBHS dance policies will be observed and each student will receive a breathalyzer test upon arrival administered by the OOB Police Department.

OOBHS Marching Band Home Show!

The OOBHS Marching Band hosts a home show on Saturday, 10/26. The show starts at 5PM. Please join us!!

Class of 2020 Calendar Fundraiser!

The class of 2020 has started selling tickets for their 2020 calendar raffle! Help support the class of 2020 and win some amazing prizes. Please reach out to a senior for more information and the purchase of tickets.

From The OOBHS Boosters

We have home football games tomorrow at 1:30 and October 25th at 7PM and we will need help in the concession stand. Please go to the website https://www.volunteersignup.org/ETBX4  or email oobhsboosters@gmail.com to sign up and help. Students can get community service hours toward graduation by helping with concessions. 

Parent Teacher Conferences

Reminder,  Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, October 30, (3-7 pm) & Wednesday, November 6 (1-7pm).  Parents will be able to login to Virtual Paragon as of Monday, October 1st. Please click on the following link to sign up: OOB HS – Parent/Teacher Conference Reservation … – Virtual Paragon. The Link is also on our website under the “Parents and Students.” Click on Parent/Teacher Conferences.  The password for the sight is seagull04064.

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 $50.00 during the month of October, and will be $55.00 in November. If you order online you can pay in 3 monthly installments! ($16.67 each). Visit the Josten’s website for more information.

Senior Portraits!

Senior portraits and baby pictures for the Yearbook are due to Ms. Moutsatsos by November 1st.  They can be emailed to – smoutsatsos@rsu23.org. If you need help getting Senior portraits taken please see Ms. Moutsatsos.

ALSO – your Senior Yearbook Info Sheet is due by November 1st – this form includes all activities you participated in and your Senior quote.  Please pick-up blank forms, and return completed forms, to Ms. Moutsatsos in the Cafe or to Ms. Shauna in the Main Office.

Contact Information

If you have not done so already, please update your contact information and personal information in Powerschool on the form that was sent home and have your child return the form or contact us. We want to make sure we have the correct information in our database. Thank you!

Family Vacation Forms

During the school year some families take vacations and ask that we excuse their children from school days. This is not a problem, however, we do have forms for the student, parents, teachers and administration to sign off on in order to help students understand the expectations of making up missed work. The forms can be found in the main office. Thanks for your help!

School Nutrition Program

Food & Nutrition Services is busy serving breakfast and lunch to our students daily.  For those of you who have free or reduced lunches and have not filled out a new application this year, your benefits from last year have expired. Please complete an application prior to this date in order to avoid a lapse in meal benefits.  Results of all benefits are mailed directly to your house and remain confidential. Not only do these benefits provide meals at a lower cost, but they allow us to provide a Summer Meals program and the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, among others.  Please contact Caroline Trinder at 934-4461 ext 1239 with any questions about your child’s meal benefits status.

Important and Upcoming Dates:    

  • Saturday 10/19 – Homecoming Dance
  • Wednesday October 30 – Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Tuesday, November 5 – Election Day, No School For OOBHS Students
  • Wednesday, November 6 – Early Release/ Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Tuesday, November 26 – Early Release Day
  • Wednesday, November 27 to Friday November 29 – Thanksgiving Break 

That’s it for this week. Thank you!

 -John

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Hi Everyone!

Graduation is complete and we had a wonderful farewell to our beloved Class of 2019. Thanks to everyone who helped make graduation week happen and to those who volunteered their time for the ceremony last Sunday. Summer here we come….

OOBHS Field Day Today!

The OOBHS Boosters are hosting their annual Field Day at OOBHS today from 1:00-2:45pm. They are looking for donations of chips, cookies, Gatorade etc. and volunteers. Please contact oobhsboosters@gmail.com to help!  Also, remind your children to see their class officers to sign up for the Relay, Tug of War, and Dunk tank activities.  

