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Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

Well, we have wrapped up the 2018-2019 school year! Thank you all for your tremendous support of our school. We had a great year and we are looking forward to August when we can welcome your children back. The next Principal’s Memo will be Friday, August 23rd. Call or text at (207) 351-0099 if you need me! Please set your calendars for the upcoming important dates in August regarding fall sports and the start of school at the end of the memo.

End of Year Grades

Fourth quarter and final grades will be emailed by next Friday, 6/21.

Summer Academy

The 2019 Summer Academy will be held at Old Orchard Beach High School next 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.

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!

Important Upcoming Dates

Monday, August 12        Fall Sports Begin

Wednesday, August 28    First Day of School Grade 9  

Thursday, August 29        First Day of School Grades 10-12

Friday, August 30        No School

Monday, September 2        Labor Day, No School

Tuesday September 3        First Day of Classes at BRCOT

Wednesday, September 11    Early Release Day/OOBHS Open House 6PM

Thank you! Have a great summer!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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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

Principal’s Memo

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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,

We’re on to May and that means we are full speed ahead planning for the end of the year and the graduation of our beloved class of 2019! 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,

Senior Exams Begin Next Week

Senior exam week begins Monday, May 6 and the complete schedule is posted below. All students are expected to take their finals with their teachers during the scheduled exam blocks. Unless teachers have requested otherwise, students are not expected to attend classes outside of their scheduled exam blocks. However, given the shortened semester due to senior internships, teachers may hold classes outside of the exam blocks if they choose. Students will be informed of any of these scheduling adjustments by Friday, May 3. Students that miss an exam due to an excused absence need to see their teacher as soon as possible to schedule an exam make-up on May 10. Study Support will remain fully staffed and available for students.

Monday, May 6 (White Day)

Block 2 Exam 8:30-9:40

Block 4 Exam 9:45-10:55

Tuesday, May 7 (Blue Day)

Block 1 Exam 8:30-9:40

Block 3  Exam 9:45-10:55

Wednesday, May 8 (White Day)

Block 6 Exam 11:00-12:45

Block 8 Exam 12:50-2:00

Thursday, May 9  (Blue Day)

Block 5 Exam 11:00-12:45

Block 7 Exam 12:50-2:00

Friday, May 10 (Blue Day)

Make-Up Exams

Senior Classes Beyond May 6:

OOBHS classes for all seniors will conclude by May 10th 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 May 10. 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

Art II Classes Visit the Portland Museum of Art

On Friday, April 26 students in Art II foundations courses visited the PMA for a guided highlights tour and a visit to the special exhibition, “Relational Undercurrents” focusing on contemporary art from the Caribbean Islands. Students were impressed and inspired by the variety of paintings, sculptures, and photographs on view. For some students, it was their first time visiting an art museum and they are excited to go back in the future!

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.

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

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,

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

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