End Of Year Reminder

A reminder to all students and their parents that final exams start today and run through next week. Please finish all work and take care of any obligations still remaining for this school year.  We have had a great year and we want everyone to finish in a strong fashion. Please call or text me at (207) 351-0099 about any questions and concerns as we move into summer. The 2019 Summer Academy will be held at Old Orchard Beach High School Monday, June 17th – Friday, June 28th from 8:30-10:30.  Student referral letters and registration information will be sent home early next week. There is no cost for the program and credit recovery work will either be coursework through the Educere online learning platform or specific assignments developed and submitted by the student’s teacher. Credit recovery plans are personalized for each student and students are expected to participate in summer academy and meet all the requirements outlined in their credit recovery plan.

Spring Sports News!

In spring track, sophomore, Trevor Grenier was a standout performer for the team this season and top point scorer.  He was named to the WMC 2nd Team All-Conference for his 2nd place finish in the 110 m hurdles. He placed 3rd at the WMC Conference meet for the 300 hurdles. Trevor placed 8th at the state meet in both the 110 hurdles and the 300 m hurdles.

The boys 4×800 team of Kellen Zecchinelli, Marcus Gaudet, Kyle Methot, and Joe Atwater broke the school record at the state meet by 19 seconds.  They are a young team so we are looking forward to a great future with them.

The baseball team won an exciting playoff prelim game on Tuesday 7-6 over St. Doms. They finished the season yesterday with a playoff loss to Lisbon. Their final record is 7-10

The softball team finished its season with improvement and a 2-14 record

Greetings from the Old Orchard Beach Booster Club!

We will be holding our next meeting June 10th at 6:00pm at the High School!  We invite you to join us to learn more!

We currently support not only athletics, but a variety of clubs and activities. We are entirely volunteer supported and encourage all parents/guardians of Old Orchard Beach High School students and incoming students to participate.  

“Many hands make light work!”

We look forward to seeing you June 10th!

Sincerely,

Jenna Payea, President

Karin Lavigne, Vice President

Rene Laplante, Treasurer

Kara Poulin, Secretary

Travel Abroad Opportunity!

This year, a group of students spent their April Break in Costa Rica. Next year, we are going to Italy!! To learn more about this exciting travel experience, and determine if the trip is a good fit for your student, join Ms. Jaffe in the high school library on Wednesday May 29th at 6:30pm for an informational meeting. We will go over all the trip details, and enrollment information will be provided.

This travel experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and open to all students who will be at the high school next year. Don’t miss out on the chance to give your student an incredible, life changing experience. Email sjaffe@rsu23.org with any questions.

Community Service

Students must complete 20 hours of community service as a graduation requirement. Please contact the guidance office for community service opportunities. We have plenty for the kids to do!

Powerschool Parent Portal

Powerschool will be shut down as of June 14th for the summer.

RSU 23 Summer Meal Program

RSU23 is excited to announce we will be offering free breakfast and lunches to children all summer long!  Free breakfast will be provided Monday-Friday at Loranger Memorial School from 7:45-8:45am. Free lunch will be served Monday-Friday at Loranger Memorial School from 11:30am-12:00pm and also at Libby Library Tuesday-Friday from 11:30am-12:00pm.

The Summer Meals program will run from June 24-August 16 and is free to any child 18 and under.  (Please note we will be closed July 4 & 5). We would love for you to follow our Facebook page- RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services- for menus and more information!

2019 Final Exam Schedule and Details:

Friday, June 7

Block 1 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 3 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Monday, June 10

Block 2 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 4 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Tuesday, June 11

Block 5 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 7 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Wednesday, June 12

Block 6 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 8 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Thursday, June 13

Make-Up Exams 8:30-10:00

 

Additional Information:

Transportation- Busses will run daily at 12:10 and 2:45

Food- Breakfast is served daily and lunches will be provided before and after the second exam.

Study Areas- If students don’t have a final exam they are expected to be in the cafeteria or the library. The library will be reserved for students who want a quiet, food-free study area. The cafeteria will be open to students who want to study with classmates and/or eat food.

Study Support (Library)-  The Study Support staff will be available in the Brownrigg Library for all interested students. Attendance at Study Support is required for those students who still have missing assignments and/or failing grades.  

Learning Labs- Students with scheduled learning labs need to attend

Timeliness: Students should be arriving on-time for exams. Any Students arriving late to tests should be sent to the main office to check-in.

Afternoon Make-Up Exams- Make-Up exams are to be scheduled between teacher and students during the afternoon make-up time (12:30-2:45)

OOBHS Device Collection Plan​:

OOBHS Device Collection Plan

Date

Action

Group

6/3-6/6

Early Device Turn-In  ****All students who do not need Chromebooks for finals

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2020 -2022)

6/7 to 6/12

Finals Week Device Turn-In

****All students will turn-in devices to the Library after their last final exam

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2020 -2022)

6/12 and Beyond

Missing items letters

(e.g. list missing items, bring back ASAP or pay Fees Due)

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2020 -2022)

Important Upcoming Dates

Today –             Field Day

Thursday June 13 –         Last Day of School (Early Release)

That’s all for this week. Thank you!

-John

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Hi Everyone,

We are headed into graduation weekend full steam ahead. Please pay close attention to the “Upcoming Important Dates” section at the bottom of the memo so you can mark your calendars. Here are the communications for this week!

Class of 2019 Graduation!

I would like to invite everyone to our graduation ceremony this Sunday, June 2nd at 2:00pm at the Seaside Pavilion. Parking at the site is extremely limited so please park at the high school, where shuttle bus transportation will be provided to and from the event starting at 1:00.

Greetings from the Old Orchard Beach Booster Club!

We will be holding our next meeting June 10th at 6:00pm at the High School!  We invite you to join us to learn more!

We currently support not only athletics, but a variety of clubs and activities. We are entirely volunteer supported and encourage all parents/guardians of Old Orchard Beach High School students and incoming students to participate.  

“Many hands make light work!”

We look forward to seeing you June 10th!

Sincerely,

Jenna Payea, President

Karin Lavigne, Vice President

Rene Laplante, Treasurer

Kara Poulin, Secretary

Travel Abroad Opportunity!

This year, a group of students spent their April Break in Costa Rica. Next year, we are going to Italy!! To learn more about this exciting travel experience, and determine if the trip is a good fit for your student, join Ms. Jaffe in the high school library on Wednesday May 29th at 6:30pm for an informational meeting. We will go over all the trip details, and enrollment information will be provided.

This travel experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and open to all students who will be at the high school next year. Don’t miss out on the chance to give your student an incredible, life changing experience. Email sjaffe@rsu23.org with any questions.

OOBHS Field Day Friday June 7th!

The OOBHS Boosters are hosting their annual Field Day at OOBHS on Friday June 7. They are looking for donations of chips, cookies, Gatorade etc. and volunteers. Please contact oobhsboosters@gmail.com to help!  Also, remind your children to see their class officers to sign up for the Relay, Tug of War, and Dunk tank activities.  

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 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.

RSU 23 Summer Meal Program

RSU23 is excited to announce we will be offering free breakfast and lunches to children all summer long!  Free breakfast will be provided Monday-Friday at Loranger Memorial School from 7:45-8:45am. Free lunch will be served Monday-Friday at Loranger Memorial School from 11:30am-12:00pm and also at Libby Library Tuesday-Friday from 11:30am-12:00pm.

The Summer Meals program will run from June 24-August 16 and is free to any child 18 and under.  (Please note we will be closed July 4 & 5). We would love for you to follow our Facebook page- RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services- for menus and more information!

2019 Final Exam Schedule and Details:

Friday, June 7

Block 1 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 3 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Monday, June 10

Block 2 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 4 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Tuesday, June 11

Block 5 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 7 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Wednesday, June 12

Block 6 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 8 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Thursday, June 13

Make-Up Exams 8:30-10:00

Additional Information:

Transportation- Busses will run daily at 12:10 and 2:45

Food- Breakfast is served daily and lunches will be provided before and after the second exam.

Study Areas- If students don’t have a final exam they are expected to be in the cafeteria or the library. The library will be reserved for students who want a quiet, food-free study area. The cafeteria will be open to students who want to study with classmates and/or eat food.

Study Support (Library)-  The Study Support staff will be available in the Brownrigg Library for all interested students. Attendance at Study Support is required for those students who still have missing assignments and/or failing grades.  

Learning Labs- Students with scheduled learning labs need to attend

Timeliness: Students should be arriving on-time for exams. Any Students arriving late to tests should be sent to the main office to check-in.

Afternoon Make-Up Exams- Make-Up exams are to be scheduled between teacher and students during the afternoon make-up time (12:30-2:45)

OOBHS Device Collection Plan​:

OOBHS Device Collection Plan

Date

Action

Group

6/3-6/6

Early Device Turn-In  ****All students who do not need Chromebooks for finals

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2020 -2022)

6/7 to 6/12

Finals Week Device Turn-In

****All students will turn-in devices to the Library after their last final exam

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2020 -2022)

6/12 and Beyond

Missing items letters

(e.g. list missing items, bring back ASAP or pay Fees Due)

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2020 -2022)

Important Upcoming Dates

Sun, June 2-             Graduation (2PM)

Fri, June 7 –             Field Day

Thursday June 13 –         Last Day of School (Early Release)

That’s all for this week. Thank you!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

As we cruise into Memorial Day weekend (there is no school on Monday in observance of the holiday) please check with your child about their academic progress to ensure all obligations are completed prior to June 13th.  Things are moving smoothly here at the high school as students are looking forward to graduation, the great weather, and a positive end to the year! Please pay close attention to the “Upcoming Important Dates” section at the bottom of the memo so you can mark your calendars. Here are the communications for this week!

Morgan Rooney!

Congratulations to Morgan Rooney, who was voted graduation Honor Essayist for the Class of 2019.

Spring Concert

Wonderful job Monday night by the band and chorus. The talent and performance was amazing! Wonderful job by the allied arts department hosting their open house as well!

Senior Class Trip

The class of 2019 will be traveling to the Forks for an overnight white water rafting experience on Tuesday May 28th.  Students going on the trip need to be at the High School at 12:30 for a bag check in the gym. We will leave the high school at 1:00 pm.  We will return to the high school on the 29th around 5:00 pm. Trip attendees should be prepared for a chilly night of sleep. Sleeping bags, hats, layers of clothes are all recommended to ensure a comfortable night.  Please see Mrs. Nason, if you have more questions about the trip.

Travel Abroad Opportunity!

This year, a group of students spent their April Break in Costa Rica. Next year, we are going to Italy!! To learn more about this exciting travel experience, and determine if the trip is a good fit for your student, join Ms. Jaffe in the high school library on Wednesday May 29th at 6:30pm for an informational meeting. We will go over all the trip details, and enrollment information will be provided.

This travel experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and open to all students who will be at the high school next year. Don’t miss out on the chance to give your student an incredible, life changing experience. Email sjaffe@rsu23.org with any questions.

Senior Classwork

OOBHS classes for all seniors are concluded unless there are extenuating circumstances such as a need for credit recovery work, AP/College credit classes or Band/Chorus graduation prep classes which require attendance throughout May. Seniors attending BRCOT will continue to attend their normal vocational classes until today.

OOBHS Field Day Friday June 7th!

The OOBHS Boosters are hosting their annual Field Day at OOBHS on Friday June 7. They are looking for donations of chips, cookies, Gatorade etc. and volunteers. Please contact oobhsboosters@gmail.com to help!  Also, remind your children to see their class officers to sign up for the Relay, Tug of War, and Dunk tank activities.  

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!

2019 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee:  Please see attached.

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can 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.

RSU 23 Summer Meal Program

RSU23 is excited to announce we will be offering free breakfast and lunches to children all summer long!  Free breakfast will be provided Monday-Friday at Loranger Memorial School from 7:45-8:45am. Free lunch will be served Monday-Friday at Loranger Memorial School from 11:30am-12:00pm and also at Libby Library Tuesday-Friday from 11:30am-12:00pm.

The Summer Meals program will run from June 24-August 16 and is free to any child 18 and under. (Please note we will be closed July 4 & 5). We would love for you to follow our Facebook page- RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services- for menus and more information!

2019 Final Exam Schedule and Details:

Friday, June 7

Block 1 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 3 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Monday, June 10

Block 2 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 4 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Tuesday, June 11

Block 5 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 7 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Wednesday, June 12

Block 6 Exam 8:30-10:00

Block 8 Exam 10:30-12:00

Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45

Thursday, June 13

Make-Up Exams 8:30-10:00

Additional Information:

Transportation- Busses will run daily at 12:10 and 2:45

Food- Breakfast is served daily and lunches will be provided before and after the second exam.

Study Areas- If students don’t have a final exam they are expected to be in the cafeteria or the library. The library will be reserved for students who want a quiet, food-free study area. The cafeteria will be open to students who want to study with classmates and/or eat food.

Study Support (Library)-  The Study Support staff will be available in the Brownrigg Library for all interested students. Attendance at Study Support is required for those students who still have missing assignments and/or failing grades.  

Learning Labs- Students with scheduled learning labs need to attend

Timeliness: Students should be arriving on-time for exams. Any Students arriving late to tests should be sent to the main office to check-in.

Afternoon Make-Up Exams- Make-Up exams are to be scheduled between teacher and students during the afternoon make-up time (12:30-2:45)

OOBHS Device Collection Plan​:

OOBHS Device Collection Plan

Date

Action

Group

5/24 to 5/28

Senior Class Device Collection ***Seniors will turn-in devices after their internship presentation

Seniors (YOG 2019)

5/31

Senior Fees Due

Seniors (YOG 2019)

6/3-6/6

Early Device Turn-In  ****All students who do not need Chromebooks for finals

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2020 -2022)

6/7 to 6/12

Finals Week Device Turn-In

****All students will turn-in devices to the Library after their last final exam

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2020 -2022)

6/12 and Beyond

Missing items letters

(e.g. list missing items, bring back ASAP or pay Fees Due)

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2020 -2022)

NOTE: Senior devices have to be turned in by 12:00 noon 5/28, if device is not turned in then student can’t go on Senior trip. Senior fines have to be paid by Friday May 31st, by 3:00pm

Important Upcoming Dates

Mon, May 27-          No School, Memorial Day

Tue-Wed May 28 & 29-     Senior Class Trip

Thurs, May 30-          Awards Day (1:30) and Senior Dinner (6PM)

Sun, June 2-              Graduation (2PM)

Fri, June 7 –              Field Day

Thursday June 13 –          Last Day of School (Early Release)

That’s all for this week. Thank you!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

According to the increased activity downtown, one can see the summer season is almost upon us! It is very important that students focus on making sure they are completing any obligations and classwork as school begins to wind down this year. Students and staff are committed to a strong finish in the school year while we celebrate all of our great accomplishments during the past nine months. Please pay close attention to the “Upcoming Important Dates” section at the bottom of the memo so you can mark your calendars! Here are the communications for this week!

Spring Concert!

Featuring the Concert Band and Chorus

PLUS

Allied Arts Open House!

Please join us on Monday, May 20 at the high school for a combined evening of the arts. Concert begins at 7 PM in the cafeteria. Adults $3/Students and senior citizens $2

BUT

Come early and start in our library where there will be art work from our art program, projects form our industrial technology program, and delectable treats from our culinary program. Then take a walk through the hallway where more great artwork is displayed, and our personal fitness areas are open for inspection. Then finish the night with a concert by our award winning musicians!

Travel Abroad Opportunity!

This year, a group of students spent their April Break in Costa Rica. Next year, we are going to Italy!! To learn more about this exciting travel experience, and determine if the trip is a good fit for your student, join Ms. Jaffe in the high school library on Wednesday May 29th at 6:30pm for an informational meeting. We will go over all the trip details, and enrollment information will be provided.

This travel experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and open to all students who will be at the high school next year. Don’t miss out on the chance to give your student an incredible, life changing experience. Email sjaffe@rsu23.org with any questions.

Senior Classwork

OOBHS classes for all seniors are concluded unless there are extenuating circumstances such as a need for credit recovery work, AP/College credit classes or Band/Chorus graduation prep classes which require attendance throughout May. Seniors attending BRCOT will continue to attend their normal vocational classes until May 24.

Senior Internships!

We are excited to announce that Senior Interns are off and running with their internship experiences.  Parents/Guardians, please be sure to check your emails for more information. We appreciate your support in reminding students of requirements and deadlines.

May 23rd, 8:30-2:00 pm – Senior Internship Presentations will take place throughout the day in the high school gym.  We would love to have you join us if you are able; your seniors will be able to tell you more about the specific times they will be speaking.

OOBHS Field Day Friday June 7th!

The OOBHS Boosters are hosting their annual Field Day at OOBHS on Friday June 7. They are looking for donations of chips, cookies, Gatorade etc. and volunteers. Please contact oobhsboosters@gmail.com to help!  Also, remind your children to see their class officers to sign up for the Relay, Tug of War, and Dunk tank activities.  

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 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.

Important Upcoming Dates

May 6-24-             Senior Internship

Mon, May 20            Spring Concert, Allied Arts Open House

Mon, May 27-         No School, Memorial Day

Tue-Wed May 28 & 29-     Senior Class Trip

Thurs, May 30-         Awards Day (1:30) and Senior Dinner (6PM)

Sun, June 2-             Graduation (2PM)

Fri, June 7 –             Field Day

Thursday June 13 –         Last Day of School (Early Release)

That’s all for this week. Thank you!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! As we march through the month of May, we are checking off boxes regarding things that need to be accomplished before graduation and the end of the school year. Fourth quarter progress report grades will be available for viewing today so please check with your child regarding their school work. Also please pay close attention to the “Upcoming Important Dates” section at the bottom of the memo so you can mark your calendars. Here are the communications for this week.

OOBHS Honored in US News and World Report Magazine!

U.S. News evaluated more than 20,500 public high schools around the country and identified Old Orchard Beach High School among the top 40% of schools nationally ranked!

https://www.journaltribune.com/articles/front-page/several-high-schools-in-york-county-rated-among-best-in-state/

Bradley Houle!

Congratulations to Bradley Houle, who has been named the Saco Bay Rotary Club OOBHS May 2019 Student of the Month!

Senior Classwork

OOBHS classes for all seniors are concluded unless there are extenuating circumstances such as a need for credit recovery work, AP/College credit classes or Band/Chorus graduation prep classes which require attendance throughout May. Seniors attending BRCOT will continue to attend their normal vocational classes until May 24.

Booster Club Needs Help!

The OOBHS Boosters are hosting their annual Field Day at OOBHS on Friday June 7. They are looking for donations of chips, cookies, Gatorade etc. and volunteers. Please contact oobhsboosters@gmail.com to help!

Old Orchard Beach High School Quarter 3 Honor Roll:  Updated Q3 Honor Roll for OOBHS

Prom Saturday!

This year’s Prom, “Starry Night,” will be held tomorrow, May 11th, at Mariner’s Church in Portland from 7:00-11:00 PM.  Light appetizers, desserts, and soda will be served throughout the evening. We hope to see you there! If you have questions, please email Ms. Moutsatsos at smoutsatsos@rsu23.org.

Spring Concert!

Featuring the Concert Band and Chorus

PLUS

Allied Arts Open House!

Please join us on Monday, May 20 at the high school for a combined evening of the arts.

Concert begins at 7 PM in the cafeteria

Adults $3/Students and senior citizens $2

BUT

Come early and start in our library where there will be art work from our art program, projects form our industrial technology program, and delectable treats from our culinary program. Then take a walk through the hallway where more great artwork is displayed, and our personal fitness areas are open for inspection. Then finish the night with a concert by our award winning musicians!

Senior Internships!

We are excited to announce that Senior Interns are off and running with their internship experiences.  Parents/Guardians, please be sure to check your emails for more information. We appreciate your support in reminding students of requirements and deadlines.

May 23rd, 8:30-2:00 pm – Senior Internship Presentations will take place throughout the day in the high school gym.  We would love to have you join us if you are able; your seniors will be able to tell you more about the specific times they will be speaking.

OOBHS Field Day Friday June 7th!

The Boosters are looking for donations of water and baked goods along with anyone (volunteers) who can help this day at OOBHS.  Also, remind your children to see their class officers to sign up for the Relay, Tug of War, and Dunk tank activities.

Regional School Budget Meeting!

Please attend the Regional School Budget Meeting on Tuesday, May 14th at 6PM in the OOBHS Cafeteria. This is the meeting when taxpayers vote on individual articles in the school budget. Please come out and support the budget. Thank you!

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 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.

Important Upcoming Dates

Sat, May 11 –            Prom

May 6-24-             Senior Internship

Mon, May 20            Spring Concert, Allied Arts Open House

Mon, May 27-         No School, Memorial Day

Tue-Wed May 28 & 29-     Senior Class Trip

Thurs, May 30-         Awards Day (1:30) and Senior Dinner (6PM)

Sun, June 2-             Graduation (2PM)

Fri, June 7 –             Field Day

Thursday June 13 –         Last Day of School (Early Release)

That’s all for this week. Thank you!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

Lots of activity here at OOBHS, there will be announcements and updates sent out in addition to my weekly memo in the coming days and weeks to keep you in the know. It’s hard to believe seniors are taking their finals in ten days before they head out into the “Real World” to complete their professional internships, in which they will write reflections and present their experiences to a panel in the the coming weeks. Please pay close attention to the “Upcoming Important Dates” section at the bottom of the memo. It will help you with our end of year schedule.  Here are the communications for this week!

Old Orchard Beach High School Quarter 3 Honor Roll:  OOBHS Q3 Honor Roll

Attention Seniors!

Senior trip permission forms and money for senior class dinner are due Thursday, May 9th.

It’s Prom Season Everyone!

This year’s Prom, “Starry Night,” will be held on Saturday, May 11th, at Mariner’s Church in Portland from 7:00-11:00 PM.  Light appetizers, desserts, and soda will be served throughout the evening. Tickets go are on sale they are $60 per person. Tickets will be on sale each day until May 3rd. For all guests who are not current OOBHS students, guest paperwork forms needs to be turned in and approved by Mr. Suttie or Mr. Hanson by 5/3.  It’s shaping up to a be a magical evening. We hope to see you there! If you have questions, please email Ms. Moutsatsos at smoutsatsos@rsu23.org.

OOBHS Field Day Friday May 10th!

The Boosters are looking for donations of water and baked goods along with anyone (volunteers) who can help this day at OOBHS.  Also, remind your children to see their class officers to sign up for the Relay, Tug of War, and Dunk tank activities.

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 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.

Important Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, May 1 –        Early Release Day

Mon-Fri, May 6-10-         Senior Exam Week

Fri, May 10 –              Field Day

Sat, May 11 –             Prom

May 6-24-              Senior Internship

Mon, May 27-          No School, Memorial Day

Tue-Wed May 28 & 29-     Senior Class Trip

Thurs, May 30-          Awards Day (1:30) and Senior Dinner (6PM)

Sun, June 2-              Graduation (2PM)

Thursday June 13 –         Last Day of School (Early Release)

That’s all for this week. Thank you!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

April vacation is now upon us! I’m sending the memo a day early as tomorrow is a non-student day. Please continue to stay informed of the events going on here at OOBHS as things will happen very quickly when we return from vacation, especially for seniors and their families. Please take a look at important upcoming dates at the bottom of the memo, they take us right through the end of the year. Please contact me if you need anything over break. I will be in and out of the building but call or text me anytime, day or night, my cell phone number is (207) 351-0099. The next Principal’s Memo will be on Friday, April 26th.  Here are this week’s communications:

Trevor Grenier!

Congratulations to Trevor Grenier, who has been named the April 2019 Saco Bay Rotary Club OOBHS Student of the Month!

More Honors For Our Music Department

Congratulations to our high school jazz choir for their 2nd place finish in the state vocal jazz finals. They were also awarded best rhythm section for the festival!

Congratulations to our high school concert band for achieving a gold medal performance at the Maine Band Directors Association Concert Band Festival on April 3rd at Scarborough High School. This caps a year where all our our performing ensembles received a gold medal for their work.

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 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.

Important Upcoming Dates

Friday, April 12 –         April Vacation Begins

Monday, May 1 –         Early Release Day

Mon-Fri, May 6-10-    Senior Exam Week

May 6-24-              Senior Internship

Mon, May 27-         No School, Memorial Day

Tue-Wed May 28 & 29-     Senior Class Trip

Thurs, May 30-          Awards Day (1:30) and Senior Dinner (6PM)

Sun, June 2-              Graduation (2PM)

Thursday June 13 –      Last Day of School (Early Release)

 

That’s all for this week. Thank you!

-John

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